U.S. lawmakers ask DOJ if terrorism law covers pipeline activists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. representatives from both parties asked the Department of Justice on Monday whether the domestic terrorism law would cover actions by protesters that shut oil pipelines last year, a move that could potentially increase political rhetoric against climate change activists. FILE PHOTO – Construction equipment sits near a Dakota Access Pipeline construction …

Trump to hold reelection fundraiser in June

It will be the first fundraising event President Donald Trump has held for Trump Victory since his inauguration — and it represents the latest step Trump has taken to prepare for reelection. | AP Photo The president will appear at a dinner benefiting his campaign and the Republican National Committee. By ALEX ISENSTADT 05/31/2017 05:04 …

DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON – The Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities as part of the Trump administration’s effort to eliminate regulations it deems superfluous. The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services wrote in a newsletter Friday that it had “a total of 72 guidance documents that have …