Lawmakers Want Justice Department to Investigate More Trump Supporters
In The News
Lawmakers Want Justice Department to Investigate More Trump Supporters
2023-02-03 20:35:39
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are asking the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate whether Special Counsel John Durham and former Attorney General Bill Barr abused their authority with their review of Congress' Russia inquiry. The Democrats say they suspect Durham... Read More

Trump Sues Washington Post Editor for Audiobook About His Presidency
Litigation
Trump Sues Washington Post Editor for Audiobook About His Presidency
2023-01-31 21:42:25
by Tom Ramstack

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming $50 million in damages because of recordings from interviews that Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward released in an audiobook. Trump admits he consented to giving taped interviews to... Read More

Judge to Hold Hearing Over Georgia Special Grand Jury Report
2020 Elections
Judge to Hold Hearing Over Georgia Special Grand Jury Report

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge is set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to release a report by a special grand jury tasked with investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies broke any laws as they sought to overturn his narrow 2020... Read More

Trump’s MAGA Forces Threaten to Upend Vote for RNC Chair
Political News
Trump's MAGA Forces Threaten to Upend Vote for RNC Chair

NEW YORK (AP) — By week's end, the Republican National Committee is set to resolve a bitter leadership feud that has exposed perilous divisions within a party that has struggled to move past a disappointing midterm ahead of a critical race for... Read More

Florida Judge Fines Trump, Lawyer for ‘Frivolous’ Lawsuit
In The News
Florida Judge Fines Trump, Lawyer for 'Frivolous' Lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida Judge sanctioned former President Donald Trump and one of his attorneys Thursday, ordering them to pay nearly $1 million for filing what he said was a bogus lawsuit against Trump's 2016 rival Hillary Clinton and others.... Read More

Trump to Be Joined by Graham, McMaster at January SC Event
Elections
Trump to Be Joined by Graham, McMaster at January SC Event

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump will be joined by two high-profile South Carolina supporters — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Gov. Henry McMaster — at his first public 2024 presidential campaign event in the early voting state... Read More

Deposition Unsealed in Lawsuit Accusing Trump of Rape
Law
Deposition Unsealed in Lawsuit Accusing Trump of Rape
2023-01-09 21:15:59
by Tom Ramstack

NEW YORK — A woman who accused former President Donald Trump of raping her claimed in parts of a deposition unsealed publicly Monday that her life was thrown into turmoil by the assault in a New York department store dressing... Read More

Trump Sued for Wrongful Death of Officer at Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
Law
Trump Sued for Wrongful Death of Officer at Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
2023-01-06 19:08:08
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — The estate of a police officer who died a day after the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is suing former President Donald Trump and two rioters. The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Washington,... Read More

House Democrats Release Six Years of Trump Tax Returns
Congress
House Democrats Release Six Years of Trump Tax Returns
2022-12-30 18:07:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee released six years of former President Donald Trump’s tax records on Friday, the final chapter in a years-long legal battle during which the former real estate developer and reality TV... Read More

Jan. 6 Report: Trump ‘Lit That Fire’ of Capitol Insurrection
Jan. 6
Jan. 6 Report: Trump 'Lit That Fire' of Capitol Insurrection

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee’s final report asserts that Donald Trump criminally engaged in a “multi-part conspiracy” to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 presidential election and failed to act to stop his supporters from attacking... Read More

National Archives Releases FOIA Request Records Related to Docs Taken to Mar-a-Lago
Political News
National Archives Releases FOIA Request Records Related to Docs Taken to Mar-a-Lago
2022-12-20 21:35:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The National Archives and Records Administration on Tuesday released 573 pages of internal emails related to 15 boxes of materials the agency received from former President Donald Trump last January. The documents, the third such tranche released by... Read More

GOP’s Usual Embrace of Trump Muted After Criminal Referral
Jan. 6
GOP's Usual Embrace of Trump Muted After Criminal Referral

NEW YORK (AP) — The Republican Party quickly and forcefully rallied behind Donald Trump in the hours after federal agents seized classified documents from his Florida estate this summer. Four months later, that sense of intensity and urgency was missing — at... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Urges Trump Prosecution on Four Criminal Counts
Congress
Jan. 6 Panel Urges Trump Prosecution on Four Criminal Counts
2022-12-19 22:44:25
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, siege on the U.S. Capitol sent Justice Department prosecutors a recommendation that former President Donald Trump be charged with four crimes. Those alleged crimes are inciting or assisting an... Read More

DC Panel Says Trump Attorney Giuliani Breached Ethics With Election Lawsuits
Law
DC Panel Says Trump Attorney Giuliani Breached Ethics With Election Lawsuits
2022-12-16 21:14:24
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Former New York Mayor and presidential lawyer Rudy Giuliani should be disciplined for violating ethics responsibilities of attorneys after he challenged the 2020 election results, a hearing panel of the District of Columbia Bar concluded Thursday. The three-person... Read More

11th Circuit Removes Special Master in Trump Documents Case
Law
11th Circuit Removes Special Master in Trump Documents Case
2022-12-02 16:04:35
by Dan McCue

ATLANTA — A federal appeals court has removed a major obstacle to the Justice Department’s criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump’s hoarding of national security records at his Mar-a-Lago residence. In a unanimous but unsigned ruling handed down late... Read More

White House Offers Up Thanksgiving ‘Talking Points’ to Get Through Thursday’s Dinner
White House
White House Offers Up Thanksgiving ‘Talking Points’ to Get Through Thursday’s Dinner
2022-11-23 17:17:52
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Elon Musk may have invited former President Donald Trump back to Twitter, but it’s the Biden administration that is taking full advantage of the social media platform for some pre-holiday messaging. In a Tweet posted shortly after 9... Read More

Supreme Court Says Trump Must Give Tax Returns to Congress
Supreme Court
Supreme Court Says Trump Must Give Tax Returns to Congress
2022-11-22 20:41:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave former President Donald Trump a little less to be thankful for this Thursday, clearing the path for the imminent handing over of his tax returns to a congressional committee. As is their custom, the... Read More

Trump to Be Hit With Second Round of Lawsuit by Woman Claiming Rape
Litigation
Trump to Be Hit With Second Round of Lawsuit by Woman Claiming Rape
2022-11-21 22:40:24
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — An advice columnist who accused Donald Trump of raping her before he was president plans to refile her defamation lawsuit against him this week and add a new legal claim. The new claim of battery results from the... Read More

Garland to Name Special Counsel for Trump Investigations
Justice
Garland to Name Special Counsel for Trump Investigations
2022-11-18 20:18:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed a special counsel to take over two major criminal investigations involving former President Donald Trump, including his role in events leading up to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol and... Read More

Trump Prepares to Launch 3rd Campaign for the White House
Elections
Trump Prepares to Launch 3rd Campaign for the White House

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is preparing to launch his third campaign for the White House on Tuesday, looking to move on from disappointing midterm defeats and defy history amid signs that his grip on the Republican Party is waning. Trump had hoped to... Read More

‘Did Not End Well’: New Pence Book Details Split With Trump
Books
'Did Not End Well': New Pence Book Details Split With Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence blames Donald Trump for endangering his family “and all those serving at the Capitol” on Jan. 6 in a new memoir released Tuesday. In “So Help Me God,” Pence recounts, for the first time in... Read More

Trump Argues Documents FBI Seized Were Personal in His Latest Court Battle
Litigation
Trump Argues Documents FBI Seized Were Personal in His Latest Court Battle
2022-11-14 22:21:12
by Tom Ramstack

MIAMI — Former President Donald Trump is fighting back against FBI allegations he illegally took secret documents from the White House that he stored in his home. In a court filing last week that a judge unsealed Monday, Trump says... Read More

Trump Urged to Delay 2024 Launch After GOP’s Uneven Election
2022 Elections
Trump Urged to Delay 2024 Launch After GOP's Uneven Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed to be a red wave that former President Donald Trump could triumphantly ride to the Republican nomination as he prepares to launch another White House run. Instead, Tuesday night’s disappointing results for the GOP are raising new questions... Read More

Oath Keepers Founder Denies Planning Jan. 6 Riot at Capitol
Law
Oath Keepers Founder Denies Planning Jan. 6 Riot at Capitol
2022-11-07 21:53:32
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes denied that he planned an attack on the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, 2021, as he testified during his own trial Monday in Washington, D.C. He said his earlier suggestion to then-President Donald Trump... Read More

<strong>Trump Misses Deadline to Deliver Documents Congress Subpoenaed</strong>
Congress
Trump Misses Deadline to Deliver Documents Congress Subpoenaed
2022-11-05 00:01:39
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — The deadline came and went Friday for Donald Trump to deliver documents that answer the subpoena from the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. Lawmakers warned him he would suffer... Read More

If Trump Runs, He’ll Face Multiple Legal Challenges as ‘Insurrectionist’
Political News
If Trump Runs, He’ll Face Multiple Legal Challenges as ‘Insurrectionist’
2022-11-04 23:51:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — If former President Donald Trump actually runs for president in 2024, he’ll face a concerted multistate effort to brand him an insurrectionist and have him tossed off the ballot, an attorney for Free Speech for People said Friday.... Read More

Giuliani Defamation Lawsuit Shows Challenges Faced by Poll Workers
Litigation
Giuliani Defamation Lawsuit Shows Challenges Faced by Poll Workers
2022-11-02 20:28:58
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani by two Georgia women who counted ballots in 2020. They say the former New York mayor and attorney for Donald Trump... Read More

Trump Asks Justices to Keep Tax Returns From House Committee
Taxes
Trump Asks Justices to Keep Tax Returns From House Committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is going to the Supreme Court, again, this time to try to stop his tax returns from being handed to a congressional committee. In an emergency appeal filed Monday, Trump wants the court... Read More

Trump Associate Denies Illegal Foreign Lobbying for United Arab Emirates
Law
Trump Associate Denies Illegal Foreign Lobbying for United Arab Emirates
2022-10-25 20:59:58
by Tom Ramstack

NEW YORK — Real estate investment mogul Thomas J. Barrack Jr. testified in a New York courtroom Monday that his affiliation with Donald Trump's presidency was "disastrous" for his business and personal life. He is charged with lying to the... Read More

Select Committee Subpoena’s Trump Over Jan. 6 Siege of Capitol
Congress
Select Committee Subpoena’s Trump Over Jan. 6 Siege of Capitol
2022-10-21 19:50:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol formally issued a subpoena to former President Donald Trump on Friday, potentially setting the stage for a landmark court battle likely to end in the... Read More

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