The House Jan. 6 committee highlighted former President Trump’s adlibbed speech ahead of the Capitol riot. Trump included references to fighting and the need for people to have courage that were not in the scripted version.
- The Hill
- Rolling Stone
The latest example of the former president seeing himself as a dictator comes in a shocking excerpt from The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021
Twitter users slammed U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D, CA-12) for saying she has always felt a “connection” with China. During a speech on Friday in Tokyo, the last stop of Pelosi’s recent visit to Asia, Pelosi recalled a childhood memory about China. Nancy Pelosi says she’s always felt a connection to China because when she was a little girl her parents told her if she kept digging a hole at the beach eventually she’d reach China.
- The Hill
Russia’s military has suffered roughly 70,000 to 80,000 casualties since it first attacked Ukraine in late February, the Pentagon’s top policy official said Monday. “The Russians are taking a tremendous number of casualties,” Colin Kahl, Defense Department under secretary for policy, told reporters. “There’s a lot of fog in war but I think it’s safe…
The 2020 election conspiracy theorist added that those criminally charged "for things they shouldn't have done" during the Capitol attack are being unfairly treated.
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NYC Mayor Eric Adams blasts Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after second bus of migrants arrives: ‘This is horrific’
New York City Mayor Eric Adams lashed out at Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after a second bus full of illegal migrants arrived in the Big Apple, calling the Republican's move "horrific."
The 2nd-highest-ranking US general told Trump his idea for a big military parade in DC was 'what dictators do,' book says
"In this country, we don't do that," the vice chair for the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the time said. "It's not who we are."
- Consequence of Sound
"Who have the Chinese invaded and slaughtered?" the Pink Floyd member asked. Roger Waters Calls Biden a “War Criminal,” Defends Russia and China in CNN Interview Alex Young
- Yahoo News
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman released photos on Monday that appear to show that former President Donald Trump did indeed try to dispose of documents by ripping them up and placing them in toilets.
Photos purport to show notes Trump tried to destroy by flushing down the toilet. He has aggressively denied ever doing it.
Trump said it is "categorically untrue" that he tried to flush documents as president. NYT reporter Maggie Haberman procedued photos to the contrary.
Sanders was compared to an animated character in a Schoolhouse Rock song called "I'm Just a Bill" during a break in the vote-a-rama on the Inflation Reduction Act.
- The Hill
Roger Waters is defending dubbing Joe Biden a “war criminal,” accusing the president of “fueling the fire in the Ukraine.” “That is a huge crime,” the Pink Floyd co-founder said in an interview that aired Saturday on CNN’s “Smerconish.” During his latest solo concert tour, the 78-year-old rocker includes an image of Biden in a…
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Governor Greg Abbott and his GOP cronies have raised your property taxes through the roof and run the state into the ground. | Opinion
GOP strips insulin out-of-pocket cap from bill: ‘Republicans have just gone on the record in favor of expensive insulin’
The bill retains a $35 per month for out-of-pocket insulin co-pays under Medicare even through the GOP successfully removed the cap for private insurance.
One city has claimed the top spot for three of the last five years, and it's not remotely close to the United States.
- USA TODAY
The Senate's sweeping climate, health care and tax bill keeps limit on SALT tax deductions. House Democrats who oppose the cap plan to support the bill anway.
- Business Insider
Liz Cheney says she favors serving with Democratic women with national security backgrounds over GOP lawmakers like Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert
Cheney said she may have ideological disagreements with national security-minded Democrats, but "they love this country" and "do their homework."
- The Hill
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) received a warning early Sunday morning to follow the Senate’s decorum rules after he accused Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) of being “deceitful” and “dishonest” and vowed “we’re going to call you out.” “This gives phony and cynical a bad name,” Graham exclaimed when Hassan introduced her amendment. Graham’s outburst at Hassan…
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Tulsi Gabbard blasts Kamala Harris' 'hypocrisy' for Brittney Griner response after marijuana lockups as AG
Former Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard slammed Vice-President Kamala Harris in response to her tweet condemning Russia on WNBA star Brittney Griner's imprisonment.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukraine's security forces foil Russian assassination attempts on Defence Minister and intelligence chief
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 16:41 Ukrainian law enforcement officers have foiled assassination attempts by the Russian secret service on Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine, and Kyrylo Budanov, Head of the Chief Intelligence Directorate.