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Liz Cheney calls Trump ‘a domestic threat we have never faced before’
Vice-chair of January 6 committee tells fellow Republicans it is impossible to be loyal to both Trump and the US constitution

David Smith Washington bureau chief

30, Jun, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Earthly Order: ‘mercurial professor’ with urgent ideas on climate change
In his ambitious new book, distinguished professor Saleem Ali tries to bridge the gap between politics and science to help plan for a safer future

David Smith in Washington

30, Jun, 2022 @6:06 AM

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Angry, violent, reckless: testimony paints shocking portrait of Trump
Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony of a president lunging at a Secret Service agent’s throat ‘is going to loom very large’ in US history, experts say

David Smith in Washington

28, Jun, 2022 @8:33 PM

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‘A mockery of democracy’: US supreme court in question after abortion ruling
In scrapping the right to terminate a pregnancy the court went against the popular will – only 25% of Americans now have confidence in the institution

David Smith in Washington

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Protests sweep across nation as supreme court overturns Roe v Wade – as it happened
Landmark ruling split on ideological lines, with six conservatives voting in favor and three liberals dissenting – follow all the latest news

Maanvi Singh and Chris Stein in Washington

25, Jun, 2022 @2:19 AM

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Trump feeling fallout of Capitol attack hearings as allies abandon ship
Analysis: The smooth and efficient proceedings with testimonies from Republicans has reportedly infuriated Trump

David Smith in Washington

24, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Cruel timing for Biden as court’s gun ruling clouds breakthrough in Congress
President ‘deeply disappointed’ by justices’ decision as bipartisan bill to strengthen gun safety appears ready to pass

David Smith in Washington

23, Jun, 2022 @5:31 PM

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‘A dangerous cancer’: fourth hearing reveals how Trump’s big lie destroyed people’s lives
Former president’s attacks on state officials to overturn Biden’s election victory resulted in harassment and threats

David Smith in Washington

22, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Republicans exude confidence at Nashville event as midterms loom
Party officials, prominent supporters, lawmakers and Trump took the stage at the ‘Road to Majority’ conference, but were vague on how they would ‘rescue America’

David Smith in Nashville

20, Jun, 2022 @7:30 AM

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January 6 hearings make for gripping TV, but are voters paying attention?
The committee’s tightly scripted production has impressed political junkies but Democrats worry many Americans are focused elsewhere

David Smith in Nashville, Tennessee

19, Jun, 2022 @3:16 PM

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‘A one-sided witch-hunt’: angry Trump lashes out at January 6 hearings
Former president attacks ‘disgraceful performance of the unselect committee’ and denies he bullied Mike Pence to overturn election

David Smith in Nashville

17, Jun, 2022 @9:27 PM

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Pence the ‘hero’ who foiled Trump’s plot – could it lead to a 2024 run?
The former VP rejected the plot to overturn the election – the death knell for Trump and Pence’s marriage of convenience

David Smith in Washington

17, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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