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McCarthy Threatens Companies That Cooperate With Jan. 6 Investigation

Kevin McCarthy

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy warned tech companies on Tuesday not to cooperate with the House Select Committee’s investigation into the deadly Jan 6 insurrection. The House Select Committee has requested that thirty-five communications companies preserve information relevant to its investigation into the Capitol attack and “efforts to delay or interfere” …

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Former Georgia Prosecutor In Ahmaud Arbery Case Indicted

Ahmaud Arbery

A former Georgia prosecutor was indicted for misconduct after allegedly using her position to protect the men who chased and murdered Ahmaud Arbery. On Thursday, a Glynn County grand jury indicted former Brunswick Judicial District Attorney Jackie Johnson, accusing her of violating her oath of office and obstructing a police …

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20 States Sue Biden Administration Over Transgender Protections

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Twenty Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration to stop the enforcement of what they say is a “regulatory overreach” in federal guidelines that ensure protections for transgender individuals from discrimination at work and in school. The states are being led by Tennessee’s Republican Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III. “This case …

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Liz Cheney Appointed To Vice Chair of House January 6 Committee

Democratic Representative Bennie Thompson announced on Thursday that Republican Representative Liz Cheney would serve as the Vice-Chair of the House Select Committee on January 6. “It’s important to everyone that the Select Committee’s leadership reflect the bipartisan effort we are engaged in, and I’m pleased that Ms. Cheney has agreed to …

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DOJ Issues Guidance To States Ahead of Redistricting

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) is warning states not to attempt to weaken voting power among minority communities ahead of redistricting. The guidance comes as states begin to draw congressional and state legislative districts. “Discriminatory redistricting schemes or election practices threaten that fundamental right and are illegal,” Attorney General Merrick …

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