local officials testify to the pressures suffered

Published on : 06/22/2022 – 10:28 The commission’s public hearings into the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol are continuing. On Tuesday, June 21, the members of the commission focused on showing the pressures suffered at the local level to change the result of the 2020 presidential election. From our correspondent in Washington, … Read more

50 years later, the echo of Watergate resounds in the corridors of the Capitol

Published on : 06/17/2022 – 03:09 On the night of June 16 to 17, 1972, the Watergate scandal began. Five men were arrested as they broke into Democratic Party offices in Washington. The case would eventually lead to the resignation of President Nixon, the origin of this intrusion according to both journalistic and parliamentary investigations. … Read more

these witnesses called to testify that Trump knew he had lost

Published on : 06/14/2022 – 00:06 In the United States, the special commission investigating the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 held its second public hearing on Monday, June 13. The members of the commission presented testimony to demonstrate that Donald Trump knew that the presidential election was not stolen, but that he … Read more

the investigation finally out in the open

Published on : 06/09/2022 – 06:35Modified : 06/09/2022 – 06:37 In the United States, the special committee of the House of Representatives on the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, begins this Thursday, June 9, a series of public hearings. The first for almost a year. It is a much-awaited and highly-prepared moment. … Read more

the investigation finally out in the open

Published on : 06/09/2022 – 06:35Modified : 06/09/2022 – 06:37 In the United States, the special committee of the House of Representatives on the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, begins this Thursday, June 9, a series of public hearings. The first for almost a year. It is a much-awaited and highly-prepared moment. … Read more

why the right to carry a weapon remains untouchable despite the shootings

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA), the main arms lobby, held its annual meeting on Friday, May 27 in Texas. The event shocked. Indeed, America has just emerged from two mass killings, but nothing seems to destabilize the holding of this meeting. “The existence of evil people is no reason to disarm law-abiding people,” … Read more

NRA holds annual convention in Houston three days after Uvalde shooting

Published on : 05/27/2022 – 21:30 As the NRA holds its annual meeting this weekend, the umpteenth Uvalde primary school shooting on May 24 highlights the political paralysis on the issue of gun control, which has always prevented the adoption of a restrictive law at the federal level. The National Rifle Association (NRA) is holding … Read more

How the NRA is blocking gun control reforms in the United States

Meeting in congress, the association was to welcome Donald Trump on Friday. Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut, was still mourning its twenty preparatory class toddlers and six employees killed by a misfit, whom the NRA (National Rifle Association) had mounted. It was in 2012. The arms lobby, which holds its annual convention in … Read more

in Pennsylvania, Republican candidates jostle for the midterm election

Published on : 05/17/2022 – 07:18 Voting day in some US states. The campaign for the midterm elections has begun. In Pennsylvania, it’s the primary elections. Members of each party nominate their candidates for the November senatorial elections. Among the Republicans the race is undecided. With our correspondent in the United States, Guillaume Naudin They … Read more