Four teens charged for conspiring to attack high school on Columbine massacre 25th anniversary

Two teens are being charged as adults while the other two are facing juvenile charges after planning to attack Dunmore High School in Pennsylvania on April 20, 2024, authorities say. Four teenagers in Pennsylvania have been charged for conspiring to attack their high school on the 25th anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School massacreContinue reading “Four teens charged for conspiring to attack high school on Columbine massacre 25th anniversary”

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle

The four will be commanded to produce relevant documents by Oct. 7 and appear for depositions the following week. The select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is issuing subpoenas to four current and former top aides to President Donald Trump, including his most recent chief of staff Mark Meadows. The committee issued its firstContinue reading “Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle”

Steve Bannon admits he helped plan 6 January Trump rally to ‘kill the Biden presidency in the crib’

Former White House strategist ‘privately told President Trump to have a reckoning on January 6th,’ Robert Costa says Trump White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has said that he spoke with Donald Trump ahead of his rally on 6 January, discussing how to “kill the Biden presidency in the crib” before a pro-Trump mob laid siege to the Capitol to stop the certificationContinue reading “Steve Bannon admits he helped plan 6 January Trump rally to ‘kill the Biden presidency in the crib’”

Trump’s White House chief of staff is target of Capitol attack records request

House select committee investigating 6 January wants telecom and social media companies to preserve records on Mark Meadows The House select committee investigating the 6 January attack on the Capitol has instructed telecom and social media companies last week to preserve records of Donald Trump’s White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, according to aContinue reading “Trump’s White House chief of staff is target of Capitol attack records request”

Republican Leader Could Be Prosecuted For Threatening Telecom Companies – Farron Balanced

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy might be in more trouble than we realized after he threatened to punish telecom companies who comply with records requests from the January 6th Committee. It turns out that McCarthy might be one of the people targeted in the requests, which would make his threat against the companies even moreContinue reading “Republican Leader Could Be Prosecuted For Threatening Telecom Companies – Farron Balanced”

Watchdog Demands Probe Of Kevin McCarthy’s Threats Against Firms In Jan. 6 Investigation

Rep. McCarthy and Rep. Greene baselessly claimed companies could be shut down if they comply with legal requests from the House select committee. A watchdog group has filed an ethics complaint against House Minority Leader Kevin McCathy (R-Calif.) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) for threatening companies subpoenaed by the House select committee probing the CapitolContinue reading “Watchdog Demands Probe Of Kevin McCarthy’s Threats Against Firms In Jan. 6 Investigation”

Former FBI director dismisses Trump claims he’s protected from January 6 probe: ‘We have laws in this country’

House panel has issued sweeping requests to multiple government departments and agencies as it probes events leading up to Capitol insurrection A former FBI director has knocked back Trump’s claims that ‘executive privilege’ will protect him from the investigation by the Capitol riot committee. Speaking on CNN, former FBI deputy director Andy McCabe said that the scaleContinue reading “Former FBI director dismisses Trump claims he’s protected from January 6 probe: ‘We have laws in this country’”

House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack is preparing to send requests to telecommunications companies, asking that they preserve the phone records of several members of Congress, people familiar with the matter told CNN. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), chairman of the committee, confirmed with CNN on Monday that letters will be sent toContinue reading “House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers”

Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters’ records

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy. The new policy largely codifies the commitment Garland made in June, when he said the Justice Department would abandon the practice of seizing reporters’ records in leak investigations. ItContinue reading “Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters’ records”

The Trump DOJ tried to seize 3 Washington Post journalists’ communications the day before Attorney General William Barr stepped down, new documents show

The Trump DOJ tried to obtain three journalists’ records days before Attorney General William Barr left office. The three Washington Post journalists were covering Russia’s influence in the 2016 election. The court order was filed on December 22, 2020 – Barr, a powerful Trump ally, left the next day. Former President Donald Trump’s Justice DepartmentContinue reading “The Trump DOJ tried to seize 3 Washington Post journalists’ communications the day before Attorney General William Barr stepped down, new documents show”

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