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Tom Barrack

Trial of Tom Barrack, longtime Trump ally, begins before the jury

The trial of Donald Trump’s longtime friend is set to start. He is accused of making money by being an unregistered lobbyist in the United Arab Emirates. After six weeks of testimony by witnesses including former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and five days of Barrack’s testimony on the …

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Kathy Hochul

Election 2022: Kathy Hochul navigates campaign homestretch

On Halloween night, Gov. Kathy Hochul met voters at Veselka in the East Village Ukrainian restaurant. Hochul was told by one woman, “You’re doing an amazing job,” as she stopped at their table. ECONOMY, SMALL BUSINESSES, and TAXES Over a thousand restaurants were forced to close in New York City due to the COVID pandemic. …

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Lindsey Graham

Supreme Court rejects attempt by Sen. Lindsey Graham to avoid testifying in Georgia election probe

The Supreme Court rejected Sen. Lindsey Graham’s attempt to block a subpoena to testify before a Georgia grand juror investigating the attempts of former President Donald Trump to reverse 2020 election results. Graham was not required to answer questions regarding conduct covered by the Constitution’s Speech and Debate Clauses. However, an unsigned statement was attached …

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Elon-Musk

Congress will be interested in hearing from Elon Musk, Twitter, and which party wins the midterm elections

The outcome of the election for Congress could have major implications for Twitter and its new Chief Twit, Elon Musk. Democrats are fighting to preserve their Senate and House majorities in next week’s midterm elections. They call for an investigation into Twitter. Musk is not trusted to police offensive language or election disinformation on the …

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