In Defense of Liz Cheney

In Defense of Liz Cheney

Representative Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill, May 8, 2019. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) Liz Cheney undertook a stunning act of political courage last week. She voted to impeach President Trump with a statement meant to leave a mark and make it as hard as possible for fellow Republicans to…

Lindsey Graham Warns That Pardoning Capitol Rioters Would ‘Destroy’ Trump

Lindsey Graham Warns That Pardoning Capitol Rioters Would ‘Destroy’ Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the FBI investigation into links between Donald Trump associates and Russian officials during the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill, November 10, 2020. (Susan Walsh/Pool via Reuters) Lindsey Graham Warns That Pardoning Capitol Rioters Would ‘Destroy’ Trump Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Sunday…

Biden Inauguration Rehearsal Postponed Due to Security Concerns

Biden Inauguration Rehearsal Postponed Due to Security Concerns

Members of the National Guard arrive at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January 12, 2021. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) A rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration scheduled for Sunday has been postponed due to security concerns in the nation’s capital, according to reports. The rehearsal will be held Monday instead, Politico reported. Security has been boosted…

Uganda says president wins 6th term as vote-rigging alleged

Uganda says president wins 6th term as vote-rigging alleged

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s electoral commission said Saturday that President Yoweri Museveni won a sixth five-year term, extending his rule to four decades, while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine dismissed “cooked-up, fraudulent results” and officials struggled to explain how polling results were compiled amid an internet blackout.In a generational clash watched across the African continent…

U.S. state capitol buildings beef up security amid fears of armed pro-Trump protests

U.S. state capitol buildings beef up security amid fears of armed pro-Trump protests

The FBI warned police agencies of possible armed protests outside all 50 state capitol buildings starting Saturday through president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, fuelled by supporters of President Donald Trump who believe his false claims of electoral fraud.Officers are seen before a protest scheduled outside the Capitol building in St. Paul, Minn., on Saturday.…