The House January 6th committee is now suggesting that the Secret Service may have violated the Federal Records Act, after the agency said that texts the Jan. 6 committee requested had been deleted. The committee’s criticism comes after receiving just one text message that they requested related to January 6th.
Twitter users remind the House Judiciary GOP that no one is supposed to be above the law.
- National Review
FBI Director Wray cut his testimony short on Thursday, saying he had a plane to catch. Flight logs shows he flew later that afternoon to his favorite vacation spot.
- USA TODAY
There were minimums, but not maximums, for the number of weapons militiamen had to own in a 1792 law according to an expert.
- The Recount
President Biden commends Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell during briefing on Kentucky flood response efforts.
President Biden says that he and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are all one team, during briefing on Kentucky flood response efforts. Biden is visiting Kentucky after historic flooding that left at least 37 people dead. Biden is at odds with his Republican counterpart on the impact that climate change and other man-made environmental measures, with the White House saying this week to expect more extreme weather events.
- Yahoo News
Once known as a moderating influence within the Kremlin, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has emerged as a bellicose presence, using lengthy social media posts to justify the invasion of Ukraine, revise 20th century history and threaten the West with nuclear war.
- 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.
- Utica Observer-Dispatch
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer announced $18 million in federal funds are on their way to Utica to beautify the entry to downtown.
- 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."
(Bloomberg) -- Escaping the sweltering heat baking much of Spain just got a little bit harder. The government last week declared that businesses will not be allowed to run their air conditioning below 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius), part of a broader effort to save energy as Europe contends with record heat and races to cut its dependence on Russian gas. Most Read from BloombergFBI Raid Focused on Material Trump Brought from White HouseChina Seizes on Pelosi Visit to Set ‘New Normal’
- 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.
Graham directly insulted Hassan and presiding officer Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) stepped in.
- The Recount
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) proposes amendment to reconciliation bill to limit pregnancy resources "to biological females."
CLERK: With changes that one are within the jurisdiction of such committee and two would contain a definition for the term pregnancy that limits maternal and infant related program resources to biological females. SENATOR MURRAY: Mr. President, let's be clear about what's going on here. You know, it's actually outrageous that Republicans are trying to talk about pregnancy when in this country right now they are forcing women to stay pregnant, no matter their circumstances, pushing cruel and extreme abortion bans.
- 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…
- The Columbus Dispatch
Judges are stealing your power by wearing a hat that does not belong to them, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick Fischer writes.
(Bloomberg) -- Rudy Giuliani won permission to reschedule his testimony before a grand jury probing his involvement in efforts to change the outcome of the 2020 election in Georgia.Most Read from BloombergFBI Raid Focused on Material Trump Brought from White HouseChina Seizes on Pelosi Visit to Set ‘New Normal’ for TaiwanSan Francisco ‘Froth is Gone’ as Wealth Fades, Housing SlumpsS&P 500 Finishes Lower After Wiping Out 1% Rally: Markets WrapGiuliani, who served as personal attorney to President
- The Hill
A growing number of Republicans are erupting over news of an FBI raid of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence, accusing federal agents of unfairly targeting the ex-president for political purposes, with some suggesting that the law enforcement agency be “defunded.” Many Republicans also echoed sentiments from Trump’s Monday statement in which he said his home…
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Feel better soon, Bella! We’ll bring you a carrot when you’re up and about again!” firefighters said in a Facebook post.
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The Editorial Board makes its endorsement in the race between Democratic Party gubernatorial candidates Charlie Crist and Nikki Fried.
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President Joe Biden on Monday traveled to Kentucky to survey damage from severe flooding in the state -- a visit that also marks his first official trip since he tested positive for COVID-19 last month. On Sunday, the president amended an existing emergency declaration for Kentucky to free up additional disaster assistance. Biden and first lady Jill Biden met with Gov. Andy Beshear and Kentucky first lady Britainy Beshear.