Georgia Senate campaign raised over $500K

Herschel Walker’s Senate campaign has raised over $500,000 since the anti-abortion Republican appeared on Fox News to deny a shocking report that he had paid for a woman’s abortion years earlier, an official campaign told CNBC on Wednesday. Walker appeared on “Hann” on Monday evening shortly after The Daily Beast published the allegation from an … Read more

‘Privileged’ Mar-a-Lago tranche include Trump legal docs, discussion on pardons

An inadvertently shared log of potentially privileged materials taken from former President Trump’s Florida home includes details of his calls as president, analyzes of who should receive pardons and heaps of records tied to his many legal entanglements. The logs, apparently unsealed in error, were first reported by Bloomberg News, which shared the filing that … Read more

Trump defends Herschel Walker after abortion report

Former President Donald Trump and leaders of top GOP political organizations leapt to the defense of Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker on Tuesday, after a bombshell report accused the anti-abortion Republican of allegedly paying for a woman’s abortion years earlier. “Herschel has properly denied the charges against him, and I have no doubt he is … Read more

Trump goes to Supreme Court over Mar-a-Lago search and seizure of documents

CNN — Former President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the dispute over materials marked as classified the FBI seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate this summer. His emergency request with the Supreme Court is the latest example of the former President seeking to involve the justices in investigations that entangle him … Read more

Marc Short says Trump’s post on Elaine Chao was a “racial slur” that was “obviously wrong”

Marc Short, a senior to former Vice President Mike Pence and onetime director of legislative advise affairs under then-President Trump, said it was “obviously wrong” for the former president to use a “racial slur” against Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Trump’s former transportation secretary. Short made the comments in … Read more

Jan. 6 committee argues Trump election attorney John Eastman ‘consistently unreliable’ as he’s tried to protect emails from investigators

CNN — The House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, argued to a federal judge Monday night that Trump election attorney John Eastman has been “consistently unreliable” as he’s tried to protect his communications from the ongoing probe and that the investigators should now get access to more emails from one of his work email … Read more

Herschel Walker denies abortion claim in Georgia Senate race

Herschel Walker, the Republican nominee for a Senate from Georgia who has called for a ban on abortion, was accused in a new report Monday night of paying for a woman’s abortion in 2009. Walker adamantly denied the claim detailed in a Daily Beast article, calling it a “flat-out lie,” and vowed to sue the … Read more

National Archives alerted lawyers for Trump about missing letters with North Korean leader in May 2021

CNN — The National Archives alerted lawyers for former President Donald Trump in May 2021 that Trump’s letters with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un – and two dozen boxes of records – were missing, according to new correspondence the Archives released on Monday. Gary Stern, general counsel for the National Archives and Records Administration, … Read more

Tillerson testifies at corruption trial of Trump adviser

NEW YORK — Rex Tillerson, who served a turbulent term as secretary of state under former President Donald Trump, was called as a government witness Monday at the trial of a Trump ally accused of leaking intelligence to the United Arab Emirates. Tillerson testified that he barely knew the defendant, Tom Barrack, once the chairman … Read more

Takeaways from the dramatic first day and opening statements of the Oath Keepers Jan. 6 trial

CNN  —  With the historic case that they had brought against Oath Keepers accused of plotting to attack the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, prosecutors framed up how the jury should think about the allegations with an hour-plus opening statement that kicked off the trial in earnest. Five alleged members of the far-right militia, … Read more