Former President Donald Trump was back in the news Monday night after announcing that his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida was “under siege, raided and occupied by a large group of FBI agents.”. A chorus of outrage from Republican politicians soon followed. Adam Laxalt, former Nevada attorney general and the...
Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Nevada later this week to address a major organized labor convention and speak to state lawmakers about reproductive rights. A White House official speaking on background confirmed that Harris would travel to Las Vegas on Wednesday to address the annual convention of the United Steelworkers labor union. Her remarks are expected to focus on the “shared vision” between the labor organization and the Biden administration, highlighting the steelworkers’ contributions to the federal infrastructure law passed last year.
The former vice president under George W. Bush is endorsing his daughter, Liz Cheney, who is up for re-election in Wyoming
NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Here is an outline of the legal problems Donald Trump might face over his removal from the White House of official presidential records, including some documents marked classified, to his Mar-a-Lago, Florida, estate.
Peter Bergen writes that the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan will long be seen as a defeat rather than a victory. The Biden administration now faces a policy dilemma in working to support Afghans without propping up the Taliban.
Much of the Republican Party was up in arms ahead of Thursday about why neither the Department of Justice nor the FBI had released a statement regarding the search of former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach residence on Monday night.FBI Director Christopher Wray had been the only related person to make a public comment regarding the action taken by the bureau, and that was only to say he couldn’t discuss the topic.There are also calls for a copy of the search warrant to be released by investigators showing why the FBI was able to enter Mar-a-Lago and leave with...
Former President Donald Trump confirmed that the FBI searched Mar-a-Lago. Trump was out of state when federal agents raided his property in Florida.
The FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida has left both supporters and critics of the ex-president alike questioning why the Justice Department would take such an unprecedented step.At a press conference on Thursday, Attorney General Merrick Garland could do little to tamp down on the speculation, citing federal laws restricting his ability to speak about the case. He did, however, announce that the Justice Department had filed a motion to unseal the warrant and make it public record.Adding to the speculation is the the refusal from Mr Trump himself to produce a copy of...
WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - (This August 10 story has been refiled to make clear in paragraph 17 Austin chose to impose no accountability) As weary U.S. military planners wrapped up the evacuation and pullout from Afghanistan one year ago, officials across the government steeled themselves for intense public scrutiny into how America's longest war ended in shambles with the Taliban retaking power.
With each passing day, it becomes harder for a casual observer to distinguish between the post-presidential life of Donald Trump and that of late-season Tony Soprano.In the past week alone, Mr Trump’s home has been searched by the FBI as part of an investigation into his handling of classified documents, he pled the Fifth Amendment in a separate case into his business dealings in New York, and now, according to several reports, he is trying to flush out a rat in his inner circle.“Trumpworld is abuzz with speculation about which close aide or aides has ‘flipped’ and provided additional sensitive...
President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law a bill expanding health care benefits to millions of veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits during their military service.
Former President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and declined to answer questions from the New York attorney general at a scheduled deposition Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he declined to answer questions during an appearance before New York state's attorney general in a civil investigation into his family's business practices, citing his constitutional right against self-incrimination.
The former president was deposed Wednesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James, just the latest in many parallels to the celebrated HBO drama.
And Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has joined the right-wing influencers backing him up.
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Former president Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to answer over 440 questions during a deposition with investigators working for New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office, instead choosing to invoke his fifth amendment right against self-incrimination each time.According to multiple reports citing sources familiar with what happened during the Wednesday session, Mr Trump only answered one question — he provided his name when asked after he was sworn in as a witness. The ex-president had announced his intention to avail himself of his fifth amendment protections earlier on Wednesday at the end of a lengthy, rambling statement filled with...
The FBI search was partly engineered to avoid a spectacle, according to people briefed on the matter
Trump news - live: FBI chief breaks silence on Mar-a-Lago raid as Trump pleads fifth and hunts for informant
As the fallout from the FBI’s raid on his residence at Mar-a-Lago continues with rumours of a Trumpworld informant tipping off authorities, Donald Trump today pleaded the fifth amendment in his sworn deposition to the long-running New York State probe into his real estate dealings.Mr Trump has repeatedly condemned the probe as a politically motivated “witch hunt”. His children Ivanka and Donald Jr both recently gave depositions in the civil investigation after months fighting against subpoenas for their testimony.Meanwhile, reports have revealed that before its raid on Monday, the FBI had already obtained surveillance tapes from Mar-a-Lago via a...
Former President Donald Trump invokes Fifth Amendment in New York attorney general's civil investigation
NEW YORK -- Former President Donald Trump pleaded the Fifth during his deposition on Wednesday with the New York Attorney General's Office. The probe is part of a long-running civil investigation, which began in 2019, into his company's real estate dealings, CBS2's Naomi Ruchim reported. Trump gave a thumb's up...