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Watch: Ted Cruz Slams His Boot on the Desk in Senate Hearing With FBI Director Wray

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz “self-reported” he wears boots emblazoned with the “Come and Take It” motto every day to work, as he took one off and slammed it on the table during a hearing Thursday with FBI Director Chris Wray. The Texas Republican attacked Director Wray for what he claims is an FBI memo identifying […]

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DeSantis Suspends Democratic State Attorney, an Elected Official, Calls Him ‘Soros-Backed’

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday morning he is suspending the elected state attorney of Hillsborough County, Democrat Andrew Warren. DeSantis claims he is taking this extraordinary action in response to Warren’s refusal to prosecute certain crimes, including those related to performing abortions and alleged “sex changes” for transgender minors, the Tampa Bay Times […]

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‘That Is a Conspiracy’: Former Impeachment Lawyer Lays Out Damning New Evidence Against John Eastman

Daniel Goldman, a Democratic congressional candidate who also served as an attorney at former President Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial, said on Thursday that newly reported emails strongly implicate former Trump lawyer John Eastman in a criminal conspiracy. At issue are emails that Eastman wrote after the failed attempt to stop the certification of the […]

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Trump-Installed DHS Inspector General Who Ignored Text Deletions Violated ‘Prohibition on Unethical Conduct’: Report

Joseph Cuffari, the Dept. of Homeland Security Inspector General who neglected to timely inform Congress of losses of data on cell phones of Secret Service agents and DHS officials during the lead up to and the day of the 2021 insurrection was the subject of a report that found he violated ethics guidelines. Cuffari “previously […]

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DOJ Sues Peter Navarro Over Alleged Private Emails – Legal Experts Warn the ‘Analysis Is Persuasive’

The U.S. Dept. of Justice on Wednesday sued former Trump White House advisor Peter Navarro, demanding he return email communications he allegedly sent or received without copying his government account. DOJ says these emails are presidential records and belong to the federal government. Legal experts are warning the government has an excellent case and others […]

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Jan. 6 Committee Preparing to Subpoena Alex Jones Texts and Emails: Report

The U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack is preparing g to issue a subpoena to obtain the two years worth of texts and emails that were on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones‘ cell phone, which his own attorney accidentally sent to lawyers for the families of the Sandy Hook mass shooting. Jones is […]

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Former Prosecutor Suggests How Alex Jones Could Be in Even More Trouble After His Lawyer Sent His ‘Entire Cell Phone’

After the attorney for Sandy Hook families revealed in court to Alex Jones on Wednesday that his own lawyer accidentally sent them the entire contents of his cell phone, a former prosecutor is noting scenarios that could potentially create even more trouble for the far-right wing conspiracy theorist who reportedly may have ties to events or […]

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‘You Know What Perjury Is?’: Attorney for Sandy Hook Families Tells Alex Jones His Own Lawyer Sent Him a Copy of His Texts

Far right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, on the witness stand Wednesday testifying in a defamation suit against him, was confronted with a bombshell: his own lawyer accidentally emailed the attorney for the Sandy Hook families a digital copy of the contents of his cell phone. “’12 days ago, your attorneys messed up and sent me […]

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‘Wants to Steal Your Money’: Ron Johnson Thinks Rick’s Scott’s Social Security Plan Is ‘Not Cruel Enough’ Say Critics

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), a hard core conservative, is calling for Congress to entirely revamp Social Security and Medicare, subjecting their budgets to being “evaluated” by lawmakers every year. Critics are blasting the Wisconsin GOP Senator, saying he thinks fellow far-right Republican Senator Rick Scott‘s plan on entitlements is “not cruel enough” and warning that […]

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‘This Is a Tsunami’: Morning Joe Says Voters in Kansas Are ‘Repulsed by the Radicalism’ of the GOP

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough reacted to the stunning rejection by Kansas voters of an amendment that would have allowed state legislators to ban abortion. The vote made Kansas one of the only red states where abortion remains legal after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and the “Morning Joe” host said the results were […]

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Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas Former Trump White House Counsel Pat Cipollone

Pat Cipollone, the former Trump White House Counsel, has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury conducting a dual investigation into the January 6 insurrection and the efforts to overturn the free and fair 2020 presidential election, according to an ABC News report late Tuesday night. “The move to subpoena Cipollone signals an even more […]

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Rand Paul Argues Against Helping Vets Exposed to Cancer-Causing Toxic Burn Pits – Bill Passes Despite 11 GOP No Votes

As Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer once again put the PACT Act on the floor for a vote, Senator Rand Paul argued veterans should not receive government help via the legislation because they might have gotten sick somewhere else. The PACT Act is legislation to help veterans exposed to cancer-causing toxic burn pits. The bill passed […]