- Jan 22, 2020
A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states.
In a bid to solidify his evangelical base, President Donald Trump took steps Thursday to give religious organizations easier access to federal programs, and he reaffirmed students’ rights to pray in public schools.
A federal judge in Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 15 blocking the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order that would allow state and local government officials to reject resettling refugees in their jurisdictions.
Pat Cipollone doesn’t seem like Donald Trump’s kind of fixer. But the president has turned to Cipollone, his White House counsel, when it matters most — to lead his defense in his impeachment trial.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has agreed to continue allowing the resettlement of refugees in the state under a presidential executive order that gave states an option to refuse them. He called the decision a simple one.