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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation

Categories: Children,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Marriage/Family,Presidency

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/affording-congress-opportunity-address-family-separation/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wh

Text of the presidential executive order that ended the policy of separating immigrant parents and children.  From the White House

 

 

Knight First Amendment Institute et al v. Donald Trump et al

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Presidency,Supreme Court/courts,Telecommunications/Internet

https://knightcolumbia.org/sites/default/files/content/Cases/Twitter/2018.05.23%20Order%20on%20motions%20for%20summary%20judgment.pdf

Text of judicial decision in U.S. District Court which ruled that, consistent with the First Amendment, a public official such as the president could not block a person from his Twitter account in response to political views expressed by the person.  From the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

 

DOJ/OIG Releases Report on Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://oig.justice.gov/press/2018/2018-06-14.pdf

Press release and report summary of the report of Inspector General Michael Horowitz on events prior to the 2016 presidential election.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice

 

A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.justice.gov/file/1071991/download

The 500 page report of the Inspector General of the Justice Department about the actions of the FBI and Justice Department prior to the 2016 presidential election.  Accuses former FBI Director James Comey of engaging in “ad hoc decision making” in reopening the investigation of Clinton’s emails “even if it meant rejecting longstanding Department policy or practice.”  Offers nine recommendations for remedying problems uncovered by the investigators.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice

 

Woodrow Wilson Papers

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,History,Presidency

https://www.loc.gov/collections/woodrow-wilson-papers/

Claims to be the largest collection of original Wilson documents in the world.  Swem also has the Papers of Woodrow Wilson, Digital Edition, a database from the University of Virginia.  From the Library of Congress

 

What You Need to Know About President Donald J. Trump’s Actions Responding to China’s Unfair Trade Practices.

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/need-know-president-donald-j-trumps-actions-responding-chinas-unfair-trade-practices/

Expresses administration view on why tariffs are proposed for Chinese goods.  From the White House

 

Report on Russian Active Measures: Minority Views

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

https://docs.house.gov/meetings/IG/IG00/20180322/108023/HRPT-115-2.pdf

Democratic membership response to the views of the Republican majority in the report on Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.  From the House Committee on Intelligence.

 

Report on Russian Active Measures

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

https://intelligence.house.gov/UploadedFiles/HPSCI_-_Declassified_Committee_Report_Redacted_FINAL_Redacted.pdf

Heavily redacted report of the Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee, which finds no wrongdoing by the Trump Administration but accuses the FBI and Intelligence Community of tradecraft failures in regard to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.  From the House Committee on Intelligence

 

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