Last Updated: 08:10 GMT Wednesday, 23 Jun. 2021

Trump Denies Asking Federal Government To Stop 'Saturday Night Live' From Mocking Him

A report says that former President Donald Trump asked the U.S. Justice Department to look into possible punishments against late-night shows for mocking him in their comedy skits, but he has denied the claim as "fake news."
IBTimes   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 03:58:26

Biggest danger to Biden from Trump, not China: Kishore Mahbubani

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People's Daily   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 02:50:24

Trump Denies and Confirms Story on Plan to Stop SNL

"Former President Donald Trump issued an official statement on Tuesday evening in which he both denied the substance of a new Daily Beast report about his attempts to get his [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 02:47:27

Garland Says Watchdog Will Review Trump-Era Abuses

"Attorney General Merrick Garland backed away on Tuesday from doing a broad review of Justice Department politicization during the Trump administration, noting that the department's independent inspector general was already [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 02:38:32

U.S. to Allow Some Asylum Seekers Rejected Under Trump to Reopen Cases

The move could provide tens of thousands of people enrolled in a program that sent applicants to wait in Mexico a way to return to the United States to pursue their claims again.
Eileen Sullivan / NY Times   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 02:19:55

Joe Manchin opens the door to backing Democrat-only infrastructure bill that rolls back 'unfair' Trump tax cuts

Manchin's backing is pivotal and would allow a new spending bill can pass without any GOP votes. He wants to raise corporate taxes as well.
Joseph Zeballos-Roig / Business Insider   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 02:05:42

Trump denies asking if DOJ and FEC could probe 'SNL' and says the only person who 'had what it took' to imitate him was Darrell Hammond

In his statement, Trump reminded everyone how much he disliked Alec Baldwin's impression of him.
Azmi Haroun / Business Insider   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 01:57:43

Senate Republicans block Democrats' sweeping voting rights measure

Washington (AFP) - US Senate Republicans on Tuesday torpedoed a Democratic effort to protect voting rights and expand ballot access for all Americans, a flashpoint issue months after an election marred by Donald Trump's baseless allegations of fraud. Waving off broad bipartisan public support for election law updates, the opposition ...
Guest Voice / Moderate Voice   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 01:53:51

Senate Republicans Block Sweeping US Voting Rights Measure

US Senate Republicans on Tuesday torpedoed a Democratic effort to protect voting rights and expand ballot access for all Americans, a flashpoint issue months after an election marred by Donald Trump's baseless allegations of fraud. Waving off broad bipartisan public support for election law updates, the opposition party united to ...
IBTimes   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 01:20:39

Trump's shadow looms over the red state Covid response

"We are seeing the effects of the toxic, devastating legacy of Donald Trump right now in the places that supported him the most," says Chris Hayes.
MSNBC   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 01:03:11

Bad Bet: Trump Supporters Backed a Losing Horse

Lincoln Bloomfield Politics, Did Trump deliver on his pledge to "Make America Great Again"? Let's go to the game tapes. Here's What You Need to Remember: MAGA nation should not be surprised that the American citizen "fan base," even some who identify with Trump's cultural attitudes, voted to change their ...
Lincoln Bloomfield / National Interest   |   Wed, 23 Jun 2021 00:11:00

Trump's legal heat: Trump Org insider says former bodyguard 'knows where the bodies are buried'

In this Beat exclusive, MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber is joined by the former Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization Barbara Res and former federal prosecutor Joyce Vance to discuss the criminal probe into the company. The conversation comes as The Wall Street Journal reports prosecutors are investigating ...
MSNBC   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:50:12

Garland Rebuffs a Potential Broad Look at Trump-Era Justice Dept.

The attorney general said that various inspector general inquiries would help uncover any wrongdoing and that he wanted to avoid politicizing the work of career officials.
Katie Benner / NY Times   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:42:50

Biden admin to allow migrants whose asylum claims were rejected during Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy to re-apply

On June 1, the Biden administration formally ended the "Remain in Mexico," asylum policy.
Azmi Haroun / Business Insider   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:26:13

Trump Organization Sues New York City for Cancelling Golf Course Contract

Trump Organization Sues New York City for Cancelling Golf Course Contract Authored by Ivan Pentchoukov via The Epoch Times, The Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against New York City on June 21, alleging that its contract to run a Bronx golf course was cancelled for political reasons. The lawsuit, filed ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:25:00

Want to Get Trump Re-elected? Dismantle the Police.

The Trump G.O.P.'s voter-suppression efforts and surging murder rates leave Democrats vulnerable.
Thomas L. Friedman / NY Times   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:07:48

A Bipartisan Missile Buildup

The defense budget makes good on Trump's INF treaty withdrawal.
WSJ   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 22:36:00

Jim Jordan Takes Trump's Election Conspiracy Theories to the Next Level

Jordan is one of the most influential Republicans in the House Republican conference. He says investigate the investigators.
Jeremy Stahl / Moneybox   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 22:12:24

Mike Lindell Promises Trump Will Be President by Fall

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said he's going to host a "cyber symposium" where he'll present proof that the 2020 election was rigged, according to Right Wing Watch. Said Lindell: "Boom. [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 22 Jun 2021 21:11:44

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