Steve Bannon asks court to deny request to shield records in his case

Attorneys for former chief Trump strategist Steve Bannon are asking the court to deny the federal government’s request to keep documents in his case largely private.  Bannon has pleaded not guilty to contempt of Congress charges after he was indicted by a federal grand jury for failing to comply with congressional summons in the House select committee’s JanuaryContinue reading “Steve Bannon asks court to deny request to shield records in his case”

Rep.Thompson On Jan. 6 Investigation: We Won’t Be Bullied By Mr. Jordan Or Anybody Else – MSNBC

The House voting to refer Steve Bannon to the Department of Justice for criminal contempt is discussed by Jan. 6 select committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson. Regarding moving forward with the investigation into the Capitol insurrection, Chairman Thompson tells Joy Reid, ‘We will do our work, but again, we won’t be bullied by Mr. JordanContinue reading “Rep.Thompson On Jan. 6 Investigation: We Won’t Be Bullied By Mr. Jordan Or Anybody Else – MSNBC”

Capitol riot committee recommends criminal contempt for Bannon

Committee unanimously voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges against the former Trump adviser, who could face a year in jail The House committee investigating the 6 January Capitol insurrection voted unanimously on Monday to hold former Trump administration official Steve Bannon in contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena for documents and testimony concerning the worst attack on the US CapitolContinue reading “Capitol riot committee recommends criminal contempt for Bannon”

Jan. 6 commission threatens criminal referrals after Steve Bannon snubs subpoena

The commission said the former White House adviser “indicated that he will try to hide behind vague references to privileges of the former President.” The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol is threatening to hand out criminal contempt referrals after a lawyer for former Trump strategist Steve Bannon said his client would notContinue reading “Jan. 6 commission threatens criminal referrals after Steve Bannon snubs subpoena”

McCarthy threatens to strip GOP members of committee assignments if they accept an offer from Pelosi to serve on 1/6 commission

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday issued a blanket threat during a meeting with freshmen members of his caucus that he would strip any Republican member of their committee assignments if they accept an offer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection, according to two GOPContinue reading “McCarthy threatens to strip GOP members of committee assignments if they accept an offer from Pelosi to serve on 1/6 commission”

Liz Cheney won’t link Trump’s election lies to restrictive Republican voting laws

Representative insists measures on voter ID and more needed Georgia, Texas, Florida lead states passing restrictive measures The Republican pariah Liz Cheney has repeatedly refused to admit a link between Donald Trump’s lies about voter fraud and restrictive voting laws being introduced in Republican states, telling an interviewer on Sunday night she will “never understand the resistanceContinue reading “Liz Cheney won’t link Trump’s election lies to restrictive Republican voting laws”

Lindsey Graham Warns Those Trying to Erase Donald Trump From the Party Will Get ‘Erased’

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has said those who try to “erase” former President Donald Trump from the Republican Party could end up “getting erased” from the GOP themselves. Graham spoke to Fox News‘ Sean Hannity on Monday and reiterated his belief that Trump was essential for the party going forward. He had expressed the same sentiment in another interview with Hannity lastContinue reading “Lindsey Graham Warns Those Trying to Erase Donald Trump From the Party Will Get ‘Erased’”

GOP Leadership Reportedly Hid Trump’s Weak Numbers At Recent Retreats

Internal data reveal that voters in “core districts” have unfavorable views of Trump — but rank-and-file Republicans don’t want to hear it. The Republican Party might be high on Donald Trump, but key voters are not, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Internal GOP polling data revealing Trump’s weak numbers in key battleground districts was kept underContinue reading “GOP Leadership Reportedly Hid Trump’s Weak Numbers At Recent Retreats”

How Liz Cheney and Her Dad Paved the Way for the Big Lie

She says Donald Trump crossed a line. But the Bush-Cheney administration didn’t? In recent days, Liz Cheney has become the hot celeb of the American media-political world. The conservative Republican representative from Wyoming is on the verge of being excommunicated from the House GOP leadership ranks because she has dared to speak an inconvenient truth: Donald TrumpContinue reading “How Liz Cheney and Her Dad Paved the Way for the Big Lie”

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