The Justice Department signaled that it won't defend Republican Representative Mo Brooks and their reasoning suggests they might not defend Trump either for their alleged part in the January 6th domestic terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Officers Fanone and Hodges asked the Select Committee to investigate what every patriot in this country is desperate to understand: Which powerful figures in the Republican Party coordinated with the terrorists.
The AP and Government Executive issued a correction to their stories about Merrick Garland, turns out it was none other than Trump's AG Bill Barr who "declined" to prosecute Wilbur Ross.
The only way to stop the next Trump administration is to prosecute the last one.
Everyone who cares about democracy is mad at Democrat Joe Manchin (D-W.V.). Manchin is currently obstructing Democrats from passing needed voter protection laws without Republican support. Why are they needed? Because Republicans have voted largely without Democratic support to restrict voting rights. The latter is apparently cool with Manchin.
Rick Wilson warns Democrats: "Here's what you don't get; the Trump GOP as comprised today isn't stupid. It's evil. They're smart. They'll play to your goodwill and instinct for a bipartisan veneer on the Jan 6th issue...when Speaker Greene takes office, let me know how that bipartisan circle jerk worked out for you."
Here is to all of you out there who have somehow held on during the reign of terror, who feel broken, who swallowed shards of rage and will never see your country the same way again. Here is to your courage for surviving, for voting, for speaking, for being. Never forget what you did in November of 2020.
Over 520,000 people have died due to Covid-19, but every single member of the self-styled “pro-life” party has so far voted against the Covid relief bill. What could they object to that would justify the imminent, ongoing destruction of our country?
The Pentagon offered National Guard manpower to the Capitol Police, and the police turned it down. Then, as the Trump terrorists breached the fencing and "descended upon the building" the Justice Department offered FBI agents. The police turned down both offers.
The Patriotic Millionaires issued a statement calling for those members of the House and Senate who incited with Trump the violent, armed insurrection to be removed from office and tried for sedition.
An aide to outgoing Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler elbowed and pushed Senior Congressional Correspondent for CNN Manu Raju early Wednesday afternoon after he asked her if she thought the Georgia runoff was a free and fair election.
Outgoing President Trump reportedly reached out to Wayne County Canvassers Monica Palmer and William Hartmann, who were withholding certification of Wayne County in an undemocratic move they could not justify and the evidence did not support, after the revised vote to express gratitude for their support.
This is his first real go at reality as an adult, and he's way too emotionally incapable of making this transition. It won't be easy for him. Of course, Trump isn't going to go silently. But go he will.
Washington (dpa) – Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo seemed to capture the mood of many world leaders and top officials on Saturday with her tweet “Welcome back America!”
Warm words were extended to Joe Biden for his hard-fought victory over Donald Trump in the US election, with many also noting the history-making achievements of vice-president elect Kamala Harris. Here a few of their reactions:
The nation celebrated the overthrowing of a wannabe dictator on Saturday with the announcement that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had won their bid for the presidency.
On this day, November 7th, 2020, each and every one of you who voted, called, canvassed, talked to friends and neighbors, wept and worried over the demise of our precious country, each and every one of you have made a difference. You made this happen. This is your victory.
The following is a PoliticusUSA editorial by Editor in Chief Sarah Jones.
President-elect Joe Biden received more votes than any other presidential candidate in history, but Democrats didn’t expand the House as predicted or take back the Senate (pending Georgia run offs). This has led to endless “Democrats in disarray” hot takes. Yes, we have just narrowly escaped the sweaty clutches of a wannabe autocrat and already the press is concerned about Democrats.
"(T)here are aides and advisers starting to talk about potential not only that the president is going to lose the election but that he may mount some sort of resurrection run in 2024," CNN's Jim Acosta reported to Jake Tapper Thursday afternoon.
Trump's Michigan lawsuit about poll watchers not being given access has already disintegrated as the Detroit Free Press published video of a racist poll challenger who was removed by police for disruptive behavior.
The Trump campaign sounds like they have already given up on the Wisconsin recount according to reporting from CNN's Jim Acosta on Wednesday afternoon.