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Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

Jul. 15, 2024 16:01 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former President Donald Trump chose Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate on Monday, picking a onetime critic who became a loyal ally and is now the first millennial to join a major-party ticket at a time of deep concern about the advanced age of America’s political...

FACT FOCUS: Trump's misleading claims about the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol

Jul. 05, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump said during his debate with President Joe Biden last week that the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol involved a “relatively small” group of people who were “in many cases ushered in by the police.” But that’s not what...

Supreme Court rules ex-presidents have broad immunity, dimming chance of a pre-election Trump trial

Jul. 01, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled for the first time that former presidents have broad immunity from prosecution, extending the delay in the Washington criminal case against Donald Trump on charges he plotted to overturn his 2020 presidential election loss and all but ending...

What to know about the Supreme Court immunity ruling in Trump's 2020 election interference case

Jul. 01, 2024 21:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's ruling Monday in former President Donald Trump's 2020 election interference case makes it all but certain that the Republican will not face trial in Washington ahead of the November election. The Supreme Court did not dismiss — as Trump had...

The Republicans who want to be Trump's VP were once harsh critics with key policy differences

Jul. 01, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to refer to someone as “Hitler” and end up in their good graces, let alone potentially become the person they choose to help lead the country. But Ohio Sen. JD Vance’s shifting position on Donald Trump over the years from one-time critic of the...

Here's a look at Trump's VP shortlist and why each contender may get picked or fall short

Jun. 24, 2024 09:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has narrowed his vice presidential shortlist to a handful of contenders as he prepares to announce his pick in the days before — or perhaps even at — next month’s Republican National Convention. He told reporters Saturday that he already has made...

Mike Pence's foundation launches a $10 million election-year campaign to preserve Trump-era tax cuts

Jun. 20, 2024 11:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence’s foundation is launching a $10 million campaign to preserve the Trump-era tax cuts that are set to expire after next year as he presses conservatives not to stray from the fight before the November election. Advancing American...

Wisconsin attorney general files felony charges against attorneys, aide who worked for Trump in 2020

Jun. 04, 2024 15:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Felony forgery charges were filed in Wisconsin on Tuesday against two attorneys and an aide who helped submit paperwork falsely saying that former President Donald Trump had won the battleground state in 2020. The state charges are the first to come in...

Attorney John Eastman pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona’s fake elector case

May. 17, 2024 16:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Attorney John Eastman pleaded not guilty on Friday to conspiracy, fraud and forgery charges for his role in the effort to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in Arizona to Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Eastman, who devised a strategy to try to persuade Congress not to...

The late Rev. Billy Graham is immortalized in a statue unveiled at the US Capitol

May. 16, 2024 16:01 PM EDT

A bronze sculpture of the late Rev. Billy Graham was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, with Christianity's most prolific evangelist once known as “America’s Pastor” immortalized in the halls of Congress on behalf of his native North Carolina. Graham's likeness,...