Julian Assange will not be extradited to the US rules a British judge

2020 Campaign 01/04/21, 19:04

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not be extradited to the United States, a British judge ruled on Monday, Jan. 4, to face charges of espionage and hacking government computers. Judge Vanessa Baraitser deemed Assange to be a suicide risk and referred to his episodes of severe depression and diagnosis of autism. “I ...

Vice President Pence will preside over the Jan. 6 vote count

2020 Campaign 01/04/21, 18:50

Congress approved the rules that will guide the counting of the Electoral College votes, to try to determine who will occupy the positions of president and vice president of the country, on Jan. 6. Mike Pence, as president of the Senate will preside over the opening of all certificates and papers that ...

Support for Trump grows: 140 Republicans oppose electoral votes on Jan. 6

2020 Campaign 01/02/21, 17:27

At least 140 Republican legislators will oppose the Jan. 6 polling of Electoral College votes, some lawmakers and journalists predict. The expected joint session will be responsible for formally counting each state's electoral votes, three days after the new Congress takes office. When Vice President Mike Pence announces the results, objections can ...

Facebook interference: Blocks Republican Senate candidate fundraisers

2020 Campaign 01/02/21, 10:38

In a shocking Facebook maneuver just four days before the runoff election in Georgia, it closed the fundraising account of Republican candidates David Perdue and Kelly Loeffer. "Facebook has shut down the ad account for the Georgia Battleground Fund, a joint fundraising committee for NRSC, @Perduesenate, and @kloeffler.” “This is unacceptable with ...