Administration officials familiar with the January 6th investigation say that Justice Department lawyers are trying to find out what former President Trump was saying to those in his inner circle in the weeks leading up to the Capitol riot. More specifically, investigators want to know what he was telling his aides and lawyers about the effort to have a slate of Trump presidential electors sent in from battleground states that President Biden won. However, the Justice Department hasn’t opened a criminal investigation of Trump himself, but they’re looking into his actions.
"When you're attacking FBI agents because you're under criminal investigation, you're losing," Huckabee Sanders wrote in Nov. 2016
- 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.
- 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
Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home was searched by the FBI. Take a look inside his exclusive resort that the public never sees.
Trump's post-presidential lair is his Palm Beach club, where membership costs $200,000. Here's what the gilded resort looks like beyond the entrance.
- Air Force Times
Steven Seagal visits Ukraine amid prison bombing controversy.
- 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.
- The Hill
Former White House communications director Alyssa Farah Griffin on Tuesday said the FBI’s raid on former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property could be the key to him winning the 2024 presidential election. Griffin, in an appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” said she hoped the investigation is about more than Trump not complying with certain archiving laws…
Donald Trump's niece Mary spoke of his "panic" after the FBI raid at Mar-A-Lago, saying he will not have expected feds to take such strong action.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
The Kremlin officials are so afraid of "Bayraktar" UCAVs they threaten to "demilitarise" the production of drones in Ukraine
UKRAINSKA PRAVDA - TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 2022, 13:05 Dmitriy Peskov, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation expressed the Kremlin's irritation about the fact that the production of Turkish "Bayraktar" combat drones may begin in Ukraine.
Eric Trump says he was the 'guy who got the call' that the FBI was executing a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago
Eric Trump told Sean Hannity he thought there was "no family in American history that has taken more arrows in the back than the Trump family."
- USA TODAY
Trump plans to dine with a dozen members of the House Republican Study Committee at his summer home in Bedminster, New Jersey.
- Yahoo News
The former chief of the Justice Department’s national security division said Tuesday that the search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Largo home in Palm Beach, Fla., suggests that the former president could be charged with violating the World War I-era Espionage Act.
Feds likely obtained 'pulverizing' amount of evidence ahead of searching Trump's Mar-a-Lago home, legal experts say
During an extensive review process, Donald Trump's FBI appointee Christopher Wray most likely had to approve the search warrant.
The Razoni, the first ship to depart Ukraine under an U.N.-brokered deal, is looking for another port to unload its grain cargo as the initial Lebanese buyer refused delivery citing a more than five-month delay, Embassy of Ukraine in Lebanon said on Monday. "According to the information provided by the shipper of the Ukrainian grain aboard the Razoni, the buyer in Lebanon refused to accept the cargo due to delays in delivery terms," the embassy said in a Facebook post. "So the shipper is now looking for another consignee to offload his cargo either in Lebanon/Tripoli or any other country/port."
A source tells PEOPLE that the FBI’s search of Mar-a-Lago could make former President Donald Trump reconsider his political calculations as he weighs a third run for the White House in 2024
- The Hill
Hillary Clinton is poking fun at Donald Trump, highlighting her “But Her Emails” merchandise in the wake of the FBI executing a search warrant on the former president’s Florida home. “Every ‘But her emails’ hat or shirt sold helps [Onward Together] partners defend democracy, build a progressive bench, and fight for our values,” the former…
Ex-RNC chairman calls Marjorie Taylor Greene a 'shitforbrains' Republican for demanding the FBI be defunded after Trump raid
Greene has condemned the Black Lives Matter movement for criticizing law enforcement and calling for police to be defunded.
Beijing redefines what is "acceptable" even as Taiwanese attitudes appear to be hardening further.
- Business Insider
Judge suggests Rudy Giuliani travel by train or 'Uber or whatever' after his lawyers said a medical issue prevents him from flying to Atlanta to testify in a Trump election probe
"I'm confident [Giuliani] can figure out a way — short of a Greyhound — to get him to Atlanta," the judge said during a court hearing on Tuesday.