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18 2023 (8), joe biden (7), rule law (6), pleaded guilty (6), mike pence (6)

Profile In Spinelessness Mike Pence Refuses To Answer If He Would Pardon Trump

Donald Trump sent a mob to the Capitol to go after Mike Pence on 1/6, but the former vice president refuses to answer when asked if he would pardon Trump.

Biden And Unions Team Up To Pull The Rug Out From Under Trump In Michigan, Pennsylvania, And Wisconsin

Biden moved to solidify his union support before Trump can even get started in the key states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Coup Plotter John Eastman's Disbarment Hearing Will Be Live Streamed

A judge in California ordered John Eastman's disbarment hearing to be live-streamed for the public to watch on Tuesday.

Trump Is Coming Completely Unglued As He Claims Biden Made Jack Smith Indict Him

Trump is not wearing his federal indictment well, as the former president now claims that President Biden made Jack Smith indict him.

Nominating Trump Could Lose North Carolina For Republicans, But His Fans Don’t Care

Trump’s margin of victory there in 2020 was less than half what it was in 2016, and that was before his coup attempt and his indictments.

Opinion | Biden's reluctance to slam Trump over his indictment is right

The president is right to try to underscore the independence of the criminal investigation.

Opinion | The simple reason why Donald Trump's trial must be televised

There will be no way for most of us to actually see and hear what’s going on inside that Florida federal courtroom. This is a travesty.

Chris Christie looks askance at Republican loyalty pledge

"I think the pledge is just a useless idea," the 2024 presidential contender said.

Pence pledges changes to Justice Department if elected

The Republican presidential hopeful promised to “clean house at the highest levels of the Justice Department.”

Asa Hutchinson predicts Trump may try to pardon himself if reelected

Donald Trump may try to pardon himself in the event he is convicted of criminal charges but also reelected, former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday on "This Week"

Bill Barr: Trump is a ‘consummate narcissist’

Former Attorney General Bill Barr called former President Trump a “consummate narcissist,” adding that the former president regularly “engages in reckless conduct.” “B…

‘Loser, loser, loser’: Christie slams Trump election losses

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie slammed former President Trump on Sunday as a “three-time loser” as the former New Jersey governor ramps up criticism of his one-time al…

Hutchinson warns Republicans to ‘back off’ allegations DOJ has been ‘weaponized’

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, one of several GOP presidential candidates, on Sunday warned his fellow Republicans to “back off” allegations that the Justice Department has been “weapon…

Esper: If Allegations True Trump Can't Be Trusted with the Nation's Secrets

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that if the allegations in the federal indictment of former President Donald Trumpweare true, he could not be trusted with the nation's secrets. | Clips

A Father's Day in Court: Hunter Biden Testifies About Finances

Hunter Biden appeared in a court in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Friday, for a deposition about his finances.

Christie: Gov't Should Not Be Involved in Decisions of Transgender Minors

Former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the government should not be involved in the decisions of children and their parents regarding gender issues. | Clips

Jonathan Turley: 'Garland Has Been a Failure'

GWU legal scholar Jonathan Turley has declared Attorney General Merrick Garland to be a "failure" based on declining public trust in the DOJ.

Trump Spends Father's Day Obsessing Over Federal Indictment

Donald Trump is spending Father's Day seemingly obsessing about potentially going to federal prison and only posted "election interference" in all caps.

Christie calls GOP presidential debate pledge a 'useless idea' | CNN Politics

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said Sunday it was a “useless idea” to force 2024 GOP contenders to sign a pledge to back the party’s ultimate nominee in order to participate in primary debates.

Tim Scott: ‘There’s no higher compliment than being attacked by President Obama’

They have very different perceptions on race in America.

Senate Democrat: Trump’s ‘bullying’ won’t help him in classified documents case

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) on Sunday said former President Trump’s “bullying” won’t help him as Trump faces federal criminal charges related to the former pr…

Tim Scott: America Is Not a Racist Country, Progress in This Nation Is 'Undeniable'

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) said on this week's broadcast of "Fox News Sunday" that racism in America was not an issue. | Clips

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