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OPINION: Hawaii false missile alert a warning to get our civil defense right amid N. Korea threat
They issued an alert that essentially said, “You’ll be dead in 15 minutes.” That’s it. No automated follow-up about what to do, where to go, how to survive after a blast, what the state and local government plans entailed. A friend in Hawaii told me, “All they did was tell me I have 15 minutes to
Sarah Sanders pushes back on conflicting Trump FISA tweets
The White House press secretary took questions on the DACA debate, new work requirements for Medicaid, and the Russia investigation.
A timeline of Trump's immigration executive order and legal challenges
President Donald Trump's controversial executive order to temporarily ban travel to the U.S. by refugees and immigrants from some majority-Muslim countries previously sparked protests across the nation, and may do so once again now that it is set to go into partial effect this evening. Here's a
Virginia Adds Another Challenge to Trump Immigration Order, Asks Federal Judge for Injunction
Today, Virginia’s Solicitor General, Stuart Raphael, asked a federal judge to issue a nationwide preliminary injunction on President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Raphael argued it is important that " immigration law be uniform." Judge Leonie Brinkema, who sits on the U.S. District Court
Senate Confirmation Hearings: Everything to Know
As President Donald Trump's cabinet nominees continue making their way through confirmation hearings and votes, here's everything you need to know about the process: Who Needs Senate Confirmation? All cabinet-level officials , except the White House chief of staff, require Senate confirmation,
Dept. of Justice Calls Ruling on Immigration Order Case 'Vastly Overbroad'
The Department of Justice blasted a court ruling that imposed a nationwide restraining order on President Donald Trump 's immigration executive action, calling it "vastly overbroad," according to court documents. In a reply brief to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco Monday evening,
'Black Swan' Exercise to Give Trump's Team Practice for Security Crisis
Donald Trump's transition team is getting a helping hand from the Obama administration on national security matters. The administration is giving the president-elect and a select few of his top advisers sensitive intelligence briefings. And, in addition, Trump and his team will take part in two
Joni Ernst: Everything You Need to Know
Name: Joni Kay Ernst (née Culver) Party: Republican Date of Birth: July 1, 1970 Age: 46 What She Does Now: U.S. senator from Iowa What She Used to Do: Ernst served in the military for 23 years, first joining Iowa State University’s ROTC program at age 20 and then the U.S. Army Reserves after
5 Familiar Names (and Faces) You'll Recognize in 'Confirmation'
While there are a bevy of familiar television stars in HBO's upcoming movie "Confirmation," one of the most startling revelations is the sheer number of familiar names among the characters. The drama portrays the confirmation hearing process for Clarence Thomas and the sexual harassment allegations
Lone Wolves With 'Concerning' Behavior Committed Most Attacks on Federal Buildings, Secret Service Says
Most attacks on federal government buildings and officials were carried out by so-called lone wolves using firearms who exhibited "concerning" behavior beforehand, according to a new study by the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center. The Secret Service says many of the cases