President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping are exploring meeting in person, a US official said after they spent more than two hours talking about their complicated relationship, with tension over Taiwan once again emerging as a flashpoint. (July 28)
The right has used this phrase for others, but doesn't think it should apply to them.
- Business Insider
"There's no way Trump wrote that," said "The Daily Show" host.
- USA TODAY
A photo of Donald Trump at a golf tournament has been digitally altered to add extra fat and wrinkles to his face.
- The Guardian
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- Fox News
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy's office defended the representative's leadership after outgoing Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said McCarthy was unfit for the role.
Matt Gaetz's Republican primary opponent suggests he is the possible FBI Mar-a-Lago informant in new attack ad
The attack ad against longtime Trump ally Rep. Matt Gaetz is the latest allegation as Trump's inner circle tries to root out a possible FBI informant.
- USA TODAY
A purported email from Donald Trump sent a day after the FBI search that includes nuclear codes is digitally altered.
Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas outlined the branches of the 'Trump Crime Family' on Twitter
Parnas posted a tweet chain highlighting how Giuliani, his former boss, was Trump's "consigliere," and the roles each Trump child played.
Trump may have hung onto documents at Mar-a-Lago because he saw something 'personally advantageous,' New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman speculates
Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago was raided by the FBI last week. They seized 11 sets of classified documents.
- 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
Ex-White House officials including 2 former chiefs of staff dispute Trump's claim he declassified docs found at Mar-a-Lago: 'Nothing approaching an order that foolish was ever given'
Former National Security Advisor John Bolton told CNN that Trump's latest declassification defense is "complete fiction."
- 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."
- Associated Press
A Republican candidate for Congress in western New York said in a radio interview that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland “should be executed” for authorizing a search former President Donald Trump's home, before clarifying later in the show that he wasn't being serious. Buffalo-area businessman Carl Paladino made the comment in an interview with Breitbart News Saturday on Aug. 13. During the interview, Paladino was criticizing President Joe Biden for what he said was a lack of leadership and disengagement from government.
- Associated Press
Prosecutors investigating whether Donald Trump committed crimes as he sought to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia are running into increasing resistance as they seek to call witnesses to testify before a special grand jury. The latest illustration of that came Wednesday, when lawyers for Republican Gov. Brian Kemp filed a motion to quash a subpoena for his testimony, accusing the office of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, a Democrat, of pursuing his testimony for “improper political purposes." Willis rejected that characterization, describing it as dishonest.
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."
- The Hill
A federal judge on Thursday blocked a Florida law restricting how workplaces and schools can discuss race during required training or instruction championed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida Chief Judge Mark Walker issued a preliminary injunction blocking the law, known as the “Stop WOKE Act,”…