Org. of American States boss faces probe over relationship
The Associated Press has learned that the head of the Organization of American States is facing an internal investigation into allegations he carried on an intimate relationship with a staffer that may have violated the organization’s code of ethics.
Kanye West to Tucker: Clintons Tried to Use Kim Kardashian to Manipulate Me
Ye West appeared on Thursday's edition of Tucker Carlson Tonight where he explained his belief in the pro-life cause, spoke about his faith, and opined on various other topics, including his personal life.news.yahoo.com
Judge to Trump Lawyer in Ex-Aide Deposition: ‘Stop Wasting Time’
(Bloomberg) -- Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers were told by a federal judge to “stop wasting time” after they tried halting the deposition of former White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham in a defamation lawsuit minutes after it began, citing her painkiller medication. Most Read from BloombergNord Stream Leaks Caused by Detonations in Sign of SabotageMusk's Twitter Takeover Hits Snag Over Debt-Financing IssueKremlin Lets State Media Tell Some Truths About Putin’s Stalling WarTrumpnews.yahoo.com
Nebraska senator likely to resign for Fla. university job
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse is the sole finalist to become president of the University of Florida, the school said Thursday, and the Republican senator indicated he will take the job. The school said in a statement that its presidential search committee had unanimously recommended Sasse as the sole finalist, a decision that will have to be be voted on by the school’s board of trustees and then confirmed by the board of governors. In a statement released by the school, Sasse said he was “thrilled about the opportunity to work alongside one of the nation’s most outstanding faculties.”news.yahoo.com
Investigators Believe They Have Enough Evidence to Charge Hunter Biden with Tax, Gun Crimes: Report
Federal investigators believe they have gathered enough evidence to charge President Joe Biden's son Hunter "with tax crimes and a false statement related to a gun purchase," according to a bombshell new report from the Washington Post.news.yahoo.com
Man gets prison for threatening Colorado election official
A Nebraska man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for online threats he made last year against Colorado’s top elections official in one of the first cases brought by a federal task force devoted to protecting elections workers across the U.S. who have been subject to increasing threats since the 2020 presidential election.
Fox News CEO’s Own Words Used Against Network in Election Lies Lawsuit
Alexi RosenfeldImmediately following Fox News’ pivotal 2020 election night call of Arizona for Joe Biden, the network’s CEO Suzanne Scott warned colleagues that “we can’t give the crazies an inch” as then-President Donald Trump tore into the conservative cable giant and some of the network’s stars publicly undermined the projection.Scott’s words are now being used against Fox News by voting software firm Dominion Voting Systems in its $1.6-billion defamation lawsuit accusing the network of peddlnews.yahoo.com
Trump resented having to sign letters for US troops killed in Afghanistan during his presidency because he didn't want to 'attach his name to a war he disliked': book
"Aides were struck that he seemed rattled by the number of deaths involved," Maggie Haberman wrote of Trump's view of Afghanistan in her new book.news.yahoo.com
Court Screwup Reveals Mar-a-Lago Judge’s Latest Legal Absurdity in Trump Case
Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily BeastFirst, she stopped FBI special agents from even glancing at the classified documents they recovered from Mar-a-Lago. Then she appointed a special court referee that former President Donald Trump wanted to slow down the investigation over his mishandling of classified documents.But now, it’s clear District Court Judge Aileen Cannon already knew the Department of Justice was ready to hand Trump back a ton of personal records six days before she clanews.yahoo.com
Letters: Republicans draw criticism
This MAGA Republican wants to strip all American women of their full citizenship. All of the Republicans I have ever met disregard this part of the Constitution, especially on the abortion test. MAGA Republicans have already proven they have no respect for life, they killed police on Jan. 6, 2021. They are MAGA Republicans. Hank ShiverMissionNew topicsrequestedOver and over the letters to the editor explode with the same rhetoric.myrgv.com
Clemency records, legal agreements and "the president's calls" among records separated by Justice Department filter team in Mar-a-Lago search
Detailed inventory lists of items seized from Mar-a-Lago that were prepared by a Justice Department privilege review team were inadvertently unsealed.cbsnews.com
Our voice: Best way to secure our future is to register, then cast votes
They lamented that voters had noted taken advantage of the opportunity to elect the first female president in our nation’s history. They complained that a self-aggrandizing celebrity with no political experience had defeated a lifelong political pro. When the tables were turned four years later, more legions screamed that a tax-and-spend liberal had defeated the incumbent. That’s significantly lower than in 2020 when 25% of voters turned out, but it’s still nearly double the 2018 primary turnout of 9%. Uncompetitive elections is another factor; until recently the Rio GrandeValley was a one-party region, with Democrats often running unopposed in the general election after winning their party primaries.myrgv.com
Donald Trump turns not knowing the U.S. population total into a rant on immigration.
While speaking at the Hispanic Leadership Conference in Miami, former President Donald Trump turned not knowing the U.S. population total into a rant on immigration. The GOP believes that the Biden Administration is mishandling immigration and the situation going on at the border has been a prominent point of concern.news.yahoo.com
Trump claims if George Washington and Abraham Lincoln came back from the dead he would beat them in an election.
Former President Donald Trump claimed that if George Washington and Abraham Lincoln came back from the dead he would beat them in an election by 40 percent. Former President Trump claimed this while speaking at the Hispanic Leadership Conference in Miami. Trump has recently signaled that he plans to run for election in the 2024 Presidential Election.news.yahoo.com
Trump said the FBI found classified documents at his home because federal workers packed them. But emails Bloomberg got show boxes were already packed when movers arrived.
Emails show a GSA agent repeatedly telling Trump's team they can't use tax dollars to ship personal items, including gifts and a Trump painting.news.yahoo.com
Appeals court agrees to speed up Justice Department's appeal of order appointing outside arbiter in Trump documents dispute
The government argued for an expedited appeal because there's no need to "analyze an extensive factual record," it wrote Friday in its request to the 11th Circuit.cbsnews.com
Drug companies in opioid crisis donated $27K to Ohio's Ryan
A Democratic congressman who has made his opponent’s questionable record fighting the opioid epidemic a central theme of his campaign for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat has accepted campaign donations over the years from drug distributors blamed for key roles in the crisis.
DOJ Wins Faster Schedule for Mar-a-Lago Special Master Appeal
(Bloomberg) -- A federal appeals court granted the Justice Department’s request to expedite its challenge to a Florida judge’s appointment of a so-called special master to review thousands of White House documents seized from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.Most Read from BloombergMusk Revives $44 Billion Twitter Bid, Aiming to Avoid TrialLoretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter And Country Queen, DiesElon Musk Sets Off Uproar in Ukraine by Tweeting His ‘Peace’ PlanMar-a-Lago Documents Included Pardnews.yahoo.com
Ohio elections chief announces new public integrity unit
Ohio's Republican elections chief says he is responding to Americans’ “crisis of confidence” in the U.S. electoral system by creating a public integrity unit to consolidate his office's investigative work, including rare cases of voter fraud or voter suppression.
Lawyers: Arizona GOP chair pleaded Fifth to Jan. 6 panel
An attorney for the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol told a federal judge in Phoenix on Tuesday that Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward refused to answer the committee’s questions at a deposition.
Oath Keepers founder: Be 'ready to fight' after Trump loss
Messages show that hours after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election, the leader of the Oath Keepers extremist group was discussing how to push President Donald Trump to go further in his fight to cling to power.
Conspiracy theorists and 16-hour days: Inside the stress elections officials face ahead of the midterms
Running elections in Texas has never been easy. But since 2020, the scrutiny elections administrators face has grown — even in small Republican-controlled counties that former President Donald Trump carried.
Supreme Court won't take up MyPillow head's defamation case
The Supreme Court says it won’t intervene in a lawsuit in which Dominion Voting Systems accused MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell of defamation for falsely accusing the company of rigging the 2020 presidential election against former President Donald Trump.
Oath Keepers trial: Jan. 6 was 'rebellion,' prosecutor says
Prosecutors are saying at the opening of the most serious case to reach trial in the attack on the U.S. Capitol that the founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates planned for an “armed rebellion” to stop the transfer of presidential power.