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Since Roe v. Wade to be reversed in June 2022, voters have supported abortion rights in six states – including red Kansas, Kentucky and Ohio. A federal appeals court ruled in August that it would block access to mifepristone, a widely used birth control pill, because the Food and Drug Administration did not follow the correct process in 2016 when they loosening regulations to make the pill easier to get.
President Biden would be 82 at his second inauguration in 2025, and former president Donald Trump would be 78. Biden is the oldest president in US history, and if he were to serve a full second term from 2025 to 2029 he would be 86 when he leaves office. ; Trump would be 82. The Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that age influences opinions 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 say that about Trump. About 48 percent say both men are too old to serve another term, according to the survey. Many recent polls show Trump leading Biden in a head-to-head matchup nationally and in several swing states; analysts say the two are well ahead of the rest of the nominees with just under a year to go. Biden became a father about it seat belts became federally mandated in America, and Trump became a father the year the first Star Wars movie hit theaters. The country is divided on much more than age, however, and the presidential election will come down to much more than that next year.
Trump is the first president of the United States to face criminal charges. He was charged in four criminal cases and denied wrongdoing in each one.
Trump and 18 others face racism charges in Georgia after leaked recording shows Trump trying to pressure Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to find “enough” votes to defeat him election in 2020 to reverse. Last week, The Washington Post obtained a recording of four defendants offering previously undisclosed details about the alleged attempt. Those defendants have accepted plea deals.
Federal prosecutors are investigating the deadly January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol in which Trump is accused of spreading false claims about voter fraud and pressuring officials to prevent put on Biden’s testimony. The trial is scheduled to begin on March 4.
Trump is responsible for collecting classified documents regarding some of America’s most intimate secrets, and conspiring with aides to cover up his actions. The federal trial is expected to begin in May.
The Manhattan district attorney charged Trump with concealing business records of hush money payments to adult film actress Stormy Daniels during the 2016 campaign. Trump could still run for president if convicted.
Rep. George Santos (RNY) announced last week that he would not run for re-election after a House Ethics Committee report found “substantial evidence” that Santos violated ethics guidelines. Santos faces federal charges for allegedly defrauding donors and using donors’ credit cards. He has pleaded not guilty.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Virginia Thomas, were investigated for their interactions with and disclosure of gifts from billionaires. That includes private jet trips and vacations from Texas real estate developer and conservative donor Harlan Crow. Thomas has said that some of the omissions were misunderstandings and others were related. unsolicited personal gifts reported.
In the GOP-led House, the Audit and Accountability Committee is investigating the finances of the Biden family. He has issued subpoenas for President Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, and his brother James Biden. Investigators obtained more than 12,000 pages of financial records and conducted interviews, finding that Hunter Biden tried to leverage the family name. The committee has not found evidence that Joe Biden benefited from his son’s business dealings, The Post has reported.
Senator Bob Menendez (DNJ) is facing federal charges for acting as an agent of the Egyptian government, allegedly accepting silver and gold bonds for favors in his role as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. – Senate. He has resisted calls to resign. Menendez has pleaded not guilty, and a trial is set for May.
House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) led a novel “ladder” effort to fund the federal government and avoid a shutdown this month, though he delayed the proposed shutdown until early next year. . The Republican establishment elected Johnson as speaker October 25. He has never been the chairman of a congressional committee.
Biden promised during his campaign not to build “another leg” of the US-Mexico border wall. But in October, the administration fast-tracked the construction of about a dozen pieces of barriers over 17 miles in South Texas. The Post reported that families crossing illegally hit an all-time high this summer.