Donald Trump’s Lawyers Make Fresh Bid to Remove Judge from ‘Hush Money’ Trial Due to Daughter’s Democratic Connections

New York City, NY – Former President Donald Trump has requested that the judge overseeing his “hush money” criminal case recuse himself due to his daughter’s work for prominent Democrats. Trump’s lawyers argue that Justice Juan Merchan’s daughter, Loren Merchan, has a “direct financial interest” in the case due to her employment at consulting firm Authentic Campaigns, which has worked for Trump foes such as Rep. Adam Schiff. Trump’s legal team claims that Merchan’s connection to the case creates an appearance of impropriety. Justice Merchan previously denied similar claims made by Trump’s lawyers in August … Read more

New Jersey Judge Clarifies: Scrapping Controversial Ballot Design Limited to Democratic Primary, GOP Exempted

TRENTON, N.J. – A judge in New Jersey has ruled that a controversial ballot design will only be scrapped for the Democratic primary, not the GOP. The decision comes as various parties challenge the state’s ballot design for the upcoming Senate primary. The ruling was made by a federal judge who stated that the design of the ballots should only be modified for the Democratic primary. The judge emphasized that Republicans can continue to use the existing organization lines on their ballots. This decision is expected to impact the campaigning strategies of both parties leading … Read more

Democratic Senators Urge Biden Administration to Reject Israel’s Claims on Restricting Humanitarian Aid and Arms Transfers

Washington, D.C. – A group of 17 Democratic senators is urging the Biden administration to reject Israel’s claims that it is not violating international law by restricting humanitarian aid. At the center of the growing debate in Washington is whether the United States should suspend arms transfers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government. The State Department recently received written assurances from Israel that its use of U.S.-supplied weapons during the Gaza war complied with international and U.S. laws, including the provision of sufficient aid. The written assurances were in response to a national security memorandum … Read more

Democratic Party Candidate Withdraws from Parliamentary Elections Amid Controversy Surrounding Defense Lawyer Career

SEOUL, South Korea – A candidate from the Democratic Party (DP) has withdrawn her bid for the upcoming parliamentary elections following widespread criticism of her past career as a defense lawyer representing sexual offenders. Cho Soo-jin, who won the party ticket for the Gangbuk-B district in northern Seoul, made the announcement on Thursday after facing mounting scrutiny. Cho expressed her gratitude to the DP members for their support and urged the party to focus on securing victory in the elections. Cho came under fire after it was revealed that she employed aggressive arguments in defense … Read more