House Democratic chairs on the Oversight and Foreign Affairs committees on Monday called for testimony from senior State Department officials as part of their probe into the ousting of the agency’s independent watchdog last month.
Brian Bulatao, a central figure in Steve Linick’s ouster, will appear before a House committee next week.
"Now with so much attention being on the present and what some officers have done negatively, it is very difficult for some people to move forward if we have not repaired the past," the city council president said.
In a letter, the senators called the June 1 episode in Lafayette Park “alarming.” They are also seeking a review of the attorney general’s actions related to other protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
An Illinois fire department is warning drivers not to keep hand sanitizer in their parked cars amid the coronavirus after authorities said a bottle with high alcohol content appeared to have been left on a dashboard and helped spark a fire.
Under the Obama administration, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division conducted numerous probes into police departments.
It's been an interesting week for the newly-created Capital Hill Autonomous Zone. There have been reports that a Seattle rapper named Raz Simone has usurped power in CHAZ by becoming an alleged "terrorist warlord." A community leader demanded that white CHAZ citizens give money to their black counterparts.
Mary Elizabeth Taylor, the assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs, submitted her resignation on Thursday, saying that the president's actions 'cut sharply against my core values and convictions.'
Fire personnel responded to the 6700 block of Quad Ave., underneath the ramp from Moravia Road to southbound Interstate 95, at approximately 4:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a car fire, said Blair Adams, a spokeswoman for the department.
Democratic governors and lawmakers on Sunday pushed for a better-coordinated federal response to the coronavirus pandemic as cases spike in several states, particularly in the southern and eastern U.S.House Speaker
State leaders implemented sweeping measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Here's how changes in case numbers are affecting their reopening plans.