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Smith Seeks July 8 Trial Date In Trump’s Docs Case

Axios reports: Special counsel Jack Smith in a filing on Thursday requested a July 8 trial start date in the federal criminal case over former President Trump’s handling of classified documents. Smith’s filing comes before the judge overseeing the case is set to hold a hearing Friday on issues including the trial schedule, which is currently slated to begin in …

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Florida Senate Approves Ban On “Cultivated Meat”

Florida Politics reports: Senators voted to make Florida the first state to ban the sale of lab-grown meat. But a majority rejected a proposal to put a five-year sunset on that restriction. As lawmakers debated an agriculture package (SB 1084) on the floor, Republican Sen. Jay Collins said he doesn’t think cultured meat products will be ready for consumption anytime …

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Dallas Cowboys Owner Ordered To Take Paternity Test

The Associate Press reports: A judge has upheld a decision requiring Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to take a paternity test as part of a legal dispute with a 27-year-old woman who claims the billionaire is her biological father. A Texas judge on Wednesday rejected an appeal from Jones of a 2022 ruling in a paternity case brought by Alexandra …

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Sen. John Cornyn Launches Bid For Senate GOP Leader

Politico reports: Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said in a statement Thursday he will run to succeed Mitch McConnell as Republican leader, becoming the first to officially announce his candidacy for the job. “I am asking my Republican colleagues to give me the opportunity to succeed Leader McConnell,” he said. “I believe the Senate is broken — that is not news …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Oprah Winfrey will leave the board of Weight Watchers after almost 10 years, following the entertainment mogul’s revelation that she is using a weight-loss drug. Winfrey informed the company this week that she decided to not stand for reelection at the annual meeting of shareholders to be held in May 2024. She has served on the company’s board …

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FBI Raids Home Of Another Top Aide To NYC Mayor

Gothamist reports: FBI investigators searched the Bronx home of top mayoral adviser Winnie Greco on Thursday, officials confirmed to Gothamist, amid an ongoing probe into Mayor Eric Adams’ campaign fundraising. An FBI spokesperson confirmed that agents entered a home on Gillespie Avenue in the Bronx “to conduct a court-authorized law enforcement activity.” Adams’ 2021 campaign has been under federal public …

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Fox Host Breaks Into Trump Rant: He’s Lying Again

“We’re continuing to monitor this. Just one slight thing I wanted to add because when you hear it – and you heard from Donald Trump about the 2020 election and he got millions more votes. In fact, he did get millions more votes. He still lost that election. That is not in doubt anymore. That’s not being debated anymore.” – …

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Fox Contributor Rages That It’s “Unrealistic” To Expect James Comer To Have A “Smoking Gun” Against Biden

“People asking for the smoking gun from James Comer are just being unrealistic or being deliberately — trying to discredit his inquiry because of course you’re not going a find a check made out by Zlochevsky or Vladimir Putin or somebody in Ukraine to Joe Biden. “That’s not how these things work. You know, there’s just so much evidence. It’s …

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Hate Groups Demand Apology From Politico Reporter For Her “Unbiblical” Definition Of Christian Nationalism

From the Family Research Council’s Washington Stand: Family Research Council and Catholic Vote demanded an apology Wednesday for comments made on February 23 by Politico National Investigative Correspondent Heidi Przybyla, who claimed those who believe rights come from God are “Christian nationalists.” “Ms. Przybyla declared that the uniting belief of ‘Christian nationalists’ is that ‘rights as Americans, as all human …

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E. Jean Carroll To Court: Make Trump Pay Up Right Now

CNN reports: E. Jean Carroll said Donald Trump should not be given more time to post the $83.3 million she was awarded in her defamation trial against the former president, telling the judge that Trump is the “least trustworthy of borrowers.” On Friday, Trump asked the judge overseeing the defamation case to give him additional time to satisfy the judgment …

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