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Hungary's nationalist leader visits Trump at Mar-a-Lago following NATO summit

Jul. 12, 2024 00:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hungary's nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, traveled to Florida on Thursday and met with former President Donald Trump following a NATO summit in Washington, a move likely to aggravate frustrations among Western allies over similar secretive trips he made to Russia and...

Trump lawyers in classified docs case ask judge to suppress evidence seized during Mar-a-Lago search

Jun. 25, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump on Tuesday asked the judge presiding over his classified documents case to prevent prosecutors from using as evidence boxes of records seized during an FBI search of his Florida estate. The arguments marked the conclusion of a...

Prosecutor in classified documents case clashes with judge over request to restrict Trump's speech

Jun. 24, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A federal prosecutor in the classified documents case of Donald Trump clashed with the judge Monday as he faced skeptical questioning over a request to bar the former president from making threatening comments about law enforcement agents involved in the investigation. ...

Trump lawyers in classified files case challenge prosecutor's appointment at start of 3-day hearing

Jun. 21, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump made a longshot argument Friday that the Justice Department prosecutor who charged the former president with hoarding classified documents at his Florida estate was illegally appointed and that the case should therefore be dismissed. ...

Judge denies request to restrict Trump statements about law enforcement in classified records case

May. 28, 2024 13:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge overseeing Donald Trump's classified documents case in Florida on Tuesday denied prosecutors' request to bar the former president from making public statements that could endanger law enforcement agents participating in the prosecution. Prosecutors had...

FACT FOCUS: Trump distorts use of 'deadly force' language in FBI document for Mar-a-Lago search

May. 23, 2024 11:14 AM EDT

Former President Donald Trump pointed to standard language in an unsealed FBI document to baselessly claim that the Biden administration wanted to kill him during a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, nearly two years ago. “WOW! I just came out of the Biden...

Heated hearing in classified documents case as lawyer for Trump co-defendant challenges prosecutors

May. 22, 2024 17:29 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Trump's personal valet took aim at the conduct of prosecutors in the classified documents case in a heated hearing Wednesday, the first since a judge indefinitely postponed the trial. Stanley Woodward, a lawyer for Walt Nauta, said...

Failure to oust Speaker 'MAGA Mike' Johnson shows strength and weakness of his alliance with Trump

May. 09, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was Donald Trump who bestowed the “MAGA Mike Johnson” nickname on the House speaker the day he won the gavel. It is the Republican speaker himself who is proving whether it sticks. Johnson survived an ouster vote this week by one of...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene vows to force a vote next week on ousting House Speaker Mike Johnson

May. 01, 2024 16:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said Wednesday she would call a vote next week on ousting House Speaker Mike Johnson, forcing her colleagues to choose sides in a difficult showdown after Democratic leaders announced they would provide the votes to save the Republican...