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8m ago

Friday's Mini-Report, 7.30.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
2h ago

Stefanik praises Medicare while deriding 'socialist' health care

As far as Stefanik is concerned, it sense makes to celebrate socialized health care programs while also denouncing socialized health care programs.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., questions former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill on Nov. 15, 2019.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., questions former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill on Nov. 15, 2019.
3h ago

Justice Dept: IRS must give Trump's tax returns to Congress

In 2019, the Trump administration refused to turn over Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress. Today, the Justice Department reversed course.
IRS To Revamp Exempt Organization Online Payment System
IRS To Revamp Exempt Organization Online Payment System
5h ago

New docs show Trump pressing DOJ to lie about election corruption

A sitting president urged the Justice Department to lie about imaginary election corruption, as part of a scheme to hold onto illegitimate power.
Image: President Trump Departs The White House En Route To Army v Navy Football Game
Image: President Trump Departs The White House En Route To Army v Navy Football Game
6h ago

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.30.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
6h ago

Jim Jordan clumsily adds new details to his Jan. 6 call with Trump

Did Jim Jordan talk to Trump on Jan. 6? The congressman, who's likely to be subpoenaed, seemed ill at ease answering the question.
Image: Jim Jordan
Image: Jim Jordan
7h ago

Why Democratic spending bills don't include abortion restrictions

It's striking to see - for the first time in decades - a White House budget and House-passed spending bills without restrictions on abortion funds.
An exam room at the Whole Women's Health Clinic, one of the abortion providers that sued the state for a stringent new rule on clinics of its type, in McAllen, Texas.
An exam room at the Whole Women's Health Clinic, one of the abortion providers that sued the state for a stringent new rule on clinics of its type, in McAllen, Texas.
8h ago

Why the GOP wants to target unemployment cheats, but not tax cheats

Dems endorsed a package that would crack down on tax cheats and those cheating the unemployment system. For Republicans, one of those ideas wouldn't do.
Image: FILE PHOTO: The Internal Revenue Service building is seen in Washington
Image: FILE PHOTO: The Internal Revenue Service building is seen in Washington
9h ago

McCarthy starts hedging on Trump's culpability for Jan. 6 attack

In January, Kevin McCarthy conceded that Trump "bears responsibility" for the Jan. 6 attack. Six months later, McCarthy won't endorse his own assessment.
Image: Kevin McCarthy
Image: Kevin McCarthy
10h ago

Justice Department warns GOP over pointless election 'audits'

As more Republican officials eye Arizona-style election "audits," the Justice Department is stepping up with warnings -- and a subtle threat.
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1d ago

Thursday's Mini-Report, 7.29.21

Today's edition of quick hits.

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