Latest Subpoenas News

DOJ subpoenas Michigan elections department regarding Trump

Dec. 08, 2022 13:16 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson confirmed Thursday that her office has been served a subpoena in connection with special counsel Jack Smith’s investigation of former President Donald Trump. The subpoena, which Benson's office received on...

For Trump, tax fraud case just one of several legal problems

Dec. 06, 2022 19:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury convicted Donald Trump's company of tax fraud Tuesday, a verdict that could damage the Republican politically and adds to an already long list of legal headaches as he mounts another run for president. While Trump was not personally charged in the...

DOJ subpoenas election officials in states Trump disputed

Dec. 06, 2022 17:40 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, his 2020 campaign aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to try to...

Justice Department special counsel issues first known subpoenas in investigation into Trump documents, Jan. 6 attack

Dec. 06, 2022 13:52 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department special counsel issues first known subpoenas in investigation into Trump documents, Jan. 6 attack.

Sedition trial win bolsters Justice Dept. in Jan. 6 probe

Nov. 30, 2022 17:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The seditious conspiracy convictions of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and another leader in the far-right extremist group show that jurors are willing to hold accountable not just the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, but those who schemed to subvert...

EXPLAINER: What are special counsels and what do they do?

Nov. 19, 2022 11:59 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The appointment of a special counsel to oversee the remainder of two significant investigations related to former President Donald Trump focuses fresh attention on the role such prosecutors have played in modern American history. In this case, Attorney General...

Judge turns away Psaki's effort to quash subpoena

Nov. 18, 2022 13:13 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge refused Friday to quash a subpoena issued to former White House press secretary Jen Psaki that seeks her deposition in a lawsuit filed by Missouri and Louisiana, alleging that the Biden administration conspired to silence conservative voices on social media. ...

Maryland probe finds 158 abusive priests, over 600 victims

Nov. 17, 2022 21:30 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An investigation by Maryland's attorney general identified 158 Roman Catholic priests in the Archdiocese of Baltimore who have been accused of sexually and physically abusing more than 600 victims over the past 80 years, according to court records filed Thursday. ...

Judge says Michael Flynn must testify in Ga. election probe

Nov. 15, 2022 17:43 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Tuesday said former national security adviser Michael Flynn must testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta that's looking into whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia. ...

Trump files lawsuit to avoid Jan. 6 committee subpoena

Nov. 11, 2022 21:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is suing the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to avoid cooperating with a subpoena requiring him to testify. The suit filed Friday evening contends that, while former presidents have voluntarily...