Quick Glance: US General Milley Criticizes Trump Upon Retirement
- US General Mark Milley retires after a four-year tenure.
- Milley emphasizes that US troops take an oath to the Constitution and not to a 'wannabe dictator'.
- Milley made the statement during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall near Washington.
- Milley handed over command to General Charles Q. Austin.
Quick Glance: Trump found liable for fraud in New York civil lawsuit
- The court determined that the documents presented here contain fraudulent valuations that the defendants used in their business.
- Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Mr. Trump last September, accusing him, his two adult sons, and the Trump Organization of lying about his net worth and asset values between 2011 and 2021.
- Mr. Trump previously denied any wrongdoing and dismissed the New York case as another politically motivated "witch hunt" brought by a biased prosecutor.
- As part of the Tuesday decision, the Trump Organization was instructed to cancel its business licenses in New York and propose independent monitors within 10 days to oversee the process.
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Quick Glance: Trump urges RNC to fight election interference and Pennsylvania scam instead of hosting debates
- Trump calls on the RNC to stop hosting debates and focus on combating 'election interference and the Pennsylvania voter registration scam.'
- The debates should be ended as they are detrimental to the Republican Party!
- Trump referred to Chris Christie as a disaster and a Trump-obsessed lunatic.
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Quick Glance: Trump fails to delay New York civil fraud trial
- Trump and his adult children will be called as witnesses.
- Judge Engoron ruled that Trump is liable for business fraud.
- The Trump Organization is accused of inflating the value of their properties.
- Trump's legal team attempted to delay the case.
Quick Glance: Judge denies 'fake electors' attempts to move cases to federal court
- Judge denies 'fake electors' attempts to move cases to federal court.
- Judge Jones denies defendants' requests to move their cases.
- Judge Jones rules that 'fake electors' were not federal officials.
- Judge denies defendants' argument of acting under the direction of other federal officers.
Quick Glance: First co-defendant pleads guilty in Trump Georgia case
- A co-defendant in an extensive case of election interference in Georgia, involving former President Trump, has admitted guilt and become the first to do so in the case.
- Scott Hall, the owner of a bail bond business, has acknowledged five charges of conspiracy to deliberately interfere with election duties.
- While on probation, he is also barred from engaging in 'polling activities,' and is required to write an apology letter to Georgia citizens and provide truthful testimony in future proceedings.
- The other 18 defendants, including Trump, have entered not guilty pleas.
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Quick Glance: Biden warns: Trump's movement threatens American democracy
- President Joe Biden issues a strong warning about ongoing existential threats to US democracy in a significant address on Thursday.
- Biden sharpens the central argument for a potential rematch with Donald Trump and urges voters to prioritize the health of American institutions.
- Many senior Democrats believe that once voters see the 2024 election as a contest between Biden and Trump, the significance will be clearer and the current president's standing will improve.
- Make no mistake: Donald Trump and his MAGA Republicans are determined to destroy American democracy.
Quick Glance: Biden warns: 'MAGA' movement threatens American democracy
- President Biden warns of the threat to American democracy posed by Trump and the 'MAGA' movement.
- Biden highlights the distinction between himself and his likely opponent in the 2024 elections.
- The president emphasizes the importance of the Constitution as the defining feature of democracy.
- Biden acknowledges that the Republican Party is influenced by extreme 'MAGA' Republicans.
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Quick Glance: Elon Musk criticizes German politics
- Criticism of German support for Mediterranean sea rescue
- Criticism of German migration policy
- Criticism of German ships bringing refugees to Italy
- Increasing comments on political issues
Quick Glance: The 'Taylor Swift Effect' Boosts Football Spending
- The connection between Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce has fans excited for the Kansas City Chiefs vs New York Jets game.
- Swift's appearance in Kansas City has led to a surge in Jets ticket sales.
- Official NFL e-commerce partner Fanatics saw a nearly 400% increase in sales of Travis Kelce jerseys.
Quick Glance: GM and Ford CEOs Clash with UAW as Union Expands Strikes
- GM and Ford CEOs criticize United Auto Workers (UAW) as the union escalates the strike.
- UAW chief Shawn Fain responds by expanding the strike against the Detroit Three.
- Fain orders walk-offs at Ford's Chicago assembly plant and GM's Lansing, Michigan, assembly plant.
- Ford is reconsidering the size and scope of the $3.5 billion Marshall battery plant due to uncertainty over labor costs.
Quick Glance: Republicans initiate Biden impeachment inquiry over son's business dealings
- Republicans hold first hearing on impeachment inquiry, revealing foreign payments to Biden family members but no evidence of personal benefit to the president.
- Hearing reviews Republican evidence of Hunter Biden's foreign business ventures, alleging that Biden's family sold access.
- Biden accused of lying about family's business dealings and failing to separate them from his official duties.
- Republicans claim Biden and his family profited from policies pursued during Obama administration.
Quick Glance: Judge Chutkan denies Trump's request for her recusal in Jan. 6 case
- Judge Tanya Chutkan denied former President Trump's motion to recuse herself from overseeing his prosecution on charges related to his efforts to stay in power after losing the 2020 election.
- "Recusal motions can be wrongfully deployed as a form of "judge shopping,"" Chutkan wrote.
- Chutkan also noted she had never made any comments on Trump's culpability - his own attorneys had drawn that conclusion.
- Chutkan's decision comes after a September 11 request from Trump asking her to step aside from the case, citing comments she had made during the sentencing hearings of two defendants from January 6.
Quick Glance: Donald Trump held accountable for fraud in New York civil case
- Engoron also ordered the cancellation of certificates that allowed some of Trump's businesses, including the Trump Organization, to operate in New York, and appointed a receiver to manage the businesses' dissolution.
- The judge described how Trump, his adult sons Donald Jr. and Eric, the Trump Organization, and other defendants fabricated valuations and inflated Trump's net worth to meet their business needs.
- Christopher Kise, a lawyer representing Trump, stated, 'Today's scandalous decision is completely detached from the facts and the applicable law.'
- James expressed anticipation in presenting the remaining aspects of her case in court.
Quick Glance: Robert Kennedy Jr. to Run as Independent in 2024 Elections
- Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announces he will run as an independent instead of challenging President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination.
- His decision could complicate the 2024 elections.
- Kennedy criticizes corruption in both parties and plans a major announcement in Philadelphia.
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Quick Glance: Trump Faces Fraud Charges: New York Judge Holds Him Accountable
- Former US President Donald Trump suffered a major legal defeat.
- Judge Arthur Engoron ruled that Trump and his company can be held liable for fraud.
- Trump manipulated the value of his Trump Organization for years, committing fraud.
- Trump is accused of inflating his wealth by up to $3.6 billion to obtain loans more easily.
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Quick Glance: Trump's Threats to Milley: Vengeance in Second Term?
- Former President Trump's violent rhetoric toward Gen. Mark Milley raises fears of seeking revenge in a second term.
- The threat came after Milley warned of vengeance if Trump wins the presidency in 2024.
- The threats have a chilling effect on public actors' ability to do their jobs for a functional democracy.
- Last week's death threat is related to reports of Milley reassuring Chinese officials about no threat from Trump's administration.
Quick Glance: Charges Filed for Leaking Donald Trump's Tax Returns
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- Prosecutors allege that Charles Littlejohn, an IRS contractor, stole the information and passed it on to a news organization.
- The New York Times and ProPublica received information about Mr. Trump's tax returns.
- ProPublica and The New York Times have not commented on the allegations.
Quick Glance: US Government Faces Shutdown as Republicans Reject Funding Bill
- Hardline Republicans in the House reject bill to fund government temporarily
- Shutdown expected to begin on Sunday
- Measure to extend funding by 30 days defeated
- 21 hardline House Republicans side with Democrats to defeat the bill
Quick Glance: Biden and Trump compete for the favor of workers in Michigan
- President Biden and former President Trump emphasize the importance of the working class in Michigan.
- Trump won the battleground states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania in 2016, which Biden reclaimed in 2020.
- Biden won the union vote in Michigan with 62% in 2020.
- In 2012, Obama won nonwhite working-class voters by a large margin.
Quick Glance: No Elections in Burkina Faso Before Safety is Ensured
- Burkina Faso's junta leader Ibrahim Traore states that elections will only take place when the country is safe.
- Ibrahim Traore, Burkina Faso's interim President, attends a meeting at the Russia-Africa summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Quick Glance: Trump Family Claims Mar-A-Lago Worth Over $1 Billion Despite Judge's Criticism. Here's the Real Value.
- Former president criticizes Judge Arthur Engoron, calling him 'unhinged' and a 'political hack judge' on Truth Social. Mar-A-Lago is praised as 'the most spectacular parcel of real estate in Palm Beach, and perhaps all of Florida,' arguing it is worth 'perhaps, 100 times more than he values it.'
- Eric Trump also decries the ruling, speculating the property is 'worth over a billion dollars, making it arguably the most valuable residential property in the country,' while Don Jr. writes, 'If Mar-A-Lago is worth $18 million.'
- Engoron's determination that Trump inflated the value of the estate cites an appraisal by the Palm Beach County Assessor, finding the market value between $18 million and $27.6 million.
- Forbes estimated the property is worth $325 million, after reviewing its financial history and consulting eight real estate experts.
Quick Glance: Kari Lake to Launch Campaign for Contested U.S. Seat in Arizona
- Republican Kari Lake, an ally of Trump and election denier, will soon announce her campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by Kyrsten Sinema.
- The Arizona race is a key target for Republicans aiming to regain the Senate majority.
- Lake will compete against Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb in the Republican primary.
- Other potential Republican candidates have held off from entering the race while Lake considered her plans.
Quick Glance: North Texas federal employees prepare for upcoming government shutdown
- Federal employees in North Texas seeking assistance from local food banks and community centers.
- A shutdown is unnecessary and avoidable, hopefully it doesn't happen.
- Sen. Patty Murray blocked the proposal but argued for continued pay for all federal workers.
- Ted Cruz would pause his paychecks in the event of a shutdown.
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Quick Glance: Nikki Haley: Republican Presidential Contender in 2024?
- Haley, 51, is a respected conservative in the Republican Party who can credibly address questions about gender and race.
- She held leadership positions in various business organizations before winning a seat in the South Carolina state legislature in 2004.
- Elected governor of South Carolina, she was the first woman to hold that position in the southern part of the country and the second person of Indian descent to serve as a governor in the United States.
- She also appointed Tim Scott, a current competitor in the Republican presidential primary, to the U.S. Senate in 2012.
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