Brie StimsonApril 18, 20217min
Chicago police Officer Eric Stillman’s actions were “consistent” with the Chicago Police Department’s use-of-force guidelines and with the law, his attorney said Friday night. Stillman is the officer who allegedly fired the shot that killed Adam Toledo, 13, during a foot pursuit late last month. Video footage of the incident was released this week. “We’re […]

Brie StimsonApril 3, 20214min
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday told reporters President Biden’s proposed $2.3 trillion infrastructure package “is not going to get support” from Republicans and said he plans to oppose it “every step of the way.” He said as much as Republicans would like to address infrastructure, “I think the last thing the economy needs […]

Brie StimsonDecember 28, 20205min
President Trump’s pardon of four Blackwater guards convicted in the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians was “disgraceful,” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., asserted Saturday. “In 2007, four Blackwater contractors opened fire in a crowded intersection in Baghdad, murdering 14 Iraqi civilians,” the progressive “Squad” member, who came to the U.S. from Somalia as a refugee when […]

Brie StimsonMay 29, 20204min
Reported Ties To Chinese Military The White House plans to cancel visas for thousands of Chinese graduate students affiliated with Chinese universities tied to the People’s Liberation Army, according to a report. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the plan with President Trump during a meeting Tuesday, The New York Times reported, citing officials with […]