Adrienne Elrod, Jim Dornan, and Geoff Bennett join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss how Tuesday’s primaries could spell trouble for Republicans in the midterms.
Did he really mean to say this out loud?
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Fox News host calls out GOP for attacking the FBI after raid on Trump's home: 'Whatever happened to the Republican party backing the blue?'
For years, the GOP has portrayed itself as the "law and order" party. But it's singing a very different tune following the FBI raid at Trump's home.
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.
Trump took such sensitive documents from the White House that the DOJ felt it had no choice but to raid Mar-a-Lago, report says
The New York Times reported investigators were concerned about highly sensitive documents remaining at Mar-a-Lago.
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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.
Pundits at the right-wing network seemed to be much more passionate about correctly handling classified information in 2016.
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Federal sources tell Newsweek what happened at Mar-a-Lago: The FBI truly thought this wasn't going to be a big deal. Whoops.
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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 worried that an informer may have tipped off the FBI, leading to Monday night's unprecedented raid.
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Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyRepublican reaction to the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort was swift, most notably on Fox News. And one thing that struck Fever Dreams podcast host Will Sommer “was how many guys who were also under investigation for Jan. 6-related matters” were also guests on Fox News decrying the move by the FBI.On the latest episode of the podcast, Sommer and guest host Anthony Fisher, senior opinion editor at The Daily
Donald Trump asked what the difference was between the FBI raid in Mar-a-Lago and Watergate. A lot, according to historians and a political scientist.
Former President Donald Trump compared the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago home to the Watergate scandal in 1972, when members of Richard Nixon's re-election campaign broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has condemned the FBI’s recent raid on Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, saying the decision “seems political” in nature. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Yang, 47, wrote that although he is “no Trump fan,” the raid on the former U.S. president’s Palm Beach residence could be viewed as “unjust persecution” by millions of Americans.
And Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has joined the right-wing influencers backing him up.
Trump did himself a favor announcing the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago home, allowing him to energize his base and reclaim the spotlight, experts on political and media framing said
One public-relations expert said Donald Trump "acted swiftly and decisively to shape the narrative" while little other information was available.
Trump used an obscure taxpayer-funded office to attack New York Attorney General Tish James on the morning her office deposed him
Trump's official post-presidential office in part uses public money to operate. Watchdogs said it's "unseemly" to use it for political purposes.
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President Biden is in a tough spot following the FBI’s search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence, facing a delicate dance of handling the situation while steadfastly appearing not to politically taint the Department of Justice (DOJ). Republican lawmakers almost immediately lashed out at Biden following news of the search, which was shared by Trump…