House Speaker Pelosi Names GOP Rep. Cheney To Select Committee On Jan. 6 InsurrectionHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday named Republican Rep. Liz Cheney to a new select committee on the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, elevating the most unyielding GOP critic of former President Donald Trump to work alongside seven Democrats on the high-profile investigation.
House Approves Committee To Probe January 6 U.S. Capitol Insurrection On Party Line VoteSplit along party lines, the House launched a new investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection on Wednesday, approving a special committee to probe the violent attack as police officers who were injured fighting former President Donald Trump’s supporters watched from the gallery above.
Congress, DOJ Probe Trump Administration Seizure Of Democrats' Data; Demand For Barr, Sessions To TestifySenate Democratic leaders are demanding that Trump-era Attorneys General Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions testify about the secret seizure of data from House Democrats in 2018, calling it “shocking” and a “gross abuse of power.”
California Urges EPA To Let State Set Its Own Auto Emissions StandardsOfficials from California, New York and other states urged the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to allow California to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
Federal Judge Tosses Twitter Lawsuit Against Texas Attorney GeneralThe highly anticipated First Amendment battle between San Francisco-based Twitter and the attorney general of Texas must wait until another day.
Biden To Restore California's Power To Set Auto Emission Rules, Reverse Trump DecisionThe U.S. Transportation Department is moving to reverse former President Donald Trump's bid to end California's ability to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
Trump Tweet On 'Chinese Virus' Sparked Rising Use Of Anti-Asian Hashtags, UCSF Study FindsA tweet by former President Donald Trump in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic has been attributed to a precipitous rise in anti-Asian hashtags on the social media platform, according to a new UCSF study.
Rep. Eric Swalwell Sues President Trump, Trump Jr., Giuliani, Over Capitol InsurrectionRep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), who served as a House manager in Donald Trump’s last impeachment, filed a lawsuit Friday against the former president, his son, lawyer and a Republican congressman whose actions he charges led to January’s insurrection.
Lafayette May Seek Help From Caltrans, CHP After Complaints About Trump Supporters On Highway 24 OverpassThe city of Lafayette will likely officially ask the state for help in getting supporters of former President Donald Trump off the El Curtola Boulevard overpass.
EPA Drops Trump-Era Challenge Of Redwood City Salt Ponds ProtectionThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday backed down from its stance that the Redwood City salt ponds are not protected by the Clean Water Act, signaling a change in the Biden administration's direction on environmental issues.
Capitol Siege: San Francisco Man, Self-Proclaimed Proud Boys Member Arrested In TexasA San Francisco man, who is also a self-proclaimed member of the Proud Boys, has been arrested in connection with last month's deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.