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Defense for some Capitol rioters: election misinformation

May. 29, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them or at least engender some sympathy. ...

Justice Dept. appeals judge's order on Russia probe memo

May. 25, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is appealing a judge's order directing it to release in its entirety a legal memo on whether President Donald Trump had obstructed justice during the Russia investigation. But it also made public a brief portion of the document showing that senior...

Judge orders Justice Dept. to release Trump obstruction memo

May. 04, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the release of a legal memorandum the Trump-era Justice Department prepared for then-Attorney General William Barr before he announced his conclusion that President Donald Trump had not obstructed justice during the Russia investigation. ...