Nunes steps aside from Russia probe

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) announced he will temporarily step aside from the House investigation into Russia and the 2016 election. | AP Photo House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) will temporarily step aside from an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, including interactions between Moscow and the Trump campaign. The move comes as the House Ethics Committee announced that it is investigating allegations that Nunes may have mishandled classified information. With the Ethics Committee now formally involved in the dispute, Nunes could no longer oversee the Russia probe, although he will remain in place as chairman…

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3 Red State Democrats Betray Their Party By Voting To End Gorsuch Filibuster

Red state Democrats Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-MN), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) voted with Republicans to end cloture during the reconsideration and move Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination forward. The three red state Democrats who are all up for reelection in 2018 engaged in a shameless ploy to try to keep their seats next year. It doesn’t matter to them that Republicans stole the Supreme Court seat away from Democrats by ignoring their constitutional duties after Justice Scalia died. These red state Democrats don’t care that they are advancing a the nominee of a president…

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The Trump White House is in deep legal trouble, according to Trump’s own standards

Members of President Trump’s inner circle, left to right, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, senior adviser Steve Bannon, press secretary Sean Spicer and then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst) President Trump on Friday urged his former top adviser, Michael Flynn, to seek an immunity deal from Congress, after news broke late Thursday that Flynn was seeking such a deal. Trump said Flynn should cut a deal because the entire thing is “a witch hunt” that ostensibly won’t lead anywhere. Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for…

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Use of Aqueous Extract of Pseuderanthemum acuminatissimum Radlk Leaves to Mediate the Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Their Anti Eschericia coli Activity

Introduction Functionalized gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) have prospective as antimicrobial products to counter, for example, fungi and bacteria [1]. Increasing efforts have actually been committed to research study in this field, especially in the advancement of metal nanoparticles (such as copper, silver and gold nanoparticles) as anti-bacterial agents [1-4] The most common target for antibacterial agents has been gram-negative germs, owing to the multi-drug resistance phenomena observed in gram-negative bacteria [2-5]. Advancements in this area have actually been influenced by the need to discover the type of metal nanoparticles, and the functionalization of such nanoparticles, that will display the best…

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House Democrats petition for Trump’s tax returns

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, joined by other members of the House Democratic caucus, announced a discharge petition requiring the release of President Trump’s tax returns. Hoping to garner signatures from both sides of the aisle, the petition calls for more transparency regarding the President’s taxes an issue of “national security,” in the hopes that the returns may disclose any of Mr. Trump’s financial interests abroad. “It’s not a right to privacy that the president has,” Pelosi said, referring to Mr. Trump’s undisclosed tax records. “He’s the president of the United States.” “There’s question about a Russian connection — politically,…

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California’s Senate Just Approved a Bill to Protect Its Residents From Trump’s Deportation Forces

Two weeks ago, Esperanza, a mother of two young children, was driving to church in Mendota, California, when local police pulled her over for having tinted windows. The officer issued Esperanza a fix-it ticket for the tinted windows and told her that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be showing up at her home. Within 30 minutes, ICE officers were at Esperanza’s door to arrest and deport her. Esperanza is now in hiding. Although alarming, Esperanza’s experience is commonplace in California and across the country. Approximately 70 percent of all deportations nationwide are the result of local law enforcement’s participation…

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