The House passed new sweeping gun restrictions largely along partisan lines Wednesday, hours after the House Reform and Oversight Committee heard heart-wrenching testimony from an 11-year-old survivor of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Alex Gangitano, a staff writer at the Hill, joined CBS News for more on Congress' efforts to curb gun violence.
- The Guardian
It was the second warning Cassidy Hutchinson had received before her deposition, cautioning her against cooperating with the panel
This says a lot, despite being only one word.
The Washington Examiner published the blistering editorial in the wake of bombshell testimony from the Jan. 6 committee hearings.
Trump's 'girth would prevent him from actually getting to the steering wheel' of his SUV, former Secret Service agent says: 'I don't see this president ever being able to do that. Ever.'
"Trump's not a little guy, right? And the space to actually be able to lunge towards the wheel is not that big," the former agent told Insider.
Justice Neil Gorsuch fumes that the Supreme Court 'failed' to 'honor this Nation's promises' as it rolled back tribal authority in Oklahoma
Gorsuch's dissenting opinion came as the nation's highest court handed more power to states over Native American lands.
- The Wrap
Liz Cheney Defends Cassidy Hutchinson After Reports of Secret Service Agents Disputing Her Testimony
"The committee's not going to stand by and watch her character be assassinated," Cheney said of the former White House aide
Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson told the committee she was contacted by an intermediary for Mark Meadows, according to a person familiar with her final deposition.
Mitch McConnell says he'll kill the bipartisan China bill if Democrats revive their agenda with Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema
Democrats have been trying to woo Sen. Joe Manchin back to the table for months while also seeking to pass a major bipartisan piece of Biden's agenda.
- Rolling Stone
One of the witness tampering messages the Jan. 6 committee displayed on Tuesday was received by the former Mark Meadows aide, according to Punchbowl News
- Rolling Stone
The Biden administration is playing pro-choice in the streets and spineless in the sheets when it comes to women's rights — and somehow, Mitch McConnell is somehow behind all of it
A new decision "continues to underscore the erosion of democratic institutions at the hands of Republicans in this state," Gov. Tony Evers said.
- The Desert Sun
Such a project would be less difficult than other aqueducts and pipelines already built.
- The Telegraph
Boris Johnson’s war of words with Vladimir Putin reached new heights as the Russian president said that he would be a “disgusting sight” with his top off.
Ginni Thomas' lawyer tries to get her out of Jan. 6 panel testimony, saying it's been a 'particularly stressful time' amid Supreme Court rulings
The wife of Justice Clarence Thomas was asked to testify before the Jan. 6 committee over her correspondence about overturning the 2020 election.
The Oath Keepers will tell a jury they really believed Donald Trump would turn them into his own, personal militia on Jan. 6
Elmer Stewart Rhodes will tell a DC jury he had a perfectly non-seditious reason to be at the Capitol: He thought Trump would federalize the Oath Keepers.
Vermont U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, 81, will undergo emergency hip surgery after falling Wednesday night, depriving his fellow Democrats of any majority in the chamber until he returns. Leahy, who is third in line to the U.S. presidency given his role as Senate president pro tempore, broke his hip at his house in the northern Virginia suburbs outside Washington, his office said on Thursday, adding that he is expected to make a full recovery. While Leahy has said he will not seek re-election in the Nov. 8 midterm elections, his vote is critical in the 50-50 split Senate where Democratic U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris holds the tie-breaking vote.
- USA TODAY Opinion
I have argued Trump's actions were wrong but legal. This latest Jan. 6 hearing and Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony are forcing me to reconsider.
Trump says it would be very difficult to put hands on a Secret Service agent 'because these guys lift 350 pounds, I don't'
The former president continues to question one of the most shocking claims Cassidy Hutchinson made during a January 6 committee hearing.
The House Republican who led a rioter on a tour the day before the January 6 attack could lead the committee overseeing Capitol security
With Rodney Davis's loss to a Trump-backed challenger, Barry Loudermilk is now next in line to lead the committee if Republicans retake the House.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastWhen a conservative news outlet published a scathing editorial on Wednesday calling former President Donald Trump “unfit” to ever hold political power again, they surely expected to face some MAGA blowback.But few would have expected the degree to which the Washington Examiner, a longstanding go-to conservative Beltway publication, was ripped apart by fellow conservatives, who branded the outlet as “controlled opposition” and “RINO-funded.”