Congress, DOJ Probe Trump Administration Seizure Of Democrats' Data; Demand For Barr, Sessions To TestifySenate Democratic leaders are demanding that Trump-era Attorneys General Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions testify about the secret seizure of data from House Democrats in 2018, calling it “shocking” and a “gross abuse of power.”
Trump Justice Department Seized Records From House Democrats Investigating RussiaHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for an investigation on Thursday after the New York Times reported that the Justice Department under President Donald Trump seized the communications data of members of the House Intelligence Committee.
SF, SCC Counties Win Final Victory In Challenge To Trump Administration's 'Public Charge' Rule; DOJ Drops AppealBay Area lawmakers did a final victory lap in the challenge to Trump administration's 'public charge' rule after the Department of Justice dropped its appeal and the Supreme Court dismissed the case.
WeChat Litigation Put On Hold At Request Of U.S. Government LawyersLawyers representing the United States asked a San Francisco federal court on Thursday to suspend litigation over the government's attempt to shut down the WeChat messaging app in the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court Grants Biden Administration Motions On Trump Immigration, Border Wall CasesThe U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted motions filed by President Joe Biden's administration to remove from the argument calendar two controversial Trump-era cases decided by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
Report: Jeff Sessions, Top Aides Pushed for Separating Migrant Families Despite Warnings
Trump Administration: Census Data for Congressional Seats Not Available Until FebruaryDuring a court hearing in San Jose, a Trump administration attorney said Monday that the numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets won't be ready until mid-February at the earliest.
Trump Vetoes California Driftnet Fishing Bill Co-Sponsored by Sen. FeinsteinPresident Trump has vetoed a bill that would have gradually ended the use of large-mesh drift gill nets used exclusively in federal waters off the coast of California.
Pres. Trump Signs COVID-19 Economic Relief PackageThe White House said Sunday night that President Trump signed legislation for $900 billion in coronavirus economic aid and $1.4 trillion in government spending, averting a government shutdown.
Trump Administration Cuts California Medicaid Funding Over State's Abortion Coverage MandateThe Trump administration is withholding $200 million in Medicaid funding from California in the first quarter of 2021 because of a state mandate that requires health insurance providers to offer coverage for abortions.
San Jose Judge To Rule On Census Case AgainA case over the 2020 U.S. Census will return before a San Jose judge early next year, months after it led to the Supreme Court ruling the Trump Administration could end the headcount early.
California Voter Polls Show Negative View About Country’s DirectionCalifornia voters said their negative views on the direction of the country guided their votes for president, according to an expansive AP survey of the American electorate.
San Jose Files Lawsuit Saying Census Takers Were Pressured to Falsify DataThe City of San Jose joined other parties in suing the U.S. Census Bureau over its claim that it had reached 99.9% of households when the 2020 census ended two weeks ago, which the city says is based on falsified data.
Fed Judge in San Francisco Denies Request to Unblock Trump Shutdown of WeChat in U.S.A federal judge in San Francisco denied a request by the U.S. Department of Commerce to suspend a Sept. 20 preliminary injunction blocking an executive order issued by President Trump that would shut down the WeChat messaging app in the U.S.
Circuit Court Panel Blocks Trump Administration Memo On Census CountA decision from a panel of U.S. Circuit Court judges announced Thursday blocks the Trump Administration from keeping undocumented immigrants from being included in the U.S. Census headcount for the redrawing of congressional districts.