Ruth Ben-Ghiat, an expert on autocracy, talks about the appeal of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to conservatives in the United States, particularly now that Vladimir Putin has lost some of his favor by starting a war with Ukraine.
Trump baselessly bashed Obama for transferring records from the White House to Chicago. Here's why Obama was allowed while Trump is under scrutiny by the FBI.
As his time in the White House came to a close, Barack Obama transferred records from the White House for his presidential library in Chicago.
"Garland is playing chess. Donald can only play checkers," Donald Trump's niece said.
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Fox NewsFox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy flipped the script on Thursday morning, pushing back on House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s wild suggestion that FBI agents went “rogue” in executing a court-approved search warrant at former President Donald Trump’s residence.Doocy further took issue with the immediate “rush to judgment” made by Scalise and other conservatives, asking if they could at least “wait a week” before determining that the FBI is “crazy.”Fox News has engaged in a full-scale mel
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.
Trump took such sensitive documents from the White House that the DOJ felt it had no choice but to raid Mar-a-Lago: report
According to The New York Times, investigators tried subpoenaing Trump before taking the drastic step of searching his home.
After Trump allies demanded he reveal the warrant behind the search of Mar-a-Lago, the attorney general moved to do just that. And the former president agreed.
After Trump declined to answer questions Wednesday, legal experts said the former president’s decision could create an impression among some that he has something to hide.
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Michael Cohen says he 'would not be surprised' if FBI informant was one of Trump's kids or Jared Kushner
"It's definitely a member of his inner circle," Cohen, Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, told Insider on Thursday.
Michael Cohen says Trump likely feels 'trapped' after the FBI's raid and is worried that whoever tipped off the feds has more dirt on him
"When the feds raid, usually what comes after that is an indictment and incarceration, and nobody knows that better than I," Cohen said.
Trump has until Friday afternoon to decide whether to fight the release of the Mar-a-Lago search warrant. His team is considering challenging the motion, per reports.
Former President Donald Trump could himself unilaterally release the search warrant and receipt of goods taken by the FBI. But it might not help him.
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Trumpworld is roiling with finger-pointing and suspicion over a possible informant in Mar-a-Lago: report
Some in Trump's orbit have, per Rolling Stone, been trying to contact him to warn him not to speak to certain people.
Trump's circle is reportedly worried that an informer may have tipped off the FBI, leading to Monday night's unprecedented raid.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has condemned the FBI’s recent raid on Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, saying the decision “seems political” in nature. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Yang, 47, wrote that although he is “no Trump fan,” the raid on the former U.S. president’s Palm Beach residence could be viewed as “unjust persecution” by millions of Americans.
Trump did himself a favor announcing the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago home, allowing him to energize his base and reclaim the spotlight, experts on political and media framing said
One public-relations expert said Donald Trump "acted swiftly and decisively to shape the narrative" while little other information was available.
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LEXEY DANICHEV/Sputnik Host Photo Agency/AFP via Getty ImagesLatvia’s parliament has moved to designate Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine—and the Kremlin does not appear to be taking it well. Russia is committing a “genocide against the Ukrainian people,” Latvian MPs said in a statement Thursday, according to AFP. Russia “uses suffering and intimidation as tools in its attempts to weaken the morale of the Ukrainian people and armed forc
Former Trump chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says FBI informant could be one of 6 to 8 people in Trump's inner circle
"If you know where the safe is and you know the documents are in 10 boxes in the basement, you're pretty close to the president," said Mulvaney.
"Are you better off than you were four indictments ago?" one person suggested.
Trump is reportedly paranoid about a potential "rat" who may have tipped off the FBI to classified documents stored at his home.
Trump used an obscure taxpayer-funded office to attack New York Attorney General Tish James on the morning her office deposed him
Trump's official post-presidential office in part uses public money to operate. Watchdogs said it's "unseemly" to use it for political purposes.
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Trump's new lawyer is famous for representing Atlanta rappers like Gucci Mane and Migos and has called the former president 'racist' and 'pathetic'
Trump has hired #BillionDollarLawyer Drew Findling to represent him in an ongoing criminal investigation into 2020 election interference in Georgia.