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DOJ files appeal of Trump-appointed judge’s ruling on CDC eviction moratorium

The Department of Justice has filed an appeal of a federal judge’s decision this week that declared the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eviction moratorium unconstitutional. Judge John Barker, a Trump appointee in the Eastern District of Texas, stopped short of issuing a preliminary injunction but said he expected the CDC to respect…MORE

New York Times: Second former aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment

A second former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is accusing him of sexual harassment, according to the New York Times. The former aide, Charlotte Bennett, alleges that Cuomo asked her questions about her sex life, whether she had monogamous relationships and if she ever had sex with older men, according to the Times.…MORE

2024 Republican prospects seek their own breakout moments at Trump-dominated CPAC

A slew of ambitious Republicans eyeing bids for the party’s 2024 nomination used the two days ahead of former President Donald Trump’s appearance at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference to begin staking their own claims as the eventual leaders of the movement built around the former President. Though it will take years for the 2024 race…MORE

Biden sends letter to congressional leadership explaining justification for Syria strike

President Joe Biden sent a letter to congressional leadership Saturday explaining the reasoning behind Thursday’s airstrike in Syria, which has been criticized by some Democrats in the latest fight between the executive and legislative branches over war powers. In the letter, which fulfills an obligation of the President listed in the War Powers Resolution, Biden…MORE

Weighing bid for California governor, Grenell to meet with Trump Saturday

Weighing bid for California governor, Grenell to meet with Trump Saturday

Richard Grenell, who is expected to meet with former President Donald Trump Saturday, may consider a run for California governor if efforts to recall Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom succeed in garnering enough signatures to qualify for the ballot, according to a source familiar with the situation. The subject is sure to come up when the…MORE

Trump makes fundraising moves ahead of CPAC speech

Trump makes fundraising moves ahead of CPAC speech

Former President Donald Trump is weighing the creation of a super PAC as he seeks to assert his authority over the Republican Party and expand his post-presidential political operation. Trump spokesman Jason Miller confirmed Saturday that the former President is considering forming a super PAC, which can raise unlimited amounts of money from virtually any…MORE

Trump supporters who breached the Capitol: ‘It was not Antifa’

Trump supporters who breached the Capitol: ‘It was not Antifa’

Nearly a dozen Trump supporters charged in connection with the US Capitol insurrection have said that Antifa and other left-wing groups weren’t involved in the attack, debunking a false-flag conspiracy theory that is gaining popularity in the pro-Trump orbit. The baseless claim that left-wing infiltrators were responsible for the violent attack has been promoted by…MORE

Biden says ‘no time to waste’ for Senate to pass his Covid relief package

Biden says ‘no time to waste’ for Senate to pass his Covid relief package

President Joe Biden called on the US Senate to take “quick action” in passing his $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill, speaking just hours after House Democrats approved his first legislative priority. “We have no time to waste. If we act now, decisively, quickly and boldly, we can finally get ahead of this virus. We can…MORE