The DOJ Won't Defend Rep. Mo Brooks In Court Against Claims He Incited Jan. 6 Riot

July 28, 2021 - 9:25am EDT
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A civil lawsuit accuses Brooks, an Alabama Republican, of helping incite a pro-Trump mob into storming the Capitol on Jan. 6. Named alongside Brooks in the suit is former President Trump and others.

Aug 9 - 4:40pm EDT

President Joe Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 into law Tuesday, which allocates $53 billion dollars in federal funding to manufacture semiconductor chips domestically.

Aug 9 - 4:36pm EDT

The FBI search of former President Trump's Florida home is sending out political shockwaves. The politics can cut a few different ways — and fire up the bases of both parties.

Aug 9 - 4:21pm EDT

The Justice Department is following policy and not publicly discussing its investigations, but there are some clues about the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago and its implications for former President Trump.

Aug 9 - 3:30pm EDT

Two veteran observers of American politics, a journalist and a historian, argue that former president Trump is not responsible for the GOP of our day but, instead, exploited it as he found it.

Aug 9 - 2:13pm EDT

Republicans are responding in support of former President Trump following an FBI raid of his Mar-a-Lago property, with House leaders pledging to investigate.

Aug 9 - 11:48am EDT

This was supposed to be a week where President Biden celebrated a series of legislative victories. But it was overtaken by news that FBI agents had searched the home of former President Donald Trump.

Aug 9 - 7:31am EDT

During the marathon debate for the Inflation Reduction Act, a photo emerged of a seemingly dejected Sanders sitting on the Capitol steps — resembling the 1970s iconic "Bill" from Schoolhouse Rock!

Aug 9 - 7:18am EDT

Trump announced the news himself — calling the FBI action unnecessary and attacking it as politically motivated — even though he appointed the FBI director, Chris Wray.

Aug 9 - 5:11am EDT

Wisconsin's Republican primary for governor could determine the GOP's future in the state and whether the party can defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.