Party-line vote will significantly increase pressure on Democrats to do away with the filibuster Senate Republicans again blocked a sweeping voting rights bill on Wednesday, a move that will significantly increase pressure on Democrats to do away with the filibuster, a Senate rule that has stymied the most significant priorities in Congress. The vote was 49-51Continue reading “Senate Republicans again block sweeping voting rights bill”
Days before lawyers allied with Donald Trump gave a news conference promoting election conspiracy theories, his campaign had determined that many of those claims were false, court filings reveal. Two weeks after the 2020 election, a team of lawyers closely allied with Donald J. Trump held a widely watched news conference at the Republican Party’sContinue reading “Trump Campaign Knew Lawyers’ Voting Machine Claims Were Baseless, Memo Shows”
In his latest mind-numbing rant, Fox News host Tucker Carlson compares vaccine requirements to segregation.
“I can confirm that it’s a consideration, yes,” McCloskey said in a brief interview on Tuesday evening. Mark McCloskey — the gun-toting St. Louis attorney who drew headlines last year for brandishing an assault rifle at Black Lives Matter protesters — says he’s looking at running for Missouri’s open Senate seat. “I can confirm thatContinue reading “Mark McCloskey, gun-toting St. Louis lawyer, considering Senate bid”
RNC defends use of Trump’s name in its fundraising The Republican National Committee is defending its right to use former President Donald Trump’s name in fundraising appeals after he demanded they put an end to the practice. In a Monday letter to Trump attorney Alex Cannon, RNC chief counsel J. Justin Riemer said the committeeContinue reading “Trump urges supporters to send donations directly to his PAC rather than GOP”
Court documents allege that, while working for Republican senators, Ruben Verastigui distributed, received, and possessed images of child pornography. A former digital strategist for the Senate Republican Conference, who also worked for pro-life groups and designed social media ads for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, has been charged with distributing child pornography. D.C. Metropolitan Police arrestedContinue reading “Former Trump and GOP Aide Charged With Distributing Child Porn”