The January 6 committee cites former White House counsel Pat CiPO

The January 6 committee cites former White House counsel Pat CiPO

Cipollone, credited by many former administration officials with helping prevent Trump from taking legally questionable actions in the months leading up to the 2020 presidential election, has long been considered a key witness by the committee. He has resisted speaking further with the committee after previously sitting down for a closed-door interview on April 13. … Read more

Biden and NATO leaders prepare to bolster alliance forces and set the stage for Finland and Sweden to join their ranks.

Speaking alongside the NATO secretary general, Biden listed new troop movements, equipment shipments and military installations intended to demonstrate the importance of security in the face of Moscow aggression. “The United States and our allies, we are going to step up, we are stepping up. We are showing that NATO is needed more now than … Read more

Inside Biden’s successful six-month bid to expand NATO

Leaving his meeting with King Felipe VI at the Royal Palace, Biden answered the call from the President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, and the Prime Minister of Sweden, Magdalena Andersson. They explained to him what they had agreed with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey. And he gave the go-ahead. In the six and a … Read more

Colorado GOP Deals Blow to Election Denial Movement

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans on Tuesday rejected two of the state’s most prominent voter deniers, a setback for the movement seeking to install those who echo former President Donald Trump’s lies about massive voter fraud in office. who oversee the vote. Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, who gained national notoriety after her felony indictment … Read more

G7 Summit 2022: Four takeaways from Biden’s trip

But exactly how long that might last remains an open question, and a source of anxiety, for leaders now setting out from the Bavarian Alps after a two-day G7 summit. Here are four takeaways from Biden’s first big summit on his latest international trip: The war in Ukraine has brought together Western leaders to condemn … Read more

Biden prepares to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of the war in Ukraine

The announcements expected over the course of the two-day summit will strengthen the collective’s defenses as the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its fifth month. Not since the Cold War has NATO made such significant improvements to its posture. Biden and his fellow leaders are eager to shift momentum on the ground in Ukraine, where … Read more

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said on Monday that a high school football coach kneeling and praying on the field after games was constitutionally protected, a decision opponents say would open the door to “much more coercive prayer” in public schools. Court ruled 6-3 for the technician with the conservative magistrates in the majority … Read more

Trump SPAC Agreement Threatened by Criminal Investigation

Former US President Donald Trump applauds during the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual convention in Houston, Texas, U.S., on May 27, 2022. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters A federal criminal investigation threatens the proposed merger between former President Donald Trump’s social media company and a special purpose acquisition company, a deal that would give the combined … Read more

The remaining seven Supreme Court cases this term

CNN — Although the Supreme Court issued the two most important opinions of the term last week, reversing nearly 50-year precedent on abortion and expanding gun rights for the first time in a decade, this blockbuster term is not over. Seven disputes remain to be decided, and new opinions will be announced on Monday morning. … Read more

Zelensky tells G7 leaders he wants the war with Russia to end by the end of the year

Zelensky delivered the message over a video link during a morning session at Schloss Elmau castle in the Bavarian Alps. He called for a big push to end the war before winter comes several months from now, the source said. The message was as clear a signal as Zelensky has given about how he views … Read more