Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak

Articles by Joel B. Pollak

Trump Faces ‘Pardon-proof’ Majority in Georgia

President Donald Trump cannot easily obtain a pardon in Georgia if he is convicted on one or more of the 13 counts unveiled against him in Fulton County on Monday, because the state’s governor does not have the power to grant pardons, as elsewhere.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 24: Former U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to speak at the Rally To Protect Our Elections conference on July 24, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Phoenix-based political organization Turning Point Action hosted former President Donald Trump alongside GOP Arizona candidates who have begun candidacy for government …

Recall Launches Against Soros-backed DA Pamela Price in Oakland

Activists officially filed a recall against Alameda County, California, District Attorney Pamela Price, who was backed by left-wing billionaire George Soros in a failed 2018 bid, and has allowed crime to soar in Oakland since winning her election in 2022.

Pamela Price (Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty)

All the Trump Indictments in One Place

Former President Donald Trump has been indicted twice each in state and federal court and faces 717.5 years in prison if given max sentences.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - DECEMBER 9: President-elect Donald Trump looks on during a rally at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his victory tour across the country. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Hawaii Fires Fueled by Invasive Alien Grasses on Abandoned Farmland

The devastating wildfires that have scorched Hawaii and destroyed much of the town of Lahaina on the island of Maui have been fueled by invasive alien grassland species that have grown on abandoned farms that used to cultivate pineapple and other crops.

Hawaii fire grassland (Ty O'Neil / Associated Press)