Louisiana's Democratic governor vetoes anti-trans sports ban, calling it discriminatory
Louisiana's Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would've prohibited transgender girls and women in the state from competing on girls' and women's public elementary, secondary and college sports teams, calling the Republican-backed measure discriminatory and saying it addressed a nonexistent issue in the state.
Pelosi expected to appoint select committee to investigate January 6, sources say
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to appoint a select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the US Capitol after Senate Republicans blocked the creation of an independent commission to probe the insurrection, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
Defense secretary to recommend prosecution of sexual assaults in the military be taken out of commanders' hands
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Tuesday announced he will recommend to President Joe Biden a change in the military justice system to take the prosecution of sexual assaults out of the hands of commanders.