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Georgia election probe report to remain secret for now

Jan. 24, 2023 20:37 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that a final report produced by a special grand jury tasked with investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies broke the law as they tried to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia will remain under wraps for now. Fulton...

Trump to be joined by Graham, McMaster at January SC event

Jan. 17, 2023 16:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump will be joined by two high-profile South Carolina supporters — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Gov. Henry McMaster — at his first public 2024 presidential campaign event in the early voting state later this month. Trump will be...

Georgia grand jury ends probe of Trump, 2020 election

Jan. 09, 2023 21:00 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The special grand jury in Atlanta that has been investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies committed any crimes while trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia has finished its work, bringing the case closer to possible criminal charges against...

Georgia special grand jury wraps up probe of Trump, allies

Dec. 24, 2022 00:14 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A special grand jury investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to overturn his defeat in the 2020 election in Georgia appears to be wrapping up its work, but many questions remain. The investigation is one of several that could...

Pence calls on Trump to apologize for dinner with antisemite

Nov. 28, 2022 21:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republicans, including former Vice President Mike Pence, criticized Donald Trump on Monday for dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West days after launching his third campaign for the White House. ...

Accountant testifies Trump claimed decade of huge tax losses

Nov. 22, 2022 19:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump reported losses on his tax returns every year for a decade, including nearly $700 million in 2009 and $200 million in 2010, his longtime accountant testified Tuesday, confirming long-held suspicions about the former president’s tax practices. Donald...

US Sen. Lindsey Graham questioned in Georgia election probe

Nov. 22, 2022 15:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham testified Tuesday before a special grand jury that's investigating whether President Donald Trump and others illegally meddled in the 2020 election in Georgia. The South Carolina Republican's appearance before the panel came after a drawn-out...

Obama to campaign for Warnock on Dec. 1 before Ga. runoff

Nov. 21, 2022 10:24 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, reprising his battleground blitz ahead of the midterm elections, will campaign again for Sen. Raphael Warnock as the Georgia Democrat tries to withstand a strong challenge from Republican Herschel Walker before their Dec. 6 runoff. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 16, 2022 15:12 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 13 The Washington Post on the Catholic Church scandal: On his plane back to Rome from a Middle East trip recently, Pope Francis acknowledged that the Vatican faces pushback in its...

South Carolina gives GOP a ruby-red bright spot in midterms

Nov. 12, 2022 07:07 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The crowd at South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s election night party chanted along with the Republican incumbent as he closed his victory speech with a Tim McGraw lyric: “I like it, I love it, I want some more of it.” It was a fitting tune for the...