Congress adjourned Friday before reaching a budget agreement ahead of a midnight deadline to fund numerous government agencies, beginning a partial shutdown that will impact services and send nearly 400,000 federal employees home without pay.
Yesterday, in a clear rebuke of President Trump, General James Mattis announced his resignation as Secretary of Defense.
Today the DNC announced plans to host 12 debates during the 2020 presidential primary, beginning in June 2019.
According to the New York Times, “for years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed, effectively exempting those business partners from its usual privacy rules.”
A recent report prepared for the Senate on the extent of Russian interference during the 2016 election. The report details how the Russian operation used every major social media platform to influence voters by delivering images, videos, and messages tailored to their interests in a clear attempt to help Donald Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton.
On Friday, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the entirety of the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Presidential candidate John K. Delaney (MD-6) releases the following statement: