Democrats are preparing to subpoena the White House in the next phase of their impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference at the Capitol in Washington, DC on October 2, 2019. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images “We’re not fooling around here.” House Democrats are preparing to subpoena the White House for a slew of documents later this week, if the administration continues to block the release of information related to President Trump’s July 25 call with the president of the Ukraine. The move is part of Democrats’ impeachment…

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The real reason Amber Guyger was convicted

Botham Jean’s mother, Allison Jean, rejoices in the courtroom after fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was found guilty of murder. | Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool It’s the rare case of a police officer being held accountable for taking a black life. And it tells us a lot about juries. Whether we are the victim or the accused, Black Americans knows better than to expect fairness from this country’s courts. That’s…

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The State Department is telling US tourists that El Salvador is now as safe as Denmark

A Salvadoran migration officer stands in front of a helicopter on the country’s border with Guatemala, on September 12, 2019. El Salvador’s Ministry of Justice and Public Safety says it’s increased patrolling of the border. | Camilo Freedman/Getty Images That’s suspiciously convenient for Trump’s immigration policy. The State Department has declared El Salvador safer for American travelers after advising them to avoid it since at least 2013, saying that it’s now safe to travel to…

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