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Liz Cheney says she won’t support Trump if he runs in 2024

Liz Cheney says she won’t support Trump if he runs in 2024

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, said Wednesday she would not support Donald Trump if he decided to launch another White House bid in 2024. “I would not,” Cheney told Fox News’ Neil Cavuto when asked if she would support the former President if he ran again. Cheney was one of just…MORE

Effort to include Republicans on infrastructure plan falling flat on Capitol Hill

Effort to include Republicans on infrastructure plan falling flat on Capitol Hill

The prospects for any bipartisan deal on infrastructures are swiftly narrowing on Capitol Hill, where Republicans view President Joe Biden’s sweeping definition of infrastructure as a nonstarter and Democrats have the legislative tools to pass a bill without a single Republican vote. Despite overtures from the White House to invite Republicans to the Oval Office…MORE

Fulton County passes resolution that would explore legal challenges to Georgia voting law

Fulton County passes resolution that would explore legal challenges to Georgia voting law

Fulton County officials on Wednesday passed a resolution that will allow Georgia’s most populous county to explore legal challenges to the state’s controversial voting law that was rushed into law last month. The Board of Commissioners passed the “Stop Voter Suppression” resolution, 4-2, on party lines. The resolution directs the Fulton County attorney to research…MORE

US and other NATO members pledge support to Ukraine while walking fine line with Russia

US and other NATO members pledge support to Ukraine while walking fine line with Russia

The entire 30-member NATO alliance was united in its concern about the massive buildup of Russian forces near Crimea and along Ukraine’s borders, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday. “What was striking today was every single ally expressed the same concerns,” said Blinken, speaking alongside US Defense Secretary Lloyd…MORE

US Capitol rioter who tried to flee to Switzerland is jailed pre-trial

US Capitol rioter who tried to flee to Switzerland is jailed pre-trial

A geophysicist who allegedly beat police officers who were trying to help injured rioters during the US Capitol siege will be jailed before trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing the man’s ham-handed attempt to flee to Switzerland as proof that he poses a literal flight risk. Judge Emmet Sullivan said Jeffrey Sabol was too…MORE

White House names Erika Moritsugu as Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison

White House names Erika Moritsugu as Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison

President Joe Biden on Wednesday named Erika Moritsugu to a senior-level Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison position, the White House announced in a statement. Moritsugu, whose official title will be deputy assistant to the President and Asian American and Pacific Islander senior liaison, “will bring her experience and expertise to the Biden-Harris Administration where…MORE

How Biden went his own way on Afghanistan withdrawal

How Biden went his own way on Afghanistan withdrawal

President Joe Biden ordered the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan over the advice of some of his senior-most advisers in the Pentagon and State Department, leaders who are now charged with carrying out the particulars of the complicated drawdown. Multiple current and former officials tell CNN that those advisers — including Chairman of the…MORE

Sotomayor: ‘This is the scariest of times, and the most exciting times’

Sotomayor: ‘This is the scariest of times, and the most exciting times’

Justice Sonia Sotomayor emerged from pandemic-inspired unofficial quarantine on Wednesday to talk about turbulent times in the country. “This is the scariest of times, and the most exciting times,” she said. The liberal justice appeared with her conservative colleague, Justice Neil Gorsuch, in a rare Zoom event to promote civic education and stress respect for…MORE

Arkansas bills that restrict voting access head to governor’s desk

Arkansas bills that restrict voting access head to governor’s desk

The Republican-controlled Arkansas legislature this week passed a handful of bills that would add restrictions to the voting process in the state, sending them to the governor’s desk. One of the more controversial bills, dubbed the “no water bottles for voters” bill by opponents, would prohibit people from entering the perimeter of a polling place…MORE