Legal ethics experts agree: Justice Thomas must recuse in insurrection cases

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Ginni, find themselves increasingly in the eye of an ethics storm over her repeated texts urging then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to take steps to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Those texts have raised questions about what Justice Thomas knew about his […]

President Biden blasts Trump for ‘spreading a web of lies’ in a Jan. 6 speech

Updated January 6, 2022 at 10:45 AM ET President Biden marked the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol with a scathing speech in which he strongly condemned the violence and said his predecessor, Donald Trump, “has created and spread a web of lies about the 2020 election.” Speaking from Statuary Hall just […]

The House votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt, sending a criminal referral to DOJ

A day after lawmakers shared an explosive series of text messages sent to Mark Meadows during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to hold the former Trump White House chief of staff in criminal contempt of Congress. The Tuesday evening vote, cast almost completely along party lines, triggers a series of steps to […]