From Roe v. Wade was overturned in June 2022, voters supported abortion rights in six states – including red Kansas, Kentucky And Ohio. A federal appeals court ruled in August that it would restrict access to mifepristoneA largely used abortion pill because the Food and Drug Administration did not follow the proper process in 2016 in relaxing regulations to make the pill more readily available.
President Biden would be 82 years old at his second inauguration in 2025, and former president Donald Trump would be 78 years old. Biden is the oldest president in U.S. history, and if he serves a second full term from 2025 to 2029, he would be 86 years old when he leaves office; Trump would be 82 years old. Washington Post-ABC News Poll shows that age affects perceptions of both candidates, but more often with Biden, with 74 percent of adults saying he would be too old to serve another term and 50 percent saying the same for Trump. About 48 percent believe the two men are too old to serve another term, according to the survey. Many recent polls show Asset leading Biden in a face-off nationwide and in several swing states; analysts say both are significantly ahead of the rest of the declared candidates with just under a year to go. Biden became a father approximately the moment seat belts became federally mandatory in America, and Trump became a father the year the first Star Wars movie hit theaters. However, the nation is divided on much more than age, and the presidential election will come down to much more than that next year.
Trump is the First of all the former US president will face criminal charges. He was charged in four criminal cases and denied wrongdoing in all of them.
Trump and 18 others confront racketeering charges in Georgia after leak registration reportedly showed Trump trying to pressure Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find” enough votes to reverse his 2020 election defeat. Last week, the Washington Post got a recording of four defendants offering previously undisclosed details about the alleged effort. These defendants accepted plea agreements.
Federal prosecutors are investigate the deadly January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol in which Trump is accused of knowingly spreading false claims about election fraud and pressuring officials to block Biden’s certification. The trial is together to start on March 4.
Trump is accused with hoarding classified documents regarding some of America’s most closely guarded secrets and conspiring with his aides to cover up his actions. The federal trial is expected to begin in Can.
Manhattan District Attorney accused Trump of falsifying business records secret payments to adult film actress Stormy Daniels during the 2016 campaign. Trump could still run for president if convicted.
Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) announced last week that he would not seek re-election after a House Ethics Committee report found “substantial evidence» that Santos violated ethical guidelines. Faces of Santos federal fees for allegedly defrauding donors and using their credit cards. He has pleaded not guilty.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Virginia Thomas, have been scrutinized for their interactions and disclosure of gifts from billionaires. That includes private jet trips and vacations from the Texas real estate developer and conservative donor. Harlan Raven. Thomas said some omissions were due to misunderstandings and others were related to personal gifts he was not required report.
In the GOP-led House, the Oversight and Accountability Committee is investigating the Biden family’s finances. He has issued subpoenas for President Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, and his brother James Biden. Investigators acquired more than 12,000 pages of financial records and conducted interviews, discovering that Hunter Biden attempted to exploit the family name. The committee found no evidence that Joe Biden benefited from his son’s business dealings, The Post reported.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) faces federal charges of acting as an agent of the Egyptian government, allegedly accepting cash and gold bars in exchange for favors in his role as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He resisted calls to resign. Menendez pleaded not guiltyand a trial is scheduled for May.
House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) led a new “phased” initiative to fund the federal government and avoid a close this month, even if it delayed messy fighting until early next year. A divided Republican contingent elected Johnson as president on October 25. He has never chaired a congressional committee.
Biden promised during his campaign not to build »another foot» of the US-Mexico border wall. But in October, the administration accelerated the construction of about a dozen barrier segments stretching 17 miles across South Texas. The post office reported that families crossing illegally reached a record high over the summer.