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Editorial Roundup: United States

Sep. 28, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 26 The Washington Post on congressional stock-trading It is a long-running scandal that members of Congress are allowed to trade individual stocks. They have access to privileged...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Sep. 27, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. September 21, 2022. Editorial: Roy Blunt, the nation needs your help to prevent the next Jan. 6 before it happens On Jan. 6, 2021, insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol, some members of Congress and then-President Donald Trump tried to overturn a free...

Bills would curtail objections at future Jan. 6 vote counts

Sep. 26, 2022 08:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress have officially objected to the results in four of the last six presidential elections, a partisan practice that has been legal for over a century but became much more fraught after a violent mob of then-President Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the U.S....

House passes election law overhaul in response to Jan. 6

Sep. 21, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed legislation to overhaul the rules for certifying the results of a presidential election as lawmakers accelerate their response to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection and Donald Trump’s failed attempt to remain in power. The bill, which is similar...

What's in the House, Senate bills overhauling Jan. 6 count

Sep. 21, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The central idea behind House and Senate bills to reform an arcane federal election law is simple: Congress should not decide presidential elections. The bills are a direct response to the Jan. 6 insurrection and former President Donald Trump’s efforts to find...

Congress eyes strongest response yet to Jan. 6 attack

Sep. 20, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are voting this week on changes to a 19th century law for certifying presidential elections, their strongest legislative response yet to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat. ...

Grand jury probing Trump leadership PAC, reports say

Sep. 08, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is reportedly seeking information about Donald Trump's Save America leadership PAC as investigations into the former president continue to expand. ABC News first reported Thursday that subpoenas issued in recent weeks have asked recipients...

Former White House aides to testify at next Jan. 6 hearing

Jul. 18, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former White House aides are expected to testify at the House Jan. 6 committee's prime-time hearing Thursday as the panel examines what Donald Trump was doing as his supporters broke into the Capitol, according to a person familiar with the plans. Matthew...

Panel: Hearing to show Trump's Jan. 6 'dereliction of duty'

Jul. 17, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee’s prime-time hearing Thursday will offer the most compelling evidence yet of then-President Donald Trump’s “dereliction of duty” on the day of the Jan. 6 insurrection, with new witnesses detailing his failure to stem an angry mob storming the Capitol,...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 16, 2022 08:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif.; White House COVID-19 response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of the British Open. __ ...