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2d ago

Friday's Mini-Report, 1.21.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
2d ago

In draft order, Trump would've directed Guard to seize voting machines

A draft order prepared for Donald Trump would've authorized the secretary of defense to send National Guard troops to seize voting machines.
Former President Donald Trump addresses supporters
Former President Donald Trump addresses supporters
2d ago

Iowa's Joni Ernst pitches the GOP's top priorities (sort of)

President Biden asked, "What are Republicans for?" Mitch McConnell doesn't want to talk about it, and Joni Ernst's answer didn't much help.
Image: Joni Ernst
Image: Joni Ernst
2d ago

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.21.22

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
2d ago

Voting rights fight does new damage to Manchin's governing model

As Senate Republicans again discredit Joe Manchin's preferred governing model, what is he prepared to replace it with?
Image: Joe Manchin
Image: Joe Manchin
2d ago

The weird, Big Lie-related gift Trump sent to every House Republican

Donald Trump sent every House Republican a conspiratorial book about his defeat as part of a pitiful lobbying campaign.
Donald Trump Rallies Supporters In Ohio For Congressional Candidate Max Miller
Donald Trump Rallies Supporters In Ohio For Congressional Candidate Max Miller
2d ago

Gorsuch derides the 'so-called' separation of church and state

It's not normal for a sitting justice on the nation's highest court to deride the "so-called" constitutional principle of separation of church and state.
Image: Judge Neil Gorsuch pauses while testifying during second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing
Image: Judge Neil Gorsuch pauses while testifying during second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing
2d ago

Why a special grand jury in Georgia's Trump probe would matter

A Georgia prosecutor investigating Donald Trump is moving forward with plans for a special grand jury.
Image: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis at her office on Feb. 24, 2021 in Atlanta.
Image: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis at her office on Feb. 24, 2021 in Atlanta.
2d ago

Giuliani accused of helping orchestrate forged documents scheme

We knew Republicans in multiple states created forged election materials. We didn't know who coordinated the scheme. Now we do.
Image: Rudy Giuliani  during a press conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington on Nov. 19, 2020.
Image: Rudy Giuliani  during a press conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington on Nov. 19, 2020.
3d ago

Thursday's Mini-Report, 1.20.22

Today's edition of quick hits.
3d ago

Jan. 6 committee seeks testimony from Ivanka Trump

Between the investigation into the Trump Organization and the investigation into Jan. 6, Ivanka Trump isn't having a good week.
White House Coronavirus Task Force Holds Daily Briefing
White House Coronavirus Task Force Holds Daily Briefing

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