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Rachel Maddow Connects The Dots On Trump And Espionage

Rachel Maddow went back five and half years to discuss the early warning signs about Trump and espionage.

Matt Gaetz And Jim Jordan Threaten Merrick Garland For Trump To Try To Get Name Of FBI Informant

Reps. Jim Jordan, Matt Gaetz, and 16 other House Republicans sent a threatening letter to the FBI demanding to know who informed on Trump.

Primaries In Wyoming And Alaska Offer Final Test For Trump's Hard-Line Politics

Rep. Liz Cheney, a leader in the Republican resistance to former President Trump, is fighting to save her seat in the House on Tuesday.

Walls close in on Graham, Giuliani in Georgia Trump probe

A federal judge rejected Sen. Lindsey Graham's effort to evade testimony, and prosecutors told Rudy Giuliani that's he's a "target" in the investigation.

Justice Dept. Objects to Releasing Affidavit Used to Search Trump’s Home

Prosecutors say its release would compromise the investigation into Donald J. Trump’s handling of secret documents after he left office. Now a judge must decide.

Giuliani Is Told He Is a Target in Trump Election Inquiry in Georgia

Rudolph W. Giuliani, as former President Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer, spearheaded efforts to keep Mr. Trump in power.

Six drastic plans Trump is already promising for a second term

The former president’s recent speeches have begun specifying new policies he’d pursue if he returns to the White House, with an emphasis on crime, voting and shrinking the government.

Analysis | Liz Cheney’s future and what else to watch in Wyoming and Alaska primaries

On Tuesday, some of the biggest anti-Donald Trump names in Republican politics will be on the ballot. Here’s what we’re watching in primaries in Alaska and Wyoming.

Analysis | Giuliani’s legal jeopardy in Georgia

Donald Trump's lawyer has been informed he's a "target" of the Fulton County, Ga., district attorney's probe. Here's what we know about his actions in the state.

11 members of Congress have lost their primaries this year. Is Liz Cheney next? | CNN Politics

If the latest polling and on-the-ground reports are any guide, Rep. Liz Cheney is a major underdog heading into her primary in Wyoming tomorrow.

The ‘Impeachment 10:’ Who’s in and who’s out.

After Rep. Liz Cheney's primary loss Tuesday, the fate is sealed for all 10 House Republicans who supported the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump.

Alaska voters are casting ballots in two separate elections for the same seat. Here's how it works | CNN Politics

Voters in Alaska on Tuesday are voting in two separate elections for the same US House seat -- the state's at-large congressional district seat.

DOJ says release of Mar-a-Lago affidavit would harm ongoing criminal probe

Feds are worried about witnesses and threats to the FBI if more details are released from the search warrant.

Trump Steamrolls His Way Past Accountability. The Mar-a-Lago Search Might Be Different.

Donald Trump’s signature strategy for getting ahead of scandals, ignoring inconvenient facts and hammering his own version of events has served him well, but it might not save him this time.

Trump world's shifting narrative on the Mar-a-Lago docs

As more information trickles out about the scope of the government’s investigation into the former president, here’s a timeline of team Trump’s shifting defense.

Rudy Giuliani now 'target' of Georgia criminal probe into effort to overturn 2020 election: Sources

Rudy Giuliani has been told he is a "target" of the Georgia criminal investigation probing the effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election, sources said.

The Hill’s Morning Report — Trump seeks big wins today against Cheney, Murkowski

It’s a tale of two lawmakers today as a pair of those who voted to oust former President Trump from office are on the ballot in key primary matchups while the ex-commander in chief continues to fin…

Five things to watch in Alaska, Wyoming primaries

Tuesday’s primaries in Alaska and Wyoming will help set the tone for November’s general elections, with a number of critical contests at stake.  In Wyoming, Rep. Liz Cheney is in a fight for h…

The FBI Is Now the Federal Bureau of Intimidation | RealClearPolitics

Nothing symbolizes the decline of the American republic better than the weaponization of justice that we saw last week when the FBI raided the home of former...

Along with the Public, Over a Dozen FBI Whistleblowers Have 'Figured It Out' - Jim Jordan

Whistleblowers have also reached out to Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Trump Haters Duped by False DOJ Media Spin over Seized Passports

Trump haters immediately fell for the Department of Justice's media spin over former President Donald Trump's seized passports.

Donald Trump: FBI Stole Passports in Raid of Mar-a-Lago

Former President Donald Trump on Monday claimed that the FBI "stole" his "passports" in last week's raid on Mar-a-Lago.

Trevor Noah Shatters Trump’s ‘Insane’ Excuses For Stealing Classified

The Daily Show's Trevor Noah took apart each of Trump's four new excuses for his theft of classified documents.

DOJ Asks Federal Judge To Keep Details Of Its Mar-A-Lago Document Investigation Secret

Prosecutors warned in a filing that revealing a key document would expose the names of witnesses and endanger the investigation into Trump's actions.

Opinion | Trump's lies have deadly consequences for his own supporters

Disinformation, lies and conspiracy theories are airborne and spread by contact.

Post Politics Now: Biden to sign key bill for Democrats; Cheney expected to lose in Wyoming

President Biden is returning to Washington briefly to sign the Inflation Reduction Act. Meanwhile, Wyoming and Alaska will hold primaries to pick candidates for November's elections.

Analysis: If Cheney loses her primary, Trump's GOP critics will face tough choice

Rep. Liz Cheney's uphill battle to keep her seat in Wyoming's GOP primary on Tuesday underscores how Donald Trump's hold on the Republican Party is tightening even as the former President's legal challenges are mounting. That dynamic poses stark choices for the thin band of Republican elected officials and voters resistant to his dominance within the party.

Trump’s Endorsements Face Major Test Against Established GOP Candidates

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney is expected to lose to a Trump-backed candidate in Tuesday's primary, but in Alaska, Trump's choices are facing a tougher challenge.

Trump Team Drops Email Proving FBI Wrongly Seized Passports

Donald Trump's legal team demolished the DOJ media spin that denied having the former president's passports in their possession.

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