Jan. 6 probe accuses DOJ of plotting to seize voting machines

U.S. 01/24/22, 03:06

A federal investigation into the Capitol riots contacted a key individual from the former Trump administration. The House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack has recently spoken with former Attorney General William Barr about an alleged electoral integrity raid. "We have had conversations with the former attorney general already," committee ...

Secret Jan. 6 subpoenas dangerously invade privacy says author Jonathan Turley

D.C. 09/01/21, 16:48

An American author and legal scholar is alarmed at the number of subpoenas Democrats drafted, particularly for Republicans, concerning the Capitol riots in Washington on Jan. 6. "The Democrats's move to investigate members of the opposing party is a dangerous precedent in an institution that has always protected the privacy and ...

Jan. 6 committee chair threatens to issue subpoena to Trump for testimony

D.C. 07/23/21, 06:28

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), chairman of the select committee established to investigate the Capitol riot, has threatened to call former President Donald Trump to testify, saying that they "have the subpoena authority." In an interview with the Guardian published Wednesday, July 21, Thompson said that he would investigate Trump as part ...

Proposed pump project in Mississippi has bipartisan support

U.S. 04/05/19, 14:19

A Democratic congressman who represents the Mississippi Delta reiterated his support Friday for a flood control and drainage project that the Trump administration says it might revive more than a decade after another Republican administration killed it. Rep. Bennie Thompson told The Associated Press that a massive pump project could be ...

Mississippi politicos feud over civil rights monument status

U.S. 03/14/19, 16:41

Mississippi's white Republican governor and the state's only black Democratic congressman are feuding over who should get credit for the home of a slain civil rights leader becoming a national monument. President Donald Trump signed a bill Wednesday creating five new national monuments, including the Medgar and Myrlie Evers home in ...

Homeland Security chief faces questioning from Democrats

Politics 03/06/19, 10:57

A House panel on Wednesday grilled Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for the first time since Democrats took control of the chamber. House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson said he wanted to use the hearing in part to give Nielsen the opportunity to start a "serious discussion."  Nielsen told the lawmakers ...

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