Republican gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley is free to campaign in Michigan after his arrest earlier this month for his participation in the January 6th insurrection– but a federal judge ruled he is not allowed to carry a concealed weapon.
- USA TODAY
Two former White House aides say top Secret Service official defending Trump on Jan. 6 has history of lying
Two Trump White House aides publicly question whether a top Secret Service official is lying to protect the former President
It's not at all clear what the former president was referring to in a furious series of Fourth of July messages.
- 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
- 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 Hill
- The Wrap
GOP Governor Candidate in Illinois Roasted for Saying ‘Let’s Move On’ Hours After July 4 Parade Mass Shooting
Gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey has since apologized for his comments
- Business Insider
German chancellor says many thought the world moved past countries trying to conquer their neighbors but that 'agreement is now canceled by Putin'
Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Putin is like past imperialists who thought "if you are mighty enough, you can just take territory of your neighbors."
The parade’s planning committee selected a local retired Marine to be grand marshal. Then the threats came pouring in.
Expert on White House chiefs of staff says Mark Meadows 'absolutely owns' the title of 'worst' chief in history after ex-aide's damning testimony
The author Chris Whipple says that what Meadows and Trump did on January 6, 2021, makes the Nixon Watergate figures "look like choir boys."
- 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…
- Ukrayinska Pravda
IRYNA BALACHUK - SUNDAY, 3 JULY 2022, 14:50 Dmitrii Peskov, press-secretary for the President of Russia, claims that Ukraine has to understand Russia's conditions and resume talks. Source: Russian Kremlin-aligned media "RIA Novosti", TASS information agency Quote: "Kyiv has to understand Russia's coditions, agree with them, resume talks and sign a document.
"We are truly a Nation In Decline!" he railed on Truth Social.
- 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.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukraines Foreign Ministry reminds Western media that the "separatists" in Temporarily Occupied Areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts are also Russia
EUROPEAN PRAVDA - SUNDAY, 3 JULY 2022, 12:25 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has warned Western media against repeating Russian propagandist claims, in particular, the claim that the Ukrainian military in Donbas is fighting against "separatists" from pseudo-republics in the Temporarily Occupied Areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts (ORDLO) and not the Russian army.
- Idaho Statesman
A new report from ProPublica and Chronicle of Higher Education raises alarms about the negative impacts of legislative meddling at Idaho’s largest university. │ Opinion
The founder of Bridgewater Associates took to Linkedin on the U.S. Independence Day holiday to deliver an update on forces he believes are shaping the world.
- NBC News
Florida city apologizes for saying 'a lot of people probably don't want to celebrate our nation right now'
A statement that questioned if July Fourth celebrations were appropriate in the wake of “division, hate and unrest” across the country has prompted cheers, backlash and an apology from the city of Orlando, Florida.
- South China Morning Post
The US and Russian ambassadors clashed over Ukraine in a rare joint appearance in Beijing on Monday. Nicholas Burns, the United States ambassador, told the World Peace Forum in Beijing that Russia's "unprovoked" invasion was "the greatest threat to the world order". "Russia's war in Ukraine, the fact that Russia crossed the border with an armed force, unprovoked, and has started this war with so much human suffering, so many innocent civilians dead - this is a direct violation of the UN Charter,
- The Hill
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Monday said that former President Trump’s return to office would feed into the “national malady of denial, deceit, and distrust” that the senator said President Biden has not been able to break through. In an opinion piece published in The Atlantic, Romney said that many Americans on both sides of the aisle…