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Jason Donner, a former Fox News Capitol Hill reporter and producer, has sued the network alleging they fired him for challenging on-air lies regarding the 2020 election. Donner claims Fox knew then-President Donald Trump’s claims blaming voter fraud for his electoral defeat were false, but the network “purged” journalists who spoke out against them. The wrongful termination and discrimination claim seeks undisclosed damages as well as a judgment that would prohibit Fox from discriminating against or retaliating against Donner as well as other current

Republican Representatives Ken Buck of Colorado and Kay Granger of Texas have announced they won’t seek re-election to the House of Representatives. While announcing his decision, Buck emphasized his disappointment in Congress's inability to address major issues and with the Republican Party’s continued reliance on the lie that the 2020 election was stolen. When announcing her decision Granger, who is 80 years old, told reporters she believes it is time for a new generation of leaders.Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA

Representative George Santos, the New York Republican who admitted to lying about his background and has now been indicted on federal fraud charges, survived a bipartisan effort to expel him from the House of Representatives. The expulsion resolution was led by Santos’ fellow New York Republicans, but after a vote of 179 in favor of expulsion, 213 against, and 19 voting present Santos will remain in office for the time being.Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:DonkeyHotey (CC BY 2.0 DEED)

The new House Speaker Mike Johnson, a Republican from Louisiana, played a key role in efforts by former President Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Johnson was the GOP caucus vice chair at the time and led the amicus brief signed by over 100 House Republicans in support of a Texas lawsuit seeking to invalidate the 2020 election results in four swing states Biden won: Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The lawsuit drew harsh criticism from state attorneys general who described it

United States District Judge Tanya Chutkan has issued a partial gag order forbidding former President Donald Trump from making statements about potential witnesses or disparaging comments about the prosecutors in his federal election interference case. The order does not impose restrictions on Trump's statements about Washington, D.C., and its residents, nor on statements criticizing the government or the Justice Department generally.Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:Michael Vadon (CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)