Last Updated: 01:02 GMT Wednesday, 17 Aug. 2022

Cheney to deliver pointed address marking 'the beginning of the battle' to confront Trump

CNN   |   Wed, 17 Aug 2022 00:05:11

GOP primaries: Liz Cheney braces for loss in Wyoming; Palin, Murkowski races highlight GOP shift in Alaska

Rep. Liz Cheney faces a Trump-backed challenger, Harriet Hageman, in a Republican primary. In Alaska, Lisa Murkowski and Sarah Palin also have races.
Ella Lee, Erin Mansfield and David Jackson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 23:52:46

Jan. 6 Investigation

In a series of public hearings, the House panel investigating the attack laid out a powerful account of Mr. Trump's efforts to overturn the election.
Annie Karni / NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 23:44:16

Even on Biden's Big Day, He's Still in Trump's Long Shadow

For the sitting president, even a triumphant ceremony to sign major domestic legislation can hardly break through the nonstop attention on his predecessor.
Peter Baker / NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 23:17:16

Paul Manafort Is Back

The title of Paul Manafort's memoir, Political Prisoner, is ridiculous, but at least he's writing what he knows. For much of his professional life, Manafort served as a lobbyist and an image consultant for the world's most prolific torturers. One of his clients, the Angolan revolutionary Jonas Savimbi, led an ...
Franklin Foer / The Atlantic   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 22:31:41

Classified documents inquiry

The New York Times / NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 22:07:58

How Cheney went from GOP scion to champion of democracy

Tonight's primary election is a crucial test for Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. She has been one of former President Donald Trump's biggest and most outspoken critics in the Republican Party. Today, the three-term conservative congresswoman faces multiple Republican opponents, including the Trump-endorsed attorney Harriet Hageman.
CNN   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 22:03:02

Georgia election interference case

Annie Karni and Ed Shanahan / NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 21:57:20

The Stakes in Ukraine Have Not Changed

This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here. As we're fire-hosed by news of Donald Trump's antics and stories of the GOP's ...
Tom Nichols / The Atlantic   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 21:57:00

FBI interviewed top Trump White House lawyers in Mar-a-Lago document inquiry: live updates

Investigators interviewed former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone and former deputy Pat Philbin.
Bart Jansen, Kevin Johnson, Rick Rouan, Ella Lee, Will Carless and Erin Mansfield, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 21:46:50

The Trump-Biden Codependency

The Mar-a-Lago raid is one of many DOJ probes hanging over the 2024 election.
WSJ   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 21:02:00

Wyoming's Liz Cheney, Alaska's Sarah Palin and Lisa Murkowski among big names in GOP primaries

Rep. Liz Cheney faces a Trump-backed challenger, Harriet Hageman, in a Republican primary. In Alaska, Lisa Murkowski and Sarah Palin also have races.
Ella Lee, Erin Mansfield and David Jackson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 20:53:33

Hearing on Mar-a-Lago affidavit set; FBI interviewed Trump lawyers, report says: live updates

The Justice Department said it would return Donald Trump's passports Tuesday as questions grow about the search of his Florida estate.
Bart Jansen, Kevin Johnson, Rick Rouan, Ella Lee, Will Carless and Erin Mansfield, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 20:44:10

Harriet Hageman, Poised to Defeat Liz Cheney, Has Anti-Environment History

Harriet Hageman, who is challenging Representative Liz Cheney, worked for decades as a lawyer opposing environmentalists and federal regulations of resources in Wyoming.
Trip Gabriel / NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 20:24:14

Trump SPAC Digital World gains even amid effort to delay earnings report

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:45:30

What to know about Kelly Tshibaka, who is trying to unseat Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski

Kelly Tshibaka is Donald Trump's pick in the Alaska Senate primary. Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski is defending her seat in the race.
Merdie Nzanga, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:43:14

Former Trump White House lawyers interviewed by FBI over Mar-a-Lago documents

CNN   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:40:53

NYT reports: Trump White House lawyers interviewed about missing documents

The New York Times reported that two high-ranking former White House counsel officials during the Trump presidency, Pat Cipollone and Pat Philbin, were interviewed by the FBI in relation to handling classified documents that may have been taken from the White House.
MSNBC   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:24:50

Rudy Giuliani named a target in Trump election probe in Georgia, lawyers say

Giuliani was ex-President Donald Trump's personal attorney and a leading figure in various attempts to challenge his electoral loss to President Joe Biden.
CNBC   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:24:22

The Mar-a-Lago 'Raid' Put Ron DeSantis in a Box

That the FBI's search of Donald Trump's Florida home has become a rallying point for Republicans-ever eager to demonstrate fealty to the former president and rage at government overreach-is not exactly a shock. What is noteworthy is how the news might shift political considerations in MAGA world. In another universe, ...
Elaine Godfrey / The Atlantic   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:17:00

Sarah Palin Paved the Way for Donald Trump. Could She Remake the GOP Again?

Fourteen years ago to the month, John McCain announced he was picking Palin, the Alaska governor, as his running mate.
Philip Elliott / Time   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:14:44

Trump-linked SPAC Digital World Acquisition postpones earnings report after seeking to delay merger

Digital World Acquisition Group, the SPAC that plans to merge with Trump Media and Technology Group, requested a delay in its earnings report.
CNBC   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 18:52:46

Liz Cheney and the Fate of the 10 Republicans Who Defied Trump

Most of the House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald J. Trump have either lost their primary races or are retiring.
NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 18:20:32

Why Rudy Giuliani's increasing Georgia woes are also bad news for Trump

There are any number of paths this investigation could take now that Giuliani is a target. But all of them could have dangerous implications for the former president.
Barbara McQuade / MSNBC   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 18:19:28

F.B.I. Interviewed Top White House Lawyers About Missing Trump Documents

Pat A. Cipollone and Patrick F. Philbin are the most senior people who worked for the former president who are known to have been interviewed in the investigation into his handling of classified material.
Maggie Haberman / NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 18:17:52

Cheney sacrifices career, for now, over Trump

Taipei Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 18:01:48

Rename monkeypox as Poxy McPoxface or Trump-22? WHO vows ‘nothing ridiculous’ as it seeks public ideas

The agency has opened the renaming process to the public; critics say the current name is misleading – since monkeys were not the original host – and can be used in a racist way.
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 17:50:10

New Trump Mar-a-Lago details emerge: What we know (and don't) about these classified docs

New details about the FBI search of Trump's Florida estate have prompted questions about the probe into his handling of classified information.
Rick Rouan, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 16:45:36

A shocking number of people have Top Secret clearance

CNN   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 16:15:53

Trump Is Back on the Ballot

Put two things together. The first is the surge of Republican support for Donald Trump since the FBI searched his Mar-a-Lago residence. The second is this summer's flow of good news for the Democrats as the 2022 midterms approach. Democratic candidates are leading in Senate races in Arizona, Georgia, Ohio, ...
David Frum / The Atlantic   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 16:10:00

Trump enemies Liz Cheney, Lisa Murkowski face GOP primary challengers

Rep. Liz Cheney, Trump's biggest GOP critic in the House and a leader on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot select committee, is expected to lose to Harriet Hageman.
CNBC   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 15:53:46

Good News On Red Tape? Some Trump-Era Federal Agency Guidance Document Portals Remain Intact

Donald Trump ordered agencies to make their guidance documents readily accessible in online portals. Despite Biden's revocation of that directive, "remnant" portals allow location of 107,000 documents, still a vast undercount. Congress must act to fully rein in agencies' "regulatory dark matter."
Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., Contributor / Forbes   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 15:51:22

DOJ to return Trump's passports as pressure grows about justification for search: live updates

The Justice Department said it would return Donald Trump's passports Tuesday as questions grow about the search of his Florida estate.
Bart Jansen and Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 15:48:22

Where Trump's Endorsement Record Stands in the G.O.P. Primaries

Of the more than 200 Republicans Mr. Trump has endorsed this year, many ran unopposed or faced little-known, poorly funded opponents.
Maggie Astor and Azi Paybarah / NY Times   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 15:17:29

Longtime Trump Exec To Plead Guilty!

HuffPost Video / Huffington Post   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 15:07:48

Among today's races is the one Trump considers 'the most important'

There are three key congressional contests in two states today, including the race Donald Trump described as the nation's "most important" of 2022.
Steve Benen / MSNBC   |   Tue, 16 Aug 2022 14:42:55

Ivana Trump was buried near the first hole of Trump National Golf Club. Her gravesite could offer tax breaks for the business.

Tax code in New Jersey, where Ivana Trump is buried, exempts land dedicated to cemetery purposes from all taxes, rates, and assessments.
Katherine Tangalakis-Lippert,Isabella Zavarise / Business Insider   |   Sun, 31 Jul 2022 06:36:03

Controversial Saudi Golf Tournament Morphs Into Mini Trump Campaign Event

Interest in the tournament was lackluster. But chanting Donald Trump fans at his golf course were interested in "four more years."
Huffington Post   |   Sun, 31 Jul 2022 05:22:23

Report: Matt Gaetz Told Roger Stone 'Big Guy' Would Likely Get Him Off

The 25-minute recording of Gaetz and Stone's conversation was captured by a microphone that Stone was wearing for a Danish film crew making an upcoming documentary.
Huffington Post   |   Sun, 31 Jul 2022 03:57:14

They Can't Let Him Back In

They Can't Let Him Back In Authored by Michael Anton via CompactMag.com, The people who really run the United States of America have made it clear that they can't, and won't, if they can help it, allow Donald Trump to be president again. In fact, they made this clear in ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 31 Jul 2022 03:30:00

Jumping in Peabody's Wayback Machine on a Saturday Night

"Peabody's Improbable History" Making a short trip in the Wayback Machine to October 2019. We are going to a right-wing at one of former president thump's golf clubs, the National Doral. And we are looking for two trump conspirators having a discussion with one another. One of them has a ...
run75441 / Angry Bear   |   Sun, 31 Jul 2022 00:32:50

Three GOP Impeachers Face Their Primary Fates

"Reps. Peter Meijer, Jaime Herrera Beutler and Dan Newhouse have not grabbed the same type of headlines that other Republicans who voted to impeach President Donald Trump in January 2021," [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sat, 30 Jul 2022 23:38:20