The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed four of President Donald J. Trump’s closest advisers on Thursday, ramping up its scrutiny of what the former president was doing before and during the deadly riot. The subpoenas, the first the panel has issued, seek information from Mark Meadows, the former White… Continue reading The Jan. 6 committee subpoenaed top Trump advisers, ramping up its investigation.
Domestic extremists used TikTok, an app best known for short videos and viral dances, to spread information about bringing guns to the January 6th Capitol attack and accessing the White House through tunnels, according to a Homeland Security briefing. The briefing document reveals domestic extremists have been using the social media platform since October of… Continue reading Extremists Shared TikTok Videos on How to Access White House via Tunnels, Feds Say
The fate of a healthy Democracy does not come down to a phone call with Dan Quayle. But, well, here we are. According to an upcoming book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, in the final days of Trump’s presidency, then-Vice President Mike Pence was struggling to decide whether to honor the votes of the American… Continue reading Pence Had to Ask Dan Quayle If American Democracy Should Continue
By Jeremy W. Peters Banished from social media and deprived of his national platform, former President Donald J. Trump has been clamoring for attention and trying to exploit the series of foreign and domestic crises that are testing the Biden administration. This week has been one of his most frenetic periods yet. As Mr. Trump… Continue reading Trump produces a week of mixed messaging as he tries to attack Biden.
Former President Donald Trump called in to a conservative radio show Monday to gripe about the media spending “all night long” on Sunday covering the deadly and massively destructive Hurricane Ida instead of his “great agreement” with the Taliban. Trump’s ill-fated agreement, signed by his administration in February 2020, promised that the U.S. would get out of Afghanistan… Continue reading Trump Rants About Media Spending ‘All Night’ On Ida Instead Of His ‘Great’ Taliban Deal
President Biden’s reductionist formula has prompted a debate over whether the mayhem in Kabul was inevitable or the result of a failure to consider other options. By Peter Baker As the American military withdrawal from Afghanistan capping an ill-fated 20-year war turned uglier and deadlier in recent days, President Biden has stood by his decision… Continue reading All in or All Out? Biden Saw No Middle Ground in Afghanistan.
NASA claims it is still on target to put the send the first woman and next man to the moon by 2024, despite a run of set-backs and mishaps. Administrator Bill Nelson reaffirmed the space giant's commitment to the exciting goal and said that "we can do hard things" because "we are a can-do people".… Continue reading NASA certain it will land first woman on moon in 2024 despite run of set-backs
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has once again moved back his expected timetable for Donald Trump’s magical reinstatement to the presidency, this time divining that the historic and utterly fantastical event will occur sometime before 2021 ends. If it doesn’t happen, he added ominously, “there is no 2022 and 2024.” Lindell issued his forecast at a… Continue reading Now Mike Lindell Predicts Trump’s Fantastical Reinstatement Before Year’s End
WASHINGTON — A federal judge delayed the sentencing of Capitol rioter Robert Reeder on Wednesday, just hours after a community of online sleuths collectively known as the Sedition Hunters surfaced several new videos that allegedly show Reeder assaulting a Capitol Police officer during the Jan. 6 attack. The videos, published at the @SeditionHunters Twitter page,… Continue reading Feds Weigh New Charges For Capitol Rioter Allegedly Caught On Video Attacking Cops
Donald Trump endorsed Derrick Van Orden in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District Thursday, throwing his backing behind a man who was at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. “Derrick is a former Navy SEAL Senior Chief who bravely served and defended our Country,” Trump said in a statement. “He strongly supports our Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement,… Continue reading GOP Congressional Candidate At Capitol On Jan. 6 Picks Up Trump Endorsement
Former President Donald Trump's political action committee bought $348,081 worth of advertising Tuesday to support Trump-backed candidate Mike Carey in a GOP primary in Ohio's 15th District, according to forms filed with the Federal Election Commission. The large, last-minute ad purchase by the Make America Great Again Action PAC was made the same day that… Continue reading Trump pumps $348,000 into Ohio GOP primary after Texas loss to avoid going 0-2
Former President Donald Trump is boldly defying his Twitter ban-for-life with daily posts on the Twitter account of his paid assistant. Former Republican Party spokesperson Liz Harrington — hired last month to replace Trump’s former top aide, Jason Miller — each day posts every one of Trump’s messages from his blog. In many cases, the… Continue reading Donald Trump Is Brazenly Flouting His Twitter Ban With Aide’s Help
Rudy Giuliani was intentionally told the wrong time for a presidential debate preparation session last year because other aides to then-President Donald Trump found his advice so unhelpful, according to a new book. Giuliani, who was Trump’s personal attorney at the time, took part in a September debate prep session in which former New Jersey… Continue reading Trump Aides Kept Giuliani From Debate Prep By Giving Him The Wrong Time, Book Says
WASHINGTON ― President Joe Biden on Tuesday is expected to deliver his most forceful statements to date about Republican efforts to restrict voting rights across the country, pointing out that they are based on predecessor Donald Trump’s “big lie” about the November 2020 election that directly led to his supporters’ violent attack on the U.S.… Continue reading Biden To Tie GOP Voter Restriction Bills To Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ In Philadelphia Speech
Donald Trump has had it with his oldest son’s “annoying” girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Politico reported Friday. The former president had raved about Guilfoyle when she was campaigning for him — and praised her booming, over-the-top sermon for him at the Republican National Convention last year. He reportedly called Guilfoyle to thank her for that wild speech… Continue reading Donald Trump Reportedly Fed Up With ‘Annoying’ Kimberly Guilfoyle
After 14 more bodies were found at the site of the Florida condominium building collapse, the death toll has climbed to 78. The search shifted from a rescue effort to a recovery operation on Wednesday after authorities decided that there was little hope of finding people alive in the rubble. Sixty-two people are unaccounted for… Continue reading 14 more bodies recovered from Florida condo collapse, death toll rises to 78 with dozens missing
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough ridiculed Donald Trump on Monday morning after the former president seemed to acknowledge the existence of tax schemes that his company was charged with while denying he knew they were crimes. At a rally in Sarasota, Florida on Saturday, Trump addressed the indictment brought against the Trump Organization and its CFO Allen Weisselberg… Continue reading Joe Scarborough Mocks ‘Business Genius’ Trump For Claiming Not To Know Tax Laws
Dr. Anthony Fauci feared he could be a “dead duck” after he opened a letter in the mail and an unknown white powder puffed up onto his face and chest, according to a new book. The infectious disease expert’s team “hosed him down to his skivvies in a chemical lab” following the terrifying scare on… Continue reading Anthony Fauci Went Through Decontamination Process After Poison Scare, Book Claims
A watchdog group has sued the Federal Election Commission for refusing to launch an investigation of a complaint accusing Donald Trump’s presidential campaign of illegally coordinating with a super PAC during the 2020 election. The federal lawsuit, filed Monday in the District of Columbia by Campaign Legal Center Action on behalf of End Citizens United, challenged… Continue reading Watchdog Group Sues FEC For Dropping Trump Campaign Investigation
During the early stages of the pandemic, then-President Donald Trump was looking for ways not to bring infected Americans in Asia home for care and asked White House staff if sending them to Guantánamo Bay — where the United States holds terrorist suspects — was an option. This is according to a new book by… Continue reading Trump Considered Transferring Infected Americans to Guantanamo Bay, Book Says
Former Vice President Mike Pence received a chilly reception from some when he took the stage at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s annual conference on Friday. There were some cheers, but Pence was also heckled by audience members echoing criticisms he had received from former President Donald Trump. “It is great to be back with… Continue reading Mike Pence Heckled As A ‘Traitor’ On Stage At Conservative Summit
Leading GOP candidates for Senate seats across the country who once harshly criticized Donald Trump are now jockeying for his endorsement, a display of the former president’s near-total grip over the Republican primary electorate. The candidates include leading contenders for open seats in Pennsylvania, Ohio and North Carolina and a top-tier potential challenger to an… Continue reading After Criticizing Trump, GOP Senate Candidates Now Desperate For His Endorsement
The phone rings and it’s Mike Lindell, the MyPillow Guy, recovered cocaine addict, believer that the 2020 presidential count was 20 million off, and, apparently, a fan of 1970s AM Radio. After saying hello and introducing myself, Lindell begins howling through the telephone line, ‘Wanna see my picture on the cover, Wanna buy five copies for… Continue reading Diamond and Sulk: A Weekend with Mike Lindell and the MAGA Zombies
Former President Donald Trump says China owes the world and the United States reparations for the damages caused by COVID-19. Addressing the North Carolina Republican Party state convention, Trump said, “The time has come for America and the world to demand reparations and accountability from the Communist Party of China. We should all declare within… Continue reading Trump Says China Must Pay $10 Trillion In Reparations