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Joe Biden may have ‘personally raised’ idea to investigate Michael Flynn (NY Post)
Former Vice President Joe Biden appears to have “personally raised the idea” of investigating Michael Flynn for potentially having violated the obscure Logan Act during his phone calls with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, according to newly filed court papers Wednesday.
The previously sealed document also says that former President Barack Obama told top members of his administration that “the right people” should investigate Flynn. [Read More]
A young North Carolina Republican has defeated President Trump’s pick to replace his White House chief of staff in the House.
Madison Cawthorn, 24, won Tuesday’s GOP primary run-off to contest North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District in November. Winning the Western North Carolina district, heavily gerrymandered since 2013, would make Cawthorn the first 25-year-old to be seated in the House since the mid-1970s, though the real estate investor won’t reach that constitutionally mandated age until his birthday on Aug. 1.
The minimum age to be a House member is 25, under the Constitution. [Read More]
Remember the furor in 2011 when Republican governors tried to reform collective bargaining for government workers? Well, what do you know, suddenly Democrats say public-union labor agreements are frustrating police reform. We’re delighted to hear it—if they’re serious. [Read More]
Nearly 6 in 10 Americans said in a new poll that they believe news organizations “do not understand people like them.”
The findings from the non-partisan Pew Research survey released Thursday include similar results across racial lines, with 58 percent of Blacks, 55 percent of Hispanics and 61 percent of whites agreeing with the statement. [Read More]
CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo is facing intense backlash for showering his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with praise and admitting to his viewers that he is “not objective.”
The series of interviews between the low-rated “Cuomo Prime Time” host and the Democratic leader of New York has long been seen as a major conflict of interest throughout the coronavirus outbreak, especially over the past several weeks as scrutiny over the governor’s handling of nursing homes in his state intensified. [Read More]