Tennessee radio host doubted and mocked vaccines - now he has Covid
A conservative radio host in Tennessee who urged listeners not to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has changed track and called on listeners to get the shot, after contracting the virus and ending up in hospital in "very serious condition".
The Significance of Tom Barrack's Obstruction and False Statements Charges | emptywheel
I want to expand on something I said in this post about Tom Barrack's charges: the obstruction and false statements charges against Trump's big fundraiser make this case much more solid than many in the press (usually the same people claiming it's a FARA case) are suggesting.
Senator wants social media companies held liable for spreading anti-vax lies | IT PRO
A high-profile senator is launching an effort to hold social media companies like Facebook accountable for publishing misinformation about vaccines and other public health crises.
Legal Brief From Mississippi AG Calls for Supreme Court to Undo Abortion Rights
The state of Mississippi, in an upcoming legal battle over a restrictive abortion law it passed just a few years ago, is formally asking the United States Supreme Court to overturn its ruling in , the 1973 decision that protected the right to access abortion services across the entirety of the country.
Pelosi Pledges to Move Forward on Jan 6 Commission, With or Without GOP Support
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that the commission set to investigate what led up to the attack on the United States Capitol building on January 6 would move forward, with or without the cooperation of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Newly Released Trump Audio Shows He Viewed Capitol Attackers as "Loving Crowd"
Former President Donald Trump described the mob of his loyalists who attacked the Capitol building in January as a "loving crowd" during an interview with authors of a book examining his final year in office.
Texas Senate advances bill to restrict how race, nation's history is taught in schools
SB3, which passed the Republican-led chamber in a 18-4 vote last week, now remains stalled in the state House after that chamber's Democrats broke quorum and went to Washington, DC, to block action on a separate restrictive voting law.
Trump-'obsessed' Republicans won't derail Jan. 6 Capitol probe, Pelosi vows
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted Thursday that she will not let the GOP 's obsession with former President Donald Trump get in the way of the Jan. 6 select committee investigation into the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Trump Properties Draw Far Less Campaign Spending in 2021 From PACs
The number of federal political committees that have spent money in the first half of 2021 at Trump Organization properties has dropped dramatically from the same period two years ago, Federal Election Commission filings show.