Quick Glance: Former Reagan officials endorse Pence
- Former Vice President Mike Pence receives endorsement from former Reagan officials.
- Officials urge fellow Republicans to support Pence in the Republican primary.
- Pence is praised for his conservative principles and support for U.S. military might.
- The officials also highlight Pence's belief that every human life is precious and should be protected.
Quick Glance: Whistleblowers seek Texas Supreme Court intervention against Paxton
- At Paxton's impeachment trial, they testified about his alleged illegal use of office to assist a friend and political donor.
- The Texas Senate acquitted Paxton of 16 articles of impeachment.
- In a filing to the Texas Supreme Court, the whistleblowers argue that Paxton has not fulfilled important parts of the settlement agreement.
- They also dispute claims that they initiated the settlement discussions.
More than half of the Democratic caucus has encouraged Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to step down following his ...
Quick Glance: Calls for Bob Menendez's Resignation
- Senator Bob Menendez to make first remarks following indictment
- Democratic senators call for Bob Menendez's resignation
- Many Democratic officials in New Jersey also call for Menendez's resignation
- Democratic Representative Andy Kim to challenge Menendez
Quick Glance: Will Trump's opponents repeat the errors of their initial debate?
- The key question for the second debate may be whether anyone in the field can use Trump's absence to make a stronger case against him and force him to reconsider his strategy of virtually ignoring the field.
- If they are genuinely trying to win the nomination, Trump's rivals have little to show for their deferential posture toward him at that first debate.
- Trump is still campaigning in the early primary states - albeit less frequently than his opponents - with appearances in South Carolina this week and Iowa on Sunday, as reported by CNN.
- At the least, Trump's comments on abortion seem likely to prompt more attacks on him Wednesday than he faced at the first debate.
Quick Glance: Ken Paxton acquitted and returned to office
- Texas Senate acquits Attorney General Ken Paxton of corruption and bribery charges.
- Only two out of 19 Republican Senators voted in favor of conviction.
- Impeachment managers allege that Paul helped Paxton with a home renovation and an extramarital affair.
- Whistleblowers reported Paxton to the FBI after discovering an outside lawyer's involvement and Paul's business dealings.
Quick Glance: Joe Kent Calls for FBI Defunding
- In a recent video, Kent described the FBI as a secret domestic intelligence agency leading us towards authoritarianism.
- He has repeatedly advocated for defunding the agency despite mounting threats from the MAGAsphere.
- Kent falsely claims that the Jan. 6 attack was caused by 'deep state' infiltration.
- The Kent campaign did not comment on whether Kent would work to defund the FBI.
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Quick Glance: Trump wrote to-do lists on classified White House documents: Sources
- A former assistant of Donald Trump revealed that he frequently wrote to-do lists on classified documents from the White House.
- Trump allegedly told her, 'You don't know anything about the boxes,' after learning about the FBI's interest in interviewing her.
- The person identified as 'Trump Employee 2' in the indictment handled Trump's White House-era boxes and provided him with photos of those boxes.
- A representative for the assistant declined to comment.
Quick Glance: Garland to Testify Before Congress, Focus on His Record
- With a few words, President Biden caused turmoil among the leadership of the Justice Department.
- Garland also aimed to reassure the Justice Department staff.
- When Garland assumed the role of attorney general in March 2021, the president's son was already under investigation by Delaware U.S. Attorney David Weiss, a nominee of the previous administration.
- The president and his attorney general rarely make joint public appearances.
Quick Glance: Ray Epps Charged in Capitol Riot Conspiracy Theories
- On January 6, 2021, Mr. Epps was outside the Capitol.
- The following day, he was seen on another video whispering into the ear of a man who charged at police lines during the riot.
- Conspiracy theories circulated online alleging that Mr. Epps was secretly working for the FBI after the riot.
- These theories contributed to the belief, common in right-wing circles but lacking evidence, that government agents instigated the riot.
Quick Glance: Republican Presidential Candidate: Mike Pence Sees China on the Path to an 'Evil Empire'
- Pence calls for increased weapons supply to Taiwan and scaling back of US-China economic relations.
- Pence demands a ban on the Chinese social media app Tiktok.
- Pence advocates for further military aid to Ukraine in the war.
- Survey reveals half of Americans consider China the biggest threat to the US.
Quick Glance: Trump's Desire to Purchase a Glock Raises Legal Questions
- Officials express concerns about violence threats towards the former president.
- Charges could make it illegal to sell him a firearm.
Quick Glance: New Corona vaccine: Adapted to virus variants
- A new vaccine, adapted to current virus variants, is now available in doctor's offices.
- The Stiko recommends that high-risk groups also get vaccinated against influenza at the same time.
- The effectiveness of the new generation of vaccines can only be determined after a large number of people have been vaccinated.
- Children and pregnant women have a low risk and can be vaccinated if desired.
Quick Glance: Ramaswamy responds to rising unfavorability in polls
- Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy pushes back against polls showing his rising unfavorability.
- Ramaswamy claims that people are annoyed by his rise.
- He states that many people believe a 38-year-old is too young to be U.S. president.
- Ramaswamy expresses confidence in winning the election.
Quick Glance: McCarthy Starts Impeachment Inquiry without Budget, Contradicting Past Criticism
- McCarthy called for the inquiry to appease far-right members of the Republican caucus.
- He previously criticized Democrats for prioritizing impeachment over basic government responsibilities.
- McCarthy expressed concern that impeachment has overtaken congressional work and hindered resources for troops.
- He emphasized the potential consequences of lowering the impeachment standard.
Quick Glance: Why the FBI Continues Search for Capitol Rioters
- The investigation into the Capitol riot, the largest in US history, has been complicated by the large number of rioters and volume of electronic evidence collected.
- The FBI has yet to identify 312 Capitol rioters, including 15 captured on camera assaulting police officers or members of the media.
- Some critics believe the FBI's investigation has been too slow.
- Long sentences given to riot leaders may encourage some suspects to cooperate with the FBI in exchange for lighter punishments.
Quick Glance: Alan Williams Abruptly Resigns as Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator
- Williams was absent from the team on Wednesday, September 20, for personal reasons, and Coach Matt Eberflus did not confirm if he still holds his position.
- I appreciate the opportunity to work with the Chicago Bears, a renowned NFL franchise with a prestigious history.
- Williams' resignation comes only two games into his second season with the Bears.
- Coach Matt Eberflus will lead the defense in Williams' absence and is expected to do so when the Bears (0-2) face the Kansas City Chiefs (1-1) on Sunday.
Quick Glance: MGM and Caesars Entertainment Hit by Cyber Attacks
- MGM Resorts is actively working to resolve cybersecurity issues.
- MGM Resorts has confirmed the attack but has not provided any details.
- The company took immediate action to protect its system and data.
- The FBI is investigating the attack and is in contact with the hotel chain.
Quick Glance: 5th Circuit: Biden White House and CDC Likely Violated First Amendment
- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled on Friday that the Biden White House, top government health officials, and the FBI likely violated the First Amendment by influencing tech companies' decisions to remove or suppress posts on the coronavirus and elections.
- The court found that these agencies did not force social media companies to moderate their sites.
- The judges wrote that the White House likely coerced the platforms to make moderation decisions through intimidating messages and threats. They also found that the White House significantly encouraged the platforms' decisions by taking over their decision-making processes, which violates the First Amendment.
- A White House spokesperson stated that the Justice Department is reviewing the decision and considering options.
Quick Glance: US Govt IT Help Desk Tech Leaks 'Top Secrets' to Foreign Nation
- The defendant had access to classified information and has held top-secret security clearance since at least 2020.
- According to a criminal complaint, the defendant copied, printed, and downloaded classified and top-secret information from over 100 US intelligence reports, mostly related to Ethiopia, without authorization.
- He allegedly transmitted this information to a foreign government through an encrypted messaging app.
- The defendant also received thousands of dollars that allegedly coincided with his travels to Ethiopia and the dates when he stole and shared the classified materials.
Quick Glance: Affair a Possible Factor in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's Impeachment Trial
- The affair is one of 20 articles of impeachment against Ken Paxton.
- Lawmakers leading the impeachment have alleged that Paxton had a political motivation to hide the affair.
- The Senate, which will decide on the impeachment trial, is mostly composed of Republicans, including Paxton's wife.
- The affair took a toll on staff and working hours, as confirmed by a witness during the trial.
Quick Glance: Trump Allegedly Instructed Aide to Conceal Knowledge of Documents
- Former assistant Molly Michael revealed that Trump instructed her not to disclose information about classified files.
- The revelations about Michael's discussions with investigators highlight the extent and nature of the evidence collected by federal prosecutors in the documents case.
- Michael stated that Trump would write notes on the documents, listing tasks he wanted to be done.
- Her remarks could be used to portray the former president as careless with sensitive government documents and to emphasize his efforts to keep information about the files hidden from investigators.
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