Republicans are blasting President Joe Biden for proposing to provide plea bargains to 9/11 plotters, including admitted mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed, to avoid the death penalty. At Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where Mohammed and four other co-defendants have been imprisoned for about 20 years awaiting trial, prosecutors and the defense may reach an agreement that prevents prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Various sources who have knowledge of the situation say that grand jury subpoenas have been sent to dozens of people in the inner circle of former President Donald Trump. This is because the Justice Department is stepping up its criminal investigation into what happened on Jan 6, 2021.
The Judge has thrown out the lawsuit brought by Donald Trump against Hillary Clinton and some other Democrats. Trump claimed Hillary Clinton and other prominent Democrats illegally linked him to Russia in a lawsuit earlier this year. A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit in Florida, calling the complaint a “political manifesto” rather than a viable lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed earlier this year.
Mayor Muriel Bowser called a public health emergency on Thursday because thousands of migrants from Arizona and Texas were coming to the nation’s capital by bus. Bowser told reporters at a news conference about a new government office designed to help migrants who arrived in Washington D.C. seeking asylum.
Mark Cuban stated no problem paying higher taxes. Although he is not always pleased with how taxpayer money is spent, he emphasized that this is an entirely separate issue. Adding that the most patriotic thing you can do after military service is to pay your taxes because that is what allows everybody to live and prosper.
A New Mexico judge on Tuesday ordered the removal of a county commissioner convicted of participating in the January 6 riot at the Capitol under the 14th Amendment, making him the first public official in more than 100 years to be barred from serving under a constitutional ban on insurrectionists holding office.
Officials said Friday that the Internal Revenue Service unintentionally released sensitive information pertaining to around 120,000 people before finding the issue and removing the material from its website.
Additionally, the IRS disclosed that in addition to sharing Form 990-T information with charities, they also accidentally shared data about taxpayers’ IRAs. The disclosures included these IRAs’ names, contact information, and income-related financial information. It did not include Social Security numbers, complete individual income information, or any other information that may harm a taxpayer’s credit, the Treasury Department found, according to the letter sent Friday to senior members of Congress.
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The fate of the Biden proposal depends on the midterm elections this autumn. If Republicans capture either the House or the Senate, it would undoubtedly result in an impasse on significant tax issues, as the Republican Party’s anti-tax-increase attitude conflicts with Biden’s objectives.
Similarly, given Biden’s veto authority, it would be difficult for Republicans to reduce taxes, take back additional Internal Revenue Service budget, or reverse the handful of corporate tax increases enacted by Congress, say, experts.
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During last month’s search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, a federal judge announced that she would release a detailed list of the FBI’s items, allowing us to understand better what documents might be among the seized materials.
In 2019, when Congress refused to pay for a wall on the Mexican border, former President Donald Trump declared a national emergency. Democrats accused him of trampling on the separation of powers in the Constitution. The move “clearly violates Congress’s exclusive power of the purse,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) said. A future Democratic president could use the same tactic to fund their priorities, according to some Republicans.