U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm didn't rule out banning fuel exports as she took questions from reporters during a briefing on Wednesday. President Joe Biden is "not proposing that at this moment, but he's not willing to take tools off the table," said Granholm, who is slated to meet with major U.S. refiners on Thursday. "We do want to listen, for sure, and there may be consequences that have to be considered on doing something like that, that would have adverse impacts on everyday citiz
- The Guardian
It was the second warning Cassidy Hutchinson had received before her deposition, cautioning her against cooperating with the panel
- Fox News
January 6 committee's Kinzinger: Secret Service agent who may dispute Hutchinson claim 'likes to lie'
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a member of the Jan. 6 committee, said a Secret Service agent who may testify against Cassidy Hutchinson's retelling of events "likes to lie."
- NY Daily News
The Jan. 6 committee apparently suspects that the Trump loyalist who sought to pressure bombshell witness Cassidy Hutchinson into keeping quiet was not only acting as an intermediary for White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. The panel reportedly wants to interview the unnamed “associate” of Meadows as a “fact witness” to what the former President Donald Trump and his chief of staff were ...
- The Wrap
Former Trump Staffer Alyssa Farah Says She Led Cassidy Hutchinson to Liz Cheney: ‘That’s How This Shocking Testimony Came About’ (Video)
"She shared with me ‘There is more I want to share that was not asked in those settings. How do we do this?'" Farah revealed
Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson told the committee she was contacted by an intermediary for Mark Meadows, according to a person familiar with her final deposition.
- ABC News
White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's dramatic testimony this week has provided not only a new account of the actions of then-President Donald Trump and chief of staff Mark Meadows before and on Jan. 6, 2021, but it's also raised questions about where the House select committee's investigation will go next, including concerning Trump's potential legal liability. In a nearly two-hour hearing Tuesday, Hutchinson painted a picture of Trump, who, after speaking at his "Save America" rally on the Ellipse, insisted on being taken to the Capitol as Congress met to certify electoral votes, demanding to join his supporters, she said, despite having been told some were armed with weapons.
- Motley Fool
Americans have been eager to receive more COVID-19 stimulus money in their bank accounts, especially as inflation has surged and the price of gas has reached new records. The federal government hasn't stepped up to the plate to provide it, but that doesn't mean more money isn't coming. In one state, a budget compromise reached recently will result in residents receiving payments of up to $1,050.
Gov. Ron DeSantis and state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis praised Ben & Jerry’s parent company for a decision that will allow sales of ice cream in Israel.
- Business Insider
Documentary filmmaker who had access to Trump and his kids compared their dynamics to the family on HBO's 'Succession'
Alex Holder said Trump and his kids Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump have interactions with each other that are like "a real-life succession drama."
- Kansas City Star
The abortion issue just got caught up in the melee of other equal rights issues in the 1970s, according to this writer. | Opinion
"The Late Late Show" host comically filled in for White House staffers but the president got in the best line.
- Associated Press
The latest in a litany of horrors in Ukraine came this week as Russian firepower rained down on civilians in a busy shopping mall far from the front lines of a war in its fifth month. While much of the attritional war in Ukraine’s east is hidden from sight, the brutality of Russian missile strikes on a mall in the central city of Kremenchuk and on residential buildings in the capital, Kyiv, unfolded in full view of the world and especially of Western leaders gathered for a trio of summits in Europe. Were the attacks a message from Russian President Vladimir Putin as the West sought to arm Ukraine with more effective weapons to bolster its resistance, and to set Ukraine on the path to joining the European Union?
- Modesto Bee
`The former president acts like a child who is a character but personally lacks character.’ | Opinion
- The Hill
More than 700,000 people have signed a petition calling for Justice Clarence Thomas to be impeached following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The petition, made by the liberal advocacy group MoveOn, was created after the Supreme Court overturned Roe in its Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and while controversy swirls…
GOP Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump's chances of winning the party's 2024 presidential nomination are 'much more tenuous' following the January 6 committee's hearings
Sen. Pat Toomey said the Republican Party would likely have a "stronger candidate" than Trump in 2024 after Cassidy Hutchinson's bombshell testimony.
NY AG blasts Cushman & Wakefield for blowing Trump-probe subpoena deadline; asks judge to 'enforce' compliance
The real estate services giant is late in turning over all documents relating to its work with Donald Trump. Letitia James says they're heel-dragging.
Oath Keepers will tell a jury they believed Donald Trump would turn them into his own personal militia on January 6
Elmer Stewart Rhodes will tell a DC jury he had a non-seditious reason to be at the Capitol: He thought Trump would federalize the Oath Keepers.
President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes in an economic war with the West and its allies with a decree that seizes full control of the Sakhalin-2 gas and oil project in Russia's far east, a move that could force out Shell and Japanese investors. The order, signed on Thursday, creates a new firm to take over all rights and obligations of Sakhalin Energy Investment Co, in which Shell and two Japanese trading companies Mitsui and Mitsubishi hold just under 50%. The five-page decree, which follows Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, indicates the Kremlin will now decide whether the foreign partners can stay.
The parent company of Donald Trump’s Truth Social app was subpoenaed (pdf) on June 30 as part of a criminal investigation into its troubled attempt to go public through a blank-check company, Digital World Acquisition Corporation (DWAC). Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), which owns Truth Social, was subpoenaed for information about the deal along with unnamed current and former employees of TMTG. It’s unclear if Trump was among them.
- Business Insider
Putin's preposterously long table at Kremlin dwarfed by gigantic table at a summit he attended in Turkmenistan
The Russian president previously met with Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations chief at opposite ends of a 13-foot-long table.