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5 takeaways from the final Jan. 6 committee hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol referred former President Donald Trump for four criminal charges related to an insurrection… Read More
Jan. 6 panel urges Trump prosecution with criminal referral
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee is urging the Justice Department to bring criminal charges against former President Donald Trump and his allies. It is finishing its investigation… Read More
More Ohio National Guard Called Up For “Armed March” Planned This Weekend
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Saying “violence will not be tolerated in Ohio”, Gov. Mike DeWine says the Highway Patrol and the Ohio National Guard will back up Columbus… Read More
U.S. Capitol Locked Down As Far-Right Trump Supporters Enter The Building
As thousands of far-right and pro-Trump demonstrators march in downtown D.C. Wednesday, groups of protestors have moved towards the U.S. Capitol and some are growing violent.
DeWine Opposes Effort By Many Republicans To Overturn Biden’s Win
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s Republican Sen. Rob Portman says he opposes objections to certification of the electoral college results on Wednesday, though it’s expected at least five… Read More
Trump Promotes Football, Fracking, Fossil Fuels At Circleville Rally
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — President Donald J. Trump spoke Saturday before more than 5,000 people in Circleville. At the Pickaway County fairground, supporters stood shoulder to shoulder. No social distance… Read More
Trump Expands Deployment Of Federal Agents To End ‘Explosion Of Shootings’
Trump says agents will go “into communities plagued by violent crime.” He adds the administration has “no choice but to get involved.”
‘Unprecedented, Historic Corruption’: Romney Joins Critics Of Stone’s Commutation
The president’s decision to grant clemency to his longtime confidant drew vehement criticism from Democratic lawmakers. Republicans largely kept silent, with one notable exception: Sen. Mitt Romney.
WATCH: Senate Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump | January 28
President Donald Trump’s legal team is expected to conclude their arguments Tuesday in the Senate impeachment trial. When the defense concludes, senators will be given 16 hours over two days… Read More
Trump Pardons Michael Behenna, Former Soldier Convicted Of Killing Iraqi Prisoner
Behenna was convicted of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone. But his claim of self-defense and a request for clemency drew support from high-profile corners in Oklahoma.
Trump And Democrats Agree On $2 Trillion For Infrastructure, But Not On How To Pay
Democratic congressional leaders called the White House meeting “very constructive,” but the big question remains unanswered. The parties will reconvene in a few weeks to discuss funding options.
READ: The Mueller Report, With Redactions
Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
Police: Man Driving 130 mph Was Heading To White House
KINGWOOD, W.Va. (AP) – A Missouri man who police say had a gun and was speeding to the White House has appeared in court after being accused of threatening President… Read More
Trump Backs Public Release Of Mueller Report
The president told reporters, “Let people see” special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, as Trump again denied any collusion with Russia prior to his election in 2016.
Distress Grows For Ohio Valley Farmers As Trade Deals Stall
West Kentucky Farmer Barry Alexander doesn’t have an answer on when the Trump administration will reach a trade deal with China, now a year into tariffs that have hamstrung some Ohio Valley… Read More
Trumps Exult Following Reports Of No Phone Contact Ahead Of 2016 Russia Meeting
Donald Trump Jr. did not call his father from his cellphone as he was arranging a Trump Tower meeting to get dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to new reports.
Senate Republicans Rebuke President On Syria And Afghanistan Policy
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s resolution opposing a “precipitous withdrawal” from Syria was backed by many GOP Senators who disagree with the president’s foreign policy.
RNC Members Want To Block A Primary Challenge To Trump, But The Rules May Stop Them
Some GOP activists are eager to stop primary challengers from taking on — and possibly weakening — President Trump. But it appears to be too late to change the rules for 2020.
Trump And First Lady Make Secret Trip To Iraq To Visit U.S. Troops
The president visited U.S. forces who are part of the fight against ISIS, amid criticism of a sudden decision to pull troops from Syria. It’s his first such trip since taking office.
House Action, Trump Approval Uncertain After Senate Passes Plan To Avert Shutdown
The measure would fund about a quarter of the government but includes no money for the border wall demanded by President Trump.
FACT CHECK: Mexico Isn’t Paying For The Border Wall, Military Unlikely To Build It
With a proposed government funding bill not putting money into President Trump’s border wall, he’s now talking about different ways to complete his long-promised project.
Sidestepping Congress, Trump Administration Proposes More Work Rules For Food Stamps
The Agriculture Department wants to limit states’ ability to apply for exemption waivers. It wants more able-bodied people to work in exchange for federal food benefits.
Fed Raises Rates Despite Trump Attacks
The U.S. Federal Reserve is raising the benchmark borrowing rate to a range of 2.25 percent and 2.50 percent, a move that would put it at the highest level in a decade
Trump EPA Proposes Big Changes To Federal Water Protections
The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule as too expansive.
Help Wanted: White House Chief Of Staff
President Trump is hunting for his third chief of staff in less than two years. So far, he is not finding many takers. “You have to wonder who would want to take this job,” said one scholar.