Stephen Dinan | Stories - Washington Times
Skip to content

Stephen Dinan

Stephen Dinan

Stephen Dinan can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Stephen Dinan

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is joined by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., at a news conference as House Democrats move ahead in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE***

Nancy Pelosi fears Democrats' agenda gets swamped by impeachment furor

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her troops will face that question head-on, with Democrats increasingly agitating for the impeachment route and President Trump and fellow Republicans saying that will squelch any chances at doing big bipartisan deals on legislation. Published October 14, 2019

President Donald Trump talks with reporters as he tours a section of the southern border wall, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Otay Mesa, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) **FILE**

Trump broke law with border wall emergency, judge rules

President Trump's proclamation declaring a border wall emergency is illegal, a federal judge in Texas ruled Friday, throwing a new hurdle in front of the government's plans to build hundreds of miles of new barriers. Published October 11, 2019

This Oct. 8, 2019, file photo shows California Gov. Gavin Newsom during an interview in his office at the Capitol in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California bans private prisons in move that could dent ICE detention

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law Friday that will eventually ban privately operated prisons and jails, including immigration detention centers, in a move that could put a strain on Homeland Security's ability to hold illegal immigrants. Published October 11, 2019

President Donald Trump towards members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Minneapolis, for a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Appeals court rules House can subpoena Trump financial records

A federal appeals court gave the OK Friday to House Democrats' subpoena demanding a trove of President Trump's financial documents from one of his accounting firms, in a ruling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi labeled "a major victory." Published October 11, 2019

In this Oct. 22, 2018, file photo U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents escort a target to lockup during a raid in Richmond, Va. Carrying out President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration policies has exposed ICE to unprecedented public scrutiny and criticism, even though officers say they're doing largely the same job they did before the election, prioritizing criminals. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

ICE 'criminal alien' arrests plummet amid border surge

Homeland Security's success in curbing the border crisis came at a cost: ICE saw its arrest numbers tumble over the last year, officials revealed Thursday, saying they had to pull personnel off their usual duties of tracking illegal immigrants and gangs to send them to the border. Published October 10, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence rallies with supporters during the Louisiana GOP Unity Rally in Kenner, Louisiana, on Saturday. According to polling, Republican participation in early voting last week in Louisiana is up 84% compared to the 2015 election. (Associated Press)

GOP early voting up in Louisiana gubernatorial election

Republican turnout surged in early voting in Louisiana's election this year in what one analyst in the state says is the beginnings of a backlash against Democrats' fixation on impeaching President Trump. Published October 9, 2019

An agent from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency keeps watch at the side of a house while other agents from ICE are inside in search of a suspect during a sweep to capture illegal aliens with a criminal record in the Boston area, Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston. More than 2,100 illegal immigrants have been arrested since the nationwide raid began May 26. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Feds nab illegal immigrant who threatened to shoot ICE officers

ICE said Tuesday it arrested an illegal immigrant who'd been making threats about trying to shoot deportation officers after repeatedly sneaking into -- and being kicked out of -- the U.S. Cesar Diaz-Rodriguez, 30, was snared in Houston on charges of illegal reentry. Published October 8, 2019