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Benton to Lead US Selective Service System
Benton to Lead US Selective Service System
SEATTLE (AP) — Former Washington state Sen. Don Benton has been tapped to head the U.S. Selective Service System. The White House announced the pending nomination on Monday, The Seattle Times reported . Benton, a Republican from Vancouver who was an early supporter of President Donald Trump, had previously served as a "senior adviser" between Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency
Democrats: Solid Opposition to Trump, But What Comes Next?
Democrats: Solid Opposition to Trump, But What Comes Next?
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump is a unifying force for Democrats, bringing together disparate factions in opposition to nearly every presidential move. But solidarity — at least for now — doesn't necessarily add up to a strategy that can help Democrats win more elections after a precipitous slide from power in Congress and around the country...
Washington, Oregon Governors Vow to Fight Trump
Washington, Oregon Governors Vow to Fight Trump
SEATTLE (AP) — The Democratic governors of Washington state and Oregon say they will fight attempts by President Donald Trump to weaken environmental protection laws in the two states. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown at a joint news conference Saturday in Seattle said they support more renewable energy, caps on emissions and policies to limit pollution...
Judge Doesn’t Extend Order on New Travel Ban
Judge Doesn’t Extend Order on New Travel Ban
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has ruled that his order blocking President Donald Trump's original travel ban does not apply to the revised executive order. Judge James Robart entered his ruling Thursday, one day after a federal judge in Hawaii blocked Trump's new executive order that would've suspended new visas for people from six predominantly Muslim countries and halted the U
9th Circuit Judges to Congress: Leave Us Alone
9th Circuit Judges to Congress: Leave Us Alone
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three federal judges are asking Congress not to break up the vast, San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a longtime target of Republicans and a recent foe of President Donald Trump. The 9th Circuit in February refused to immediately reinstate Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, prompting the administration to release a new, narrower

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