PRESIDENT TRUMP: “They’ve been horribly treated. Do you know if you were a Christian in Syria it was impossible, at least very tough to get into the United States? If you were a Muslim you could come in, but if you were a Christian, it was almost impossible and the reason that was so unfair, everybody was persecuted in all fairness, but they were chopping off the heads of everybody but more so the Christians. And I thought it was very, very unfair. So we are going to help them. … [Read more...] about Trump Says He Will Prioritize Christian Refugees For Legal Status
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“That was a dreadful mistake. It took a long time for the United States to realize how dreadful it was. But ultimately the president acknowledged that there was no reason to intern people of Japanese ancestry, and Congress passed a bill providing compensation for the people who were interned or their survivors.” … [Read more...] about Better days will come, Ginsburg says in interview
“So why is burning your computer to destroy evidence not a good idea?” Sensei Enterprises’ Sharon Nelson wrote at Ride the Lightning about this case. “The court ordered the imposition of an adverse inference instruction, required the plaintiff to pay the defendant’s reasonable costs and fees associated with the motion, ordered production of the the new computer and a relevant notebook and also ordered the production of all emails from her personal Gmail account, which obviously would be unaffected by the burning of her computer, presuming she didn’t also delete them. Quite an expensive day for Ms. Evans.” … [Read more...] about Around the Blawgosphere: What’s Wrong with CLE; Wedding at SCOTUS; Do You Dress Like a ‘Real Man’?
That night, two sources said, Schiller said he discussed the conversation with Trump as Trump was walking back to his hotel room, and Schiller said the two men laughed about it as Trump went to bed alone. Schiller testified that he stood outside Trump's hotel room for a time and then went to bed. … [Read more...] about Did Trump stay overnight in Russia in 2013? Evidence points to yes
After multiple references to Coach Bob Knight — Hoosiers! Basketball! We get it! — Mr. Trump made it clear that he was on the stump. He said that in order for his administration’s agenda to stay on track, Senator Joe Donnelly, one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the chamber, would need to be replaced with Mike Braun, a businessman who had easily bested two other candidates in a bruising Republican primary. Judging from the crowd’s response, this constant message from the White House that Democrats like Mr. Donnelly are obstructionists seemed to be working at the local level. (At least inside the building: Hundreds of Trump protesters outside likely felt differently.) … [Read more...] about Yes, You Can Go Home Again — If You’re a White House Correspondent From Elkhart, Indiana