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12h ago

Why it matters HOW Pat Cipollone testifies

That the former White House counsel has agreed to appear before the January 6 investigation is big news. But don't sleep on the ground rules for his testimony, which also matter.
Image: White House Counsel Pat Cipollone
Image: White House Counsel Pat Cipollone
14h ago

Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 7.6.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Clings On After Resignations
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Clings On After Resignations
19h ago

Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone agrees to Jan. 6 testimony

Now that former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone has agreed to testify, remember: He's a unique figure of special significance to investigators.
President Trump Meets With His Cabinet At The White House
President Trump Meets With His Cabinet At The White House
20h ago

Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 7.6.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during a press conference to unveil the next phase of California's pandemic response
Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during a press conference to unveil the next phase of California's pandemic response
20h ago

As Biden shrinks Guantanamo’s population, GOP balks at closure

At the start of the Obama era, Guantanamo had 242 inmates. It's now down to 36. Republicans are nevertheless determined to keep the prison open anyway.
US prison camp Guantánamo
US prison camp Guantánamo
21h ago

Republicans eye investigation into Jan. 6 investigation

Too many congressional GOP leaders don’t want to investigate the attack, but they’re only too pleased to investigate the investigation into the attack.
The House Jan. 6 select committee holds a public hearing on Capitol Hill on June 23 in Washington, DC.
The House Jan. 6 select committee holds a public hearing on Capitol Hill on June 23 in Washington, DC.
22h ago

Mick Mulvaney wants to be seen as credible (which isn't possible)

Mick Mulvaney has launched a public-relations campaign of sorts, hoping to be taken seriously as a credible observer. I’m afraid it’s too late for that.
Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff, listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Colombian President Ivan Duque in the Oval Office on March 2, 2020.
Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff, listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Colombian President Ivan Duque in the Oval Office on March 2, 2020.
23h ago

GOP leaders express more interest in Hunter Biden than governing

To hear Republicans themselves tell it, they're not focused on meaningful governing solutions; they're focused on investigating Hunter Biden.
President Joe Biden and his son Hunter depart after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Jan. 24, 2021, in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington.
President Joe Biden and his son Hunter depart after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Jan. 24, 2021, in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington.
1d ago

Lindsey Graham among the Trump insiders receiving new subpoenas

As a Georgia district attorney investigates Team Trump, Lindsey Graham was among those receiving a grand jury subpoena.
President Trump Delivers Remarks On Federal Judicial Confirmation Milestones
President Trump Delivers Remarks On Federal Judicial Confirmation Milestones
2d ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 7.5.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: Members of the FBI's evidence response team investigate the scene of a mass shooting in Highland Park, Ill., on July 5, 2022.
Image: Members of the FBI's evidence response team investigate the scene of a mass shooting in Highland Park, Ill., on July 5, 2022.
2d ago

Wisconsin court delivers another setback to the state's democracy

It’s a common cliché : Elections have consequences. Evidently, it’s going to need an addendum: Elections have consequences, except in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wis.
Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wis.

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