House panel subpoenas Trump – ORANGE COUNTY TRIBUNE

FORMER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP (Shutterstock).

A subpoena will be issued to summon former President Donald Trump to testify before the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

The nine-member panel voted unanimously Friday in favor of the subpoena.

The committee interviewed more than 1,000 witnesses, according to the Associated Press, in its investigation into what is widely called an ‘insurgency’ by right-wing extremists trying to prevent the certification of the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. as president and vice-president. .

It’s unclear if Trump will comply with the subpoena and what Congress would do if he simply ignored it.

Despite the missiles, Russia still loses?

RUSSIA launched numerous missile attacks against Ukraine this week (Shutterstock).

The barrage of Russian missiles raining down on Ukrainian cities is causing massive damage and casualties, but may not be doing much to change the military situation.

According to the New York Times, in the fighting in eastern and southern Ukraine, the invaders continue to be pushed back.

“They use their expensive rockers for nothing, just to scare people,” said Volodymyr Ariev, who sits in his country’s parliament. “They think they can scare the Ukrainians. But the goal they achieved only angers us even more.

Also in the news … President Joe Biden came to Orange County on Friday, speaking at Irvine Valley College in Irvine…

Sports: Dodgers on the brink after a 2-1 loss

UPDATE: The Los Angeles Dodgers were pushed to the brink of elimination in their National League Division Series on Friday night when they lost 2-1 to the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. They now trail the Padres 2-1 in the best of five series.

See related article at https://orangecountytribune.com/2022/10/14/dodgers-at-edge-after-2-1-loss/

In other Division Series results, the Cleveland Guardians beat the New York Yankees 4-2 in 10 innings to tie their AL series at one game apiece, and in the NL the Philadelphia Phillies took a 2- 1 by beating the Atlanta Braves. 9-1.

Weather: Clouds here, rain forecast

The National Weather Service’s forecast for the West Orange County area for the weekend shows “autumn” temperatures and conditions. The forecast high for Saturday is 71 with an overnight low of 60. There should be some cloud and a 50% chance of rain. Sunday will be slightly warmer at 73 (63) with clouds followed by sunny skies. Monday similar to 73 (63) with mostly cloudy skies.

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