Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from the confirmation process for a permanent position.
The bill divided moderate Democrats, who were concerned about its safety implications, from their more progressive counterparts.
“That is exactly what they are. They are concentration camps,” the freshman Democrat said during an Instagram livestream.
The Trump administration plans to send 1,000 more troops as well as additional military resources to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to simmer.
California on Monday raised the LGBT pride flag over the state capitol for the first time in honor of Pride Month.
McConnell said that he plans to hold a vote on a bill that would allocate $4.5 billion toward mitigating the crisis at the U.S.–Mexico border.
The plan aims to provide indigenous populations more regular access to the sacrament.
SCOTUS declined to take up a case involving an Oregon baker who refused to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding, sending the dispute back to a state court.
“I’m encourage by the fact that he is now against the Hyde Amendment,” Ocasio-Cortez told ABC when asked about Joe Biden’s recent reversal on the issue.