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Trump's legal woes mount without protection of presidency

Sep. 22, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stark repudiation by federal judges he appointed. Far-reaching fraud allegations by New York’s attorney general. It's been a week of widening legal troubles for Donald Trump, laying bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded...

EXPLAINER: Declassification in spotlight during Trump probe

Sep. 22, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the weeks since the FBI searched Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate and seized about 100 documents with classification markings, the former president has insisted he did nothing wrong and argued he declassified the information. He doubled down on that point...

Trump docs probe: Court lifts hold on Mar-a-Lago records

Sep. 22, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stark repudiation of Donald Trump's legal arguments, a federal appeals court on Wednesday permitted the Justice Department to resume its use of classified records seized from the former president's Florida estate as part of its ongoing criminal investigation. ...

GOP's election-year standing with independents at risk

Sep. 19, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Wis. (AP) — Sarah Motiff has voted for Sen. Ron Johnson every time his name appeared on the ballot, starting in 2010 when the Wisconsin Republican was first elected as part of the tea party wave. Fond of his tough views on spending, she began the year planning to support his reelection...

Biden: Classified documents at Mar-a-Lago raise concerns

Sep. 18, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says the discovery of top-secret documents at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate raised concerns that sensitive data was compromised and called it “irresponsible.” Biden, who rarely does interviews, spoke to CBS’ “60...

US asks appeals court to lift judge's Mar-a-Lago probe hold

Sep. 16, 2022 22:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Friday to lift a judge's order that temporarily barred it from reviewing a batch of classified documents seized during an FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home last month. The department...

Justice Dept. asks appeals court to lift order barring prosecutors from reviewing classified documents from Mar-a-Lago

Sep. 16, 2022 21:14 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Dept. asks appeals court to lift order barring prosecutors from reviewing classified documents from Mar-a-Lago.

Veteran judge named special master in Trump documents search

Sep. 16, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday appointed a veteran New York jurist to serve as an independent arbiter in the criminal investigation into the presence of classified documents at former President Donald Trump’s Florida home, and refused to permit the Justice Department to resume...

Denmark charges suspended foreign spy agency chief

Sep. 16, 2022 08:06 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s former foreign intelligence chief was formally charged Friday with leaking highly classified information to six different people, including two journalists. In a statement, the prosecutor said that Lars Findsen has been charged with “having...

Judge unseals additional portions of Mar-a-Lago affidavit

Sep. 13, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday unsealed additional portions of an FBI affidavit laying out the basis for a search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home, showing that agents earlier obtained a hard drive after issuing a subpoena for surveillance footage recorded inside...