Judge orders Trump administration to stop immediate deportations of unaccompanied immigrant minors

“Judge orders Trump administration to stop immediate deportations of unaccompanied immigrant minors” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. A federal district judge ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration can’t continue its practice […]

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FBI is investigating Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, AP report says

“FBI is investigating Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, AP report says” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you […]

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Trump’s purge of defense agencies comes at a vulnerable time for US national security

President Donald Trump’s recent firing of Defense Secretary Mark Esper and subsequent resignations from the department of four more top civilian officials – either in protest or under pressure – are raising alarms in Washington. All were replaced by people with questionable qualifications. One defense official described the situation to CNN as “scary” and “very […]

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Analysis: Impeachment is a political option in Washington. In Texas, not so much.

“Analysis: Impeachment is a political option in Washington. In Texas, not so much.” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. In a political environment like Washington, D.C., the kinds of legal perils encircling […]

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Allen West takes sharp-elbowed approach as Texas GOP chair, raising intraparty tension ahead of legislative session

“Allen West takes sharp-elbowed approach as Texas GOP chair, raising intraparty tension ahead of legislative session” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. In his first few months as Texas GOP chairman, Allen […]

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5 types of misinformation to watch out for while ballots are being counted – and after

With no clear winner yet in the presidential election, there’s an opportunity for partisan activists, conspiracy theorists and others to exploit public uncertainty and anxiety to attempt to delegitimize the election results. A growing number of narratives alleging electoral wrongdoing have been spreading on social media, shared through millions of tweets, Facebook posts and TikTok […]

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