Big businesses trumpet ESG credentials. Scrutiny is on the rise

As the 2020s progress, discussions about climate change, the environment and issues related to equality and diversity are at the forefront of many people’s minds. The corporate world is no exception, with banks, energy producers and a host of other major businesses keen to trumpet their sustainability credentials through advertisements, pledges, social media campaigns and … Read more

New York sues Donald Trump, Trump Organization for fraud

Former US president Donald Trump speaks in support of candidates Doug Mastriano and Mehmet Oz during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, September 3, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday sued former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, three of his adult children, and others for allegedly widespread the … Read more

Ex-White House lawyer Ty Cobb says Trump violated Constitution

Ty Cobb Jerry Cleveland | The Denver Post | Getty Images Former Trump White House lawyer Ty Cobb called ex-President Donald Trump a “deeply wounded narcissist” who acted in a “criminal” manner when he pushed then-Vice President Mike Pence to block Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 election win. In a new interview, Cobb … Read more

DOJ appeals special master decision

The Department of Justice on Thursday appealed a federal judge’s ruling to authorize a special master to review documents that the FBI seized from the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump. The Justice Department also asked Judge Aileen Cannon to pause her related order blocking the government from further reviewing documents marked classified that … Read more

Judge calls Jan. 6 an ‘insurrection,’ bars ‘Cowboys for Trump’ founder

Otero County Commission Chairman and Cowboys for Trump co-founder Couy Griffin rides his horse on 5th Avenue on May 1, 2020 in New York City. Jeenah Moon | Getty Images A judge in New Mexico declared Tuesday that the Jan. 6 Capitol riot was an “insurrection” as he ruled that Otero County Commissioner and “Cowboys … Read more

Trump lawyers again push for special master in FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again called for a federal judge to appoint a “special master” to review documents seized from Trump’s Florida home by the FBI. The narrowly focused filing in the District Court in West Palm Beach after the US Department of Justice came one day that argued harm … Read more

DOJ opposes special master request

Former US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort is seen in Palm Beach, Florida, February 8, 2021. Marco Bello | Reuters The Department of Justice late Tuesday revealed that the FBI seized more than 100 classified documents from former President Donald Trump’s Florida home earlier this month as the department urged a judge to reject Trump’s … Read more

Some seized info could be shielded by attorney-client privilege

Former US President Donald Trump’s residence in Mar-A-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida on August 9, 2022. Giorgio Viera | AFP | Getty Images Some of the materials seized in the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump’s home Mar-a-Lago may be protected by attorney-client privilege, the Justice Department said Monday. The “limited set” of potentially privileged … Read more

Trump Mar-a-Lago raid affidavit for search warrant revealed

The Justice Department on Friday revealed a heavily redacted copy of the affidavit used to obtain a search warrant for former President Donald Trump’s home Mar-a-Lago. The FBI had probable cause to believe that records containing classified national defense information would be found at the Palm Beach, Florida, residence, according to an agent who wrote … Read more

Judge orders Trump to give details about Mar-a-Lago warrant lawsuit

An aerial view of former US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home after Trump said that FBI agents raided it, in Palm Beach, Florida, US August 15, 2022. Marco Bello | Reuters A federal judge appointed by former President Donald Trump ordered him Tuesday to answer several key questions about his new lawsuit related to the … Read more