California punched back Friday against two recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a controversial, first-in-the-nation gun control law patterned after a Texas anti-abortion law. (7-22-22)
Rep. Adam Kinzinger says some of the documents recovered in the raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago may be 'so classified' they can't be revealed
Former President Donald Trump and his allies have called for the affidavit to be released after the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago and seized documents.
- Portsmouth Herald
Fresh from his “triumph” in obliterating a half century of protection for legal abortion, Samuel Alito gave a speech in Rome on July 28 aptly demonstrating his enormous self-regard, what’s sometimes called “the arrogance of power.”
Newly unsealed documents from the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago put Trump in even worse legal peril, experts say
A federal judge unsealed documents Thursday that contain new information on the legal woes facing Donald Trump over the Mar-a-Lago search.
Ex-official who investigated Hillary Clinton's emails said there would be evidence if Trump declassified documents: 'It can't just be an idea in his head'
"Programs and officials would have been notified," former DOJ official David Laufman said of Trump's claim he declassified all the Mar-a-Lago docs.
- 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."
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- 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 Hill
The Department of Justice (DOJ) improperly shielded portions of a memo to Attorney General William Barr that concerned whether former President Trump obstructed a special counsel probe into his campaign’s dealings with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Friday. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel on…
- Business Insider
North Carolina's Supreme Court just issued an important decision on who can amend the state constitution, saying no to lawmakers from districts with racially manipulated borders
A Democratic majority ruled lawmakers from racially-manipulated districts could not propose amendments to the North Carolina state Constitution.
- Fox News
President Biden is building a taxpayer-funded security fence around his vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with a price tag that has ballooned to nearly $500,000.
- Miami Herald
Police forces around the U.S. have gone dark due to abrupt resignations.
- Associated Press
The Justice Department under Attorney General William Barr improperly withheld portions of an internal memo Barr cited in announcing that then-President Donald Trump had not obstructed justice in the Russia investigation, a federal appeals panel said Friday. The department had argued that the 2019 memo represented private deliberations of its lawyers before any decision was formalized, and was thus exempt from disclosure. A federal judge previously disagreed, ordering the Justice Department to provide it to a government transparency group that had sued for it.
- 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."
- The Recount
Fox News’ Steve Doocy explains the real-world consequences of Republicans' FBI-bashing to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY).
Fox News host Steve Doocey took Senator Rand Paul to task over his accusations that the FBI search was illegitimate, pointing out that the attacks on the agency are putting agents there at risk. DOOCEY: Well, and Senator absolutely Congress has oversight over the FBI and the Department of Justice and everything else. The problem is over the last week or so there's been so much violent rhetoric directed at the FBI and I heard somebody printed FBI stands for Fascist Bureauof Investigation or something like that.
Even the former president fears Republican Mehmet Oz could be a loser, sources tell Rolling Stone.
'I think he'll get indicted': Legal insiders warn that Trump could soon face criminal charges he can't talk his way out of
"He should be worried about all these investigations," one person said. "I think he's a target of all of them and I think he'll get indicted."
Democrats Are Using An Old Playbook To Attack The Supreme Court And Fracture The Conservative Coalition
Democrats have introduced a series of bills targeting the court on specific issues like abortion and changes to its makeup.
- Associated Press
A federal judge on Friday said Sen. Lindsey Graham's appearance before a special grand jury investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia should not be delayed to allow him to continue to challenge it in court. Earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May ordered Graham to honor his subpoena for the special grand jury. Graham's attorneys appealed that order to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and asked May to stay her ruling and prohibit the special grand jury from questioning him while that appeal plays out.
- Fox News
Senate Judiciary ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, says whistleblower allegations reveal a “deeply rooted political infection” in the FBI.
- The Guardian
Cheney releases recording of her call to Harriet Hageman, conceding her loss in the Wyoming US House primary on Tuesday