House Minority Witness Backflips on Burisma and Backs Biden

Former Ambassador Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, backfired as a witness called by the Republican minority of the intelligence committee during remarks extolling former vice president Joe Biden and reversing his earlier testimony on the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

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Frustrated Democratic Governors Turn to Executive Orders

Wisconsin’s Democratic Governor Tony Evers tried for months to get the Republican-controlled Legislature to take up a pair of gun-control bills, holding news conferences and touting polls showing strong public support. When Republicans wouldn’t budge, Evers turned up the heat by using an executive order — his 54th in less than a year — to call a special session on the issue.

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