Conservative political operative Roger Stone was served with papers relating to a Capitol riot lawsuit while live on radio. At the time, Stone was answering a question about whether former President Donald Trump, who had urged his supporters to march on the United States Capitol, should run for office in 2024.
The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk confirmed that a man who worked during the California recall effort who showed up to his post wearing Trump merchandise has been dismissed.
“The election worker was contacted and advised that the attire was inappropriate and unacceptable,” the county clerk’s office tweeted. “Based on his response and reports that other workers had previously counseled him on this, he was released and is no longer working at the vote center.”
President Joe Biden will meet separately with Democrats Joe Manchin (W. Va.) and Krysten Sinema (Ariz.) to hear their concerns about the $3.5 trillion spending plan Democrats are trying to pass this fall.
Capitol security officials have advised lawmakers and their staff to avoid the United States Capitol ahead of Saturday’s pro-Trump rally to avoid a repeat of January 6, the day a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the building in a bid to overturn the results of the 2020 general election.
According to Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), hospitals are not running out of beds as Covid-19 continues to spread around the country. She is wrong: The highly transmissible Delta variant has only exacerbated an existing problem.
Niviane Petit Phelps, a former Florida nurse, has pleaded guilty to threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris. She faces a five-year prison term. Phelps made multiple threats to Harris’s life shortly after Harris and President Joe Biden were sworn into office in January.
According to a new Axios-Ipsos poll, the majority of Americans––that’s 60%––support President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates.
The mandates will affect roughly 100 million Americans. It will include a vaccine mandate for all federal workers and contractors, in addition to a requirement that large companies must mandate vaccines or regular testing for employees.
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough ripped into conservative radio host Larry Elder after Elder urged his supporters to report any instances of voter fraud on an online form in a bid to challenge the results of California’s recall election.
Former President Donald Trump, whose administration ignored or downplayed the severity of the Covid-19 pandemic from the start, claimed President Joe Biden is to blame for vaccine hesitancy. He also pushed back against vaccine mandates, calling them “unnecessary.”
The hosts of “Fox and Friends” are pushing unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud ahead of California’s recall election, which will determine whether incumbent Governor Gavin Newsom will remain in office amid conservative backlash against Covid-19 restrictions.
Even though Covid-19 has surged across Arkansas in recent weeks, the state’s Republican Governor, Asa Hutchinson, insisted that President Joe Biden’s recent vaccine mandate for employers will only “harden resistance” among those who have refused to get vaccinated against the virus in the first place.
The Texas legislature has approved a law that bars social media companies from banning users for their “political viewpoints,” a victory for Republicans who have accused them of stifling conservative thought on social media platforms.
The majority of Californians are opposed to recalling Governor Gavin Newsom, according to a new poll.
The poll, conducted by the University of California-Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies for the Los Angeles Times, found that 60% of California voters would reject recalling Newsom compared to just 39% who say they support removing Newsom from office.
Former Vice President Mike Pence criticized President Joe Biden’s sweeping Covid-19 vaccination requirements. Pence lent himself to hyperbole, saying the announcement was “unlike anything I have ever heard from an American president.”
South Dakota Kristi Noem (R) has vowed to fight President Joe Biden’s sweeping Covid-19 vaccination requirements. Noem has explicitly refused to follow the guidance of medical experts throughout the pandemic, actions that resulted in South Dakota harboring one of the worst outbreaks in the United States.
Associate Justice Stephen Breyer said he opposes the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling not to block a Texas abortion ban.
The Supreme Court had voted not to block a Texas law that went into effect at the beginning of the month that prohibits virtually all abortions after a heartbeat is detected, which is typically after six weeks of pregnancy.
Former President Donald Trump released an angry statement praising the “genius” of Robert E. Lee after authorities in Richmond, Virginia removed a statue of the Confederate leader.
“Robert E. Lee is considered by many Generals to be the greatest strategist of them all,” Trump said in a statement released by his Save America PAC. He insisted that Lee joined “the other side,” that of slaveowners, “because of his great love of Virginia” and said he would have led the South to victory in the Civil War had it not been for a great loss at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) revealed she underwent treatment for early-stage breast cancer this year.
The treatment was successful, she wrote in a post on Medium, and doctors determined that her “chances of developing cancer again are no greater than the average person.”
President Joe Biden is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for all federal employees with no option for testing or opting out.
These steps are part of a 6-point Covid-19 action plan.
“We know that increasing vaccinations will stop the spread of the pandemic we’ll get the pandemic under control, we’ll return people to normal life. That’s what our objective is,” said Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary.
During an interview with Fox News personality Greg Gutfeld, former President Donald Trump insisted that President Joe Biden’s handling of the evacuation from Afghanistan was a “travesty.” He drew spurious connections between Afghanistan and security along the United States-Mexico border.