Below are highlights from Jim’s look at news events throughout our nation and around the world. Stories included:
–Militants in Gaza fired seven rockets into Israel early this morning as the nation’s Jewish population began celebrating Passover.
–Just hours after pleading not guilty in New York to falsifying business records in relation to alleged hush money payments, former President Donald Trump slammed D.A. Alvin Bragg and Democrats in a speech saying that he never thought anything like this would happen in America.
–Liberal news outlets and their left-wing extremists were disappointed with the arraignment of Trump, noticing a substantial lack of evidence brought on by “woke” prosecutors.
–Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, the Democrat leading the prosecution of former President Donald Trump, had the backing for his 2021 election from an organization affiliated with the main Black Lives Matter group, Color of Change, a partner organization of BLM.
–Jim Jordan has subpoenaed the former Manhattan prosecutor in the first strike against the office that is prosecuting former President Trump.
–The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered Stormy Daniels to pay former President Trump almost $122,000 in legal fees stemming from a defamation lawsuit that she filed in 2018 that was later dismissed.
–Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a 2024 presidential bid, becoming the fourth major Republican candidate to make such an announcement.
–Robert F. Kennedy announced his run for the 2024 White House.
–Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Janet Protasiewicz defeated former Justice Daniel Kelly for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. This shifts the judicial balance of power “left” in Wisconsin while also putting a number of conservative laws at risk.
–Blasting the North Carolina Democratic Party for bullying, one member has switched to the Republican Party in the state legislature, giving the GOP a super-majority there.
–Progressive Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson defeated Lori Lightfoot to take the Chicago mayoral race.
–A pro-life bill to protect newborns who survive abortions cleared the Kansas legislature by an overwhelming majority on Tuesday.
–Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined abortion activists Wednesday to celebrate the repeal of a law that protected viable unborn babies from late term abortions.
–Police arrested a Texas mother after she was accused of trying to force her pregnant daughter to take abortion pills to kill her unborn grandchild.
–Idaho Republican Governor Brad Little signed legislation Wednesday to ban so-called abortion trafficking in which an adult aids a minor in obtaining an abortion out of state without parental consent.