In a letter addressed to MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak on Thursday, Federal Transit Administration authorities said the new order comes in the wake of several recent incidents, including some that have occurred since the agency issued a long list of safety directives to the T.
- NY Daily News
Donald Trump Jr. got so worked up speaking about the FBI’s search to recover confidential documents from his father’s home last week that it even caused critics of the former president’s namesake to wonder about his well-being. The Atlantic writer Molly Jong-Fast posted the 44-year-old scion’s rapid-fire rant, which included a nonstop stream of loosely connected grievances running the gamut ...
Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas outlined the branches of the 'Trump Crime Family' on Twitter
Parnas posted a tweet chain highlighting how Giuliani, his former boss, was Trump's "consigliere," and the roles each Trump child played.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyConcerns are swirling within the Kremlin and splashing onto the screens of Russia’s tightly controlled state media. Moscow’s grueling invasion of Ukraine and Washington’s potential designation of Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism are at the top of the list—but the upcoming U.S. elections are likewise causing some heart palpitations.Having recovered from their initial shock over the FBI’s search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate, Russian
- CBS News
Trump's former personal attorney is a target of the probe examining whether Trump interfered in Georgia's 2020 elections.
- ABC News
The Inflation Reduction Act, a $739 billion measure signed into law by President Joe Biden on Tuesday, levies a 15% minimum tax on large corporations and marks the most significant climate legislation in U.S. history. Meanwhile, the law will reduce the federal deficit by $305 billion over roughly the next decade, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. More immediately, however, the legislation will impact everyday Americans' wallets.
- The Hill
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday vacated a lower court's decision to block the Biden administration's pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal land and waters - a key piece of the president's climate change strategy - and sent the case back to that court for further proceedings. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the Louisiana district court decision to block the Interior Department's leasing pause after Louisiana and a dozen states sued the administration established arguing that they would suffer injury from the policy. The court said the district court's order and accompanying memorandum "lack specificity" and said its injunction focused on an Interior Department action which was not yet finalized.
A resurfaced clip from August 2016 shows Trump as a candidate vowing to make enforcing laws around classified information a priority.
- Idaho Statesman
Multiple repairs are needed on the over 100-year-old structure, but funding for the project has been hard to come by
- The Daily Beast
Getty ImagesAs Rep. Liz Cheney made her high-minded pronouncements about the importance of truth and courage and genuine patriotism during the congressional hearing into the Jan. 6 insurrection, she was shadowed by a question that fairness left largely unspoken.“What about your freaking father?”But one of the propelling principles of the hearing-turned-reality-show was justice. And to have held former Vice President Dick Cheney’s lies and cowardice against her would have been blaming the child f
GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Dan Crenshaw are feuding again — this time over whether the FBI should be defunded over the Mar-a-Lago raid
Crenshaw commented on Greene's push to "defund the FBI," calling the far-right Georgia lawmaker "unserious."
- The Wrap
Sean Hannity on FBI’s Trump Investigation: ‘Being a Felon Is Not a Disqualification’ for the Presidency
"So I'm not sure exactly where they're headed with all of this," the Fox News host said on his radio show
A prominent Republican lawyer told The Post that "everyone is saying no" to representing Donald Trump in his many legal cases.
The former president's son told Sean Hannity that the Trump family "absolutely" has the surveillance footage and would release it "at the right time."
Trump staffers were more focused on securing big pictures from White House walls than properly sorting government documents, report says
Many remaining Trump staffers wanted souvenirs from the White House more than they wanted to properly sort documents, Politico reported.
'It's over' for the Trump Organization if its CFO Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty, legal analyst and ex-prosecutor says
The New York Times reported on Monday that Weisselberg is reaching a plea deal, in a case that involves 15 felony charges against him.
- The Wrap
Michael Cohen Thinks He Knows Who Trump’s ‘Next Scapegoat’ Will Be for FBI Raid at Mar-a-Lago: ‘Rudy-Colludi Giuliani’ (Video)
The former personal attorney to Donald Trump thinks that Giuliani will get thrown "under the bus"
Michael Cohen says Trump's next move in the Mar-a-Lago probe would be to find a scapegoat — Rudy Giuliani
Calling Trump "Captain Chaos," Cohen said Trump would likely pin everything from the Mar-a-Lago raid to the Georgia elections probe on Giuliani.