The decision by Americans for Prosperity's super PAC to get behind a candidate with seemingly little chance of prevailing in the GOP primary -- and, more critically, one who espouses views contrary to key parts of the Koch network's well-financed advocacy efforts -- has confounded longtime Koch-world operatives alike. read more
Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-Ky.) has once again flopped in his latest attempt to link President Joe Biden and his son Hunter to purported business dealings with foreign entities. read more
Special counsel Jack Smith directly accused former President Donald Trump of sending angry supporters to the Capitol to "achieve the criminal objective" of preventing the certification of the 2020 election ahead of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol in a notice filed in Federal Court on Tuesday "[Trump] sent supporters, including groups like the Proud Boys, whom he knew were angry, and whom he now calls patriots,' to the Capitol to achieve the criminal objective of obstructing the congressional certification," Smith wrote. "Evidence of the defendant's post-conspiracy embrace of particularly violent and notorious rioters is admissible to establish the defendant's motive and intent on January 6."
Newsmax is clashing with the Republican National Committee after the conservative, Trump-friendly channel wasn't able to co-sponsor one of the first four GOP presidential primary debates. read more
Nebraska State Sen. Tom Brewer (R) proposed during a legislative hearing that more people should be allowed to carry firearms in schools, the Omaha World Herald reports. Said Brewer: "I think we would be very neglectful of our students if we don't look at all the options possible. Our laws order parents to send their kids to school. I believe that leaves us with an obligation to protect the kids while they are there."