Child Tax Credit payments begin hitting bank accounts
President Joe Biden announced over $100 billion in expanded child tax credits will start flowing into parents' bank accounts Thursday as part of the American Rescue Plan passed by Democrats in the spring.
High Court paves way for transgender-inclusive bathroom policies in school
A transgender teen who prevailed against his Virginia high school’s “anatomical sex” bathroom policy won’t face a Supreme Court showdown. Attorneys for former Gloucester student Gavin Grimm touted the case’s conclusion as a watershed moment in LGBT rights.
Trump insurrection creates complex civil liability questions
Civil claims of negligence or other money-linked claims could be in the former presidents’ near future and how those cases turn out could look wildly different than the ongoing show trial where traditional legal rules don’t apply.
DC Circuit rejects Trump rollback of power plant emission rules
On the last full day of his presidency, Donald Trump’s yearslong effort to shut down Obama-era clean air protections targeting power plants went up in smoke in the D.C. Circuit.
Polls show Trump trailing Biden in Florida and Virginia
Released Tuesday, the polls from Washington, D.C.-based Mason-Dixon Polling show presidential candidate Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump by 2 percentage points in Florida and 4 points in Virginia.
Trump EPA guts Obama rule on coal-fired power plants
Giving states more discretion in power plant regulation, the Trump administration pulled the plug Wednesday on a landmark effort from the Obama era that targeted coal-fired power plants and their climate-corrupting pollution.
Federal shutdown grows stagnant as New Year approaches
With no movement on Trump’s $5 billion demand for border-wall funding, federal employees, and even more federal contractors, are starting to feel the impact of the partial government shutdown as the workforce heads into 2019.
Stocks slow to rebound from ‘worst Christmas ever’
As the American stock market struggled through what was termed the “worst Christmas ever,” economically speaking, President Trump said he is still confident in his treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin.
Trump defender Dershowitz says Mueller report will be “devastating” to president
Attorney Alan Dershowitz, a frequent defender of President Donald Trump, said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on his probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is likely to be “devastating” to the president.
CNN sues White House over Acosta press ban
CNN sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday demanding that White House security credentials be returned to correspondent Jim Acosta.