A screenshot from President.bg, presenting the official CV of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, detailing his career as a pilot and high-ranking army officer. The page is not yet available in English.
This photo was circulated by Thai journalists on social media about the repressive provisions in the draft media bill. Photo from the Facebook page of SEAPA
Thursday’s appellate court opinion, which denied President Donald Trump’s appeal concerning his immigrant ban executive order, was unsurprising. It cautiously declined to upset the status quo, temporarily continuing to prevent the executive order’s enforcement nationwide. But it also allowed for further briefing and argument.
Like most Republicans, President Donald Trump has made it clear he intends to “fix” the federal government by “draining the swamp.” Traditionally, the GOP has aimed to cut the size of the federal government. The president’s freeze on hiring federal employees is a first step in that direction. And he might go a step more.