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Travel boom: TSA says its 9 busiest days were this summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says the nine busiest days in its history occurred this summer as travelers jammed airports. TSA acting deputy administrator Patricia Cogswell said Thursday that the agency screened 262 million people and 164 million checked bags from just before Memorial Day until the day …

Senate Democrats’ unprecedented threat against the Supreme Court – The Washington Post

In 2017, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-.Y.) accused President Trump of showing “a disdain for an independent judiciary that doesn’t always bend to his wishes” after Trump criticized a federal judge who ruled against his administration. Senate Democrats, by contrast, have launched an unprecedented attempt to actually bend the …

Robert Mueller’s investigation cost nearly $32M – UPI.com

Aug. 2 (UPI) — The two-year investigation by special counsel Robert Muellerinto Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election cost nearly $32 million, a final expenditure report released Friday indicates. The Justice Department report shows the special counsel team spent $6.56 million from Oct. 1 to May 31, when the probe concluded. The first …