In the aftermath of President Trump's impeachment, and an upcoming election where a Democratic candidate will eventually name a running mate, one question that remains in the back of many voters' minds is who is next in line should the president leave office for one reason or another. While most people are aware that the Vice President is next in line, the full line of succession includes 18 positions.
After being sentenced to more than three years in prison last week for making false statements to investigators during the Russia probe, Roger Stone's defense has put forth a motion for a new trial amid claims of bias being leveled against the jury forewoman. Spokesperson, Kristin Davis, says that Stone was treated extra harshly due to his relationship with President Trump by not only the jury forewoman, but Judge Amy Jackson as well.
The Trump campaign has filed a libel lawsuit against what it called the "extremely biased" New York Times, saying the paper's March 27, 2019 op-ed titled “The Real Trump-Russia Quid Pro Quo" amounted to a knowingly false smear intended to "improperly influence the presidential election in November 2020."
A House Oversight Committee hearing on voter suppression in minority communities erupted into a shouting match Wednesday when Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., tried to draw parallels between laws that restrict people's ability to vote -- like ID requirements and restrictions on ex-felons -- and gun control measures.