This week marks one year since one of the worst attacks on our democracy since the Civil War, and Democrats and Republicans will be commemorating in very different ways. Lucy Caldwell and Jason Johnson join Tiffany Cross to discuss.
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- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyFormer President Donald Trump and his family company have a long history of stiffing contractors, but there’s one bill they almost certainly wish they had paid.Ahead of the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Trump Organization reserved a block of rooms at the Loews Madison Hotel. When at least 13 people didn’t show up, the Trump Organization refused to pay the bill, something it has done many times in the past. The company then dodged a
- The Hill
Conservative pundit Ann Coulter is predicting the end of Donald Trump's hegemony in the GOP, saying the former president "is done.""Trump is done," Coulter, a onetime Trump booster turned critic, wrote in an email to The New York Times. "You guys should stop obsessing over him."Coulter's comments came in an article published in the Times on Sunday about the mounting tensions between Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) amid speculation of a...
They claim the person who showed up at the event appeared to be shorter than the "real" Donald Trump.
- The Daily Beast
ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty ImagesThere was a time when Donald Trump made news with his rallies—when he said things that utterly shocked us. Who could forget the firestorm he started, for example, when he went after Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who knelt during the national anthem in 2017, or earlier that year when he called Barack Obama “the founder of ISIS”?Trump’s performance in Arizona on Saturday night—his first rally in months and his much-hyped chance to respond to the one-year ann
Trump claimed 'babies can be killed after birth' and called for ban on transgender athletes, stoking culture wars at Arizona rally
Donald Trump made provocative comments about the Democratic party's stances on abortion and transgender rights at a rally in Florence, Arizona.
- Austin American-Statesman
Former Presidents and members of Congress don’t get salaries ‘for life’
At his Arizona rally, Trump played a supercut of NY Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating his real estate company for fraud, labeling her an 'unhinged liberal'
James is investigating whether Trump organization officials artificially inflated or deflated the value of properties for loan and tax purposes.
A panel reversed the sanctions against state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt for incidents that occurred when she was a county judge in Central Texas
- The Hill
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he is canceling his subscription to DirecTV after the company announced plans to drop pro-Trump conservative cable channel One America News (OAN) from its listings. "Why give money to people who hate us?" Paul said in a tweet sent on Monday. DirecTV on Friday made public its plans to not renew its contract with OAN, saying it had made the decision following "a routine internal review." Other Trump-loyal Republican...
- Fresno Bee
"It is an important symbolic and material step in recognizing the harm that was done to them by the state," one advocate said.
- Visalia Times-Delta | Tulare Advance Register
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this week plans to extend Medi-Cal coverage to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.
- NBC News
While DeSantis’ refusal to publicly rule out running against him for president has irked Trump for months, some see the Florida governor caught in the crossfire of a different fight.
China is helping Sri Lanka build a new city to rival global offshore centres. Who will it benefit?
The language letting them back into the Union required them to enforce the 14th Amendment’s ban on insurrectionists in federal or state office.
- Associated Press
Inside are hundreds of head-high cannabis plants in precise rows, each rising from a pot nourished by coils of irrigation tubing. In the five years since California voters approved a broad legal marketplace for marijuana, thousands of greenhouses have sprouted across the state.
A Florida Republican who was defeated by 59 percentage points in a congressional special election won't concede
With all precincts reporting, Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick defeated Jason Mariner by a massive 59.1 percentage points, 78.7% to 19.6%.
A former top Obama economist throws cold water on the Biden administration's favorite inflation argument: 'Corporate greed is a bad theory'
Jason Furman also pushed back on Joe Manchin's case that Biden's big bill would worsen inflation, calling it "a bad reason" to oppose the measure.
- Fox News
Caroline Thorman Woods alleged that her former boss, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, is gaslighting the public with a new ad that claims she always fought for women's sports.
- Bucks County Courier Times
Russia claims a fear of military encirclement. We do not understand this because of our geography — oceans on two sides and two friendly neighbors.
- The Daily Beast
CQ-Roll CallWhen the Department of Justice indicted members of the Oath Keepers last week for their role in the Jan. 6 insurrection, one Republican official might have taken more notice of the arrests than others.Frank Eathorne, who was revealed in a leak last year to be one of 191 Wyoming-based members of the far-right militia group, was in Washington for protests on Jan. 6. But Eathorne is no rank-and-file fringe crank. He is the sitting chairman of the Wyoming Republican Party.That role has m