The Legend of E. Jean
A Manhattan jury found former President Donald Trump liable for sexually abusing – and later defaming – writer E. Jean Carroll, ordering him to pay her a total of $5 million in damages. Though Trump has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women over the years, Tuesday’s verdict in the civil case marks the first time he has faced legal repercussions for such allegations.
New York Representative George Santos is facing criminal charges and could appear in federal court as soon as today. Santos has been the target of numerous investigations, including a federal probe that began last year about his 2022 campaign’s questionable finances.
And in headlines: President Biden is considering using the 14th Amendment to end the debt default standoff, California Senator Dianne Feinstein is set to return to Washington after a nearly three-month absence, and health experts issued new guidance for mammogram screenings.
A testy and defiant Donald Trump showed up to court yesterday in Manhattan, for the first day of his civil fraud trial. The former president called the suit, brought by New York attorney general Letitia James, a “witch hunt,” though it could cost him control of his sprawling real estate...
Just hours before the Saturday night deadline, a bill to fund the government through mid-November passed both chambers of Congress and was signed by President Biden. The bill – which ensures the federal government can keep paying its workers for about 45 more days – included funds for natural...