Trump Repeatedly Calls Paul Ryan 'Ron,' Sessions Stalls on Picking Federal Prosecutors, San Francisco May Ban Flavored Cigarettes A.M. Links
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has not appointed a single federal prosecutor to take the places of the dozens of Obama administration attorneys that he asked in March to resign. In total, there are 93 unfilled U.S. attorney positions, The Washington Post reports. (Hey, who says Sessions is all bad?)
- Recycled tires turned into playground surfaces have spurred a religious liberty battle in Missouri that has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
- President Trump twice referred to Sen. Paul Ryan as "Ron" during a speaking event in Wisconsin Tuesday.
- After a federal court said Auburn University could not cancel a controversial Richard Spencer speaking engagement, the Tuesday event went about as smoothly as one might imagine.
- Juan Bojorquez, 23, will be deported even though he has an active work permit and was granted "dreamer" status under Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
- Republicans are putting on a good outrage show over Colorado Democrats accepting donations from former executives at Backpage.
- The Iowa Legislature has given final approval to a measure that would ban abortion after 20-weeks pregnancy and impose a mandatory three-day reflection period for women seeking abortions.
- San Francisco considers a ban on Menthol and flavored cigarettes.
- Is Bill O'Reilly out at Fox?