U.N. General Assembly to Convene Remotely, With World Watching Trump, Rouhani

President Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will square off this week at the United Nations General Assembly, as Washington threatens still more sanctions to escalate its already formidable pressure on Tehran. The annual gathering of world leaders has been relegated to a largely virtual format by the novel coronavirus pandemic and will feature few…

Criminal legitimate Authorized Barr instant federal prosecutors to be aggressive with charges towards violent protesters, and even called for potentially charging them with sedition

Attorney General William Barr told prosecutors to bring aggressive charges against those involved in protests including sedition, according to reports. The charge of sedition is levied for alleged attempts to overthrow the government and has rarely been used, the Wall Street Journal reported.  Barr also called for criminal charges against Seattle’s mayor over the city’s…

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USPS Postmaster General Louis DeJoy gave bonuses to former employees who donated to GOP candidates, new report says

Former employees of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said they were urged by DeJoy and his aides to make political contributions to GOP candidates, the Washington Post reported.  The former employees of DeJoy’s former business told the Post that they were reimbursed for their contributions with bonus payments.  Business Insider previously reported that DeJoy himself has…

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Top General Mark Milley Vows That Military Won’t Interfere In U.S. Election

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has assured congressional leaders that the military will not interfere in the upcoming presidential election. “I foresee no role for the U.S armed forces in this process,” Gen. Mark Milley stated in written responses released Friday to questions from two Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee.…

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Top general says no role for military in U.S. presidential election

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley testifies during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on ‘Department of Defense Authorities and Roles Related to Civilian Law Enforcement’ in Washington, DC, U.S. July 9, 2020.Greg Nash | ReutersThe U.S. armed forces will have no role in carrying out the election process or resolving a disputed vote, the…

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NY Attorney General Letitia James wants Eric Trump’s testimony

New York Attorney General Letitia James wants to talk to Eric Trump.Officially, she’s been waiting for months.It all comes down to his family’s financial records, which have been hard to come by. The Trump organization has been in the sightlines of the attorney general’s office since March 2019, after Michael Cohen, the disbarred former senior…

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Postmaster general: ‘Dramatic’ changes ahead, but confidence in election mail is strong

By Katherine Tully-McManusPosted August 21, 2020 at 1:02pmPostmaster General Louis DeJoy told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Friday that post offices will continue to prioritize ballots and expressed support for voting by mail, but he previewed “dramatic” changes planned for after the election. The embattled Postal Service leader answered lawmakers’ questions…