“The worst thing we can do is to make assumptions or use some cookie-cutter formula about who ought to be the nominee of the party,” Julián Castro told BuzzFeed News.
Joe Biden’s official campaign kickoff was a plea for unity against the president, with more of an eye on November 2020 than on next year’s primaries.
The government is denying federal housing loans to young immigrants with DACA status, even after Ben Carson said it wasn’t happening.
Immigration activists are dejected by national Democrats turning back on calls to abolish or radically transform ICE less than a year after it dominated policy debates.
Carson says the new rule will reduce long waitlists for public housing for citizens. Housing advocates say all it will do is split up families with mixed immigration status.
Roughly a third of the 448-page Mueller report had at least one redaction on it, including about 12 pages that were entirely blacked out.
Congress has failed to reach a deal to provide recovery funds for Puerto Rico and several states, due in large part to Trump’s opposition. Now, Congress is taking a two-week break.
Joe Biden Made Multiple Jokes About Consent In His First Speech Since Allegations Of Inappropriate Contact
“I just want you to know I had permission to hug Lonnie,” Joe Biden said to laughs.
The president has inflated how much disaster money Puerto Rico has received and falsely claimed that the island has gotten “more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before.”
Ben Carson Said He Doesn’t Know Why DACA Recipients Are Being Denied Housing Loans His Department Oversees
Carson’s comments came after DACA recipients, lenders, realtors, and industry associations told BuzzFeed News last year that HUD is quietly advising lenders to deny the loans.
The charges target Facebook’s long-criticized ad-targeting tools.
Trump Supports More Disaster Funding For Americans Who Need It — Just Not The Ones Living In Puerto Rico
“Denying the funds they need to recover while requesting the ‘A+ treatment’ for other states is insulting to Puerto Ricans and for Latinos in general,” Sen. Bob Menendez said.
More Democrats Want Answers From Homeland Security About Its List Of Lawyers, Activists, And Journalists
“Under what authority is DHS monitoring and investigating reporters and advocacy lawyers as they travel from the United States to Mexico?”
Between an economic crisis, high grocery costs, and continued fallout from Hurricanes Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico says the reduction in food stamp benefits is “alarming.”
Homeland Security Is Investigating Immigration Officials' Secret List Of Journalists, Attorneys, And Activists To Question At The Border
"This type of assault on press freedom and democracy is something we’d expect in dictatorships — not the United States of America," said Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro.
“What happened earlier was insulting to a lot of people of color, and his...response was hopefully genuine too,” one committee member said after the hearing.
Rep. Lauren Underwood Says Gun Control Measures Are Long Overdue, 11 Years After A Mass Shooting In Illinois
"I challenge Sen. McConnell and the senators in their Republican caucus to make sure they are bold enough" to pass gun control legislation, Underwood said on BuzzFeed News' AM to DM.
In a letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren, a HUD official said the funds could not be fully accessed until the shutdown was over.
Long was criticized for his management of the agency's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and his use of government cars for personal business.