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These 14 People, Biden Says, Defended Democracy

White House ceremony honors courage on second anniversary of Capitol attack

(Newser) - Two years to the day after insurgents stormed the US Capitol, President Biden awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal to 14 Americans for their courage in protecting the building, Congress, and the integrity of the 2020 presidential election. The medal, one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, was presented to...

Trump Hoped to Trademark a Familiar Phrase

Jan. 6 panel transcripts reveal his wish for 'RIGGED ELECTION!'

(Newser) - The most recent drop of transcripts from the Jan. 6 House panel reveals that Donald Trump wanted to trademark a phrase he's used often about the 2020 vote: "RIGGED ELECTION!" The nugget came out of the House panel's interview with son-in-law and former aide Jared Kushner....

Early Takeaways From Trump&#39;s Tax Returns
Early Takeaways From
Trump's Tax Returns
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Early Takeaways From Trump's Tax Returns

Former president had negative adjusted gross income in four of the six years

(Newser) - Media outlets continue to pore over six years of newly released tax returns of former President Trump. A look at some early takeaways from the documents covering 2015 to 2020:
  • Payments: "The returns show that Trump paid little, if anything, in income taxes compared with his gross income over

Trump Reacts to Release of His Tax Returns

Claims Dems have 'weaponized' his financial records, warns of 'dangerous 2-way street'

(Newser) - Six years' worth of tax returns for Donald Trump were publicly released Friday, and the former president isn't waiting for analyses to come in from all of the eyes poring over the documents. In a statement released via a short Twitter thread by spokeswoman Liz Harrington, Trump defended the...

Trump's Tax Returns Just Dropped. The Pros Are Ready

Tax experts will look for charity donations, real estate income and losses

(Newser) - Earlier this month, the Democrat-controlled House Ways and Means Committee voted to release a report on Donald Trump's tax returns. That day has now come: On Friday, the panel publicly released those returns, "pulling back the curtain" on six years' worth of tax records (2015-2020) for the former...

Elaine Chao: Media Shouldn't Repeat Trump's 'Racist Taunt'

'He says all sorts of outrageous things, and I don’t make a point of answering any one of them'

(Newser) - Elaine Chao says she's not going to respond to former President Trump's attacks on her and husband Mitch McConnell—and it would be "helpful" if the media stopped repeating Trump's " racist taunt ." Chao served as transportation secretary in the Trump administration but resigned after...

Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Donald Trump
House Panel Drops
Trump Subpoena

House Panel Drops Trump Subpoena

Soon-to-be-dissolved Jan. 6 committee says it has run out of time to get former president to testify

(Newser) - Time's almost up for the House panel assembled to investigate the attack on the Capitol, and the committee has decided to give up on getting testimony from the man they say "set this all in motion." The New York Times reports that the panel, set to dissolve...

Trump Tax Returns to Be Released Friday

Move will come days before GOP takes control of House

(Newser) - Former President Donald Trump's tax returns will be released to the public by the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday, days before the new Congress is seated and Republicans gain control of the influential committee. The documents to be released on Friday will include the former president's...

Journey Bandmates Are Feuding Over Trump Performance
Journey Bandmates
Squabbling Over Trump
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Journey Bandmates Squabbling Over Trump

Neal Schon sends Jonathan Cain a cease-and-desist after he performed 'Don't Stop Believin''

(Newser) - Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain, who along with guitarist Neal Schon and the band's then-singer Steve Perry co-wrote "Don't Stop Believin'," performed the iconic song for former President Trump at Mar-a-Lago last month—and now there's an intra-band feud over the matter. Schon, who's had...

McConnell Calls Out Trump on Midterms, Vows Changes

Senate minority leader promises to get behind 'quality candidates' for 2024, calls ex-president 'diminished'

(Newser) - Donald Trump was panned by pundits after the midterms, with one even calling him the "biggest loser" of the November elections after many of the candidates he endorsed struggled, fending off the red wave that Republicans had hoped for. Now, one of his party's biggest congressional names is...

Cassidy Hutchinson Read Up on Watergate, Then Told the Truth

Transcript of Cassidy Hutchinson's interviews with Jan. 6 panel is out

(Newser) - Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson told the House Select Committee that a lawyer connected to former President Trump tried to influence her testimony around Jan. 6 to the point that she felt she "had Trump looking over my shoulder." Hutchinson delivered bombshell testimony , describing Trump as lunging...

House Jan. 6 Panel Releases Final Report

It's 'a final act for House Democrats'

(Newser) - The House Jan. 6 committee’s final report asserts that Donald Trump criminally engaged in a “multi-part conspiracy” to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 presidential election and failed to act to stop his supporters from attacking the Capitol, concluding an extraordinary 18-month investigation into the former president...

Judge Rejects Trump Request to Delay Lawsuit

E. Jean Carroll's rape accusation is scheduled for trial in April

(Newser) - An April trial date was set Wednesday by a federal judge for a civil trial arising from a former columnist's claim that Donald Trump raped her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s. Judge Lewis Kaplan scheduled an April 17 trial after he rejected a request by...

Vice President's Role Is Clear in Measure on Election Count

Congress nears approval of plan making objecting to results tougher

(Newser) - Congressional leaders have agreed on legislation designed to hinder any president and his supporters trying to overturn election results. The measure revises the Electoral Count Act of 1887, increasing the minimum for objecting to Electoral College results to one-fifth of the members in the House and Senate. It only took...

IRS Failed to Audit Trump for First 2 Years in Office: Report

House Ways and Means Committee releases report on findings

(Newser) - Hours after the House Ways and Means Committee voted to release six years of former President Trump's tax returns, it released a 29-page report on its findings regarding the Internal Revenue Service's mandatory presidential audit program. The report, which you can read in full here , reveals that the...

House Panel Votes to Release Report on Trump Tax Returns

Democrats will come to regret this, committee's ranking Republican says

(Newser) - The Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee voted along party lines Tuesday to publicly release a report on Donald Trump’s tax returns, which the former president has long tried to shield. Democratic Rep. Richard Neal, the committee's chairman, said supporting materials will be released along with the report....

McConnell: 'The Entire Nation Knows Who Is Responsible' for Jan. 6

Senate GOP leaders aren't rallying around Trump after recommendation for charges

(Newser) - Senate Republicans haven't exactly been circling the wagons around Donald Trump since the House panel investigating the Capitol attack recommended criminal charges for the former president. Some GOP senators criticized the panel for being partisan and "obviously politicized," but they said its work was important and the...

Most Serious Case Against Trump Is Hardest to Prove
May Have 'Zero'
Effect on DOJ
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Trump Referrals May Have 'Zero' Effect on DOJ

Justice Department is far more interested in the panel's evidence than its opinions

(Newser) - The Jan. 6 panel took the unprecedented act of making criminal referrals against former President Trump to the Justice Department on Monday. So now what? Some assessments:
  • Little effect? The DOJ is under no obligation to charge Trump just because the congressional panel suggested it should. “I think a

Jan. 6 Panel Recommends Criminal Charges for Trump

Justice Department will make the final decision

(Newser) - The House panel investigating the Capitol riot just made its biggest move yet: It recommended that former President Trump face four criminal charges. The AP describes the move as "mostly symbolic" given that the final decision rests with the Justice Department. The Washington Post also makes a point to...

It's a Big Week, Huge Week for Donald Trump

Things start Monday, with the final meeting of the Jan. 6 committee

(Newser) - Former President Trump will very much be in the headlines again this week, in ways he probably won't like. "Taken together, this week will point a spotlight on both Mr. Trump’s refusal to cede power and the issue that he has most acutely guarded for decades, the...

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