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Donald J. Trump et al v. International Refugee Assistance Project

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Presidency,Recreation/Travel,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/16-1436_l6hc.pdf

Supreme Court opinion that allows the Trump travel ban relating to six Middle Eastern countries to continue to be enforced except for those travelers who have a credible claim of relationship with a U.S. person or entity.  Students admitted to U.S. universities would not be affected by the ban. From the U. S. Supreme Court

 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Prepared Remarks to the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,Presidency,Russia

https://www.justice.gov/opa/speech/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-prepared-remarks-united-states-senate-select-committee

Prepared statement of the Attorney General on Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election of 2016. From the Justice Department

 

H.R.2884, Covfefe Act of 2017

Categories: Congress,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/2884?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22hr2884%22%5D%7D&r=1

Introduced by Mike Quigley, a Congressman from Illinois, the bill would require the preservation of a president’s social media accounts. From Congress.gov

 

James Comey Testimony Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Presidency,Russia

https://www.c-span.org/video/?429381-1/former-fbi-director-comey-say-president-obstructed-justice

Searchable video of the testimony of the former FBI director before the Senate panel on 6/8/17 regarding his conversations with the president about the investigation into Russian interference with the American election. From the C-SPAN Video Library

 

Statement by President Trump on the Paris Climate Accord

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Headlines,Presidency,Treaties

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/06/01/statement-president-trump-paris-climate-accord

Speech defending U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.  From the White House

 

Principles for Reforming the U.S. Air Traffic Control System

Categories: Headlines,Presidency,Science/Technology,Transportation

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/06/05/president-donald-j-trumps-principles-reforming-us-air-traffic-control

Describes the plans of the Trump Administration to privatize the air traffic control system as part of the effort to the U.S. transportation infrastructure.  From the White House

 

Presidential Authority to Permit Access to National Security Information

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Secrecy,Laws/Regulations,Presidency

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/access.pdf

Examines the controversy over the disclosure of classified information by the president and related government standards for classifying and declassifying information. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Presidential Executive Order on the Establishment of Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Presidency

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/05/11/presidential-executive-order-establishment-presidential-advisory

Creates a commission to study current registration and voting processes in federal elections and to identify vulnerabilities  that could lead to improper registration and voting.  From the White House.

 

 

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