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In Iowa, potential 2024 GOP Trump challengers quiet for now

Jan. 31, 2023 00:41 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — By this time four years ago, at least a dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls eager to make their case against Donald Trump had either visited Iowa or announced plans to soon visit the leadoff voting state ahead of the 2020 election. Iowa’s campaign...

Pence: 'Mistakes were made' in classified records handling

Jan. 27, 2023 21:42 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that he takes “full responsibility” after classified documents were found at his Indiana home. In his first public comments since the discovery, Pence said he hadn't been aware that the documents were in his residence...

Former Vice President Mike Pence says he takes 'full responsibility' after classified documents found at Indiana home

Jan. 27, 2023 15:28 PM EST
MIAMI (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence says he takes 'full responsibility' after classified documents found at Indiana home.

Trump adviser Eastman faces California disciplinary charges

Jan. 26, 2023 19:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conservative attorney John Eastman, a lead architect of some of former President Donald Trump’s efforts to remain in power after the 2020 election, was slapped Thursday with a series of disciplinary charges in California that could lead to his disbarment. The...

Past US presidents, VPs asked to recheck for classified docs

Jan. 26, 2023 18:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives has asked former U.S. presidents and vice presidents to recheck their personal records for any classified documents following the news that President Joe Biden and former Vice President Mike Pence had such documents in their possession. The...

How classified documents became a schoolgirl's show-and-tell

Jan. 26, 2023 14:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a winter's day in 1984, a briefcase stuffed with classified government documents showed up in a building in Pittsburgh, borne by someone who most certainly wasn't supposed to have them. That someone was 13-year-old Kristin Preble. She took the papers to school...

Senators: Officials blocking access to mishandled documents

Jan. 25, 2023 19:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday that they should have access to classified documents that were discovered in the homes of President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence, arguing that Biden’s administration is...

Leaders are meant to keep state secrets. Just not at home.

Jan. 25, 2023 08:02 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats responded with aggrieved fury when former President Donald Trump was found in possession of classified documents that should have been turned over to the government when he left office. Then disclosures that President Joe Biden also mishandled secret papers set loose a...

Classified records pose conundrum stretching back to Carter

Jan. 24, 2023 19:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least three presidents. A vice president, a secretary of state, an attorney general. The mishandling of classified documents is not a problem unique to President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. The matter of classified records and who, exactly, has...

EXPLAINER: Comparing Trump, Biden, Pence classified papers

Jan. 24, 2023 18:39 PM EST

Classified documents keep showing up where they shouldn't be. The discovery of documents with classified markings at former Vice President Mike Pence's home in Indiana follows the revelation of classified materials at President Joe Biden's Delaware home and former office — and the...