Kushner:Special consideration

Kushner:Special consideration

President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was among the 25 White House officials granted security clearances after their applications were initially denied, the House Oversight Committee said this week. That’s based on testimony from Tricia Newbold, an 18-year White House security specialist who said she approached Congress because “this is my Continue Reading

A refugee in Congress

A refugee in Congress

Ilhan Omar wasn’t fazed by her rough few first months as a congresswoman, said Benjamin Wallace-Wells in The New Yorker. The outspoken Minnesota Democrat was widely criticized by both Republicans and Democrats for comments about congressional support for Israel, but she’s accustomed to adversity: She was a child in Somalia Continue Reading