Second night of mass protests over foreign agent bill in Georgia
Georgian police used water cannon Wednesday night to try to disperse large numbers of protesters gathered near the parliament building in Tbilisi in opposition to a law that would threaten media and NGOs
GOP Megadonor Paid Tuition , for Clarence Thomas’ Family Member.
Harlan Crow, a billionaire and Republican megadonor, paid for the tuition of Clarence Thomas' great-nephew, Mark Martin, ProPublica reports.
Martin's tuition at Hidden Lake Academy in Georgia was over $6,000 a month.
He also attended
Randolph-Macon Academy in Virginia. .
Crow's office issued a statement,
claiming the billionaire and his wife support many students via funding scholarships. .
Tuition and other financial assistance is given directly to academic institutions, not to students or to their families, Harlan Crow's office, via statement.
These scholarships and other contributions have always been paid solely from personal funds, sometimes held at and paid through the family business. , Harlan Crow's office, via statement.
It’s disappointing that those with partisan political interests would try to turn helping at-risk youth with tuition assistance into something nefarious or political, Harlan Crow's office, via statement.
'The Hill' reports that Supreme Court
justices must disclose any gifts they,
their spouses or dependents receive. .
But those who side with Thomas contend that since Martin is Thomas' great-nephew, and not his child, the payments didn't constitute a reportable gift. .
However, in a 2007 interview with C-SPAN,
Thomas said of Martin, "We're raising him as a son.".
Thomas was also recently scrutinized for accepting undisclosed luxury trips from Crow
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Sources in the intelligence agency said that fugitive Khalistani separatist Amritpal Singh underwent eye surgery in Georgia to resemble Khalistani militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale before returning to India in 2022. According to sources, the revelation was made by aides of Amritpal Singh who are currently lodged in Assam's Dibrugarh jail after police slapped National Security Act (NSA) charges on them.
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Protests in Georgia consist of US-backed opposition groups (literally waving US and EU flags) attempting to block a bill to increase transparency behind political groups to reduce foreign interference;