US Department of Justice: Treasury Department Must Provide Trump’s Tax Returns to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a memo dated Friday, Justice’s Office of Legal Counse...
2021-07-30 20:58:19 +0000

Biden on Trump: The Big Lie Is Just That, A Big Lie

PHILADELPHIA — President Joe Biden forcefully defends the integrity of the 2020 United States presidential election: “No other election has ever been held under such scrutiny and such high standards. The big lie is just that, a big lie.” Speaking at the National Constitution Center in Philade...
2021-07-13 20:18:29 +0000

John Dean: Make Trump Deal with trap He Created for Himself

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has filed suit against three of the country’s biggest tech companies, claiming he and other conservatives have been wrongfully censored. But legal experts say the suits are likely doomed to fail, given existing precedent and legal protections. Tr...
2021-07-08 18:57:03 +0000

New Evidence Exposes Trump's Criminal Behavior While in Office

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s internal watchdog launched an investigation Friday after revelations that former President Donald Trump’s administration secretly seized phone data from at least two House Democrats as part of an aggressive leaks probe. Democrats called the seizures “har...
2021-06-12 19:49:33 +0000

Trump's GOP Is Reminiscent of Fascism's Demand for Fealty

Four months after inciting a violent attack on the Capitol in a last-ditch attempt to retain power, former President Donald Trump on Wednesday demonstrated his continued grip on his party, as House GOP officials prepared to purge Wyoming’s Liz Cheney from her leadership role for criticizing him. ...
2021-07-09 20:38:13 +0000

Trump's Money Man at Center of Criminal Probe

(Reuters) - When lawyers asked Donald Trump more than a decade ago to identify who estimated values on some of his signature properties, he shrugged and pointed to his longtime accountant, Allen Weisselberg. “I think ultimately probably Mr. Weisselberg,” he said, testifying in 2007 in a defama...
2021-03-07 22:17:03 +0000

US Senate To Wrap Trump's Impeachment Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began wrapping up their impeachment case against Donald Trump on Saturday after a tumultuous morning in which they gave up a last-minute plan for witness testimony that could have significantly prolonged the trial and delayed a vote on whether the former presiden...
2021-02-13 20:20:38 +0000

Trump's Crimes Remain Fresh After His Presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chilling security video of last month’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, including of rioters searching menacingly for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence, has become a key exhibit in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial as lawmakers prosecuting the case...
2021-02-13 02:17:43 +0000

Biden Suspends Trump's Asylum Agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration said on Saturday it was immediately suspending Trump-era asylum agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, part of a bid to undo his Republican predecessor’s hardline immigration policies. In a statement, State Department Secretary Anto...
2021-02-07 06:31:56 +0000

Biden: Erratic Trump Should Not Receive Classified Intel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that Donald Trump’s “erratic behavior” should prevent him from receiving classified intelligence briefings, a courtesy that historically has been granted to outgoing presidents. Asked in an interview with CBS News what he feared if Trump contin...
2021-02-06 06:51:58 +0000

House Send Impeachment Case Against Trump to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate late Monday for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly siege at the U.S. ...
2021-01-26 01:52:41 +0000

Trump Has Been Plotting to Oust AG and Undo Election Result

New York — Justice Department lawyer Jeffrey Clark nearly convinced then-President Donald Trump to remove then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and use the Department of Justice to undo Georgia's election results, The New York Times reported Friday.
2021-01-25 22:20:20 +0000

Pelosi: Impeachment Article Against Donald Trump to Go to Senate on Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, triggering the start of the former president’s trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol Jan. 6 riot. Senate Democr...
2021-01-25 22:19:05 +0000

Trump’s Impeachment Trial Could Begin On January 20

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Spe...
2021-01-14 19:06:42 +0000

US House Impeaches Trump a 2nd Time

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by armed Nati...
2021-01-14 01:32:53 +0000

HRW: Trump Has Been a Disaster For Human Rights

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s record on human rights in his first year in office has been a “disaster” and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on Wednesday. Kenneth Roth was speaking ahea...
2021-01-14 01:34:55 +0000

Resolution: U.S. House Urges Pence to Oust Trump, Impeach Vote Looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming impeachment itself for the “tremendous anger” in America. ...
2021-01-14 01:35:28 +0000

Alamo Visit: A Symbol of Trump’s Defiance

ALAMO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while they were still carrying out the assault. “...
2021-01-12 22:06:06 +0000

Deutsche Bank to Refrain From Further Business With Trump

FRANKFURT (Germany) — Two of Donald Trump’s favored banks are pulling away from the billionaire president in the wake of last week’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to Bloomberg. Deutsche Bank AG has decided to refrain from further business with Trump and his company, said a person...
2021-01-12 03:18:39 +0000

Impeachment: Trump Faces charge of 'Incitement of Insurrection'

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the House prepares for impeachment, President Donald Trump faces a single charge — “incitement of insurrection” — over the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to a draft of the articles obtained by The Associated Press. Lawmakers are set to introduce the legislation...
2021-01-11 16:48:28 +0000

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: House 'will Proceed' to Impeachment of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump, calling him a threat to democracy after the deadly assault on the Capitol. Pelosi made the announcement in a letter to colleagues. She said the House will act wi...
2021-01-11 00:39:32 +0000

Two Republican Senators Say Trump Should Resign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators now say President Donald Trump should resign in the wake of deadly riots at the Capitol and support for the House drive to impeach him a second time is gaining momentum. Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey on Sunday joined Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski in calling f...
2021-01-10 18:23:31 +0000

Donald Trump Permanently Suspended From Twitter

Twitter banned President Donald Trump’s account Friday, citing “the risk of further incitement of violence.” The social platform has been under growing pressure to take further action against Trump following Wednesday’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Twitter initially suspended Trump...
2021-01-09 00:54:09 +0000

U.S. Military Will "Prevent Trump From Firing Nuclear Weapons"

<p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling fellow Democrats that the nation&rsquo;s top military officer has told her there are steps in place that would prevent President Donald Trump from firing nuclear weapons.</p><p>Pelosi has spoken to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs o...
2021-01-08 19:17:21 +0000

Washington in Shock After Trump's Mob Riots

WASHINGTON (AP) — With 13 days left in President Donald Trump’s term, a nation shaken by the violence carried out in his name was left wondering what he might do next, and there was open talk in Washington of trying to force him from office early. Out of sight in the White House — and <a href="ht...
2021-01-08 03:35:45 +0000