The FDA approved the very first birth control pill 59 years ago today, and the world opened up for women.
Reproductive freedom is simply the foundation of women’s ability to achieve their dreams.
We have to continue defending it. #ThxBirthControl
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) May 9, 2019
Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, and Tulsi Gabbard top the list of candidates Democratic voters have ruled out as they weigh their decision in the party’s primaries and caucuses. https://t.co/ahBL0UB0wY
— laynie (Elayne with a Y) (@LaynieR) May 9, 2019
Happy two-year anniversary of James Comey being fired! Yes friends, it has only been two years, and not 3 million years, which is what it feels like.
— Grace Segers (@Grace_Segers) May 9, 2019
Federal judge to fast-track ruling on House subpoena for Trump accounting records https://t.co/vG95XXR3i4
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 9, 2019
A federal judge will fast-track a decision on President Trump’s bid to quash a House subpoena for financial records from his accounting firm, saying he will decide the full case, not just whether to temporarily block the subpoena while the case proceeds, after a hearing Tuesday.
U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta made his announcement Thursday in a brief notice to both sides after receiving a first round of written arguments in the case. The lawsuit was brought April 22 by Trump and several of his businesses against House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) and Trump’s accounting firm…
Mehta, an Obama appointee confirmed in 2014, gave all sides until Monday to file any further comments ahead of oral arguments previously set for 11 a.m. Tuesday in Washington.
The announcement means that any appeal of a decision in the case could reach an appeals court by the summer…
Cummings’s committee has called Trump’s bid to quash the subpoena a long-shot bid to delay the unearthing of politically damaging information about Trump until after the 2020 election, and to obscure from the public ongoing conflicts of interest by officials charged with executing the nation’s laws.
“Trump’s attacks on the Committee’s investigations amount to nothing more than political histrionics and hyperbole,” the panel’s lawyers wrote, calling the subpoena consistent with Congress’s duties to weigh legislation, conduct oversight, manage spending of tax dollars and informing the public…