Whistle-Blower to Accuse Facebook of Contributing to Jan. 6 Riot, Memo Says
In an internal memo meant to pre-empt a “60 Minutes” interview, Facebook defended itself and said that social media was not a primary cause of polarization.
Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice president of policy and global affairs, in 2019. On Friday, he sent a memo to employees to pre-empt a whistle-blower’s accusations.Credit...Stefan Rousseau/PA via Associated Press
(CNN) John Eastman, a conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump's legal team, outlined in a two-page memo a scheme to try to persuade then-Vice President Mike Pence to subvert the Constitution and throw out the 2020 election results on January 6.
By Errol Morris Mr. Morris is the director of a 2013 film about Donald Rumsfeld, “The Unknown Known.”
Trying to understand another human being is often a dismal task. And if not dismal, thankless. What am I supposed to do? Disapprove of Donald Rumsfeld? That’s easy. Perhaps too easy. He was ambitious, driven — also lucky. And, as we all know, he was one of the chief architects of the disastrous war in Iraq.
Two historian groups, an independent archive and a watchdog organization are suing President Trump and other administration officials to ensure compliance with records laws, the groups announced this week. With Trump facing “potential legal and financial exposure once he leaves office,” the groups said, “there is a growing risk that he will destroy records of his presidency before leaving.”
Barr Hands Prosecutors the Authority to Investigate Voter Fraud Claims The attorney general said that he had authorized “instances” of investigative steps but that inquiries should not be based on specious claims.
Attorney General William P. Barr met with Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, at the Capitol on Monday.Credit...Al Drago for The New York Times