“Abolish ICE” Was The Call Of Last Summer. 2020 Democrats Have Moved On.
Immigration activists are dejected by national Democrats turning back on calls to abolish or radically transform ICE less than a year after it dominated policy debates.
Ben Carson Wants To Evict Families With Undocumented Immigrants From Public Housing
Carson says the new rule will reduce long waitlists for public housing for citizens. Housing advocates say all it will do is split up families with mixed immigration status.
This Article About The Mueller Report Is [Redacted]
Roughly a third of the 448-page Mueller report had at least one redaction on it, including about 12 pages that were entirely blacked out.
Trump’s Grudge Against Puerto Rico Is Blocking Needed Disaster Aid Across The US
Congress has failed to reach a deal to provide recovery funds for Puerto Rico and several states, due in large part to Trump’s opposition. Now, Congress is taking a two-week break.
Joe Biden Made Multiple Jokes About Consent In His First Speech Since Allegations Of Inappropriate Contact
“I just want you to know I had permission to hug Lonnie,” Joe Biden said to laughs.
“We Are Your Citizens”: Trump Keeps Repeating Lies About Puerto Rico
The president has inflated how much disaster money Puerto Rico has received and falsely claimed that the island has gotten “more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before.”
Ben Carson Said He Doesn’t Know Why DACA Recipients Are Being Denied Housing Loans His Department Oversees
Carson’s comments came after DACA recipients, lenders, realtors, and industry associations told BuzzFeed News last year that HUD is quietly advising lenders to deny the loans.
The Trump Administration Is Charging Facebook With Housing Discrimination
The charges target Facebook’s long-criticized ad-targeting tools.
Trump Supports More Disaster Funding For Americans Who Need It — Just Not The Ones Living In Puerto Rico
“Denying the funds they need to recover while requesting the ‘A+ treatment’ for other states is insulting to Puerto Ricans and for Latinos in general,” Sen. Bob Menendez said.
More Democrats Want Answers From Homeland Security About Its List Of Lawyers, Activists, And Journalists
“Under what authority is DHS monitoring and investigating reporters and advocacy lawyers as they travel from the United States to Mexico?”
More Than 1 Million Puerto Ricans Are Seeing Cuts To Their Food Stamp Benefits
Between an economic crisis, high grocery costs, and continued fallout from Hurricanes Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico says the reduction in food stamp benefits is “alarming.”
Homeland Security Is Investigating Immigration Officials' Secret List Of Journalists, Attorneys, And Activists To Question At The Border
"This type of assault on press freedom and democracy is something we’d expect in dictatorships — not the United States of America," said Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro.
The Michael Cohen Hearing Ended With A Very Awkward Fight About Racism
“What happened earlier was insulting to a lot of people of color, and his...response was hopefully genuine too,” one committee member said after the hearing.
Rep. Lauren Underwood Says Gun Control Measures Are Long Overdue, 11 Years After A Mass Shooting In Illinois
"I challenge Sen. McConnell and the senators in their Republican caucus to make sure they are bold enough" to pass gun control legislation, Underwood said on BuzzFeed News' AM to DM.
The Trump Administration Admits Disaster Relief For Puerto Rico Was Delayed By The Shutdown
In a letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren, a HUD official said the funds could not be fully accessed until the shutdown was over.
FEMA Director Brock Long Has Resigned After Two Years And Multiple Controversies
Long was criticized for his management of the agency's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and his use of government cars for personal business.
Advocates Say The Repeated Threats Of A Government Shutdown Are Hurting Low-Income Tenants
“I am very afraid of the long-term impact the last shutdown has had — and heaven forbid this happens again.”
Stacey Abrams: "I Don't Take Political Advice From Donald Trump"
Abrams told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM she would make a decision by the end of March.
Elizabeth Warren Is Asking The Trump Administration For Answers About Puerto Rico's Disaster Relief Funding
The White House called disaster relief food stamp funds for Puerto Rico "excessive and unnecessary" last week.