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2 months ago

Judge strikes down Trump-era policy on expelling migrants from border

A federal judge struck down a Trump-era policy of rapidly expelling migrants from the border in the name of pandemic health precautions.
2 months ago
Judge strikes down Trump-era policy on expelling migrants from border
2 months ago

Muir presses Pence: Do you regret your own rhetoric leading up to Capitol riot?

Former Vice President Mike Pence sat down for an exclusive interview with ABC News' "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir.
2 months ago
Muir presses Pence: Do you regret your own rhetoric leading up to Capitol riot?
2 months ago

Muir asks Pence: Did you take classified documents from the White House?

Former Vice President Mike Pence sat down for an exclusive interview with ABC News' "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir.
2 months ago
Muir asks Pence: Did you take classified documents from the White House?
3 months ago

Tom Barrack found not guilty on foreign lobbying charges

Barrack, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was accused of illegally lobbying the Trump administration on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.
3 months ago
Tom Barrack found not guilty on foreign lobbying charges
3 months ago

Steven Mnuchin testifies in trial of Trump ally Tom Barrack

Ex-Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testified in the trial of Trump ally Tom Barrack, who is accused of illegally lobbying the Trump administration on behalf of the UAE.
3 months ago
Steven Mnuchin testifies in trial of Trump ally Tom Barrack
4 months ago

Trump adviser Steve Bannon's trial won't take place until November 2023

Steve Bannon was charged with defrauding investors to the "We Build the Wall" campaign.
4 months ago
Trump adviser Steve Bannon's trial won't take place until November 2023
5 months ago

Former top prosecutor fired by Trump out with new memoir

Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for New York's Southern District, joins ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos for his first interview since publishing his memoir, "Holding the Line."
5 months ago
Former top prosecutor fired by Trump out with new memoir
5 months ago

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to defrauding border wall donors

Steve Bannon, a onetime political adviser to Donald Trump, has pleaded not guilty in Manhattan criminal court to defrauding donors to the "We Build the Wall" campaign.
5 months ago
Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to defrauding border wall donors
6 months ago

Republicans speak out against FBI raid of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

Since news broke that the FBI searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday, a growing number of Republicans have spoken out against the raid.
6 months ago
Republicans speak out against FBI raid of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
6 months ago

West Coast Red Hen loses business after Virginia namesake kicks out Sarah Sanders

Red Hen Bar and Grill in California is facing the repercussions of being mistaken for the Red Hen restaurant in Virginia, where Sarah Sanders was asked to leave.
6 months ago
West Coast Red Hen loses business after Virginia namesake kicks out Sarah Sanders
6 months ago

Steve Bannon showed ‘monumental arrogance’: Former prosecutor

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with Jeffrey Robbins, former chief counsel for the minority of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, about Steve Bannon being found guilty of contempt.
6 months ago
Steve Bannon showed ‘monumental arrogance’: Former prosecutor
6 months ago

Steve Bannon convicted on 2 counts of contempt of Congress

Bannon, who was on trial for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 committee, now faces up to two years in prison.
6 months ago
Steve Bannon convicted on 2 counts of contempt of Congress
6 months ago

Steve Bannon found guilty on all counts of contempt of Congress

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was found guilty on two counts of contempt of Congress and faces a maximum of two years in prison and a fine of up to $200,000.
6 months ago
Steve Bannon found guilty on all counts of contempt of Congress
6 months ago

Jury selection begins in contempt trial of Trump ally Steve Bannon

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Trump ally Steve Bannon over his defiance of a subpoena from the House Jan. 6 committee.
6 months ago
Jury selection begins in contempt trial of Trump ally Steve Bannon
6 months ago

Jury selection begins in Steve Bannon criminal contempt case

Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of former President Donald Trump's ally over his defiance of a subpoena from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
6 months ago
Jury selection begins in Steve Bannon criminal contempt case
1 year ago

National Archives confirm some classified documents were found at Mar-a-Lago

The National Archives informed Congress that 15 boxes of presidential records former President Donald Trump took with him when he left the White House included some “items marked as classified.”
1 year ago
National Archives confirm some classified documents were found at Mar-a-Lago
1 year ago

Trump reportedly took classified documents, some ‘top secret’

According to the Washington Post, some of the documents that were taken by former President Donald Trump when he left the White House were “clearly marked 'classified.'”
1 year ago
Trump reportedly took classified documents, some ‘top secret’
1 year ago

National Archives requests investigation into Trump’s White House records

The latest on reports that former President Donald Trump flushed White House records down the toilet as the National Archives requests an investigation.
1 year ago
National Archives requests investigation into Trump’s White House records
1 year ago

Trump ally Steve Bannon’s case ‘will be hard’ for prosecutors to win: Expert

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with former federal prosecutor Kan Nawaday about the criminal case against Donald Trump's longtime advisor Steve Bannon following his surrender to authorities.
1 year ago
Trump ally Steve Bannon’s case ‘will be hard’ for prosecutors to win: Expert
1 year ago

Steve Bannon scheduled to turn himself in

The former Trump advisor is being charged with 2 counts of contempt of Congress for his alleged failure to comply with the investigation into Jan. 6.
1 year ago
Steve Bannon scheduled to turn himself in
1 year ago

Read the memo from Trump aide's office making the case to fire Defense Secretary Mark Esper

ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl obtained memos making the case for then-President Donald Trump's firing of Defense Secretary Mark Esper.
1 year ago
Read the internal memo making the case for Trump to fire Defense Secretary Mark Esper
1 year ago

House committee moves to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt

The House committee on the Jan. 6 attack said that Steve Bannon, the White House senior advisor under former President Donald Trump, refused to cooperate with their investigation.
1 year ago
House committee moves to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt
1 year ago

House votes to hold Trump-ally in criminal contempt

The House of Representatives voted to hold Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after he defied a congressional subpoena investigating the Jan. 6 riots.
1 year ago
House votes to hold Trump-ally in criminal contempt
1 year ago

Exclusive: Stephanie Grisham says 'I regret' enabling culture of dishonesty in Trump White House

In an exclusive interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, former Trump aide Stephanie Grisham said she regrets enabling a culture of dishonesty at the White House.
1 year ago
'I regret' enabling culture of dishonesty in Trump White House, former aide says
1 year ago

Trump's White House press secretary speaks out

Stephanie Grisham, who also served as the chief of staff to Melania Trump, reveals insider information in her new tell-all, "I'll Take Your Questions Now."
1 year ago
Trump's White House press secretary speaks out
2 years ago

Trump inauguration head charged with being foreign agent

Tom Barrack, a longtime friend of Donald Trump's who chaired his inauguration committee, has been charged with acting as an agent of the United Arab Emirates.
2 years ago
Trump inauguration head charged with being foreign agent
2 years ago

Former Trump inaugural committee head arrested

Tom Barrack, the chair of former President Donald Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee, was charged with illegal foreign lobbying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.
2 years ago
Former Trump inaugural committee head arrested
2 years ago

Longtime Trump confidant charged with acting as agent of foreign government

Billionaire Tom Barrack is also charged with obstruction of justice and making false statements to law enforcement.
2 years ago
Longtime Trump confidant charged with acting as agent of foreign government
2 years ago

Trump DOJ under fire for reportedly gathering information secretly

In February of 2018, the DOJ reportedly sought records from an Apple account connected to White House Counsel Don McGahn and his wife.
2 years ago
Trump DOJ under fire for reportedly gathering information secretly
2 years ago

DOJ inspector general launches investigation into Trump's use of subpoenas

ABC News has confirmed that prosecutors under former U.S. Attorneys General Jeff Sessions and Bill Barr pursued subpoenas targeting the records of certain House Intelligence Committee members.
2 years ago
DOJ inspector general launches investigation into Trump's use of subpoenas
2 years ago

DOJ inspector general will investigate 2018 seizure of House Democrats' data

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco has asked the DOJ's inspector general to investigate the seizure of top Democrats' data by Justice Department prosecutors in 2018.
2 years ago
DOJ inspector general will investigate 2018 seizure of House Democrats' data
2 years ago

Trump's Justice Department seized data of House Democrats from Apple: Sources

The Justice Department seized metadata from Democrats, aides and family members.
2 years ago
Trump's Justice Department seized data of House Democrats from Apple: Sources
2 years ago

Trump signed the Defense Production Act 'in case we need it.' But what is it?

President Donald Trump signed the Defense Production Act 'in case we need it.' But what is it?
2 years ago
Trump signed the Defense Production Act 'in case we need it.' But what is it?
2 years ago

Former Trump HUD official fined and barred from federal employment for violating Hatch Act

A former political appointee under the Trump administration has been disciplined for using her official position to support former President Trump's reelection campaign.
2 years ago
Former Trump HUD official disciplined for violating Hatch Act
2 years ago

Biden holds 1st Cabinet meeting the day after proposing sweeping infrastructure plan

The meeting will include 25 people and will take place in the East Room.
2 years ago
Biden holds 1st Cabinet meeting the day after proposing infrastructure plan
2 years ago

DOJ drops discrimination lawsuit against Yale brought by Trump administration

The Department of Justice has dropped a discrimination case against Yale University brought by the Trump administration.
2 years ago
DOJ drops discrimination lawsuit against Yale brought by Trump administration
2 years ago

Secretary of state nominee commits to diplomacy, diversity

Antony Blinken made his opening statement at the Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday.
2 years ago
Secretary of state nominee commits to diplomacy, diversity
2 years ago

'The president's words matter': Former acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf

Chad Wolf said Trump deserves some of the blame for the words he used before his supporters stormed the Capitol, but took no stand on removing him from office.
2 years ago
'The president's words matter': Former acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf
2 years ago

Pompeo cancels last overseas trip as secretary of state amid torrent of criticism of Trump

Mike Pompeo canceled his last overseas trip as secretary of state amid a torrent of global criticism of President Donald Trump.
2 years ago
Pompeo cancels last trip as secretary of state amid global criticism of Trump
2 years ago

Senate overrides Trump’s veto for 1st time

Congress overwhelmingly passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a 3% pay raise for troops, and the renaming of military bases honoring Confederate generals.
2 years ago
Senate overrides Trump’s veto for 1st time
2 years ago

Barr departing Justice Department following tenure packed with controversy

Attorney General Barr resigns officially Wednesday Dec. 23, bringing a close to one of the most controversial tenures for an attorney general in modern history.
2 years ago
Barr departing Justice Department following tenure packed with controversy
2 years ago

Prosecutors mull probing Giuliani's emails as part of federal investigation: Sources

Prosecutors are considering pursuing the electronic communications of Rudy Giuliani as part of a federal probe, sources told ABC News.
2 years ago
Prosecutors mull probing Giuliani's emails as part of federal investigation: Sources
2 years ago

Barr contradicts Trump before leaving attorney general role

President Donald Trump said China may have been behind the cyberattack that targeted federal agencies and private companies, but Attorney General William Barr said it “appears to be the Russians.”
2 years ago
Barr contradicts Trump before leaving attorney general role
2 years ago

Trump rushes to dole out plum appointments to allies on way out the door

President Donald Trump is doling out plum appointments to allies in the final weeks of presidency.
2 years ago
Trump doles out plum appointments to allies in final weeks of presidency
2 years ago

Pompeo in quarantine after COVID exposure

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in quarantine Wednesday after being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
2 years ago
Pompeo in quarantine after COVID exposure
2 years ago

Attorney General William Barr to resign

Barr, whose resignation was announced by President Donald Trump on Twitter, said in his resignation letter that Trump was the victim of constant partisan attacks.
2 years ago
Attorney General William Barr to resign
2 years ago

Attorney General William Barr to resign, Trump tweets

Attorney General William Barr is resigning from the Justice Department before Christmas, President Donald Trump tweeted Monday evening.
2 years ago
Attorney General William Barr to resign, Trump tweets
2 years ago

Attorney General William Barr resigning from Justice Department

President Donald Trump tweeted that Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen will become acting attorney general after Barr departs Dec. 23.
2 years ago
Attorney General William Barr resigning from Justice Department
2 years ago

Space Force’s mission is to provide national security, not look for ETs: General

Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond explains what the newest arm of the military actually does.
2 years ago
Space Force’s mission is to provide national security, not look for ETs: General
2 years ago

Ahead of Senate runoffs, Pompeo travels to Georgia for politically tinged speech

Ahead of the Senate runoffs, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to Georgia for speech amid speculation about his own political aspirations.
2 years ago
Ahead of Senate runoffs, Pompeo travels to Georgia for politically tinged speech