For more than a century, the FBI has worked to identify and counter the threat posed by foreign powers attempting to infiltrate and influence our nation. Although not as well known as the bureau’s counterterrorism or law enforcement missions, its counterintelligence function is no less important to our national security.
Voting rights are on the ballot on Tuesday.
In some cases directly, with voter ID ballot initiatives in Arkansas and North Carolina, and a ballot initiative in Florida regarding the voting rights of people with felony records.
The Trump administration is drastically cutting back on who on Capitol Hill gets to see intelligence reports on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, according to multiple congressional sources.
US officials at the United Nations are seeking to eliminate the word “gender” from UN human rights documents, most often replacing it with “woman”, apparently as part of the Trump administration’s campaign to define transgender people out of existence.
The Trump administration is considering a new proposal to narrowly define “sex,” a shift that could upend the rules and programs for transgender people in America.
The proposal, first reported by The New York Times, is just one of many ways that the administration has sought to roll back Obama-era protections for transgender people, including in schools, at work and in the military.
Here’s a look at some of the main policy proposals the administration has taken toward transgender people and how they differ from the Obama administration.
Donald Trump is waging one of the most inflammatory closing arguments of any modern campaign, lacing his midterm rhetoric with easily disprovable claims that are building on the fact-challenged foundation of his presidency.
When Trump first launched an unsubstantiated attack against voter fraud after his own election to the U.S. presidency, it wasn’t just mindless ranting. Far from it. He was laying the groundwork for the Republican Party’s ultimate dream of fascist control, and voter suppression is their most viable avenue there. Like everything else to come out of his mouth and his tweets since before he even announced his presidential bid, his comments on voting have been strategic propaganda crafted for a white conservative base that fears not only white genocide and the “browning” of America, but also the impending loss of white supremacist institutional and political control.
Remember the good old days when we thought raunchy, predatory comments about women’s genitals could sink a politician? Back in October of 2016, the Washington Post published that tape of Donald Trump bragging to Access Hollywood anchorman Billy Bush that “I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it, you can do anything… grab them by