A judge has granted Rachel Powell, known as the "Bullhorn Lady," a second 60-day extension to consider a plea deal in connection with her role in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
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- The Guardian
Stephanie Grisham gave more significant details than expected about what Trump was doing before 6 January, sources say Stephanie Grisham, the then White House press secretary, in October 2019, listens as Donald Trump speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP The former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham told the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack that Donald Trump hosted secret meetings in the White House residence in d
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough said "anybody that's ever known Donald Trump" is familiar with this inclination.
"If you don't at least look at this with the closest possible microscope, you're basically saying that a president is completely above the law," the attorney said.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Nobody's senator but theirs: Ron Johnson's backroom dealing shows who he's working for. It's not you.
The Republican senator's backdoor deal-making on the tax bill illustrates once again why he is so unfit for public office.
Twitter users torched the former president's daughter-in-law.
The former president's son was interviewed by the New York attorney general's office in its civil probe into the Trump Organization.
- Miami Herald
As the Russians menace Ukraine by amassing at least 100,000 troops at the border, it is time to ask what Russian President Vladimir Putin is really after.
- The Daily Beast
Comedy CentralLast week, The Daily Show aired footage of its intrepid correspondent, Jordan Klepper, returning to the scene of the crime: the U.S. Capitol on the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection.Klepper was in the crowd on that fateful day and confronted several pro-Trump rioters moments before they stormed the Capitol in a failed attempt to stop the 2020 presidential election from being certified. One year later, the reunion saw Klepper get in the face of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL),
Trump Organization produced just 3 documents from Donald Trump in response to New York AG probe, court filings show
Lawyers for the Trump Organization argue its longtime CEO didn't have a big role in preparing its financial documents.
Family of US Marine killed in Afghanistan files $25 million lawsuit against Alec Baldwin, claiming the actor accused them of being insurrectionists on Instagram
The family of the slain US Marine Rylee McCollum alleged in the lawsuit that Baldwin caused them "emotional distress" with his Instagram post.
- Business Insider
Eric Trump and Allen Weisselberg invoked their 5th Amendment rights more than 500 times in Trump Organization probe, court filing says
Both Eric Trump and Allen Weisselberg sat for depositions in 2020, where they each invoked their Fifth Amendment rights over 500 times, a filing said.
- Business Insider
Dozens of former Trump officials including John Kelly and Stephanie Grisham are formulating plans to thwart their former boss in 2022 and 2024
Miles Taylor, a Trump official turned prominent anti-Trump critic, led a conference call with former officials, and told CNN that the participants were "overflowing with ideas" on how to stop Trump.
The GOP's Lauren Boebert, Lindsey Graham, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Kevin McCarthy, Kayleigh McEnany and Josh Hawley all were slammed for hypocrisy.
Chinese forces followed and warned away a U.S. warship which entered waters near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, the country's military said on Thursday, in the latest uptick in tensions in the disputed waterway. The Southern Theatre Command of the People's Liberation Army said the USS Benfold "illegally" sailed into Chinese territorial waters without permission, violating the country's sovereignty, and that Chinese naval and air forces tracked the ship. "At the conclusion of the operation, USS Benfold exited the excessive claim and continued operations in the South China Sea," 7th Fleet spokesman Mark Langford said.
David Jolly slammed the Florida governor’s “narrative of freedom” as “really kneecapping democracy.”
- The Daily Beast
ReutersNew York Attorney General Letitia James asked a court late Tuesday night to compel Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump to testify under oath, saying that her office’s investigation into the Trump Organization had uncovered “significant evidence” of fraud. James said in a tweet, “We have uncovered significant evidence indicating that the Trump Organization used fraudulent and misleading asset valuations on multiple properties to obtain economic benefits, including loans, insur
- The Guardian
Rightwing presenter called a ‘merchant of death’ after mockingly applauding as she revealed Gen Mark Milley’s positive testUS politics – live coverage Laura Ingraham highlighted people who have tested positive despite being vaccinated. One critic wrote: ‘Not sure when hate become a Christian value.’ Photograph: Mark J Terrill/AP The rightwing Fox News host Laura Ingraham has stoked outrage by announcing that the chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff had tested positive for Covid-19 – and appl
- The Conversation
Vladimir Putin at a concert in March 2021 marking the seventh anniversary of its annexation of Crimea. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty ImageUkraine is again looking warily over its eastern border as Russia threatens its territorial integrity. In recent weeks, a buildup of Russian troops along the Ukrainian border has rattled Western leaders fearful of an incursion similar to, or perhaps even more wide-ranging than, Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Then, on Dec. 17, 2021, Vladimir Putin demanded that
- Associated Press
It started when CNN's Jeff Zeleny broke in with a question that referenced concerns many Americans hold about the competence of government, after the chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal and the recent shortage of testing for COVID-19. Zeleny's question opened the floodgates. Biden took to calling on reporters at random, and what started as a very traditional presidential news conference became something else entirely, stretching to nearly two hours.
Trump Organization responds to subpoena request by accusing New York AG of being 'in violation of every conceivable ethical rule'
A spokesperson for the Trump Organization described the 160-page filing from Tish James as coming "on the heels of her failed governor's race."