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Ivanka Trump was deposed Tuesday in DC attorney general’s inauguration lawsuit

Ivanka Trump was deposed Tuesday in DC attorney general’s inauguration lawsuit

Ivanka Trump, the President’s daughter and adviser, sat for a deposition Tuesday with investigators from the Washington, DC, attorney general’s office as part of its lawsuit alleging the misuse of inaugural funds, according to a court filing. In January, the DC attorney general’s office sued the Trump Organization and Presidential Inaugural Committee alleging they abused…MORE

Expect a ‘flurry’ of pardons before Trump leaves office, source says

Expect a ‘flurry’ of pardons before Trump leaves office, source says

The public should expect a “flurry” of pardons before President Donald Trump leaves office, a source close to the White House says, as has happened at the end of previous administrations. This source, familiar with discussions on the matter, told CNN some of the President’s advisers believe that it would be perfectly fine for Trump…MORE

White House press secretary’s husband attends briefing without a mask

White House press secretary’s husband attends briefing without a mask

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s husband Sean Gilmartin attended a press briefing at the White House Wednesday afternoon without a mask and ignored a request from a journalist to put one on. As McEnany briefed reporters, Gilmartin stood at the back of the room and can be seen in video without a mask throughout…MORE

Dianne Feinstein says she backs Padilla to replace Harris in Senate

Dianne Feinstein says she backs Padilla to replace Harris in Senate

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she backs California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Kamala Harris’ US Senate seat when she is sworn in as vice president in January. “My sense is that he’s going to represent California very well,” Feinstein, the senior senator from California, said on Capitol Hill, adding that he will…MORE

Federal appeals court rules against the Trump administration’s public charge rule

Federal appeals court rules against the Trump administration’s public charge rule

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled against the Trump administration’s controversial “public charge” rule that critics say has a chilling effect on immigrants who may need to seek medical assistance, marking the latest blow against the regulation. The rule makes it more difficult for immigrants to obtain legal status if they use…MORE

Fact-checking claims signature audits in Georgia would uncover fraud

Fact-checking claims signature audits in Georgia would uncover fraud

President Donald Trump has repeatedly insisted the election results in Georgia were rigged while state election officials maintain there’s no evidence of widespread fraud. In an effort to promote the falsehoods, Trump and his allies have continued to call for a signature audit of the absentee ballot envelopes in Georgia, while making false or misleading…MORE

The seven most important relationships Biden will have on Capitol Hill

The seven most important relationships Biden will have on Capitol Hill

Most Republicans in Congress still haven’t called to congratulate Joe Biden for winning the election, let alone refer to him as President-elect — which makes Mitt Romney all the more of an outlier. He was the first GOP senator to congratulate Biden when he was declared the victor. That’s a reflection of Romney’s moderate background,…MORE

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