WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), who served as a House manager in Donald Trump’s last impeachment, filed a lawsuit Friday against the former president, his son, lawyer and a Republican congressman whose actions he charges led to January’s insurrection. The East Bay Democrat’s suit was filed Friday in federal court in Washington. It alleges a conspiracy to violate civil rights, along with negligence, inciting a riot and inflicting emotional distress. It follows a similar suit filed by Rep. Bennie Thompson last month in an attempt to hold the former president accountable in some way for his actions Jan. 6, following his Senate acquittal. READ MORE: Here's What You Can Expect From The $1.9 Trillion Senate Stimulus Package Swalwell charges that Trump, his son Donald Jr., along with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Republican Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, had made “false and incendiary allegations of fraud and theft, and in direct response to the … [Read more...] about Rep. Eric Swalwell Sues President Trump, Trump Jr., Giuliani, Over Capitol Insurrection
French philosopher Voltaire said he had only one prayer in life — “O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous” — and that it was uniformly granted by God. The answer to Donald Trump Donald Trump Trump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE ’s prayers may be Rep. Eric Swalwell Eric Michael Swalwell The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - Senate begins marathon vote-a-rama before .9T COVID-19 relief passage Trump sued by Democrat over mob attack on Capitol China has already infiltrated America's institutions MORE (D-Calif.). It is not because of Swalwell’s relationship with a Chinese agent or the bizarre defenses of him, including one Democrat insisting he deserved the Medal of Honor . It is because Swalwell’s lawsuit against the former president could offer Trump the ultimate vindication … [Read more...] about Did Eric Swalwell offer vindication for Donald Trump with his lawsuit?
(CNN) It is typically a time where the great and good of the NBA showcase their unique skills to an assembled crowd of fans and A-list celebrities. But in 2021, like many other things in life, the NBA All-Star Game will be a little different. Only a very limited number of invited guests will be allowed to watch the best the league has to offer on March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The main event of the day will still be the All-Star Game -- where the league's best players duke it out -- with the skills challenge and the three-point contest happening beforehand. The high flying slam dunk contest will take place at half time. The Rising Stars match, the league's annual showcase of premier young talent, is not taking place this year due to the limitation of having All-Star events just on one night. Read More As well as putting on a show, the NBA and National Basketball Players Association has announced that they will commit more than $2.5 million in … [Read more...] about NBA’s best players gather for All-Star Game like no other
The Senate on Saturday approved a sweeping coronavirus relief bill on a strictly party-line vote after a marathon session, giving Democrats their first legislative victory since reclaiming the majority. Democrats cheered the 50-49 vote as it was gaveled closed. Sen. Dan Sullivan Daniel Scott Sullivan Senate GOP gets short-lived win on unemployment fight McConnell makes failed bid to adjourn Senate after hours-long delay Sullivan returns to Alaska for family funeral amid Senate debate MORE (R-Alaska) missed the vote. Sen. Lisa Murkowski Lisa Ann Murkowski Senate rejects Sanders minimum wage hike The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Virus relief bill headed for weekend vote Hillicon Valley: YouTube to restore Trump's account | House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference | Senators introduce legislation to create international tech partnerships MORE (R-Alaska), seen as the only potential swing vote in the … [Read more...] about Senate approves sweeping coronavirus measure in partisan vote
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for March 5 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. LeBron James and Kevin Durant left Utah Jazz players to be picked last Thursday night when the two NBA superstars selected their teams for the upcoming All-Star Game. While "NBA on TNT" host Charles Barkley called the decision slanderous because the Jazz are among the top teams in the league right now, James explained why players like Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert weren’t picked right away. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM "There’s no slander to the Utah Jazz," the Los Angeles Lakers star said. "You’ve got to understand, just like in video games growing up, we never played with Utah. As great as Karl Malone and John Stockton was, we would never pick those guys in video games. Never." Mitchell and Gobert were picks Nos. 22 and 23, respectively. Mitchell landed on Team … [Read more...] about LeBron James explains why Jazz stars were picked last for All-Star teams