While the Obama Administration didn’t solve all the problems associated with the for-profit college industry, it successfully created new rules intended to help rein in the worst-performing schools and to protect taxpayer dollars, NBC News reports.  Now, the Trump Administration is trying to overturn those rules — and veterans andRead More →

The White House is offering another rationale for why Democrats should not get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax filings: They’re not “smart enough” to properly understand them, NBC News reported. Speaking with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said she wouldn’t “trust”Read More →

Legislation proposing the separation of Chicago from Illinois is intended to spark discussion about the overarching influence of the city in state politics, not actually lead to the creation of the 51st state, according to a central Illinois lawmaker who sponsored the measure. GOP state Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer, the bill ‘s sponsor,Read More →

The White House was looking to shake things up when it designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization. It worked, NBC News reports. “American terrorists killed in bombing,” read a headline in Iran’s official Fars news agency, referring to an attack in Afghanistan that killed three U.S.Read More →

President Donald Trump told acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan last week to close the U.S. southern border and that he would pardon him if he faced any legal challenges, according to The New York Times. The paper, citing three people briefed about the conversation, reported that they spoke whenRead More →

Yujing Zhang, the Chinese citizen arrested at Mar-a-Lago in March while President Donald Trump was at his nearby golf club, was indicted Friday. The short, two-page indictment gave no new information about how Zhang allegedly got into Trump’s resort in Florida two weeks ago, NBC News reported. She was chargedRead More →

Three years after the Obama administration told transgender individuals they could serve openly and have access to gender-affirming medical and psychological care, the Trump administration has reversed course, NBC News reports. The Pentagon on Friday began to implement a controversial new policy that critics say is essentially a “don’t ask,Read More →

Trump administration officials sought to bus detained immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities as a way to retaliate against the president’s adversaries, officials said Thursday. The Washington Post, which first reported the proposals, said lawyers for Immigration and Customs Enforcement rejected the idea as inappropriate. The newspaper cited email messages itRead More →

A win by Henry Sias, who is running for judge in Philadelphia this year, would be a first in the United States. He is trying to become the country’s first transgender man to take the bench in a courtroom. “There are times when I do feel very humbled by it andRead More →

The acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement is leaving his post Friday, the latest departure in a reshuffling of the Department of Homeland Security, NBC News reported. President Donald Trump had nominated the acting director, Ron Vitiello, to become the permanent head of ICE, but pulled his nomination lastRead More →