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Gableman subpoenas immigrant group for election records

Jan. 19, 2022 15:23 PM EST

The former state Supreme Court justice who Republicans hired to investigate the 2020 presidential election has filed a subpoena seeking election records from an immigrant rights group, the organization said Wednesday. Voces de la Frontera Action officials said in a statement that...

Noem slams focus of Republican-led impeachment probe into AG

Jan. 19, 2022 15:00 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Wednesday slammed how fellow Republicans are handling an impeachment probe of the state's attorney general for his role in a fatal car crash, alleging members of a House investigative committee are questioning law enforcement rather than...

New York AG says Trump's company misled banks, tax officials

Jan. 19, 2022 12:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general says her investigators have uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” valuations of its golf clubs, skyscrapers and other property to get loans and tax benefits. In a court...

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

Jan. 19, 2022 00:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas to Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s legal team who filed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election that fueled the lie that race had been stolen from the former president. ...

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

Jan. 18, 2022 20:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas Tuesday to Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s legal team who filed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election that fueled the lie that race had been stolen from the former...

FBI, US agencies look beyond indictments in cybercrime fight

Jan. 18, 2022 17:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and other federal agencies are increasingly looking to counter cyber threats through tools other than criminal indictments, the head of the bureau's cyber division said in an interview with The Associated Press. Arrests and indictments of foreign...

Nessel expands on why feds should probe fake GOP electors

Jan. 18, 2022 16:32 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel expanded Tuesday on why she believes it's better for federal authorities to criminally investigate 16 Republicans who falsely claimed they were Michigan's presidential electors. GOP officials in seven states submitted...

Justices suggest Boston should have flown 'Christian flag'

Jan. 18, 2022 13:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seemed to have little doubt Tuesday that Boston was wrong to refuse to fly a banner described as a Christian flag outside City Hall. Arguments at the high court appeared to unite justices on the left and right in favor of Harold Shurtleff, a...

Sen. Tim Scott memoir 'America' coming out in August

Jan. 18, 2022 08:39 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Tim Scott has a memoir out this summer that he says will explain the two words that have shaped his life: hope and redemption. “No matter how great the darkness, these truths always light the way home,” the South Carolina Republican said in a statement...

Republican Stauber announces bid for reelection to Congress

Jan. 17, 2022 17:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican congressman and staunch Donald Trump ally who has been representing Minnesota's Iron Range for the last four years says he's running for reelection, according to a video released Monday. Rep. Pete Stauber was first elected in 2018 in the 8th...