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Democrats on Federal Election Commission denounce group’s decision not to punish Trump over hush money payment to Stormy Daniels

Democrats on Federal Election Commission denounce group’s decision not to punish Trump over hush money payment to Stormy Daniels

Two Democrats on the Federal Election Commission are criticizing Republican members after the commission deadlocked and did not take action against former President Donald Trump‘s campaign related to the $130,000 hush money payment to Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 election. “Because of Trump’s apparent role in orchestrating the transaction, we supported (the…MORE

Average time for unaccompanied children in CBP custody down more than 75%

Average time for unaccompanied children in CBP custody down more than 75%

Unaccompanied migrant children now spend an average of around 24 hours in Border Patrol custody, a Biden administration official said Thursday, down from the more than 100 hours that CNN reported in March. US law permits children to remain in these jail-like border facilities for only 72 hours before being transferred to the custody of…MORE

US weighs unfreezing $1 billion in Iranian funds

US weighs unfreezing $1 billion in Iranian funds

The Biden administration is weighing unfreezing $1 billion in Iranian funds that the country could use for humanitarian relief, amid the negotiations for the US to reenter the 2015 nuclear deal and bring Iran back into compliance with its terms. It is not clear whether the release of the funds would occur unilaterally, but one…MORE

As Trump loyalty trumps ideology, conservatives hold their noses for Stefanik

As Trump loyalty trumps ideology, conservatives hold their noses for Stefanik

Even as Rep. Elise Stefanik has consolidated her position as the likely replacement for Rep. Liz Cheney as the No. 3 House Republican, her voting record has raised concerns from some conservatives in the House and around Washington. During a Wednesday night conference call, multiple members of the far-right Freedom Caucus voiced deep reservations about…MORE

Democrats preparing to move security supplemental for House floor vote this month

Democrats preparing to move security supplemental for House floor vote this month

Top House Democrats are preparing to move a $2 billion supplemental funding bill to address US Capitol security to the floor later this month, despite some outstanding questions — and reservations — among Republicans and even some Senate Democrats about the spending. House Appropriations Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro and the other leaders of the House and…MORE

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