Political Scandals

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

Las Vegas, Nevada, Clark County Public Administrator Robert Telles.

Politician Accused Of Killing Las Vegas Journalist Appears In Court

County Public Administrator Robert Telles has been ordered to remain jailed without bail pending arraignment on a murder charge.

 | Sean DeLancey and AP

Pages from the FBI's Mar-a-Lago affidavit are photographed.

Affidavit Details Classified Documents Found In Mar-a-Lago Search

Though redactions cover about half of the filing, information shown reveals a "significant number of civilian witnesses" gave information.

 | Nathaniel Reed

Former U.S. President Donald Trump.

Justice Dept. Releases Redacted Mar-A-Lago Search Affidavit

A "preliminary triage" of the documents revealed "184 unique documents bearing classification markings," according to the affidavit.

 | AP and Nathaniel Reed

Hillary Clinton

Clinton Campaign, DNC Fined For Misreporting Steele Dossier Payments

The Clinton campaign agreed to a civil penalty of $8,000 and the DNC $105,000 for payments made to conduct research on Donald Trump's ties to Russia.

 | AP

Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew Stripped Of Military Affiliations

The prince is currently embroiled in a sexual assault lawsuit filed by a woman who claims he abused her when she was 17 years old.

 | AP

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Misdemeanor Sex Crime Complaint Filed Against Former Gov. Cuomo

An Albany County Sheriff's Office investigator has filed a complaint against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accusing him of forcible touching.

 | AP

Former White House national security aide Fiona Hill testifies during a public impeachment hearing of then-President Trump

Interview: Fiona Hill on Political Division, Former President Trump

"They thought that he was going to cut through these flawed political groupings," said Fiona Hill on the mindset of voters for former President Trump.

 | Chance Seales

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Exits, Hochul To Take Office Minus 'Distractions'

Cuomo was set to end his term at 11:59 p.m.

 | AP

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

New York Assembly Suspends Cuomo Impeachment Investigation

Following Cuomo's resignation, speaker of the Assembly Judiciary Committee said it can't impeach an elected official who is no longer in office.

 | AP

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul gives a news conference at the state Capitol

Hochul Says She'll Run For Governor After Finishing Cuomo's Term

Cuomo announced Tuesday that he would resign rather than face a likely impeachment trial.

 | AP and Lauren Stephenson

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at New York's Yankee Stadium, Monday, July 26, 2021.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Resigns

Cuomo still faces the possibility of criminal charges, with a number of prosecutors around the state moving to investigate him.

 | AP

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Accuser Files Criminal Complaint Against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The woman claims Gov. Cuomo groped her breast.

 | AP and Kamil Zawadzki

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Impeachment Inquiry Into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Nears Completion

The panel conducting the inquiry gave him until August 13 to submit evidence in his defense.

 | AP and Jay Strubberg

Former President Donald Trump

Trump Organization Lawyers To Meet With Prosecutors

Prosecutors have been scrutinizing Trump’s tax records, subpoenaing documents and interviewing witnesses, including Trump insiders and company execs.

 | Robin Dich

Rudy Giuliani speaks at a hearing of the Pennsylvania State Senate Majority Policy Committee in Gettysburg, PA in Nov. 2020.

New York Appeals Court Suspends Rudy Giuliani From Practicing Law

The ruling, signed Thursday, will prevent Giuliani from representing clients as a lawyer.

 | AP

The Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

DOJ Investigating Trump Data Seizures

It's not clear why the Trump administration was investigating a sitting White House counsel.

 | AP

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff

Trump DOJ Seized Data From House Democrats

The DOJ used a grand jury to subpoena Apple for the data.

 | Simon Kaufman and AP

E. Jean Carroll talks to reporters outside a courthouse in New York.

Justice Department To Defend Trump Rape Case

The Justice Department is carrying on an effort that began under former U.S. Attorney General William Barr while Trump was still in office.

 | Simon Kaufman and AP

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.

Rep. Matt Gaetz Faces Possible Obstruction Of Justice Charge

Rep. Matt Gaetz is under a federal sex-trafficking investigation.

 | Eliana Moreno

Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Reporters: I Didn't Do Anything Wrong

New York's governor spoke to journalists for the first time in months.

 | Robin Dich