April 22, 2024

Egypt, guns, money and power at center of Menendez indictment

The indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Friday accuses one of the most powerful senators shaping American foreign affairs of using his perch to enrich himself and exploit the complicated relationship between the United States and Egypt. It is a story about guns, money and power that strikes at a fraught sector of American

Georgia Indictment Charges Trump, Lawyers, Aides for Speech Violations, Nationwide ‘Conspiracy’

The 98-page, 41-count indictment handed down by a Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury on Monday evening charges former President Donald Trump, his lawyers, and his campaign aides with multiple crimes for a nationwide challenge to the 2020 vote. The indictment was released close to midnight on Monday after a rushed grand jury process that took

Trump Attorneys: Georgia Indictment ‘as Flawed and Unconstitutional as This Entire Process’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Lawyers for former President Donald Trump responded after midnight Tuesday morning to the late-night indictment in Fulton County, Georgia, by District Attorney Fani Willis, calling it “as flawed and unconstitutional as this entire process.” Their full statement — issued by Drew Findling, Jennifer Little and Marissa Goldberg — follows: The events that have

Trump on Bob Menendez Indictment: Senate Democrats Knew, Should All Resign

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump called on Senate Democrats to resign in light of the Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) corruption charges, saying they all knew. The former president issued his call from his Truth Social page on Sunday, asking why the FBI never raided Democrats’ homes like they did

Mike Pence dodges on Trump conviction, says indictment allegations are ‘very serious’

Former Vice President Mike Pence defended former President Donald Trump’s right to have his day in court, but dodged questions about whether Trump should be convicted if the allegations against him are proven true. Pence appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday for a lengthy interview with host Chuck Todd. Todd kicked off the […]

Ocasio-Cortez: What Is Detailed in Trump’s Indictment ‘Completely Indefensible’

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Tuesday on CNN’s coverage of the indictment of former President Donald Trump that what is detailed in the federal charging document was “completely indefensible.” Ocasio-Cortez said, “I do think that what is happening now is also layered into a bubbling political tension in what is happening in the House. Right

Lawmakers react to Trump indictment news

Lawmakers were quick to react following the news that former President Donald Trump had been indicted on charges connected to his handling of classified documents. The reaction largely fell along party lines, with Republicans flocking to support the former president and denounce the investigation as partisan, and Democrats using the news to criticize the 2src24

If Trump indictment is true, he could have put our military in danger: Nikki Haley

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley said if the charges  in the indictment against former President Donald Trump are true, he was “reckless” with the nation’s national security. Haley said her husband, Maj. Michael Haley, is about to deploy to Africa with the Army National Guard, so the indictment hits home somewhat. “If this indictment is […]

McCarthy Bashes Trump Indictment as ‘Grave Injustice,’ Vows Accountability for ‘Weaponization of Power’

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) came to former President Donald Trump’s defense Thursday after Trump announced the Justice Department had indicted him in a special counsel probe over classified documents. “Today is indeed a dark day for the United States of America,” McCarthy wrote in a statement on Twitter, calling news of the historic federal

Adam Kinzinger Celebrates Trump Indictment: ‘Justice Is Being Served’

Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images Former Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) welcomed the Department of Justice’s indictment of former President Donald Trump on Thursday, celebrating it as a moment of triumph. “Today, Justice is being served. Nobody is above the law. The former President will get a fair trial. The former President will be held accountable,” Kinzinger tweeted

Harry Litman: Special Counsel Jack Smith Likely Has Draft Indictment for Trump

Former U.S. Attorney Harry Litman said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that special counsel Jack Smith likely has a draft indictment ready to charge former President Donald Trump in the investigation into classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago. Litman said, “I think right now Smith is, well, actually, I this Smith has made all his decisions. The

‘Do Your Homework First’: Ramaswamy Blasts Asa Hutchinson Over Trump Indictment Comments

Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy blasted former Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas after Hutchinson criticized Ramaswamy for promising to pardon former President Donald Trump if elected. “It is simply wrong for a candidate to use the pardon power of the United States, of the president, in order to curry votes and in

‘Stop Hiding’: Pence Calls For Merrick Garland To ‘Stand Before’ American People And Address Trump Indictment

Former Vice President and 2024 candidate Mike Pence on Saturday called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to address the indictment of former President Donald Trump. Trump announced he had been indicted over the alleged mishandling of classified documents Thursday evening, and the 49-page indictment was unsealed Friday, listing 31 counts of alleged violations of the Espionage

‘They’re Coming After You’: Trump Makes First Public Speech Since Indictment, Pledges To ‘Evict’ Joe Biden

Former President Donald Trump made his first public speech Saturday since his indictment, where he persistently ripped on Special Counsel Jack Smith, the Department of Justice and the FBI and pledged to oust President Joe Biden in 2024. Trump announced Thursday he’d been informed of the indictment that was released Friday, unveiling 31 counts of

Trump Tears Into Special Counsel Overseeing Indictment

Former President Donald Trump tore into Special Counsel Jack Smith who is overseeing the indictment related to the classified documents stored at Mar-a-Lago. Smith investigated Trump’s alleged mishandling of the 11 sets of classified documents seized by the FBI in August. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Smith to investigate whether Trump and his aides

Convicted felon, key witness Michael Cohen claims Trump seeks ‘violent clash’ ahead of indictment

Michael Cohen has warned that Donald Trump may be looking to stir up controversy and a “violent clash” after revealing that he expects an arrest ahead of a potential indictment. “Donald’s post is eerily similar to his battle cry prior to the January 6th insurrection; including calling for protest,” Cohen told The New York Post […]

Hill Republicans sprint to Trump’s corner before indictment details are clear

Senate Republicans, who have not leapt as readily as their House counterparts to defend Donald Trump in the past, blasted out statements condemning the indictment. | Brandon Bell/Getty Images Congressional Republicans lined up to declare their fealty to Donald Trump on Thursday despite lacking details about his indictment by a New York grand jury, signaling

DeSantis rips Manhattan DA Bragg’s ‘flimsy’ Trump indictment in New York speech: Agenda ‘not the rule of law’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, during a book tour stop in New York’s Long Island Saturday, criticized Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s indictment of former President Donald Trump.  In a speech at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Nassau County, DeSantis, without referring to Bragg by name, applauded former U.S. congressman and GOP candidate for governor […]

Trump’s attorney blasts indictment as ‘disappointing’ after court hearing

Donald Trump’s defense attorneys claimed the criminal charges he is facing over alleged hush money payments are “disappointing,” with “no facts,” in their first comments following his Tuesday arraignment in Manhattan court. “It’s not a good day — I don’t expect this to happen in this country,” lawyer Todd Blanche said outside the Manhattan Criminal […]

Michael Cohen: ‘America Wants to See’ Trump Held Accountable with Any Indictment

Michael Cohen, a former personal attorney for Donald Trump, said Friday on MSNBC’s “All In” that he believed “America wants to see” former President Donald Trump indicted regardless of the crime. While discussing prosecutors from the Manhattan district attorney’s office convening a grand jury as part of a criminal probe into a 2016 hush money

Poll: Ron DeSantis Support Drops Below 20% While Trump Surges After Indictment

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is polling under 20 percent in a hypothetical 2024 Republican primary field after former President Donald Trump received a surge in the polls when a New York grand jury voted to indict him last week. The latest Reuters survey found Trump’s support at 48 percent, up from the 44 percent he received

Trump Bashes Bragg for ‘Illegally’ Leaking Points of Indictment to Media: ‘Should Resign Now’

Trump Bashes Bragg for ‘Illegally’ Leaking Points of Indictment to Media: ‘Should Resign Now’ Seth Wenig, File/AP Photo/Bryan Woolston Former President Donald Trump called for the resignation of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg for allegedly “illegally” leaking the points of indictment to the media. An exclusive report from Yahoo News on Monday said that the

Leftists, Democrats Giddy with Unbridled Joy as Trump Indictment Looms

The impending arrest of former president Donald Trump has sparked reactions from the former president’s detractors on social media. After Trump announced via Truth Social Saturday morning he would be arrested on Tuesday pursuant to an investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, several Trump critics responded derisively on social media. Actor George Takei wrote

‘SNL’ Trump Reveals Master Plan to Capitalize on Indictment

Less than 72 hours before Donald Trump is reportedly scheduled to turn himself in to the Manhattan DA’s office following his historic indictment, Saturday Night Live’s Trump (James Austin Johnson) opened the show’s April Fools’ Day episode by pushing one last money grab on his unsuspecting supporters: A bangers-only album of covers.“Some are saying I’m

Breitbart News Daily Podcast Ep. 312: Trump Indictment Watch; Guest: Kirk Cameron vs. Woke Left

Host Alex Marlow opens today’s podcast with a Trump indictment watch update, a rundown of economic news including the Fed’s decision to continue rate hikes, and the story of another man beating women in sports (this time cycling). How long will this go on? All of this and more in the opening. Our guest today

Cruz: Trump Indictment a ‘Political Persecution’

Tuesday on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) questioned the merits of the effort of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg to indict former President Donald Trump. Cruz called the effort a political persecution and said the charge was “bogus.” “Listen, the long and short of it is, this indictment, if it comes this week is

Fmr AG Barr: Trump Indictment the ‘Epitome of the Abuse of Prosecutorial Power’

Friday, during an appearance on FBN’s “Kudlow,” former Attorney General Bill Barr slammed the Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s prosecution of former President Donald Trump. Barr said it had problems on multiple grounds, including abuse of prosecutorial power and misinterpreting statute. “Now, obviously, we don’t have the indictment, so there’s a little bit of speculation

Trump Campaign Raises $4 Million in First 24 Hours After Indictment 

Former President Donald Trump raised more than $4 million in the first 24 hours after news broke that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg indicted him.  “This incredible surge of grassroots contributions confirms that the American people see the indictment of President Trump as a disgraceful weaponization of our justice system by a Soros-funded prosecutor,” a

Mike Pompeo: Trump Indictment Undermines Confidence in Justice System

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s indictment of former President Donald Trump on Thursday, essentially calling it a political witch hunt. “The Manhattan DA is undermining America’s confidence in our legal system. Bragg is the same Soros-funded prosecutor who refuses to prosecute violent crimes and who has downgraded more

What Happens Next After Donald Trump’s Indictment

A New York grand jury voted to indict former President Donald Trump on Thursday, launching the start of criminal proceedings against the former president. Less than two weeks ago, Trump warned of his imminent arrest based on “illegal leaks” from the Manhattan district attorney’s office, which the George Soros-funded Democrat Alvin Bragg leads. The New York

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