Ginni Thomas says she regrets post-election texts to Meadows

WASHINGTON — Virginia Thomas, the wife of US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, says she regrets sending texts to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows after the 2020 election, telling the House Jan. 6 committee that “I would take them all back if I could today.” Thomas — known as Ginni — is a … Read more

Jan. 6 Committee recommends investigation for key GOP members | USA TODAY – USA TODAY

Jan. 6 Committee recommends investigation for key GOP members | USA TODAYUSA TODAY Jan. 6 committee refers McCarthy, GOP congressmen for House ethics violation over subpoenasYahoo News Is Trump Being Charged for the INSURRECTION? Jan. 6 Committee Makes Referrals | NBC New YorkNBC New York Jan. 6 committee launches ethics complaint against McCarthy, other GOP … Read more

Five takeaways as Jan. 6 panel criminally refers Trump

The House select committee on Jan. 6 delivered its final big public moment on Monday, with a meeting outlining its conclusions and recapping some of its most important revelations. The committee had been set up in June 2021, less than six months after one of the darkest days in modern American history. It came into … Read more

These 9 House Republicans broke from the party to vote for the stopgap funding bill

Nine House Republicans voted with Democrats on Wednesday to pass a stopgap funding bill that will avert a government shutdown, despite the GOP leadership recommending a “no” vote. The House passed the one-week continuing resolution in a 224-201 vote which will push Friday’s funding deadline to Dec. 23, giving appropriators more time to approve spending … Read more

Family of fallen officer snubs McCarthy and McConnell as Congress honors law enforcement who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6

CNN — The family of a fallen officer snubbed top congressional Republicans on Tuesday at a ceremony held to honor law enforcement who defended the US Capitol during the January 6, 2021, insurrection. In a moment of apparent tension, the family of US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who suffered strokes and died of natural … Read more

Here’s who is on Time’s 2022 Person of the Year shortlist

Time magazine has revealed the shortlist for its 2022 Person of the Year, with plans to name the winner on Wednesday. The next Person of the Year will be revealed exclusively to NBC’s “Today” show, which also obtained a copy of the shortlist. The magazine has awarded the honorary title since 1927, last year giving … Read more

Trump attacks Cheney over WaPo report Jan. 6 panel staff frustration

Former President Trump attacked outgoing Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the vice chairwoman of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, over a recent Washington Post piece that said committee staff are frustrated with her Trump focus in the panel’s unreleased final report. The committee is set to culminate … Read more

5 things to know for November 2: Parkland, RSV, Ukraine, Inflation, SpaceX

CNN — With less than a week until Election Day, Democrats and Republicans are ramping up campaign efforts as the balance of power in both the House and the Senate is up for grabs. If you’d like to brush up on who is running for office – or if you need help navigating the voting … Read more

GOP’s Cheney endorses Michigan Democrat Slotkin in a first

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday endorsed and plans to campaign for Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, the first time that the critic of former President Donald Trump who lost her GOP primary has crossed party lines to formally support a Democrat. Cheney, of Wyoming, announced her support for the two-term House member from Holly, … Read more

Liz Cheney Says Kevin McCarthy Plans to Make Himself Leader of GOP’s ‘Pro-Putin Wing’

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is not letting her imminent departure from Congress stop her from lobbing digs at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), arguing in a Sunday interview that he’s positioning himself as “the leader of the pro-Putin wing” of the Republican Party. Cheney cast doubt on a potential McCarthy speakership in a Meet … Read more