A group of House Democrats led by Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) called for Jared Kushner, a senior White House aide and President Trump's son-in-law, to have his security clearance suspended while the Russian investigation continues.
This strike represents an escalation of U.S. involvement in the Syrian Civil War. It should have been subject to congressional debate and authorization, and certainly that must be a precondition for any further engagement.
Tuesday, lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced legislation that would make it illegal for Customs and Border Patrol to search the digital devices of Americans without a warrant; it would also make it illegal for CBP to detain Americans at the border for refusing to give them your password, fingerprint, or pin code.
We marked Equal Pay Day this week, the date symbolizing how far into the year women must work, on average, to catch up to what men earned in 2016. It comes a week earlier this year than it did in 2016, which means that we’ve made some progress, but the gender pay gap still exists, and it also hits women of color particularly hard.