Obama’s presidential portrait unveils speeches on democracy and tradition

WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Former President Barack Obama and his wife, former first lady Michelle Obama, returned to the White House on Wednesday to unveil their official portraits at an event punctuated with jokes but tinged with history and politics. Greeted by Democratic President Joe Biden more than five years after Obama’s departure, the … Read more

The video details the alleged violation of the Ga electoral system.

ATLANTA (AP) — Two months after the 2020 presidential election, a team of computer experts traveled to southern Georgia to copy software and data from voting equipment into a apparent violation of a county electoral system. They were greeted outside by the leader of the local Republican Party, who was part of then-President Donald Trump’s … Read more

Some Pennsylvania Republicans defend Mastriano for posing in Confederate uniform

WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Some Pennsylvania Republicans defended Donald Trump-backed gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano on Saturday after Reuters published a photo of him in 2014 posing in a Confederate uniform. The previously unpublished photo was released by the US Army War College to Reuters under a Freedom of Information Act request. It showed Mastriano … Read more

US Department of Justice says Trump documents included intelligence information, sources say

Document cites 184 classified documents Trump previously held The affidavit supported the August 8 FBI search of Trump’s home A redacted affidavit was released after news outlets were sued WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department revealed on Friday it was investigating former President Donald Trump for deleting White House records because he … Read more

Biden asks Republicans to avoid ‘MAGA’ in November, vote Democrat

ROCKVILLE, Maryland, Aug 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden had harsh words to describe Trump-allied Republicans on Thursday as he held his first political rally ahead of the November election, accusing the group of of embracing violence and hatred, and saying they slid into “semi-fascism” during a previous fundraising stop. Biden, who is embarking … Read more

Supporters of ex-Pakistani PM Khan vow to block his arrest on terrorism charges

ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan gathered outside his home on Monday to prevent police from arresting him on terror charges linked to a weekend televised speech. Police filed charges against former cricket star Khan on Saturday over what they said was a threat in the speech in … Read more

Senator Graham gets temporary reprieve from testifying in Trump Georgia probe

WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – An appeals court on Tuesday suspended U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s scheduled testimony before a grand jury in Georgia to probe Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the former president’s election defeat in 2020, with the case returning to a lower court. for another look. A federal judge on Monday dismissed Graham’s … Read more

Court hears arguments to unseal records in FBI raid of Trump’s home

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Sealed files containing evidence the U.S. Justice Department presented to seek court permission to search Donald Trump’s Florida home have been at the heart of a hearing Thursday, in which news outlets are trying to persuade a federal judge that the public deserves to see the details. … Read more

Murkowski advances in Alaska Senate race, Palin in House

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Senator from Alaska Lisa Murkowski and Kelly Tshibaka, her GOP rival who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, moved on from Tuesday’s primary, while Republican Sarah Palin, seeking a return to elected office after more than a decade, was among the candidates running in November’s general election in … Read more

Kenya’s Odinga says presidential election result a ‘travesty’

Odinga urges his followers to remain peaceful Calm returns to the streets of Kibera slum and Kisumu town The election result disavowed by the majority of electoral officials NAIROBI/KISUMU, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Kenyan politician Raila Odinga has called the August 9 presidential election result he lost to Vice President William Ruto a “travesty” and … Read more