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Friday’s Mini-Report, 8.12.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
An armed man flashing an AR-15 style rifle fired a nail gun into an FBI Cincinnati building Thursday morning leading to a police pursuit and shots fired on an interstate, authorities said.
An armed man flashing an AR-15 style rifle fired a nail gun into an FBI Cincinnati building Thursday morning leading to a police pursuit and shots fired on an interstate, authorities said.
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Warrant sheds light on seriousness of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago scandal

If Donald Trump's Republican allies thought the release of the Mar-a-Lago search warrant would benefit the former president, they clearly thought wrong.
President Donald J. Trump
President Donald J. Trump
1d ago

Following revelations, GOP scrambles to find new Trump defenses

As facts come to light, Republicans are coming up with new talking points to address Donald Trump's latest scandal. The script, however, is amazingly bad.
House Republicans Hold News Conference To Discuss FBI Raid On Trump Residence
House Republicans Hold News Conference To Discuss FBI Raid On Trump Residence
1d ago

Grassley, RNC echo the fringe with unsettling anti-IRS rhetoric

Some on the fringe are charactering IRS officials as an armed and potentially dangerous public menace. Many leading Republicans are saying the same thing.
Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Supreme Court Roe v Wade Opinion
Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Supreme Court Roe v Wade Opinion
1d ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 8.12.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
People line up to vote on Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
People line up to vote on Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
1d ago

GOP grows desperate with absurd Obama-related response to FBI search

Desperate for new talking points, Republicans are arguing that Barack Obama may also have improperly taken documents. Reality proves otherwise.
President Obama Meets With President-Elect Donald Trump In The Oval Office Of White House
President Obama Meets With President-Elect Donald Trump In The Oval Office Of White House
1d ago

Poll suggests GOP arguments on Mar-a-Lago search aren’t working

If Republicans thought their criticisms of the Mar-a-Lago search warrant were winning over the American mainstream, a new poll helps prove otherwise.
Donald Trump's residence in Mar-A-Lago, Palm Beach, Fla. on August 9.
Donald Trump's residence in Mar-A-Lago, Palm Beach, Fla. on August 9.
1d ago

Fox News host pushes back on Steve Scalise's 'rogue' FBI claim

Republicans had already spent the week condemning the FBI, even calling for "defunding" it. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise made matters a little worse.
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise at the Capitol on Feb. 2, 2022.
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise at the Capitol on Feb. 2, 2022.
1d ago

Revelations about DOJ subpoena shred Trump allies’ talking points

Several Republicans argued this week that the Justice Department should've just subpoenaed the materials Donald Trump took. The trouble is, it did.
Image: Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building
Image: Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building
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Rubio was right on the money about his Trump nuclear secrets warning

Donald Trump spent much of his term mishandling classified information, including nuclear-related information. But now, the story is vastly worse.
Image: Mar-a-Lago
Image: Mar-a-Lago
2d ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 8.11.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Image: FBI field office
Image: FBI field office

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