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U.S. Attorney David Freed, whose bizarre statement helped fuel the president's discredited claims of mass voter fraud, is stepping down.

The Texas lawmaker hinted that he now thinks the only recourse to Trump's presidential loss is violence.

Famed reporter Carl Bernstein said President Donald Trump’s phone call with a Georgia election official is worse than the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon.

Lisa Montgomery, a mentally ill woman who survived extreme childhood abuse, is scheduled to be executed on Jan. 12.

“We’re in! We’re in! We’re in! We’re in! Derrick Evans is in the Capitol!” the Republican state legislator screams.

Sure, they stood by an unhinged president for years. But now they are taking a stand against violence -- two weeks before they won't have a job anyway.

YouTube terminates Steve Bannon's "War Room" podcast, Parler is booted from Google Play and Reddit shuts down Trump and Conspiracy subreddits.

Thomas Robertson and Jacob Fracker took a photograph of themselves during an insurrection and bragged about their exploits on social media.

A Washington Post report revealed that agents had to go to extraordinary lengths to relieve themselves — including using a bathroom in the Obamas' nearby garage.

A police officer in Texas fatally shot Warren, who was Black, unarmed and on the lawn of his home, after his family called for mental health support.


"Any senator who accepts cash" from Trump before the impeachment trial is "guilty of accepting a bribe and should go to the slammer," declared Richard Painter.

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) uses GOP members of Congress’ own words to highlight the hypocrisy of their criticism against FBI Agent Peter Strzok.

ICE to deport Arizona father whose 5-year-old son is battling cancer

Tara Reade is one of eight women to accuse Biden of inappropriate touching.

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) remained steadfast on the House floor while playing heart-wrenching audio of detained children separated from their parents, despite fierce opposition from the chamber's presiding officer.

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, one of the highest-ranking Black officials in the administration, said Trump's actions “cut sharply against my core values."

Trump administration hasn't decided whether to accept Harvey help from Mexico

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Buttigieg wonders "why an evangelical Christian like Mike Pence wants to be on a ticket with a president caught with a porn star."