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

Affidavit used in search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago to be partially unsealed, judge says

A federal judge said that parts of the affidavit used to obtain a search warrant for former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort home can be unsealed, NBC News reported Thursday. The decision from US Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart came after the Department of Justice asked him not to unseal the highly sensitive document, which details … Read more

News Outlets Fight to Unseal Way More Mar-a-Lago Raid Records than Just the Search Warrant

Multiple news organizations are pushing to unseal court records related to the FBI’s search of former President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago resort as part of a broader hunt for information that goes beyond the Justice Department’s investigation. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday that the Justice Department had filed a motion to unseal the “search warrant … Read more

Merrick Garland to Donald Trump: Your Move, Buddy Boy

One of the funniest aspects of the FBI raid on Donald Trump‘s house, insofar as there’s anything funny about a one-man crime wave having served as the president of the United States, is the matter of “the warrant.” In their rush to blindly defend Mr. Mar-a-Lago, many of Trump’s allies have spent the week demanding … Read more

Justice Department asks to unseal Trump raid search warrant

Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to unseal a search warrant that was used by FBI agents to raid the Florida home of former President Donald Trump three days earlier. That request came after days of pressure by Republican lawmakers and other allies of Trump on the Justice … Read more

AG Garland Confirms He Authorized FBI Warrant for Mar-a-Lago Search, Filed Motion to Unseal It AG Garland Confirms He Authorized FBI Warrant for Mar-a-Lago Search, Filed Motion to Unseal It AG Garland Confirms He Authorized FBI Warrant for Mar-a-Lago Search, Filed Motion to Unseal It At a Thursday news conference, US Attorney General Merrick Garland, who heads the US Department of Justice (DOJ), confirmed he personally authorized the search… … Read more

Trump says he refused to answer NY attorney general’s questions in probe of his business

Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he refused to answer questions at a deposition by investigators for the New York attorney general as part of a civil investigation into his business. Trump made that announcement shortly after he arrived for his scheduled interview under oath at the offices of AG Letitia James in New … 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

US: Police missed chance to shoot Uvalde gunman before school massacre

TEXAS: An Uvalde police officer awaiting a supervisor’s permission to fire his rifle missed a chance to take out a school shooter who went on to massacre 19 children and two teachers, according to a report published on Wednesday. The previously unreported detail was included in a report by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response … Read more

Do These Explosive Jan. 6 Testimonies Mean Trump Will Actually Be Held Accountable This Time?

the man Cassidy Hutchinson described in public testimony before the January 6 committee Tuesday was at once deeply familiar and shockingly alien. The cruelty, the narcissism, the capacity both to indulge in violence and inspire it in his followers — all of that was right there on the package when Donald Trump sold himself to … Read more