President Joe Biden will lead three days of meetings with leaders from North, South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean for the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.
- The Daily Beast
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIDays after the Secret Service pushed back on the stunning testimony that former President Donald Trump violently freaked out during a Jan. 6 presidential SUV ride, CNN reported on Friday that accounts of Trump lunging at his Secret Service agents have spread around the agency for the past year.According to two Secret Service sources, stories similar to ex-Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s account—which she testified under oath was told to her by former Trump staffer and current S
- The Guardian
It was the second warning Cassidy Hutchinson had received before her deposition, cautioning her against cooperating with the panel
- Fox News
January 6 committee's Kinzinger: Secret Service agent who may dispute Hutchinson claim 'likes to lie'
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a member of the Jan. 6 committee, said a Secret Service agent who may testify against Cassidy Hutchinson's retelling of events "likes to lie."
2 Secret Service sources told CNN that Trump angrily demanded to be taken to the Capitol on January 6, partly confirming Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimony
The Secret Service sources, including one who heard the story directly from Trump's driver, corroborated much of Hutchinson's testimony under oath.
- The Wrap
Former Trump Staffer Alyssa Farah Says She Led Cassidy Hutchinson to Liz Cheney: ‘That’s How This Shocking Testimony Came About’ (Video)
"She shared with me ‘There is more I want to share that was not asked in those settings. How do we do this?'" Farah revealed
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.
- Motley Fool
Americans have been eager to receive more COVID-19 stimulus money in their bank accounts, especially as inflation has surged and the price of gas has reached new records. The federal government hasn't stepped up to the plate to provide it, but that doesn't mean more money isn't coming. In one state, a budget compromise reached recently will result in residents receiving payments of up to $1,050.
- The Desert Sun
Such a project would be less difficult than other aqueducts and pipelines already built.
- Kansas City Star
The abortion issue just got caught up in the melee of other equal rights issues in the 1970s, according to this writer. | Opinion
- Business Insider
Documentary filmmaker who had access to Trump and his kids compared their dynamics to the family on HBO's 'Succession'
Alex Holder said Trump and his kids Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump have interactions with each other that are like "a real-life succession drama."
Former White House chief of staff says Trump should be most worried about evidence the January 6 panel may have for obstruction of justice
Mick Mulvaney wrote an op-ed article saying Donald Trump could be the next politician to learn "it usually isn't the crime" but rather "the cover-up."
- Business Insider
Trump's security detail was 'aligned' with him and 'personally cheering for Biden to fail,' says author of book on the Secret Service
Tony Ornato and Robert Engel were "very, very close" to Trump and have been accused of being his "enablers and yes-men," Carol Leonnig said on MSNBC.
- Miami Herald
Cuba’s most powerful general, Luis Alberto Rodríguez López-Calleja, who controlled most of the island’s economy and was set to become a key player in a future political transition, died suddenly Friday morning, the Communist Party newspaper Granma said.
Oath Keepers will tell a jury they believed Donald Trump would turn them into his own personal militia on January 6
Elmer Stewart Rhodes will tell a DC jury he had a non-seditious reason to be at the Capitol: He thought Trump would federalize the Oath Keepers.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
In a Republican gubernatorial debate full of cringe-worthy moments, their answers on whether the 2020 election was stolen were the creepiest of all.
- 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
The court said Nupur Sharma's comments sparked religious and diplomatic tensions for India.
- Business Insider
Putin's preposterously long table at Kremlin dwarfed by gigantic table at a summit he attended in Turkmenistan
The Russian president previously met with Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations chief at opposite ends of a 13-foot-long table.
Rep. Liz Cheney says she looks forward to the day she can disagree with Democrats: 'That will mean our politics have righted themselves'
In a speech on Wednesday at the Reagan Library, Rep. Liz Cheney took an opportunity to warn Republicans, calling Donald Trump a "domestic threat."
The parent company of Donald Trump’s Truth Social app was subpoenaed (pdf) on June 30 as part of a criminal investigation into its troubled attempt to go public through a blank-check company, Digital World Acquisition Corporation (DWAC). Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), which owns Truth Social, was subpoenaed for information about the deal along with unnamed current and former employees of TMTG. It’s unclear if Trump was among them.