Trump calls on FBI to return "privileged" documents seized at Mar-a-Lago

August 14, 2022 inPolitics

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday called on the FBI to return seized documents that are allegedly protected by attorney-client and executive privileges. The big picture: The FBI searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago home on Monday, recovering 11 sets of classified documents. Fox News reported on Saturday that the FBI seized boxes covered by attorney-client privilege and possibly executive privilege, according to unnamed sources familiar with the investigation. What he's...

GOP report knocks Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal, eyes post-midterm scrutiny

August 14, 2022 inPolitics

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are using an interim report examining President Biden’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan to telegraph their plans to exercise intense scrutiny, and possible subpoenas, if the GOP clinches the majority in Congress in 2022.  The strategy, led by House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), is expected to be published this week in a 118-page, interim report called “‘A Strategic Failure’:  Assessing...

Schiff 'confident' Congress will be briefed by intel officials on Trump search

August 14, 2022 inPolitics

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff expressed confidence Sunday that members of Congress will be briefed by the intelligence community about any potential national security risks posed by the classified documents retrieved by the FBI from former President Trump's South Florida home. ...Read more from our friends at the Washington Times

The Margin: The ‘crying CEO’ says, ‘I’m just a small business owner — it’s not like…

August 14, 2022 inEconomics

Braden Wallake told MarketWatch he was surprised at the huge response to his LinkedIn post. ...Read more from our friends at MarketWatch

‘Shocked and disheartened’: How coal country is reacting to Manchin’s climate deal

August 14, 2022 inPolitics

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US Lawmakers Land In Taiwan On Unannounced Trip 12 Days After Pelosi Visit

August 14, 2022 inEconomics

US Lawmakers Land In Taiwan On Unannounced Trip 12 Days After Pelosi Visit A mere 12 days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan trip enraged China and triggered a week of threatening military drills, a new delegation of American lawmakers has touched down on the self-ruled island.  "The five-member delegation, led by Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, will meet senior leaders to discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations, regional security, trade, investment and other...

5 Americans — including NYC family — among victims in Jerusalem shooting: officials

August 14, 2022 inPolitics

Five Americans were among the eight victims of a Sunday morning mass shooting in Jerusalem, according to reports and officials. ...Read more from our friends at NY Post

Adam Schiff, Carolyn Maloney ask for security damage assessment on Mar-a-Lago documents

August 13, 2022 inPolitics

Two high-ranking House members are asking for a national security damage assessment of the documents the FBI seized from Mar-a-Lago, according to a letter sent to the Director of National Intelligence on Saturday. The big picture: The FBI seized highly sensitive documents in their search of former President Trump's Florida residence on Monday, including some marked as "top secret." Trump on Friday afternoon said in a statement that "it...

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FBI says armed person tried to breach Cincinnati office

August 11, 2022 inPolitics

An armed person tried to break into the FBI building in Cincinnati on Wednesday, leading to a lockdown in the nearby area. Driving...

California doc’s husband made up Drano poisoning story to get kids, lawyer…

August 12, 2022 inPolitics

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Best New Ideas in Money: So, are we in a recession or…

August 12, 2022 inEconomics

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Media Stopped Describing Targeting Of Trump As "Raid" After Former FBI Agent…

August 11, 2022 inEconomics

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November 7, 2016 inVideos

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