News Briefs: May 2


Several white supremacists were charged in connection to an alleged Texas drug trafficking ring involving kidnapping and illegal weapon possessions. According to the US Department of Justice, 57 members of a local white supremacist gang were arrested last week in relation to the alleged crimes. Indictments show the defendants are known members of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, Dirty White Boys and other white nationalist organizations.

The Department of Justice has filed complaints against 11 individuals believed to be members of the Central American migrant caravan, which entered the United States illegally. The 11 face respective misdemeanor charges for allegedly entering the U.S. illegally. One individual, who is alleged to have entered the country after he was previously deported, also faces a felony charge, according to the complaint. An organizer of the caravan said they would remain at the immigration processing center until “every last one is admitted into the United States.”

Robert Mueller prepared more than four dozen questions for President Trump in regards to alleged Russian election interference. The New York Times reports that Mueller is believed to have developed evidence not yet public about contacts between the Donald Trump campaign and the Russian government involving such election tampering.

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