Brooklyn man identified as Capitol rioter who reportedly received phone call from White House on Jan. 6
NEW YORK — A Brooklyn man who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been identified as the recipient of a mysterious nine-second phone call from the White House placed during the riot. Anton Lunyk, 26, of Midwood, Brooklyn, admitted joining the attack with two buddies and is the owner of the phone to which someone at the White House briefly called during the riot, CNN reported Monday. The mystery ...news.yahoo.com
Former top Pence aide: Trump claim that presidents can declassify docs by thinking about it ‘absurd’
Former top Pence aide Marc Short on Friday rejected a recent claim from former President Trump that presidents can declassify documents by thinking about it, calling the notion “absurd.” “That’s absurd, obviously,” Short told CBS News. “I think it would make it very difficult for the intelligence community to have a classification system if that was…news.yahoo.com
EXCLUSIVE: Trump second term would bring back 'best-ever' relationship with Hungary, foreign minister says
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto argued that the European Union defines democracy as a liberal government in power, but that Hungary has progressive policies, too.foxnews.com
Kushner criticizes DeSantis’s migrants flights: ‘Have to remember that these are human beings’
Former White House adviser Jared Kushner called the move by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) to send migrants from the southern border to Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., in protest of Biden’s immigration policies “very troubling” even as he advocated for former President Trump’s stringent immigration platform. “I personally watch what’s happening, and it’s very hard…news.yahoo.com
Trump claims presidents can declassify documents ‘even by thinking about it’
Former President Trump in a new interview asserted presidents don’t have to go through a formal process to declassify sensitive documents, and can do so “even by thinking about it.” The former president’s comments came as he has repeatedly argued that he declassified secret and top secret documents he took with him to his Florida…news.yahoo.com
Trump responds to Putin’s warning that nuclear threat ‘not a bluff’
Former President Trump responded Wednesday to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s hinting at being willing to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, saying that the conflict should never have happened and that it could lead to a world war. Trump said on his social media platform Truth Social that the conflict would not have come to pass…news.yahoo.com
Trump seeks to block DOJ’s latest bid to bypass special master on classified docs
Former President Trump’s legal team is again seeking to block the Justice Department from bypassing a special master review of the classified records it seized from his Florida home. In a filing with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Trump asked the court to deny the Justice Department’s request after it appealed a…news.yahoo.com
New evidence shows GOP’s Trump problem may be getting worse
Republicans are growing more concerned that President Trump could be a drag — and not a help — in tight midterm races that will determine the majorities in the House and Senate. Trump remains overwhelmingly popular among Republican voters, but he’s just as unpopular with Democrats, and there is a growing body of evidence that…news.yahoo.com
Trump team resists special master’s request to explain declassification of Mar-a-Lago documents
Former President Trump’s legal team on Monday night resisted a request to elaborate on his claims around declassifying the documents recovered last month from his Mar-a-Lago home. In a filing to the court-appointed special master that Trump requested, his attorneys said the “time and place” for making such a disclosure would come in a motion…news.yahoo.com
Trump’s favorability rating drops to new low: poll
Former President Trump’s favorability rating has dropped to a new low after slowly trickling down over the past few months. A new NBC News poll released Sunday found that 34 percent of registered voters said they have a positive view of Trump, while 54 percent say they have a negative view of him. Trump’s favorability…news.yahoo.com
Justice Department asks circuit court to stay special master decision in Trump records case
The Justice Department had warned it would appeal if the Judge Aileen Cannon didn't modify her decision preventing investigators from accessing recovered classified materials during the months-long special master review.latimes.com
GREG GUTFELD: Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott are making 'phony politicians' in sanctuary states walk the walk
Fox News host Greg Gutfeld reacted to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sending two planes of illegal immigrants to Martha's Vineyard, calling the move an attempt to make sanctuary states feel impact of their own actions on "Gutfeld!"foxnews.com
FBI search at Trump Mar-a-Lago estate one of several probes
The FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate marked a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of the law enforcement scrutiny of the former president, but the Florida operation was just one part of one investigation related to Trump and his time in office.
Michigan GOP leader: ‘We told Trump we were going to follow law’ after meeting on 2020 election
Michigan GOP Leader Mike Shirkey’s testimony was featured in a video that aired during the Jan. 6 committee’s hearing on how President Trump pressured state legislators to overturn election results in 2020.
Jan. 6 panel's 1,000 witnesses: From Trump aides to rioters
The House Jan. 6 panel has interviewed more than 1,000 people who were directly or indirectly involved in the U.S. Capitol insurrection as it's probed the violent attack and former President Donald Trump’s unprecedented efforts to overturn his election defeat.
Accounting firm: Trump financial statements aren't reliable
The accounting firm that prepared former President Donald Trump’s annual financial statements says the documents, used to secure lucrative loans and burnish Trump’s image as a wealthy businessman, “should no longer be relied upon” after investigators said they found evidence he and his company regularly misstated the value of assets.
Kellyanne Conway memoir 'Here's the Deal' coming out May 24
Former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has a memoir out May 24: “Here’s the Deal” is billed by her publisher as a look beyond the headlines of the Trump administration and her family life, including her husband and prominent Trump detractor, George Conway.
2 Iranians charged with threatening US voters in 2020
Two suspected Iranian computer hackers have been charged in a broad campaign of election interference aimed at intimidating American voters during last year’s presidential race and undermining confidence that the results of the contest could be trusted.