April 20, 2017
Good morning from Washington, where the Supreme Court has plenty of questions in a case where a state denied a grant for a church playground. Elizabeth Slattery clues us in. Many Americans are paying attention to two related events: immigration tensions in Sweden and the French presidential elections. Josh Siegel shines light on both. Plus: Diane Katz on why President Trump should have stuck to his guns on a federal bank, and Katrina Trinko on another campus defeat for free speech.
In Sweden, a Uzbek man—who was a rejected asylum seeker—is suspected of driving a stolen beer truck into a crowd of shoppers, killing four people and wounding 15 others in a terrorist attack earlier this month.
Apparently the lesson University of California, Berkeley learned from the violent protests surrounding writer Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech earlier this year was … you shouldn’t let controversial figures give speeches.
The justices were talking over each other, trying to get in as many questions as they could in the allotted argument time.
"Sometimes, the extremes meet, and in this case, the extreme left and right are meeting with an anti-EU agenda," says one expert.
The claim that U.S. companies will lose sales to foreign competitors without Export-Import Bank financing is drivel.
The professor also said two Republicans should be executed for each immigrant deported.
The United States Agency for International Development has given $4.8 million to the Open Society Foundation-Macedonia, part of liberal billionaire George Soros’ vast network of global nonprofits.
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