Thursday’s leak proclaiming a Manhattan grand jury had charged former President Donald Trump in a 30-something-count criminal indictment preempted nearly a week of important stories. Here are some of the most important underreported stories from the last five days.
1. House Weaponization Hearing:
On Thursday, the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government held a hearing for testimony related to Missouri v. Biden. In that case, Missouri, Louisiana, and others sued the Biden administration and numerous individual defendants for violating the First Amendment through what the plaintiffs called a “vast censorship enterprise.”
At last week’s hearing, Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Mo., Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, and Louisiana Special Assistant Attorney General D. John Sauer testified in detail about that “censorship enterprise,” providing highlights of evidence uncovered so far in the lawsuit. Read more…