During his interview on Wednesday with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, indicted Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas alleged that Attorney General William Barr was a major player in the scheme to pressure the government of Ukraine into announcing an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden’s family.
“Attorney General Barr was basically on the team,” said Parnas. “Mr. Barr had to know about everything.”
“I did not personally speak to him, [Barr], but I was involved in lots of conversations that Joe diGenova did, Rudy Giuliani it in front of me, and setting up meetings with,” added Parnas.
The summary memo released by the White House documenting the infamous summer phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky already suggested that Barr was involved in the scheme. Trump told Zelensky to coordinate with Barr as well as with Giuliani on his supposed interest in fighting “corruption.”
The Justice Department has immediately pushed back on Parnas’ claim, calling it “100 percent false.”
The View’s Meghan McCain blows up on Tom Steyer: ‘I hate that guy — he should drop the hell out’
Conservative co-host Meghan McCain blasted Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer Tuesday, noting he's taking votes away from former Vice President Joe Biden.
In a panel discussion about the presidential candidates with "Shark Tank" hosts Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary, "The View" co-hosts asked about Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and his compliments for former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. O'Leary said that he has a home in Miami, Florida where it isn't acceptable to even mention Castro's name, much less defend him.
‘Don’t put handcuffs on’: Body camera footage shows Orlando police arresting 6-year-old for ‘tantrum’
The Orlando Police Department has released footage of a 6-year-old girl being arrested.
According to The Tampa Bay Times, Kaia Rolle was being read a story when officers showed up to arrest her after she had a "tantrum" earlier in the day.
The arrest occurred at Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy on Sept. 19, 2019. Rolle's family shared body camera footage with the Orlando Sentinel this week.
“What are those for?” Rolle asks the officer, referring to zip ties used to handcuff suspects.
Battle for Duncan Hunter’s former congressional seat turns into an ugly GOP slugfest
California, once a red state, has become increasingly Democratic in recent years: both of its U.S. senators are Democrats (Dianne Feinstein and former 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris), and only six of California’s 53 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are held by Republicans. The Golden State lost one of its GOP congressmen after former Rep. Duncan D. Hunter Jr. pled guilty to a corruption charge and resigned, and Republicans are fighting it out in California’s 50th Congressional District over what used to be Hunter’s seat.