Donald Trump

Read recent news about President Donald Trump and Trump's Latest Tweets on Newser.com

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>

Garland: I 'Personally Approved' Mar-a-Lago Search

Attorney General asks court to unseal the warrant

(Newser) - Attorney General Merrick Garland delivered his first public comments since Monday's surprise search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence by federal agents, though he shed little immediate light on the reasons behind it. Garland did, however, say that he "personally approved" the decision to a seek a search...

Trump World Reportedly Worried About a Rat
Trump World Reportedly
Worried About a Rat
the rundown

Trump World Reportedly Worried About a Rat

Multiple outlets say an insider raised concerns to feds, triggering this week's search of Mar-a-Lago

(Newser) - Days after the surprise FBI search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, some big questions remain unanswered. By practically all accounts, the feds were searching for classified documents Trump might have taken with him from the White House. But what specifically triggered the search this week? A number of stories...

What We Know About Phone Seizure of Trump Ally Scott Perry

GOP congressman's phone was taken by the FBI

(Newser) - Three FBI agents took the rare step of seizing the cellphone of a sitting member of Congress on Tuesday. Republican Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, a five-term congressman and chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, has claimed the seizure is tied to the search of Trump's home in...

FBI Chief Calls Threats 'Deplorable'

Online posts have called for violence since search of Trump's home

(Newser) - The director of the FBI on Wednesday answered supporters of former President Donald Trump who have been using violent rhetoric in the aftermath of his agency's search of Trump's Florida home . Christopher Wray, who was appointed as the agency’s director in 2017 by Trump, called threats circulating...

Trump at State AG Deposition: I Plead the Fifth
Trump at State AG Deposition:
I Plead the Fifth
the rundown

Trump at State AG Deposition: I Plead the Fifth

Former president says he had 'no choice' but to refuse to answer questions from Letitia James' office

(Newser) - In 2016, before he was elected president, Donald Trump famously said at a campaign rally: "If you're innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?" On Wednesday, Trump did just that, refusing to answer questions at his own deposition in New York at the office of state Attorney...

A Former President Is Being Deposed Today

Former president complains he's 'being attacked from all sides' ahead of NY deposition

(Newser) - Former President Trump will sit for a deposition —one he has fought for months—on Wednesday as part of the final stage of the New York investigation into the Trump Organization's business practices. For the past three years, New York attorney general Letitia James' lawyers have been investigating...

Congressman and Trump Ally: FBI Seized My Phone

Rep. Scott Perry slams 'banana republic tactics'

(Newser) - US Rep. Scott Perry said his cellphone was seized Tuesday morning by FBI agents carrying a search warrant, the AP reports. The circumstances surrounding the seizure were not immediately known. Perry, though, has been a figure in the congressional investigation into then-President Donald Trump’s actions leading up to the...

Biden Had No Idea Mar-a-Lago Would Be Raided: White House

Press secretary says president was not briefed

(Newser) - President Biden was not briefed and "was not aware" at all of the FBI's Monday raid on former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida before it happened, the White House said Tuesday at a press briefing. "No one at the White House was given a heads...

After Surprise Trump Search, Many Questions, Few Answers

It's called 'one of the most significant, sensitive, and politically explosive actions' by FBI and DOJ

(Newser) - The word "bombshell" is being thrown around a lot in coverage to describe the FBI search on former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Monday. Son Eric Trump confirmed to Sean Hannity on Fox Monday night that agents were looking for confidential documents his father might still...

FTC: Pro-Trump Firm's 'Made in USA' Apparel Made in China

Agency fines Lions Not Sheep, owner $200K for phony labels

(Newser) - If you're going to put "Made in USA" labels on your products, you'd better make sure they're actually made in the USA. That's the message the Federal Trade Commission hopes to convey to one pro-Donald Trump apparel company that it just fined more than $200,...

After Trump Raid, Republicans Call to Investigate, Defund FBI

GOP echoes Trump, casting Mar-a-Lago raid as political

(Newser) - Republicans are vowing vengeance on federal law enforcement, including a wiping out of their budgets, following the FBI search of former President Trump's home of Mar-a-Lago. "I've seen enough," Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tweeted following Monday's early morning raid, part of a Justice Department investigation...

Top US General Vowed to Fight Trump 'From the Inside'

Book excerpt reveals displeasure of Mark Milley, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff

(Newser) - The books about the presidency of Donald Trump continue to roll out, and an excerpt from an upcoming one details the tension between Trump and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Milley got so fed up with Trump that he wrote a letter of resignation before...

Ted Cruz on 2024: I'll 'Wait and See' if Trump Runs

Texas GOP senator considering another run himself

(Newser) - The man who finished second to Donald Trump in the GOP primary race of 2016 appears to be deferring to the former president in regard to 2024. "Everyone is going to wait and see what Donald Trump decides and make decisions from there," GOP Sen. Ted Cruz told...

Dick Cheney Has Some Fighting Words for Trump

Former VP calls former president a 'coward' in ad for his daughter Liz

(Newser) - Former President Trump is a "coward" who "tried to steal the last election using lies and violence to keep himself in power after the voters had rejected him," Dick Cheney says in a campaign ad for his daughter, Rep. Liz Cheney. "A real man wouldn't...

Democrats Help Election Denier Beat Meijer, Then Hear About It

Kinzinger points out party asks where the Republicans defending democracy are

(Newser) - Voters in western Michigan have made their decision, but GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said the Democratic Party owns it. Rep. Peter Meijer, who voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump after the attack on the Capitol, will be leaving Congress after losing his GOP primary Tuesday to a challenger who says...

Capitol Rioter Who Threatened His Children Gets 7 Years

Judge gives Guy Reffitt the longest term yet, saying he hasn't disavowed his call to political violence

(Newser) - Calling Guy Reffitt's advocacy of political violence absurd and delusional, a federal judge on Monday imposed the longest sentence yet on a defendant convicted of attacking the US Capitol. US District Judge Dabney Friedrich gave the Texas man a prison sentence of 87 months, the Washington Post reports. Reffitt...

Ivana Trump's Grave Could Be a 'Trifecta of Tax Avoidance'

Cemeteries, even those on golf courses, are exempt from many New Jersey taxes

(Newser) - Ivana Trump's gravesite at her ex-husband's golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, is pretty basic: a wreath of flowers at one end, and a flat, engraved marker on the other. It's just off the course but not in anyone's line of sight, set off by itself....

Trump Threatens CNN With Suit
Trump Threatens CNN With Suit

Trump Threatens CNN With Suit

Former president's lawyers call for retractions

(Newser) - A 282-page letter from former President Trump's lawyers to CNN lists dozens of on-air statements and online articles about his claims of election fraud that Trump wants retracted, accompanied by a threat to file defamation lawsuits against the network and other outlets. Trump said in a statement Wednesday that...

Report: DOJ Prosecutors Now Asking About Trump

'Washington Post' sources say witnesses before grand jury fielding questions on Trump's moves

(Newser) - The Justice Department's ongoing criminal probe into efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election has a new apparent line of focus, at least according to four Washington Post sources: former President Trump. Some of those sources tell the Post that while questioning witnesses before a federal grand...

In DC Speech, Trump Stops Short of Declaring 2024 Run

It was his first trip to capital since leaving office

(Newser) - Former President Donald Trump returned to Washington, DC Tuesday for the first time since he left office—and while he stopped short of announcing a 2024 run for president, he once again returned to his claim that his 2020 election loss to President Biden was tainted. The Guardian reports that...

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>
We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.