Kirstjen Nielsen defends immigration policy

DHS Secretary Defends Trump Immigration Policies

On the same day of Former First Lady Laura Bush’s op-ed, Kirstjen Nielsen fires back. In a series of tweets posted Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended President Trump’s immigration policies. She dismissed claims that the administration has a policy for separating families. It is worth

Former First Lady Laura Bush: Stop Separating Families

On Sunday, Laura Bush condemned President Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy” in a rare break from retirement. Laura Bush has never been a political figure known for “making waves”. During her tenure as First Lady she served in the traditional ceremonial role. That is not to say

Migrants Stranded at Sea Arrive in Spain

Migrants began arriving Sunday after Italy turned them away, leaving them stranded at sea for a week. Rescue ship, The Aquarius, finally docked in port of Valencia after a harrowing week that left many fearing for their lives. Originally the rescue vessel carried about 630

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Colorado Baker

The decision comes as a surprise to some and a considered a victory by others. On Monday, a split Supreme Court absolved a Colorado baker of discrimination for refusing to create a custom wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Their ruling stated that the state

Rand Paul Vows to Filibuster Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel

Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union, Paul vowed to filibuster the appointments. “I’ll do whatever it takes, and that includes filibuster,” Paul said in response to Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel’s nominations. Mike Pompeo is set to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Gina

Sri Lanka Ends State of Emergency

Sri Lanka’s President announced Sunday he is ending the nationwide state of emergency. Maithripala Sirisena declared the emergency 13 days ago in response to anti-Muslim riots in which three people died and hundreds of shops were destroyed. Sirisena said improvements in the security situation prompted him to