Alvarez House helps veterans get resources with Stand Down event
Twitter users remind the House Judiciary GOP that no one is supposed to be above the law.
- National Review
Representative Scott Perry, an ally of former president Donald Trump, said Tuesday that the FBI confiscated his personal phone one day after federal agents searched Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.
- USA TODAY
There were minimums, but not maximums, for the number of weapons militiamen had to own in a 1792 law according to an expert.
- The Recount
President Biden commends Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during briefing on Kentucky flood response efforts.
President Biden says that he and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are all one team, during briefing on Kentucky flood response efforts. Biden is visiting Kentucky after historic flooding that left at least 37 people dead. Biden is at odds with his Republican counterpart on the impact that climate change and other man-made environmental measures, with the White House saying this week to expect more extreme weather events.
- National Review
FBI Director Wray cut his testimony short on Thursday, saying he had a plane to catch. Flight logs shows he flew later that afternoon to his favorite vacation spot.
- Fox News
McConnell addresses raid on Trump's home, says the 'country deserves a thorough and immediate explanation'
Mitch McConnell addressed the FBI raid on former President Donald Trump's home, saying the "country deserves a thorough and immediate explanation."
- Utica Observer-Dispatch
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer announced $18 million in federal funds are on their way to Utica to beautify the entry to downtown.
As of yet, there is still no cheat code to expel Trump from political life.
- CBS News
The Presidential Records Act governs the record-keeping responsibilities of presidents, but legal experts have said Trump may have violated other laws.
The administration is considering doing something about one of the things people hate most about flying.
- Rolling Stone
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene whined that defunding the Department of Justice would "completely cut out of their budget the ability to persecute Republicans"
- The Hill
Montana’s Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that temporarily blocks further restrictions on abortion. Planned Parenthood in a statement Tuesday announced that the Montana Supreme Court blocked three separate laws that were enacted during the state’s legislative session last year from taking effect. One of the laws would have banned abortion after 20…
WARSAW (Reuters) -Poland could hit back at the European Union if Warsaw does not get its share of pandemic recovery funds, ruling party politicians said, after Brussels signalled it was not satisfied with the country's latest judicial reforms. More than 35 billion euros ($36 billion) of COVID-19 recovery grants and loans were put on hold due to a dispute over the reforms to the judiciary in Poland, which the EU executive says subvert democratic standards. In June, the European Commission (EC) approved funds for Poland, but its head Ursula von der Leyen said more work needed to be done on the rule of law during a visit, when she met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
(Bloomberg) -- Escaping the sweltering heat baking much of Spain just got a little bit harder. The government last week declared that businesses will not be allowed to run their air conditioning below 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius), part of a broader effort to save energy as Europe contends with record heat and races to cut its dependence on Russian gas. Most Read from BloombergTrump Under Intense Legal Scrutiny After FBI Searches Mar-a-LagoChina Seizes on Pelosi Visit to Set ‘New No
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The $739B package tackles many of President Joe Biden's priorities, including climate change, drug prices, and aims to reduce the federal deficit.
- Raleigh News and Observer
North Carolina Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr faced online criticism following a failed vote Sunday to cap private insurers from charging more than $35 for insulin.
- Chicago Tribune
Chicago police director of reform fired following email to Superintendent David Brown over staff changes, sources say
Robert Boik, the Chicago Police Department’s executive director of constitutional policing and reform, was fired by the superintendent Tuesday after sending an email asking for a reversal of a decision to distribute his staff to patrol instead of officer training, according to multiple police sources. Boik had been in the role for about a year and a half and was fired without warning, sources ...
“Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before," Trump said in a statement.
- The Hill
WASHINGTON (NewsNation) — Under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the Internal Revenue Service will spend an extra $79.6 billion over the next 10 years to help the agency dig out of a backlog of unprocessed paper returns, and staff up to take aim at the country’s highest earners. The act, which is expected to pass the House before…
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukraine's security forces foil Russian assassination attempts on Defence Minister and intelligence chief
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 16:41 Ukrainian law enforcement officers have foiled assassination attempts by the Russian secret service on Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine, and Kyrylo Budanov, Head of the Chief Intelligence Directorate.