Political Scandals

Former President Donald Trump.

Trump Calls For 'Termination' Of Rules In U.S. Constitution

Donald Trump's comment is now putting some self-proclaimed constitutional conservatives in the hot seat over their support for him.

 | Kellan Howell

Former President Donald Trump.

Prosecutor: Evidence Shows Trump 'Explicitly' OK'd Tax Fraud

Former President Donald Trump has denied knowing that Weisselberg and other executives were dodging taxes.

 | AP

Former U.S. President Donald Trump.

Treasury Making Trump Taxes Available To House Committee

Donald Trump had refused to release his tax returns during his 2016 presidential campaign or his four years in the White House.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Members of the Oath Keepers on Jan. 6

Oath Keepers' Stewart Rhodes Guilty Of Seditious Conspiracy

The rarely used, Civil War-era charge of seditious conspiracy calls for up to 20 years behind bars.

 | AP and Maura Sirianni and Scripps News Staff

Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks on the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol

What To Expect As Jan. 6 Committee Wraps Up Its Work

Regardless of when the committee finishes its investigation, at least one probe into the former president's role on Jan. 6 will remain ongoing.

 | Nathaniel Reed

A video of President Trump's motorcade leaving the January 6th rally on the Ellipse is displayed during Jan. 6 hearing.

Jan. 6 House Committee Heads Toward Final Report Before Next Congress

A push to finish the report comes as Trump's Twitter is restored. Old tweets re-populated, including those that became important to the investigation.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

An artist sketch depicts the trial of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes.

Feds: Oath Keepers Sought 'Violent Overthrow' Of Government

A federal prosecutor told jurors Friday Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was preparing to lead rebellion to keep Joe Biden out of the White House.

 | AP

Attorney General Merrick Garland.

Garland Names Special Counsel To Lead Trump-Related Probes

A senior Justice Department official disclosed the appointment on Friday but did not reveal the identity of the special counsel.

 | AP

Former President Donald Trump is shown.

Former Pres. Trump Files Lawsuit To Avoid Jan. 6 Committee Subpoena

In the lawsuit, Trump's lawyers say the subpoena was an infringement of the former president's First Amendment rights.

 | AP

San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins, whose office has charged David DePape in the attack on Paul Pelosi, speaks.

Paul Pelosi's Attacker Was On A Suicide Mission, Says Court Filing

David DePape appeared in court for the first time Tuesday. His defense said they would conduct a full investigation and look into his mental health.

 | James Packard

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and her husband, Paul Pelosi, are shown.

Police: Pelosi Suspect Wanted To Break Speaker's Knees

David DePape has been charged with two federal crimes and is also facing state criminal charges.

 | AP

Herschel Walker.

Herschel Walker Faces Abortion Allegation From 2nd Accuser

The second round of abortion allegations against Walker returned the issue to the forefront of the campaign in the final two weeks before elections.

 | AP and Maura Sirianni

Hope Hicks

Jan. 6 Panel Interviews Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks

The interview comes as the investigation is winding down and as the panel has subpoenaed Trump for an interview in the coming weeks.

 | AP

Vice Chair Liz Cheney.

Cheney: Jan. 6 Committee Won't Let Trump's Testimony Become 'A Circus'

The committee took the extraordinary step of subpoenaing the former president on Friday. It's unclear if Trump will comply with the subpoena.

 | Kellan Howell

Sen. Lindsey Graham.

Appeals Court: Lindsey Graham Must Testify In Georgia Election Probe

Graham had challenged his subpoena, saying his position as a U.S. senator protected him from having to testify in the state investigation.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Downtown Richmond, Vermont.

Worker Who Quietly Lowered Town's Fluoride For Years Resigns

Richmond, Vermont's water superintendent resigned after admitting that fluoride levels have not been in the recommended range for over a decade.

 | AP

Los Angeles City Council member Kevin de Leon.

Los Angeles Councilman De Leon Says He Will Not Resign Amid Uproar

De Leon called the comments in the private meeting "horrible" but said he will not resign "because there is a lot of work ahead."

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Steve Bannon.

Justice Department Recommends 6-Month Sentence For Steve Bannon

Bannon is set to be sentenced Friday on two counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with the House committee investigating Jan. 6.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A tweet from then-President Donald Trump is displayed at a House select committee meeting.

Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Trump In Potential Final Public Meeting

The vote for Trump's testimony comes as the panel produces new evidence of Trump's state of mind as he refused to concede his loss to Joe Biden.

 | Nathaniel Reed

Former U.S. President Donald Trump.

Trump Angrily Lashes Out After His Deposition Is Ordered

Trump has repeatedly tried to delay the collection of evidence in a defamation lawsuit lodged by a writer who says he raped her in the mid-1990s.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Members of the Oath Keepers on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol.

Oath Keepers Jury Hears About Massive Weapons Cache On Jan. 6

Terry Cummings showed jurors a weapon he contributed to a so-called quick reaction force. The finding is a key piece of the Justice Department's case.

 | AP

Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez at podium.

Los Angeles City Council President Resigns After Leaked Racist Audio

Nury Martinez stepped down from the presidency but still remains on the City Council, amid calls for her removal.

 | James Packard

President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden.

Report: DOJ Weighing Charges For Hunter Biden's Alleged Tax Crimes

A Washington Post report says federal agents believe they have "sufficient evidence" to charge Pres. Biden's son with tax crimes and false statements.

 | Scripps News Staff

Former President Donald Trump

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Intervene In Mar-a-Lago Dispute

Trump's lawyers said in their application to the Supreme Court that it was essential for the special master to have access to classified records.

 | AP and Maura Sirianni and Scripps News Staff

The U.S. Department of Justice.

Fugitive In Massive Navy Bribery Case Caught In Venezuela

Leonard Glenn Francis pleaded guilty in 2015 to bribing military officials so his company could overcharge the U.S. Navy for servicing ships.

 | AP

Former President Donald Trump

Trump Docs Probe: Court Lifts Hold On Mar-A-Lago Records

The ruling means the Justice Department will immediately regain access to the classified documents seized from Trump's Florida estate.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Donald Trump, right, sits with his children, from left, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump.

New York Attorney General Sues Donald Trump And His Company

Trump's three eldest children were also named as defendants, along with two longtime company executives.

 | AP and Bianca Facchinei and Haley Bull

Donald Trump's attorneys Evan Corcoran and James Trusty

Arbiter In Trump Docs Probe Signals Intent To Move Quickly

“We're going to proceed with what I call responsible dispatch," Raymond Dearie, a veteran Brooklyn judge, told lawyers.

 | AP


Veteran NY Judge Named As Arbiter In Trump Mar-a-Lago Probe

The judge granted the newly named special master, Raymond Dearie, access to the entire tranche of documents seized from Mar-a-Lago.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A recorded statement of President Donald Trump.

What's Left As Jan. 6 Panel Sprints To Year-End Finish

The House Jan. 6 committee is coming close to a final report, but lawmakers say there is more to come than what's already come to light.

 | AP and Maura Sirianni