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US panel investigating Capitol attack subpoenas Secret Service over text messages

The U.S. Congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack said it subpoenaed the Secret Service while investigating a watchdog’s accusations that the agency erased the text messages sought as evidence. “The select committee is seeking relevant text messages, as well as all after-action reports that have been released in all USSS divisions regarding or in any way related to the events of January 6, 2021,” the president said. of the committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson, said in a written statement

Georgia prosecutor warns Republicans in Trump fake voter probe, report says

The Fulton County, Georgia prosecutor has warned top Republicans in that state that they could be indicted for their role in efforts by former President Donald Trump and his supporters to overturn the election result of 2020, Yahoo News reported on Friday. District Attorney Fani Willis wrote letters to people including Georgia Republican Party Chairman David Shafer and state senators Burt Jones and Brandon Beach about their role in an alleged voter program deputies in that state, Yahoo reported, citing unnamed legal sources familiar with the matter.

Georgia’s second-largest school district allows non-commissioned officers to carry guns

Georgia’s second-largest school district has approved a policy allowing certified non-police personnel to carry firearms, as part of its response to the Texas school shooting that killed 19 children and two adults a year ago. two months. The Cobb County School Board voted 4-2 at a meeting Thursday to adopt the policy as a way to increase the number of employees carrying firearms at a time when it is difficult to find new police officers. The policy would prevent teachers from carrying firearms.

Lawyer urged Trump to undo the loss in a way that would be called ‘martial law’ – note published by NYTimes

A lawyer pushing the baseless allegation of massive fraud in the 2020 election has urged former President Donald Trump to undo his defeat through measures that would be considered ‘martial law’, according to a memo posted online Saturday by the New York Times. Steps that attorney William Olson offered Trump to take included replacing the acting attorney general if he refused to challenge the vote at the U.S. Supreme Court and appointing a new White House attorney. to identify powers Trump could use “to ensure a fair voter count,” the memo shown

Four dead in New Mexico sheriff’s department helicopter crash

Four people were killed when a Sheriff’s Department helicopter crashed in New Mexico while returning from helping firefighters battle a wildfire, officials said. The Bernalillo County Sheriff‘s Office said three members of the sheriff’s office and a Bernalillo County Fire Department employee were aboard the helicopter, which crashed Saturday evening near the town of Las Vegas, New Mexico.

‘Disappointed’ Boeing union recommends rejection of contract offer

Boeing said on Saturday it was “disappointed” that the union representing nearly 2,500 employees at the US aircraft manufacturer’s facilities in the St. Louis area recommended rejecting management’s contract offer. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the union representing the workers, said in an earlier statement that it recommended rejecting the ‘last, best and final’ contract offer. company.

Judge blocks Biden’s administrative guidelines on transgender athletes and restrooms

A federal judge in Tennessee has temporarily blocked Biden administration guidelines allowing transgender workers and students to use bathrooms and locker rooms and join sports teams that match their gender identity. Judge Charles Atchley Jr. of the Eastern District of Tennessee ruled Friday that the administration’s guidelines would prevent some states from enforcing their own laws on transgender athletes’ participation in women’s sports and bathroom access.

San Francisco International Airport resumes operations after bomb threat

San Francisco International Airport said it had resumed normal operations after evacuating the international terminal on Friday night following a bomb threat. “Police have cleared the international terminal. SFO is resuming normal operations,” the airport said in a tweet on Saturday.

Donald Trump’s fundraising juggernaut slows as other Republicans win

Former President Donald Trump’s online fundraising has slowed in recent months, a financial disclosure showed on Friday, adding to doubts about the firmness of his grip on the Republican Party. Trump’s political committees raised about $18 million between April and June, about $2 million less than in the previous three months, according to a report by WinRed, the Republican donations processing portal.

Judge overturns arrest warrant for Republican county clerk after bail breach

A Colorado judge on Friday overturned an arrest warrant for a county clerk who was charged with felony tampering with voting materials and then lost a bid for the Republican nomination for Colorado’s election leadership position. Mesa County District Judge Matthew Barrett said he was giving Tina Peters a break because her attorney took responsibility for not serving his client with an order restraining him from traveling out of state without court approval. The ban was part of the conditions of his bail which allowed him to be released from prison ahead of trial in March.

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