*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
+ The Olympian: Washington Tribes share these environmental concerns with Biden representative – “In Washington, we’re about ground zero for the impacts of climate change,” said Ed Johnstone of the Quinault Indian Nation.
+ The Olympian: U.S. Senate confirms first Native American federal judge in WA history – “While this number is still too low, Ms. King’s confirmation would be an important step,” U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
The Huffington Post: Senate Republicans Shrug Off Candidates’ Domestic Abuse Allegations – Three GOP Senate candidates, including two with Trump’s backing, have been accused of abusing women. Republicans don’t seem to mind.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
Truthout: Report: Trump’s Former Aides Plan to Defy January 6 Commission’s Subpoenas [Ed note: If the subpoenas are ignored Trump-style, then the committee needs to hold the aides in criminal contempt. Then issue arrest orders if necessary. Enough of this feckless behavior.]
MSNBC Opinion by Richard W. Painter: Stocks owned by Supreme Court justices tilt the scales of justice – We have an ethical crisis across all three branches of government.