Joshua Mercer

June 14, 2018

LOOP: White House expresses support for House immigration reforms

THURSDAY, JUNE 14 – FLAG DAY  FAMf IMMIGRATION  Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller said that the Trump administration supports efforts by House Republicans to pass immigration
June 13, 2018

LOOP: Controversial priest invited to Vatican family summit

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13  FAMf FAMILY SUMMIT  Fr. James Martin, SJ, will give a keynote address at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin this August to discuss
June 12, 2018

LOOP: Summit begins in Singapore

TUESDAY, JUNE 12 KOREAN SUMMIT  President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un shook hands in their historic first meeting. “I feel great… We will have a
June 11, 2018

LOOP: Pope prays for U.S.-North Korean summit

MONDAY, JUNE 11 POPE’S PRAYER  Pope Francis prayed for the leaders of the United States and North Korea ahead of Tuesday’s summit between the two countries in
June 8, 2018

LOOP: Justice Department won’t defend Obamacare in court

FRIDAY, JUNE 8 DOJ WON’T DEFEND ACA  The Justice Department has asked a federal court to strike down provisions of Obamacare which require insurers to offer coverage
June 7, 2018

LOOP: House GOP claims immigration deal close

THURSDAY, JUNE 7 IMMIGRATION DEAL CLOSE?  House Republican leaders say that they are on the verge of an agreement to bring up immigration reform. “There is not
June 6, 2018

LOOP: Senate leader cancels August recess

  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6 SENATE TO WORK IN AUGUST  The  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told his Senate colleagues that the traditional August recess has been canceled
June 5, 2018

LOOP: Court rules for baker

  TUESDAY, JUNE 5 RELIGIOUS FREEDOM  The Supreme Court ruled in favor of baker Jack Phillips, who the Court said was treated to “government hostility” by the
June 4, 2018

LOOP: California bans state-paid travel to Oklahoma

  MONDAY, JUNE 4 CALIFORNIA VS OKLAHOMA?  The Golden State announced a ban on state-funded travel to Oklahoma because of their new law protecting religious adoption agencies.