In other news, the Justice Department is reviewing its policies for housing transgender inmates in federal prisons. The Obama administration made the policy more inclusive, but the Trump regime repealed it.
Meanwhile, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says House Democrats will not support a trade deal with the U.K. if the Johnson government's plans for breaking the Brexit's rules governing trade with Ireland leads to violence.
Finally, the Trumps are still costing taxpayers millions of dollars in secret service protection; more protection than is typically afforded.
In the dying days of the Trump presidency, he signed a highly unusual order that gifted six extra months of Secret Service protection to his four adult children, their families, and three of his favorite officials. Since then, the arrangement has cost taxpayers $1.7 million, according to spending documents obtained by The Washington Post. By law, only ex-presidents, their spouses, and any of their children under age 16 are entitled to Secret Service protection. But Trump handed extra protection to Trump Jr., 43, Ivanka, 39, Eric, 37, and Tiffany, 27, as well as their spouses and kids.
This week was a little slow, but it was certainly more active than the previous weeks. I'll try to do better next week. I can't make news happen, but I can cover as much as I believe is relevant to readers.