Political Scandals

Matt Gaetz's Associate Cooperating With Investigators

Matt Gaetz's Associate Cooperating With Investigators

Unnamed sources told The New York Times Joel Greenberg gave information on how he and Gaetz paid women for sex using cash or gifts.

 | Katherine Biek

Rep. Matt Gaetz

House Ethics Committee Investigating Rep. Matt Gaetz

Gaetz denied sexual misconduct allegations and said they've been perpetuated by his political foes.

 | Jay Strubberg

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., walks off the House floor

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Associate, Joel Greenberg, To Plead Guilty

A judge reportedly gave Joel Greenberg until May 15 to enter his plea.

 | Eliana Moreno

Congressman Matt Gaetz

Gaetz Associate May Strike Plea Deal

Former Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg is likely to strike a plea deal, per attorneys. He faces 33 charges, including sex trafficking a child.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump, right, accompanied by Rep. Matt Gaetz,

Report Says Rep. Matt Gaetz Asked Trump For Pardon

Gaetz reportedly wanted a blanket preemptive pardon from the former president near the end of his term.

 | Eliana Moreno

President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden

Ukraine, Drug Addiction Drive New Interview With Pres. Biden's Son

President Biden's son says he did nothing unethical on board of Burisima, is cooperating in federal investigation.

 | Antoinette Miller

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz,

NYT Says Gaetz Investigation Focuses On Payments To Women

The newspaper cites people close to the investigation, as well as a review of text messages and payment receipts.

 | Simon Kaufman

Rep. Matt Gaetz

Rep. Gaetz To Stay On House Committee Amid Sex Investigation

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Gaetz would be removed from his committees only if claims of underage sex are proven.

 | Robin Dich

Rep. Matt Gaetz

Rep. Matt Gaetz Denies Relationship With Underage Girl

The Justice Department is reportedly investigating a former relationship of his and whether he violated sex trafficking laws.

 | Simon Kaufman

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-NY

10th Accuser Comes Forward With Andrew Cuomo Allegations

The latest accuser came forward at a press conference Monday and said the actions took place in her home in 2017.

 | Eliana Moreno

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y.

Republican Rep. Tom Reed Retires After Sexual Assault Accusation

Reed says the incident didn't take place the way the woman claims, but he takes full responsibility.

 | Scripps News Staff

The activists were demanding Cuomo's immediate resignation

New York Lawmakers Launch Impeachment Inquiry

Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces allegations of sexual harassment and questions over the spread of COVID-19 in New York nursing homes.

 | Scripps News Staff

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Cuomo Denies Inappropriate Touching Of Female Aide

A sixth woman has reported harassment by the New York governor.

 | Scripps News Staff

demonstrators rally for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation

Protesters Call For NY Gov. Cuomo to Resign Amid Scandal

Demonstrators marched on Cuomo's New York City office in wake of sexual harassment accusations by three women.

 | Scripps News Staff

President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson

Report Says Former White House Doctor Accused Of Workplace Violations

Jackson worked as the White House doctor from 2013 to 2018 under former Presidents Obama and Trump.

 | Scripps News Staff

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Acknowledges Allegations

Gov. Andrew Cuomo released an apology Sunday after his office initially denied or dismissed the claims.

 | Scripps News Staff

Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder

Judge Mulls Recusal In Flint Water Case Against Ex-Governor

The judge in former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's case thinks he may not be right for the job. He lives in Flint, and is in a class-action lawsuit.

 | James Packard

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Former Aide Accuses New York Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment

Ex-aide Lindsey Boylan says the governor promoted a toxic work environment, kissed her and suggested the two play strip poker.

 | Jay Strubberg

Civil Rights leader Malcolm X

Former NYPD Officer Claims FBI Responsible For Malcolm X's Death

A letter written by a former NYPD officer reveals details about the night Malcolm X was killed.

 | Scripps News Staff

Sen. Ted Cruz R-Texas

United Airlines Investigating Ted Cruz's Leaked Flight Information

United Airlines says policy prevents sharing passenger personal information.

 | Scripps News Staff

Rioters in U.S. Capitol

One Person Dead After Pro-Trump Extremists Storm U.S. Capitol

World leaders have denounced the violence at the Capitol and encourage a peaceful transfer of power.

 | Scripps News Staff

President-elect Joe Biden and his son Hunter.

Hunter Biden Under Federal Investigation For Business Dealings

The Justice Department opened a criminal investigation into the President-elect's son and his business ties in China and elsewhere.

 | Jay Strubberg

A United Airlines 737 MAX 9

Pilots Watch Closely As FAA Lifts Grounding On Embattled 737 Max

Airlines are working to get the 737 Max flying again after the FAA approved fixes to the plane and training for pilots. Will passengers get on board?

 | James Packard

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren

Rochester, New York, Mayor Indicted On Campaign Finance Charges

The indictment accuses Mayor Lovely Warren and two associates of attempting to evade contribution limits.

 | Alex Arger

Then-FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, waits for the start of a House Judiciary Committee joint hearing

Former FBI Agent Strzok Says President Is A National Security Threat

Strzok claims president is willing to accept help from foreign countries for political gain.

 | LeeAnne Lowry

First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump

Did Parts Of The Republican National Convention Violate The Hatch Act?

Critics complained about the president and first lady speaking from the White House grounds. But a federal agency said those speeches are ok.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon Indicted By Federal Prosecutors For Fundraising Scheme

Bannon and other organizers are accused of scheming to keep donor money.

 | LeeAnne Lowry

Former President Donald Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington

Federal Judge Says Outside Parties Can Weigh In on Flynn Case

Federal Judge says outside parties can weigh in on Michael Flynn's criminal case.

 | Meg Hilling

Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni

SCOTUS Throws Out 2 Key Convictions In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

The high court ruled that because their motivation was payback, not personal gain, they did not actually violate federal wire fraud laws.

 | Johannah Grenaway

President Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn

President Trump Considering a Full Pardon of Michael Flynn

The former U.S. National Security Adviser pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI about conversations he had with a Russian ambassador.

 | Gage Jackson