Lee Zelden says voter ID and signature verification should be election norm, not no-excuse, mail-in voting

From WWW.WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM Rep. Lee Zeldin is pushing for signature verification in every state and blasted the practices of ballot-harvesting and mail-in balloting. “Voter identification and signature verification should be enacted by every state legislature in the nation,” Zeldin wrote. “Ballot harvesting and widespread, no excuse mail in balloting should not. Everyone who thinks otherwise is telling … Read more

Biden says Trump’s impeachment trial ‘has to happen’

from thehill.com President Biden said Monday that former President Trump’s second impeachment trial “has to happen” despite the potential disruptions of his agenda and his Cabinet members’ confirmations. “I think it has to happen,” Biden told a CNN reporter during a brief interview in the West Wing, which came as House Democrats were formally delivering their impeachment article against Trump to the Senate.  … Read more

Supreme Court ends lawsuits over whether Trump illegally profited off presidency

From WWW.WFLA.COM WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday brought an end to lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency. The justices threw out Trump’s challenge to lower court rulings that had allowed lawsuits to go forward alleging that he violated the Constitution’s emoluments clause by accepting payments from foreign and domestic … Read more

Hawley files ethics counter-complaint against seven Democratic senators

From THEHILL.COM Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) is filing a counter-complaint on Monday against seven Democratic senators who asked the Ethics Committee to investigate him. Hawley sent a letter on Monday to Sens. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) arguing that the seven senators who submitted an ethics complaint against Hawley and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) … Read more