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Aug 09 2023
X, formerly known as Twitter, is being held in contempt by a federal judge for a delay in compliance with a search warrant of former President Trump's account requested by special counsel Jack Smith.
Driving the news: The social media giant was also ordered to pay a $350,000 fine, newly unsealed court filings show.
The existence of the warrant, which was obtained by Smith's teamAxios
Sep 15 2023
Former President Donald Trump attacked special counsel Jack Smith shortly after a federal judge unsealed the prosecutor’s request for a gag order in the government’s 2020 election interference case against ex-commander in chief. “Biden Prosecutor, Deranged Jack Smith, has asked the Court to limit 45th President, and leading Republican Nominee (by more than 50 points, & beating Dems!)New York Post (News)
Sep 15 2023
Special counsel seeks 'narrowly tailored' gag order against Trump, citing 'disparaging and inflammatory attacks'
Special counsel Jack Smith and his team have requested a federal judge in Washington, D.C., impose a "narrowly tailored" order restricting former President Donald Trump from making public statements that they argue could "present a serious and substantial danger of prejudicing" his 2020 federal election interference case.
In an extraordinary filing released Friday, Smith's officeABC News (Online)
Aug 05 2023
Special counsel Jack Smith alerted the court in a filing Friday to a social media post by former President Donald Trump in asking for a protective order so prosecutors can begin providing discovery to Trump's legal team in the Jan. 6 case. Trump on Friday afternoon had posted a message to his social media platform, Truth Social, saying, "IF YOU GO AFTER ME, I'M COMING AFTER YOU!" The messageABC News (Online)
Aug 15 2023
Special counsel David Weiss roundly rejected claims by Hunter Biden's defense team on Tuesday that part of a plea agreement between them had gone into effect, escalating a dispute in a case that could be headed for trial. Prosecutors working on behalf of Weiss wrote in a court motion that the federal government did not "renege" on the plea deal "as the Defendant inaccurately assert[ed]" in aWashington Examiner
Sep 06 2023
In a court filing published on Wednesday, special counsel David Weiss announced that the Department of Justice intends to seek an indictment for Hunter Biden by September 29. The status report in the case of United States v Robert Hunter Biden was issued in response to the Speedy Trial Act, which requires that "Any information or indictment charging an individual with the commission of anThe Post Millennial
Aug 22 2023
There’s a new development in Special Counsel Jack Smith’s legal crusade against Donald Trump: a Trump employee has flipped. A staffer who held the title of director of information technology hired new legal representation and has recanted his initial grand jury testimony. The person, identified as Yuscil Taveras, now says there was an effort to erase tapes and tamper with evidence. This latestTownhall
Aug 01 2023
Aug 12 2023
Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Saturday that the investigation into Hunter Biden is going to be a “total sham,” following U.S. Attorney for Delaware David Weiss’ appointment as special counsel. “The House, they’ve been working on supposedly holding Hunter Biden accountable,” DeSantis told reporters at the Iowa State Fair. “And like, I don’t know whatThe Hill
Aug 12 2023
After spending a half-decade investigating Hunter Biden, the U.S. Department of Justice has now decided that it needs a special counsel to finish the job. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that he would name David Weiss, the U.S. Attorney for Delaware, as the special counsel for the prosecution of President Biden’s only surviving son after Weiss requested the appointment and inDaily Beast