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California judge orders release of footage of Pelosi attack

Jan. 25, 2023 21:08 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Footage of the attack on former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband will be released to the public after a judge on Wednesday denied prosecutors' request to keep it secret. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Stephen M. Murphy ruled there was no...

Judge convicts Capitol rioter who yelled Pelosi threats

Jan. 24, 2023 16:47 PM EST

A federal judge on Tuesday convicted a Pennsylvania restaurant owner of storming the U.S. Capitol, where she screamed at police officers to bring out then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi so the pro-Trump mob could hang her. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden decided the case against...

Man who propped feet on Pelosi desk guilty in Jan. 6 case

Jan. 23, 2023 13:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Arkansas man who propped his feet up on a desk in then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the U.S. Capitol riot was convicted on Monday of joining a mob's attack on the building two years ago. A jury deliberated for approximately two hours before...

The AP Interview: Envoy says Taiwan learns from Ukraine war

Jan. 20, 2023 21:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan has learned important lessons from Ukraine’s war that would help it deter any attack by China or defend itself if invaded, the self-ruled island's top envoy to the U.S. said in an interview Friday with The Associated Press. Among the lessons: Do more to...

Kansas man convicted of threatening to kill congressman

Jan. 19, 2023 22:15 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal court jury convicted a Kansas man who insisted that a death threat he made against U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner was a message from God, amid what authorities have said is a sharp rise in threats against members of Congress and their families. Jurors found...

Propping feet on Pelosi desk was mistake, man testifies

Jan. 19, 2023 18:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Arkansas man testified Thursday that he was “going with the flow” when he propped up his feet on a desk in then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office, posing for photographs that made him one of the most memorable figures from the U.S. Capitol riot two years ago. ...

Jury deliberates; man says threat to lawmaker was from God

Jan. 19, 2023 17:07 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A jury began deliberating Thursday in the federal criminal case of a man who told them that a death threat he made against U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner came from God, prompted by the Kansas Republican ignoring concerns about sorcery, wizards, extraterrestrials and a war for...

House GOP rewards hard-liners, Santos with committee seats

Jan. 19, 2023 16:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most far-right House Republicans, early opponents of Speaker Kevin McCarthy and even embattled new Rep. George Santos all are in line for coveted committee assignments. Some are set to serve on the high-profile oversight committee investigating President Joe Biden’s...

Defendant cross-examines Kansas congressman he threatened

Jan. 18, 2023 18:48 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man on trial for threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner cross-examined the Kansas Republican on Wednesday in federal court, with the congressman rejecting the defendant's suggestions that he was conveying a message from God. LaTurner was the last...

New Mexico shootings follow two years of election assaults

Jan. 18, 2023 17:14 PM EST

Two years since the attack on the U.S. Capitol, a series of drive-by shootings targeting Democrats in New Mexico is a violent reminder that the false claims about a stolen election persist in posing a danger to public officials and the country’s democratic institutions. While no...