Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) joins Andrea Mitchell to share why he supports Senate Democrats’ reconciliation bill and his hopes that the bill will garner support from Senator Kyrsten Sinema to pass. “With the reconciliation package and the climate provisions, I really think this is a moment where we are turning the page, I hope, on the trickle down economics that has plagued this nation, from Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump,” says Bennet. “I think that what we've been doing the last few days it's really been an amazing moment. And we've got to get this over the finish line.”
- Business Insider
Ex-official who investigated Hillary Clinton's emails said the documents recovered by the FBI at Trump's Mar-a-Lago were particularly 'stunning' and 'egregious'
"Whether this investigation transforms into an outright criminal prosecution remains to be seen," David Laufman said on CNN.
Trump attempts to use a Truth Social post to make a legal request for the DOJ to give Mar-a-Lago-raid documents back
Trump seemed to attempt to give his social-media network legal force, writing, "By copy of this TRUTH," alongside a request for documents back.
Trump's initially 'upbeat' mood about the FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid turned dark when GOP support began to wane, report says
Sources told The Washington Post that Trump initially believed that the FBI raid would benefit him as it would look like the DOJ had overreached.
Mary Trump speculates that Jared Kushner could be the 'Mar-a-Lago mole' after reports say an informant close to Trump guided FBI agents to the documents
Sources told The Wall Street Journal and Newsweek that someone told the FBI about the documents at Mar-a-Lago and where they were stored.
Ex-White House chief of staff said Trump stashed records at Mar-a-Lago because 'he didn't believe in the classification system'
Trump has denied any wrongdoing by keeping White House records at his Mar-a-Lago resort, saying, "Everyone ends up having to bring home their work."
Trump goes on Truth Social rampage, sharing over a dozen posts, including from accounts with QAnon references
Accounts Donald Trump reposted included references to QAnon, the Pepe the Frog hate symbol, and debunked conspiracy theories about the FBI.
The former president also slammed the FBI as "corrupt" for confiscating the material. Some of it was marked as classified and top secret, according to a warrant.
Former GOP advisor says Trump has to be charged or Garland must resign after Mar-a-Lago raid: 'There's no going back now'
"This can only end in one of two ways: he's got to be indicted or Merrick Garland has to resign," conservative commentator Scott Jennings said.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Would you object to what the FBI and the Justice Department have done if the investigation was focused on someone who wasn't Donald Trump?
- The Daily Beast
The contentious interview was Ohio Rep. Mike Turner’s second on CNN this week.CNNRep. Mike Turner (R-OH) demanded to know Sunday whether the boxes former President Donald Trump allegedly brought to Mar-a-Lago were actually classified, arguing that only seeing the top secret documents would prove whether the FBI needed to raid Trump’s Sunshine State estate.Not that Turner would ever need to worry, because he says he doesn’t take classified documents home.“Do you take home documents marked special
"I think no man is above the law, but everybody's innocent until proven guilty," Hogan said. "So, we just have to see where this investigation leads."
A group that wants to eliminate nuclear weapons says the FBI's seizure of documents at Mar-a-Lago highlights vulnerabilities in global security: 'We really have no idea what was going on inside Trump's head'
On Monday, federal agents found 11 sets of classified documents after searching former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence.
The host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" said it'll "take years to fully comprehend" the scope of this disaster.
Rep. Adam Schiff said the seizure of Rep. Scott Perry's phone suggests the Justice Department thinks the Trump team's alternate-electors plot was a crime
Perry, an ally of former President Donald Trump, is a key figure in the Justice Department's investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Former homeland-security advisor for Mike Pence said she once 'found classified documents in the ladies' room'
"You do have a responsibility to protect the information," Olivia Troye, a former security advisor, said. "You don't carry it home and store it."
Apparently Trump, whose supporters chanted "Lock her up!" for years, would not have done this to Hillary Clinton.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Armed Forces of Ukraine hit Wagner HQ in Popasna, the photo of which was exposed by Russian war reporter Russian channels
KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO - SUNDAY, 14 AUGUST, 21:04 Russian Telegram channels report on the attack of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the headquarters of the Wagner PMC [a network of mercenaries who serve as the de facto private army of Russian President Vladimir Putin] in the occupied Popasna, Luhansk Oblast, a photo of which was recently published by the Russian military correspondent.
'I can't even wear my FitBit': Klobuchar on the secretive process for viewing classified documents after Mar-a-Lago raid
"As a senator, I know when I look at classified documents, I've got to go in a special room," Klobuchar said. "I can't even wear my FitBit."
There are, however, several problems with that excuse.
He kept sensitive documents when he was told he shouldn’t and that’s a chargeable crime.