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13m ago

Monday’s Mini-Report, 8.15.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
A pedestrian walks past the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building, in Washington, D.C. on August 15.
A pedestrian walks past the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building, in Washington, D.C. on August 15.
3h ago

Giuliani at the center of a criminal investigation (yes, again)

Rudy Giuliani already had plenty of legal troubles. They're much worse now that he's the target of a criminal investigation in Georgia.
Image: Rudy Giuliani
Image: Rudy Giuliani
5h ago

Why a June meeting at Mar-a-Lago over missing docs matters

In June, a lawyer from Team Trump agreed in writing that classified materials had been returned from Mar-a-Lago. It now appears that wasn't true.
Image: Mar-a-Lago
Image: Mar-a-Lago
6h ago

Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 8.15.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Democrats' Fetterman Restarts Rallies Against Oz After Stroke
Democrats' Fetterman Restarts Rallies Against Oz After Stroke
6h ago

Why Trump’s message to AG Merrick Garland was so provocative

Donald Trump believes the United States “is on fire,” and the responsible way to deal with the conflagration he helped start is to condemn the FBI.
U.S. Attorney General Garland Delivers A Statement At Department Of Justice
U.S. Attorney General Garland Delivers A Statement At Department Of Justice
7h ago

Democrats hand Big Pharma something it rarely sees: A defeat

The pharmaceutical industry is not accustomed to losing major legislative fights, but with the Inflation Reduction Act, Democrats overcame the lobbyists.
House Set To Clear Senate Passed Tax, Climate And Healthcare Package
House Set To Clear Senate Passed Tax, Climate And Healthcare Package
8h ago

Trump reportedly saw some official docs as his ‘personal property’

According to people close to Donald Trump, he saw at least some classified materials as belonging to him personally, not as official government documents.
John R. Bolton listens as former President Donald J. Trump meets with Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán, in the Oval Office of the White House on May 13, 2019.
John R. Bolton listens as former President Donald J. Trump meets with Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán, in the Oval Office of the White House on May 13, 2019.
9h ago

Team Trump’s Mar-a-Lago talking points become a contradictory mess

The problem is not just that the GOP's arguments about the Mar-a-Lago scandal are wrong. They're also evolving in contradictory ways.
Former President Donald Trump Holds Rally In Florence, Arizona
Former President Donald Trump Holds Rally In Florence, Arizona
10h ago

Why Trump’s new ‘declassified’ claim is so hard to take seriously

Team Trump suddenly remembered a previously undisclosed “standing order” about a declassification process for which there is no paper trail? C’mon.
Image: Mar-A-Lago Club
Image: Mar-A-Lago Club
3d ago

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.
3d ago

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

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