Trump May Announce His Presidential Run “Soon,” Fundraising Off FBI Search

Donald Trump and his allies in the GOP jumped on the news about the FBI executing a search warrant at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last week to leverage outrage on the right, fueling fundraising. Now, sources close to Trump tell CNN that the former president has received a “fresh wave of encouragement” following the search, where federal agents seized boxes of documents as part of an investigation into whether Trump improperly removed them from the White House — a possible violation of federal law. Anonymous sources in Trump’s orbit told Fox News on Monday the announcement is…

Kevin McCarthy Pledges to Investigate Garland After Mar-a-Lago FBI Search

In response to the Department of Justice (DOJ) sending FBI investigators to former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate this week, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) vowed to open an inquiry into Attorney General Merrick Garland if Republicans win control of the House of Representatives in this year’s midterm races. On Monday, the FBI executed a search warrant on the Trump property in relation to an ongoing inquiry into the former president’s improper handling of documents from his time in the White House, which could include the illegal transferring of classified documents to his resort in Palm Beach, Florida, after…

Michigan GOP Candidate for Governor Arrested for Involvement in Jan. 6 Attack

Just weeks after a number of Republican candidates in Michigan were purged from the primary ballot for failing to attain enough signatures on their nomination papers, a GOP candidate who did qualify was arrested for his participation in the breach of the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. Ryan Kelley was arrested at his home on Thursday morning on charges relating to his involvement in the Capitol attack. According to a statement from prosecutors, he faces misdemeanor charges for being on restricted grounds of the Capitol building and for engaging in disorderly conduct, among others. In addition to his…

A Secretive Border Patrol Unit Worked With the FBI to Investigate Journalists

A shocking exposé reveals how a secretive Customs and Border Protection division investigated as many as 20 journalists and their contacts by using government databases intended to track terrorists. Those investigated include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporter Martha Mendoza, along with others at The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. We speak to Jana Winter, the investigative correspondent who broke the story at Yahoo News, who says it’s unclear if the surveillance program was discontinued. “These were career officials who are still running this secretive unit with no rules and no procedures for how…

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