Chicago Cop Donned Police Hoodie While Storming Capitol: FBI

Karol Chwiesiuk was once anointed “police officer of the month.” On Friday, he appeared before a federal judge. Chicago police officer Karol Chwiesiuk decided to participate in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol that resulted in five deaths, including a police officer, and a nation unnerved. All in a Chicago Police Department hoodie.Continue reading “Chicago Cop Donned Police Hoodie While Storming Capitol: FBI”

Revealed: rightwing firm posed as leftist group on Facebook to divide Democrats

FEC investigation failed to uncover link to Rally Forge, a firm with close ties to Turning Point USA A digital marketing firm closely linked to the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA was responsible for a series of deceptive Facebook ads promoting Green party candidates during the 2018 US midterm elections, the Guardian can reveal. In anContinue reading “Revealed: rightwing firm posed as leftist group on Facebook to divide Democrats”

Trump’s PAC, Save America, is opting supporters into extra ‘surprise’ donations for his birthday

Trump’s PAC, Save America, is asking supporters to donate extra money on his birthday. It says it wants to surprise Trump “with a record breaking fundraising day,” and opts supporters into an extra donation. There aren’t many restrictions on how the donations to the PAC could be spent. Save America, the political action committee (PAC) createdContinue reading “Trump’s PAC, Save America, is opting supporters into extra ‘surprise’ donations for his birthday”

‘Crazy s–t’: White House lawyer says Trump told him to mislead Mueller despite likely criminality

Former President Donald Trump ordered his top White House attorney to issue a false statement at the height of the Mueller investigation even though he knew the lying could carry criminal consequences for both of them, according to newly unearthed congressional testimony. Donald McGahn, who served as Trump’s first White House counsel, told members ofContinue reading “‘Crazy s–t’: White House lawyer says Trump told him to mislead Mueller despite likely criminality”

Allies Believe U.S. ‘No Longer a Good Model of Democracy,’ Poll Shows

A new survey spanning 16 nations and regions, most of them U.S. allies, has shown the country’s global image rebounded after President Joe Biden succeeded former President Donald Trump, but not a single country believed the United States any longer constitutes a good example for democracy. The Pew Research Center published on Thursday the results of its SpringContinue reading “Allies Believe U.S. ‘No Longer a Good Model of Democracy,’ Poll Shows”

A New Giuliani Tape Shows a Key Witness Didn’t Testify Accurately in the First Trump Impeachment

Kurt Volker said he didn’t know Trump wanted Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Biden. New audio indicates he did. The testimony of a key witness in Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial is under new scrutiny by the House Intelligence Committee following a report this week that undercuts the veracity of his claim that heContinue reading “A New Giuliani Tape Shows a Key Witness Didn’t Testify Accurately in the First Trump Impeachment”

‘Traitors’: Fears of violence grows as Netanyahu clings to power

Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party’s efforts to find defectors among opponents is the latest example of ‘King Bibi’ and his lust for power. After the fourth election in two years and the ever-more-likely departure of Benjamin Netanyahu as the country’s prime minister, the situation in Israel is becoming increasingly volatile – and Netanyahu himselfContinue reading “‘Traitors’: Fears of violence grows as Netanyahu clings to power”

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