MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell breaks down the major takeaways from the final summer hearing by the January 6th Committee, including Chairman Bennie Thompson’s promise that the committee would prove its case against former President Donald Trump beyond doubt.
In a surprise public statement Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the Department of Justice is moving to unseal the court-approved warrant and receipt detailing what agents seized when they conducted the day-long search.
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"Alarm has grown when you talk to advisers of the former president," Washington Post reporter Josh Dawsey tells MSNBC.
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The National Archives took it upon itself to dispel Trump's claims on Friday.
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FBI search warrant shows Trump under investigation for potential obstruction of justice, Espionage Act violations
A search warrant viewed by POLITICO reveals that the FBI is investigating Donald Trump for potential violations of the Espionage Act and obstruction of justice laws.
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The list refers to one set of documents as “Various classified/TS/CSI documents,” meaning top secret/sensitive compartmentalized information. It states that FBI agents acquired four sets of top-secret documents, three sets of secret documents and three sets of confidential documents.
"Garland is playing chess. Donald can only play checkers," Donald Trump's niece said.
The conservative attorney said Trump viewed sensitive documents as his property "because he is the world’s ultimate narcissist."
The Trump family was “actually able to see the whole thing,” attorney Christina Bobb said of the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago.
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Roger Stone was kept under house arrest and was about to report to prison when Trump commuted his sentence in 2020.
"Just so we are clear, this sure looks like an admission of guilt," an elections expert noted.
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.
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Donald Trump fires back at AG Merrick Garland over FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid: 'Release the documents now!'
Former President Donald Trump has approved of the Justice Department's release of a search warrant and a property receipt used during their raid on Mar-a-Lago.
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Bruce Reinhart, the magistrate judge who approved the FBI's search warrant, was appointed by district court judges, not by Trump, in 2018.