New York Gov. Kathy Hochul reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling that says the Constitution provides the right to carry a gun outside the home. Hochul called the decision “absolutely shocking” and said the state would “fight back.”
- The Hill
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), who sits on the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, said she is “surprised” by federal prosecutors’ reactions to testimony given before the panel this week by Cassidy Hutchinson, who previously served as an aide to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. During an appearance…
- Associated Press
More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's devastating testimony last week against former President Donald Trump, says a member of a House committee investigating the insurrection. The panel already has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, who investigators remain hopeful will appear Wednesday for a deposition, and said it would also welcome follow-up details from Secret Service members with Trump that day. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., cited Hutchinson's testimony that Trump wanted to join an angry mob of his supporters who marched on Jan. 6, 2021, to the Capitol, where they rioted, as particularly valuable in “inspiring” more people to step forward as the committee gets set for at least two public hearings this month.
- The Hill
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), a member of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, said on Sunday that new witnesses have come forward since Cassidy Hutchinson testified to the panel publicly last week. “This happens every day,” Kinzinger told CNN “State of the Union” co-anchor Dana Bash. “Every day we get…
Discovery in the case could reveal bombshell messages among the Trump White House, Fox personalities, and even Rupert Murdoch.
Top White House official says he's optimistic Supreme Court's ruling overturning Roe v. Wade will not stand long
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on Sunday said he doesn't believe the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade "is going to stand long."
- USA TODAY
Two former White House aides say top Secret Service official defending Trump on Jan. 6 has history of lying
Two Trump White House aides publicly question whether a top Secret Service official is lying to protect the former President
It's not at all clear what the former president was referring to in a furious series of Fourth of July messages.
- The Daily Beast
CNNRepublican Gov. Kristi Noem ducked and dodged Sunday morning when asked if South Dakota would force a raped 10-year-old to give birth—eventually suggesting that “tragic situation” shouldn’t change her state’s restrictive abortion laws. “The law today is that abortions are illegal except to save the life of the mother,” Noem told anchor Dana Bash on CNN’s State of the Union.Bash had pressed Noem about the case of a 10-year-old girl in Ohio who was denied an abortion because she was three days
The Supreme Court shows how 'minority rule' is a problem in the US, and its Roe decision was a 'blow for the rule of law,' experts say
"The really problematic contemporary force here, in my view, is the Republican party," Sheri Berman, a democracy expert at Barnard College, told Insider
- The Hill
The Jan. 6 committee’s accumulating evidence against former President Trump, including testimony from White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, has strengthened a potential criminal case against him and chipped away at his most likely defense arguments, legal experts say. Hutchinson, a former special assistant to Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows as well as the president,…
- Business Insider
From Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to Sen. Tommy Tuberville, meet the Republican lawmakers heavily invested in companies that will pay for employees to get out-of-state abortions
Some anti-abortion groups are calling on Republican members of Congress to divest of their stock in companies that support abortion rights.
- Business Insider
German chancellor says many thought the world moved past countries trying to conquer their neighbors but that 'agreement is now canceled by Putin'
Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Putin is like past imperialists who thought "if you are mighty enough, you can just take territory of your neighbors."
The parade’s planning committee selected a local retired Marine to be grand marshal. Then the threats came pouring in.
- The Wrap
GOP Governor Candidate in Illinois Roasted for Saying ‘Let’s Move On’ Hours After July 4 Parade Mass Shooting
Gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey has since apologized for his comments
Expert on White House chiefs of staff says Mark Meadows 'absolutely owns' the title of 'worst' chief in history after ex-aide's damning testimony
The author Chris Whipple says that what Meadows and Trump did on January 6, 2021, makes the Nixon Watergate figures "look like choir boys."
- Business Insider
Former GOP House aide says Trump is likely to announce his 2024 presidential run soon because he 'has the impulse control of a freaking toddler'
Kurt Bardella said it's likely that Trump is thinking of "pulling the trigger now" despite the backlash arising from the January 6 hearings.
Trump's influence over the Supreme Court is just beginning. Next the conservative majority could upend elections with an 'extraordinary power grab.'
North Carolina Republicans are asking the Supreme Court to embrace a legal theory next term that experts call "nutty," "dangerous," and "made up."
- Ukrayinska Pravda
IRYNA BALACHUK - SUNDAY, 3 JULY 2022, 14:50 Dmitrii Peskov, press-secretary for the President of Russia, claims that Ukraine has to understand Russia's conditions and resume talks. Source: Russian Kremlin-aligned media "RIA Novosti", TASS information agency Quote: "Kyiv has to understand Russia's coditions, agree with them, resume talks and sign a document.
Jan. 6 panel member Schiff says that if DOJ doesn't investigate Trump it sends message presidents are above the law
Jan. 6 committee member Adam Schiff said that he believes Trump likely committed crimes in seeking to overturn the 2020 election.
"We are truly a Nation In Decline!" he railed on Truth Social.