Trump paid $680,000 to three defense lawyers for their work during his second impeachment trial

Trump paid $680,000 to three defense lawyers for their work during his second impeachment trial Trump paid nearly $700,000 to three defense lawyers for their work in his defense during February’s four-day Senate Trial The House had impeached Trump for incitement of an insurrection, after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, but he was later acquitted … Read more

Runaway Texas Democrats bringing in reinforcements to DC for their voting rights pressure campaign

More than 100 state legislators started flying into Washington, D.C. on Monday to join the runaway Texas Democrats in their pressure campaign on the federal government to address voting rights issues across the country. The ‘week of action’, they are calling it, attempts to urge senators to forgo their August recess to instead pass the … Read more

Trump has more than $100M in war chest as Mark Meadows reveals he’s meeting with ‘Cabinet Members’

Donald Trump has around $102 million cash on hand, new federal campaign filings made this weekend reveal, and the former president claimed he brought in $82 million in contributions in the first half of 2021. According to WinRed, the GOP’s main contribution site, Trump has raised far more money than any other Republican. He has … Read more

Biden is spending $2B to halt border wall construction as thousands of migrants cross every day

REVEALED: President Biden is spending more than $2 billion to halt border wall construction as thousands of migrants flood into the US every day President Joe Biden has spent around $2 billion in six months to suspend border wall construction, a new Republican congressional report found  The report states the administration is spending $3 million … Read more

Rep. Hank Johnson is arrested on Capitol Hill during protest over voting rights

Rep. Hank Johnson has been arrested on Capitol Hill during a protest over voting rights, just one week after the detention of fellow Black Caucus member Joyce Beatty. The Democratic congressman, 66, was cuffed with zip ties by Capitol police officers outside the Hart Senate Office Building Thursday where he and other voting rights advocates had gathered … Read more

Chuck Schumer vows Biden’s $5 trillion infrastructure spending plans will pass Senate by August  

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sent a strong message to his Republican colleagues by defiantly telling them he still has ‘every intention’ of passing ambitious infrastructure legislation totaling nearly $5trillion by the end of summer. The Democrat’s remarks on the Senate floor Thursday come a day after Republicans struck down the smaller of two spending … Read more

AOC calls for ‘wartime’ effort to defeat climate change, pushes for taxpayer-funded ‘climate corps’

AOC calls for a ‘wartime mobilization’ to defeat climate change in announcement pushing a Civilian Climate Corps with 1.5million members that could cost taxpayers $10billion House and Senate Democrats pledged today that funding for a Civilian Climate Corps would be included in the upcoming budget reconciliation bill Majority Leader Schumer vowed to get the ‘biggest, … Read more

Psaki says Biden’s plan to combat crime won’t derail George Floyd bill

Jen Psaki says Biden’s plan to combat rising crime won’t derail the George Floyd police reform bill and insists the surge in violence is ‘driven by guns’ in major cities Press secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden’s plan to address the rise in violent crime won’t derail negotiations over the George Floyd police reform … Read more

Psaki calls Joe Manchin’s voting rights compromise a ‘step forward’

Jen Psaki says White House will look for a different path if the voting rights Senate vote fails tomorrow and calls Joe Manchin’s compromise a ‘step forward’ White House press secretary Jen Psaki called Sen. Joe Manchin’s voting rights proposal a ‘step forward’  The Senate is slated to vote to begin debate on the issue … Read more

McConnell knocks Democrats for wanting Barr, Sessions to testify before Congress

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell went after Senate Democratic leadership for wanting former Attorneys General Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions to testify before Congress over the Trump-era Justice Department’s decision to secretly go after records of Democrats and journalists.   ‘Late last week the Democratic leader and the Democratic whip gave in to the urge to … Read more