Federal prosecutors rest conspiracy case against former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio, 4 lieutenants

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Federal prosecutors on Monday rested their seditious conspiracy case against former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four lieutenants charged with plotting to stop the peaceful transfer of presidential power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden after the 2020 election. Jurors will hear testimony by defense witnesses before they begin deliberating in one of the … Read more

McCarthy directs committees to probe whether federal funds were used in potential Trump indictment

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Saturday said he is directing House committees to investigate whether federal funds are being used for “politically motivated prosecutions” amid reports that former President Donald Trump could be indicted as early as next week. “Here we go again — an outrageous abuse of power by a radical DA who lets … Read more

City, state and federal law enforcement agencies meet about how to prep for possible Trump indictment

CNN  —  Meetings have been going on throughout the week between city, state and federal law enforcement agencies in New York City about how to prepare for a possible indictment of former President Donald Trump as early as next week, multiple sources told CNN. Meetings have been held between senior staff members from the Manhattan … Read more

New audio offers insight into Stanford students’ wild disruption of federal judge: ‘You don’t respect us!’

Stanford student calls for dean to be fired following heckling of Trump-appointed judge

Full audio of U.S. Circuit Court Judge Kyle Duncan’s presentation at Stanford Law School published Wednesday provided greater context with regard to his speech being shut down by protesters and the associate dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Tirien Steinbach’s scolding lecture directed at the judge. Last week, Duncan’s speech before Stanford Law School’s The … Read more

East Palestine derailment: Ohio files federal lawsuit against Norfolk Southern

CNN  —  Ohio has filed a federal lawsuit against Norfolk Southern over last month’s toxic chemical derailment in East Palestine, Attorney General Dave Yost announced Tuesday. Yost outlined the 58-count complaint, saying that Norfolk Southern violated numerous state, federal and Ohio common laws and violated the state’s Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). … Read more

Republicans Pitch Cuts To Federal Food Benefits

WASHINGTON — All year, Republicans have said they want President Joe Biden to agree to major spending cuts without saying what cuts they want. In recent days, however, Republicans have signaled they want to cut federal programs that help low-income Americans buy food and go to the doctor. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) on Tuesday introduced … Read more

This federal fund will pay for SVB and Signature customers’ relief plans

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US President Joe Biden speaks about the US banking system today in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC.  (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) President Joe Biden addressed the nation Monday to assure Americans that the banking system is safe after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. In his speech, he … Read more

Left-wing groups push Biden admin to get migrants, those in federal custody to vote ahead of 2024 elections

Legal immigrants slam noncitizens being given voting rights in DC: ‘Undervalues’ American citizenship

President Biden is being pressured to ramp up voter turnout among new immigrants and individuals in federal custody prior to trial as the 2024 elections approach. In a progress report titled “Strengthening Democracy,” the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, with a coalition of more than 50 left-wing organizations, urged the Biden administration to … Read more

Federal bailout for Silicon Valley Bank off the table, Yellen says

But although the collapse is concerning, Yellen emphasized that the American banking system is “safe and well-capitalized” and “resilient.” Americans “can have confidence in the safety and soundness of our banking system,” Yellen said Sunday. “We want to make sure that the troubles that exist at one bank don’t create contagion to others that are … Read more

Yellen: No Federal Bailout For Collapsed Silicon Valley Bank

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that the federal government would not bail out Silicon Valley Bank, but is working to help depositors who are concerned about their money. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insures deposits up to $250,000, but many of the companies and wealthy people who used the bank … Read more