CBS 11 political reporter Jack Fink talks to Sen. Ted Cruz about the Inflation Reduction Act, the November election and the Uvalde investigation.
Ex-official who investigated Hillary Clinton's emails said there would be evidence if Trump declassified documents: 'It can't just be an idea in his head'
"Programs and officials would have been notified," former DOJ official David Laufman said of Trump's claim he declassified all the Mar-a-Lago docs.
Newly unsealed documents from the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago put Trump in even worse legal peril, experts say
A federal judge unsealed documents Thursday that contain new information on the legal woes facing Donald Trump over the Mar-a-Lago search.
- Business Insider
Former Trump aide Stephanie Grisham thinks there's nothing surprising on Mar-a-Lago surveillance tapes: 'I think what we would see is hardworking FBI agents doing their jobs'
Stephanie Grisham said she's not "surprised" Trump hasn't released the footage yet "only because I don't think there is anything there."
"There's no way Trump wrote that," said "The Daily Show" host.
The New York Times' Maggie Haberman speculates that Trump could have taken documents related to the Mueller probe
Trump had a habit of keeping documents if he thought "something was cool" or it was "personally advantageous," Haberman said on a podcast.
- The Root
Previously The Root wrote about how Senate Republicans have no plan to present to the American people as to why they should take control after the midterm elections. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn’t helping matters by thinking people still have stimulus money to spend as inflation remains high. With 21 Republican seats up for election, McConnell is facing the hard realization that he may not be getting the Majority title anytime soon.
- The Hill
The Department of Justice (DOJ) improperly shielded portions of a memo to Attorney General William Barr that concerned whether former President Trump obstructed a special counsel probe into his campaign’s dealings with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Friday. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel on…
The Trump-backed Wyoming winner insisted on Fox News that Cheney left a "two-second message" that didn't concede the election, then hung up.
- Fox News
Trump calls Washington Post 'Fake News' following report claiming he's 'scrambling' for lawyers after FBI raid
Following the FBI's raid on former President Trump's home, the Washington Post claimed he was unable to secure legal representation. Trump fired back, calling the outlet "fake news."
- The Guardian
Cheney releases recording of her call to Harriet Hageman, conceding her loss in the Wyoming US House primary on Tuesday
- Rolling Stone
The ex-president claims he's able to declassify whatever he wants. The feds are grilling former NSC personnel for answers, sources familiar tell Rolling Stone
- USA TODAY
Video composed of Ted Cruz footage unrelated to Mar-a-Lago search, contrary to claim in miscaptioned video.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
In Luhansk Oblast, unknown individuals destroyed a Russian repair facility in the village of Lotykove where a large amount of enemy military equipment was kept, regional governor Serhiy Hayday said on Telegram on Aug. 19.
- Business Insider
Explosions at a Russian base knocked out over half the Black Sea fleet's combat jets, crippling its warfighting ability, Western officials and intelligence say
UK intelligence said the "fleet's naval aviation capability is now significantly degraded" after an attack at the Saki Air Base in early August.
Former CIA director said he agrees with notion that there's no political force more 'dangerous' than Republicans
Trump and his GOP allies have been accused of emboldening far-right groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Russian military equipment is apparently being withdrawn from the occupied town of Enerhodar in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, dispersing across nearby towns and villages, local social media reports suggested on Aug. 19.
Trump denies report that he’s desperately trying to find experienced lawyers, saying he is ‘very happy’ with his team
Trump's team tried to hire new attorneys after the FBI Mar-a-Lago raid, but they all declined, The Washington Post reported.
Donald Trump booster Carl Paladino, now a New York congressional candidate, is violating federal law by not disclosing his personal finances
Paladino, who's self-funded 99% of his campaign's coffer, has yet to file a financial disclosure detailing his personal finances as required by law.
Alex Jones turns on Donald Trump and backs Ron DeSantis, a sign that Trump may be losing his grip on the far-right
Jones said he will no longer "pigheadedly" back Donald Trump. Instead, he is backing DeSantis, who he says went from "awesome" to "unbelievably good."
Rainbow slammed the former president for his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago resort and more.