Judge Aileen Cannon on Thursday appointed U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie to serve as an independent arbiter, or special master, tasked with reviewing the documents seized by the FBI during its search at former President Donald Trump's home in South Florida. CBS News legal contributor Jessica Levinson joined John Dickerson to discuss.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyA judge has warned that former President Donald Trump is building a legal shield that could block him from being held accountable for inciting the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, pointing to the bizarre move by the Department of Justice to side with Trump in a rape defamation case last year.The DOJ’s legal stance—that anything a president does is part of his official duties, and therefore makes him a federal employee immune to lawsuits—was w
- Associated Press
The parallel “special master” process spawned by the FBI search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate has slowed the Justice Department's criminal investigation and exposed simmering tensions between department prosecutors and lawyers for the former president. The probe into the presence of top-secret government information at Mar-a-Lago continues. WHO IS THE SPECIAL MASTER AND WHAT IS HIS ROLE?
The Democratic California governor was asked about his relationship with Guilfoyle, who's now engaged to Donald Trump Jr.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Joe Biden's callout to Jackie Walorski, who died in August, was embarrassing. But it also underscored his decency and understanding of the presidency.
"Obviously this means the lawyer must have given Trump actual legal advice," mused one social media wit.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
IRYNA BALACHUK - WEDNESDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 2022, 19:54 The Kremlin has decided not to rush the official "accession" of the occupied territories of Ukraine to Russia, and to postpone the closing of Russia's borders.
Donald Trump is raising money off a "ransacking" in Florida — but it has nothing to do with Hurricane Ian
Trump is asking his supporters for at least $25 after the FBI raid on his Palm Beach, Florida, estate, while Floridians are bearing the brunt of Hurricane Ian.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Russian navy vessels were spotted near the sites of the gas leaks in the Nord Stream-1 and Nord Stream-2 pipelines on Sept. 26 and 27, CNN reported with reference to sources in Western intelligence agencies.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
German authorities suggest that both lines of the Nord Stream gas pipeline, and one of the two lines of Nord Stream-2 may be rendered unusable forever, German daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel reported on Sept. 28.
Donald Trump's daughter-in-law is facing backlash after posting a video of her son during the storm, which she called a "character building" exercise.
Ukrainian troops are moving to capture the Russian-held eastern town of Lyman, threatening a new setback for Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin's campaign in the Donbas as he prepares to declare the region part of Russia. The capture of the town in the north of Donetsk region could pave the way for Ukraine to make inroads into the adjacent Luhansk province, foiling Putin's goal of seizing all of the industrial Donbas region declared after his forces failed to subdue the entire country in February, military analysts said. The regions are among four chunks of eastern and southern Ukrainian territory that Putin is expected on Friday to declare Russian-annexed land after what Kyiv and Western countries say were bogus referendums staged at gunpoint.
The DOJ is having such a hard time finding document-digitization vendors willing to work with Trump that it requested more time for the special-master review
The Justice Department asked for one more day to choose someone to digitize the 11,000 files for the special master in its Mar-a-Lago investigation.
It was one of a series of disparaging comments the then-president made about his son-in-law, according to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.
- Palm Beach Daily News
No more "Don't tread on Florida" messaging as Gov. DeSantis seeks federal aid from Biden administration in wake of Hurricane Ian
Trump blamed his supporters in 'the radical right' as the reason he didn't get the credit he thought he deserved for COVID vaccines while advising politicians not to 'make a big deal' out of the pandemic, book says
Trump told White House aides not to discuss the pandemic on TV because he thought it was "a political loser," per the book seen by The Washington Post.
The then-president's daughter and son-in-law were reportedly unaware of the very public way they were about to be canned from their White House roles.
Former president claws his way back onto an important list, just don't tell the New York Attorney General.
The "Late Show" host dives into the revelations of a new book about the ex-president.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
OLEKSANDR SHUMILIN - THURSDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2022, 11:42 Ukraine is already solving the problem of Iran-made drones, and the Ukrainian Air Force has learned how to jam them. Source: Minister of Defence of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov, in an interview with [Ukrainian media outlet] Interfax-Ukraine Quote: "We are already solving it [the problem of Iranian drones - ed.
- The Hill
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) holds a 5 percentage point lead over Democratic challenger Mandela Barnes in the Wisconsin Senate race, according to a new poll. An AARP poll commissioned by Fabrizio Ward & Impact Research released on Thursday found Johnson receiving 51 percent support among likely Wisconsin voters, compared to Barnes with 46 percent. Johnson…