Joe Manchin says Republicans in ‘normal times’ would support energy and health care bill

Washington CNN — Democratic Senator Joe Manchin argued on Sunday that Republicans would “normally” support a energy and health bill he recently negotiated with his party leaders, saying the main bill addresses key areas the GOP has long championed. “I think it’s a great bill and normally my fellow Republicans would be for something like … Read more

Blinken says he had a “frank” discussion with Russia’s foreign minister during a meeting with Russian foreign minister Lavrov on Friday

Washington CNN — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday for the first time since Moscow has launched its war in Ukraine end of February. In what the top US diplomat described as “a frank and direct conversation”, Blinken said he “pressed the Kremlin to accept the … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Prosecutors brace for court battle to force former White House officials to testify about Trump’s January 6 conversations

Washington CNN — Justice Department prosecutors are preparing to fight in court to force former White House officials to testify about the conversations and actions of then-President Donald Trump. January 6according to knowledgeable people. At issue are claims of executive privilege that prosecutors expect the former president to make in order to shield certain information … Read more

Biden ‘feels great’ and returns to work in person after testing negative for Covid-19 and leaving isolation

CNN — President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he was “feeling fine” and was back to work in person after self-isolating at the White House and recovering from what was described as a mild case. of Covid-19. The president, addressing the nation from the rose garden, credited the vaccines, boosters and antiviral treatment Paxlovid he … Read more

Jan. 6: Grand jury testimony from Pence aides brings Justice Department investigation to Trump White House

CNN — The decision of the Ministry of Justice to bring two senior aides to the former vice president Mike Pence before a federal grand jury is the most aggressive public action taken to date by prosecutors investigating conspiracies to overturn the 2020 election. It signals that the Department’s investigation has reached inside former President … Read more

The Biden administration is working behind the scenes to convince Pelosi of the risks of traveling to Taiwan

CNN — National security officials are working quietly to win over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi the risks of his possible trip to Taiwan could pose for a very sensitive moment between the autonomous island and China. Sources familiar with the speaker’s plans say she plans to visit in the coming weeks as part of a … Read more

Indiana Legislature Calls Special Session To Consider Abortion Ban

CNN — Indiana lawmakers met again on Monday to consider more restrictions on abortion, the first state to hold a special session in a bid to potentially restrict abortion rights from the Supreme Court quashed Roe v. Wade last month. A special committee of the Indiana General Assembly met for more than four hours Monday … Read more

Federal judge to reject Rep. Jody Hice’s challenge to Georgia prosecutor’s subpoena in Trump election probe

CNN — A federal judge in Atlanta said Monday she would deny Republicans Representative Jody Hice’s request to quash a subpoena to appear before a special grand jury investigating efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to nullify Georgia’s 2020 presidential election. U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May, an appointee of former President … Read more