For Police, MAGA Insurrectionists Weren’t A Threat. Black Lives Matter Was.

On Wednesday, a crowd of white supporters of President Donald Trump livestreamed a fascist insurrection. They filmed themselves storming the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., tossing aside barricades, smashing windows and ransacking legislative offices. They filmed themselves screaming and chanting, exultant that they’d somehow just occupied the seat of American power. Most didn’t even bother

Mike Pence Reportedly Opposes Using 25th Amendment To Remove Trump

Vice President Mike Pence opposes invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office, according to multiple media reports, effectively thwarting the chances of the procedure taking place.  The vice president would need to take the lead and have the approval of a majority of Cabinet members in order to remove Trump from

In Dueling New Year Messages, Trump Reflects, Biden Looks Ahead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump in a New Year’s Eve message reflected on his accomplishments in office, calling them “historic victories,” while his successor, President-elect Joe Biden, struck an upbeat tone in looking ahead to 2021. After weeks of vowing to win his fight to remain in office, Republican Trump said in a video

What To Watch For In Georgia’s Senate Runoff Elections

Following the November election, the country’s attention ― and donors’ money ― turned to Georgia’s Senate runoff elections, where Republicans are defending two seats and their razor-thin hold on power in the U.S. Senate. Which party controls the Senate will shape the course of Joe Biden’s presidency.  HuffPost has answers to all the most important questions

Secret Service Switching Up Agents Over Worries About Trump Allegiances: Report

The Secret Service is shaking up assignments for President-elect Joe Biden’s detail because of concerns about some agents’ worrisome ties to Donald Trump, The Washington Post reported. Biden supporters have expressed fears that some agents are too closely politically aligned with the outgoing president, sources told the Post. Some senior officers who previously protected Biden

Will The Debate Over $2,000 Stimulus Checks Help Democrats In Georgia?

Congressional Democrats are pushing to give most Americans $2,000 stimulus checks, arguing that this is a fast and direct way to help millions of Americans as they struggle with the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.1 President Trump supports $2,000 payments, too, but most congressional Republicans don’t. Because of that congressional GOP opposition, the

Judge Delays Execution Of Only Woman On Federal Death Row

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said the Justice Department unlawfully rescheduled the execution of the only woman on federal death row, potentially setting up the Trump administration to schedule the execution after president-elect Joe Biden takes office. U.S. District Court Judge Randolph Moss also vacated an order from the director of the Bureau of

Trump Mocked After He Claims Twitter Censorship Leads To Communism

President Donald Trump gave snarky Twitter users an early Christmas gift Thursday when he tried to blame communism on Twitter censorship. The president railed against what was once his favorite social media platform, claiming that Twitter is stifling free speech by ― and this is a slight paraphrase ― not allowing him to spew lies.

Jared Kushner Played Key Role In White House Pardon ‘Free-For-All’

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser, Jared Kushner, has played a key role in managing the avalanche of clemency requests that have come into the White House as the administration nears its end next month, according to multiple sources. With the holiday approaching, Trump has issued 65 pardons and commutations since Tuesday, including