The Department of Homeland Security is in shambles

Ronald Vitiello, acting director of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), announced Wednesday that he will leave his post effective Friday, becoming the latest in a string of top-level officials to resign from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The recent departures leave DHS in a state of disrepair … [Read More...]

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday, freeing the Trump administration to potentially replace her with someone even more hardline. In a tweet following an evening meeting with Nielsen, President Donald Trump said, “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I … [Read More...]

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday, freeing the Trump administration to potentially replace her with someone even more hardline. In a tweet following an evening meeting with Nielsen, President Donald Trump said, “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I … [Read More...]

U.S. banks raked in record profits thanks to GOP tax bill

The Republican tax bill helped U.S. banks gain an extra $28 billion in profits last year, according to new data released Thursday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). In total, the nation’s 5,406 federally insured banks took in $236.7 billion in 2018, a 44 percent increase of $72.4 billion from 2017. … [Read More...]