Stories tagged: "US Congress"


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New Poll: Voters Support Jan. 6 Hearings, but Worry Trump Republicans Will Promote Violence

Sixty-five percent of voters support the House investigation into the deadly siege on the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

From left, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar, both of Arizona, were among six Republican House members who called on the Justice Department Tuesday to respond to what the called the mistreaetment of "political prisoners" arrested in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. (Photo courtesy C-SPAN)
Group Plans Appeal in Effort to Keep Gosar, Biggs, Finchem off Ballot

The case cites the 14th Amendment, which prohibits people who have taken an oath to defend the Constitution from holding office if they then “engaged in insurrection or rebellion” against the government.

From left, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar, both of Arizona, were among six Republican House members who called on the Justice Department Tuesday to respond to what the called the mistreaetment of "political prisoners" arrested in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. (Photo courtesy C-SPAN)
Court Allows Jan. 6 Lawsuit Against Georgia Lawmaker; Could Affect 3 in Arizona

The lawsuit claims the representatives’ involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol disqualifies them from holding office under the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution.

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Arizona Man Gets Probation for His Role in ‘Horrific Events’ of Jan. 6

Micajah Joel Jackson is one of nine Arizona residents charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol.

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Townsend Drops US House Bid After Rebuke of Rogers Costs Her Trump Backing

Arizona Sen. Kelly Townsend dropped her bid for Congress after failing to get a “promised” endorsement from former President Donald Trump.

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Lawmakers Come Together to Caution Biden on Ukraine

Representatives ranging from Paul Gosar to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have signed a letter asking Biden to wait for Congressional approval before wading into an armed conflict.

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Jan. 6 Commission Subpoenas State Rep. Finchem, Arizona GOP Chair Ward

Both Finchem and Ward supported the Republican-backed election audit in Arizona and have repeatedly spread false claims regarding the 2020 election results.