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New York attorney general asked to investigate Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s book

New York attorney general asked to investigate Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s book

The New York state comptroller has asked the state’s attorney general to investigate allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo used state resources in the “development and promotion” of his book on the coronavirus pandemic. Attorney General Letitia James’ office received the request to investigate the Democratic governor on Monday, her spokesman confirmed. The attorney general’s office…MORE

CNN to host climate crisis town hall with Biden administration officials

CNN to host climate crisis town hall with Biden administration officials

Senior Biden administration officials this week will answer questions on how President Joe Biden plans to remake US climate policy in a globally broadcast CNN town hall, the network announced Monday. “CNN Town Hall: The Climate Crisis” will air Friday at 10 p.m. ET. It coincides with this week’s celebration of Earth Day and will…MORE

Harris pitches American Jobs Plan during first extended economic speech since becoming VP

Harris pitches American Jobs Plan during first extended economic speech since becoming VP

Kamala Harris on Monday delivered her first extended economic speech since becoming vice president, making a pitch for the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan and touting the White House’s accomplishments since President Joe Biden was sworn in. “Help is here and hope is here — and things are looking up. Schools are reopening. Businesses are reopening.…MORE

Supreme Court asked to make foreign intelligence court opinions public

Supreme Court asked to make foreign intelligence court opinions public

The ACLU and other groups asked the Supreme Court on Monday to consider whether a special court that reviews government requests for electronic surveillance for foreign intelligence purposes must disclose significant opinions that came after 9/11. The filing marks the first time the Supreme Court has been asked to resolve whether the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance…MORE

Kimberly Guilfoyle joins Eric Greitens’ US Senate campaign in Missouri

Kimberly Guilfoyle joins Eric Greitens’ US Senate campaign in Missouri

Missouri Senate candidate Eric Greitens announced Monday that Kimberly Guilfoyle, a top official on former President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, will serve as the national chair of his Senate bid. The disgraced former GOP governor has aligned himself with figures in Trump’s orbit, drawing concerns among from an array of Republicans in Missouri politics and…MORE

Biden White House removes Trump-era scientist from overseeing climate report

Biden White House removes Trump-era scientist from overseeing climate report

White House officials have transferred Trump-appointed scientist Betsy Weatherhead from her position overseeing the US government’s report on the effects of climate change, a senior administration official told CNN. The move is part of a larger effort by the Biden administration to clean house of President Donald Trump’s political appointees in scientific roles. The EPA…MORE