The House endorsed aggressive gun-control measures in a 223-to-204 vote on June 8.
- The Hill
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), a member of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, said on Sunday that new witnesses have come forward since Cassidy Hutchinson testified to the panel publicly last week. “This happens every day,” Kinzinger told CNN “State of the Union” co-anchor Dana Bash. “Every day we get…
- Associated Press
More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's devastating testimony last week against former President Donald Trump, says a member of a House committee investigating the insurrection. The panel already has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, who investigators remain hopeful will appear Wednesday for a deposition, and said it would also welcome follow-up details from Secret Service members with Trump that day. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., cited Hutchinson's testimony that Trump wanted to join an angry mob of his supporters who marched on Jan. 6, 2021, to the Capitol, where they rioted, as particularly valuable in “inspiring” more people to step forward as the committee gets set for at least two public hearings this month.
- The New York Times
They came for Dmitry Kolker, an ailing physicist, in the intensive care ward. They came for Ivan Fedotov, a hockey star, as he was leaving practice with a film crew in tow. They came for Vladimir Mau, a state university rector, the week he was reelected to the board of Gazprom. The message sent by these high-profile detentions: Nearly anyone is now punishable in Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The flurry of arrests across the country in recent days has signaled that the Kremlin is intent on tightening
- Springfield News-Leader
The Nixa Republican was found guilty of 22 federal charges by a jury last week.
- Business Insider
From Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to Sen. Tommy Tuberville, meet the Republican lawmakers heavily invested in companies that will pay for employees to get out-of-state abortions
Some anti-abortion groups are calling on Republican members of Congress to divest of their stock in companies that support abortion rights.
Increasingly, they are saying that we must learn history because the Constitution demands that we repeat it. In Dobbs, Justice Alito wrote that the question of whether a particular liberty that is not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution counts as a fundamental right, deserving of constitutional protection, is to be settled by historical analysis. The Constitution protects only rights that are “deeply rooted in this Nation’s history and tradition.”
The White House official reportedly disputing account of Trump's actions on Jan. 6 has a history of lying for him, former aides say
Tony Ornato is said to have disputed Cassidy Hutchison's claim that Trump grabbed the wheel and tried to go to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Discovery in the case could reveal bombshell messages among the Trump White House, Fox personalities, and even Rupert Murdoch.
Top White House official says he's optimistic Supreme Court's ruling overturning Roe v. Wade will not stand long
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on Sunday said he doesn't believe the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade "is going to stand long."
The Supreme Court shows how 'minority rule' is a problem in the US, and its Roe decision was a 'blow for the rule of law,' experts say
"The really problematic contemporary force here, in my view, is the Republican party," Sheri Berman, a democracy expert at Barnard College, told Insider
It's not at all clear what the former president was referring to in a furious series of Fourth of July messages.
- NY Daily News
Editorial: Conservatives no more: Supreme Court’s ruling on EPA’s right to regulate greenhouse gases is a capper on a radical term
First, a “textualist” Supreme Court majority ignored the Second Amendment clause attaching gun rights to “a well regulated Militia.” Cherry-picking history to claim that carrying a weapon has always been protected, the “conservatives” killed a century-old New York statute regulating the concealed carry of firearms and elevated a newly contrived individual right to self-defense that appears ...
- The Daily Beast
CNNRepublican Gov. Kristi Noem ducked and dodged Sunday morning when asked if South Dakota would force a raped 10-year-old to give birth—eventually suggesting that “tragic situation” shouldn’t change her state’s restrictive abortion laws. “The law today is that abortions are illegal except to save the life of the mother,” Noem told anchor Dana Bash on CNN’s State of the Union.Bash had pressed Noem about the case of a 10-year-old girl in Ohio who was denied an abortion because she was three days
Trump's influence over the Supreme Court is just beginning. Next the conservative majority could upend elections with an 'extraordinary power grab.'
North Carolina Republicans are asking the Supreme Court to embrace a legal theory next term that experts call "nutty," "dangerous," and "made up."
- The Hill
The Jan. 6 committee’s accumulating evidence against former President Trump, including testimony from White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, has strengthened a potential criminal case against him and chipped away at his most likely defense arguments, legal experts say. Hutchinson, a former special assistant to Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows as well as the president,…
- Portsmouth Herald
That a young woman should be placed in a position where she would feel vulnerable, scared, and nervous for speaking truth to power is unforgivable.
Bezos slams Biden’s call to cut gas prices: ‘Inflation is far too important a problem for the White House to keep making statements like this’
Jeff Bezos on Saturday slammed U.S. President Joe Biden for his tweet calling on gas companies to lower prices at the pump, calling it "either straight ahead misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics."
Jan. 6 live updates: New witnesses have been coming forward to the panel since Cassidy Hutchinson's damning testimony, Kinzinger says
The House select committee is investigating the Capitol riot and the role Donald Trump and his allies played in trying to overturn the 2020 election.
Alabama officials are using the overturning of Roe v. Wade to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical care
A brief from the Alabama Attorney General's office argued that gender-affirming care was also not "deeply rooted in our history or traditions."
- Ukrayinska Pravda
The occupiers tortured the diver of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant to death - the mayor of Enerhodar
KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO - SUNDAY, 3 JULY 2022, 21:30 Andrii Honcharuk, a diver of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant [ZNPP] hydraulic workshop, died in Enerhodar, after being tortured by the Russian occupiers.