Maj. Gen. William J. Walker testified that he didn’t receive approval to change the D.C. Guard’s mission and send his forces to the Capitol on Jan. 6 until three hours and 19 minutes after he first received an emotional call from the Capitol Police chief requesting urgent backup.
The public campaign-financing system Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) envisions will go up for a vote as part of a sweeping campaign-finance and voting-access package he’s worked on for the better part of 15 years.
Germany is entering what the press has dubbed a super election year with a series of state elections before federal elections in September which will mark and end to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s more than 15 years in power.
This public airing of royal laundry is remarkable. In past scandals, the palace was loath to comment on anything, let alone internal investigations of how royal family members treat their courtiers and servants.