Salt Lake City, Utah - A federal court entered an order against three Utah-based telemarketing companies and their owner, the Department of Justice announced today. That order permanently enjoins them from engaging in deceptive and abusive telemarketing practices.  The order also imposes a civil monetary penalty.

Washington, DC - Since March 1991, certain Liberian nationals and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia (collectively, “Liberians”) have been eligible for either Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), allowing them to remain in the United States when they would otherwise be removable.  In 1999, President Clinton first authorized DED for Liberians, for a 1‑year period, after a civil war had recently ended.  At the end of that year, President Clinton found that the political and economic conditions in Liberia remained fragile and he reauthorized DED for Liberians. 

Washington, DC - Commentators agree that by appointing John Bolton as National Security Advisor (NSA), the President has made an excellent choice to confront the challenges of a dangerous world and build on the accomplishments of outgoing NSA H.R. McMaster.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - A team of researchers led by an MIT economist has found that medical expenses account for roughly 4 percent of bankruptcy filings among nonelderly adults in the U.S.

Washington, DC - Monday President Donald J. Trump ordered the expulsion of dozens of Russian intelligence officers from the United States and the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle due to its proximity to one of our submarine bases and Boeing. The United States takes this action in conjunction with our NATO allies and partners around the world in response to Russia’s use of a military-grade chemical weapon on the soil of the United Kingdom, the latest in its ongoing pattern of destabilizing activities around the world.

Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Thursday issued the following statement regarding the omnibus spending bill released by Congressional leaders: