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FBI seized top secret documents in Trump estate search

Aug. 12, 2022 22:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI recovered “top secret” and even more sensitive documents from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to court papers released Friday after a federal judge unsealed the warrant that authorized the sudden, unprecedented search this...

Garland asks court to unseal warrant for Mar-a-Lago search

Aug. 11, 2022 21:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is asking a federal court to unseal the warrant the FBI used to search the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday, acknowledging extraordinary public interest in the case about classified records....

Did Trump break the law? FBI search raises fresh questions

Aug. 09, 2022 22:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The year was 2016, the presidential candidate under investigation was Hillary Clinton and the FBI director at the time, James Comey, laid out the factors the Justice Department weighs in deciding whether to charge someone with mishandling classified records. Fast...

FBI's search of Trump's Florida estate: Why now?

Aug. 09, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI’s unprecedented search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida residence ricocheted around government, politics and a polarized country Tuesday along with questions as to why the Justice Department — notably cautious under Attorney General Merrick Garland —...

Trump says FBI searched estate in major escalation of probe

Aug. 09, 2022 07:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI searched Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday, a move that represents a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of law...

Today in History: Aug. 1, Hitler opens Berlin Olympics

Aug. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2022. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 1, 1936, the Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler. On this...

IRS asks Treasury watchdog to probe Comey, McCabe tax audits

Jul. 07, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS commissioner has asked the Treasury Department’s internal watchdog to immediately review the circumstances surrounding intensive tax audits that targeted ex-FBI Director James Comey and former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, frequent targets of Donald Trump’s ire...

IRS commissioner asks Treasury watchdog to probe audits of ex-FBI Director James Comey, ex-Deputy Director Andy McCabe

Jul. 07, 2022 14:06 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS commissioner asks Treasury watchdog to probe audits of ex-FBI Director James Comey, ex-Deputy Director Andy McCabe.

Today in History: June 9, Burger confirmed as chief justice

Jun. 09, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 9, the 160th day of 2022. There are 205 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 9, 2004, the body of Ronald Reagan arrived in Washington to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda before...

Today in History: June 8, Lincoln is renominated

Jun. 08, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 8, the 159th day of 2022. There are 206 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 8, 1864, Abraham Lincoln was nominated for another term as president during the National Union...