DeSantis rejects ‘woke’ cash bail reform: ‘An ideological agenda’

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reiterated his opposition to eliminating cash bail in the state Thursday, saying the idea is not “sound judgment” and calling it part of “an ideological agenda.” During a speech to the Miami Police Benevolent Association, DeSantis laid out ways his administration planned to preserve law and order in the state … Read more

House Speaker McCarthy rejects Jeffries’ demand to reappoint Schiff, Swalwell to Intelligence Committee

Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy rejected Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries’ demands to reappoint Reps. Eric Swalwell and Adam Schiff, both Democrats from California, to the Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday. Jeffries said in a letter to McCarthy on Friday that Schiff and Swalwell were “eminently qualified” legislators with over two decades of providing oversight of … Read more