Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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Fight over “Dreamers” continues

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/29/20, 12:45 pm

WASHINGTON—Two immigrant brothers who applied this week for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could become plaintiffs in the next lawsuit against the Trump administration over the issue.

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Barr hearing zeroes in on protests

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/28/20, 05:59 pm

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., condemned Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday for “flooding” city streets with federal agents. In his first hearing before the committee, Barr answered questions about Russian election interference, the coronavirus, and President Donald Trump’s friend Roger Stone. But the focus remained on law enforcement at nationwide demonstrations. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, defended Barr by playing an eight-minute video of violence at protests across the country.

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Georgia officials work to settle mask dust-up

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/28/20, 05:54 pm

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp backed down from his request for an emergency order barring Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms from requiring face masks in public and instituting other coronavirus control measures. Kemp’s lawyers had scheduled a hearing for Tuesday but withdrew their request, saying the two sides were having productive negotiations.

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