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Quick Glance: The Donald Trump Mugshot: One Image, One Face, One American Moment
- In a historic moment for America, Donald Trump is the first former president to have a booking photo released and be criminally charged.
- A lasting image that will appear in history books long after Donald Trump is gone.
- As Anderson Cooper put it on CNN: 'The former president of the United States has an inmate number.' P01135809, to be exact.
- It's not something he can simply brush off. That moment is going to live on, and it's entirely possible that it will end up as the image that history preserves of this man.
The outgoing head of the Justice Department task force investigating Russian oligarchs and their assets told @WSJ the team is widening its scope to enablers: ... Show more
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- Trump: Did He Pay a Price for Avoiding the Debate?
- Experts Warn: Password Rules as Security Risk.
Until General Mark Milley, no chairman of the Joint Chiefs had confronted the possibility that the president might provoke a coup ... Show more
Quick Glance: The Patriot: Mark Milley's Defense of the Constitution
- How General Mark Milley defended the Constitution against Donald Trump
- According to Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, no Joint Chiefs chairman has ever faced the same test as Milley.
- Milley referred to Trump as crazy.
- Milley emphasized that apologies are demonstrations of strength.
There is still a good year until the US election ...
Quick Glance: Gabriel warns of negative consequences of another Trump election
- A re-election of Trump would have serious consequences for Germany and Europe.
- Gabriel warns of negative impact on Ukraine in the event of Trump's re-election.
- Trump does not consider alliances like NATO as valuable.
- Germany and Europe are urged to prepare for difficult times in the event of a second Trump presidency.
Quick Glance: Lawsuit filed against Rudy Giuliani for unpaid legal fees
- Giuliani's former attorney is suing him for outstanding bills totaling $1.36 million.
- Giuliani has only paid $214,000 and still has an outstanding balance of $1.36 million.
- Attorney Robert Costello and his law firm also provided legal representation for Giuliani in various lawsuits.
- To cut costs, Giuliani has represented himself in certain legal disputes.
Quick Glance: Five Indicators of Republican Electoral Setbacks
- Republicans have faced multiple electoral and legal defeats, raising concerns about their ability to regain the White House.
- A recent Harvard-Harris survey showed that Trump would have the support of 44 percent of Americans in a presidential election matchup against Biden, compared to just 40 percent for the incumbent. However, the GOP's national improvement has not translated into success at the state level, where the party suffered losses in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
- In August, Ohio voters rejected a Republican attempt to make it harder to protect abortion rights in the state constitution.
- In July, a court in New York ordered lawmakers to redraw electoral boundaries, which is expected to give Democrats an advantage in several more seats.
Quick Glance: Hunter Biden charged with three counts of lying when buying a firearm
- Charged with lying about drug use when purchasing a firearm
- Indictment states Biden lied on a form required for every gun purchase
- Relationship with his brother's widow ended in 2019
- Analysis of laptop revealed earnings from banking work in China and Ukraine, and evidence of alcohol and drug-fueled behavior
Quick Glance: Lachlan Murdoch Inherits Global Media Empire
- Over a span of seven decades, Rupert Murdoch, 92, built a global media empire starting from a single Australian newspaper.
- The Murdoch family manages News Corporation and Fox Corporation through a family trust.
- The family trust holds nearly 40 percent of the voting shares in both companies.
- Rod Tiffen, an emeritus professor at the University of Sydney, criticizes Lachlan's ascent to the leadership of News Corporation and Fox Corporation.
Quick Glance: Garland to Testify Before Congress, Focus on His Record
- With a few words, President Biden caused turmoil among the leadership of the Justice Department.
- Garland also aimed to reassure the Justice Department staff.
- When Garland assumed the role of attorney general in March 2021, the president's son was already under investigation by Delaware U.S. Attorney David Weiss, a nominee of the previous administration.
- The president and his attorney general rarely make joint public appearances.
Quick Glance: Ken Paxton acquitted and returned to office
- Texas Senate acquits Attorney General Ken Paxton of corruption and bribery charges.
- Only two out of 19 Republican Senators voted in favor of conviction.
- Impeachment managers allege that Paul helped Paxton with a home renovation and an extramarital affair.
- Whistleblowers reported Paxton to the FBI after discovering an outside lawyer's involvement and Paul's business dealings.
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
Quick Glance: US Senator Menendez Indicted for Bribery
- Indictment unsealed against chair of powerful foreign relations committee and his wife
- Menendez, Democratic senator from New Jersey, allegedly accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes
- He is accused of using his influence to benefit the Government of Egypt
- Further allegations include attempting to disrupt a criminal investigation
The former president is facing four indictments he has repeatedly tried to ...
Donald Trump Tells NBC
Quick Glance: Trump: No Self-Pardon During Presidency
- The complete NBC interview with Trump will be aired on Sunday.
- Trump finds no justification for the indictments against him.
- Trump commented on Hunter Biden's indictment on three federal gun charges.
- Trump is facing four indictments with a total of 91 federal and state charges.
Quick Glance: Ex-White House Staffer Accuses Giuliani of Sexual Assault
- Former Trump White House staffer Cassidy Hutchinson accuses Rudy Giuliani of sexually assaulting her on January 6, 2021, shortly before the Capitol insurrection.
- In her new book 'Enough,' Hutchinson describes Giuliani slipping his hand 'under my blazer, then my skirt' while they were backstage at Trump's speech.
- A spokesperson for Giuliani has denied the allegations.
- Meanwhile, the lawyer who had been leading Giuliani's defense in his legal challenges is suing the former New York City mayor for $1.3 million in unpaid fees.
Quick Glance: Ron DeSantis: Problem with GOP Vaccine Skepticism
- DeSantis openly aligned himself with vaccine skepticism, which is rare among presidential candidates.
- He discussed placing conspiracy theorist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in a top public health role.
- His team criticized Trump's early push for the Covid vaccine.
- DeSantis is praised for rejecting lockdowns and vaccine mandates.
Quick Glance: Trump disappoints union leaders despite promises for workers
- Union leaders say Trump's record speaks for itself
- Union members support Biden more than Trump
- Trump attempts to prevent union dues
- Trump has abandoned some communities that supported him
Quick Glance: US Govt IT Help Desk Tech Leaks 'Top Secrets' to Foreign Nation
- The defendant had access to classified information and has held top-secret security clearance since at least 2020.
- According to a criminal complaint, the defendant copied, printed, and downloaded classified and top-secret information from over 100 US intelligence reports, mostly related to Ethiopia, without authorization.
- He allegedly transmitted this information to a foreign government through an encrypted messaging app.
- The defendant also received thousands of dollars that allegedly coincided with his travels to Ethiopia and the dates when he stole and shared the classified materials.
Attorneys for former Pres. Trump and his co-defendants in the New York attorney general's $250 million fraud lawsuit are scheduled to appear in New York ... Show more
Quick Glance: Judge to Decide on Summary Judgment in $250M Lawsuit Against Trump
- The trial is scheduled for October 2nd.
- Attorneys defend former President Donald Trump and co-defendants in the $250 million fraud case brought by the New York Attorney General's office.
- Judge Engoron will hear arguments on a motion for summary judgment.
- Trump denies any wrongdoing and requests the judge to make a decision based on insufficient evidence prior to the trial.
Quick Glance: No Labels in Arizona: Democratic Concerns about Biden Spoiler
- Over 15,000 people in Arizona have registered to join a new political party supporting a potential bipartisan 'unity ticket' against Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
- In Arizona, which Biden won by about 10,000 votes, the state Democratic Party sued Secretary of State Adrian Fontes, also a Democrat, in an attempt to prevent No Labels from appearing on the ballot.
- Richard Grayson described it as a kind of performance art and promptly endorsed Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris after switching to No Labels.
- In Arizona, Biden was endorsed by former Republican Senator Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, the widow of Senator John McCain - a lifelong Republican who publicly clashed with Trump.
Quick Glance: Trump Allegedly Instructed Aide to Conceal Knowledge of Documents
- Former assistant Molly Michael revealed that Trump instructed her not to disclose information about classified files.
- The revelations about Michael's discussions with investigators highlight the extent and nature of the evidence collected by federal prosecutors in the documents case.
- Michael stated that Trump would write notes on the documents, listing tasks he wanted to be done.
- Her remarks could be used to portray the former president as careless with sensitive government documents and to emphasize his efforts to keep information about the files hidden from investigators.
EXCLUSIVE: One of former Pres. Trump's long-time assistants told federal investigators that he repeatedly wrote to-do lists for her on documents from the White ... Show more
Quick Glance: Trump wrote to-do lists on classified White House documents: Sources
- A former assistant of Donald Trump revealed that he frequently wrote to-do lists on classified documents from the White House.
- Trump allegedly told her, 'You don't know anything about the boxes,' after learning about the FBI's interest in interviewing her.
- The person identified as 'Trump Employee 2' in the indictment handled Trump's White House-era boxes and provided him with photos of those boxes.
- A representative for the assistant declined to comment.
Quick Glance: Ray Epps Charged in Capitol Riot Conspiracy Theories
- On January 6, 2021, Mr. Epps was outside the Capitol.
- The following day, he was seen on another video whispering into the ear of a man who charged at police lines during the riot.
- Conspiracy theories circulated online alleging that Mr. Epps was secretly working for the FBI after the riot.
- These theories contributed to the belief, common in right-wing circles but lacking evidence, that government agents instigated the riot.
Quick Glance: McCarthy Starts Impeachment Inquiry without Budget, Contradicting Past Criticism
- McCarthy called for the inquiry to appease far-right members of the Republican caucus.
- He previously criticized Democrats for prioritizing impeachment over basic government responsibilities.
- McCarthy expressed concern that impeachment has overtaken congressional work and hindered resources for troops.
- He emphasized the potential consequences of lowering the impeachment standard.
Quick Glance: Hunter Biden files lawsuit against IRS for disclosing tax information
- Hunter Biden files lawsuit accusing IRS agents of repeatedly and intentionally sharing his private tax return information.
- Those agents have targeted and sought to embarrass Mr. Biden by disclosing confidential information to the media.
- The lawsuit comes after Biden was indicted on charges related to his possession of a handgun.
- It appears that Biden will be due a refund for the 2018 tax year, pending further development of facts.
Quick Glance: Trump's Silence on Capitol Violence and Potential Prosecutions
- During a TV interview, Trump refused to disclose whom he called during the attack.
- Trump is facing federal charges for his attempts to overturn the election but not for the insurrection.
- Trump is considering pardoning former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio, who was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
- Trump doesn't care if abortion is banned federally or regulated by state laws.
Quick Glance: Trump Criticizes Six-Week Ban as 'Terrible'
- Donald Trump, former president and front-runner in the Republican primary, labeled a state abortion law signed by his top rival, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R), that enforces a six-week ban as 'terrible'.
- Trump refused and stated his intention to negotiate with Democrats on the matter.
- DeSantis quietly signed the six-week ban in the spring but has recently been discussing abortion more openly — causing concern among some Republicans who fear he has shifted too far right on an issue that could harm them in the general election.
- Nevertheless, the Florida governor declined to support the national 15-week abortion ban endorsed by some competitors, highlighting the political sensitivity of the issue for Republicans.
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Quick Glance: Mounting Challenges to Trump's Candidacy Under 14th Amendment
- Minnesota voters file lawsuit to exclude Trump from 2024 ballot
- Growing support for theory of 14th Amendment disqualification
- New lawsuit filed invoking Section 3 of the 14th Amendment
- Trump campaign calls lawsuits "election interference"
Quick Glance: House Republicans to Conduct Initial Hearing on President Biden's Impeachment
- House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., plans to hold the first hearing on the impeachment of President Biden next week.
- The hearing will focus on constitutional and legal questions surrounding the president's alleged involvement in corruption and abuse of office.
- The committee also intends to subpoena personal and business bank records of Hunter and James Biden as early as this week.
- The Oversight Committee will continue to follow the evidence and financial transactions to ensure transparency and accountability in government.
Quick Glance: Putin criticizes US political system in Trump's prosecution
- Putin asserts that the prosecution of Trump is political revenge and highlights the corruption of the US political system.
- The persecution of Trump is politically motivated and targets a political rival.
- Putin emphasizes that the US-Russia relations are unlikely to improve significantly regardless of the president.
Quick Glance: Trump Blames Pelosi for Jan. 6 Insurrection
- Trump accuses Pelosi of allowing violent Trump supporters to overtake the U.S. Capitol by allegedly turning down his offer to activate the National Guard.
- Pelosi responded to Trump's claims, calling him a master of projection.
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