AOC Criticizes Trump's 'Wealth Test' for Immigrants Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made the comments responding to a tweet about Monday's Supreme Court ruling allowing the wealth test. Rep. Cortez (NY, D), via HuffPost Rep. Cortez (NY, D), via Business In a 5-4 decision on Monday, the Supreme Court voted to allow the Trump administration's proposal to restrict the issuance of green cards. Under the proposal, permanent legal status in the U.S. would be denied to immigrants who use or are considered at risk of using "public charges" benefits. Such benefits include Medicaid, housing vouchers or food stamps. Opposition to the proposal has led to several lawsuits around the country.
Bernie Sanders Holds Lead Over Joe Biden Heading Into Iowa Caucus Sanders has a nine-point lead over Biden a week before the Iowa Caucus, according to a survey conducted by Iowa's Emerson College. 30% support Sanders and 21% support Biden, according to a survey conducted by Iowa's Emerson College. Sen. Amy Klobuchar had 13% support, Sen. Elizabeth Warren had 11% support and Pete Buttigieg had 10% support, according to the Emerson College survey. Sanders had 44% support among Iowa voters under 50 years old, while 32% of voters over 50 years old supported Biden. Spencer Kimball, polling director, via release The Emerson College survey included data from 450 voters.
The Pentagon has raised to 50 the number of U.S. service members who suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's missile strike earlier this month on an Iraqi air base, It's the third time the number of injuries has been increased
The head of a company involved in a massive explosion in Houston that killed two workers and injured 20 others has backtracked on a pledge to fix the hundreds of structures damaged by the blast
For much of the last 20 years, John Bolton was a conservative poster child, a Republican hawk whose worldview helped shape the GOP establishment’s approach to dicey foreign policy questions
A U.S. judge has sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash crash” from his parents’ suburban London home to time served and a year's home confinement
President Donald Trump’s legal team concluded its three-day presentation on the same note with which it began — that the Democrats’ case amounted to partisan politics that would undo the results of the 2016 presidential election
The Mideast peace plan announced by President Donald Trump on Tuesday supports the Israeli position on nearly all of the most contentious issues in the decades-old conflict