The lawsuit, brought by 16 states, seeks a preliminary injunction that would prevent President Trump from acting on his declaration of a national emergency while the case plays out in the courts. The complaint immediately becomes the heavyweight among an outpouring of opposition to the declaration.
An outpost of Chinese troops in Tajikistan near a passage into Afghanistan is the latest in a list of military sites that illustrates how the country’s hard power has been expanding alongside its economic reach.
Rosenstein has spent nearly two years in the hot seat after he appointed special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. The deputy secretary of transportation is expected to be nominated to succeed Rosenstein, according to those familiar with the discussions.
The hearing on the 9th Congressional District race opened with allegations that Leslie McCrae Dowless tried to cover his tracks and encouraged witnesses to lie. No evidence has emerged that Republican Mark Harris knew of the scheme.