The White House refused to share information with multiple House committees about a meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The FBI has been sued by the ACLU and the Center for Media Justice for records pertaining to the surveillance of so-called “Black Identity Extremists.” Federal courts are hampering the efforts of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reverse Obama-era policies. A group of Democratic states threatened a lawsuit against the CFPB for delaying implementation of the payday loan rule. President Trump issued an executive order requiring colleges and universities to promote “free inquiry” in order to receive federal funds. President Trump said the United States will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.