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

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

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

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

Trump’s midterm revenge campaign targets lawmaker Liz Cheney

Aug 16 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s campaign to oust congressional Republicans who backed his impeachment suffers its last major test of the U.S. midterm primary season on Tuesday, when Liz Cheney and Lisa Murkowski take on challengers backed by the ‘former president. U.S. Rep. Cheney, who played a key role in Congress’s inquiry into the … Read more

Trump refuses to answer questions from New York attorney general’s inquiry

Trump denies wrongdoing, again says he faces ‘witch hunt’ New York Attorney General’s Office Says Investigation Continues The deposition came two days after the FBI raided Trump’s home NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he declined to answer questions during an appearance before the New York State … Read more

FBI searches Trump’s Florida home as part of presidential records investigation

PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug 8 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe, which his son admitted as part of an investigation into Trump’s impeachment from the official presidency. White House records at his Florida compound. The unprecedented search of a former president’s … Read more

Pro-Trump activists overwhelm election officials with demands for sprawling records

Aug 3 (Reuters) – Pro-Trump operatives are flooding local officials with public records requests to seek evidence of the former president’s false stolen election claims and to gather intelligence on voting machines and voters , adding to the chaos rocking the US electoral system . The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office in Arizona, an election battleground … Read more