U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday publicly introduced Merrick Garland, a federal appellate court judge whom Republicans snubbed for a seat on the Supreme Court in 2016, as the attorney general to lead the country’s Justice Department in his new administration. Garland, 68, has served 23 years as an appeals court judge in Washington but […]
Chuck Yeager, the U.S. military pilot who became the first person to break the sound barrier in 1947, has died at the age of 97. His death was announced late Monday night on his official Twitter page by his second wife, Victoria. “An incredible life well lived, America’s greatest Pilot, & a legacy of […]
‘Epic Level of Corruption’: Postal Service Quietly Awards $5 Million Contract to DeJoy’s Former Company
“Reminder that Louis DeJoy still needs to be fired.” The U.S. Postal Service last month quietly awarded a $5 million contract to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s former company XPO Logistics, raising fresh allegations of unethical activity by the Trump megadonor as he continues to come under fire for causing nationwide mail delays that could impact next […]
ANCHORAGE – The Legislature’s non-partisan attorneys have confirmed that Gov. Mike Dunleavy could legally answer important factual questions related to the instances of harassment that forced former Attorney General Kevin Clarkson to resign. Rep. Zack Fields (D-Anchorage), co-chair of the House State Affairs Committee, asked Legislative Legal Services if the governor could legally speak […]
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Amid ‘Coup Attempt in the Making’ by Trump, Top Democrat Demands Rapid IG Probe Into Postmaster General
Rep. Gerry Connolly warned that the timing of Louis DeJoy’s policy changes suggest a “deliberate attempt” to influence the November election. The top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, a panel with jurisdiction over the U.S. Postal Service, is demanding that the agency’s inspector general conduct a “flash review” of Postmaster General […]