President Biden tested negative for Covid-19 after being in isolation since last week. Biden spoke at the White House today saying, “Many of us are still going to get Covid, even if we take the precautions. That doesn’t mean we’re doing anything wrong.” Meanwhile, Senator Joe Manchin stuck a deal on a slimmed down version on Biden’s social and climate bill.
DOJ officials were alarmed by surveillance footage of the Mar-a-Lago room where classified info was being stored, report says
Officials decided to request a warrant to search Mar-a-Lago after new evidence emerged about classified information kept there, the NYT reported.
- USA TODAY
A photo of Donald Trump at a golf tournament has been digitally altered to add extra fat and wrinkles to his face.
There was nothing there! It wasn't important! It was planted! It was auto-declassified! Obama!
- NY Daily News
Donald Trump Jr. got so worked up speaking about the FBI’s search to recover confidential documents from his father’s home last week that it even caused critics of the former president’s namesake to wonder about his well-being. The Atlantic writer Molly Jong-Fast posted the 44-year-old scion’s rapid-fire rant, which included a nonstop stream of loosely connected grievances running the gamut ...
Alex Jones turns on Donald Trump and backs Ron DeSantis, a sign that Trump may be losing his grip on the far-right
Jones said he will no longer "pigheadedly" back Donald Trump. Instead, he is backing DeSantis, who he says went from "awesome" to "unbelievably good."
Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas outlined the branches of the 'Trump Crime Family' on Twitter
Parnas posted a tweet chain highlighting how Giuliani, his former boss, was Trump's "consigliere," and the roles each Trump child played.
Trump may have hung onto documents at Mar-a-Lago because he saw something 'personally advantageous,' New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman speculates
Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago was raided by the FBI last week. They seized 11 sets of classified documents.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyConcerns are swirling within the Kremlin and splashing onto the screens of Russia’s tightly controlled state media. Moscow’s grueling invasion of Ukraine and Washington’s potential designation of Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism are at the top of the list—but the upcoming U.S. elections are likewise causing some heart palpitations.Having recovered from their initial shock over the FBI’s search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate, Russian
Matt Gaetz's Republican primary opponent suggests he is the possible FBI Mar-a-Lago informant in new attack ad
The attack ad against longtime Trump ally Rep. Matt Gaetz is the latest allegation as Trump's inner circle tries to root out a possible FBI informant.
Trump was so distracted by grievances that he never got round to returning secret documents the FBI found at Mar-a-Lago: NYT
Sources told The Times the procedures for returning documents were ignored during the chaotic final days of Trump's presidency.
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Trump's former personal attorney is a target of the probe examining whether Trump interfered in Georgia's 2020 elections.
Adam Kinzinger warns that some Christians now 'equate Donald Trump with the person of Jesus Christ,' calls out pastors who support Trumpism
Kinzinger, who identifies as Christian, also told MSNBC that tribalism had led voters to "accept anything" in their communities.
- The Daily Beast
NewsmaxNewsmax host Eric Bolling pounced on Laura Ingraham’s apparent skepticism of former President Donald Trump’s potential run for office, using the opportunity to knock his former Fox News colleague and the network itself.Regarding another Trump presidential campaign, Ingraham said on a podcast Monday that “we’ll see whether that’s what the country wants.”“The country, I think, is so exhausted, they’re exhausted by the battle, the constant battle, that they may believe that, well, maybe it’s
The right has used this phrase for others, but doesn't think it should apply to them.
Michael Cohen says Trump likely kept classified documents at Mar-a-Lago as a 'bargaining chip' to avoid any potential jail time
Cohen said Trump may have held on to top-secret documents in the hope that he could threaten the US with leaking this information to Russia or Iran.
- The Daily Beast
Getty ImagesAs Rep. Liz Cheney made her high-minded pronouncements about the importance of truth and courage and genuine patriotism during the congressional hearing into the Jan. 6 insurrection, she was shadowed by a question that fairness left largely unspoken.“What about your freaking father?”But one of the propelling principles of the hearing-turned-reality-show was justice. And to have held former Vice President Dick Cheney’s lies and cowardice against her would have been blaming the child f
- The Hill
A spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry hit back at comments from Kurt Campbell, the National Security Council Indo-Pacific coordinator, that the country “overreacted” to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) Taiwan trip earlier this month. “It is clear that the U.S. is trying to defend the indefensible by applying a gangster logic and acting like a bully,”…
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The daughter of Dick and Lynne Cheney is not going to ride the progressive train, even if they are toasting Liz Cheney now.
- The Daily Beast
via FacebookA well-known investment banker who spoke out fiercely against Russia’s Vladimir Putin after opening a popular nightclub in Moscow has been found dead in Washington, D.C.Dan Rapoport, a Latvia-born American businessman who expressed support for Russia’s opposition while based in Moscow as the managing director of a brokerage firm there, was found dead on Sunday evening in front of a luxury apartment building, according to an incident report provided to The Daily Beast by the D.C. Metr