Biggs, a former leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, is among the first House Republicans to openly criticize McCarthy over his remarks about Trump and the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.
Author: Felicia Sonmez
McCarthy dodges questions about audio, Trump and Jan. 6
A report said that McCarthy told fellow Republicans that he would call Trump and ask him to resign following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Greene, in text to Meadows, raised topic of martial law to keep Trump in power
News of the text messages, which was first reported by CNN, comes days after Greene testified in a separate case that she could not recall whether she had advocated for martial law at the time.
McCarthy disputes report he was ready to push Trump to resign after Jan. 6
The New York Times reported Thursday that GOP leaders had told fellow Republicans that they believed Trump was responsible for inciting the insurrection and would personally urge him to resign.
Clinton asks judge to dismiss Trump’s lawsuit over 2016 election
“Whatever the utility of Plaintiff’s Complaint as a fundraising tool, a press release, or a list of political grievances, it has no merit as a lawsuit,” attorneys for Clinton wrote Wednesday.
Florida Senate approves congressional map proposed by DeSantis, sending it to House
Under the new map, Republicans would probably represent 20 districts while Democrats would represent eight.
Scandal-plagued ex-EPA chief Scott Pruitt to run for Senate in Oklahoma
During his time leading the EPA, Pruitt faced questions about taxpayer-funded first-class travel and the installation of a $43,000 soundproof phone booth in his office.
Iowa Supreme Court rules Democrat Abby Finkenauer can be on Senate primary ballot
Finkenauer, who served one term in Congress, is a top Democratic recruit in the race against longtime Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa).
House passes bill decriminalizing marijuana; Senate fortunes unclear
The move comes as an increasing number of states have passed decriminalization laws.
Pelosi says Ginni Thomas texts show need for Supreme Court ethics code
“If your wife is an admitted and proud contributor to a coup of our country, maybe you should weigh that in your ethical standards,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told reporters Thursday.