The ex-wife of a Fifth Circuit judicial nominee alleged during their divorce proceedings that he instructed her to make a political contribution on his behalf after his confirmation.
Eliana JohnsonNews: In a 2009 deposition, then wife of WH judicial nominee Sul Ozerden said he pressured her to make a political contribution on his behalf -- a violation of the judicial code of conduct
Eliana JohnsonOzerden's then wife made a donation -- she claims under duress -- to the PAC controlled by then Sen. Minority Whip Trent Lott a month after Ozerden's confirmation to the federal district court
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Virginia turned down hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money used to combat gun crime in 2018, rather than comply with federal immigration
Eliana Johnson"Virginia turned down hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money used to combat gun crime in 2018, rather than comply with federal immigration authorities, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon" via @StephenGutowski
The Riverdale Board of Education approved a contract for a second-year teaching stint for a young Elizabeth Warren, documents show, contradicting the Democratic presidential candidate’s repeated claims that she was fired after a year because she was...
Eliana JohnsonCounty records contradict @ewarren's claim that she was dismissed after he first year of teaching because she was pregnant, showing school board unanimously approved a second-year contract for her via @CAndersonMO
Former vice president and Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden (Del.) expressed support for a national gun registry or national gun licensing "down the line" during a Wednesday forum sponsored by gun control groups and NBC News.
The journalist who wrote a 12,000-word piece rehabilitating Al Franken has remained maintained radio silence in the face of yet another groping allegation.
Eliana JohnsonJane Mayer & Democratic senators who said they regretted calling for Franken's resignation silent in the wake of the ninth allegation of groping against the ex-Dem senator via @HashtagGriswold
Separately, two intelligence officials referred Mr. Trump’s activity to the Justice Department for a possible investigation. Law enforcement officials declined to open an inquiry.
Eliana JohnsonDNI and IG "each referred a whistle-blower’s concerns about the call for a possible criminal investigation into the president's actions...law enforcement officials...declined to open an inquiry..." via @maggieNYT@shearm@ktbenner
The Women's March has cut ties with three inaugural co-chairs after accusations of anti-Semitism rocked the far-left organization, while adding a new one who has compared Israel to the Islamic State terrorist organization and another who's...