The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to provide new evidence in Donald Trump’s attempt to steal the 2020 election. MSNBC Contributor Joyce Vance and Gabe Debenedetti, National Correspondent for New York magazine joined American Voices with Alicia Menendez to discuss the Justice Department’s role in investigating the attack on democracy.
DOJ officials were alarmed by surveillance footage of the Mar-a-Lago room where classified info was being stored, report says
Officials decided to request a warrant to search Mar-a-Lago after new evidence emerged about classified information kept there, the NYT reported.
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An Oval Office incident from 2019 perfectly illustrates Trump's approach to state secrets, say ex intel officials
What happened in the Oval Office on Aug. 30, 2019, perfectly illustrated President Donald Trump's approach to state secrets, say former intel officials.
Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas outlined the branches of the 'Trump Crime Family' on Twitter
Parnas posted a tweet chain highlighting how Giuliani, his former boss, was Trump's "consigliere," and the roles each Trump child played.
Trump was so distracted by grievances that he never got round to returning secret documents the FBI found at Mar-a-Lago: NYT
Sources told The Times the procedures for returning documents were ignored during the chaotic final days of Trump's presidency.
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A resurfaced clip from August 2016 shows Trump as a candidate vowing to make enforcing laws around classified information a priority.
The Fox News host admitted that voters could reject Trump if he runs again.
- The Daily Beast
NewsmaxNewsmax host Eric Bolling pounced on Laura Ingraham’s apparent skepticism of former President Donald Trump’s potential run for office, using the opportunity to knock his former Fox News colleague and the network itself.Regarding another Trump presidential campaign, Ingraham said on a podcast Monday that “we’ll see whether that’s what the country wants.”“The country, I think, is so exhausted, they’re exhausted by the battle, the constant battle, that they may believe that, well, maybe it’s
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Getty ImagesAs Rep. Liz Cheney made her high-minded pronouncements about the importance of truth and courage and genuine patriotism during the congressional hearing into the Jan. 6 insurrection, she was shadowed by a question that fairness left largely unspoken.“What about your freaking father?”But one of the propelling principles of the hearing-turned-reality-show was justice. And to have held former Vice President Dick Cheney’s lies and cowardice against her would have been blaming the child f
GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Dan Crenshaw are feuding again — this time over whether the FBI should be defunded over the Mar-a-Lago raid
Crenshaw commented on Greene's push to "defund the FBI," calling the far-right Georgia lawmaker "unserious."
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Sean Hannity on FBI’s Trump Investigation: ‘Being a Felon Is Not a Disqualification’ for the Presidency
"So I'm not sure exactly where they're headed with all of this," the Fox News host said on his radio show
Giuliani says Trump's first reaction to the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago was to boast about the size of the crowd supporting him outside
"You see the number of people in front of Mar-a-Lago already?" Giuliani recalled Trump saying in the aftermath of the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago.
As more information trickles out about the scope of the government’s investigation into the former president, here’s a timeline of team Trump’s shifting defense.
The former president's son told Sean Hannity that the Trump family "absolutely" has the surveillance footage and would release it "at the right time."
'It's over' for the Trump Organization if its CFO Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty, legal analyst and ex-prosecutor says
The New York Times reported on Monday that Weisselberg is reaching a plea deal, in a case that involves 15 felony charges against him.
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Fox NewsThe Five co-host Will Cain on Monday tried out a relatively new tactic to characterize what former President Donald Trump could have done to justify the FBI’s raid of Mar-a-Lago. Whatever Trump’s error, Cain said, “it better be egregious” and “more than the nuclear codes.”Trump is under investigation for allegedly violating the Espionage Act and two other laws that relate to mishandling federal records and obstructing an investigation by falsifying documents, according to court documents
Trump staffers were more focused on securing big pictures from White House walls than properly sorting government documents, report says
Many remaining Trump staffers wanted souvenirs from the White House more than they wanted to properly sort documents, Politico reported.
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Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyIn a recent interview with Russian state media outlet TASS, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s North American Department, Aleksandr Darichev, said that in the event the U.S. designates Russia a state sponsor of terrorism, it would represent “a point of no return” in relations between the two countries. Speaking on behalf of the country that ruthlessly invaded its smaller neighbor and is continually being accused of human right
After furiously protesting the FBI seizure of classified documents from Mar-a-Lago, the former president claimed he wants to cool down what he heated up.
- Associated Press
An effort by Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to use shipping containers to close a 1,000-foot gap in the U.S.-Mexico border wall near Yuma suffered a brief setback when two stacked containers somehow toppled over. Claudia Ramos, a correspondent for the digital platform of Univision Noticias in Arizona, posted on her Twitter feed a photo she took Monday morning of the containers on their side. Ramos said contractors in the area told her that they believed the containers may have been toppled by strong monsoon winds.