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Clarence Thomas Caught Playing Footsies With The Koch Brothers
INSIDE: Kevin McCarthy ... Rudy G ... David Brooks
House GOP Launders Disinformation Through Its Public Hearings
INSIDE: Kevin McCarthy ... Rudy G ... Ray Epps
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06:  Protesters gather storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)
Our Slow-Moving National Crisis Is Far From Over
INSIDE: Merrick Garland ... Kevin McCarthy ... Elon Musk
Damning New Evidence Emerges Against Trump In The Mar-a-Lago Case
INSIDE: Jeff Clark ... Rudy G ... Jennifer Wexton
Jack Smith Is Steadily Boxing Donald Trump In At Every Turn
INSIDE: Jeff Clark ... Ken Paxton ... Jann Wenner
A Consequential Day In The Georgia RICO Case
INSIDE: Mark Meadows ... Hunter Biden ... Lauren Boebert
What A Fight This Is Going To Be

Hunter Biden has been indicted today in Delaware on federal gun charges that mirror the ones he previously had entered into a plea agreement to resolve. That plea agreement, as you know, fell apart in a dramatic way in open court.

Biden, through his legal team, continues to maintain that at least as to that part of the plea deal that addressed the gun charges, he had entered into a binding non-prosecution (or diversion) agreement and he’s going to hold the government to it.

I had half-expected Special Counsel David Weiss to sidestep that issue and charge the tax case instead. That was not to be. (Weiss doesn’t have jurisdiction in Delaware for the tax charges, so I would still anticipate those being filed in DC or California.)

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Aileen Cannon Finally Does Something!
INSIDE: Mark Meadows ... Scott Perry ... Mitt Romney
Is Climate Change Finally About To Pop The Property Value Bubble?
INSIDE: Kevin McCarthy ... Donald Trump ... Fani Willis
Will McCarthy Trade A Shutdown For A Bogus Biden Impeachment? Or Will We Get Both?
INSIDE: Joe Biden ... Mitch McConnell ... Donald Trump
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