commondreams.org — 11+ hour, 1+ min ago
Groups Say Congress Should Reject Biden's Harmful Sentencing Proposal on Fentanyl-Related Drugs
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Groups Say Congress Should Reject Biden's Harmful Sentencing Proposal on Fentanyl-Related Drugs Common Dreams...
alternet.org — 25+ min ago
Mark Meadows may have inadvertently blown up his own executive privilege claims: legal expert
Former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows has a book coming out about his experiences in the Trump White House -- and members of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th Capitol riots think that it blows up his claims of executive privilege.Politico reports that members of the committee believe that Meadows's book will make it difficult for him to maintain his stance that all of his conversations with former President Donald Trump fall under executive privilege."It's"¦ very possible that by discussing the events of Jan. 6 in his book, if he does that, he's waiving any claim ... ...
rawstory.com — 26+ min ago
Mark Meadows taken aback after right-wing podcast host accuses him of allying with "Chinese communists"
Former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows got more than he expected on Thursday when he appeared on the podcast of far-right talk radio personality Stew Peters.As reported by The Daily Beast, the former Trump chief of staff thought he would be doing a friendly interview with a sympathetic conservative host, but was taken aback when Peters began peppering him with questions about his purported ties to the Chinese government.During the interview, Peters cited a report on a right-wing website that claimed Meadows had "very close connections with Chinese communists through the ridiculously named Humpty Dumpty Institute as ... ...
rawstory.com — 17+ min ago
'Bags and bags' of money found stashed in bathroom wall at Joel Osteen's megachurch: report
A plumbing repair at televangelist Joel Osteen's megachurch in Houston reportedly led to the discovery of "bags and bags" of cash and checks in a bathroom wall. The discovery came several years after someone stole $600,000 in cash and checks from a safe at Osteen's Lakewood Church, according to a report from KRPC Channel 2. The station suggested that whoever stole the money in 2014 may have been hidden it in the bathroom wall. A plumber named Justin, who works for a large contractor, told the station he got a call about a loose toilet at the church on Nov. 10. "Justin said he ... ...
politicalflare.com — 46+ min ago
Marjorie Taylor Greene Begging for $70K to ""Help Me Sue Pelosi Over Mask Fines!'
This website needs your help! We need $250K to keep our infrastructure and small staff salaried! Please donate today because NO ONE upsets the MAGAs as much as we do! This is totally NOT TRUE! We are fairly sure we didn't need to add the "Not" in there because liberal organizations or websites don't make [...] The post Marjorie Taylor Greene Begging for $70K to "Help Me Sue Pelosi Over Mask Fines!" appeared first on Political Flare.... ...
biologicaldiversity.org — 3+ week ago
Federal Judge to Hear Arguments on Removal of Federal Protection From Gray Wolves
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Federal Judge to Hear Arguments on Removal of Federal Protection From Gray Wolves Center for Biological Diversity...
motherjones.com — 11+ hour, 22+ min ago
Here's Why a Former Trump Ally May Plead the Fifth Before the 1/6 Committee
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On Wednesday, the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol voted to pursue criminal contempt charges against Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official who schemed with Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election results. Clark had refused to cooperate with the committee&aposs inquiry, citing Trump's legal efforts to block its probe. [...]...