Garland names special counsel to oversee Trump probes

Garland names special counsel to oversee Trump probes

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to oversee the criminal investigations into the retention of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the January 6, 2021, insurrection. Jack Smith, the former chief…

Attorney explains judge's comments on Trump special master ruling

Attorney explains judge’s comments on Trump special master ruling

A federal judge has granted former President Donald Trump’s request to appoint a “special master” to review materials that the FBI seized from Mar-a-Lago last month. CNN’s Sara Murray and Kara Scannell break down the judge’s ruling with constitutional law…

Judge grants Trump a special master to review seized Mar-a-Lago docs

Judge grants Trump a special master to review seized Mar-a-Lago docs

A federal judge has granted former President Donald Trump’s request to appoint a “special master” to review materials that the FBI seized from Mar-a-Lago last month. The ruling means a third-party attorney, from outside the government, will be brought in…

Ex-FBI adviser: I'm more concerned going to my home now than when I was chasing ISIS

Ex-FBI adviser: I’m more concerned going to my home now than when I was chasing ISIS

Former CIA counterterrorism official and adviser to the FBI Phil Mudd discusses the increased danger to FBI agents and their families as former President Trump ramps up the rhetoric over the investigation into classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago. #CNN #News

Pence says he'd consider testifying before Jan. 6 committee if invited

Pence says he’d consider testifying before Jan. 6 committee if invited

Former Vice President Mike Pence he would give “due consideration” to any formal invitation to testify before the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, while hinting at potential executive privilege issues. #CNN #News

Legal heavy hitters reject Trump as investigation heats up, reporter says

Legal heavy hitters reject Trump as investigation heats up, reporter says

A new report from the Washington Post says that former President Donald Trump is struggling to assemble a team of veteran lawyers to defend him against the Justice Department’s investigation into the handling of confidential documents at Mar-a-Lago. Post reporter…

Former White House lawyers interviewed by FBI over Mar-a-Lago documents

Former White House lawyers interviewed by FBI over Mar-a-Lago documents

The FBI interviewed former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and his former deputy Patrick Philbin earlier this year as part of the investigation into federal records taken to Donald Trump’s Palm Beach home, two people briefed on the matter said.…

‘A complete fiction’: Bolton on Trump defense

‘A complete fiction’: Bolton on Trump defense

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton offers his take on Trump insiders defending the former president by asserting that he has the power to declassify top secret information. #CNN #News

Cohen predicts Trump's next move following Mar-a-Lago search

Cohen predicts Trump’s next move following Mar-a-Lago search

Micheal Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, tells CNN’s Don Lemon what he predicts the former president’s next move will be following the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago. #CNN #News

'Pretty much BS': Ex-CIA director rebuts Trump's claim about documents

‘Pretty much BS’: Ex-CIA director rebuts Trump’s claim about documents

Leon Panetta, who served as Secretary of Defense and CIA director in the Obama administration, rebuts a claim by former President Donald Trump’s allies that a president can declassify whatever documents they choose. #CNN #News

See how DeSantis addressed FBI's Mar-a-Lago search at rally

See how DeSantis addressed FBI’s Mar-a-Lago search at rally

CNN’s Kyung Lah goes inside the first large Republican rally since the FBI searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence, where Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) headlined the event. #CNN #News

GOP split emerges in response to Mar-a-Lago search

GOP split emerges in response to Mar-a-Lago search

The FBI’s search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort has created a divide between Republican politicians who are speaking out in support of law enforcement and others who are harshly critical of the Justice Department’s move to recover sensitive…