(CNN) — The US court system is creating some accountability for hundreds of the people who attended the January 6 rally, which turned into the insurrection at the US Capitol, by charging them with criminal offenses and in some cases sending them to jail. The political system reveals a much...
Donald Trump waited little more than 24 hours after Colin Powell’s death to rip into his record and dismiss praise for the former secretary of state as “fake news”. Mr Trump, who is known for continuing feuds even after a rival is no longer alive, also criticised Mr Powell for making "big mistakes", particularly in relation to the Iraq war.
President Donald Trump was a symptom, not the source, of the United States’ democratic decline, one of his top officials argues in the latest book to come from inside his crazy presidency. In an interview, she also told me that President Biden is so far failing to do what is necessary to fight for democracy both at home and abroad.
Rachel Maddow reports on Donald Trump sitting for an hours-long deposition for a legal case in which he is being sued, the first of many lawsuits he now faces after using the presidency as an excuse to postpone several of them. Oct. 19, 2021.
As the increasingly bitter fight between the rump group of so-called moderate Democrats and the rest of the party drags into another week, it’s easy to get caught up in intraparty recriminations. But on “Fox News Sunday,” House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) reminded Democrats — and television viewers — just what a difference a Democratic Congress makes.
SkyBridge's Anthony Scaramucci told CNBC on Friday he hopes the SPAC linked to former President Donald Trump keeps soaring. "I want that thing to go up like another 10 times. The more it goes up, the less likelihood Donald Trump is running for president in 2024," said Scaramucci, a onetime Trump official.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Wednesday struggled to answer questions about his communications with then-President Donald Trump during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, telling a House panel that he doesn’t recall the number of times he spoke with Trump that day. The statement from Jordan, a staunch Trump...
If you thought the United States has become massively divided over the coronavirus pandemic, you should take a look at Brazil, where the situation is even worse. This week, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro was formally accused of crimes against humanity by a group of Brazilian senators who asserted he intentionally allowed thousands of people to die from Covid-19.
MAGA loyalist Steve Bannon is facing possible jail time as the House advances criminal contempt proceedings. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber is joined by Congressman Adam Schiff, who is a member of the January 6th Committee, to discuss the ongoing investigation.Oct. 21, 2021.
Oct 22 (Reuters) - Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC.O) Chief Executive Patrick Orlando said that a regulatory filing providing more details on his deal to take former U.S. President Donald Trump's new social media venture public will be published "soon". Digital World has provided few details thus far about the...
Teri Kanefield is an author and a graduate of the University of California Berkeley School of Law. For 12 years, she maintained an appellate law practice in California. On Aug. 24, the House select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol issued a request for documents, including presidential documents housed at the National Archives. President Biden declined to assert executive privilege and authorized the Archives to release the records to Congress. The Presidential Records Act of 1978 (PRA) as modified in 2014 gives the sitting president final authority over whether to assert executive privilege over presidential documents. A former president can be heard, but under the PRA, the sitting president decides.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is trying to make Texas into a pro-Trump utopia. Abbott on Thursday appointed a new secretary of state — an attorney who once represented former President Donald Trump in a failed legal challenge seeking to overturn Pennsylvania’s 2020 election results. The appointee, John Scott, previously served as Texas’ deputy attorney general when Abbott was the state’s attorney general.