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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Protects Arizona’s Ability to Craft State Tax Policy

The Ninth Circuit gave Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich a huge victory in his fight against the Biden administration’s unconstitutional Tax Mandate under the American Rescue Plan Act (the Act). Arizona filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Treasury and federal officials in March 2021, challenging the Tax Mandate because it threatens to penalize states by

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US sues casino mogul Steve Wynn over relationship with China

The Justice Department sued longtime Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday to compel him to register as a foreign agent because of lobbying work it says he performed at the behest of the Chinese government during the Trump administration. The department said it had advised Wynn repeatedly over the last four years to

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What’s next in the investigation of the Supreme Court leak?

Chief Justice John Roberts, in ordering an investigation into an “egregious breach of trust” in the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion, tasked a relatively unknown court official to carry out what could be one of the most high-profile investigations in decades. The Marshal of the Supreme Court has now undertaken the

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Gosar Condemns Breach of Security at Supreme Court of the United States

Congressman Paul Gosar, DDS (R-AZ), issued the following statement in response to the leak and breach of security of a confidential draft opinion from the Supreme Court. “At a time when government institutions like the Department of Justice, the FBI and DHS have been politicized and public trust is at an all-time low for most government agencies, the Supreme

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Report: Draft opinion suggests high court will overturn Roe

A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It’s unclear if the draft represents the court’s final word on the matter. The

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