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Florida woman charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris

Florida woman charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris

A Miami woman has been charged for allegedly threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris, according to a criminal complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. “Niviane Petit Phelps knowingly and willfully made threats to kill and inflict bodily harm upon the Vice President of the United States…MORE

Comfort dogs find bipartisan support on Capitol Hill

Comfort dogs find bipartisan support on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers, staff, law enforcement and journalists on Capitol Hill found one thing they could all agree on this week: Clarence is a very good boy. “He’s a national icon and a *very* good boy,” Democrat Rep. Cindy Axne of Iowa posted on Twitter, complete with a selfie. The Greenfield, Massachusetts, Police Department pup is the…MORE

Justice Department files civil lawsuit against Roger Stone over unpaid taxes

Justice Department files civil lawsuit against Roger Stone over unpaid taxes

The Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit against former President Donald Trump’s ally Roger Stone on Friday, accusing him and his wife of owing nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes. In a six-count civil complaint, investigators said Stone and his wife, Nydia Stone, owed about $1.5 million in unpaid taxes form 2007 and 2011, and…MORE

Pompeo violated ethics rules by asking staff to carry out personal tasks, watchdog finds

Pompeo violated ethics rules by asking staff to carry out personal tasks, watchdog finds

The State Department’s independent watchdog found that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo violated federal ethics rules by making over 100 personal, non-work related requests to department employees — from ordering gifts to booking salon appointments and taking care of the family dog. The Department’s Office of Inspector General “found…MORE

Marjorie Taylor Greene launching ‘America First’ caucus pushing for ‘Anglo-Saxon political tradition’

Marjorie Taylor Greene launching ‘America First’ caucus pushing for ‘Anglo-Saxon political tradition’

Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is launching a new “America First” caucus, her office confirmed Friday, bringing together a group of far-right lawmakers known for their controversial rhetoric. Punchbowl News obtained a flier promoting the new caucus, which calls for a “common respect for uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions” and pushes a series of conspiracy theories…MORE

The week in 13 headlines

This week, the White House made inroads on foreign policy. President Biden announced US troops will leave Afghanistan by September 11 of this year. Meanwhile, Republican lawmakers were hesitant to embrace Biden’s infrastructure plan and his renewed calls for bipartisanship. Monday Biden admin secures agreements with Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to secure borders, official says…MORE

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