Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó released a video this morning announcing a “final phase” of an effort he called Operation Liberty to remove President Nicolas Máduro from office, reports the Washington Post. The video urged the Venezuelan people to engage in nonviolent protest in support of the effort as senior U.S.
Coleman Saunders is a first-year student at Harvard Law School where he is a senior editor on the National Security Journal. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in American Studies.
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The White House declined a request from the House Oversight and Reform Committee to have Stephen Miller testify about President Trump’s immigration policies, reported CNN. Meanwhile, the New York Times described a broad White House effort to defy congressional subpoenas, with Trump saying his administration would fight “all the subpoenas.”
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, according to the New York Times. The Times further noted that a Sri Lankan official said the bombings may have been in retaliation for the recent terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. Both U.S.
Attorney General Bill Barr released a redacted version of the Mueller report on Thursday. On Thursday morning, Barr gave a press conference in advance of the release. During his remarks, Barr detailed his contacts with the White House Counsel’s office and President Trump’s personal attorneys.
Yujing Zhang, the Chinese woman arrested for lying to authorities while entering Mar-a-Lago was deemed a flight risk by U.S. Magistrate Judge William Matthewman and will remain jailed reported the Washington Post.
The military commission trying alleged al-Qaeda commander Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi reconvened in public session on April 17 after a break in proceedings since February.
The military commission trying alleged al-Qaeda commander Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi reconvened from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6, after a break in proceedings since July due to al-Hadi’s serious medical issues. This is the first of two posts summarizing these proceedings, covering Jan. 30 to Feb. 4.