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The House Ethics panel said Thursday it has found “substantial evidence” of lawbreaking by Republican Rep. George Santos of New York and has referred its ... Show more
Quick Glance: Ethics Chairman Seeks Expulsion of George Santos
- Chairman files resolution for expulsion vote against Rep. George Santos.
- Report reveals evidence of campaign donation misuse.
- Separate expulsion resolution filed outside of committee process.
- Santos accused of wiring funds to personal account for campaign use.
Trump says charges against him opened "Pandora's box": The former president has sought to delay the trial proceedings until after the 2024 presidential ...
Poland's election result on a knife edge as opposition leader Donald Tusk claims victory
Quick Glance: Poland Returns to the Right Path
- Good news for multiple reasons
- The opposition, led by former prime minister Donald Tusk, is committed to putting Poland back on the European track
- Poland will be able to regain its place in the European Union (EU) and play the role it should never have had to leave
Details of Scott Perry’s role in Trump efforts to stay in power unsealed: The text messages and emails were made public as part of a fight over whether the ...
Trump suggests he could investigate opponents if reelected: Former President Trump said in a new interview that he could use the government to investigate his ...
Trump Accuses Pence Of Trying To ‘Curry Favor’ With DOJ In Federal Election Case To Avoid Criminal Charges
Quick Glance: Report: Pence's Hesitation to Preside Over Jan. 6 Electoral Count Revealed
- Mike Pence initially did not want to preside over the count of electoral votes on Jan. 6, 2021, amid pressure from Trump to overturn the election results.
- Investigations by special counsel Jack Smith show that Pence left personal notes indicating his initial reluctance to preside over the count of electoral votes.
- Pence told investigators that his loyalty to Trump never wavered at the time.
- Pence was also questioned about his recent memoir, detailing conversations with Trump about certifying the votes, including an investigation into the placement of a comma in one section of the book, which Pence deemed a mistake.
What a partial gag order on Trump means for his election subversion case: A federal judge in Washington imposed a narrow gag order on former President Donald ...
Quick Glance: Judge Tanya Chutkan imposes gag order on Donald Trump in 2020 election subversion case
- The order by Judge Tanya Chutkan is a milestone in the federal case accusing Trump of conspiring to overturn his 2020 election loss.
- The order could end a line of attack central to Trump's campaign as he seeks the GOP nomination in 2024.
- Prosecutors say it is part of Trump's effort to erode public faith in the judicial system, just as he sought to undermine confidence in the 2020 election.
- The defense claimed Chutkan's comments about Trump in other cases raised questions about her impartiality, but Chutkan denied the allegations.
Lucas: Joe Biden’s running because he can’t stop: He has only one candidate to beat, and that is Donald Trump. He is also running to stymie Republicans going ...
Trump’s gag order appeal previews America’s grave election year stress test: Donald Trump may have found his “heads-I-win, tails-you-lose” legal challenge.
Trump wants to turn the government into a weapon for personal revenge: Frankly, I am worried.
Trump's lawyers urge judge to dismiss federal election interference case: The former president's lawyers are arguing that the Justice Department is criminalizing ...
Trump and allies plot revenge, Justice Department control in a second term: Advisers have also discussed deploying the military to quell potential unrest on ...
Trump isn't above the law, Justice Department tells a judge: Prosecutors said the former president should not enjoy blanket immunity from criminal prosecution in ...
House Ethics Committee releases scathing report on George Santos: The House Ethics Committee in a report released Thursday said there is clear evidence that Rep ...
Trump’s Recipe for a Shockingly Raw Power Grab: The former president and his allies are reportedly planning to lay siege to the rule of law.
DOJ urges court to reject Trump effort to toss election interference case: The Department of Justice (DOJ) vociferously urged the court to reject an effort from ...
Trump in Iowa says indictments allow him to retaliate against Biden: Former President Trump said Sunday the federal indictments he faces will allow him to ...
Social media influencer charged with election interference in 2016 sentenced to prison
Ex-Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark can't move Georgia case to federal court, a judge says
Quick Glance: Judge denies 'fake electors' attempts to move cases to federal court
- Judge denies 'fake electors' attempts to move cases to federal court.
- Judge Jones denies defendants' requests to move their cases.
- Judge Jones rules that 'fake electors' were not federal officials.
- Judge denies defendants' argument of acting under the direction of other federal officers.
Authorities investigating 'suspicious' envelopes sent to election offices in 5 states
Quick Glance: Suspicious Envelope Targeting Election Office
- Fulton County election officials are among those targeted by 'suspicious letters' in recent days, confirmed Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Thursday.
- The letters, tantamount to threats against election officials, went to election offices here and in Washington state, he said during a news conference.
- The content of the letters was not immediately disclosed. Warnings went out to all Georgia counties to watch for similar threats.
- Officials aren’t sure if the envelope contains fentanyl — as was found in envelopes sent to elections officials in Washington state — but must 'assume the worst'.
Justice Department fights Trump effort to push Mar-a-Lago trial until after 2024 election
Supreme Court seems inclined to reinstate disputed South Carolina map: The redrawn congressional map moved Whites into one district and Blacks out ...
Quick Glance: Supreme Court conservatives unlikely to rule in favor of Democrats in S.C. redistricting
- The NAACP promptly challenged the GOP redistricting. After an eight-day trial, a three-judge district court ultimately concluded that the GOP plan was an unconstitutional racial gerrymander targeting Black voters to achieve a safer Republican district.
- During the Supreme Court hearing on Wednesday, the justices acknowledged that the focus was not on the lower court's factual findings.
- Justice Samuel Alito intervened, emphasizing that the clear error standard does not mean blindly accepting the district court's findings.
- The conservative justices, including Roberts, questioned the lower court's conclusion that the legislature had specifically targeted Black voters.
Trump says on Univision he could ‘weaponize’ FBI, DOJ against his enemies: Trump hasn’t participated in such an interview with Univision since he removed anchor ...
Trump lawyers seek dismissal of DC federal election subversion case, arguing presidential immunity
Quick Glance: Trump claims immunity from prosecution for reversing 2020 election results
- Donald Trump's defense argues that the case against him is an attempt to criminalize actions within his White House duties, such as enforcing federal election laws.
- Therefore, the charges accusing Trump of conspiracies to obstruct the election process and defraud the public must be dismissed.
- Trump's immunity arguments in the federal case are his strongest rebuttal to the indictment, which alleges that he mounted a disinformation campaign to pressure states and Vice President Mike Pence to subvert the election process.
- The trial is scheduled for March 4.
The Justice Department says there's no valid basis for the judge to step aside from Trump's DC case
Quick Glance: US Special Counsel Seeks Gag Order on Donald Trump
- Gag order would prohibit Trump from making statements about witness identity, testimony, or credibility
- No restrictions on Trump quoting from public court documents or proclaiming innocence
- Trump called the judge a fraud and Obama hack
- Trump's attacks allegedly resulted in harassment of election workers and former aide
As a Justice Department lawyer after the 2020 election, Jeffrey Clark drafted a letter to top Georgia officials declaring that the agency had reason to doubt ... Show more
Quick Glance: Judge skeptical of Jeffrey Clark's attempt to move Georgia election charges to federal court
- During a hearing, a federal judge expressed doubt about Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official from the Trump era, trying to transfer his case regarding election subversion in Georgia to federal court.
- Clark argued that his actions were possible because he held a federal position, authorized by the president.
- Clark's attempt to move the case differs from Meadows' and is uncertain, as he advocated within the Justice Department to undermine trust in the election.
- These actions are part of Trump's federal election subversion charges, with Clark being an unindicted co-conspirator.
Trump Mocks Hammer Attack On Pelosi’s Husband In Incendiary Speech: The former president also called for retail thieves to be shot and said he’d use the DOJ to ...
Campaign, court gag order collide with Trump attack on likely witness: Trump’s ability to conform to the order, and a judge’s ability to police it ...
Quick Glance: Federal judge imposes limited gag order in Trump's 2020 election interference case
- The federal judge, Tanya Chutkan, has issued a narrow gag order preventing Trump from publicly commenting on prosecutors, court staff, and potential witnesses.
- Trump's lawyers will seek an emergency stay of the order.
- The defense argues that Trump has the right to criticize prosecutors and 'speak truth to oppression'.
- Trump denies any wrongdoing in the case.
Retribution or 'remarkably vindictive'? Why Trump's push for more presidential power alarms his foes
Trump grouses that his indictments took years. Here’s why that is.: Trump has zeroed in on the idea that the indictments against him are politically timed ...
Clark argues Trump changed his job responsibilities to include 2020 election: Former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark in new court filings sought to ...
Trump Files Motions to Stop Federal Election Interference Case: Donald Trump's team filed a slew of motions aimed at stopping the Justice Department's ...
Clarence Thomas in Spotlight as Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Trump Ally: Trump lawyer John Eastman, who was recently indicted in Georgia for alleged election ...
The Cases Against Trump: A Guide: Fraud. Hush money. Election subversion. Mar-a-Lago documents. One place to keep track of the presidential candidate’s legal ...
Trump seethes at gag order in federal case while his campaign relishes it: The former president took advantage of a temporary pause in the gag order to resume ...
Virginia's Dems in Congress urge DOJ probe of voting issues: Following several Virginia election administration issues over the past year Virginia’s U.S ...
Trump Georgia Indictment: Who Are the 18 Co-Defendants? Full Charges, Mugshots: Trump argues state case is blocked by Supremacy Clause of US Constitution
DOJ Opposes Trump Push to Oust Judge in 2020 Election Case: The US Justice Department is opposing Donald Trump’s effort to disqualify the Washington federal ...
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