Trump Attacked His Own Security Detail on Jan. 6, Top White House Aide Testifies

Former President Donald Trump allegedly physically assaulted a Secret Service officer on Jan. 6 2021, when the president’s security detail refused to drive him to the Capitol to be with his supporters who planned to block the congressional certification of Joe Biden’s election victory, a former top White House aide told the House committee investigating…

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Public Opinion About Gender Identity Is Increasingly Complex

Most Americans are in favor of policies that protect people who identify as transgender from discrimination. Most Americans also believe that trans individuals should be allowed to use the bathroom that reflects their gender identity. But a growing majority of Americans believe that whether a person is a man or woman is determined by the…

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Who is Cassidy Hutchinson, the Jan. 6 Committee’s Latest Witness?

(Washington) — The House panel investigating the Capitol insurrection will hear testimony Tuesday from Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide in Donald Trump’s White House who is a vital witness in the sweeping investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021 attack, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Hutchinson, a special assistant and aide…

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G-7 Launches Climate Club to Try and Avoid Green Trade Wars

Leaders of the world’s most advanced economies have agreed to start a Climate Club where members agree on joint rules and standards in the fight against global warming with the hope that it will avoid spats over green tariffs. The Group of Seven nations reached a deal on the issue at a three-day summit in…

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Democrats Want Biden to Do More on Abortion, But He Faces Tricky Legal Challenges

Three days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Republican-controlled states are moving fast to outlaw abortion, and frustration is growing among Democrats in Congress that the Biden administration isn’t acting boldly enough to meet the moment. “I want President Biden to do absolutely everything in his power to protect access to abortion in…

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What Abortion Safe Haven States Can Do

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24th triggered immediate bans on abortion in several states, which had put in place laws primed to shutter abortion clinics within their borders in anticipation of the ruling. The new law of the land, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, gives each state the…

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Abortion Is About to Dominate American Politics Like Never Before

In overruling Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court held that women no longer have a constitutional right to abortion. In Dobb’s v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Court ruled that the issue of abortion is left entirely to the political process. What will this mean? At first glance, this restores the law to what it…

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