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DOJ urges judge to keep Trump search warrant affidavit sealed to protect national security investigation

Federal prosecutors investigating former President Donald Trump asked a judge Monday not to unseal a key document related to the FBI’s search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, saying it contains “highly sensitive information” that could compromise the national security probe. The government’s request came three days after the federal judge made public the search warrant and […]

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Rudy Giuliani named a target in Trump election probe in Georgia, lawyers say

Rudolph Giuliani, attorney for President Donald Trump, arrives for a news conference at the Republican National Committee on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Rudy Giuliani has been named a target in the criminal investigation into efforts by […]

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Judge denies Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid to quash subpoena in Trump election probe in Georgia

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters A federal judge on Monday denied Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid to throw out a subpoena for his testimony […]

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Trump’s Winter White House: Inside the ‘nightmare’ environment that housed America’s most classified documents 

The seizure of classified US government documents from Donald Trump’s sprawling Mar-a-Lago retreat spotlights the ongoing national security concerns presented by the former president and the home he dubbed the Winter White House.  Key points: The 58-bedroom mansion estate in Florida was used by Donald Trump to host international leaders and entertain members  Highly classified documents retained in improper […]

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Trump faces a slew of investigations and lawsuits — and they’re heating up as he weighs White House run

Former US President Donald Trump raises his fist while walking to a vehicle outside of Trump Tower in New York City on August 10, 2022. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images As Donald Trump considers whether to make a third run for the White House — and when to announce that decision — the former […]

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Documents taken in Trump raid included files marked top secret, report says

A member of the Secret Service is seen in front of the home of former President Donald Trump at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida on August 9, 2022. Giorgio Viera | AFP | Getty Images The FBI seized multiple sets of documents marked top secret from former President Donald Trump’s resort home Mar-a-Lago when agents […]

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WSJ: FBI seized a series of “top-secret” materials in Mar-a-Lago search

The FBI agents who searched Mar-a-Lago on Monday removed 11 sets of classified information from the Trump property, including some marked as “top secret,” the Wall Street Journal reports. Why it matters: The inventory — which was reviewed by the WSJ along with the warrant from the search — confirms the FBI removed classified documents […]

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DOJ plans to retry Philip Esformes despite Trump commuting sentence of Florida nursing home owner

Philanthropist Philip Esformes attends the 15th annual Harold & Carole Pump Foundation gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on August 7, 2015 in Century City, California. Tiffany Rose | Getty Images A highly unusual move by the Justice Department to retry Florida nursing home owner Philip Esformes on health-care fraud criminal charges after then-President […]

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Biden senior advisor Anita Dunn has to divest investment portfolio worth between $16.8 million and $48.2 million to avoid conflicts

White House senior advisor Anita Dunn is being forced to divest an investment portfolio worth an estimated $16.8 million to $48.2 million that ethics attorneys say poses significant conflicts of interest in her new role. The political and communication’s strategist will also have to recuse herself from a myriad of domestic and international issues that […]

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Justice Department seeks to unseal Trump raid search warrant, Attorney General Garland says

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 […]