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READ: Trump lawyer’s full memo on plan for Pence to overturn the election
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READ: Trump lawyer’s full memo on plan for Pence to overturn the election

A six-page memo from a conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump’s legal team outlines numerous scenarios for then-Vice President Mike Pence to subvert the Constitution and throw out the 2020 election results. Read the full memo, from conservative lawyer John Eastman and obtained by CNN: The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a…MORE

Small aircraft intercepted by fighter jet over Hudson River for violating temporary flight restriction during UN gathering
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Small aircraft intercepted by fighter jet over Hudson River for violating temporary flight restriction during UN gathering

A small aircraft flown by an Army instructor pilot was intercepted over the Hudson River Tuesday for violating the temporary flight restriction in place for the United Nations General Assembly gathering, which is taking place in New York City, according to North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA said a…MORE

New York Times: Trump campaign was aware attorneys’ voting conspiracy theories were baseless, court documents show
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New York Times: Trump campaign was aware attorneys’ voting conspiracy theories were baseless, court documents show

Officials working for then-President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign were aware that the voting machine claims being pushed by pro-Trump attorneys were baseless, court documents obtained by The New York Times show. The documents — which were filed last week as part of a defamation lawsuit from a former employee of Dominion Voting Systems — reveal…MORE

‘I was coming to terms with dying’: Survivors of shootings give Supreme Court justices firsthand account of their experiences
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‘I was coming to terms with dying’: Survivors of shootings give Supreme Court justices firsthand account of their experiences

Survivors of shootings are giving the Supreme Court justices a first hand account of their experiences in a brief filed Tuesday in a case that could impact concealed carry and Second Amendment laws across the country. In hopes of influencing the court’s decision on a New York concealed carry law, the “friend of the court”…MORE

Texas governor signs bill tightening restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs
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Texas governor signs bill tightening restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs

Abortion-inducing drugs in Texas will now be harder to obtain after the state’s Republican governor recently signed restrictive legislation into law, weeks after another strict abortion law went into effect in the state. Senate Bill 4, signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday, prohibits a person “from providing an abortion‑inducing drug to a…MORE

Some parents are missing the September child tax credit payment
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Some parents are missing the September child tax credit payment

Though the Internal Revenue Service sent out the third monthly child tax credit payment last week, some families are still waiting for the funds. Angry parents have contacted CNN, taken to Twitter and posted to other online sites complaining that they did not receive the money on September 15 as expected. Eligible families can get…MORE

Ohio Senate candidate who compared refugees to alligators is the grandson of refugees aided by resettlement organizations
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Ohio Senate candidate who compared refugees to alligators is the grandson of refugees aided by resettlement organizations

An Ohio Senate candidate who has pushed strong anti-refugee messages against Afghans and others is the grandson of refugees from Europe who settled in the Cleveland area with the aid of at least two resettlement organizations in the years following World War II. Josh Mandel, a former Ohio state treasurer running for Senate for a…MORE

House prepares to vote on bill to avert shutdown and suspend debt limit
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House prepares to vote on bill to avert shutdown and suspend debt limit

Democratic leaders are hoping to vote on Tuesday on legislation to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the month and suspend the nation’s borrowing limit, setting up a showdown with Republicans who insist Democrats should act alone to stave off a looming debt crisis. Government funding is set to expire on September 30,…MORE

SCOTUS revises oral argument format ahead of blockbuster term
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SCOTUS revises oral argument format ahead of blockbuster term

In advance of the new term set to begin in October, the Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it is revising its oral argument format, importing a system it employed when it held arguments over the phone after the courthouse doors were shut because of Covid. While the Court will maintain the traditional practice of allowing…MORE

US Space Force unveils new uniform prototypes

US Space Force unveils new uniform prototypes

The US Space Force, the newest branch of the US military, on Tuesday unveiled a new uniform prototype for its members, known as Guardians. Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of the US Space Force, announced the new uniforms during his speech at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber conference. The new dress uniform prototype…MORE

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