Alex Jones’s Texts With Some of Trump’s Closest Allies Just Got Turned Over to the Jan. 6 Committee

Last week, as conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was being questioned in court for spreading lies about the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, the trial took a turn: attorney Mark Bankston, who is representing the victims’ parents, revealed that Jones’s own legal team had accidentally sent Bankston a digital copy of his entire cell phone. … Read more

“This Is Probably Bad for Former President Trump”: The DOJ Does Not Appear to Be F–king Around

Last month we learned that Donald Trump‘s attorneys are “planning for criminal charges” from the Department of Justice, an effort that ramped up in the wake of former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson‘s damning testimony before the January 6 committee. “It would be career malpractice not to,” a familiar source with the matter told Rolling … Read more

Democrats Are Starting to See a Path to Victory in November

What’s this? A Democratic political winning streak? First came the riveting January 6 hearings, with more promised in the fall. Followed by a sweeping, surprising—if tentative—Senate deal on climate change, taxes, and health care. Then the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri, a leader of al-Qaida and a key plotter of the September 11 attacks. And on … Read more

For Probably Totally Innocent Reasons, the Defense Department Also Deleted the January 6 Text Messages of Top Trump Officials

Last month we learned that the US Secret Service had purged a whole bunch of its January 6 text messages in the days after the attack. Given that both (1) the organization had been ordered to preserve them (2) it takes serious effort to permanently delete any electronic communications, let alone those that are government … Read more

Report: Trump’s Legal Team Is “Planning for Criminal Charges” From the Justice Department

If you’ve paid any attention to current events over the last several years, but especially since January 6, 2021, you’ve known for some time that Donald Trump should be in prison. The case for him losing his freedom to crash weddings, deface government property, and run for president again has only gotten a boost over … Read more

Jan. 6 Committee Talks to Steve Mnuchin, Probes If Trump’s Cabinet Actually Wanted To Remove him

In its first eight hearings, the January 6 committee focused primarily on the lead-up to last year’s deadly insurrection and Donald Trump‘s actions as the violence played out. As the panel continues its probe, it appears to be taking a harder look at the immediate aftermath of the riot — including allegations that the former … Read more

Report: The DOJ Is Investigating Trump as Part of Its January 6 Criminal Probe, and Yes, That’s a Big F–king Deal

One of the uniquely enraged things about Donald Trump is his lifelong ability to evade responsibility for every underhanded, unethical, likely criminal thing he’s ever done. Whether it’s refusing to pay his bills, paying hush money to a porn star in the midst of a presidential campaign, dodging taxes, or any other of the hundreds—nay, … Read more

Josh Hawley Says He Regrets Nothing About January 6, Is Thrilled He’s Been Able to Fundraise Off of It

Hey, remember when Senator Josh Hawley spread helped Donald Trump‘s 2020 election lies, raised his fist in solidarity with the MAGA mob coming to attack the Capitol, sprinted from the violence while law enforcement risked their lives, and then returned to vote to block the results of the election from being certified? Nearly 19 months … Read more

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on DeSantis vs. Trump, Plus the President’s Actions on Jan. 6

My opinion is that she knew what was going on that day from perhaps that she had been up in the residence or phone calls that she listened to in on. She was often in the room when he was on the phone with people. They’d be on speaker together. So I just felt like … Read more

Former Mike Pence Aides, Who Know Where Trump’s Bodies Are Buried, Have Been Talking to the Feds

One of the people with the most intimate knowledge of Donald Trump‘s plot to overturn the election, and the insurrection that later ensued, is Mike Pence. In addition to repeatedly pressing the then VP to block the certification of Joe Biden‘s electoral win—by ​​reportedly calling the evangelical Christian a “pussy” and threatening to end their … Read more