Ex-Pence Chief of Staff Marc Short Says Matt Gaetz Will ‘Likely’ Be in Jail in 2024

Marc Short, former Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, on Monday dismissed comments from Trump ally Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) about Pence’s presidential prospects, adding that he would be surprised if the Florida congressman isn’t convicted of child sex trafficking by the time of the 2024 election. CNN’s Erin Burnett asked Short to react … Read more

Top Pence aide slams Gaetz for saying former VP can’t be president

Marc Short, a top aide in forming Vice President Mike Pence, slammed Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) for telling a crowd over the weekend that Pence could never be president, saying that the congressman would have no impact on such an outcome because “it’s more likely he’ll be in prison for child sex trafficking by 2024.” … Read more

Glenn Greenwald defends Matt Gaetz for stance on gay marriage

Glenn Greenwald drew the ire of liberals on Twitter after he praised Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) for helping to rescind the ban on gay adoption in Florida while also defending his vote to reject codifying same-sex marriage into federal law. Greenwald, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who gained acclaim for his reporting on the Edward Snowden … Read more

Republicans in Congress sought Trump pardons after Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Up to a half-dozen Republicans lawmakers who strongly supported then-President Donald Trump’s false claims of ballot fraud in the 2020 election sought pardons from him in the wake of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, according to testimony and evidence presented Thursday at the House select committee investigating the attack. Trump also talked about issuing … Read more

McCarthy’s leaked post-Jan. 6 comments: A timeline

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has been at the center of controversy on Capitol Hill after the New York Times released audio of a phone call made in the days after the Jan. 6 attack where McCarthy can be heard disparaging former President Trump and blasting several of his conference members for dangerous rhetoric. … Read more

Mark Meadows was warned of possible Jan. 6 violence at Capitol

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows had been advised of intelligence reports indicating the potential for violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to new evidence released Friday night connected to the House committee’s investigation into the riot. Cassidy Hutchinson, who served as a special assistant in White House during the … Read more