House Republicans seek testimony from Twitter employees

House Republicans seek testimony from Twitter employees

CNN — House Republicans say they will seek congressional testimony from top Twitter employees who oversaw the company’s handling of a New York Post report on Hunter Biden’s laptop in public hearings when Republicans officially reclaim control of the House in the next Congress, indicating that probes into digital content moderation will figure prominently. On … Read more

Trump tax fraud trial: Here’s what’s at stake as jury deliberations continue – National

Trump tax fraud trial: Here’s what’s at stake as jury deliberations continue – National

It’s one nerd former President Donald Trump would rather not be associated with: the verdict sheet at his company’s criminal tax fraud trial. Deliberations are set to spill into a second day Tuesday as jurors weigh charges that the Trump Organization helped executives dodge personal income taxes on perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury … Read more

Warnock and Walker make final push in high-stakes Georgia Senate runoff

Warnock and Walker make final push in high-stakes Georgia Senate runoff

Atlanta CNN — On the final day of overtime in Georgia, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock exuded confidence, but warned supporters against being complacent in his runoff election with Republican nominee and former football great Herschel Walker. “There is still a path for Herschel Walker to win this race,” Warnock said after a campaign stop here … Read more

Trump’s slow 2024 start worries allies

Trump’s slow 2024 start worries allies

CNN — Back in 2015, Donald Trump’s first campaign rally in Iowa as a contender for the Republican presidential nomination came just 10 hours after he declared his candidacy in New York. The following day, he was across the country in New Hampshire, with plans to visit South Carolina before the end of his first … Read more

Rudy Giuliani: Ethics charges for election fraud claims take major step forward with trial-like hearing in DC

Rudy Giuliani: Ethics charges for election fraud claims take major step forward with trial-like hearing in DC

CNN — Facing possible professional sanctions, Rudy Giuliani described on Monday the Trump campaign’s legal strategy for challenging the 2020 election results and how the former New York mayor had hoped to frame up an eventual case for the US Supreme Court. Giuliani is outlining his involvement in orchestrating the post-election legal strategy to form … Read more

US Supreme Court to hear ‘most important case on American democracy’ – National

US Supreme Court to hear ‘most important case on American democracy’ – National

The US Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency. The court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts … Read more

Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win. Will Georgia do it again?

Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win.  Will Georgia do it again?

Atlanta CNN — Form UN Ambassador Andrew Young rode his scooter alongside Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, Martin Luther King III and a fervent crowd of marches on a recent Sunday through a southwest Atlanta neighborhood. The group stopped at an early polling location to vote, forming a line with some waiting as long as one … Read more

Donald Trump rebuked after calling for ‘termination’ of parts of the US Constitution

Donald Trump rebuked after calling for ‘termination’ of parts of the US Constitution

Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on Nov. 15.Rebecca Blackwell/The Associated Press Former US President Donald Trump faced rebuke Sunday from officials in both parties after calling for the “termination” of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election … Read more

Putin can only be defeated through force, not negotiation: former Ukrainian president – National

Putin can only be defeated through force, not negotiation: former Ukrainian president – National

Russia’s war in Ukraine can only be ended by force, not through negotiation, according to former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko. His comment comes as Ukraine says that more than 10,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed since the brutal conflict began, when Russian President Vladimir Putin illegally invaded the country earlier this year. “Putin only understands … Read more

Iran morality police status unclear one day after chief prosecutor suggests the force has been shut down

Iran morality police status unclear one day after chief prosecutor suggests the force has been shut down

Iranians protests the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police, in Tehran, Oct. 1, 2022.The Associated Press An Iranian lawmaker said Sunday that Iran’s government is “paying attention to the people’s real demands,” state media reported, a day after a top official suggested that the country’s morality police whose … Read more