why-the-trump-administration-shouldn’t-scan-your-face-if-you-fly-abroad

Just more than a month ago, privacy advocates celebrated a win when a federal judge ruled that border agents need reasonable suspicion before they can search a person’s device at U.S. entry points. But excitement for traveling privacy is quickly dissipating as the Trump administration intends to implement a different kind of personal invasion: a…

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trump-admin-vows-continued-support-for-iranian-anti-regime-protesters

The Trump administration will continue to expose and sanction Iranian leaders found guilty of human rights abuses, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as protesters across Iran take to the streets to oppose the regime. The Islamic Republic has taken violent action to quell the protests, even going so far as to shut down…

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senator-ron-johnson-pushes-back-on-white-house-vaping-initiative

Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson is pushing back on the Trump administration’s efforts to ban flavored electronic cigarette products as the White House plans to finalize new rules in the coming days to strip such products from the market. In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, Johnson argues that the new guidance issued…

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will-the-trump-administration’s-ban-on-e-cigs-help-teens,-hurt-smokers,-or-both?

Many fear that the administration crack-down on electronic cigarettes will have far greater consequences for public health than addicting teens. The Trump administration has pushed to ban flavored electronic cigarette products in the wake of a vaping scare in mid-October, when a mysterious lung illness affected more than 2,000 people and killed at least 39,…

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hillary-clinton,-singer-brandi-carlile-boycott-women’s-summit-over-trump-admin-official

Singer Brandi Carlile joined two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in dropping out of Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Summit” because former DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is set to speak. Carlile accused Nielsen of violating human rights and being an “abuser,” citing Nielsen’s role in implementing the Trump administration’s immigration policy. The singer said she means…

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o’rourke-again-compares-trump-administration-to-hitler’s-third-reich

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Sunday repeated his comparison of the Trump administration to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. “There is so much that is resonant of the Third Reich in this administration. Whether it is attempting to ban all people of one religion and saying that Muslims are somehow inherently dangerous or…

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pence-announces-ceasefire-deal-with-erdogan-to-end-turkey’s-syria-offensive

By Orhan Coskun, Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he had reached a deal with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan for a ceasefire in northern Syria to end an eight-day-old Turkish offensive against Kurdish-led forces. Speaking after crisis talks with Erdogan in Ankara, Pence said that under the deal…

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trump-administration-cracks-down-on-chinese-diplomats-in-us.

The Trump administration issued new restrictions on the actions Chinese government diplomats are permitted to take in the United States in response to the communist government blocking American personnel stationed in Beijing from meeting with key assets, according to U.S. officials. The State Department will now require all Chinese foreign missions, including embassy staff and…

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a-month-after-getting-trump-official-fired,-bloomberg-apologizes-for-hit-piece

Bloomberg Law finally apologized and retracted a September article that falsely accused Department of Labor appointee Leif Olson of anti-Semitism. In September, Bloomberg Law unearthed social media posts in which Department of Labor official Leif Olson mocked anti-Semitic conspiracy theorists. The reporter used the posts to accuse Olson of himself being anti-Semitic, prompting the official’s resignation. Editor-in-Chief Cesca Antonelli…

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human-rights-campaign-endorses-trump-impeachment-that-would-make-mike-pence-president

The Human Rights Campaign, a supposed LGBT advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., officially endorsed President Donald Trump’s impeachment Friday, which would, in effect, make Mike Pence president. The organization’s official press release last week announced the group’s support for House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into Trump, stemming from the controversy surrounding the president’s July phone…

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