News Wire | Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Trump Sought to Lead Armed Mob to Capitol on Jan. 6, Aide Says

By Mike DeBonis & Jacqueline Alemany | The Washington Post

A former White House official revealed explosive new details Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s actions on Jan. 6, 2021, telling Congress that he knew his supporters were carrying weapons, insisted on personally leading the armed mob to the Capitol, physically assailed the senior Secret Service agent who told him it was not possible, expressed support for the hanging of his own vice president, and mused about pardoning the rioters.

Citing Russia Threat, Biden to Ramp Up U.S. Forces in Europe

By Andrea Shalal & Inti Landauro | Reuters

The United States will create a new permanent army headquarters in Poland and deploy additional land, air and sea forces across the length and breadth of Europe in response to threats from Russia, U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday.

Sudan Army Shells Disputed Border With Ethiopia

By Dawit Endashaw | Reuters

Sudan’s armed forces fired heavy artillery during clashes in a disputed eastern region bordering Ethiopia, an Ethiopian official said, the latest salvo in a long-running feud over their shared border.

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