Trump can withhold funds from sanctuary cities, court rules

Trump can withhold funds from sanctuary cities, court rules

by WorldTribune Staff, July 16, 2019 The Trump administration is within its authority to deny federal funds to sanctuary cities based on a merit system that is in place, a federal court ruled. The July 12 decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction issued by a federal judge, who sided […]

Trump pardons Oregon ranchers over ‘disproportionate’ sentence

Trump pardons Oregon ranchers over ‘disproportionate’ sentence

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump issued full pardons for two Oregon ranchers who the president said were serving “unjust” sentences due to an “overzealous appeal” filed by the Obama administration. Dwight Hammond, Jr., 76, and his son Steven Hammond, 49, were pardoned by Trump. “The Hammonds are multi-generation cattle ranchers […]

Gowdy: No one elected judges to ‘second guess’ commander in chief on national security

Gowdy: No one elected judges to ‘second guess’ commander in chief on national security

by WorldTribune Staff, February 12, 2017 Rep. Trey Gowdy, in a blistering rebuke of an appeals court’s decision that blocked President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban, said “there is no right to come to this country for non-citizens.” Gowdy, who chairs the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, said “no one familiar with […]