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Federal prosecutors asked the US Supreme Court on Monday to intervene in the criminal case against former President Donald Trump, which alleges that the former president engaged in election interference during the 2020 US presidential election. Special Counsel Jack Smith asked the court to take up an appeal currently pending before the US Court of [...]

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A California federal grand jury indicted Hunter Biden, the son of US President Joe Biden, on Thursday on nine new federal criminal tax charges. The new charges join the two previous charges filed against him in a federal court in Delaware. Biden now faces 11 charges in total—three felonies and eight misdemeanors. The indictment concerns [...]

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The federal judge overseeing former US President Donald Trump’s 2020 election interference case ruled Friday that Trump cannot dismiss the four criminal charges pending against him through a claim of presidential immunity. US District Judge Tanya Chutkan refuted Trump’s claim that, as US president, he enjoyed “absolute immunity from criminal prosecution for actions performed within [...]

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The federal prosecutors pursuing election interference charges against former US President Donald Trump asked a Washington, DC district judge Monday to deny Trump’s motions to dismiss the case. The DC case concerns allegations that Trump engaged in conspiracy to defraud the US government’s election process, as well as conspiracy to obstruct official proceedings and actual [...]

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Hunter Biden sued the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Monday for unlawful disclosure of his tax information and for related violations of the Privacy Act. Biden’s complaint mentioned two IRS agents by name: Gary Shapley and Joseph Ziegler. In June, the House Committee on Ways and Means voted to release transcripts of interviews with Shapley [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton resumed office Saturday after being acquitted on all 16 charges in his impeachment trial. Paxton was impeached by the Texas House of Representatives in May 2023 after allegations that he had made legal decisions specifically to benefit a real-estate developer, Nate Paul, with whom he had personal connections and had [...]

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US Department of Justice (DOJ) Special Counsel David Weiss revealed on Thursday that a federal grand jury indicted President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden on three firearms charges. The charges come almost two months after a federal district judge rejected a plea deal in which Hunter Biden would have avoided federal gun charges in exchange [...]

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US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced Tuesday that he has directed House committees to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. “Over the past several months, House Republicans have uncovered serious and credible allegations into President Biden’s conduct — a culture of corruption,” McCarthy said in a statement released via his professional Twitter/X [...]

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