Will Trump’s loose lips literally sink ships?
Special counsel Jack Smith may have new questions for Donald Trump after “60 Minutes Australia” released audio recordings of Australian billionaire Anthony Pratt talking about his alleged conversations with Trump. Pratt, who is also a Mar-a-Lago member, said Trump blabbed to him about everything from nuclear submarines to military strikes (and even made pig-headed comments about his own wife, Melania). The revelations in these recordings may end up prompting a full-blown espionage investigation.
The speaker race: cauldron of chaos, danger to national security
Over this past weekend, the Republican National Committee was busy trying to push a narrative that President Joe Biden was taking a weekend at the beach while the world burns, but even Fox News shut that narrative down. Former Rep. Liz Cheney hit the Sunday morning talk shows to blame the Republican speaker drama squarely on former Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
Back on the Hill, resentment and chaos are brewing in the GOP as the speaker race intensifies, even as its intraparty drama and squabbling endangers national and global security. The leaderless House Republicans are, according to one of their own members, “dangerous” and “embarrassing.”
The off-duty pilot has been charged with 83 counts of attempted murder and reckless endangerment.
Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves is deeply unpopular, and his MAGA king isn’t riding in to save the day this time around.
Republicans just unveiled new gerrymanders in North Carolina that would not only entrench their power but would also reward a turncoat Democrat whose inexplicable party switch handed the GOP a veto-proof supermajority.
The report cited “multiple failures” in Harris County during the 2022 election, and these failures may have prevented some from voting.