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House Committee Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking President Trump’s Tax Returns

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS UPDATED: JULY 2, 2019 1:19 PM ET (WASHINGTON) — A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday (July 2) for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the documents for an investigation […]

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Trump’s DC Hotel Charged Secret Service $200,000 in First Year of Presidency

By Jamie Ross, Daily Beast The Trump International Hotel in Washington, just five blocks from the White House, charged the Secret Service more than $200,000 in taxpayer money during the first year of Trump’s presidency. Expense documents obtained by NBC News show that a total of $215,254 was spent by the agency at the property […]

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The Navy now possesses as few as three of the high-flying, 737-size BAMS-D drones, which can theoretically watch over the Persian Gulf around the clock.

The U.S. Drone Shot Down by Iran is $200 Million Prototype Spy Plane

By David Axe, Daily Beast – Reprinted With Permission The U.S. military drone Iran shot down over the Persian Gulf on Thursday (6-20) was a high-flying prototype model belonging to the Navy. The Navy for years has deployed the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator, or BAMS-D, drones on an emergency basis, stationing the 737-size unmanned […]

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Litigation begins over Georgia’s near-total abortion ban

Litigation begins over Georgia’s near-total abortion ban

Saporta Report by Maggie Lee Friday, Georgia joined the list of mostly Republican-led states that have been brought to federal court over moves to cut the length of time that people can seek abortions. SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective is the lead plaintiff on a list that includes individual Georgia doctors plus groups […]

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Senator Johnny Isakson

Georgia’s Sen. Johnny Isakson sponsors legislation to erase disabled vets student loan debts

By Elaine Owen, Editor Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) is sponsoring new legislation that would see disabled vets student loan debts erased. Nearly 34,000 disabled veterans who haven’t paid back their federal student loans could see that debt automatically erased under bipartisan legislation proposed last week. The proposal follows moves last year […]

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New Georgia Laws 2019

New laws go into effect July 1 in Georgia

By Elaine Owen, Editor Governor Brian Kemp signed 21 bills into law April 15 to take effect July 1. These laws cover issues from human trafficking to flag displays. Here is a summary of some of those laws that take effect July 1: HB 25 will provide military service members civil relief concerning certain contractual […]

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Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller to testify before House Judiciary, House Intel Committees

FROM AP NEWS REPORTS Robert Mueller agreed Tuesday (June 25) to testify before the House Judiciary Committee and House Intelligence Committee in an open session. The special counsel is set to appear before both committees in separate but back-to-back hearings on Wednesday, July 17, according to Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who […]

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July 4th

Independence Day and America’s Birthday

By Elaine Owen, Editor Independence Day is a national holiday in the United States, commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At that time, the United States consisted of 13 colonies under the rule of England’s King George III. There was growing unrest […]

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Governor Brian Kemp

Gov. Kemp makes first trip to South Korea to lure business to Georgia

PRESS RELEASE SEOUL, South Korea — Governor Brian Kemp is in South Korea for his first international trip in office to try and lure more business from the county to Georgia. Kemp posted about the visit– which was covered in a front-page spread in English-language newspaper Korea JoongAng Daily- on Sunday (June 23). “Governor Kemp […]

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President Donald Trump

NYT publisher: Trump crossed ‘dangerous line’ in accusing outlet of ‘treason’

AP REPORT New York Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger slammed President Trump for accusing his paper of committing “treason” in an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal late Wednesday. Sulzberger wrote that Trump’s attack crossed “a dangerous line” in his “campaign against a free and independent press.” “He’s gone from misrepresenting our business, to assaulting […]

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