Volker has become a key player in the unfolding scandal surrounding the whistleblower complaint concerning Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in which Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. CNN previously reported that Zelensky had joked with Volker about Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s personal attorney who is also a key player in the scandal, before the phone call was made. … [Read more...] about Kurt Volker, Trump’s envoy to Ukraine, resigns
"This ruling is a victory for immigrant children and we are thrilled that the Flores protections will stand," the National Center for Youth Law said in a statement following Friday's ruling. "However, we fully expect the administration will continue its relentless campaign to abolish basic protections for children, imprison them without any oversight and erroneously blame the Flores Settlement Agreement for impacting migration patterns." … [Read more...] about Judge Blocks Trump’s Bid To Detain Migrant Kids Indefinitely
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Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Gholamhossein Dehghani began a meeting on the outside of the U.N. General Assembly’s general debate — the major hall speeches by all attending heads of state — on “International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons” by urging the world to strip America of its nuclear weapons. … [Read more...] about Iran Calls for ‘World Without Nuclear Weapons’ at U.N.