Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ended the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place for nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s result is expected to lead to abortion bans in about half of the states. The ruling, unthinkable just a few … Read more

Opinion: America was lucky Trump didn’t seize control of the DOJ

Editor’s note: Elliot Williams is a CNN legal analyst. He is a former Assistant Deputy Attorney General in the Department of Justice and is currently Director of The Raben Group, a public affairs firm. Follow him on Twitter @elliotcwilliams. He served as a Justice Department prosecutor from 2004 to 2007 and Assistant Deputy Attorney General … Read more

Trump’s allies claim they were assured editorial input before filmmaker was subpoenaed

Strange Chet/Getty Images CNN — Several of Donald Trump’s closest allies sat down for interviews with a British filmmaker during his final weeks as president after being assured they had editorial input on the final product, according to two people familiar with the situation, a claim that the filmmaker’s team has denied. Several people said … Read more

Trump told DOJ officials ‘just say it was corrupt, and leave the rest up to me’

Gaetz, Brooks, other GOP lawmakers sought Trump pardons after Jan. 6 Excerpts from an email by U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows asking for pardons for members of Congress are shown on a screen during the fifth public hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate … Read more

Jan. 6 hearing to spotlight Trump’s pressure on DOJ and plan to replace attorney general

Barr says he shudders to think of what would have happened to the United States if he hadn’t pushed back against Trump’s election fraud allegations Former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr is seen on video during his deposition for the open hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the … Read more

Images from Alex Holder’s Jan. 6 documentary show interviews with Donald and Ivanka Trump

The House Select Committee to Investigate January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol is stepping up its investigation this week as new evidence emerges, including dozens of hours of footage from filmmaker Alex Holder’s upcoming three-part documentary series, from which CBS News has obtained two images, including a photo of the former President Donald … Read more

Trump and his aides pressured state officials to change election results

The Jan. 6 committee argued in its fourth hearing on Tuesday that former President Trump and his top allies found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election, but tried to pressure election officials in the GOP for them to push this false narrative anyway. Why is this important: The pressure campaign has resulted in … Read more

US officials say they received death threats after refusing to help Donald Trump overturn 2020 election

US election officials have told how they were threatened with violence and crowds gathered at their homes after they refused to help reverse Donald Trump’s 2020 election defeat. In moving testimony to the congressional committee investigating the US Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, officials described how they upheld their oaths to the Constitution. Two … Read more

Holly Valance attends UK Conservative Party’s summer ball in London | Photos

Former Neighbours star Holly Valance has popped up at a Conservative soiree with the UK Prime Minister, weeks after meeting with Donald Trump. Former Neighbours star Holly Valance has made a rare red carpet outing, stepping out with her billionaire husband Nick Candy for the UK Conservative Party’s lavish summer ball in London this week. … Read more

Trump had ‘direct and personal role’ in pushing states to overturn Biden win, Jan. 6 panel says

Georgia election worker says lies about her committing fraud ‘turned my life upside down’ Georgia election worker Moss, who was falsely accused by Giuliani of election tampering, said that being targeted by Trump and his allies has “turned my life upside down.” “I no longer give out my business card. I don’t transfer calls. I … Read more