‘There was no business conversation’

WASHINGTON – Testimony from Hunter Biden’s business associate, Devon Archer, before the House Oversight Committee this week undercut claims by Republican lawmakers that his appearance would implicate President Joe Biden in Hunter’s business dealings. The Republican-led House Oversight Committee recently released the transcript of testimony Archer gave Monday during a 5-hour closed-door meeting as Republicans … Read more

Pro-Trump protesters gather outside Pence town hall

LONDONDERRY, N.H. — The events of Jan. 6 took center stage Friday at Mike Pence’s first campaign event after his former running mate pleaded not guilty to charges that he engaged in criminal conspiracies aimed at overturning the 2020 presidential election. As soon as the former vice president arrived at the American Legion Hall in … Read more

Special counsel cites threatening Trump post in request for protective order in election case

Federal prosecutors on Friday asked the judge overseeing former President Donald Trump’s election case to bar him from publicly disclosing some of the evidence gathered during the their investigation. In a court filing, attorneys with the special counsel Jack Smith’s office requested U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan ensure that sensitive materials are used by Trump’s … Read more

Justice Department faces biggest test in its history with election conspiracy case against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Justice Department was announcing the highest-profile prosecution in its history in Washington, Attorney General Merrick Garland was 100 miles away, meeting with local police in Philadelphia. He stepped outside briefly to speak about how the decision to indict Donald Trump for conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election came from career … Read more

DeSantis calls Trump’s 2020 election theories ‘unsubstantiated’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday dismissed the theories of election fraud central to former President Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 election as “unsubstantiated.” Breaking from his usual evasiveness when asked about his stance on Trump’s claims of a “stolen” election, DeSantis rejected the notion without mentioning his leading rival for the Republican … Read more

Exclusive-DeSantis’ biggest donor says he won’t give more money unless changes are made

By Alexandra Ulmer (Reuters) – Hotel entrepreneur Robert Bigelow, the biggest individual donor to a group supporting Ron DeSantis’ presidential bid, told Reuters on Friday he will not donate more money unless the Florida governor attracts new major donors and adopts a more moderate approach. The comments by Bigelow, who gave $20 million to the … Read more