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Apr 10 2022
The leaders of the House committee investigating the Capitol attack have grown divided over whether to make a criminal referral to the Justice Department of former President Donald J. Trump, even though they have concluded that they have enough evidence to do so, people involved in the discussions said.
The debate centers on whether making a referral — a largely symbolic act — wouldNew York Times (News)
May 20 2022
Ginni Thomas, the wife of the US supreme court justice Clarence Thomas, pressed Republicans in Arizona to overturn Joe Biden’s victory there in 2020, the Washington Post reported.
Repeating Donald Trump’s lie that the vote had been marred by fraud, Thomas wrote: “Please stand strong in the face of political and media pressure. Please reflect on the awesome authority granted to you byThe Guardian
Nov 02 2021
Donald Trump's lawyers are defending his ability to assert executive privilege, even as an ex-President, in a reply brief in his lawsuit against the National Archives and the House select committee over January 6-related documents.
This is the last written argument scheduled to come in before a key court hearing Thursday on Trump's request to block the House January 6 committee fromCNN (Online News)
Mar 29 2022
White House records handed over to the House select committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riot show a gap of seven hours and 37 minutes in former President Donald Trump’s Jan. 6, 2021, phone log, The Washington Post and CBS News reported Tuesday.
The House of Representatives committee is investigating whether Trump used back channels, borrowed phones or disposable “burner phones” toHuffPost
Feb 02 2022
The National Archives and Records Administration will release records from Vice President Mike Pence to the House panel investigating the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, despite efforts by former President Donald Trump to shield their release.
David Ferriero, archivist of the United States, told Trump in a letter Tuesday that he will give the documents to House investigators "CBS News (Online)
Sep 23 2020
A former career official at the National Security Council claims her pre-publication review of former national security adviser John Bolton's explosive book on President Trump was "commandeered by political appointees for a seemingly political purpose," according to a letter from her lawyers filed in court on Tuesday.
Why it matters: The White House fought against the publication ofAxios
Oct 18 2019
The State Department identified nearly 600 security violations in its now-completed review of email records of dozens of former agency officials and aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The investigation, which covered the 33,000 emails Clinton provided for review, found 91 "valid violations" attributable to 38 individuals, some of whom may face disciplinary action.Washington Examiner
Oct 05 2022
The Trump legal team sent a request to the Supreme Court to review and overturn a successful appeal from the Department of Justice that granted them regained access to around 100 classified documents taken from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence during an FBI warrant search in August. Before the DOJ’s appeal was granted, a Florida judge granted a Trump team motion to appoint a third-party SpecialAssociated Press Fox News (Online News) Reuters
Jan 20 2022
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to quash subpoenas for White House records relating to the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
Trump attempted to invoke executive privilege to stop the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack from accessing a trove of documents relating to Trump’s activities on Jan. 6 and those of his top confidants. TheWashington Free Beacon
May 31 2022
For many years now, every horrific gun massacre has ricocheted widely with a familiar theme of outrage and surrender. On Wednesday, the day after a heavily armed, suicidal 18-year-old slaughtered 19 children and two adults at a Texas elementary school, Washington Post columnist Brian Broome published one of the more powerful versions of that narrative I’ve ever read. “Nothing happened afterMother Jones