TPM News

Updated at 10:29 a.m.

Cliven Bundy faces charges related to his 2014 standoff with the federal government at his ranch in Nevada, according to a report from The Oregonian.

He reportedly faces weapons charges and a conspiracy charge to impede federal officers, the same charge faced by his sons, Ammon and Ryan Bundy, in connection with their takeover of the federal wildlife refuge in Oregon. The few remaining occupiers have apparently agreed to turn themselves in to federal authorities Thursday morning.

The elder Bundy was arrested on Wednesday night at the Portland airport. He had arrived to participate in a protest of his sons' arrests.

Federal authorities did not list the charges faced by Cliven Bundy on Wednesday night but reportedly plan to released the charges on Thursday morning.

Read More →

Jane Sanders, the wife of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), on Wednesday said she found former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's comments urging female voters to support Hillary Clinton "disturbing."

Albright over the weekend told young women that it was important for them to support Clinton's presidential bid as feminists, saying, "There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!"

Read More →

The FBI entered the compound at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Tuesday night without being discovered by the four remaining occupiers, before moving in on the militiamen on Wednesday, The Oregonian reported.

Per The Oregonian:

FBI tactical teams had quietly moved into the refuge compound Tuesday night, entering the buildings undetected by the occupiers. They apparently were in the buildings through the day Wednesday before agents moved against the encampment.

Read More →

Cliven Bundy, the father of the jailed leader of the Oregon refuge occupation and who was the center of a standoff with federal officials in Nevada in 2014, was arrested in Portland, the FBI said.

Read More →

The Supreme Court’s decision to block President Obama’s climate change plan sent shockwaves through the legal community, environmental activists and even the industries that oppose these environmental regulations.

The order was surprising not just because it was a rebuke to a major priority of Obama’s administration. It also was at odds the Supreme Court’s usual practice in choosing when to halt a major regulation from moving forward. All four liberal justices expressed their disagreement with injunction.

Read More →

After 40 days, the FBI began an attempt to end the standoff at the federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, and the high-stakes negotiation were caught on YouTube lifestream.

According to a statement from the FBI, law enforcement officials moved into the refuge Wednesday after spotting an ATV vehicle driving outside of a perimeter established by the militia. Law enforcement approached the individual and "he returned to the encampment at the refuge at a high rate of speed." Then, the FBI surrounded the compound and created barricades.

Read More →

LiveWire