Fact check: Kevin McCarthy falsely claims Trump condemned White nationalist Nick Fuentes

Fact check: Kevin McCarthy falsely claims Trump condemned White nationalist Nick Fuentes

Washington CNN — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy was asked on Tuesday about how he hadn’t yet condemned former President Donald Trump for having dinner a week ago with Nick Fuentes, a White nationalist and Holocaust denier. McCarthy said, “I don’t think anybody should be spending any time with Nick Fuentes. He has no place … Read more

Oath Keepers’ Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Oath Keepers' Rhodes guilty of Jan.  6 seditious conspiracy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, uprising. In Washington, DC, jury found Rhodes guilty of sedition after three days of deliberations … Read more

Supreme Court hears Texas’ challenge to Biden immigration and deportation policies

Supreme Court hears Texas' challenge to Biden immigration and deportation policies

CNN — Tea Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the Biden administration’s authority to prioritize which non-citizens to deport when hearing a challenge brought by two Republican state attorneys general who say the Department of Homeland Security is skirting federal immigration law. The justices were considering three distinct issues in the case, which opens the door … Read more

What Mike Pence gets wrong about Donald Trump

What Mike Pence gets wrong about Donald Trump

CNN — Mike Pence on Monday condemned Donald Trump for having dinner with White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West, who has voiced a number of antisemitic views of late. But in so doing, he also sought to rewrite some history. “President Trump was wrong to give a white nationalist, an … Read more

Tony Ornato, former White House deputy chief of staff, meeting with the House January 6 committee

Tony Ornato, former White House deputy chief of staff, meeting with the House January 6 committee

CNN — The House select committee investigating the capitol riot is interviewing former White House deputy chief of staff Tony Ornato on Tuesday, a potentially key witness whose testimony could shed new light on former President Donald Trump’s movements leading up to and on January 6, 2021, according to two sources familiar with the panel’s … Read more

Pence says Trump was ‘wrong’ for dinner with Holocaust denier

Pence says Trump was 'wrong' for dinner with Holocaust denier

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Donald Trump was “wrong” to recently have dinner with White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Florida resort and that the former president should apologize for it. “President Trump was wrong to give a White nationalist, an anti-Semite and … Read more

Kellyanne Conway meets with January 6 committee

Kellyanne Conway meets with January 6 committee

CNN — The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection asked Kellyanne Conway, who served in the White House as a senior adviser to then-President Donald Trump, about her conversations with Trump after his election loss in an interview that lasted roughly five hours on Monday, two sources familiar with the committee’s work … Read more

Trump blames Kanye West for bringing Nick Fuentes as dinner guest

Trump blames Kanye West for bringing Nick Fuentes as dinner guest

Former President Trump on Saturday said Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, is a “seriously troubled man” whom he was trying to help, but also blamed the controversial musician for a dinner in which Trump says Ye brought along a known white supremacist . Trump said on Truth Social that Ye brought far-right … Read more

Arkansas GOP governor says Trump’s meeting with Holocaust denier is ‘very troubling’ and ’empowering’ for extremism

Arkansas GOP governor says Trump's meeting with Holocaust denier is 'very troubling' and 'empowering' for extremism

CNN — Former President Donald Trump’s meeting last week with White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes was “very troubling” and “empowering” for extremism, Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday. “No, I don’t think it’s a good idea for a leader that’s setting an example for the country or the party to meet with (an) … Read more

Donald Trump calls Kanye West ‘seriously troubled man’ after Mar-a-Lago meeting

Donald Trump calls Kanye West 'seriously troubled man' after Mar-a-Lago meeting

Donald Trump called rapper Kanye West “a seriously troubled man, who just happens to be black” after the ex-president was roasted for a meeting this week with the embattled hip-hop star and a white nationalist. The 76-year-old Trump dined with West and white nationalist Nick Fuentes – both of whom are under fire for anti-Jewish … Read more