The anticipation about what the House select committee investigating the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, plans to reveal during its public hearing Thursday has galvanized MAGA-friendly House Republicans expected to defend former President Donald Trump from the yearlong probe they refused to take part in.
- 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
- Business Insider
Trump thinks announcing a 2024 run now could distract from the January 6 hearings, a report says. Some Republicans worry he could hurt them in the midterms.
Trump could announce a 2024 run as early as this month, but some worry it would distract from the GOP's midterm messaging railing against Biden.
- 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.
- 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.
Former Trump White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway says Ron DeSantis has done a 'remarkable' job as Florida's governor
Conway told David Axelrod that DeSantis "has been really smart to focus on his own reelection" and "not get too involved with too many other races."
- 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
Kellyanne Conway says the media made her husband 'a psychiatrist diagnosing his non-patient Donald Trump'
"He's my sounding board. He's my safety net. And that's all gone now. And it's gone, for what? Politics?" she said on CNN's "The Axe Files."
- 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.
- Business Insider
Merrick Garland's former law professor says he thinks the attorney general will indict Trump over January 6
Merrick Garland "said he'd go to the top if that's where the evidence points," Harvard Law's Laurence Tribe said, predicting Trump's indictment.
Gov. Ron DeSantis and state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis praised Ben & Jerry’s parent company for a decision that will allow sales of ice cream in Israel.
- Modesto Bee
`The former president acts like a child who is a character but personally lacks character.’ | Opinion
- Northwest Florida Daily News
With this one decision the Supreme Court has done something that Democrats could not seem to do themselves. Bring together a unified Democratic Party.
- Associated Press
The latest in a litany of horrors in Ukraine came this week as Russian firepower rained down on civilians in a busy shopping mall far from the front lines of a war in its fifth month. While much of the attritional war in Ukraine’s east is hidden from sight, the brutality of Russian missile strikes on a mall in the central city of Kremenchuk and on residential buildings in the capital, Kyiv, unfolded in full view of the world and especially of Western leaders gathered for a trio of summits in Europe. Were the attacks a message from Russian President Vladimir Putin as the West sought to arm Ukraine with more effective weapons to bolster its resistance, and to set Ukraine on the path to joining the European Union?
NY AG blasts Cushman & Wakefield for blowing Trump-probe subpoena deadline; asks judge to 'enforce' compliance
The real estate services giant is late in turning over all documents relating to its work with Donald Trump. Letitia James says they're heel-dragging.
- The Hill
An activist-turned-soldier whose fingers were mangled by metal tools. Women photographed naked and forced to hold their hands above their heads or be beaten. Hospitalized prisoners of war mocked, threatened and left to die. The Hill spoke to a half dozen former prisoners of war and their families this month about what life was like…
- Ukrayinska Pravda
ROMAN PETRENKO - SATURDAY, 2 JULY 2022, 09:46 Ukrainian artillery units destroyed a Russian Pantry-1S anti-aircraft missile system worth $15 million with one direct hit. Pivnich (North) Operational Command shared footage of the operation.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
The Armed Forces of Ukraine are successfully using new weapons delivered from the U.S., said Foreign Policy journalist Jack Detsch on Twitter on July 1. In particular, he commended the use of HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems to target Russian command posts and weaken their capabilities on the battlefield. This was noted at a closed briefing at the U.S. Department of Defense.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has been inept in finding international allies in his full-scale war against Ukraine, Ukrainian presidential advisor Mykhailo Podolyak told U.S state-funded news channel Current Time on July 2.