‘Brains’ Behind Trump Election Scheme Lying Low in Puerto Rico

Kenneth Chesebro, a Harvard-trained lawyer accused of crafting former President Donald Trump’s fake elector strategy to overturn the results of the 2020 election, has kept a “low profile” since the attack on the U.S. Capitol in January 2021, having moved to Puerto Rico last year.

  • Aug 18, 2023
  • 1:06 PM

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Announces GOP Presidential Bid Days After Trump’s Indictment

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday, jumping into the crowded race just days after GOP front-runner Donald Trump appeared in court on federal charges in Suarez’s city.

  • Jun 15, 2023
  • 5:34 PM

Trump Appearing at CNN Town Hall After Sex Assault Verdict

Former President Donald Trump will return to CNN’s airwaves on Wednesday, joining the network for a two-hour town hall event in early-voting New Hampshire a day after a civil jury found him liable for sexually assaulting an advice columnist nearly three decades ago.

  • May 10, 2023
  • 10:39 AM

Mexico’s President Calls Charges Against Trump Political

Mexico’s president said Wednesday he opposes the criminal charges filed against former U.S. President Donald Trump, suggesting they were brought for political reasons during an electoral campaign.

  • Apr 6, 2023
  • 10:32 AM

Trump Is Heading to Court. Here’s What to Expect

Former President Donald Trump is set to appear in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday on charges related to falsifying business records in a hush money investigation, the first president ever to be charged with a crime. Here’s what to expect.

  • Apr 4, 2023
  • 10:39 AM

The Biden-Trump Border Disaster (OPINION)

As major media does an about-face and ignores the cruelty of the Biden administration’s immigration policy, voters should remember the promises made by then-candidate Joe Biden during his 2020 presidential campaign.

  • Mar 3, 2023
  • 12:26 PM

Trump Appointee Blamed for Senate Cafeteria Worker Layoff Trauma

Since the first layoffs were announced, then canceled, in April, a lingering suspicion has surfaced among Senate cafeteria workers that the $3.75 million Blanton said would keep the workers in their jobs through September has been misspent.

  • Jul 22, 2022
  • 3:09 PM

January 6th Hearings: Former Oathkeepers Testify Against Trump

“I probably should have broke with them much earlier than I did,” Jason Van Tatenhove, a former Oathkeepers spokesperson, told the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on Tuesday.

  • Jul 12, 2022
  • 4:27 PM

Supreme Court: Biden Properly Ended Trump-Era Asylum Policy

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico. The justices’ 5-4 decision for the administration came in a case about the “Remain in Mexico” policy under President Donald Trump.

  • Jun 30, 2022
  • 10:55 AM

Fmr White House Aide Gives Damning Testimony Against Trump on January 6th Attack

The House Select Committee to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol convened a surprise hearing on Tuesday in which Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide, testified that Trump and others were aware of the advanced planning for the insurrection.

  • Jun 28, 2022
  • 4:01 PM

Witnesses: Trump, Cronies Pressured Officials at Justice Dept to Overturn 2020 Election

The witnesses at Thursday’s hearing were former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen, former Acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue, and former Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel Steven Engel, who, according to other testimony, rejected attempts to overturn the 2020 election by the former president and his cronies.

  • Jun 23, 2022
  • 6:05 PM

Trump Pressure Campaign Against Election Officials Highlighted in Fourth January 6th Hearing

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) led the questioning Tuesday of the committee’s witnesses, which included a series of highly produced video montages of intimidation and threats by Trump supporters against Republican election officials.

  • Jun 21, 2022
  • 7:07 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: Costa Rica Elects Trump-Inspired Outsider

After a tense run-off election marked by personal invective and mass voter abstention, the controversial conservative economist Rodrigo Chaves will take office as the next president of Costa Rica in May despite past sexual harassment and an open investigation for illicit campaign finance.

  • Apr 4, 2022
  • 4:01 PM

Congress Punts on Diversity Visa Lottery Winners Denied by Trump Muslim Ban

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants won legal entry to the United States only to have their hopes dashed by then-President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. Since then, immigration attorneys have spent countless hours and large sums of money lobbying Congress for diversity visa backlog relief, but to no avail.

  • Mar 24, 2022
  • 2:33 PM

High Court Wades Into Clash Over Trump-Era Immigration Rule

The Supreme Court waded into a political clash Wednesday between the Biden administration and Republican-led states seeking to defend a signature Trump-era immigration rule that the new administration has abandoned.

  • Feb 24, 2022
  • 11:38 AM

Donald Trump Wants Reparations—for White People (OPINION)

When Trump says “reparations should be paid to those in our country who have been damaged by this,” he’s victimizing his voters, 85 percent of whom are white. Donald Trump knows who he’s talking to, and they’ve made it abundantly clear that he speaks for them.

  • Feb 17, 2022
  • 5:40 PM

Pro-Trump Latino Candidate in Texas Snubs Latino Group (OPINION)

The LIBRE Initiative and its partner, Americans for Prosperity Action (a Koch Industries-funded group), withdrew its endorsement of Pete Flores, who is running in Texas Senate District 24. The withdrawal came after the candidate soundly rejected LIBRE’s initial endorsement.

  • Feb 3, 2022
  • 11:41 AM

US Has Reunited 100 Children Taken From Parents Under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration effort to reunite children and parents who were separated under President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance border policy has made increasing progress as it nears the end of its first year.

  • Dec 23, 2021
  • 1:42 PM

Immigrant Parole Trumps Pathway to Citizenship in House Spending Bill

After weeks of negotiations, the long-promised pathway to citizenship has been removed from the House spending bill, replaced by immigrant parole. Washington correspondent Pablo Manríquez walks us through how it happened.

  • Nov 9, 2021
  • 5:37 PM

With Few Allies in Washington After Trump, What Is ICE’s Future in Congress?

“In terms of ICE’s specific budget [for 2022], I can’t tell you if it increased or whether it stays the same,” House Homeland Security chair Bennie Thompson (D-MI) told Latino Rebels last month in the Speaker’s lobby.

  • Aug 12, 2021
  • 1:48 PM

Texas’ Abbott Leads GOP Push for Trump-Style Border Measures

In recent weeks, the Texas governor has rolled out get-tough plans and rhetoric not seen before even in Texas, where Republicans have spent a decade making border security the centerpiece of their agenda.

  • Jun 24, 2021
  • 4:13 PM

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