There was a brief scare Wednesday regarding Baltimore City's vote count after about a dozen flash drives containing votes couldn't be found. Have you ever misplaced your house or car keys? The election scare over misplaced drives felt much like that, officials said. Officials, who found the drives after searching for hours, said election security is not at risk. In this unusual mid-summer primary, the majority of election judges in Baltimore City were new and unsupervised. Election officials chalk up the misplaced drives to human error.
Did he really mean to say this out loud?
- The Hill
A memo from Attorney General Merrick Garland that surfaced in July had some thinking the DOJ would not act. But the raid came just under deadline.
The FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago is prompting elected Republicans to openly acknowledge that Trump will likely run for president again
Condemning the raid, many in the GOP refer to Trump as Biden's "top political opponent," while others openly declare that Trump will likely run again.
CNN's Pamela Brown quizzed Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) on his past outrage over Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information.
- BuzzFeed News
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- USA TODAY
10 House Republicans voted to impeach Trump, drawing his ire and a promise to exact revenge. Here's what those Republicans are doing now.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyThe FBI raid on former U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida triggered shockwaves across Russia, with outraged Kremlin propagandists rushing to defend their favorite American president and going so far as to predict that the raid will eventually spark a civil war in the United States.When Trump lost the last presidential election to Joe Biden, experts and pundits in Moscow worried out loud that his prosecuti
Lindsey Graham says 'nobody's above the law' after FBI searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago club but adds that he's 'suspicious' of the investigation
Unlike Graham, a slew of Republican lawmakers swiftly came to Trump's defense and attacked the Department of Justice.
The Fox News host unloaded a hyperbolic rant about the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago.
- Rolling Stone
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler conceded in her primary in Washington state.
- WTVF - Nashville Scripps
On the November ballot, voters will see the push for changes in the Tennessee constitution. There's a push asking voters to "Vote Yes" on Amendment 1, which will make it harder for lawmakers to change the current Right to Work law.
- Business Insider
Lawyers received instructions to secure Trump's document room months before the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago: report
After federal investigators met with Trump's attorneys, aides added a padlock to the room where documents were stored.
On Aug. 8, the FBI executed a search warrant for Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, and needless to say, the former president was anything but pleased.
- The Hill
Two House Democrats are urging Wyoming Democrats to switch parties in the state’s upcoming primary to boost the chances of Rep. Liz Cheney (R), one of former President Trump’s primary targets this cycle. “You might be a little surprised that I’d be supporting Liz Cheney in her bid to continue representing Wyoming in the U.S.…
LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) -Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Tuesday lost power in Bihar, the third most populous state in India, after its regional ally broke ranks to join an opposition alliance that now has the majority to form the next government. Bihar sends the fourth most number of elected lawmakers to parliament and the fall in government there is a rare setback for Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which dominates politics in the country. Bihar's coalition collapsed ahead of the 2024 general election, which the BJP is still expected to win for a third straight term unless disparate opposition parties are able to come together to overcome Modi's popularity.
- Air Force Times
Steven Seagal visits Ukraine amid prison bombing controversy.