Four Republican senators have signaled that they would support legislation on protections for same-sex marriage that passed the House of Representatives. NBC's Sahil Kapur reports from Capitol Hill.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
YEVHEN KIZILOV - THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST 2022, 21:37 Dmitry Medvedev, the former President of Russia and current Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation visited the occupied part of Luhansk Oblast where he held a security meeting on behalf of Vladimir Putin.
- The Daily Beast
LEXEY DANICHEV/Sputnik Host Photo Agency/AFP via Getty ImagesLatvia’s parliament has moved to designate Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine—and the Kremlin does not appear to be taking it well. Russia is committing a “genocide against the Ukrainian people,” Latvian MPs said in a statement Thursday, according to AFP. Russia “uses suffering and intimidation as tools in its attempts to weaken the morale of the Ukrainian people and armed forc
Trump baselessly bashed Obama for transferring records from the White House to Chicago. Here's why Obama was allowed while Trump is under scrutiny by the FBI.
As his time in the White House came to a close, Barack Obama transferred records from the White House for his presidential library in Chicago.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Cerabino column: A whimsical look at how Donald Trump may monetize the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago
"Garland is playing chess. Donald can only play checkers," Donald Trump's niece said.
- The Daily Beast
Fox NewsFox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy flipped the script on Thursday morning, pushing back on House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s wild suggestion that FBI agents went “rogue” in executing a court-approved search warrant at former President Donald Trump’s residence.Doocy further took issue with the immediate “rush to judgment” made by Scalise and other conservatives, asking if they could at least “wait a week” before determining that the FBI is “crazy.”Fox News has engaged in a full-scale mel
- Business Insider
The FBI was tipped off by an informer close to Trump who guided agents to where documents were kept, reports say
Officials told Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal that this person told investigators about the documents.
- Fox News
"Squad" unity surrounding the Inflation Reduction Act seems uncertain despite the group's previous attacks on Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema over opposition to Biden's agenda.
The DOJ said in a court filing that it decided to request the search warrant's release after Trump announced it and sparked a public firestorm.
The conservative attorney said Trump viewed sensitive documents as his property "because he is the world’s ultimate narcissist."
Republicans may have shot themselves in the foot by hammering the DOJ to release the Mar-a-Lago search warrant
Legal experts and political strategists speculate that Donald Trump's backers overplayed their hand and Merrick Garland called their bluff.
- ABC News
Congressional Republicans were quick to pan Merrick Garland's Thursday remarks on the FBI search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago -- calling the attorney general's comments insufficient and insisting the Justice Department release more information behind the unprecedented raid even as Garland said he wants the search warrant unsealed.
Trump's endless attacks on the FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid are pressuring Merrick Garland to break the DOJ's 'no comment' norm until there's an indictment — if that ever happens
Former President Donald Trump has seized on the Justice Department's silence about the Mar-a-Lago raid to attack the search as politically motivated.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Federal sources tell Newsweek what happened at Mar-a-Lago: The FBI truly thought this wasn't going to be a big deal. Whoops.
After Trump declined to answer questions Wednesday, legal experts said the former president’s decision could create an impression among some that he has something to hide.
Trump is reportedly paranoid about a potential "rat" who may have tipped off the FBI to classified documents stored at his home.
- Business Insider
Michael Cohen says he 'would not be surprised' if FBI informant was one of Trump's kids or Jared Kushner
"It's definitely a member of his inner circle," Cohen, Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, told Insider on Thursday.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers respond to the ongoing investigation of former President Trump.
Michael Cohen says Trump likely feels 'trapped' after the FBI's raid and is worried that whoever tipped off the feds has more dirt on him
"When the feds raid, usually what comes after that is an indictment and incarceration, and nobody knows that better than I," Cohen said.
- Associated Press
China on Thursday renewed its threat to attack Taiwan following almost a week of war games near the island. Taiwan has called Beijing's claim to the self-governing democracy “wishful thinking" and launched its own military exercises. Taiwan’s “collusion with external forces to seek independence and provocation will only accelerate their own demise and push Taiwan into the abyss of disaster,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a daily briefing.