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Is President Trump immune to lawsuits?

April 27, 2017 By Maggie Baldridge

President Donald Trump brings the question of presidential immunity back into public debate as he faces numerous civil lawsuits against actions he made as a private citizen.

10 fascinating facts about President Ulysses Grant

April 27, 2017 By NCC Staff

Today marks the 195th birthday of Ulysses Grant, who played a unique role in American history. Here is a look at a military leader who later became president in one of the nation’s most troubled decades.

Explaining why all federal courts are not the same

April 26, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

President Donald Trump created some confusion on Wednesday with his Twitter criticism of the “Ninth Circuit” for ruling against his sanctuary cities policies, when a lower court system judge handed down a decision.

Judge blocks cutoff of federal funds to “sanctuary cities”

April 25, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

Declaring that President Trump probably acted unconstitutionally in attempting to cut off federal funds to city and county governments that do not help enforce federal immigration law, a judge in San Francisco on Tuesday blocked enforcement of the policy anywhere in the nation.

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