Attorney General Garland appoints special counsel to oversee the Justice Department's probes into former President Trump, as Trump “faces a number of political headwinds–including a disappointing midterms last week and a lackluster Presidential announcement this week,” Chuck Todd says.
The investigation may pertain to her attendance of the 2021 Met Gala. Her office told Insider they're "confident that this matter will be dismissed."
- The Daily Beast
Sputnik via ReutersRussia’s Vladimir Putin and his cronies already have a plan in place to flee the country once things go sideways, a former aide to the Russian president has claimed.Abbas Gallyamov, a former speechwriter for Putin, made the astounding claim on Telegram early Wednesday, citing an unnamed source that he said had “insider” information on the whole affair.The evacuation plan, according to Gallyamov, got underway back in the spring, when it was unofficially dubbed “Noah’s Ark.”“As
- CBS News
Ukraine has not claimed responsibility for the latest strikes against air bases, including two deep inside Russia, instead labeling it "karma."
Two entities under The Trump Organization’s umbrella have been convicted of criminal tax fraud. It’s a first for Donald Trump’s company, set to tarnish the former president’s brand of successful businessman.
- Associated Press
At least two items marked as classified were found in a storage unit in West Palm Beach, Florida, after lawyers for former President Donald Trump arranged for a firm to search for additional classified material, according to a published report Wednesday. The items were provided to the FBI. The Washington Post, citing anonymous sources, reported that the items were discovered by an outside team brought in by Trump's representatives to search his other properties after the FBI recovered roughly 100 documents marked classified during an Aug. 8 search of his Palm Beach estate, Mar-a-Lago.
The CNN anchor took a moment to recover from his own barb after Trump declared that he wanted the Constitution terminated.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Russian President Vladimir Putin has acknowledged that the seizure of new territories is a significant result of the so-called "special operation" in Ukraine [the official term used by Russians to describe the ongoing war with Ukraine - ed.
Herschel Walker's son says Trump called his father for months demanding that he run, while 'everyone with a brain' begged him not to
Herschel Walker was dogged during his Georgia Senate campaign by allegations including that he paid for women to have abortions.
- National Review
“Over the last year, I’ve gotten to know Herschel and have seen first-hand the movement he built in his home state,” NRSC chairman Rick Scott said in a statement.
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Many people in North Korea are suffering from malnutrition and much of the country lives in extreme poverty. Here's what daily life is like.
- Business Insider
Lawyers reportedly found more classified government documents in Trump's Florida storage units alongside 'swords and wrestling belts'
Donald Trump hired a team to do a more thorough search of his properties after the FBI executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago.
How Trump Org's tax fraud conviction could bar Trump from federal contracts, even for Secret Service
Trump Org was found criminally liable of various financial crimes. The conviction could end Trump's right to do business with the federal government.
Stuart Varney, once a loyal defender of the former president, criticized Trump on multiple fronts.
"The Daily Show" host pointed out the absurdity of Trump wanting to run the country again after his organization was found guilty of financial crimes.
- The New York Times
Tuesday’s conviction of the Trump Organization on charges of financial impropriety, coupled with the loss by former President Donald Trump’s candidate in the Georgia Senate runoff, marked one of the worst days for Trump since he announced his presidential candidacy roughly three weeks ago. First came the events in the city where he was born and raised. In New York, the jury that heard the case brought by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg deliberated over two days before returning guilty ve
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Kari Lake and the increasingly delusional Arizona Republican Party want Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs to be investigated for 'suppressing free speech.'
- The New Voice of Ukraine
German law enforcement officers in a large-scale special operation across the country have neutralized a terrorist group that was preparing a coup d'etat, German Minister of Justice Marco Buschmann said on Twitter on Dec. 7.
Georgia voters on Tuesday decided the country’s final Senate contest, choosing between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican football legend Herschel Walker after a four-week runoff blitz that drew a flood of outside spending to an increasingly personal fight.
- Charlotte Observer
It’s a relief that at least five justices seem likely to reject the worst version of the GOP’s theory. But a milder ruling could still be damaging. | Editorial