U.S. House Select Committee Votes to Hold Steve Bannon in Criminal Contempt of Congress

The bipartisan U.S. House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol Insurrection unanimously voted to hold Steve Bannon, the chief strategist to former President Donald Trump, in criminal contempt for defying a congressional subpoena. “Mr. Bannon will comply with …

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Donald Trump Sues to Keep White House Records Secret

Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in DC District Court claiming executive  privilege and seeking to prevent the House of Representatives select committee from receiving records from his presidency. The lawsuit claims that the House of Representative’s document …

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U.S. House Jan. 6 Select Committee to Hold Former Trump Adviser Steve Bannon in Criminal Contempt

The United States House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot announced that it will vote to hold former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in criminal contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena. Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson said in …

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U.S. Congress Passes Bill to Prevent Government Shutdown

The United States Congress passed a stopgap funding bill hours before the midnight deadline on Sept. 30 to prevent a government shutdown. The House voted 254 to 175 to approve H.R. 5305 that will extend government funding through Dec. 3. …

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Taiwanese Legislators Engage in Brawl over COVID-19 Response

Taiwan’s legislature turned into a violent brawl Tuesday as opposition lawmakers rushed the platform during a policy address. In the video, opposition members rushed to the speaker’s stage as the chamber’s leader, Su Tseng-chang, opened his annual address on the …

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Bipartisan Police Reform Negotiations Collapse in U.S. Congress

Bipartisan negotiations in the United States Congress over a police reform bill sparked by the murder of George Floyd have collapsed without plans to move ahead. Democratic Senator Cory Booker and Congresswoman Karen Bass announced on Sept. 22 that the …

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Polish Parliament Passes Controversial Media Ownership Bill

The parliament in Poland passed on Aug. 11 a new media ownership law that opponents said was an attempt to silence the country’s largest remaining independent TV station. In the 460-seat lower house of the Polish parliament, lawmakers approved the …

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