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US Justice Dept. Tells Court Migrant Children in Federal Concentration Camps Don’t Need Soap or Toothbrushes

The Trump administration’s Justice Dept. lawyers say migrant children detained in federal concentration camps do not need soap or toothbrushes despite a settlement agreement that requires the U.S. Government to keep them in “safe and sanitary” facilities. The DOJ also argues that the children, detained in the Southern border camps, can continue to sleep on cold concrete floors in overcrowded cells without being in violation of the agreement. The DOJ made the argument Tuesday before a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit, Courthouse News reports, noting the judges appeared “incredulous”...
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DOJ Advances Trump’s War on ObamaCare – Urges Court to Strike Down Entire Law

Millions of Americans Would Be Harmed The Trump administration is moving forward with its plan to completely invalidate and eliminate the Affordable Care Act, including the ObamaCare health insurance exchanges, Medicaid expansion, and protections for people with pre-existing conditions. The Dept. of Justice is not only refusing to defend the Affordable Care Act in court in a lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of Texas and about a dozen red states, but it has taken that lawsuit and is now using it as a tool to get rid of ObamaCare. The...
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Pelosi Tells Democrats Barr’s Words Cannot Be Trusted – ‘He Believes the President Is Above the Law’: Report

Speaker Says Barr’s Job Is to Defend Trump In a private meeting with House Democrats, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told her caucus to not trust the words of President Donald Trump’s Attorney General William Barr. “Pelosi told House Dems in private meeting that Bill Barr’s words cannot be taken at face value, arguing he got job by authoring a memo criticizing Mueller obstruction probe,” CNN’s Senior Congressional Correspondent Manu Raju reports. She was referring to the 19-page unsolicited memo Barr wrote and sent to the DOJ last year. In it,...
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DOJ Moves to Totally Strike Down ObamaCare

Sides With Court Ruling Individual Mandate Is Unconstitutional The Department of Justice has filed a motion calling for ObamaCare to be struck down in its entirety. The DOJ is siding with a federal district court that had ruled the individual mandate is unconstitutional in December, and is basing its new position on that ruling. Previously the DOJ was focused on eliminating mandatory coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, but under Attorney General William Barr the federal government’s position has now changed. In a letter (below) to the 5th Circuit Court...
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