Justice Dept. says Trump's tax returns should be releasedThe Justice Department on Friday said the Treasury Department must turn over former President Trump’s long-sought tax returns to the Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee. Agency: Trump is due $1M tax refund for Chicago skyscraperAn Illinois tax agency has ruled that former President Donald Trump is due a $1 million refund on the 2011 tax bill on his downtown Chicago skyscraper, but local officials are trying to block the refund Trump to DOJ: 'Just say that the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me'Trump pressured top Justice Dept. officials to falsely declare the election "illegal" and "corrupt" despite finding no evidence of widespread voter fraud Trump Raised $56 Million Online in First Half of 2021The former president raised far more money online than any other Republican, federal records show, and more than each of the three main fund-raising arms of the Republican Party itself. Five things to watch as Jan. 6 panel begins its workThe select committee dedicated to investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection will kick off its first hearing on Tuesday with what’s expected to be emotional testimony from police officers who defended the Capitol that day. ‘Terror’: Crackdown After Protests in Cuba Sends a Chilling MessageIn a remarkable act of defiance, thousands of Cubans took to the streets two weeks ago and chanted “We’re not afraid!” Many are now terrified. Senate OKs bill to secure Capitol, help Afghans with visasWASHINGTON (AP) — An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 on Thursday would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection. The $2.1 billion bill would also increase the number of visas for allies w U.S., Germany Pipeline Deal Warns Russia, Seeks Ukraine Transit - The Moscow TimesThe United States said it had reached an agreement with Germany on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would threaten Russia with sanctions. Biden Promised to Restore the Iran Nuclear Deal. Now It Risks Derailment.Both sides have much to lose if a delicate negotiation over limiting Iran’s activities in return for a lifting of sanctions falls short. Trump ally and ex-campaign adviser Thomas Barrack charged with secretly lobbying for UAEA close ally and former campaign adviser to former President Trump was arrested on Tuesday and charged with several criminal counts over allegedly working as an undisclosed foreign lobbyist on behalf of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).