Congress is set to send a major piece of Democratic legislation to President Biden’s desk for his signature. Among other things, the Inflation Reduction Act provides new funds to fight climate change and also lowers prescription drug costs, while closing some tax loopholes. “It’s a hell of an impressive bill…it’s important for the country,” says former Senator Doug Jones (D-AL). He’s “tired of all the Debbie Downers” saying Democrats are going to be trounced in the midterms. “This Kansas vote gives people hope.”
Republicans in Congress are saying the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property was politically motivated.
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The Biden administration is now free to terminate former President Trump's "Remain in Mexico" immigration policy after a lengthy legal battle. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez has been following this story and has the latest developments.
Such a search of a former President of the United States’ primary residence is without precedent in American history. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Skyler Henry reports on outrage among GOP officials following FBI raid on Mar a Lago and investigation by U.S. Justice Department (8-9-2022)
'Exhausting and it's infuriating': Months after the racist Buffalo supermarket shooting, the Black residents there are grappling with the trauma of the reopening and recent threats
"There's no way to emotionally prepare yourself for someone coming into a Black community in your city and just massacring it," Hanesworth said.
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
CNN's Pamela Brown quizzed Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) on his past outrage over Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information.
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The Fox News host unloaded a hyperbolic rant about the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago.
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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.
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Conservatives are doing what they do best in the wake of the FBI searching Donald Trump's Palm Beach estate: playing the victim
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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."
Pundits at the right-wing network seemed to be much more passionate about correctly handling classified information in 2016.
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FBI would not let Trump attorneys in rooms as agents raided Mar-a-Lago, warrant focused on NARA: source
The FBI prevented Trump attorneys from watching as it raided former President Trump's private home at Mar-a-Lago, a source familiar with the raid told Fox News.
Trump's circle is reportedly riven with paranoia that an informer may have tipped off the FBI, leading to Monday night's unprecedented raid.
GOP lawmakers and conservative influencers were quick to call for dismantling the FBI, widespread arrests and violence.
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The Senate's sweeping climate, health care and tax bill keeps limit on SALT tax deductions. House Democrats who oppose the cap plan to support the bill anway.
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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…
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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.