Trump Pressed Justice Dept. to Declare Election Results Corrupt, Notes Show

“Leave the rest to me” and to congressional allies, the former president is said to have told top law enforcement officials. By Katie Benner WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump pressed top Justice Department officials late last year to declare that the election was corrupt even though they had found no instances of widespread fraud, […]

An eviction moratorium ends Saturday. What happens next is unclear.

Barring a last-minute intervention by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis or Congress, a federal moratorium on evictions will expire Saturday night. Tenant advocates say an eviction crisis could follow. Landlords are doubtful. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cannot continue the ban beyond July 31 unless […]

Airlines report huge boom in sales as Brits travel overseas

Grant Shapps says UK being ‘cautious’ over travel list We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Plane tickets from New York were […]

Budget watchdog group warns bipartisan infrastructure deal may fall short on funding.

The proposed spending plan for the bipartisan infrastructure package may not be enough to foot the bill, according to an analysis from the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. The fiscal watchdog group’s analysis, released on Thursday, found that the so-called pay-fors “appear to overstate savings or count savings that have already occurred,” meaning […]

Trump officials can testify in Jan. 6 inquiries, Justice Dept. says.

The Justice Department notified former Trump administration officials this week that they could testify to the various committees investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, according to a letter obtained by The New York Times. Witnesses can give “unrestricted testimony” to the House Oversight and Reform Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee, the department […]