Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone to testify after he was quoted at explosive hearing

The House committee investigating the riot at the Capitol subpoenaed Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone following explosive testimony from a former White House aide who said Cipollone raised concerns about Donald Trump’s plans on Jan. 6.“The Select Committee’s investigation has revealed evidence that Mr. Cipollone repeatedly raised legal and other concerns about President Trump’s…

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Former Trump lawyer Eastman drops lawsuit to block Jan. 6 committee from getting his call logs

WASHINGTON — John Eastman, the former Trump lawyer who wrote memos arguing then-Vice President Mike Pence could overturn the 2020 election, has dropped his lawsuit that tried to block the House Jan. 6 committee from getting his call logs. Eastman’s lawyers said in a filing in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday night that…

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Ginni Thomas lawyer questions need for her to testify before Jan. 6 panel

Associated Press-Patrick Semansky In a file photo, Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, arrives to watch Amy Coney Barrett take the Constitutional Oath on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. The attorney for Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, said…

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Philippine news site Rappler ordered to shut down, founder Maria Ressa says

HONOLULU — Filipino journalist and Nobel Peace laureate Maria Ressa announced in a speech in Hawaii on Tuesday that the Philippine government is affirming a previous order to shut down Rappler, the news website she co-founded, which has gained notoriety for its reporting of President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody crackdown on illegal drugs.The Philippines’ Securities and…

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