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3 months 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.”
3 months ago
National Archives confirm some classified documents were found at Mar-a-Lago
3 months 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.'”
3 months ago
Trump reportedly took classified documents, some ‘top secret’
3 months 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.
3 months ago
National Archives requests investigation into Trump’s White House records
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Trump ally Steve Bannon’s case ‘will be hard’ for prosecutors to win: Expert
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Steve Bannon scheduled to turn himself in
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Read the internal memo making the case for Trump to fire Defense Secretary Mark Esper
7 months 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.
7 months ago
House committee moves to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt
7 months 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.
7 months ago
House votes to hold Trump-ally in criminal contempt
8 months 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.
8 months ago
'I regret' enabling culture of dishonesty in Trump White House, former aide says
8 months 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."
8 months ago
Trump's White House press secretary speaks out
9 months ago

Kushner pal hit with state charges months after Trump pardon

A newspaper editor friend of former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was hit Wednesday with state cyberstalking charges in New York, seven months after Trump pardoned him in a similar federal case just before leaving office
9 months ago
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Trump inauguration head charged with being foreign agent
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Former Trump inaugural committee head arrested
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Longtime Trump confidant charged with acting as agent of foreign government
1 year ago

Pompeo to headline GOP dinner in early-voting South Carolina

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to keynote the signature fundraiser for the Republican Party in South Carolina
1 year ago
Pompeo to headline GOP dinner in early-voting South Carolina
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Trump DOJ under fire for reportedly gathering information secretly
1 year 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.
1 year ago
DOJ inspector general launches investigation into Trump's use of subpoenas
1 year 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.
1 year ago
DOJ inspector general will investigate 2018 seizure of House Democrats' data
1 year ago

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

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

US drops Trump order targeting TikTok, plans its own review

The White House has dropped Trump-era executive orders that attempted to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks with software applications tied to China
1 year ago
1 year 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?
1 year ago
Trump signed the Defense Production Act 'in case we need it.' But what is it?
1 year ago

Pence launches group as Trump officials line up new roles

Former Vice President Mike Pence has launched a new advocacy group as he and other Trump administration officials look to boost their post-White House plans
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Former Trump HUD official disciplined for violating Hatch Act
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Biden holds 1st Cabinet meeting the day after proposing infrastructure plan
1 year ago

Inspector general reviews Trump relocation of Space Command

Inspector general reviews Trump relocation of U.S. Space Command.
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
DOJ drops discrimination lawsuit against Yale brought by Trump administration
1 year ago

Secretary of state nominee commits to diplomacy, diversity

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

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

The Trump administration has carried out its 13th and final federal execution, five days before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
'The president's words matter': Former acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pompeo cancels last trip as secretary of state amid global criticism of Trump
1 year ago

Trump-appointed US attorney resigns in Georgia

Comes after audio was leaked in which president called him a “never-Trumper."
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Senate overrides Trump’s veto for 1st time
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Barr departing Justice Department following tenure packed with controversy
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Prosecutors mull probing Giuliani's emails as part of federal investigation: Sources
1 year 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.”
1 year ago
Barr contradicts Trump before leaving attorney general role
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Trump doles out plum appointments to allies in final weeks of presidency
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pompeo in quarantine after COVID exposure
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Attorney General William Barr to resign
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Attorney General William Barr to resign, Trump tweets
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Attorney General William Barr resigning from Justice Department
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Space Force’s mission is to provide national security, not look for ETs: General
1 year ago

Dunes at Trump's Scottish golf course lose protected status

Conservation officials in Scotland say the coastal sand dunes at President Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf resort have lost their special status as a protected environmental site
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Ahead of Senate runoffs, Pompeo travels to Georgia for politically tinged speech
1 year ago

As lawyers keep pushing Trump election challenges, calls for sanctions mount

As President Donald Trump and his allies continue to bring legal challenges in an effort to overturn the election, some election officials are starting to cry foul.
1 year ago
As lawyers keep pushing Trump election challenges, calls for sanctions mount
1 year ago

Pompeo invites hundreds to indoor State Dept. holiday parties despite pandemic

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is inviting hundreds of people to indoor State Department holiday parties amid the pandemic despite expert warnings.
1 year ago
Pompeo invites hundreds to indoor State Dept. holiday parties despite pandemic
1 year ago

Attorney General William Barr's job in jeopardy

President Donald Trump is said to be "livid" following Attorney General William Barr's declaration that the Justice Department has "not seen fraud" in the election, ABC's Faith Abubey reports.
1 year ago
Attorney General William Barr's job in jeopardy
1 year ago
Mnuchin faces grilling over shutdown of CARES Act loan programs
1 year ago

Jared Kushner to travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar this week

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will travel to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week as part of negotiations to end a longtime boycott of Qatar
1 year ago
2 years ago

President Trump pardons Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to FBI

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he pardoned his first and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
2 years ago
President Trump pardons Michael Flynn
2 years ago

Chad Wolf to be new acting secretary of Homeland Security

Chad Wolf will will replace former acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan.
2 years ago
Chad Wolf to be new acting secretary of Homeland Security