Fraud in the EB-5 program has been rampant, and Sen. Patrick Leahy has been critical of a lack of federal oversight.
The suit accuses him of violating the Constitution with his foreign business dealings. A sitting president has never faced a challenge in court under the so-called emoluments clause.
The Vermont senator’s bill would set clear federal guidelines that would override new restrictions on voting at the state level that create hurdles for racial minorities.
Vermont’s senior senator said Trump is taking “a swipe at Americans’ freedom to travel, at our national interest, and at the people of Cuba who yearn to reconnect with us – all just to score a political favor.”
“Affordable housing is essential. When you spend half of your money on rent, that leaves very little for other necessities such as food and medicine.”
“Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society, and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms,” Sanders said. It was unclear whether the attack on a Republican leader was politically motivated.
Sen. Patrick Leahy is taking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to task for failing to testify about the Justice Department budget. Leahy wants to ask about Sessions’ contacts with Russian officials.
As Burlington College president, Jane Sanders forged a financial arrangement with an off-site school run by her daughter. Was it, as a critic says, a “sweetheart deal” or an effective program?
Nearly 300 Vermont inmates are going from being the only ones in a private prison in Michigan to joining a population of more than 3,000 in Pennsylvania. VTDigger visited to see what they will find.
A House committee refused to let Americans buy cheaper prescription drugs in Canada. But the Vermont Democrat says there are signs Congress may be waking up to the problem of high prices.
The three paid staffers, include her son, David Driscoll, who is listed as a co-founder and creative director.
The fired former director, appearing before a congressional committee Thursday, also offered details of how he says the president sought to obstruct a probe related to Russia’s role in the election.
The figures in his annual Senate financial disclosure dwarf his net income in previous years and show how his newfound political stature has translated into dollars and cents.
Vermont’s congressional delegation announced $5 million in grants, with $3 million going to AmeriCorps service work.