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Marjorie Taylor Greene lays out demands for GOP House speaker vote if Republicans retake majority in 2022
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Marjorie Taylor Greene lays out demands for GOP House speaker vote if Republicans retake majority in 2022

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, one of Donald Trump’s staunchest allies in Congress, on Thursday laid out demands for a GOP leader to earn her vote for House Speaker if Republicans are able to retake the majority after the 2022 elections and cast doubt on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy being elected to the position.…MORE

US troops around the globe will get Thanksgiving meal despite supply chain obstacles
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US troops around the globe will get Thanksgiving meal despite supply chain obstacles

Almost 60,000 pounds of roasted turkeys, over 38,000 pounds of sweet potatoes and over 68,000 pies and cakes were shipped around the world by the Department of Defense’s Logistics Agency to make sure American service members stationed in the US and across the globe will have a Thanksgiving meal. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support…MORE

Biden had benign but potentially precancerous lesion removed during colonoscopy
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Biden had benign but potentially precancerous lesion removed during colonoscopy

President Joe Biden had a single 3-millimeter polyp removed during his routine colonoscopy last week at Walter Reed medical center. The President’s physician, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, on Wednesday reported that testing on the polyp has revealed it to be a tubular adenoma, a benign, slow-growing lesion that is thought to be potentially precancerous. The polyp,…MORE

What is the 1st Amendment Praetorian, the obscure far-right group subpoenaed by the January 6 committee?
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What is the 1st Amendment Praetorian, the obscure far-right group subpoenaed by the January 6 committee?

An obscure far-right paramilitary group is in the spotlight this week after getting subpoenaed by the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection. The committee subpoenaed the 1st Amendment Praetorian, a group founded in 2020 that recruits military veterans and former police officers to provide security at right-wing events. Lawmakers also subpoenaed the Oath…MORE

Biden administration expected to restart ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy next week
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Biden administration expected to restart ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy next week

The Biden administration is expected to restart the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” border policy next week, according to a senior administration official. The policy forces non-Mexican migrants to stay in Mexico until their immigration court dates in the US. It was suspended at the beginning of President Joe Biden’s term and formally terminated months later.…MORE

AG Garland directs federal prosecutors to prioritize cases involving violence on flights
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AG Garland directs federal prosecutors to prioritize cases involving violence on flights

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday directed federal prosecutors to prioritize cases involving violence on flights amid a sharp increase in assaults and disruptions of airline workers. Garland issued a memo that cites dozens of cases referred by the Federal Aviation Administration to the FBI for investigations of violent air travel incidents. The referrals are…MORE

Oath Keeper playing Judas in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ charged in US Capitol riot
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Oath Keeper playing Judas in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ charged in US Capitol riot

A Florida man and actor playing Judas in the musical “Jesus Christ Superstar” has joined the list of Oath Keepers charged for participating in the US Capitol riot on January 6. James Beeks, 49, has been charged with obstruction of Congress and unlawfully entering Capitol grounds. This is the most recent charge coming from cooperation…MORE

Federal officials green-light wind farm off coast of Rhode Island in quest to expand renewable energy
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Federal officials green-light wind farm off coast of Rhode Island in quest to expand renewable energy

Federal officials are green-lighting plans for a wind farm off the Rhode Island coast as the Biden administration aims to grow renewable energy capacity. The Wednesday approval out of the Interior and Commerce Departments brings the South Fork wind farm closer to providing enough power for 70,000 homes to Long Island, New York, along an…MORE

Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery ‘reflect our justice system doing its job’
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Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery ‘reflect our justice system doing its job’

President Joe Biden said Wednesday the guilty verdicts in the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery “reflect our justice system doing its job,” but added, “that alone is not enough.” “Nothing can bring Mr. Arbery back to his family and to his community, but the verdict ensures that those who committed this horrible crime…MORE

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