• Liberals find it can be easier to fight for causes than defend them

    Liberals find it can be easier to fight for causes than defend them
    As the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, liberals are left wondering what more could have been done to protect it, with some questioning whether it’s easier to get Democrats to fight for a particular constitutional right or policy change than to defend one. Activists are experienced at advocating for policies they believe are crucial to improving Americans’ quality of life, from universal health care to student loan relief and affordable housing. Many have pu
  • McCarthy questions Jan. 6 panel’s legitimacy in response to subpoena

    McCarthy questions Jan. 6 panel’s legitimacy in response to subpoena
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) responded to a subpoena from the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack in a letter from his lawyer on Friday that questioned the panel’s legitimacy and requested more information from the panel.“All valid and lawfully issued subpoenas must be respected and honored. Unfortunately, the words and actions of the Select Committee and its members have made it clear that it is not exercising a valid or lawful use of Congress&r
  • Biden to attend Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles next month

    Biden to attend Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles next month
    President Biden will travel to Los Angeles next week to host the Summit of the Americas even as it remains uncertain which countries will attend.The summit, which typically takes place every few years, "will bring together governments from across our hemisphere to focus on pressing challenges, including economic prosperity, climate change, the migration crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic," the White House said in a statement. Vice President Harris, first lady Jill Biden and second gentleman
  • Harris to attend funeral for victim of Buffalo shooting

    Harris to attend funeral for victim of Buffalo shooting
    Vice President Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff plan to attend the funeral of one of the victims in the mass shooting in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo earlier this month.  The White House announced on Friday that Harris and her husband would travel to Buffalo on Saturday to attend the funeral for Ruth Whitfield, an 86-year-hold woman who was one of 10 people killed in the shooting at Tops supermarket in Buffalo.  Harris and Emhoff “will also meet and offer
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  • House panel launches investigation into gun manufacturers

    House panel launches investigation into gun manufacturers
    The Democratic chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation into gun manufacturers, after two mass shootings left 31 people dead in less than two weeks.Rep. Carolyn B, Maloney (D-N.Y.) announced Friday that she has contacted five of the top gunmakers, seeking information about the manufacturing, sale and marketing of weapons that have been used in mass shootings.“Our country faces an epidemic of gun violence, which is now the leading cause of death for children
  • Judge throws out Trump's suit to block NY AG probe

    Judge throws out Trump's suit to block NY AG probe
    A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit filed by former President Trump seeking to block the New York attorney general from investigating his business practices.The ruling from U.S. District Judge Brenda Sannes, who sits on the federal district court for upstate New York, comes just a day after a state appeals court ruled that Trump and his two eldest children must comply with the attorney general's subpoena for their testimony.Sannes granted New York Attorney General Letitia James's (D) m
  • Biden rebukes Putin in Naval Academy commencement address

    Biden rebukes Putin in Naval Academy commencement address
    President Biden on Friday urged this year’s graduating class of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy to be stewards of strong American leadership abroad as the world faces major challenges including Russia’s war in Ukraine.  “You are graduating at an inflection point, not only in American history but in world history,” Biden said in the commencement address at the Naval Academy graduation in Annapolis, Md. “The challenges we face, the choices we make are more c
  • Texas Democrat asks FBI to investigate police response to school massacre

    Texas Democrat asks FBI to investigate police response to school massacre
    A Texas Democrat has asked the FBI to launch a comprehensive investigation into the police response to Tuesday’s shooting massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), who represents San Antonio, roughly 80 miles east of Uvalde, said the conflicting accounts from state officials, including inconsistent depictions of law enforcement actions, are adding insult to injury for the victims’ families. In a letter sent Thursday to FBI Directo
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  • Paul Ryan to campaign for Tom Rice, who voted for Trump impeachment

    Paul Ryan to campaign for Tom Rice, who voted for Trump impeachment
    Former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will campaign for Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), one of the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.“Tom Rice is a man of principle, a man of conviction, and a leader who always puts South Carolina’s interests first. He is a legislative workhorse with a long track-record of supporting policies that grow the economy, rein in out-of-control spending, and expand opportunities for fam
  • Biden zeroes in on plan to cancel $10,000 in student loans per borrower

    Biden zeroes in on plan to cancel $10,000 in student loans per borrower
    President Biden is nearing a decision on student loan debt forgiveness, with the president and his team zeroing in on canceling $10,000 per borrower, with some potential caveats.White House officials cautioned no decision has been finalized as Biden continues to weigh his options. The president is scheduled to speak at the Naval Academy’s commencement ceremony on Friday and at the University of Delaware’s ceremony on Saturday.Multiple reports indicated Biden considered using the week
  • House Democrat introduces bill calling to withhold pay for Congress after mass shootings

    House Democrat introduces bill calling to withhold pay for Congress after mass shootings
    Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold congressional pay in the aftermath of a mass shooting. The No Pay Until Peace Act would withhold a month of pay from all members of Congress every month that a mass shooting occurs, defined as four or more people being killed from one incident. Cleaver put forward the bill following the Tuesday shooting at a Texas elementary school that killed 21, including 19 students, as legislation on guns has long been stalled i
  • House Dem introduces bill calling to withhold pay for Congress after mass shootings

    House Dem introduces bill calling to withhold pay for Congress after mass shootings
    Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold congressional pay in the aftermath of a mass shooting. The No Pay Until Peace Act would withhold a month of pay from all members of Congress every month that a mass shooting occurs, defined as four or more people being killed from one incident. Cleaver put forward the bill following the shooting at the Texas elementary school that killed 21, including 19 students, as legislation on guns has long been stalled in the
  • Cheney officially launches reelection bid: 'This is a fight we must win'

    Cheney officially launches reelection bid: 'This is a fight we must win'
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) formally launched her reelection bid on Thursday, seeking the Republican nomination for her seat for the fourth time amid rebukes from her own party."Some things have to matter," Cheney said in her announcement video. "American freedom, the rule of law, our founding principles, the foundations of our republic matter. What we do in this election in Wyoming matters.""I'm asking for your vote because this is a fight we must win," she said.Cheney has drawn the ire of former
  • Education secretary after Texas school shooting: ‘We need action’

    Education secretary after Texas school shooting: ‘We need action’
    Education Secretary Miguel Cardona pleaded for urgent action from lawmakers to address school safety in the United States after a Texas elementary school shooting left 19 students and two teachers dead earlier this week.“Educators across the country have and would give their lives to protect children but, damn it, that’s not enough,” Cardona said. “We need action.”Cardona told a House panel Thursday that steps were being taken to fortify U.S. schools, including acti
  • Biden has limited options, but there are some things he can do on guns

    Biden has limited options, but there are some things he can do on guns
    Even though President Biden has nearly exhausted his options to confront gun violence with executive action, advocates and allies say there are a few steps he could take in the wake of horrifying mass shootings in Buffalo and Texas. The limited possibilities include stepping up enforcement of existing laws or looking to health agencies to address gun violence as a public health issue. The administration and advocates alike say such steps are minimal compared to the actions Congress cou
  • White House reserving judgment on police response to Texas school shooting

    White House reserving judgment on police response to Texas school shooting
    The White House on Thursday said it was reserving judgment on the police response to the mass shooting earlier this week at an elementary school in Texas, as information is pieced together about the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.  “We’ve been watching the reporting on this. The president has the utmost respect…for the men and women of law enforcement,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters at a briefing.  “I know
  • Biden to visit Uvalde on Sunday in wake of school shooting

    Biden to visit Uvalde on Sunday in wake of school shooting
    President Biden will travel to Uvalde, Texas, on Sunday to meet with community members in the aftermath of a school shooting that left 21 people dead, including 19 children.Biden will be accompanied by first lady Jill Biden, the White House said. The two will "grieve with the community that lost twenty-one lives in the horrific elementary school shooting." Both the president and first lady had previously indicated they would travel to Uvalde to mourn the shooting.In the days since the shooting a
  • King says he will support Biden ATF nominee in win for White House

    King says he will support Biden ATF nominee in win for White House
    Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) announced Thursday that he would back President Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF), a significant win for the White House.  King, who previously indicated he would support Steve Dettelbach for the position, made it official in a statement Thursday that cited the importance of having confirmed leadership at the agency in the wake of tragic mass shootings in Buffalo, N.Y., and Uvalde, Texas.  “After m
  • 5 takeaways from Blinken’s speech on U.S. confronting China

    5 takeaways from Blinken’s speech on U.S. confronting China
    Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday said the U.S. will rally the global alliance supporting Ukraine’s defensive war against Russia to confront China’s global ambitions, calling it a “charged moment for the world.” “Beijing's defense of President Putin's war to erase Ukraine's sovereignty and secure its sphere of influence in Europe should raise alarm bells for all of us who call the Indo-Pacific Region home,” Blinken said in a speech at George W
  • Watch live: Blinken gives remarks on U.S. policy on China

    Watch live: Blinken gives remarks on U.S. policy on China
    Secretary of State Antony Blinken will speak about U.S. policy toward China in a Thursday address.The event streams at 9:30 a.m. ET.Watch the live video above.
  • White House pushes for swift confirmation of ATF nominee after Texas shooting

    White House pushes for swift confirmation of ATF nominee after Texas shooting
    The White House is pushing the Senate to quickly confirm President Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives in the wake of the Texas elementary school shooting.  Biden on Wednesday urged the Senate to confirm Steve Dettelbach, a former federal prosecutor from Ohio who he nominated to lead ATF earlier this year, calling it a “modest step” the body could take to address gun violence in the wake of the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, th
  • House sergeant-at-arms says lawmakers should not carry firearms in Capitol Complex

    House sergeant-at-arms says lawmakers should not carry firearms in Capitol Complex
    House Sergeant-at-Arms William Walker revealed on Wednesday that he does not believe lawmakers should be permitted to carry firearms on the Capitol Complex — a departure from current policy, which allows members of Congress to bring D.C.-licensed firearms into Capitol buildings.The revelation came in a letter Walker sent to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) that responded to a message the Maryland Democrat sent to the top security official calling for a ban on the use of firea
  • Biden signs executive order on policing reform

    Biden signs executive order on policing reform
    President Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order intended to increase accountability in policing and improve public trust, citing it as a sign of slow but steady progress two years to the day that George Floyd was killed in Minnesota.At an event attended by the Floyd family and the family of Breonna Taylor, who was killed by police in Kentucky, Biden spoke of the order as a tangible result in response to nationwide protests in the summer of 2020 against police brutality and racial injustic
  • Biden signs executive order on police reform

    Biden signs executive order on police reform
    President Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order intended to increase accountability in policing and improve public trust, citing it as a sign of slow but steady progress two years to the day that George Floyd was murdered in Minnesota.At an event attended by the Floyd family and the family of Breonna Taylor, who was killed by police in Kentucky, Biden spoke of the order as a tangible result in response to nationwide protests in the summer of 2020 against police brutality and racial injust
  • House Democrats to vote on 'red flag' proposal in early June

    House Democrats to vote on 'red flag' proposal in early June
    House Democrats will vote early next month on legislation designed to keep firearms from the hands of potentially dangerous people, an indication that party leaders are wasting no time moving on legislation designed to rein in gun violence following Tuesday's shooting massacre at an elementary school in Texas.The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga.), would nationalize so-called “red flag” laws, which empower courts to issue protective orders barring people from buying o
  • Trump made approving remark about chants calling for hanging Pence: NYT

    Trump made approving remark about chants calling for hanging Pence: NYT
    Former President Trump made an approving remark about his own vice president being hung following chants at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 to hang then-Vice President Pence, according to a report in The New York Times.The report is based on an account of an incident at the White House that was reported to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack.
    It's no secret that Trump was unhappy with Pence, who had made it clear that on Jan. 6 he would not be questioning the results of the election.
  • Bidens expected to visit Texas following school shooting

    Bidens expected to visit Texas following school shooting
    First lady Jill Biden said Wednesday that she and President Biden plan to visit Texas following the tragic mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde that left at least 19 children dead.  “Of course we’re going to visit Texas,” the first lady told reporters at Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C., where she was meeting a second military plane filled with baby formula as part of the White House response to a separate crisis.  The president often visits sites of
  • Watch live: Biden delivers remarks after signing police reform executive order

    Watch live: Biden delivers remarks after signing police reform executive order
    President Biden and Vice President Harris will deliver comments Wednesday afternoon on a broad executive action that sets standards for police procedures, with the goals of community trust and equality. The signing ceremony for the order happens on the second anniversary of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.The event is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET.Watch the live video above.
  • Trump says he will still speak at NRA conference in Texas after school shooting

    Trump says he will still speak at NRA conference in Texas after school shooting
    Former President Trump confirmed on Wednesday that he will still be speaking at a National Rifle Association (NRA) conference this weekend after a shooting on Tuesday that took place less than 300 miles away from the site of the event left 19 children and two adults dead.“America needs real solutions and real leadership in this moment, not politicians and partnership,” Trump said in a post made on his social media platform Truth Social.“That’s why I will keep my longtime
  • Here are the gun bills stalled in Congress

    Here are the gun bills stalled in Congress
    Tuesday’s massacre at a Texas elementary school in which a gunman killed 19 children and 2 adults reignited calls to pass gun control legislation that has been stalled in Congress, in some cases for decades. Numerous Democrats urged the Senate to act on stalled House-passed legislation, or for Congress to bring up other gun control measures. No major gun legislation has been approved by Congress in more than a decade, despite widespread calls to do so after mass shootings.Two major co
  • Democrats ask Google to stop collecting location data following Supreme Court leak

    Democrats ask Google to stop collecting location data following Supreme Court leak
    A group of the over 40 Democrats sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai Tuesday evening urging the company to stop collecting and storing location data out of concern that it could be obtained by prosecutors to target individuals seeking abortions.“We believe that abortion is health care. We will fight tooth and nail to ensure that it remains recognized as a fundamental right, and that all people in the United States have control over their own bodies,” the members, led by Sen. Ro
  • 41 Democrats ask USAID to expand food aid to Haiti

    41 Democrats ask USAID to expand food aid to Haiti
    A group of House Democrats called on the Biden administration to expand and improve food aid to Haiti, as nearly half that country's population faces food insecurity.In a letter to U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power on Monday, 41 Democrats said they "believe there is an urgent need for our government to act regarding food aid arriving in Haiti and U.S. food assistance policy more broadly."According to the UN's World Food Programme, 4.4 million Haitians
  • Cheney tests positive for COVID-19

    Cheney tests positive for COVID-19
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, becoming the latest lawmaker to come down with the virus.Cheney said in a statement that she is fully vaccinated and boosted and is experiencing mild symptoms.“While I am fully vaccinated and boosted, I received a positive test result for COVID-19 early Wednesday morning. I am currently experiencing mild symptoms and will follow the CDC's guidance as I continue to work on behalf of the people of Wyoming,” Cheney said
  • Gallego knocks Sinema over remarks in wake of Texas school shooting

    Gallego knocks Sinema over remarks in wake of Texas school shooting
    Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) on Tuesday knocked Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) following the elementary school shooting in Texas that killed 21 people, including 19 children, criticizing his Grand Canyon State colleague for supporting the legislative filibuster.Sinema on Tuesday — hours after an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at a Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas — wrote on Twitter that she was “horrified and heartbroken” by the massacre.“We are horrified
  • Biden approval rating at lowest point in Reuters/Ipsos polling

    Biden approval rating at lowest point in Reuters/Ipsos polling
    President Biden’s approval rating fell to 36 percent in a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Tuesday, marking its lowest point to date in that particular poll.The poll found Biden’s approval rating fell 6 percentage points from a week earlier, and it dropped from 76 percent to 72 percent among Democrats in that same span.The low point for Biden in the Reuters poll came less than a week after he hit a new low in the Associated Press poll, which found the president's approval rating sat at 39
  • Biden approval rating at lowest point in Reuters-Ipsos polling

    Biden approval rating at lowest point in Reuters-Ipsos polling
    President Biden’s approval rating fell to 36 percent in a Reuters-Ipsos poll released Tuesday, marking its lowest point to date in that particular poll.The poll found Biden’s approval rating fell 6 percentage points from a week earlier, and it dropped from 76 percent to 72 percent among Democrats in that same span.The low point for Biden in the Reuters poll came less than a week after he hit a new low in the Associated Press poll, which found the president's approval rating sat at 39
  • Biden walks fine line on police reform two years after Floyd

    Biden walks fine line on police reform two years after Floyd
    President Biden is walking a fine line on police reform two years after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcement, seeking to balance calls for systemic change with an outward message of support for public safety officials.Biden on Wednesday will sign a long-awaited executive order establishing a nationwide database of officers fired for misconduct in lieu of bipartisan policing legislation the president had hoped to sign by this time last year. The Justice Department this week
  • Two years after George Floyd’s murder, frustrations growing

    Two years after George Floyd’s murder, frustrations growing
    Two years after George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis police officer, the nation is struggling to deliver progress on a host of issues critical to race, policing and inequality in American life.  Floyd’s killing reverberated throughout the country, leading to protests for change not only in how police in the nation operate, but on a range of other issues including voting rights and representation.  But efforts in Washington to enact police or voting rights reform have run
  • Biden: ‘When in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?’

    Biden: ‘When in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?’
    President Biden on Tuesday implored Congress to “stand up to the gun lobby” and pass firearm restrictions after a gunman shot and killed at least 18 young children at a Texas elementary school.  Biden grieved for the victims in an address from the White House and expressed outrage at the failure of lawmakers to enact stricter gun laws he said would prevent school shootings.  “As a nation, we have to ask when in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobb
  • Biden speaks with Abbott to offer assistance after school shooting

    Biden speaks with Abbott to offer assistance after school shooting
    President Biden on Tuesday spoke with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) to offer federal assistance in the aftermath of a school shooting that left 14 children dead.Biden phoned Abbott while en route back to Washington, D.C., from Asia, where he had been since Friday. Biden offered the governor "any and all assistance he needs in the wake of the horrific shooting in Uvalde, TX," White House communications director Kate Bedingfield tweeted.Biden is scheduled to address the shooting in prepared remarks l
  • Horror turns to fury over Texas school shooting

    Horror turns to fury over Texas school shooting
    Horror over an elementary school shooting in Texas on Tuesday that left at least 14 students and a teacher dead quickly turned to fury as Democrats slammed Congress for its inability to take action on guns.Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) took to the Senate floor shortly after the terrible news from the small city of Uvalde circulated throughout Washington, D.C., and the country, scolding his colleagues for not doing more to combat gun violence.“What are we doing?” asked an angry Murphy,
  • Horror turns fury over Texas school shooting

    Horror turns fury over Texas school shooting
    Horror over an elementary school shooting in Texas on Tuesday that left at least 14 students and a teacher dead quickly turned to fury as Democrats slammed Congress for its inability to take action on guns.Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) took to the Senate floor shortly after the terrible news from the small city of Uvalde circulated throughout Washington, D.C., and the country, scolding his colleagues for not doing more to combat gun violence.“What are we doing?” and an emotional and an
  • Biden orders flags to half-staff after Texas school shooting

    Biden orders flags to half-staff after Texas school shooting
    President Biden on Tuesday ordered that the flags at the White House, federal buildings and military posts be flown at half-staff for the victims of a deadly shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.  The White House issued the proclamation Tuesday evening, hours after news broke of the shooting, which left at least 14 dead. Biden ordered the flags be flown at half-staff through Saturday at the White House, public buildings, military installations, and embassies and consular office
  • Employers are not accomodating people disabled by long COVID, activists tell House panel

    Employers are not accomodating people disabled by long COVID, activists tell House panel
    Some people disabled by long COVID are struggling in the workplace, with employers refusing to make accommodations for the new condition, disability activists told a House committee on Tuesday.During a hearing for the House Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, witnesses detailed the challenges that disabled people continue to face in accessing financial services, equitable housing and work opportunities.Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) spoke of one of her constituents who developed long COVID
  • Employers are not accommodating people disabled by long COVID, activists tell House panel

    Employers are not accommodating people disabled by long COVID, activists tell House panel
    Some people disabled by long COVID are struggling in the workplace, with employers refusing to make accommodations for the new condition, disability activists told a House committee on Tuesday.During a hearing for the House Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, witnesses detailed the challenges that disabled people continue to face in accessing financial services, equitable housing and work opportunities.Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) spoke of one of her constituents who developed long COVID
  • Biden to sign policing order on second anniversary of George Floyd's death

    Biden to sign policing order on second anniversary of George Floyd's death
    President Biden on Wednesday is expected to sign an executive order on the two-year anniversary of the death of George Floyd that intends to increase accountability in policing, a source familiar with the plans confirmed to The Hill. The executive order would establish a national database of officers who have been fired for misconduct and require federal agencies to update their policies on use of force, the source said. The New York Times, which first reported on the order, said the m
  • Jill Biden to meet second plane of baby formula at Dulles

    Jill Biden to meet second plane of baby formula at Dulles
    First lady Jill Biden and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy are slated to meet the second flight carrying infant formula from overseas when it arrives at Dulles International Airport just outside the nation’s capital on Wednesday, the White House announced.  The military plane is taking off from Ramstein Airbase in Germany and is expected to transport over 100,000 pounds of infant formula, or roughly 1 million 8-ounce bottles of Nestlé formula, the White House said in an announ
  • Appeals court clears way for bid to disqualify Cawthorn as ‘insurrectionist’

    Appeals court clears way for bid to disqualify Cawthorn as ‘insurrectionist’
    A federal appeals court in Richmond on Tuesday cleared the way for a legal effort that seeks to disqualify Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s (R-N.C.) candidacy for office due to his alleged role in the Jan. 6 pro-Trump insurrection.The three-judge panel’s ruling reverses a lower court’s determination that an 1872 federal law that granted amnesty to nearly all former members of the Confederacy had immunized Cawthorn from the lawsuit brought under the 14th Amendment.“We hold only tha
  • Mo Brooks says 'I haven't been served anything' by Jan. 6 committee

    Mo Brooks says 'I haven't been served anything' by Jan. 6 committee
    Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) on Tuesday said in an interview, “I haven’t been served anything” by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. The comments come less than two weeks since the committee announced that they had subpoenaed the lawmaker.NBC News correspondent Vaughn Hillyard spoke to Brooks on Tuesday amid voting in Alabama’s primary, the reporter noted toward the end of the interview that Brooks was “one of five Republicans who ha
  • Appeals court temporarily blocks Jan. 6 committee from getting RNC records

    Appeals court temporarily blocks Jan. 6 committee from getting RNC records
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the House Jan. 6 Select Committee from obtaining Republican National Committee (RNC) records while the GOP challenges a subpoena for documents pertaining to its fundraising efforts in the weeks leading up to Jan. 6.A three-judge panel for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the RNC a temporary administrative injunction prohibiting third-party vendor Salesforce from turning over the party's fundraising records to the select committee. T

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