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House to vote to hold Steve Bannon in contempt for defying subpoena

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is expected to vote Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump's closest allies, in criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
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Bannon contempt vote, CDC panel's shot decision, Biden town hall: 5 things to know Thursday

The House will vote on holding Steve Bannon in contempt, a CDC panel will review the FDA's vaccine decision and more news to start your Thursday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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House to Vote on Bannon Contempt as Justice Decision Looms

The House is voting on whether to hold longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
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Some Arizona Republicans embrace election conspiracies as they bow to Trump

Republican leaders nationally hope to move on from re-litigating the 2020 election as they set their sights on winning back the House and Senate in next year's midterms, but that may be a difficult shift to make in Arizona.
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11 Surefire Ways to Create Special Moments This Christmas

Christmas is coming soon! But it isn’t your first; neither would it be your last. The one great thing you could do is to make this one outstanding! Christmas is a time that comes with a unique spirit of its own. It’s a time to reflect on the journey so far, be grateful for your life, work, friends, and family, and look forward to the following year. Christmas is a time to celebrate with loved ones. And as such, there’s every reason to create beautiful moments with them. But you may have been c...
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January 6 investigation: Republican leadership instructs members to vote 'no' on criminal contempt charge for Steve Bannon

US President Donald Trump congratulates Senior Counselor to the President Stephen Bannon during the swearing in of senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 22, 2017. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Steve Bannon is refusing to comply with the investigation into the January 6 insurrection. A day before the riot, he predicted that "all hell will break loose." Donald Trump sued to prevent documents from his White House being shared with the committee. Repu...
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House Republicans set to overwhelmingly oppose Bannon criminal contempt referral

The vast majority of House Republicans are expected to oppose an effort to hold Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena, brushing aside concerns about weakening the institution's future oversight authority and rejecting accusations that they're trying to block Democrats from getting to the bottom of the January 6 insurrection.
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Republicans set to overwhelmingly oppose Bannon criminal contempt referral

The vast majority of House Republicans are expected to oppose an effort to hold Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena, brushing aside concerns about weakening the institution's future oversight authority and rejecting accusations that they're trying to block Democrats from getting to the bottom of the January 6 insurrection.
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The Reconciliation Package Finally Takes Shape

Yesterday’s meetings between President Joe Biden and various groups of Democrats at the White House yielded some specifics about which programs will likely be in or out of the final package. The climate piece seems amorphous still — no doubt due to the fossil fuel-loving proclivities of Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV). The package Biden outlined dropped in price to the high $1 trillions, a clear sign of Sens. Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema’s (D-AZ) influence. Some cuts, like two years of free community...
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Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin mocks GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz over January 6 rant: 'Blah, blah, blah'

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during the House Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington Olivier Douliery/Pool via AP Jamie Raskin ridiculed Matt Gaetz as he ranted against the probe into the January 6 insurrection. "Blah, blah, blah," Raskin said as Gaetz downplayed the significance of the deadly Capitol riot. Gaetz was testifying in opposition to holding Steve Bannon in contempt f...
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Rep. Jim Jordan says he doesn't know how many times he spoke with Trump on January 6

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH). Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Rep. Jim Jordan says he doesn't know how many times he spoke with Trump on January 6. "I don't recall the number of times. But it's not about me," he told a House panel on Wednesday. Jordan could become a material witness in the House select committee's investigation of January 6. Rep. Jim Jordan on Wednesday says he doesn't know how many conversations he had with former President Donald Trump on January 6."Of course ...
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Kyrsten Sinema is torpedoing Democrats' plans to roll back the Trump tax law, forcing a last-ditch scramble for alternatives

Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. via Getty Images Sinema's opposition to rolling back swaths of the Trump tax law is prompting a scramble for alternatives among Democrats. Other options include stepping up IRS enforcement and tightening international tax rules. Democrats have little room for error and its unclear which tax proposals could get Sinema's support. Opposition from Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona to lifting tax rates on individuals and lar...
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Bannon January 6 probe referral puts Attorney General Merrick Garland in center of legal and political storm

Attorney General Merrick Garland -- whose nomination was premised on insulating the Justice Department from politics -- faces a decision that puts him at the center of a partisan firestorm, with the House's coming request that the department pursue criminal contempt against Steve Bannon for his refusal to cooperate in lawmakers' insurrection probe.
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Bannon contempt referral puts attorney general in center of legal and political storm

Attorney General Merrick Garland -- whose nomination was premised on insulating the Justice Department from politics -- faces a decision that puts him at the center of a partisan firestorm, with the House's coming request that the department pursue criminal contempt against Steve Bannon for his refusal to cooperate in lawmakers' insurrection probe.
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'The Stakes Are Enormous:' Bannon Case Tests Congress' Power

Steve Bannon is facing a contempt charge from Congress after he refused to cooperate with a House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
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House Facility Access Limited to Vaccinated Through January

Under a rule adopted by a House committee last month, lawmakers and legislative employees at the Washington state House must prove they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access House facilities through early January.
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The Oil Must Flow: How Does Denis Villeneuve's Dune Deal With The Book's Middle East Inspirations?

In Frank Herbert's "Dune," several imperial forces wage war over a precious resource that can only be found in a single location, while the natives of that land reap none of the benefits. In the seminal 1965 sci-fi novel, that resource is the hallucinogenic drug known as the "spice" melange, but it doesn't take much reading between the lines to see that "Dune" is about oil.Like oil, melange is a highly valued resource without which an entire empire would collapse. Like the oil-rich Middle East, ...
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Rep. Liz Cheney urged her Republican colleagues to 'step back from the brink' while calling out Kevin McCarthy's 'active' obstruction of the January 6 investigation

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming speaks to reporters at the US Capitol on May 12, 2021. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Rep. Cheney called on her Republican colleagues to "step back from the brink" at a hearing on Wednesday. She also called out Kevin McCarthy for being "especially active in attempting to block the investigation." The full House is expected to vote on Thursday to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress. Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Wednesday called on her fellow Hou...
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Democrats slam Biden's 'big mistake' to renew $300 monthly checks for families for only one year

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his administrations response to Hurricane Ida at the South Court Auditorium on the White House Complex on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Biden floated a one-year extension of the child tax credit at a White House meeting with Democrats on Tuesday. His suggestion is already causing some senior Democrats in the House and Senate to call it a "big mistake." "I'm gonna get longer than that," Senate Finance...
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Liz Cheney: Bannon refusal to cooperate suggests Trump was 'personally involved' in planning January 6

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney blasted former President Donald Trump's ally Steve Bannon for refusing to cooperate with the House committee investigating the January 6 riot, saying that his claim of executive privilege is not only invalid, but suggests Trump was "personally involved" in the planning and execution of the events that day.
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What Liz Cheney just said about January 6 is *really* important

At a meeting of the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, a Republican and vice chair of the committee, said something very, very important about both Donald Trump and his former political svengali Steve Bannon.
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Return to your favorite museums with Airbnb Experiences and Made By Us

As guests return to cities, Airbnb and Made By Us have partnered together to curate a wishlist of new Airbnb Experiences created by museums, theatres, archives and more nationwide Participating organizations will include the National Archives Foundation, Betsy Ross House, Atlanta History Center, HistoryMiami Museum, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, Ford’s Theatre and Genesee Country Village & Museum. As guests mark their fall with trips to large and mid-sized cities, many are ch...
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Fiona Hill says Trump 'could win again' in 2024 and continues to stage a 'slow-moving coup' after January 6

Fiona Hill, former top Russia advisor to the White House, provides testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Washington, DC on November 21, 2019. Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fiona Hill said in a new interview with The Hill that Trump could win in 2024 if he decides to run. Hill also claimed that Trump continues to stage a "slow-moving coup." "We're in for a wild ride. We're already in it," the former top Russia expert told The Hill. Fiona H...
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Democrats get tough on Bannon: Mike Thompson toon

A House panel has recommended contempt charges against former Trump advisor Steve Bannon.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US House expected to vote on Thursday to refer Steve Bannon to prosecutors

Lawmakers to vote on whether to recommend contempt chargeTrump ally defied subpoena over Capitol attack investigationThe House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday to refer Steve Bannon to federal prosecutors for potential criminal charges relating to his defiance of Congress over the investigation into the 6 January Capitol insurrection.Donald Trump’s former chief strategist in the White House is facing deepening legal peril as he continues to refuse to co-operate with the House s...
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The judge hearing Trump's lawsuit to block January 6 subpoenas once called Capitol rioters a 'violent mob' trying to overthrow the government

A scene from the Capitol riot. Brent Stirton/Getty Trump filed a lawsuit to block the release of White House documents about the Capitol riot. Judge Tanya Chutkan was randomly assigned to hear the lawsuit, Reuters reported. Chutkan has previously handed down harsh sentences to Capitol-riot defendants. A federal judge assigned to former President Donald Trump's lawsuit filed to stop the release of records to the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot has previously critic...
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The judge hearing Trump's lawsuit to block Jan. 6 subpoenas once called Capitol rioters a 'violent mob' trying to overthrow the government

A scene from the Capitol riot. Brent Stirton/Getty Trump filed a lawsuit to block the release of White House documents about the Capitol riot. Judge Tanya Chutkan was randomly assigned to hear the lawsuit, Reuters reported. Chutkan has previously handed down harsh sentences to Capitol riot defendants. A federal judge assigned to former President Donald Trump's lawsuit filed to stop the release of records to House select committee investigating the Capitol riot has previously slammed th...
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Michigan Committee Hearing Bills to Protect 2A in Emergencies

On October 28th, the House Government Oversight Committee will hear House Bills 5187 and 5188, to ensure that Second Amendment rights remain protected during a state of emergency. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On October 28th, the House Government Oversight Committee will hear House Bills 5187 and 5188, to ensure that Second Amendment rights remain protected during a state of emergency. Please contact your state representative and ask them to SUPPORT HB 5187 and HB 5188. CLICK HERE TAKE...
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Liz Cheney: Bannon refusal to cooperate suggests Trump was 'personally involved' in planning riot

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney blasted former President Donald Trump's ally Steve Bannon for refusing to cooperate with the House committee investigating the January 6 riot, saying that his claim of executive privilege is not only invalid, but suggests Trump was "personally involved" in the planning and execution of the riot.
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House Representative Jeff Fortenberry charged with lying to the FBI

The 2016 election campaign for Jeff Fortenberry, a GOP lawmaker, received a questionable donation. An aide apparently warned him: "hey, Jeff, that donation looks questionable". The FBI had, of course, already spoken to the aide when it asked Fortenberry "hey, Jeff, anyone talk to you about that questionable donation?" — Read the rest
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