Liz Cheney to Secret Service: ‘We welcome additional testimony under oath’

CNN — Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming said she is “absolutely confident” in blockbuster testimony from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, and that the January 6 committee welcomes information from the Secret Service related to the incidents Hutchinson described. In an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that aired Thursday, Cheney was pressed … Read more

Cassidy Hutchinson stands by her testimony amid pushback

CNN — Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to form Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, released a new statement Wednesday provided exclusively to CNN standing by her blockbuster testimony delivered in a hearing with the House select committee investigating January 6, in light of some pushback on her testimony. “Ms. Hutchinson stands by all … Read more

Environmental groups sue Biden administration to halt its largest onshore drilling lease sale

CNN — As President Joe Biden’s administration prepares to hold its first onshore oil and gas drilling lease sales, environmental groups have filed a new lawsuit to attempt to stop the largest of these sales, in Wyoming. It’s the second lawsuit in a week to challenge the administration on its drilling plans. The suit comes … Read more

America’s struggle with mass shootings has changed how these people live their lives

CNN — Minutes after a gunman killed 10 people in a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store in March 2021, a woman stood in the back of the supermarket where she worked in Denver, about 30 miles away, staring at harrowing images of the scene as she scrolled through her phone. It was bizarre to see photos … Read more

Law enforcement officials: Supreme Court gun ruling will make our jobs harder

CNN — The Supreme Court decision which struck down a New York law placing restrictions on carrying a concealed gun outside the home will have drastic consequences for law enforcement, inhibiting their ability to remove illegal guns from the street and protect the public from shootings, officials said. In the widest expansion of gun rights … Read more

Gun safety bill: Senate will take critical vote to advance bipartisan legislation

CNN — The Senate is poised to take a critical vote on Thursday to advance a major bipartisan gun safety bill toward final passage. The vote is expected to succeed with Republican support, putting the legislation on a path to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The bipartisan gun deal represents the first … Read more

Amid high-profile hearings, some January 6 committee members beef up security

CNN — When Rep. Adam Kinzinger recently received a letter at his home threatening to execute him, his wife and his baby, the Illinois Republican immediately flagged it for the United States Capitol Police. But Kinzinger – whose high-profile role on the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection has made him a … Read more

Rusty Bowers: Arizona House speaker, who resisted Trump pressure campaign, testifying at January 6 hearing Tuesday

CNN — Rusty Bowers, a Republican and Arizona state House speaker, is expected to testify at a Tuesday hearing focusing on former President Donald Trump’s pressure on state officials to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in 2020, according to a source familiar with the matter. Bowers will join Georgia’s election officials — Brad Raffensperger and Gabe … Read more

Production team with ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ arrested in House building

CNN — Members of a production team for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” were arrested earlier this week by police as they filmed a comedy segment at the US Capitol, in an incident that was used by prominent right-wing voices to assault the probe into the January 6 uprising. US Capitol Police said in … Read more

January 6 committee has emails between Ginni Thomas and John Eastman

CNN — The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, US Capitol attack is in possession of email correspondence between conservative attorney John Eastman and Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, a conservative activist who’s the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a source familiar with the committee’s investigation told CNN. The source who spoke with … Read more