Conspiracy

Arizona Indicts 18 in Election Interference Case, Including Giuliani and Meadows

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona grand jury has indicted former President Donald Trump 's chief of staff Mark Meadows, lawyer Rudy Giuliani and 16 others... Read More

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona grand jury has indicted former President Donald Trump 's chief of staff Mark Meadows, lawyer Rudy Giuliani and 16 others for their roles in an attempt to overturn Trump’s loss to Joe Biden in the 2020 election. The indictment released... Read More

Jury Selection Begins in First Trial in Georgia Election Case Against Trump and Others

ATLANTA (AP) — Jury selection began Friday for the first defendant to go to trial in the Georgia case that... Read More

ATLANTA (AP) — Jury selection began Friday for the first defendant to go to trial in the Georgia case that accuses former President Donald Trump and others of illegally scheming to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state. Lawyer Kenneth Chesebro was indicted... Read More

2023-10-11 13:19:58
by Dan McCue
Santos Slapped With 10 New Criminal Counts in Superseding Indictment

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., who’ll be voting for the next House speaker in coming days, was... Read More

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., who’ll be voting for the next House speaker in coming days, was charged with 10 new criminal counts on Tuesday, including identity theft. The superseding indictment filed in the U.S. District Court... Read More

One Image, One Face, One American Moment: The Donald Trump Mug Shot

A camera clicks. In a fraction of a second, the shutter opens and then closes, freezing forever the image in... Read More

A camera clicks. In a fraction of a second, the shutter opens and then closes, freezing forever the image in front of it. When the camera shutter blinked inside an Atlanta jail on Thursday, it both created and documented a tiny inflection... Read More

Trump Assails Judge in 2020 Election Case After She Warned Him Not to Make Inflammatory Remarks

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is assailing the federal judge overseeing the election conspiracy case against him, days after she warned him... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is assailing the federal judge overseeing the election conspiracy case against him, days after she warned him not to make inflammatory statements about the case. The former president made posts Monday on his social media network calling U.S. District... Read More

Oath Keepers Trial: 'Armed Rebellion' Plan, Prosecutor Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates planned for an “armed rebellion” to... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates planned for an “armed rebellion” to stop the transfer of presidential power on Jan. 6, 2021, prosecutors told jurors Monday at the opening of the most... Read More

Trump Openly Embraces, Amplifies QAnon Conspiracy Theories

After winking at QAnon for years, Donald Trump is overtly embracing the baseless conspiracy theory, even as the number of frightening real-world... Read More

After winking at QAnon for years, Donald Trump is overtly embracing the baseless conspiracy theory, even as the number of frightening real-world events linked to it grows. On Tuesday, using his Truth Social platform, the Republican former president reposted an image of himself wearing a... Read More

Election Conspiracies Grip Nevada Community, Sowing Distrust

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights,... Read More

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights, livestock rules and marijuana licenses are among the many local dramas that consume the time of the five commissioners in... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Sees Evidence of Trump 'Criminal Conspiracy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol said Wednesday for the first... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol said Wednesday for the first time that its evidence suggests crimes may have been committed by former President Donald Trump and his associates in the... Read More

Report: Conspiracy Theorists Fuel Bump in Extremist Killings

Newer strains of far-right movements fueled by conspiracy theories, misogyny and anti-vaccine proponents contributed to a modest rise in killings... Read More

Newer strains of far-right movements fueled by conspiracy theories, misogyny and anti-vaccine proponents contributed to a modest rise in killings by domestic extremists in the United States last year, according to a report released Tuesday by a Jewish civil rights group. Killings... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Votes for Contempt Charges Against Mark Meadows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has voted to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has voted to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows as lawmakers revealed a series of frantic texts he received as the attack was underway. The texts,... Read More

2021-12-13 21:50:59
by Tom Ramstack
Harvard Scientist Faces Trial for Alleged Spying for China

WASHINGTON — A well-known Harvard University nanotechnology professor is scheduled for trial Tuesday in Boston, Massachusetts, in a case that... Read More

WASHINGTON — A well-known Harvard University nanotechnology professor is scheduled for trial Tuesday in Boston, Massachusetts, in a case that also tests the Justice Department’s initiative to crack down on spying for China.  Charles Lieber claims he was merely collaborating... Read More

2019-07-08 23:45:45
by Tom Ramstack
DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians

WASHINGTON - The Russian government paid a middleman company more than $1.4 million to broadcast propaganda for the past two... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Russian government paid a middleman company more than $1.4 million to broadcast propaganda for the past two years on Washington, D.C., area radio station WZHF 1390, according to recently-released foreign agent registration records. The registration by Florida-based... Read More

2019-05-21 21:28:50
by Dan McCue
Federal Judge Agrees to Keep Seal in Place in Cohen Campaign Finance Probe

A federal Judge in New York agreed to continue to seal search warrant materials related to an investigation of campaign... Read More

A federal Judge in New York agreed to continue to seal search warrant materials related to an investigation of campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen. The decision by U.S. District Judge William Pauley III... Read More

2019-04-22 23:16:31
by Dan McCue
House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Counsel McGahn

The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Donald McGahn requesting that he appear... Read More

The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Donald McGahn requesting that he appear before the panel on May 7. In a statement, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said he believes McGahn may... Read More

2019-04-16 21:04:13
by Dan McCue
Mueller and His Investigation Still Largely An Enigma On Eve of Report's Release

On Thursday, the world will get its first real, if redacted, look at the final report detailing Special Counsel Robert... Read More

On Thursday, the world will get its first real, if redacted, look at the final report detailing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with those activities. Throughout it... Read More

2019-04-02 21:12:46
by Dan McCue
Ex-Hill Staffer Sentenced to Prison for Election Crimes Scheme

A former congressional staffer was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay more than a half million... Read More

A former congressional staffer was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay more than a half million dollars in restitution for a multi-year scheme in which he defrauded donors and used a portion of the proceeds to... Read More

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