Democratic congressman Elijah Cummings (Md.), the newly minted chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is planning to investigate the Trump administration over its decision to include the question of citizenship on the 2020 census.
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D.) is voicing opposition to the Trump administration’s decision to include a citizenship status question on the 2020 federal census, and he is not taking any chances the census might result in his state losing billions in federal funding or decrease its congressional representation.
A question about citizenship status will be included on the 2020 Census to help enforce the Voting Rights Act, federal officials said on Monday, but California sued to block the move arguing that it would discourage immigrants from participating.
Vikrum Aiyer, the former chief of staff for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during the Obama administration, commuted from his home in Washington, D.C. to the agency’s headquarters in downtown Alexandria, Va., by calling a taxi and then billing the government for each ride.
A trio of Cuban-American lawmakers representing Miami was not told in advance about long-awaited regulations restricting U.S. business and travel in Cuba, according to GOP congressional sources.
President Trump released new restrictions on the ability of U.S. citizens to travel to and do business in Cuba Wednesday, partially rolling back the looser travel rules President Obama ushered in as part of his diplomatic and commercial thaw with Havana. The new rules, which take effect Thursday, bar Americans from doing business with dozens …
President Donald Trump has signed a directive to launch a Department of Commerce investigation into whether or not imports of steel are harming America’s national security.
Wilbur Ross has been confirmed by the United States Senate on Monday to serve as President Donald Trump’s secretary of commerce.