Foreign Policy and National Security

Visa Seekers Rip Trump’s Bid To Duck Insurance Rule Row

Visa applicants slammed the Trump administration’s move to toss a challenge to a proclamation targeting uninsured green card seekers, telling an Oregon federal judge that the government’s dismissal bid simply rehashes old arguments that haven’t previously held up…

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Defiant Berman Says He Isn’t Quitting Manhattan US Atty Post

The Trump administration announced plans late Friday to replace Geoffrey Berman as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and nominate U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton to take his place, but the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan said he didn’t quit and won’t immediately step down…

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Trump Seeks Emergency Block On Ex-Adviser Bolton’s Book

President Donald Trump asked a D.C. federal court Wednesday to order an emergency block on the publication of a highly anticipated memoir by former national security adviser John Bolton, saying the book contains classified information whose disclosure could damage national security…

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7th Circ. OKs Public Charge Stay, But High Court Keeps Alive

A split Seventh Circuit panel on Wednesday upheld an Illinois federal judge’s order temporarily blocking the Trump administration from enforcing its public charge immigration rule in the Prairie State, though a U.S. Supreme Court ruling means the rule is still in effect nationwide…

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