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Georgia Probe Of Trump’s Demand To ‘Find’ Him Votes Expands: Now Weighing Racketeering Issues

The Georgia probe into Donald Trump’s bombshell demand that a state official “find” him more votes after the 2020 presidential election is now ramping up, and could expand into consideration of racketeering charges over various GOP attempts to upend the vote. As many as 50 witnesses are expected to be called before a special grand …

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Defiant Kevin McCarthy Challenges Subpoena Authority Of Jan. 6 committees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy is making it clear that he will likely defy a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, escalating a standoff with the panel over his and other GOP lawmakers ‘testimony. In an 11-page letter to the panel Friday, an attorney for McCarthy argued …

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‘This is no time to be on the sidelines,’ Biden tells University of Delaware graduates

Senator Tom Carper (left) and President Joe Biden share a laugh at the start of the University of Delaware’s 2022 Commencement at Delaware Stadium, Saturday, May 28, 2022. Biden’s sister, Valerie Biden Owens, sits behind them. NEWARK, Del. — On a Sunday afternoon in June 1965, research scientist Caryl Haskins addressed 1,038 University of Delaware …

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Joe Biden addresses shootings in Buffalo and Texas during commencement speech

President Joe Biden called on Americans to “stand stronger” to make the nation safer while addressing the mass shootings in New York and Texas that killed 31 people combined. Biden made the remarks Saturday morning during a commencement speech at his alma mater, the University of Delaware. The president said he thought there was finally …

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In Uvalde, Biden will walk into a mix of grief, anger, political attacks and broken hearts

UVALDE, Texas – Again, for the second time in just two weeks, President Joe Biden will be the nation’s comforter-in-chief. But in Uvalde, Texas, where a teenage gunman slaughtered 19 children and two teachers on Tuesday, he will walk into a town not just in mourning, but a conservative area where many have already been …

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Uvalde shooting pushes gun control to the fore in Texas governor’s race

The debate over gun control is taking center stage in the Texas governor’s race after 21 people, 19 children and two adults, were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde earlier this week. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke made headlines on Wednesday when he confronted Gov. Greg Abbott (R) at a …

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Biden tells Delaware grads to step up, ‘now it’s your hour’

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden told graduates Saturday at his alma mater, the University of Delaware, that “now it’s your hour,” as he encouraged young people in the United States to help the country live up to its ideals. Speaking to more than 6,000 graduates, and with the nation mourning victims of two …

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After El Paso Shooting, Trump Pushed Again on Gun Control. His Aides Talked Him Out of It.

President Donald Trump leads a conversation on firearm safety at the White House in Washington, Feb. 28, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times) One of the most extraordinary moments of Donald Trump’s presidency was an hourlong meeting with US senators in the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, in which he forcefully argued …

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