Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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Judge stops DOJ from switching lawyers on census lawsuit

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/10/19, 10:38 am

WASHINGTON—A federal judge in New York ruled Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Justice could not replace nine lawyers in its ongoing battle to add a question regarding citizenship status to the 2020 census. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman said it was too late in the process to make such a drastic change, noting the next deadline for the lawyers to submit written arguments was only days away.

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Swalwell out, Steyer in as Democratic candidates

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/09/19, 10:48 am

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., announced Monday he will no longer seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, becoming the first candidate to pull out of the 2020 race. He plans to instead run for reelection to his congressional seat in the San Francisco Bay Area. Swalwell, who has served in Congress since 2013, said that the “polls have had their way” with his campaign. He was in danger of being excluded from the next debates at the end of this month due to low polling and donation numbers.

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Trump slams U.K. ambassador

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/09/19, 10:15 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump continued attacking the British ambassador to the United States on Tuesday after The Mail on Sunday published a series of leaked diplomatic cables from Sir Kim Darroch critical of the president’s administration.

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