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Sen, Kirsten Gillibrand

NEW YORK – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, the most powerful New Yorker in Congress, joined fellow Empire State Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday in calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign over allegations that he subjected several women to sexual harassment. In a joint statement, the Democratic senators lauded the “brave” women who have accused Cuomo of a range of sexual misconduct, with the most serious allegation being that he forcibly groped a staffer under her blouse at the Executive Mansion in Albany last year. “Due to the multiple, credible sexual harassment and misconduct allegati...

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Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters

The Atlantic staff writer Adam Serwer has a must-read new piece, "Trump's Plans for a Coup Are Now Public," really examining the scope of former President Donald Trump's multiple attempts to overthrow the results of the 2020 election.

Putting these pieces together becomes especially important in light of the newly revealed memo by Trump attorney John Eastman, who proposed that Vice President Mike Pence should have unilaterally refused to count Joe Biden's Electoral College votes — or even have just declared Trump the winner — at the joint session of Congress on January 6.

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Mark Meadows

The House of Representatives select committee investigating the events of January 6 issued subpoenas on Thursday to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and three other allies of former President Donald Trump.

These are the first subpoenas announced by the committee and represent its intensifying interest in what transpired in the White House before and during the assault on the Capitol.

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