Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him

Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is questioning whether federal prosecutors are applying a double standard by not bringing charges in connection with a graphic threat against him — and suggesting his criticism of the Russia probe might even be a factor. The conservative Florida congressman told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Tuesday that he received More...

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Trump vs. 'the Squad' makes watershed moment in racial politics
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Trump vs. ‘the Squad’ makes watershed moment in racial politics

Their news conference represented an extraordinary moment of the post-civil rights era, as a new generation of young political leaders — elected in 2018 in a backlash to Trump’s 2016 victory — More...

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority
By Boston Journal On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids ‘overhyped and over-politicized’: Criminal aliens are top priority

Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been “overhyped” and “over-politicized.” Speaking More...

ICE is expected to begin rounding up undocumented immigrants in nine US cities today
By Boston Journal On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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ICE is expected to begin rounding up undocumented immigrants in nine US cities today

The raids are slated for Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco, a senior immigration official said. New Orleans is also on the list, but the city tweeted last More...

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All
By Boston Journal On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All

PORTSMOUTH, NH – Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race over the costs and consequences of Medicare More...

Alex Acosta resigns amid furor over Epstein plea deal
By Boston Journal On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Alex Acosta resigns amid furor over Epstein plea deal

Acosta, standing next to Trump outside the White House before the President departed for a trip, said he resigned to remove himself as a distraction. “I do not think it is right and fair to this administration’s More...

Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws
By Boston Journal On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws

The Supreme Court is gearing up to decide next term whether states can ban students from using student-aid programs to attend religious institutions – an education dispute that could have major ramifications More...

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell strongly hints a rate cut is coming
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Fed Chairman Jerome Powell strongly hints a rate cut is coming

In prepared testimony ahead of his first appearance on Capitol Hill, Powell told House lawmakers that since the Fed’s last interest-rate policy-setting meeting in June, two of the major forces that have the More...

Graham Allen: Why won't AOC condemn death threats against 'Mini AOC' impersonator?
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Graham Allen: Why won’t AOC condemn death threats against ‘Mini AOC’ impersonator?

Podcast host Graham Allen called out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for not speaking out about death threats levied against a child actor dubbed ‘Mini-AOC.’ The young girl, Ava Martinez, went viral More...

Democratic debate: CNN will hold live draw to determine each night's lineup
By Boston Journal On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Democratic debate: CNN will hold live draw to determine each night’s lineup

Dana Bash, Don Lemon and Jake Tapper will moderate the Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debates over two nights, July 30-31, from Detroit, said a network spokesperson. Both nights will air live exclusively More...