U.S. prosecutors subpoena files given to Capitol attack committee -NYT

An explosion caused by police ammunition is seen as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump riot outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 17 (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors examining the role of former President Donald Trump and his allies in … Read more

U.S. prosecutors should weigh releasing more Trump search details, Bolton says

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department should consider disclosing at least some of the evidence it used to justify the search of former President … Read more

Trump-backed challenger beats Republican Liz Cheney in U.S. midterm primary

JACKSON, Wyo., Aug 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, a fierce Republican critic of Donald Trump who played a leading role in Congress’s inquiry into the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, lost facing a Trump-backed primary. challenger Tuesday. Cheney’s loss to Harriet Hageman marks a significant victory for the former president in his … Read more

Biden signs inflation act, hands pen to Manchin

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law a $430 billion bill billed as the biggest climate package in U.S. history, designed to cut national greenhouse gas emissions greenhouse gases as well as falling prescription drug prices and high inflation. At a White House event, Biden was joined by Democratic … Read more

U.S. Justice Dept opposes revealing evidence supporting search of Trump’s home

WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it opposes the disclosure of the affidavit used by prosecutors to obtain permission from a federal judge to search the home of the former President Donald Trump in Florida, where they seized classified documents. “If released, the affidavit would serve as a road … Read more

Iran must abandon ‘extraneous’ demands in nuclear talks -U.S.

U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price speaks during a news conference in Washington, U.S. March 10, 2022. Manuel Balce Ceneta/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The only way to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is for Tehran to drop its foreign demands, the … Read more

Analysis: Iranian nuclear deal limbo may serve interests of both U.S. and Iran

WASHINGTON/DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Whether or not Tehran and Washington accept a “final” offer from the European Union to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, neither is likely to declare the pact dead as the keeping alive serves the interests of both sides, diplomats, analysts and officials said. Their reasons, however, are radically different. … Read more

Republicans push to see affidavit that justified FBI search of Trump’s home

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Republicans stepped up calls on Sunday for the release of an FBI affidavit showing justification for the seizure of documents from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, as there are reports of increased threats against federal law enforcement. A search warrant issued last week after the unprecedented raid showed that … Read more

FBI, DHS warn U.S. law enforcement of threats after Trump search

An aerial view of former US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home after Trump said FBI agents raided it, in Palm Beach, Florida, US, August 9 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have warned … Read more

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, a security ‘nightmare’ that housed classified documents

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The seizure of classified U.S. government documents at Donald Trump’s sprawling retreat at Mar-a-Lago highlights the lingering national security concerns presented by the former president and the house that it’s dubbed the White House winter, some security experts say. Trump is under federal investigation for possible violations of the Espionage … Read more