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Aug 10 2023
Special Counsel Jack Smith obtained a search warrant for Donald Trump’s Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, earlier this year, according to newly revealed court documents.
Twitter’s initial resistance to complying with the Jan. 17 warrant resulted in a federal judge holding the company, now called X, in contempt and levying a $350,000 fine. A federal court of appeals upheld that finePolitico
Aug 10 2023
The prosecutors overseeing the indictment of former President Donald J. Trump on charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election asked a judge on Thursday to set a trial date in the case for early January, laying out an aggressive schedule for the proceeding. In a motion filed to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan, who is presiding over the case in Federal District Court in Washington, the prosecutorsNew York Times (News)
Jul 08 2023
Special Counsel Jack Smith’s investigations of former President Donald Trump’s retention of classified records and efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election have cost more than $9 million over the first several months, according to documents released Friday. The special counsel’s office spent more than $5.4 million on things like employees’ salaries, travel and transportation, rentTime Magazine
Sep 07 2023
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan has launched an investigation into allegations that a member of special counsel Jack Smith’s team “improperly pressured” a lawyer representing a defendant indicted by a federal grand jury in an attempt to get his client to cooperate with the government. Jordan (R-Ohio), in a letter sent to Smith on Thursday, demanded documents related to “abusiveNew York Post (News)
Jun 09 2023
Former President Donald Trump tore into special counsel Jack Smith on Friday, calling him a "deranged psycho" who should never be close to any case having to do with "justice." In a post on his Truth Social account, Trump lit into the person who was investigating his handling of classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, leading to an indictment against the former president. "Newsmax (News)
Aug 15 2023
Newly appointed special counsel David Weiss said the plea deal Hunter Biden struck with federal prosecutors is not binding, as Biden’s lawyers had previously argued. In a court filing Tuesday, Weiss said the deal to resolve a felony related to possession of a firearm wasn’t approved by a probation officer and “it never went into effect,” per CNN. Biden’s lawyers in a separate court filingDeseret News
Sep 06 2023
Comer warns that Hunter Biden special counsel might try to ‘sneak something through’ in new indictment
House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer warned Wednesday that if Hunter Biden is indicted on gun charges it will not only be “least of all the crimes” the first son has been accused of — but also a sign that special counsel David Weiss may be trying to “sneak something through.” Comer (R-Ky.) cited Weiss’ previous attempt at negotiating an ill-fated plea deal with Biden’s attorneys thatNew York Post (News)
Jul 21 2023
If anything merits a special counsel, it is the allegations buried by the FBI that a corrupt Ukrainian oligarch paid millions to bribe the “Big Guy,” then-Vice President Joe Biden, to get a Ukrainian prosecutor fired.
The grave allegations contained in an FBI document released Thursday by Sen. Chuck Grassley came to light only because of a patriotic whistleblower.
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Jul 20 2023
In the days and hours before the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, diehard Donald Trump allies gathered at Washington’s Willard Hotel, hunkered down as the last-ditch efforts to overturn the 2020 election went forward. What exactly they were doing in those meetings was a subject of intense interest for Congress’ Jan. 6 investigation, but the committee ran into the limits of its powers as it struggled toRollingStone.com