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Deranged Ted Cruz Loses Touch With Reality After Trump Special Counsel Appointed

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is claiming that Biden has weaponized the DOJ and is using it to attack Trump, which is not true.

Merrick Garland Drops The Hammer As Special Counsel Will Investigate Trump For 1/6, Obstruction Of Justice, And Classified Docs

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that he has appointed Jack Smith to investigate Trump for interfering with the peaceful transfer of power, the classified documents case, and obstruction of justice.

Merrick Garland Appoints Special Counsel As Trump 2024 Announcement Backfires

Attorney General Merrick Garland has responded to Trump's 2024 campaign announcement by appointing a special counsel to investigate the former president.

Why special counsel Jack Smith might be different from Robert Mueller

He’s overseeing Trump investigations, but his appointment comes in a very different context.

Garland Names Special Counsel To Lead Trump-Related Probes

The move was announced just three days after Trump announced his 2024 candidacy for president.

Who Is Jack Smith, the New Special Counsel?

Mr. Smith will take on the role of special counsel after leaving his current position as a specialist prosecutor based in The Hague investigating war crimes.

What Makes a Special Counsel ‘Special’?

Former President Donald J. Trump’s continuing presence on the political scene has prompted the appointment of a third special counsel.

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations | CNN Politics

The investigations will move "expeditiously," special counsel Jack Smith said

Who is Jack Smith, the special counsel named in the Trump investigations | CNN Politics

Jack Smith, the special counsel announced by Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday to oversee the criminal investigations into the retention of classified documents at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the January 6, 2021, insurrection, is a long-time prosecutor who has overseen a variety of high-profile cases during a career that spans decades.

Trump's running for president again. Does that get him off the legal hook? | CNN Politics

The never-ending legal problems swirling around former President Donald Trump are already taking center stage in his freshly announced 2024 presidential campaign.

Garland names Jack Smith special counsel for Trump criminal probes

Smith, a former chief of the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section, will oversee criminal matters related to former President Donald Trump.

Trump lashes out at special prosecutor announcement, says he will not 'partake'

“For six years I have been going through this, and I am not going to go through it anymore,” Trump told Fox News Digital in an interview Friday.

Jan. 6 panel brushes off Trump 2024 in critical final sprint

Chair Bennie Thompson said the select committee has a "laundry list" to complete, including the final report and key decisions about criminal referrals.

Biden admin asks Supreme Court to let student loan forgiveness program continue

The administration asked the Supreme Court to intervene after a federal appeals court blocked the program nationwide.

Disgraced FBI Agent Hypes Potential Indictments Of Trump Associates After Special Counsel Announcement

Peter Strzok expressed hope for indictments of associates of Donald Trump after the announcement of a special counsel by Attorney General Merrick Garland.

BETSY MCCAUGHEY: The January 6 Committee Travesty

The Jan. 6 committee should do its job, providing undoctored data and an accurate perspective on how much of a threat political extremism is in this country.

‘We Are Not Involved’: KJP Says Biden Admin Won’t ‘Politicize’ DOJ After Trump Special Counsel Announcement

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre declared Friday that the Biden Administration does not politicize the Department of Justice.

WH Defends Investigation of Trump: 'We Do Not Politicize the DOJ'

The White House insisted they had nothing to do with the Justice Department's decision to investigate former President Donald Trump.

FNC's Turley on Special Counsel: Mar-a-Lago Document Obstruction 'Most Menacing' for Trump

Fox News legal analyst Jonathan Turley said Friday on "America Reports" that potential obstruction charges in the Mar-a-Lago classified documents investigation seemed like the "most menacing" while discussing Attorney General Merrick Garland appointing special counsel Jack Smith to oversee probes into for men President Donald Trump. | Clips

Election Denier Hakeem Jeffries Announces Bid for House Minority Leader

Election denier Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) officially announced his bid for House minority leader on Friday.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Wants To Jeopardize National Security And Defund The DOJ Over Trump Special Counsel

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) immediately called for Attorney General Merrick Garland to be impeached for following the law and investigating Trump.

Garland names special counsel to weigh possible Trump charges

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to determine whether Donald Trump should face criminal charges.

Garland Names Special Counsel for Trump Inquiries

Even before Mr. Garland’s announcement, there were signs that prosecutorial activity in both cases was accelerating after a brief slowdown in the run-up to the midterm elections.

Trump seizes on special counsel as a rallying cry for 2024

Democrats believe they will ultimately benefit from Trump’s decision to embrace claims of a grand conspiracy against him.

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations | CNN Politics

The legal jeopardy former President Donald Trump faces in two federal criminal investigations took on a new tenor Friday with the appointment of a special counsel at the Justice Department.

New Trump special counsel launches investigation in Mueller’s shadow

The Justice Department hopes to avoid pitfalls of the last special counsel investigation targeting Trump.

Merrick Garland Names Special Counsel on Trump; Still No Special Counsel on Hunter Biden

Attorney General Merrick Garland will name a special counsel to investigate Trump, though he has yet to name one for Hunter or Joe Biden.

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