Ex-CIA agent says fallout over raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago resembles the lead up to the January 6 Capitol attack and predicts there will be another 'catastrophic event'
Violent threats against law enforcement spiked as Republicans railed against the FBI Mar-a-Lago raid and suggested regular citizens could be next.news.yahoo.com
Former Nixon attorney says Trump’s media supporters will have ‘egg all over their face’ when probe ends
John Dean, former President Richard Nixon’s White House counsel, predicted on Sunday that media supporters of former President Trump will have a “egg all over their face” when the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) investigation into matters involving classified documents comes to an eventual end. During an appearance on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter asked Dean…news.yahoo.com
Rep. Eric Swalwell says he received a voicemail threatening to 'cut his kids' heads off,' blames GOP for 'stoking violent rhetoric'
Swalwell shared a chilling, nearly two-minute voice message laden with threats and profanity that he says he received because of the Mar-a-Lago raid.news.yahoo.com
Trump sent cryptic message to Merrick Garland before warrant was unsealed: 'The country is on fire. What can I do to reduce the heat?'
Donald Trump reached out to Attorney General Merrick Garland before the warrant to search Mar-a-Lago was unsealed, The New York Times reported.news.yahoo.com
Ex-official who investigated Hillary Clinton's emails said the documents recovered by the FBI at Trump's Mar-a-Lago were particularly 'stunning' and 'egregious'
"Whether this investigation transforms into an outright criminal prosecution remains to be seen," David Laufman said on CNN.news.yahoo.com
Mary Trump speculates that Jared Kushner could be the 'Mar-a-Lago mole' after reports say an informant close to Trump guided FBI agents to the documents
Sources told The Wall Street Journal and Newsweek that someone told the FBI about the documents at Mar-a-Lago and where they were stored.news.yahoo.com
Trump's lawyer signed a statement months ago saying all classified documents had been turned over, report says. The FBI found more during its raid on Mar-a-Lago.
The FBI recovered 11 boxes of classified materials from Mar-a-Lago, but the NYT reported Trump's lawyer said in June all of them had been returned.news.yahoo.com
Ex-Trump Aide Sics MAGA Lackeys on Alleged FBI Agents’ Families
AFP via GettyJust hours after a list began circulating among right-wing media of FBI agents who signed off on the search warrant for Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property, a former Trump aide tried to sic MAGA fans on the family members of the purported agents.Garrett Ziegler, who recently went on a sexist tear against former White House colleagues, took to Telegram to post the personal information of men he identified as agents.“This is one of the two feds who signed the ‘Receipt for Property’ fornews.yahoo.com
Federal judge unseals FBI's Mar-a-Lago search warrant, revealing new details
A federal judge has unsealed the search warrant that authorized the FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home. The document reveals highly-classified documents were recovered from Mar-a-Lago, and indicates it's part of an investigation into possible violations of the Espionage Act. CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa reports, and then criminal defense attorney Joseph Tully joins CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge with more on the significance.news.yahoo.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Garland
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) announced on Friday that she had filed articles of impeachment against Attorney General Merrick Garland as the FBI’s search of the former president’s Florida residence roils Republicans. Greene’s resolution claims that the attorney general’s “personal approval to seek a search warrant for the raid on the home of the 45th…news.yahoo.com
Fox News' Kilmeade says he showed judge's meme 'in jest'
The false photo showed U.S. Magistrate Bruce Reinhart's face replacing a real photo of Jeffrey Epstein receiving a foot massage from his former girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell. Kilmeade, who was subbing for Tucker Carlson on Thursday night, showed the picture at the end of the hour-long show. “I think that's actually a picture of Jeffrey Epstein with somebody putting his head on there,” Hannity said. Who knows?”In a tweet on Friday, Kilmeade said the image was sourced on screen to a meme pulled from Twitter and wasn't real. “This depiction never took place and we wanted to make clear that we were showing a meme in jest,” Kilmeade wrote.wftv.com
An attempted attack on an FBI office raises concerns about violent far-right rhetoric
Far-right extremists escalated their violent rhetoric after an FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. An attempted breach of an Ohio FBI office has those tracking extremism worried.npr.org
Some Republicans express concern about Trump reportedly taking documents about nuclear weapons to Mar-a-Lago, even as they bash the FBI
One House GOP lawmaker said the severity of what Trump may have done could depend as not all nuclear information is "highly, highly" classified.news.yahoo.com
GOP backs Trump, escalates dark rhetoric after FBI search
"Mr. President, I said, the American people, your supporters, are concerned with this corrupt DOJ and the FBI." "We usually expect that from these quarters, but the same kind of rhetoric is coming from prominent Republicans and Trump allies," she said by email. 3 House Republican, Rep. Elise Stefanik, claimed without evidence the Biden administration was “weaponizing” the Justice Department against Trump, a top potential 2024 rival for the White House. She joined fellow House Republicans on the Intelligence Committee on Friday in demanding information, and vowed if their party wins control in the November election they will find out what happened. Banks said Trump will be a “big part” of the House Republicans' campaign to win back the House majority.wftv.com
GOP backs Trump, escalates dark rhetoric after FBI search
Republicans in Congress who are relying on Donald Trump to excite voters in the fall elections are not only defending the former president against the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago home but politically capitalizing on it with grave and potentially dangerous rhetoric against the nation’s justice system. The party that once stood staunchly for law-and-order has dramatically reversed course, stirring up opposition to the FBI and tapping into political grievances and far-right conspiracies that fed the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. It's all part of the GOP’s election year strategy to harness voter outrage over the unprecedented search, quickly and unequivocally set in motion as Trump hosted a dozen Republicans for dinner of steak and scallops at his private Bedminster club the day after the FBI action.news.yahoo.com
Trump won't object to release of home search warrant
The decision on whether to unseal the records lay with U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, the same judge who signed off on the search warrant. The Justice Department told the judge Friday afternoon that Trump’s lawyers did not object to the proposal to make it public. To obtain a search warrant, federal authorities must prove to a judge that probable cause exists to believe that a crime was committed. In this case, though, Garland cited the fact that Trump himself had provided the first public confirmation of the FBI search, “as is his right." The Justice Department, in its new filing, also said that disclosing information about it now would not harm the court's functions.wftv.com
Timeline of events leading up to FBI search of Trump's home
Trump FBI Security moves in a golf cart at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla. Aug. 5: U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart in South Florida approves an application for a search warrant, finding the FBI had probable cause to search Mar-a-Lago. Aug 8: The FBI executes the search at Mar-a-Lago in an unprecedented escalation of law enforcement scrutiny of the former president. President Joe Biden's White House said it had no prior knowledge of the search, and the current FBI director was originally appointed by Trump. Aug. 12: Judge Reinhart is expected to make the final court decision on whether to unseal the warrant that authorized the FBI to search Mar-a-Lago.wftv.com
Did Trump break the law? FBI search raises fresh questions
Whether an FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence is a prelude to criminal charges is unknown — especially unclear since other investigations into mishandling of classified information have ended without prosecution or in misdemeanor plea deals.
Mar-a-Lago search just part of one of several Trump probes
The FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate marked a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of the law enforcement scrutiny of the former president, but the Florida operation was just one part of one investigation related to Trump and his time in office.
FBI open to settling claims by gymnasts abused by Nassar
The FBI has reached out to attorneys representing Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and other women who say they were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar to begin settlement talks in the $1 billion claim they brought against the federal government.
July 4 parade shooting suspect confessed to attack, prosecutors say
The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade confessed to police that he unleashed a hail of bullets from a rooftop in suburban Chicago and then fled to the Madison, Wisconsin, area, where he contemplated shooting up an event there.
Defense: Notes back claim Clinton lawyer didn't lie to FBI
Defense lawyers for a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer charged with lying to the FBI during the Trump-Russia probe have shown jurors handwritten notes aimed at undercutting allegations that he misled the federal government about his legal work.
Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe
The star prosecution witness in the trial of a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer charged with lying to the FBI says he was “100%” confident that the attorney told him he was not acting on behalf of a particular client when he presented information meant to cast suspicions on Donald Trump and possible connections to Russia.
Clinton campaign lawyer sought to 'use' FBI, prosecutor says
A prosecutor says a lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign who is charged with lying to the FBI early in the Trump-Russia probe sought to “use and manipulate” federal law enforcement to create an “October surprise” in the final weeks of the presidential race.