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For Trump, tax fraud case just one of several legal problems

Dec. 06, 2022 19:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury convicted Donald Trump's company of tax fraud Tuesday, a verdict that could damage the Republican politically and adds to an already long list of legal headaches as he mounts another run for president. While Trump was not personally charged in the...

Pence calls on Trump to apologize for dinner with antisemite

Nov. 28, 2022 21:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republicans, including former Vice President Mike Pence, criticized Donald Trump on Monday for dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West days after launching his third campaign for the White House. ...

Accountant testifies Trump claimed decade of huge tax losses

Nov. 22, 2022 19:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump reported losses on his tax returns every year for a decade, including nearly $700 million in 2009 and $200 million in 2010, his longtime accountant testified Tuesday, confirming long-held suspicions about the former president’s tax practices. Donald...

US Sen. Lindsey Graham questioned in Georgia election probe

Nov. 22, 2022 15:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham testified Tuesday before a special grand jury that's investigating whether President Donald Trump and others illegally meddled in the 2020 election in Georgia. The South Carolina Republican's appearance before the panel came after a drawn-out...

Obama to campaign for Warnock on Dec. 1 before Ga. runoff

Nov. 21, 2022 10:24 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, reprising his battleground blitz ahead of the midterm elections, will campaign again for Sen. Raphael Warnock as the Georgia Democrat tries to withstand a strong challenge from Republican Herschel Walker before their Dec. 6 runoff. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 16, 2022 15:12 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 13 The Washington Post on the Catholic Church scandal: On his plane back to Rome from a Middle East trip recently, Pope Francis acknowledged that the Vatican faces pushback in its...

South Carolina gives GOP a ruby-red bright spot in midterms

Nov. 12, 2022 07:07 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The crowd at South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s election night party chanted along with the Republican incumbent as he closed his victory speech with a Tim McGraw lyric: “I like it, I love it, I want some more of it.” It was a fitting tune for the...

Trump-backed JD Vance retains GOP's US Senate seat in Ohio

Nov. 09, 2022 00:37 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance defeated Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan for an open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio on Tuesday in a blow to Democrats who viewed it as one of their best chances nationally to flip a seat. Vance, 38, a venture capitalist and...

Pence comes to North Carolina for GOP Senate candidate Budd

Nov. 02, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence stumped in North Carolina on Wednesday in the final days before the midterm elections with U.S. Senate candidate Ted Budd, calling him one of the “strongest conservative voices” in the House, where he's served for the past six years. ...

Supreme Court clears way for Graham testimony in Georgia

Nov. 01, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for Sen. Lindsey Graham's testimony in a Georgia investigation of possible illegal interference in the 2020 election by then-President Donald Trump and his allies in the state. The court lifted a temporary hold on...