The Supreme Court decisions could give Democrats, including Joe Biden, more ammunition in their attempts to raise ethical questions about a president who has fought relentlessly to keep his financial records out of the public eye.
Governors are facing growing pressure from public health experts and local leaders to reimpose stay-at-home orders as the only way to regain control of outbreaks that threaten to overwhelm hospitals and send the death count rocketing.
The Supreme Court has ruled that a New York prosecutor can subpoena Trump’s tax records. Plus, how a nursing home administered a cocktail of unapproved drugs to its residents. And a music critic ventures out to hear live music.
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, proposed spending on American products and research, offering his own brand of economic nationalism to compete with President Trump’s and setting the stage for an election-year showdown over the economy.
Geoffrey Berman, who testified privately before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, described in a written statement the unusual sequence of events that led to his departure June 20. “The Attorney General said that if I did not resign from my position I would be fired,” he said in his statement.
President Emmanuel Macron did not want “to complicate the issue” with a contemporary gesture, according to an Élysée official. But the plans will include an apparent concession to those who preferred a more modern design.
Chau, who died of complications from covid-19, was a soldier and politician who became an influential American ally and spent more than two years at a communist “re-education” camp in the 1970s. He later fled with his family to the United States.
The inspector general’s delayed and harshly critical report lays out how political pressure from the White House led to a poorly crafted and unsigned statement from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last September.
Alongside troubling economic data, Wall Street is also reacting to public opinion on President Trump, experts said, and his reelection prospects for November. Walgreens was one of the biggest drags on the Dow, with shares falling nearly 8 percent on disappointing quarterly results.
Davon McNeal was struck in the head by a bullet on July 4. The boy’s killing, which came amid a surge of violence in the District, sparked family and community members to march in the street in outrage.