California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon said Tuesday he intends to remain leader of the state Assembly, even after the upcoming election in November and as another assemblyman claims he has the votes to be the legislative body’s next leader. In a one-on-one interview Tuesday, Rendon told KCRA 3 that he intends to continue in his powerful leadership position. In May, Central California Assemblyman Robert Rivas announced he had the votes to replace Rendon as the next Speaker of the Assembly. While voters choose who represents them in the Assembly, those elected to the Assembly choose their leader.
Did he really mean to say this out loud?
"When you're attacking FBI agents because you're under criminal investigation, you're losing," Huckabee Sanders wrote in Nov. 2016
After Trump declined to answer questions Wednesday, legal experts said the former president’s decision could create an impression among some that he has something to hide.
CNN's Pamela Brown quizzed Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) on his past outrage over Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information.
- National Review
Representative Scott Perry, an ally of former president Donald Trump, said Tuesday that the FBI confiscated his personal phone one day after federal agents searched Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.
- BuzzFeed News
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Lindsey Graham says 'nobody's above the law' after FBI searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago club but adds that he's 'suspicious' of the investigation
Unlike Graham, a slew of Republican lawmakers swiftly came to Trump's defense and attacked the Department of Justice.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers respond to the ongoing investigation of former President Trump.
Trump's circle is reportedly worried that an informer may have tipped off the FBI, leading to Monday night's unprecedented raid.
The Fox News host unloaded a hyperbolic rant about the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago.
Pundits at the right-wing network seemed to be much more passionate about correctly handling classified information in 2016.
- The Conversation
How the FBI knew what to search for at Mar-a-Lago – and why the Presidential Records Act is an essential tool for the National Archives and future historians
The gate to former President Donald Trump's home at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on Aug. 8, 2022. Photo by Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty ImagesThe FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago, on Aug. 8, 2022, has sparked a vigorous outcry from Trump and his allies. The details of the search are not clear, but reporting by The New York Times confirms that the search was “at least in part” for presidential records that Trump had taken from the White House and which were
- Rolling Stone
Conservatives are doing what they do best in the wake of the FBI searching Donald Trump's Palm Beach estate: playing the victim
- Business Insider
An author who ghostwrote one of Trump's books speculates Trump may've taken White House documents to one day sell as presidential memorabilia
"If there's a grift to be grifted, he's gonna grift it," Charles Leerhsen told Newsweek of Donald Trump. Leerhsen helped write "Surviving at the Top."
- The Hill
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), a stalwart Senate ally of former President Trump, is facing fresh uncertainty in his race for reelection after telling a podcast last week that Social Security and Medicare should be classified as discretionary spending, with Congress authorized to set their budgets every year. Johnson had been cruising to reelection in…
On Aug. 8, the FBI executed a search warrant for Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, and needless to say, the former president was anything but pleased.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyRepublican reaction to the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort was swift, most notably on Fox News. And one thing that struck Fever Dreams podcast host Will Sommer “was how many guys who were also under investigation for Jan. 6-related matters” were also guests on Fox News decrying the move by the FBI.On the latest episode of the podcast, Sommer and guest host Anthony Fisher, senior opinion editor at The Daily
Many people wondered how Pence can still defend Trump, whose supporters called for the vice president to be hanged during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
- Business Insider
A shocked John Kelly told Trump 'those are the heroes' after the president said having wounded veterans in a military parade 'doesn't look good,' book reveals
"I don't want them. It doesn't look good for me," Trump said of including wounded veterans in a military parade, according to an upcoming book.
One Twitter user noted that, if Trump can plead the Fifth, his fellow Americans “have the complete right under the First Amendment to mock him relentlessly for it.”