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Fox Host Cites Nixon on Trump Docs, Asks: 'Is That Not Truly the Standard?'

Monday  15:01,   15 august 2022

"When the president does it, that means that it is not illegal," former President Richard Nixon infamously said.The FBI, with the approval of Attorney General Merrick Garland, carried out a search warrant at Trump's Mar-a-Lago home on August 8,... >>>

A year after fall of Kabul, Afghan evacuees face uncertainty in U.S.

Monday  15:01,   15 august 2022

Tens of thousands of Afghans have made new homes in the U.S. in the year since the fall of Kabul, after a harrowing evacuation from the Middle East and a months-long resettlement process. But Congress hasn’t acted on legislative proposals to provide >>>

The Liberal Fantasy of Liz Cheney 2024

Monday  14:41,   15 august 2022

Liz Cheney may still have a future in GOP politics. But it's hard to see it including a successful run for president in 2024.Sometimes, liberals are even better than their conservative counterparts at harboring alternative facts. Call it the... >>>

Juan Williams: The GOP’s sad embrace of Christian nationalism

Monday  14:01,   15 august 2022

Look at these quotes with alarm. “We need to be the party of nationalism and I’m a Christian, and I say it proudly, we should be Christian nationalists.” That is Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) calling for today’s GOP to insist its members be... >>>

With new Alaska ballot, Murkowski may survive Trump’s wrath in primary

Monday  14:01,   15 august 2022

Alaska voters will make pivotal picks Tuesday, including a new House member to finish out the late Rep. Don Young’s term. In the state’s first test of ranked-choice balloting for congressional elections, the contest is likely between two... >>>

Fox News looms large as 2024 GOP primary approaches

Monday  14:01,   15 august 2022

The 2024 GOP presidential primary will run through Fox News, and Republicans are already eyeing strategies on how to get on the network and reach its audience. It’s a Fox primary of sorts, with Republicans hoping to get favorable airtime and... >>>

House Democrats want "damage assessment" on classified docs recovered from Trump

Monday  14:01,   15 august 2022

Reps. Adam Schiff and Carolyn Maloney request "classified briefing" on documents Trump stashed at Mar-a-Lago U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) listens during the third hearing by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S.... >>>

Hollywood stars draw spotlight, and criticism, with Ukraine visits

Monday  14:01,   15 august 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has relied on a steady stream of visiting Hollywood stars to keep the world’s focus on his country’s war with Russia, now nearly six months in. But some critics are questioning whether celebrities should have a >>>

Sam Donaldson Compares Trump Raid to Al Capone's Downfall

Monday  13:00,   15 august 2022

In 1931, the notorious gangster was brought to justice not for his heinous crimes, but for evading taxes.Al Capone, who ruled over an empire of gambling, prostitution, bribery, drug trafficking and robbery in Chicago during the 1920s and early... >>>

Protesters pack hotel ahead of Trump's first DC speech since leaving office

Monday  12:21,   15 august 2022

Protesters against Donald Trump descended on a Washington, D.C., hotel on Tuesday to voice their disapproval as the former president returned to the nation's capital for the first time since leaving office. The Marriott Marquis hotel is hosting... >>>

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Bold PAC backs Nevada’s bid to host first Democratic presidential primary

Monday  12:11,   15 august 2022

The campaign wing of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) backed Nevada last week in its bid to host the first-in-the-nation Democratic presidential primary in 2024. If the application now before the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is... >>>

Biden Is Officially COVID-Free

Monday  12:11,   15 august 2022

The president will soon be putting remote work in the rearview mirror.Dr. Kevin O’Connor, the president’s physician, wrote in a letter released today that Biden tested Tuesday evening and this morning and that his symptoms are “almost completely... >>>

What to watch: Cheney in trouble while Palin eyes comeback

Monday  09:21,   15 august 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elections in Wyoming and Alaska on Tuesday could relaunch the political career of a former Republican star and effectively end the career of another — at least for now. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney is the vice chair of a U.S. House... >>>

AP-NORC poll: Many in US doubt their own impact on climate

Monday  09:21,   15 august 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are less concerned now about how climate change might impact them personally — and about how their personal choices affect the climate — than they were three years ago, a new poll shows, even as a wide majority still... >>>

Ron Johnson 'not overly concerned' about top secret information being leaked from classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago

Monday  09:20,   15 august 2022

He said he thought Mar-a-Lago was a "pretty safe place," adding that he was "not overly concerned" if classified documents were kept there.My visits there as a White House reporter for Politico more than five years ago came during the earliest days... >>>