DC Requests National Guard Help With Busloads of Migrants

DC Requests National Guard Help With Busloads of Migrants

By ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia has requested National Guard assistance to help stem a “growing humanitarian crisis” prompted by thousands of migrants that have been sent to Washington by a pair of southern states. Mayor Muriel Bowser formally asked the White House last week for an open-ended deployment … Read more

Trump, Pence Speeches Put Stark GOP Divide on Display

Trump, Pence Speeches Put Stark GOP Divide on Display

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first return to Washington since Joe Biden ousted him from the White House, former President Donald Trump vigorously repeated the false election-fraud claims that sparked the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. In a dueling speech not far away, his former vice president, Mike Pence, implored the … Read more

2 in 3 in US Favor Term Limits for Justices

2 in 3 in US Favor Term Limits for Justices

By JESSICA GRESKO and EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — About 2 in 3 Americans say they favor term limits or a mandatory retirement age for Supreme Court justices, according to a new poll that finds a sharp increase in the percentage of Americans saying they have “hardly any” confidence in the court. The … Read more

Michelle Obama’s Book ‘The Light We Carry’ Coming This Fall

Michelle Obama’s Book ‘The Light We Carry’ Coming This Fall

By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama will have a book out this fall, “The Light We Carry,” in which she reflects upon her experiences and shares insights on navigating an increasingly stressful world. It’s the former first lady’s first entirely new work since the 2018 release of her acclaimed … Read more

Judges Keeping Capitol Riot Trials in DC Amid Bias Claims | Michigan News

Judges Keeping Capitol Riot Trials in DC Amid Bias Claims | Michigan News

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For some of the Washington, D.C., residents who reported for jury duty last month, a pro-Trump mob’s assault on the U.S. Capitol felt like a personal attack. Ahead of a trial for a Michigan man charged in the riot, one prospective juror said a police officer injured … Read more

Transcript of AP Interview With President Joe Biden | Political News

Transcript of AP Interview With President Joe Biden | Political News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A transcript of an Oval Office interview Thursday with President Joe Biden by AP White House reporter Josh Boak. Where the audio recording of the interview is unclear, ellipses or a notation that the recording was unintelligible are used. AP: I wanted to thank you for taking the time to do this. … Read more

Jan. 6 Panelists: Enough Evidence Uncovered to Indict Trump | Political News

Jan. 6 Panelists: Enough Evidence Uncovered to Indict Trump | Political News

By HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot said Sunday they have uncovered enough evidence for the Justice Department to consider an unprecedented criminal indictment against former President Donald Trump for seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election. “I would like to see the … Read more