Trump Aims to Clarify Rules for Protecting Endangered Species

Lawmakers who passed the Endangered Species Act four decades ago inserted a “degree of ambiguity” in key terms that led to most legal controversies surrounding enforcement of the law, the Interior Department’s No. 2 official said in a presentation at The Heritage Foundation. To resolve such questions, Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said, the Interior Department […]

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Trump Aims to Clarify Rules for Protecting Endangered Species

Lawmakers who passed the Endangered Species Act four decades ago inserted a “degree of ambiguity” in key terms that led to most legal controversies surrounding enforcement of the law, the Interior Department’s No. 2 official said in a presentation at The Heritage Foundation. To resolve such questions, Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said, the Interior Department […]

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School Disciplinary Policies Must Be Local

The Trump administration is considering rescinding a “Dear Colleague” letter sent in 2014 to public school administrators nationwide, providing guidelines regarding school discipline policies consistent with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. According to Title VI, racial discrimination at institutions receiving federal funds is illegal. The letter was sent to public school officials by […]

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Brett Kavanaugh’s Opponents Aren’t Really Against Him. They’re Against the Constitution.

One of the best statements of how the Framers saw the role of the federal government is found in Federalist Paper 45, written by James Madison, who is known as the “Father of the Constitution”: The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain […]

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Watchdog Eyes Classified Material as Deadline Looms on Clinton Emails

The classified material Hillary Clinton sent and received using an unsecure, private email server included correspondence with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained from the State Department by a government watchdog group. Judicial Watch, which has called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to order “an honest criminal investigation” of Clinton’s email practices while she was […]

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Bolton Is Right to Repudiate International Criminal Court’s Jurisdiction Over US Military, Government Officials

National security adviser John Bolton didn’t mince words in a speech on Monday as he outlined U.S. policy toward the International Criminal Court. In that speech, before the Federalist Society, Bolton said: The United States will use any means necessary to protect our citizens, and those of our allies, from unjust prosecution by this illegitimate […]

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Trump to Shut Down Palestinian Liberation Organization’s Washington Office

The Trump administration will order the Palestine Liberation Organization to shutter its Washington, D.C., office in a bid to increase pressure on Palestinian leadership amid stalled peace talks. “We have been notified by a U.S. official of their decision to close the Palestinian mission to the U.S.,” PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat said in a statement […]

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