In today's news, there is a new lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the World Bank president says he will not resign, and Trump is preparing to unleash millions in the midterms. In addition, the Supreme Court says Alabama can carry out an execution, and an Arizona judge says the state can enforce a near-total abortion ban.
Trump's super power could be his undoing
- A new lawsuit has been filed against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, accusing him of flying undocumented migrants to other states without following state law.
- A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Arizona Republican Party chair, which sought to block a subpoena issued by a congressional select committee investigating the January 6th Capitol riot.
- World Bank president Jim Yong Kim has said he will not resign from his post, and has apologized for recent remarks he made downplaying the effects of climate change.
- President Donald Trump is set to release millions of dollars in the midterm elections, in what could be a prelude to his 2024 presidential bid.
- Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced he will be leaving his post at the United Nations, after his father's death.
- prosecutors are unlikely to bring charges against Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz in a federal sex-trafficking probe.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average has hit a new low for the year, as markets sell off on fears of a recession.
- American cartoonists have offered their thoughts on the week in politics.
- California's ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions are clash with the state's reality.
- A liberal group is spending $4 million to support Democratic candidates in secretary of state races.
- A group of Democratic firms has prevailed in a lawsuit against the conservative group Project Veritas.
- Credit card companies Visa and Amex are preparing to start collecting data on gun purchases, prompting pushback from Republicans.
- Immigration advocacy groups are on high alert as they await Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' next flight of undocumented migrants.
- The US Supreme Court has ruled that Alabama can carry out an execution, despite objections from the inmate's lawyers.
- An Arizona judge has ruled that the state can enforce a near-total ban on abortions.
- South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol was caught on a hot mic making critical comments about the country's legislature.
- China is facing skepticism as it tries to pitch itself as a global leader at the United Nations General Assembly.
- The US Treasury Department is helping expand internet access to Iranian people amid a violent government crackdown.
- US Senator Joe Manchin is facing criticism from fellow Democrats for his opposition to some of President Biden's agenda items.
- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is seeking to pass a resolution condemning the January 6th Capitol riot, on his own terms.
- House Republicans are deploying an agenda for 2023 that they hope will help them win back the majority in November.
- Indiana Congresswoman Jackie Walorski is considering a run for the US Senate in 2024, as Senator Todd Young eyes a gubernatorial bid.
- Donald Trump is being hailed as a messianic figure by some members of the far-right conspiracy group QAnon.
- A new book details the antisemitic plot to thwart US aid to Europe's Jews during the Holocaust, and the man who exposed it.
- Trump's superpower is his ability to connect with his supporters, but it could also be his undoing.
- A list of 51 things the internet has predicted would save the Democratic Party, from yoga moms to stoners to God.
- A review of Nina Totenberg's new book about her friendship with late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, which is criticized for its lack of depth.
- An opinion piece on the next pandemic and how the US is unprepared for it.
- A look at the Proud Boys, "the most successful extremist group in the digital age."
- House Republicans are setting their sights on 2023 with their agenda.
The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics
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