Officials want to accelerate process by designating those countries as safe [READ MORE HERE]
CNN commentator Symone Sanders insisted on Thursday that things are still not adding up in the Jussie Smollett case, saying that his story was “staunchly believable” as of two days ago. [READ MORE HERE]
On Thursday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appeared on the series premier of SHOWTIME’s “Desus & Mero.”
During her segment, Ocasio-Cortez talked about the Green New Deal, and explained her support for a marginal tax rate of 70% on individuals making more than $10 million a year: [READ MORE HERE]
President Trump issued a final federal rule Friday that could deprive abortion giant Planned Parenthood of $60 million in taxpayer funding annually.
The Title X Protect Life Rule is Planned Parenthood’s second biggest source of taxpayer funding, after Medicaid.
Planned Parenthood received about $500 million a year from various government sources.
The new rule prevents federal funding from going to family planning centers that refer or perform abortions while providing Title X services such as birth control, mammograms and cancer screenings.
“This is a huge step forward in the wake of congressional gridlock on defunding Planned Parenthood,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, [READ MORE HERE]
Hollywood veteran Spike Lee blasted the Oscars for not giving enough awards to “black folks” at the Icon Mannn Gala on Thursday night.
“Has Hollywood discovered black people? And then it would be a nine-year drought. So we don’t know what’s going to happen next year,” Spike Lee said, according to The Hollywood Reporter. [READ MORE HERE]
Discovered in 2013, now officially named Hippocamp [READ MORE HERE]
New York Times columnist Charles Blow argued on Thursday that Jussie Smollett “didn’t set race relations back” in America. [READ MORE HERE]
Patriots are now being banned from banking and participating in the free market. [READ MORE HERE]
On Friday, The New York Times became the latest mainstream media organ to note the allegedly abusive behavior Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has displayed toward her staff, joining The Huffington Post and Buzzfeed News. [READ MORE HERE]
Activist and CNN host Van Jones credited reality TV star Kim Kardashian on Friday for helping move the president on the issue of criminal justice reform. [READ MORE HERE]