Federal prosecutors say a document titled "1776 Returns" was used by the Proud Boys to lay out a plan to storm the Capitol Complex and prepare for "execution day" on January 6th.
A South Florida Synagogue has sued over Gov. DeSantis' new 15 week abortion ban because it violates their religious freedom.
The surveillance footage Republicans chastised the 1/6 committee to show has been published and it is not good news for Republican Representative Barry Loudermilk of Georgia.
The January 6th Committee has shown that then President Trump knew his false claim about the 2020 election was a lie.
The purpose of the second bipartisan January 6th Hearing is to present the evidence that Trump knew he lost the election but decided to continue lying about his loss by spreading the Big Lie, which set the stage for the domestic violence of January 6th.
The 1/6 Select Committee showed never before seen footage of the domestic terrorists right outside of the House doors during the first January 6th Committee hearing on Thursday evening.
Donald Trump plotted over months to not only overturn an election but to prevent the peaceful transfer of power.
The FBI arrested Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley on Thursday for involvement in the January 6th attack.
Just released emails from May of 2018 show that the Trump administration separated families at the Mexican border without due process, on purpose, in order to deter others and to inflict harm.
The DHS issued a new warning that calls for violence by domestic violent extremists would increase as we head into the mid-term elections.
What does it mean if 90% of Americans want the right to life, a right enshrined in the Constitution, but can't get it because their lawmakers refuse -- for decades-- to respond to the will of the people?
After the mass shooting at Uvalde Elementary, over 4,000 people protested the NRA on Friday. They were staged across from the George R. Brown Convention Center where the NRA's convention is taking place in Houston.
Watch as Senator Ted Cruz walks away from reporter after being asked if "this is the moment to reform gun laws."But first, the Texas Republican tries out his party's special interest donor's favorite talking points about mental illness and how this is not the time to discuss "politics."
There was an armed school police officer at Robb Elementary and this officer exchanged gunfire with the shooter. The officer was shot and injured. In fact, three local officers were injured in the shooting.
Twice accused of threatening to blow a woman's head off, Georgia Senate GOP nominee Herschel Walker dodged a question asking if he believes there should be new gun laws in the wake of the Texas shooting by saying, “What I like to do is see it and everything and stuff.”
Republican Senator Susan Collins called the police after concerned citizens left a message in chalk outside of her home urging her to protect women's rights.
The Big Secret revealed in Schmidt's "The Warning" newsletter is that John McCain was a hero, but also a coward. A coward who put the national security of this country behind his own ambitions and reputation.
It turns out that the people most emotionally deluded were those defending Brett Kavanaugh and the deceptively rigged confirmation hearing
You could be forgiven if watching Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene's (R-GA) testimony on Friday reminded you of another sweating Republican from long ago. No, not the orange president. The president who actually faced consequences for breaking the law.
Clarence Thomas should not be sitting on the Supreme Court, and it is an under-reaction to suggest he should recuse.
"Senator Lana Theis accused me by name of grooming and sexualizing children in an attempt to marginalize me for standing up against her marginalizing the LGBTQ community...in a fundraising email, for herself.
Hate wins when people like me stand by and let it happen. I won't."
What we have here is a party based on spittle-inducing ad hominem attacks. The party of backseat driving babies, pointing their fingers and offering no ideas to actually help people.
Roy's texts do not read like someone seeking truth, they read like a request to manufacture some fraud claims
Republicans have become so disingenuous on the matter as to use lies about her record on it as a weapon against a Democratic nominee while bemoaning that a white male Republican nominee was even asked about alleged sexual assault.
Russia listens to Trump’s pleas for their help, wants to help, does help, and views Trump as a partner in their genocide.
If Republicans really cared about gas prices, they have the power to actually do something about it, but it would involve hurting one of their most reliable donors.
Big Oil chose to reward their shareholders and their CEOs after record profits, instead of funneling the money into production. Republicans blame Democrats for this and for the price of gas.
Republicans know that they can tell the media something is "politically-motivated" and the media will conflate that with the facts of why Trump is being prosecuted because "both sides" are equal to our modern-day media.
"Judges sounded the alarm today, verbally grabbing America by the lapels Warning from the bench today that Jan 6 is ongoing risk to the nation," Scott MacFarlane reported.
President Biden is overseeing an economy that has unemployment over the last four week have hit its lowest level since 1969.
As the Republican/McConnell conservative activist Supreme Court hears a Mississippi abortion case, a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows just 24% of Americans want Roe v. Wade overturned.
Just 24% of Americans want Roe V Wade overturned:
Uncle Joe - also known as the President of these United States, signed Democrats' once-in-a-century, $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
The people enabling Trump’s lies should be called out for what they are: Traitors to democracy. Time is running out for democracy, and sadly we have only 48 senators (all Democrats) willing to take a stand for our country.
The FEC has been ordered to take action on complaints made against the NRA within 30 days.
Moab police were under fire when they released the body camera footage of their August 12 stop with Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito for missing clear signs of domestic violence red flags and for ignoring a 911 caller's report that Brian hit Gabby multiple times.
Lots of excuses were thrown out, some blaming the dispatcher, but now there's confirmation of the dispatcher relaying the report to the responding officers.
Women and girls deserve so much better than this. We deserve better than to be ruled by rapists and their criminal enablers.
It turns out Governor Greg Abbott (T-Texas) is not just aiding and giving comfort to Delta, but he is doing so with your tax dollars.
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.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge (R-PA) said there is “absolutely no reason to be anything but confident… Regardless of what the President might say, and I’d say his remark was even to some extent unAmerican because he tried to disenfranchise millions of voters.”
Here’s something to feel good about: If Joe Biden wins the 2020 election, Democrats will have two experienced experts who can hit the ground running with a tight House coalition.
Most presidents don’t come into office with eight years of experience in the White House and an entire career in the Senate. Most House coalitions are not led by a Speaker with Nancy Pelosi’s ability to fundraise and keep her coalition of diverse Democrats together. The inherent power of all of this experience in action is exactly what we will need to protect our country from future dictator wannabes like Donald Trump as well as move to repair the damage and progress forward.
In a stunningly emotional ad that hits right at the heart of what women have been feeling for four years under this president, the Lincoln Project's new ad asks, "When your daughter looks in the mirror, what do you want her to see?"
All of the video of Trump walking to the helicopter and going into Walter Reed was shot after Trump was given supplemental oxygen.
The White House press office sent a memorandum from the President’s Physician confirming that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the Coronavirus.
Joe Biden's spokesman Andrew Bates called the Axios column claiming the former Vice President was considering Jamie Dimon for Treasury "laughable speculation," likening it to fantasy football.
Calling Attorney General William Barr's account of the Mueller report "distorted” and “misleading," George W. Bush appointee Judge Reggie Walton ordered the Trump Justice Department to give him an unredacted copy of the Mueller report.
Any democratic candidate who doesn't recognize how fed up women are is making a grave error. if Sanders expects to get the women who were supporters Warren, he’s going to need to address the problems he has with women, including his supporters issues.
President Trump is desperately trying to soothe the markets but by begging the Fed to cut the rates, which hasn't happened since the 2008 drop, he is alarming some people.
Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) busted the Trump CDC for what appears to be a cover-up after the CDC removed public data on the number of US patients dying from and being tested for the coronavirus.
Daryon Jackson, who was formerly Senator Kamala Harris' political strategist, flagged video on Thursday of former Vice President Joe Biden saying he was looking for a VP who matched his ideals like Kamala Harris or another woman. Jackson then noted that it sounded like Harris was his top pick.
President Trump's Wednesday coronavirus press conference did nothing to comfort Wall Street, and in fact seems to have spooked it as stocks "head for worst week since financial crisis,"
Bloomberg’s money and connections are manipulating Democrats, who are so desperate to defeat Trump they seem willing to jump into bed with a man who not so long ago dissed Barack Obama, hung out with Rudy Giuliani, and was a Republican advocating for harmful and racist stop and frisk policies.
Trump threatened John Kelly that he had an obligation to "keep his mouth shut" after Kelly, one of the people he hired and said was one of the best people, eviscerated Trump and his policies and the harm he is causing America.
Trump spent Wednesday morning making sure everyone knows that he knows that Attorney General Bill Barr is not only actively interfering on Trump’s behalf in cases the Justice Department is handling, but that Bill Barr took control of the Mueller case against the Republican President.
Over one hundred troops have been injured with traumatic brain injuries following Iran strikes that President Trump lied about in several major ways.
During the Democratic Debate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg defended former Vice President Joe Biden from President Trump's attacks on Biden's son.
You wouldn't know this from reading most media reports, but the job growth under Trump has actually slowed when compared to the last three years of President Obama's presidency.
Susan Collins is concerned again, y'all. She doesn't think Trump's retribution against Alexander Vindman is appropriate after the impeachment vote. And she will do... absolutely nothing about it.
Trump has managed to undermine all tenets of reality and truth-telling, in order to fashion a staged atmosphere that centers around his conspiracy beliefs.
Republicans are giving Trump the go-ahead to cheat in 2020 by refusing any witnesses and evidence in his impeachment "trial" over his attempt to bribe a foreign power to help him cheat in another election in concert with their repeated blocking of election security bills.
Donations to a Susan Collins' Super PAC have been busted for possible violations of the Federal Election Campaign Act, namely hiding the source of the money.
Trump's lawyer, Pat Cipollone, failed to disclose that he is actually a witness to the very crime from which he is defending the president.
Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor John Bolton drops another bombshell: Not only did Trump pressure him to get Ukraine to help him cheat in 2020, but he did it in front of witnesses.
The White House is threatening John Bolton that he can't publish his book as is.
Mercurial Trump has changed his mind now that he's sent the deficit running toward the $1 trillion dollar mark. Now is the time to cut Medicaid and really stick it to the poors to pay for his $1.5 trillion in tax cuts that mainly help the rich.
President Trump's impeachment lawyer Alan Dershowitz knows Trump is corrupt, and in 2016 said that Trump would continue to be corrupt were he to win the election. He also warned that Trump would "embolden and strengthen some of the fascist elements in our society."
Trump is so divisive that Republicans are mocking him and his defense on TV, and others are cracking up as the Republican rants on about Trump's defense's idiocy.
If former national security adviser John Bolton is called to testify, President Trump will probably assert executive privilege, according to several Republicans.
Protesters gathered outside of the U.S. Capitol ahead of the rigged GOP-led Senate impeachment "trial" of President Trump on Tuesday.
House Managers point out that Trump's claims that he can't be convicted in the Senate because he has done nothing wrong, and that the proper way to deal with his abuse of power is via an election that he is actively working to cheat by bribing a foreign country, and is actually one reason why he was impeached.
Pelosi blasted McConnell saying, "The public now knows why Leader McConnell has been hiding his resolution: the Clinton comparison was a lie."
Parnas told Maddow that he delivered a message to a top aide to Zelenskyy, Sergei Sheyfir, that "it was all aid... we would stop giving them any kind of aid..." unless there was an announcement of an investigation into Joe Biden.
Trump’s State Department cancelled a briefing on Wednesday on embassy security and their as yet unsubstantiated claims regarding their unauthorized strike of former Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
Hours after it came to light that President Trump's mob were stalking U.S. Ambassador Yovanovitch, she called for an investigation into whether she was surveilled.
The "flagship magazine" for the evangelical community Christianity Today called for the removal of President Donald Trump from office the day after he was impeached by the House.
A former senior White House official said President Trump told them that he knew Ukraine tried to keep him from getting elected because “Putin told me.”
And it's not just one former White House official. It's officials, plural.
Rep. Mark Meadows his retirement the day after Trump is impeached is a sign that Republicans don't expect to take back the House in 2020.
President Trump went on a rant about toilets and dishwashers, saying that dishwashers now need to be pressed 12 times, "women tell me."
As the House votes crossed the threshold needed to impeach him, President Trump made sure to tie Republicans to his lifetime image of corruption, replacing Republican former President Nixon as the symbol of corruption.
President Trump's criminal and un-American behavior is so dangerous that the articles of impeachment drawn up by House Democrats warn that he should not only be removed from federal office, but barred from holding office ever again.
Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) said that the people who are telling Democrats to wait on impeachment are really arguing that Trump should be allowed to cheat in the 2020 election.
A North Korean official has called President Trump an old and weak person whose mental faculties are declining.