Top Democrats on Saturday rushed to defend Rep. Ilhan Omar after President Donald Trump retweeted video that was edited to suggest she was being dismissive of the significance of the worst terrorist assault on U.S. soil. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scolded Trump for using the "painful images of... Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: Fools - Omar and the Dems that defend her are all fools.
White House officials have tried to pressure U.S. immigration authorities to release detainees onto the streets of "sanctuary cities" to retaliate against President Donald Trump's political adversaries, according to Department of Homeland Security officials and email messages reviewed by The Washington... Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: Let the those who want to protect and defend illegals - pay and suffer their wrath.
Every year, America’s libraries and their partners help make tax season a bit more bearable. Whether it’s providing free internet access, offering financial literacy classes or hosting free tax preparation assistance, libraries have tools to help taxpayers turn an annual obligation into an opportunity to improve their overall financial well-being. Las Vegas Sun


President Donald Trump's longtime confidant, Roger Stone, asked a federal judge Friday to compel the Justice Department to turn over a full copy of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the ... Las Vegas Sun
However much credit President Trump may deserve, there’s no question that jobs in manufacturing — long the sick child of the U.S. economy — have turned up nicely since he took office. What’s not so clear is how much good that surge has done for hundreds of thousands of American factory workers.... LA Times
VOA VIEW: What Obama said could not happen - happened.
Wedding cakes and same-sex marriages are back before the Supreme Court, and this time the justices are being asked to rule broadly that the 1st Amendment’s protection of the “free exercise” of religion shields conservative Christians from state civil rights laws. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Religious rights must be protected - they may in some cases be too much.
Border Patrol agents dropped off asylum-seeking migrants in New Mexico's second most populous city for the second day in a row Saturday, prompting Las Cruces city officials to appeal for … Miami Herald
An idea floated by President Donald Trump to send immigrants from the border to "sanctuary cities" to exact revenge on Democratic foes could end up doing the migrants a favor … Miami Herald
VOA VIEW: Illegals may benefit for now - but sanctuary cities may not be such for long.
Former Newark mayor and presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker kicked off a national tour Saturday with a speech in the city where he first gained national notice. “Critics will tell us that a campaign powered by grace and love and a deep faith in each other” cannot triumph, Booker said in Newark. New York Post


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is setting off fresh waves of outrage for citing a famous quote about the Holocaust in her latest defense of fellow freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar. AOC referenced Martin Niemoller’s sorrowful meditation on inaction in the face of injustice, known for the refrain “first they came,” to complain about critics who denounced... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Cortez is a liberal media fool.
U.S. Senator Cory Booker held the first major rally of his presidential campaign on Saturday in the city that launched his political career, saying America "can't wait" any longer to address the country's deep divisions and urgent problems. Rueters
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel accused the Trump administration on Saturday of dragging relations with the United States to their worst level in decades and called on Cubans to strengthen the Communist-run country's defenses and economy. Rueters
VOA VIEW: A foolish confrontation.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he could not commit to meeting Democrats' new April 23 deadline for turning over President Donald Trump's tax returns to them, adding that he wanted to keep the Internal Revenue Service from being "weaponized" for political gain. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Dems will not get any Trump tax returns.

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Cook ground beef thoroughly before eating, the agency says. ABC
VOA VIEW: All meet should be thoroughly cooked.
Richard Neal set a new deadline for the IRS to furnish the committee with the president's tax returns: 5 p.m. on April 23 CBS
VOA VIEW: Waste of time.
The FAA met Friday with the three airlines that grounded the Boeing Air Max and their pilot unions, to talk about the plane's safety issues CBS


Like Amazon, Google stores and collects the things you say to its assistant on your phone, computer or smart speaker, like the Google Home. Google's privacy page says it does this to "help you get better results using your voice," and that it only does this after you say "OK Google" to learn the sound of your voice and how you speak certain words and phrases. You can turn it off completely, but just note that this might affect how well Google responds. You can always turn it back on if you run in to trouble. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Giving Google any authority would be foolish.
A severe storm system looms over the South, and severe weather could stretch from the Gulf to Lake Erie, forecasters say CNN
Stephen Moore, who President Donald Trump announced last month as his nominee for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, has a history of advocating self-described "radical" views on the economy and government. CNN
VOA VIEW: CNN offers liberal fake propaganda.
A California man is hoping that the Supreme Court will rule against an arbitrary trademark law that he says restricts his First Amendment right. FOX News
Campaigners fear rape allegations are being overlooked as US case against WikiLeaks co-founder takes centre stageWomen’s groups have added to pressure on Sajid Javid to ensure Julian Assange is extradited to Sweden. Failure to do so would effectively endorse “rape culture”, they claim.A coalition of campaigners representing survivors of sexual violence urged the home secretary to focus on the unresolved rape allegations emanating from Sweden against Assange. They fear that US charges – relating to WikiLeaks’ disclosures – may be given priority in the UK. Guardian
VOA VIEW: The Assange issue has many angles.

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Congresswoman says rightwing vitriol cannot threaten her ‘unwavering love for America’ as president pushes videoIn the face of attacks from Donald Trump, Republicans and rightwing media outlets, the Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar said on Saturday no one could “threaten” her “unwavering love for America”. Related: Yemeni bodegas boycott New York Post over attacks on Ilhan Omar Guardian
VOA VIEW: Omar should anti America and Dems are looking bad protecting her.
The majority decided that they wanted Netanyahu to remain prime minister and the Center-Right to remain in power. Jerusalem Post
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump on Saturday for a Twitter post that used 9/11 imagery while suggesting Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a Muslim, was dismissive of the New York attacks. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Pelosi and Dems are looking bad backing Omar.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday a U.S.-China trade agreement would go "way beyond" previous efforts to open China's markets to U.S. companies and hoped that the two sides were "close to the final round" of negotiations. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China has to make a deal or lose big.
U.S. government is allowed to return asylum seekers to Mexico after a federal appeals court temporarily put on hold a district judge's order blocking policy. UPI
VOA VIEW: Trump is right.
A lawyer for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Friday that video evidence against Kraft should be kept from public view. UPI

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