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Democrats seek disciplinary investigation for Trump lawyer who called for violence against former election cybersecurity official

Congressional Democrats on Wednesday asked the DC Bar’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel to open an investigation into an attorney for the Trump campaign who had issued a call for violence against a former cybersecurity official who was ousted from his post after he rejected President Donald Trump’s unfounded claims of widespread voter fraud. Democratic Reps.…MORE

Pompeo is hosting holiday parties at the State Department amid coronavirus spikes

Pompeo is hosting holiday parties at the State Department amid coronavirus spikes

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited hundreds of guests to the State Department for holiday receptions in the coming weeks despite warnings from health experts that Americans should avoid large gatherings amid the worsening coronavirus pandemic, according to two State Department officials familiar with the planning. The upcoming events, which will offer refreshments and…MORE

US blocks cotton imports from China region over reported forced-labor abuses

US blocks cotton imports from China region over reported forced-labor abuses

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will block imports of cotton, reportedly produced with forced labor, from China’s western Xinjiang region. US Customs and Border Protection will detain shipments containing cotton and cotton products originating from the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, a major cotton producer in the region, which is home to about…MORE

EPA administrator to quarantine following Covid-19 exposure

EPA administrator to quarantine following Covid-19 exposure

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said in a statement Wednesday that he has been exposed to Covid-19 and will quarantine until he’s “gone through the proper testing protocols.” Wheeler said he is quarantining after consulting with his doctor and “out of an abundance of caution” following a secondary exposure. The statement didn’t say how or where…MORE

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