Latest Subpoenas News

Lawyers: Arizona GOP chair pleaded Fifth to Jan. 6 panel

Oct. 04, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward refused to answer questions during a deposition of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, an attorney for the panel revealed Tuesday during a court hearing in Phoenix. Attorney Eric...

Trial set in North Dakota tribes’ lawsuit over redistricting

Oct. 04, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A trial has been set in a federal lawsuit brought by two Native American tribes that allege North Dakota’s new legislative map dilutes tribal members’ voting strength. The bench trial is scheduled for June 12, 2023. A bench trial means the verdict is up...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Oct. 03, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. October 1, 2022. Editorial: Another low moment for Ken Paxton The attorney general revealed his character once more when he fled process server. Ken Paxton has a lot to run from. The Texas attorney general’s escape from a process...

Trump fraud lawsuit goes to judge who held him in contempt

Sep. 30, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s lawsuit accusing Donald Trump and his company of fraud has been assigned to a state court judge who repeatedly ruled against the former president in related subpoena disputes — including holding him in contempt, fining him $110,000 and forcing...

High court says lone Arizona regulator can seek utility docs

Sep. 27, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona commission that regulates utilities cannot prevent a single member from issuing subpoenas to investigate companies that the panel oversees, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The former commissioner who filed the case, Bob Burns, said the ruling will...

Records: Texas attorney general fled home to avoid subpoena

Sep. 27, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ran out of his house and jumped into a truck driven by his wife, a state senator, to avoid being served a subpoena to testify Tuesday in an abortion access case, according to court documents. A process server wrote in an affidavit...

Wisconsin's top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoena

Sep. 26, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena that orders him to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection about a conversation he had with Donald Trump about overturning the 2020 election. Assembly Speaker...

Georgia voting equipment breach at center of tangled tale

Sep. 24, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The tale of breached voting equipment in one of the country's most important political battleground states involves a bail bondsman, a prominent attorney tied to former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election and a cast of characters from a...

Arizona GOP chair's try to quash Jan. 6 panel subpoena fails

Sep. 23, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an effort by Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward and her husband to block a subpoena of their phone records issued by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The ruling from U.S. District...

Committee subpoena seek child death investigation documents

Sep. 22, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature's Government Oversight Committee voted to obtain a subpoena to force the state's child welfare agency to turn over documents related to the deaths of four children last year. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services contends it...