Justice Department was prepared to seek warrant had Biden not consented to home search, sources say

CNN  —  The FBI’s unprecedented search of President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, resulted from high-stakes discussions between the Justice Department and Biden attorneys over when and how it would take place, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN. Biden’s team stresses that it was cooperative in the lead-up to Friday’s search and even … Read more

Justice Dept. sues Google over digital advertising dominance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and eight states filed an antitrust suit against Google on Tuesday, seeking to shatter its alleged monopoly on the entire ecosystem of online advertising as a hurtful burden to advertisers, consumers and even the U.S. government. The government alleged in the complaint that Google is looking to “neutralize or … Read more

Biden on classified docs discovery: ‘There’s no there there’

APTOS, Calif. (AP) — A frustrated President Joe Biden said Thursday there is “no there there” when he was persistently questioned about the discovery of classified documents and official records at his home and former office. “We found a handful of documents were filed in the wrong place,” Biden said to reporters who questioned him … Read more

Garland appoints special counsel to investigate Biden docs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday appointed a special counsel to investigate the presence of classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, and at an unsecured office in Washington dating from his time as vice president. Robert Hur, a onetime U.S. attorney appointed by former President Donald Trump, … Read more

Garland appoints special counsel to take over Biden classified documents investigation

CNN  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed a special counsel to take over the investigation into the classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s home and former private office. The special counsel is Robert Hur, who was nominated to be US attorney in Maryland by then-President Donald Trump in 2017 and he served in … Read more

Attorney General Garland condemns ‘rise in antisemitism’ at National Menorah lighting ceremony

CNN  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke out against antisemitism at Sunday night’s National Menorah lighting. “Together, we must stand up against the disturbing rise in antisemitism. And together, we must stand up against bigotry in any of its forms. Our democracy depends on it,” Garland said at the lighting on the first night of … Read more

Special Counsel Smith speeds ahead on criminal probes surrounding Trump

Washington CNN  —  Newly-appointed special counsel Jack Smith is moving fast on a pair of criminal probes around Donald Trump that in recent months have focused on the former president’s state of mind after the 2020 election, including what he knew about plans to impede the transfer of power, people familiar with the matter tell … Read more

Will Pence testify against Trump? Hear what Haberman thinks – CNN

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Hear CNN legal analyst's prediction about Pence testifying against Trump – CNN

Hear CNN legal analyst’s prediction about Pence testifying against Trump  CNN Justice Dept. Seeking to Question Pence in Jan. 6 Investigation  The New York Times Trump Braces: Tax Returns Going To Congress As Pence Mulls DOJ Interview  MSNBC DOJ prosecutors seek testimony from former Vice President Pence in January 6 criminal probe  CNN View Full Coverage on Google News

Court seems skeptical of Trump claims in Mar-a-Lago case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court appeared deeply skeptical Tuesday that former President Donald Trump was entitled to challenge an FBI search of his Florida estate or to have an independent arbiter review documents that were seized from the home. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, including … Read more