CPAC begins today in Dallas, drawing leading conservatives from across the country and across the Atlantic. CBS News' Robert Costa is joined on "Red and Blue" by Washington Post national political correspondent David Weigel.
Newly unsealed documents from the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago put Trump in even worse legal peril, experts say
A federal judge on Tuesday unsealed documents that contain new information on the legal woes facing Donald Trump over the Mar-a-Lago search.
- Business Insider
Former Trump aide Stephanie Grisham thinks there's nothing surprising on Mar-a-Lago surveillance tapes: 'I think what we would see is hardworking FBI agents doing their jobs'
Stephanie Grisham said she's not "surprised" Trump hasn't released the footage yet "only because I don't think there is anything there."
The right has used this phrase for others, but doesn't think it should apply to them.
"There's no way Trump wrote that," said "The Daily Show" host.
- The Root
Previously The Root wrote about how Senate Republicans have no plan to present to the American people as to why they should take control after the midterm elections. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn’t helping matters by thinking people still have stimulus money to spend as inflation remains high. With 21 Republican seats up for election, McConnell is facing the hard realization that he may not be getting the Majority title anytime soon.
The clip will help you keep track of the former president's growing number of attorneys.
The Trump-backed Wyoming winner insisted on Fox News that Cheney left a "two-second message" that didn't concede the election, then hung up.
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- Fox News
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy's office defended the representative's leadership after outgoing Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said McCarthy was unfit for the role.
- The Guardian
Cheney releases recording of her call to Harriet Hageman, conceding her loss in the Wyoming US House primary on Tuesday
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.
- Fox News
Trump calls Washington Post 'Fake News' following report claiming he's 'scrambling' for lawyers after FBI raid
Following the FBI's raid on former President Trump's home, the Washington Post claimed he was unable to secure legal representation. Trump fired back, calling the outlet "fake news."
I visited a Trump superstore full of Trump toilet brushes and 'Bye-Bye Biden' countdown clocks — see inside
Richard Kligman owns Keep on Trumpin', a store with thousands of Trump items. When customers try to talk politics, he just smiles and rings them up.
- Rolling Stone
The ex-president claims he's able to declassify whatever he wants. The feds are grilling former NSC personnel for answers, sources familiar tell Rolling Stone
- The Daily Beast
Dmytro Smolienko/ReutersRussian military trucks emblazoned with the ominous “Z” that has come to symbolize Vladimir Putin’s deadly intentions in Ukraine have been spotted right inside the turbine halls as Russia—on Friday—dismissed calls to demilitarize the most dangerous nuclear power plant in Europe.Pleas for help from Ukrainian workers held hostage inside the Russian-controlled plant are ominous. “What is happening is horrific and beyond common sense and morality,” they wrote on Telegram. Con
- The Hill
Jared Kushner says former President Trump instructed his daughter, Ivanka Trump, to set up a meeting with Hillary Clinton following his political foe’s 2016 election loss in an attempt to develop a “cordial relationship.” His father-in-law, Kushner writes in his memoir, “Breaking History,” obtained by ITK and poised to be released on Tuesday, “genuinely wanted…
- Associated Press
Prosecutors investigating whether Donald Trump committed crimes as he sought to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia are running into increasing resistance as they seek to call witnesses to testify before a special grand jury. The latest illustration of that came Wednesday, when lawyers for Republican Gov. Brian Kemp filed a motion to quash a subpoena for his testimony, accusing the office of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, a Democrat, of pursuing his testimony for “improper political purposes." Willis rejected that characterization, describing it as dishonest.
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."
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Russian military equipment is apparently being withdrawn from the occupied town of Enerhodar in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, dispersing across nearby towns and villages, local social media reports suggested on Aug. 19.
Former CIA director said he agrees with notion that there's no political force more 'dangerous' than Republicans
Trump and his GOP allies have been accused of emboldening far-right groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers.