The Justice Department reached out to former Vice President Mike Pence to question him about the events surrounding Jan. 6, sources say. Federal investigators want to interview Pence because he knows what former President Donald Trump said privately in the days leading up to and on Jan. 6. Catherine Herridge reports.
- The Associated Press
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Ron Rivera tried to keep from getting too excited about his Washington Commanders getting on enough of a roll to move into the mix for a playoff spot. It's also a little unexpected after the Falcons looked like they were coming into the season in rebuilding or retooling mode and the Commanders lost four of their first five games. ''You try to earn the right to be in games that matter as you get into Thanksgiving and December,'' Falcons coach Arthur Smith said.
- Good Morning America
The 2022 midterm cycle is not even done yet, with Georgia's runoff next month leaving the U.S. Senate's margin in question, and speculation over the 2024 presidential race is swallowing up media coverage. Democrats face a daunting Senate map in 2024, though a surprisingly strong midterm cycle that saw them lose the House by a smaller-than-expected margin has them optimistic about flipping it back. Much of how the 2024 cycle plays out will be affected by the presidential race, including whether former President Donald Trump is the GOP nominee for a third time in a row and if President Joe Biden makes good on his intention to run for reelection.
"I’m ... embarrassed in a certain sense because, you know, this has become a little bit of a scandal for President Trump,” Fuentes noted on his podcast.
Glenn Kirschner issued a damning critique of the former vice president's refusal to testify before the House Jan. 6 committee.
Donald Trump's son received some blunt reminders about the former president on Twitter.
“So I help a seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black,” Trump wrote Saturday, offering “very much needed ‘advice.’”
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyABUJA, Nigeria—Russia’s infamous Wagner Group has abandoned dozens of former Central African Republic (CAR) rebels in Ukraine’s Donbas region after recruiting them to fight Vladimir Putin’s war, two former CAR fighters told The Daily Beast.The CAR sources, who were recruited by Wagner after quitting the Union for Peace (UPC) rebel group last December, said that many of the about 100 ex-UPC fighters currently in Ukraine have lost contact wit
- The New Voice of Ukraine
The United States scuppered a deal for Poland to provide Ukraine with Soviet-made MiG-29 jets back in March due to a back-channel intervention by Beijing, UK journalist Owen Matthews wrote in The Spectator news magazine on Nov. 26, referring to Chinese sources.
- The Wrap
Watch Biden’s Short and Not-So Sweet Reaction to Trump’s Meeting With White Supremacist Nick Fuentes (Video)
Both sides of the aisle are taking swings at the former president’s “canoodling” with the known neo-Nazi
- The Wrap
Mike Lindell’s Potential Run for RNC Chair Mocked: ‘I Don’t Trust This Idiot to Fix a Cup of Coffee’
The MyPillow CEO would make a great RNC chair "given his demonstrated willingness to throw millions of dollars at anything regardless of rationality," one user wrote
- Fox News
Matt Whitaker: "I don't have any reason to believe there's enough evidence to indict President Trump."
Former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker analyzes the Justice Department's special counsel probe and the legal fight to extend Title 42 expulsions.
Outgoing Democratic House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says the 'biggest change' he's seen in his congressional career is 'how confrontational Republicans have become'
"I think the biggest change in the institution is how confrontational Republicans have become," Hoyer recently told The Washington Post.
- The Intelligencer
The GOP did not turn on Donald Trump when he politicized a pandemic or started an insurrection. It took the "red wave" becoming a trickle.
- Kansas City Star
Jack Smith was appointed to investigate every official who tried to overturn the 2020 election. | Opinion
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary of the Russian President, has stated that the liberation of Crimea is out of the question while commenting on the words of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Source: Kremlin-aligned news outlet RIA Novosti, quoting Peskov Quote from Peskov: "You know that since the very beginning, and the President [Putin - ed.
The idea that "any serious candidate for higher public office would meet with him is appalling," the Anti-Defamation League also said.
- Motley Fool
Some Social Security Beneficiaries Will Enjoy an Unusual Raise in 2023 -- and It Has Nothing to Do With COLA
Thanks to an unusual circumstance that's only occurred twice this century, many Social Security recipients will keep more of next year's cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Saturday after her strategy to frame local elections as showing defiance to China's rising bellicosity failed to pay off and win public support. The elections for mayors, county chiefs and local councillors are ostensibly about domestic issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic and crime, and those elected will not have a direct say on China policy. But Tsai had recast the election as being more than a local vote, saying the world is watching how Taiwan defends its democracy amid military tensions with China, which claims the island as its territory.
- Business Insider
Kanye West says Donald Trump screamed at him during dinner at Mar-a-Lago, telling Ye he will lose in 2024 if he runs for president
The rapper said he asked Trump — who is running for the 2024 GOP nomination — to be his running mate, and that the former president was "perturbed."
- The New Voice of Ukraine
In a direct and public appeal to Russian soldiers on Nov. 25, the Armed Forces of Ukraine advised enemy troops to carefully study proper surrender procedures, as outlined by international law. This comes several days after a controversy involving footage of surrendering Russian troops getting shot after one of them seemingly opens fire on Ukrainian soldiers during the surrender.