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An overview of cases brought against the Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies following the deployment of federal officers to the Portland protests.
After rejecting President Trump’s claims of absolute immunity from a subpoena from the Manhattan district attorney, the Supreme Court sent Trump v. Vance back down to the lower courts to allow Trump to raise new arguments.
On May 14, attorneys representing President Trump and the House Committee on Oversight and Reform argued before Judge Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Trump v. Committee on Oversight and Reform. The case is unprecedented.
A new lawsuit filed in federal district court in the District of Columbia on behalf of five transgender servicemembers challenges President Trump’s apparent reversal of the military’s transgender service policy.
On the morning of July 26, President Trump announced a major military personnel policy change in a series of tweets: