Clash Between Trump and Congress Could Trigger a Constitutional Crisis – The intense clash between President Trump and Congressional Democrats this week is leading to a constitutional crisis. The president invoked executive privilege to refuse to deliver the full version of the Mueller Report as requested by lawmakers. In response, the Judiciary Committee declared Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. Jose Lopez Zamorano brings us the details from Washington.
Florida Republicans Impose Limits on New Voting Rights for Ex-Felons – Florida’s Republican Congress has approved a law that sets conditions on the restoration of the right to vote for ex-convicts, which was approved by a large majority in the last elections. The legislation, which is expected to be signed by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis, requires that former felons pay court-ordered restitution and fines before receiving the right to vote. Voting rights advocates warn that the new law goes against the will of the citizens who overwhelmingly voted for the constitutional amendment. Max Aub reports from Miami.
Immigration Detention Center Under Scrutiny After Inmate’s Heart Attack – A few days after being admitted to an immigration detention center, an immigrant suffered a heart attack that could have cost him his life. His wife said that the heart attack was due to negligence in medical care and the administering of medications. The incident, which occurred at the Mesa Verde prison, has intensified calls in Kern County for greater transparency at the controversial facility and the release of the detainee. Ruben Tapia has this report.