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Booted from GOP ballot, Trump House pick to advise ex-rival

May. 23, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A one-time U.S. House hopeful in Tennessee who landed former President Donald Trump's endorsement before state Republican Party officials booted her off the ballot is now providing national security advice to another candidate in that race. Morgan Ortagus is...

Blowback as Bush gaffes Iraq war, not Ukraine, 'unjustified'

May. 19, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

Former President George W. Bush is facing criticism after mistakenly describing the invasion of Iraq — which he led as commander in chief — as “brutal” and “wholly unjustified,” before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The...

House Jan. 6 panel unlikely to call Trump, chairman says

May. 17, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators are unlikely to call former President Donald Trump to testify about his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, relying instead on interviews with aides, family and others who were close to him at the time. Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the...

New York AG lawyer: Evidence could support action vs. Trump

May. 13, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a federal judge weighs Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to halt a civil investigation into his business practices, a lawyer for the New York attorney general’s office said Friday that evidence found throughout the three-year probe could support legal action against the former...

Call Trump or Pence? It's decision time for Jan. 6 panel

May. 09, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has interviewed nearly 1,000 people. But the nine-member panel has yet to talk to the two most prominent players in that day’s events — former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence. ...

AP sources: Donald Trump Jr. speaks with Jan. 6 committee

May. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oldest son of former President Donald Trump has met with the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, according to two people familiar with the matter. The interview Tuesday with Donald Trump Jr. comes as the...

AP sources: Donald Trump Jr. has testified to House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at Capitol

May. 04, 2022 16:44 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Donald Trump Jr. has testified to House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at Capitol.

Trio of duck hunters builds ammo business from backyard

Apr. 30, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Three friends with a passion for hunting gathered around a small table after a duck hunt in 2017 in an old 1920s style house surrounded by porcelain rabbits in Hackberry Flats, Oklahoma. Over some cold Miller Lites and a hot DiGiorno pizza, Jared Lewis, Nick...

Trump becomes target of new ad after Ohio Senate endorsement

Apr. 27, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group opposing Donald Trump’s endorsement of JD Vance in Ohio’s contentious Republican Senate primary is making the former president the target of a new ad campaign. The ad from the conservative Club for Growth, which supports former Ohio treasurer Josh...

Trump drawn to celebrity in weighing midterm endorsements

Apr. 27, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans hoping to emerge from crowded primaries this year stacked up on operatives with ties to former President Donald Trump, betting those connections would give them a leg up on landing critical endorsements that would help them win. But as Trump wades...