Jan. 6 Committee Investigating Trump’s Coup Attempt Announces Surprise Hearing
The panel just last week said it would take a two-week break and resume after the congressional July Fourth recess.
Biden Quickly Shuts Down Democrats’ Calls To Expand Court Post-Roe Decision
Democrats have called for more seats to be added to the nine-member court, which currently has a 6-3 conservative majority.
West Coast States Launch Plan To Protect Out-Of-State Abortion Patients
“We will not stand on the sidelines as these attacks mount,” governors from California, Oregon and Washington vowed.
NATO chief wants Sweden, Finland in alliance ‘soon’ — but can’t guarantee it
Jens Stoltenberg also insisted NATO allies have the ability to continue providing Ukraine with weapons “as long as it takes.”
GOP Senator Says He May Need Part Of His Finger Amputated
North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer said he injured the little finger on his right hand this past weekend after a boulder rolled over it while he was doing yardwork.
Georgia’s Brad Raffensperger To Testify At Next Public Jan. 6 Hearing
Tuesday’s hearing will focus on Donald Trump’s pressure campaign on officials in key states to overturn election results so he could stay in power.
A recession is ‘not inevitable,’ Biden administration officials say
Biden administration officials on Sunday backed the president’s position that a recession is “not inevitable” as some economists and investors warn a period of economic decline is looming. The administration is sticking to its message that the warnings of a recession underestimate the “resilience” of the U.S. economy as it emerges from a pandemic and […]
CDC advisers recommend Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for babies and toddlers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine advisory group on Saturday voted unanimously to recommend both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccine for kids 6 months to 5 years old. “This infection kills children, and we have an opportunity to prevent that,” said Beth Bell, a professor at the University of Washington’s School of […]
Rep. Bennie Thompson Says It’s Time For Ginni Thomas To Talk To Jan. 6 Committee
“We think it’s time that we, at some point, invite her to come talk to the committee,” the congressman said Thursday.
House Panel Passes Bill Meant To Stop Census Misinformation
A U.S. House committee has passed a bill outlawing the distribution of fake or misleading materials that resemble census forms or prevent people from participating in the nation’s head count.
Cotton gathers big donors to talk 2024 presidential race
Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton huddled with two dozen of his top donors Tuesday morning to describe his planning for a potential 2024 White House campaign, telling them a comeback bid by former President Donald Trump wouldn’t deter him from running. During the meeting at the Hay-Adams hotel in Washington, which was described by two attendees, […]
Kinzinger fears repeat of events of Jan. 6
What worries Rep. Adam Kinzinger the most about the Capitol riot, he said on Sunday, is that supporters of former President Donald Trump could at some point try to repeat what they did on Jan. 6, 2021. “The thing that is most concerning to me is nothing has changed,” the Illinois Republican said on CBS’ […]
Trump Keeps Whining About Jan. 6 ‘Unselect’ Committee On Off-Brand Social Media App
The House committee has spoken to more than 1,000 people to get a picture of Trump’s actions on the day of the 2021 Capitol attack.
Inside the OSCE’s botched withdrawal from Ukraine
KYIV AND VIENNA — The signs had been there for weeks, if not months: Russian forces were massing around Ukraine, painting Zs and Vs on their military vehicles; Vladimir Putin’s rhetoric was getting more and more bellicose; and Western intelligence agencies were warning that an invasion was imminent. But the Organization for Security and Cooperation […]
DeSantis claims in-person learning saved Florida students. It’s not that simple.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis spent much of the pandemic championing a clear philosophy on education: In-person learning means better learning. He was so convinced of this idea that he pushed a state rule preventing the “unnecessary” removal of kids from in-person learning amid the pandemic to get children back into classrooms. […]