NYC mayor Eric Adams converted his first paycheck into Bitcoin and Ether last week — then the crypto market crashed

New York City mayor Eric Adams converted his first paycheck to Bitcoin and Ether last week. Then the crypto market crashed. Bloomberg calculates Adams lost around $1,000 through Monday. Bitcoin is about 22% lower year-to-date, while ether is down about 35% in the same period. Loading Something is loading. New York City Mayor Eric Adams…

Trump aides facing subpoenas from the Jan. 6 committee are lining up for handouts from a conservative legal defense fund — but there’s a catch to receive funding

Former Trump aides are flocking to a conservative defense fund for help paying their legal bills. Matt Schlapp said it aims to help junior aides who “are being squeezed” to discuss more senior ones. Schlapp, the fund’s chair, said he and the Trump team decide who can use cash from the fund. Loading Something is…

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Justice Stephen Breyer in 2014Liberal US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire later this year after nearly three decades on the bench.His decision ensures President Joe Biden will have an opportunity to nominate a successor who could serve for decades.But Justice Breyer’s replacement will not shift the court’s current…