U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled late Wednesday that he would defer to President Trump’s administration to determine whether the United States is still engaged in “active hostilities” against al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their affiliates and has the right to hold prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay military facility.
Lawyers who worked with former President Barack Obama have formed a nonprofit called United to Protect Democracy, which aims at filing lawsuits against President Donald Trump’s administration.
President Trump is still waiting for the Senate to confirm several of his Cabinet nominees one month after he was inaugurated.
The Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Rep. Mac Thornberry (R., Texas) revealed on Thursday that former Obama officials were “undermining” Trump administration efforts to “rebuild” military strength.
Republicans passed legislation on Thursday reversing former President Barack Obama’s lame-duck ban on states withholding taxpayer funds from Planned Parenthood.
President Donald Trump will not be filling out ESPN’s March Madness bracket, breaking an annual tradition started by his predecessor President Barack Obama in 2009.