Latest Michael Flynn News

Trump supporters raise $5.7M for Arizona election audit

Jul. 29, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Groups connected to prominent supporters of former President Donald Trump's movement to cast doubt on the 2020 election results have raised more than $5.7 million for Arizona Republicans' election audit, according to figures released late Wednesday. Doug...

Anti-Trump Republican enters Pennsylvania's race for Senate

Jul. 28, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A one-time chief of staff to the late former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter and a longtime lobbyist and political consultant from Philadelphia will run for U.S. Senate as an anti-Trump Republican, and sees a crowded GOP primary as a key ally. Craig...

Seemingly safe GOP incumbents under attack from right wing

Jul. 21, 2021 07:48 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. James Lankford would seem to have all the conservative credentials he'd need to coast to reelection in deep-red Oklahoma. A devout Baptist, Lankford was the director of the nation’s largest Christian youth camp for more than a...

QAnon has receded from social media -- but it's just hiding

Jul. 09, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

On the face of it, you might think that the QAnon conspiracy has largely disappeared from big social media sites. But that's not quite the case. True, you're much less likely to find popular QAnon catchphrases like “great awakening," “the storm” or “trust the...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 30, 2021 07:14 AM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. June 28, 2021. Editorial: The real test of whether DeSantis means what he says When Broward County imposed a mask mandate and threats of fines for violations, Gov. Ron DeSantis used his executive power to wipe it off the...

College won't revoke Trump adviser Flynn's honorary degree

Jun. 28, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island decided not to revoke an honorary degree bestowed upon Michael Flynn, an alumnus who briefly served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser and who has remained an ardent supporter of the former president since his...

Today in History

Jun. 24, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 24, the 175th day of 2021. There are 190 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 24, 1948, Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany...

Convention circuit of delusion gives forum for election lies

Jun. 18, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (AP) — For a few hours last weekend, thousands of Donald Trump’s supporters came together in a field under the blazing Wisconsin sun to live in an alternate reality where the former president was still in office — or would soon return. Clad in red...

Democrat says Trump counsel recounted 'troubling events'

Jun. 04, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that a nearly eight-hour interview with former President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer “shed new light on several troubling events" during his presidency, though it was unclear how Democrats would use...

URI weighs revoking honorary degree from ex-Trump adviser

Jun. 01, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island is weighing whether to revoke an honorary degree bestowed years ago to Michael Flynn, a university alumnus who briefly served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser. The Providence Journal...