Today, former president Donald Trump will go to Iowa for the first time as a candidate for the White House in 2024. After last week’s high-profile visit to the first Republican presidential nominating state by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R), who is anticipated to launch his candidature for president this spring, Trump is slated to fly to Davenport to deliver a speech on education.
President Biden is expected to speak from the White House in Washington, D.C., about “maintaining a resilient financial system” after his government announced Sunday night that all depositors at the collapsed Silicon Valley Bank will have access to their funds on Monday morning. Biden is next anticipated to go to California, where he will meet with the presidents of Australia and Britain to reveal a proposal to outfit Australia with nuclear-powered submarines to oppose China’s efforts to attain military supremacy in the Pacific.
The investigation into Donald Trump’s payment to a pornstar in 2016 by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg looks to be concluding, but legal experts remain uncertain as to what a criminal case against the former president would entail.
Shayna Jacobs of The Post reports from New York that the district attorney might pursue charges from a grand jury that will hear testimony from longtime Trump confidant Michael Cohen on Monday afternoon. Per Shayna:
House Democrats accuse Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Kentucky) of conspiring with Donald Trump’s attorneys to prevent the former president’s longstanding accounting company, Mazars, from disclosing tax-related information.
According to the Post’s Jacqueline Alemany, Mazars reached an arrangement in the autumn to comply with a subpoena issued by the House Oversight Committee in April 2019, resolving a dispute over the matter. At the time, Democrats controlled the House. Per our coworker
According to three people familiar with the decision, the Biden administration will allow one of the biggest oil ventures ever on federal property on Monday, a day after declaring sweeping safeguards for more than 16 million acres of land and water in Alaska.
According to The Washington Post’s Maxine Joselow and Timothy Puko, opponents anticipated Biden would reject ConocoPhillips’ multibillion-dollar Willow drilling project on Alaska’s North Slope. Faced with the possibility of such a decision being reversed in court, the government plans to allow the oil corporation to construct just three pads in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A), the nation’s biggest stretch of public land, according to three anonymous sources. Per our colleagues