- ACU Urges MLB to Correct ‘False Claims’ on Election Reforms and Return Games to Georgiaby Lorenz Duchamps on April 17, 2021 at 3:54 pm
The American Conservative Union (ACU) is urging Major League Baseball (MLB) to publicly correct recent comments it made against Georgia’s election reform law while moving the All-Star Game to another state. MLB moved the game and its 2021 draft from Georgia to protest lawmakers passing a new election reform law that was signed by Republican Gov.
- White House Walks Back Statement on Agreements With Mexico, Guatemala, and Hondurasby Zachary Stieber on April 17, 2021 at 2:18 pm
President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday shifted its portrayal of ongoing discussions with Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras, acknowledging no formal agreements were reached on those countries building up their forces at their respective borders. There was no “formal agreement,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington. “We never described it as a
- Pompeo Violated Ethics Rules While Secretary of State: Watchdogby Zachary Stieber on April 17, 2021 at 1:56 pm
Mike Pompeo, while secretary of state, improperly asked a political appointee to carry out personal tasks, a watchdog said in a report published Friday. Pompeo and his wife, Susan, made over 100 requests to employees in the State Department’s Office of the Secretary, including the unnamed appointee, for work of a personal nature, such as
- Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Forms ‘America First Caucus’by Zachary Stieber, Samuel Allegri on April 17, 2021 at 10:32 am
A group of House Republicans is forming a new caucus that focuses on nationwide election reform, limiting the power of Big Tech, and cutting down on illegal immigration. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) is leading the creation of the America First Caucus (AFC), reported Punchbowl News, which published a seven-page document (pdf) that outlines the caucus’s platform.
- DOJ Sues Roger Stone for Nearly $2 Million in Unpaid Taxesby Ivan Pentchoukov on April 17, 2021 at 4:01 am
The Department of Justice on April 16 filed a lawsuit against veteran political operative Roger Stone and his wife to recover nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The action was requested and authorized by the chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Service