Last Updated: 00:10 GMT Wednesday, 30 Nov. 2022

Anthony Ornato, Key Jan. 6 Witness, Speaks With House Panel

Mr. Ornato, a former Secret Service agent and White House aide, is at the center of a dispute over competing accounts of President Donald J. Trump's actions.
Luke Broadwater / NY Times   |   Wed, 30 Nov 2022 00:05:12

Trump Fires Back at 'Loser' McConnell

Donald Trump fired back at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), calling him "a loser for our nation and for the Republican Party," while telling Fox News that he did [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 23:36:26

Oath Keepers Leader Found Guilty of Seditious Conspiracy in Jan. 6 Case

A jury in federal court in Washington convicted Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the far-right militia, and one of his subordinates for a plot to keep Donald Trump in power.
Alan Feuer and Zach Montague / NY Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:59:33

Court Rules Mark Meadows Must Testify In Georgia Election Probe

The South Carolina Supreme Court said Donald Trump's former White House chief of staff offered legal arguments that were "manifestly without merit."
Huffington Post   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:56:38

South Carolina Supreme Court rejects Mark Meadows subpoena challenge, must testify in Georgia election probe

Meadows is a central figure in Donald Trump's unsuccessful effort to flip the 2020 Georgia vote in the former president's favor.
Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:42:23

Right-wing Oath Keepers founder convicted of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

Published by Reuters By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Stewart Rhodes, founder of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia group, was convicted by a jury on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for last year's attack on the U.S. Capitol in a failed bid to overturn then-President Donald Trump's 2020 election loss - ...
Guest Voice / Moderate Voice   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:33:39

Never Trump Means Never

This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here. Never Trump is-still-a movement that is about more than just one man. It stands ...
Tom Nichols / The Atlantic   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:30:00

Former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows forced to testify before Georgia grand jury about Trump's effort to overturn 2020 election

In a ruling Tuesday, the South Carolina Supreme Court rejected Meadows' argument he is shielded by "executive privilege."
Charles R. Davis / Money Game   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:22:31

Guilty: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted of seditious conspiracy in the most significant January 6 case yet

A jury found the Oath Keepers founder guilty of engaging in a seditious conspiracy to prevent the peaceful transfer of power from Trump to Biden.
C. Ryan Barber / Money Game   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:20:51

Mark Meadows ordered to testify in Fulton County grand jury probe

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows was ordered to testify in the Fulton County Georgia grand jury investigation looking into former president Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election. The Supreme Court of South Carolina ruling said it found Meadows' arguments to be "manifestly without merit."
MSNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:16:08

Trump ex-chief of staff Mark Meadows ordered to testify in Georgia election probe

South Carolina's Supreme Court ordered Meadows to testify in an probe of former President Donald Trump's alleged interference in Georgia's election results.
CNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:52:13

Mitch McConnell Is Really Good At Not Condemning Trump's White Supremacy

For a political party that claims to be the home of free thinkers, the GOP is pathetically subservient to a fragile, self-absorbed loser. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that "there is no room in the Republican Party for antisemitism or white supremacy, and anyone meeting with ...
Prem Thakker / New Republic   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:44:03

Mark Meadows Ordered to Testify in Georgia Probe

"South Carolina's Supreme Court has ordered former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to testify to an Atlanta-area grand jury investigating Donald Trump's effort to overturn the election in [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:38:14

Mitch McConnell Won't Say If He'll Back Trump 2024 Bid After White Nationalist Meeting

The Senate GOP leader stated only that "anyone" getting together with white nationalists is "highly unlikely to ever be elected president."
Huffington Post   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:29:27

McConnell Suggests Trump's Reelection 'Highly Unlikely' After Meeting With White Supremacist Nick Fuentes

The senate minority leader did not criticize Trump by name, but said there is "no room in the Republican party" for white supremacy or antisemitism.
Carlie Porterfield, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:12:10

A rogue Trump judge has thrown the Supreme Court in disarray

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, left, talks with Chief Justice John Roberts on the steps of the Supreme Court following his official investiture at the Supreme Court June 15, 2017, in Washington, DC. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Arguments in United States v. Texas dwelled on whether to upend one of ...
Ian Millhiser / Vox   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:10:00

Mitch McConnell joins Republicans to denounce Donald Trump's dinner with white supremacist

A rising number of Republicans are calling on Donald Trump to express regret for a dinner with white nationalist and antisemitic guests.
David Jackson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:08:04

Biden's Spending Spree Is Unprecedented

Instead of redirecting course, Biden is continuing Trump's spending legacy.
Jonathan Bydlak / Hit & Run   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 21:00:47

McConnell Says Trump Is 'Highly Unlikely' to Win Again

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blasted former President Donald Trump's dinner with white supremacist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes, stating that anyone meeting with such an individual is "highly [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:51:53

Mitch McConnell and more Republicans denounce Donald Trump's dinner with white supremacist

A rising number of Republicans are calling on Donald Trump to express regret for a dinner with white nationalist and antisemitic guests.
David Jackson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:50:45

McConnell suggests Trump is 'highly unlikely' to win presidential election due to Ye, Fuentes dinner

Donald Trump has received criticism for dining with the rapper once known as Kanye West and white supremacist Nick Fuentes at his Mar-a-Lago club.
CNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:41:26

McConnell says Trump is 'highly unlikely to ever be elected president' amid furor over dinner with Kanye West and white supremacist Nick Fuentes

"There is no room in the Republican Party for antisemitism or white supremacy and anyone meeting with people advocating that point of view," he said.
John L. Dorman / Business Insider   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:41:12

Republicans Hate Everything About Trump's Dinner With Ye and Fuentes Except Trump

The episode shows that the G.O.P. isn't even close to done with the former president.
NY Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:38:09

2024 presidential rivals and GOP leaders condemn Trump for dining with white supremacist Nick Fuentes

Only a few leading Republicans thus far have condemned embattled former President Donald Trump for meeting with Fuentes.
Brent D. Griffiths,Warren Rojas,Nicole Gaudiano / Business Insider   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:35:27

McConnell condemns Trump for dining with Nick Fuentes

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rebuked former President Donald Trump for dining with Nick Fuentes, a White nationalist who frequently espouses antisemitic views.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:30:00

Trump claims Kanye West tricked him by bringing white supremacist Nick Fuentes to Mar-a-Lago dinner: report

Trump said that Ye's attendance at Mar-a-Lago "would be fun for the members," one of his advisers told NBC News.
Oma Seddiq / Money Game   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:29:21

Early voter turnout accelerates in Georgia Senate runoff after record-breaking day

Warnock is looking to defend his seat over Walker in Georgia, which President Joe Biden narrowly won over former President Donald Trump.
CNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:24:50

The Table for Trump's Antisemitic Banquet Was Set Long Ago

Republicans have accepted his "textbook racism" for years.
Bret Stephens / NY Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:10:07

Nick Fuentes is well known as a white supremacist and anti-semite. That hasn't stopped Trump and at least 5 GOP lawmakers from associating with him since 2017.

These controversial encounters have rattled the GOP with Kevin McCarthy and Mitt Romney urging other lawmakers to avoid Fuentes.
Warren Rojas,Nicole Gaudiano / Business Insider   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:02:32

Some Republicans step up criticism of Donald Trump over dinner with Ye, Fuentes

A rising number of Republicans are calling on Donald Trump to express regret for a dinner with white nationalist and antisemitic guests.
David Jackson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:56:20

Joe: Republicans are paying the price at the ballot box for Trump's actions

The Morning Joe panel discusses former President Trump's dinner with Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, and the criticism from Senate Republicans and questions of if and when Kevin McCarthy will denounce the meeting.
MSNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:38:39

McCarthy Condemns Nick Fuentes, Stopping Short of Faulting Trump

The aspiring Republican House speaker disavowed the prominent white nationalist Nick Fuentes and his ideology, but declined to directly criticize former President Donald J. Trump for meeting with him.
Catie Edmondson / NY Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:30:07

Trump Has Been Pushed Back to the White Supremacist Fringe Again. But Is That a Problem for Him?

It's 2015 all over again.
Ben Mathis-Lilley / Moneybox   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:15:00

Liz Cheney calls on Kevin McCarthy to condemn Trump for meeting with 'neo-Nazi' Nick Fuentes: 'I know you want to be Speaker, but are you willing to be completely amoral?'

McCarthy has previously said Republicans should avoid Fuentes, who is widely known as a white supremacist and anti-semite. He has not condemned Trump.
Nicole Gaudiano / Business Insider   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:08:02

The Power of Populism

Jonathan Last: "Republican elites will not determine whether or not Donald Trump wins the nomination. They have little-to-no power to influence that outcome." "Trump is a populist. His power emanates [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:01:19

How a Private Dinner Became a Political Nightmare

NBC News has the inside story of how a dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes turned into a political crisis for Donald Trump. "The headline-grabbing attention on his guests [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:57:57

Donald Trump's long history of enabling white supremacy, explained

Former President Donald Trump speaks during an event at his Mar-a-Lago home on November 15 in Palm Beach, Florida. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump's dinner with white supremacist Nick Fuentes was much more than a gaffe. Former President Donald Trump revived his familiar flirtation with white extremism last week after ...
Nicole Narea / Vox   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:50:00

Republican Skepticism of Trump Has Never Been Higher

Polls show GOP support of Trump softening, as his 2016 win appears less durable. Dining with white supremacists doesn't help.
Philip Elliott / Time   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:49:28

Kevin McCarthy Lies And Says Trump Condemned Fuentes (He Never Did)

House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy finally spoke out Tuesday on Donald Trump meeting with a white supremacist... sort of . It has been one week since Trump met with Nick Fuentes, a Holocaust denier and white supremacist, and rapper Kanye West , another outspoken antisemite. Republicans have been largely silent ...
Tori Otten / New Republic   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:37:51

Democrats Are Racing Against The Clock To Finish Their Trump Tax Investigation

When Republicans take over the House next year, Democrats will lose control of the committee that sued for the former president's tax returns.
Huffington Post   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:27:07

Antisemitism's March Into the Mainstream

Dining with a white supremacist, Trump demolishes another taboo.
NY Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:26:26

Kevin McCarthy condemns White supremacist Fuentes, accepts Trump's defense over Mar-a-Lago meetup

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said the White nationalist Nick Fuentes' ideology is unwelcome in the GOP after President Donald Trump hosted the far-right provocateur at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida last week.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:21:22

A week later, Trump still hasn't denounced his antisemitic guests

Donald Trump has had plenty of time to denounce Nick Fuentes, Kanye West, and their hateful ideologies. He's chosen not to.
Steve Benen / MSNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:58:12

McCarthy Criticizes Trump's Dinner with White Supremacist

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said there is no place in the Republican Party for anti-Semitism, more than a week after Donald Trump's meeting with a white supremacist at [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:48:36

Outrage Over Trump's Dinner With Antisemites

Readers discuss Donald Trump's dinner guests, Kanye West and Nick Fuentes. Also: Mass shootings; the Supreme Court; climate change; long lines at the polls.
NY Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:44:09

McCarthy Denounces Trump's Meeting With White Supremacist-Joining These Other Republicans

McCarthy joins former Vice President Mike Pence and a dozen GOP senators in slamming Trump's dinner with white supremacist Nick Fuentes.
Nicholas Reimann, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:40:07

Louis Armstrong: Black and Blues, A Very Human Genius

Louis Armstrong is an artist whose musical genius, expressed with his trumpet, his voice and his personality, rarely fails to bring a smile to whoever is listening.
Tom Teicholz, Contributor / Forbes   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:21:44

Mike Pence rebukes Trump over controversial dinner

Taipei Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:07:25

Trump's Actions Around 2020 Election Are Not Protected

"A federal judge in Washington, DC, on Monday said that Donald Trump doesn't have 'absolute immunity,' as the former president claimed he should, in response to a lawsuit in its [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:52:39

'All Team Crazy all the time': CNN panel documents Trump's continued downward spiral

A CNN panel on Tuesday documented how former President Donald Trump has seemingly cast off whatever remaining moderating influences he once had in ... Source
news / Phil's Stock World   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:41:21

Pence And A Dozen GOP Senators Slam Trump Over His Dinner With White Supremacist In Latest Republican Rift

Former Vice President Mike Pence joined a large contingent of high-profile Republicans on Monday calling out former President Donald Trump over his recent dinner with white supremacist Nick Fuentes.
Forbes   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:39:17

What Mike Pence gets so wrong about Donald Trump

Mike Pence on Monday condemned Donald Trump for having dinner with White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West, who has voiced a number of antisemitic views of late.
CNN   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:31:36

Tony Ornato expected to appear before Jan. 6 committee

Tony Ornato, a former deputy chief of staff during the Trump administration, is expected to testify before the January 6 committee. NBC's Ryan Nobles reports on what the committee could hope to gain from his testimony for their investigation into the Capitol riot.
MSNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:22:30

Trump won't campaign with Herschel Walker in Georgia before the Senate runoff: NYT

The Trump and Walker camps decided that an in-person visit from the former president might be too politically-risky, according to The New York Times.
John L. Dorman / Business Insider   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:14:52

Kellyanne Conway meets with Jan. 6 panel, with Ornato up next

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack is nearing its endpoint, but it's still sitting down with some key figures from Trump's orbit.
Steve Benen / MSNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:51:48

Republicans Finally Seem Upset by Donald Trump

Semafor: "Trump's dinner party seemed to be going the way of prior Trump scandals over the holiday weekend - a lot of noise in the press, a handful of attention-getting [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:20:19

Biden lifts restrictions on the Chavista regime and allows Chevron to invest in Venezuela

The Democrats disrupted the policy of pressure and zero tolerance that former President Trump had promoted for the regime of Nicolás Maduro. Chevron will be authorized to carry out extractive operations with state oil company PDVSA. The United States Department of the Treasury led by ... To read the full ...
Latin America News / Rio Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:10:53

Mitt Romney Brutally Assesses How Low Donald Trump Will Go

The Utah senator responded to the former president's meeting with Kanye West and white supremacist Nick Fuentes.
Huffington Post   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:01:51

Republicans Condemn Trump's Fraternizing with Antisemites

The narrative of GOP silence in response to Trump's appalling meeting was premature.
John McCormack / National Review   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 14:50:57

Even Pat Boone Is Praying Trump Doesn't Run Again

Evangelical celebrity and far-right activist Pat Boone told the Daily Beast that Donald Trump shouldn't run for president again. Said Boone: "I don't think there are enough Republicans who would [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:53:58

Walker Hasn't Taken a Question in Nearly Two Months

Georgia U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker (R) "had nothing to say about the dinner date between his political patron, former president Donald Trump, and an avowed white supremacist and anti-Semite," [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:28:46

Jewish Allies Call Trump's Dinner With Antisemites a Breaking Point

Supporters who looked past the former president's admirers in bigoted corners of the far right, and his own use of antisemitic tropes, now are drawing a line. "He legitimizes Jew hatred and Jew haters," says one. "And this scares me."
NY Times   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:03:14

After Trump's dinner with antisemites, Pence almost gets it right

Mike Pence said Donald Trump should apologize for having dinner with notorious antisemites. Unfortunately, he didn't stop there.
Steve Benen / MSNBC   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:00:28

Marco Rubio Insists Trump Isn't an Antisemite

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) told CNN that white supremacist Nick Fuentes "is a purveyor and a spreader of an evil, poison." Asked if Donald Trump should condemn Fuentes after dining [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 12:41:54

The GOP's Path to Dumping Trump Will Be Torturous

Henry Olson: "The new Republican Party breaks down into four rough factions in response to this query, and none has a clear plurality. Instead, the party has three factions of [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 12:37:19

Pence calls on Trump to apologize for dinner with antisemite

The decision to criticize Trump's actions - but still defend the man himself - underscores the former president's continued hold on the party. The post Pence calls on Trump to apologize for dinner with antisemite appeared first on Boston.com .
Associated Press / Boston Globe   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 12:36:54

January 6 Committee to Interview Tony Ornato

"Anthony Ornato, the former Secret Service agent and White House aide at the heart of a dispute over conflicting accounts of President Donald Trump's actions during the Jan. 6 Capitol [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 29 Nov 2022 12:26:33

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