Trump’s legacy lingers on as his protégé lunges for power
An avowed conspiracy theorist and white supremacist, Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has emerged as the public face of the far-right QAnon movement as a schism develops within the Republican Party
At around 2.30pm on Friday afternoon, a Capitol Police personnel transporter pulled up outside the Senate Office Buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Several dozen police emerged in full riot gear, body-length shields at the ready, helmets and masks disguising their identities.
Their combat boots beat a brisk tattoo as they jogged in place in the sub-zero temperatures, alongside the razor wire and steel fence perimeter that has turned Capitol Hill into a fortress....
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Shock and awe as Republicans finally let US Senate do its job
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Over the last two decades, opioid addiction has been America’s single greatest public health threat. Now the corporations that masterminded the production and mass distribution of these highly addictive prescription painkillers are being held to account in a series of multibillion dollar settlement deals. But is it too little, too late?
A messy divorce drags Trump associates into the Manhattan prosecutors’ tax net
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Founding fathers set the bar low for presidential candidates
Despite two impeachments, allegations of sexual assault and harassment and multiple bankruptcies, only Trump’s physical incarceration in 2024 would deter any ambitions he may harbour of winning back the White House