Trump cleared of contempt in New York attorney general’s fraud investigation

A New York judge ruled Wednesday that Donald Trump is no longer in contempt for failing to turn over documents demanded in a subpoena by the state’s attorney general. The former president’s April 25 contempt finding came after he contested a December subpoena seeking records related to his personal finances and the financing of several … Read more

Judge clears Trump of contempt in New York attorney general’s fraud investigation

A New York judge ruled Wednesday that Donald Trump is no longer in contempt for failing to turn over documents demanded in a subpoena by the state’s attorney general. The former president’s April 25 contempt finding came after he contested a December subpoena seeking records related to his personal finances and the financing of several … Read more

Judge lifts Trump contempt order in New York civil probe

Former US President Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower in Manhattan on August 15, 2021 in New York City. James Devaney | GC Pictures | Getty Images A New York judge on Wednesday lifted a contempt-of-court order against former President Donald Trump that was imposed after he failed to comply with a subpoena as part … Read more

Raskin on anonymous pushback to Cassidy Hutchinson testimony: She ‘has no motivation or interest in lying’

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) pushed back on anonymous sources disputing former top White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony that former President Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of the presidential vehicle and lunged at an agent when informed he would not be able to join his supporters at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, … Read more

Election denial is a losing message as centrist Republicans sweep statewide Colorado primaries

Also victorious was Heidi Ganahl, the nominee for governor. Ganahl has refused to share her opinion of the 2020 national elections, while her rival Greg Lopez has repeated false claims. And in the secretary of state race, voters roundly rejected Tina Peters, the Mesa County Clerk facing criminal charges for allegedly tampering with her own … Read more

Colorado GOP picks abortion rights backer for Senate race

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans on Tuesday nominated a businessman and supporter of most abortion rights for the US Senate while rejecting an attempt by one of the nation’s most prominent election deniers to become their candidate for the state’s top voting post. Joe O’Dea won the GOP Senate nomination after saying he supported a … Read more

Lawyer who advised Trump says federal agents seized phone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative lawyer who helped form President Donald Trump’s efforts to undo the 2020 election results and who has been repeatedly referenced in House hearings on the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol said in a court filing Monday that federal agents seized his cell phone last week. John Eastman said … Read more

Trump Illinois rally: Thousands gather at Adams County Fairgrounds to see the former president endorsing Congresswoman Mary Miller

QUINCY, Ill. (WLS) — Thousands of people gathered outside Quincy all day Saturday in anticipation of a rally with former President Donald Trump. He is in Illinois to support Congresswoman Mary Miller in her re-election bid. The Adams County Fairgrounds transformed into Trump-land for the former president, who is still very popular in this part … Read more

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a few years … Read more

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ends federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the US in 1973. The court’s controversial but expected ruling gives individual states the power to set their own abortion laws without concern of running afoul of Roe, which had permitted … Read more