The federal indictment of former President Donald Trump, who is the frontrunner for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, raises the unprecedented prospect of Mr. Trump trying to pardon himself if he’s reelected.
Author: Dave Boyer
Hutchinson calls on Trump to quit GOP presidential race over indictment
Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson became the first Republican presidential candidate to call on former President Donald Trump to quit the race Thursday over his federal indictment on charges of mishandling classified documents.
PGA-Saudi golf merger under review as 9/11 families challenge deal
The Justice Department and European antitrust enforcers will review the surprise merger between the PGA Tour and Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf amid complaints by 9/11 families that the Saudis are “sportswashing” their links to terrorism.
CNN CEO Licht is leaving after a brief, stormy tenure at network
CNN’s embattled CEO, Chris Licht, is leaving the cable network after 13 months on the job, the network confirmed Wednesday.
DeSantis suspends mayor in Florida from office after arrest on illegal-vote charges
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended North Miami Beach Mayor Anthony DeFillipo II on Monday after the mayor was arrested on felony charges related to voting irregularities.
N.H. Gov. Sununu won’t run for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said Monday he won’t seek the GOP’s nomination for president in 2024.
Victims of private plane crash in Virginia include family of GOP donors, NRA official
A major Republican donor and NRA executive said her daughter and her 2-year-old granddaughter were killed along with the girl’s nanny and the pilot of a private Cessna plane that crashed in Virginia and caused responding military jets to create a sonic…
Debt limit deal gives Washington a blank check
The bipartisan deal to raise the nation’s borrowing limit, hailed by both parties, barely moves the needle on pandemic-era government spending nor fixes the causes of runaway growth in the federal budget.
Interruption of children’s choir singing national anthem at U.S. Capitol stokes furor
A children’s choir singing the national anthem at the U.S. Capitol had its performance interrupted by Capitol police who said “demonstrations” are not allowed, according to the choir’s director.
Inspector general asks for more time, money to probe pandemic unemployment fraud
The Labor Department’s inspector general said Tuesday it will soon run out of its infusion of pandemic cash and will have to trim its investigation into the fraudsters who stole tens of billions of dollars from the unemployment benefit system.