Former President Trump is calling on the Supreme Court to block the release of documents requested by the House committee investigating the January 6th Capitol riot. NBC News’ Julie Tsirkin explains what Trump is asking the court to consider and why the House committee wants to review the documents.
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ReutersNew York Attorney General Letitia James asked a court late Thursday 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, insu
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Former President Trump's lawyers told the Supreme Court that the House committee probing the Jan. 6 attack would suffer no harm if the justices delayed the transfer of Trump administration records to congressional investigators.The bold assertion came amid an ongoing legal clash between Trump and the House panel over whether a trove of records that investigators say would shed light on the deadly Capitol riot is covered by the former president's...
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The liberal Supreme Court justice is diabetic and didn't want to sit next to justices who weren't wearing masks. Her conservative colleague didn't care
- 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.
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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
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Supreme Court justices seemed to have little doubt Tuesday that Boston was wrong to refuse to fly a banner described as a Christian flag outside City Hall. Arguments at the high court appeared to unite justices on the left and right in favor of Harold Shurtleff, a conservative activist. Shurtleff wanted to fly a white banner with a red cross on a blue background in the upper left corner, called the Christian flag.
- Rolling Stone
The former president spent the holiday calling a Black TV host a "racist" and using his office's letterhead to tout a real estate deal
They claim the person who showed up at the event appeared to be shorter than the "real" Donald Trump.
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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...
January 6 committee obtains phone records of Eric Trump and his brother's fiancé, Kimberly Guilfoyle, through subpoenas
Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle are the first members of former President Donald Trump's family to be subpoenaed by the committee.
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Former Presidents and members of Congress don’t get salaries ‘for life’
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Chris Murphy said Putin is getting “horrible advice” and believes he’ll be greeted as a liberator if Russia invades Ukraine, but that’s not the case.
- National Review
Despite the resistance he's faced from his party over his opposition to reforming the legislative filibuster through unconventional avenues, moderate Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said he won't be surrendering his long-held position.
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Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/GettyWe’re a year into the Biden presidency and the historic moment for broadscale change has come and is probably gone. Democrats are deflated, dreams of addressing society’s unmet needs — like strengthening the social safety net and addressing climate change — have been pared down and postponed. Voting rights are compromised and promises of transformational change have been shelved, at least for now.Reality is here. The time for wishful thin
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I wish it were in my power to deny those four councilors their health care, to see how they like it. Unfortunately, it is not in my power, nor should it be in their power to cause so much pain and suffering for so many, based on a depraved ideology.
When I first read it, I did not think it could be real. I thought, “this has to be a […] The post Virginia governor, Republicans off to a rough start with ban on critical race theory appeared first on TheGrio.
Laura Ingraham clapped in celebration while reporting that Gen. Mark Milley, a target for Trump fans, has COVID-19
Milley has long been a hate figure for Trump supporters, and Ingraham seized on news of his COVID-19 diagnosis on her Fox News show Monday.
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The disclosures could come even as ex-President Donald Trump pursues a Supreme Court challenge to block the release to the select House committee.
A photo of a former Sri Lankan minister has been shared hundreds of times in Facebook posts that claim it shows him "cosying up" to the brother of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa hours after he was sacked in January 2022. The photo has been shared in a misleading context: it has circulated online since at least 2019."Wednesday, the fifth of January 2022... Susil Premajayantha [cosying up] with Basil [Rajapaska]... Last night," reads a Sinhala-language Facebook post.The president and his
A panel reversed the sanctions against state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt for incidents that occurred when she was a county judge in Central Texas