Early last week, Congressman Doug Collins released several transcripts from the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into decisions made at the DOJ and FBI to exonerate Hillary Clinton and spy on candidate Donald Trump.
Included in Collins’ release was the transcript of testimony given by former FBI Deputy General Counsel Trisha Anderson. According to the transcript, Anderson described to lawmakers the “unusual” way the surveillance request targeting former Trump campaign associate Carter Page was handled by top leadership at the Justice Department and FBI
Few have been more effective in halting the Trump administration’s efforts to secure the southern border than the cabal of San Francisco-based judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that one of these judges – US District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam, appointed to the bench by Obama in 2014 – sided with the ACLU and other groups on Friday ruling that two border-wall related construction projects shouldn’t be allowed to proceed. This, despite the fact that even Trump’s fiercest opponents in Congress have acknowledged that the crisis at the border is very, very real.
The Department of Homeland Security has constructed 42 miles of border wall that has mostly replaced existing barriers rather than extending the physical infrastructure at the nearly 2,000-mile long United States-Mexico border.
There are more concerns over lake levels in Oroville as Butte County leaders take initiatives to explore alternative options for safety measures.
The Department of Water Resources, a leg of the State Water Project, manages the Oroville Dam. On Wednesday, DWR officials remained adamant in saying they have no plans to release water from the Oroville Dam spillway.
In a memorandum to his seven cabinet directors and the Attorney General, Trump asked that officials cooperate with Barr’s investigation and authorized Barr to declassify any information about the investigation into his campaign that he deemed necessary, provided that he consulted with the agency responsible.
Thursday at her weekly press briefing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters she is concerned for the well-being of President Donald Trump.