Former President Donald Trump returned to Iowa, his first visit to the Hawkeye State since the 2020 presidential election, holding a campaign-style rally where he launched a multifront attack on his predecessor President Biden and Democrats, but stopped short in making any announcement regarding a 2024 re-election presidency bid.
A group of nine Republican senators led by Ted Cruz (R-TX) late Wednesday is calling on Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) to open an investigation into the “cover-up” into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s growing nursing home death scandal and wants to start scheduling hearings right away.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and a handful of Republican slate of electors from Arizona filed a federal suit in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas on Sunday, suing Vice President Mike Pence’s in a long-shot bid to throw out the rules that govern Congress’ counting of electoral votes on Jan. 6.
At least five Republican senators will not attend the Republican National Convention next month in Jacksonville, Florida, citing their own reelection campaign, concerns about Florida latest surge in coronavirus cases, or personal reasons for making other plans in late August.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to President Trump on Monday, demanding the president to provide a “detailed and substantial justification” for abruptly firing the State Department Inspector General.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrived in the U.S. Senate Thursday afternoon to prepare for his role presiding over the impeachment trial of President Trump and swore in the oath to senators. “Senators, I attend the Senate in conformity with your notice for the purpose of joining with you for the trial of the president of the United States,” Roberts said before being administered the oath to preside over the trial. “I am now prepared to take the oath.”