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Trump Lawyers Reportedly Get Bad News in Meeting

NBC says Jack Smith's office tells them to expect an indictment, though Trump disputes that

(Newser) - Lawyers for Donald Trump met with prosecutors from the office of special counsel Jack Smith on Thursday, but NBC News reports they will not have good news to deliver to the former president. His attorneys were told to expect an indictment over Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election,...

Trump Asks Congress for Help: 'They Keep Coming After Me'

With Jan. 6 indictment looming, former president demands yet another investigation

(Newser) - Former President Trump is asking Congress to intervene as he faces an indictment over alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 election results. "Congress, if you will, please investigate the political witch hunts against me currently being brought by the corrupt DOJ and FBI, who are totally out of control,...

Trump Has a Trial Date in Classified Documents Case

Judge sets trial for May 2024

(Newser) - A federal judge in Florida has scheduled a trial date for next May for former President Trump in a case charging him with illegally retaining hundreds of classified documents, reports the AP . The May 20, 2024, trial date, set Friday by US District Judge Aileen Cannon, is a compromise between...

Highlights From Trump's Unsealed Indictment

He allegedly shared a military 'plan of attack' against Iran, as well as a classified map

(Newser) - Donald Trump faces 37 counts related to the mishandling of classified documents , according to the indictment unsealed Friday. The charges include counts of retaining classified information, obstructing justice, and making false statements, among other crimes, per the AP . Some early highlights:
  • The indictment says Trump illegally kept documents regarding “

In Mar-a-Lago Case, One New Indictment and 2 Ex-Lawyers
Trump Valet
Also Gets

Trump Valet Also Gets Indicted

Aide Walt Nauta allegedly moved boxes of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago

(Newser) - A second person has been indicted alongside former President Donald Trump in the Mar-a-Lago classified documents case, with Trump himself announcing it. That individual is Walt Nauta, described by Axios as being "Trump's personal aide and a military valet in the White House." Trump wrote on his...

Details of Charges Against Trump Trickle Out

He faces 7 counts, including one charge under the Espionage Act

(Newser) - Former President Trump was indicted on seven counts related to the probe into his handling of classified documents, his attorney confirmed. Trump is facing one charge under the Espionage Act, plus charges including obstruction of justice, destruction or falsification of records, conspiracy, and false statements, CNN reports. Trump himself weighed...

2 Views on the Case Against Trump
2 Views on the
Case Against Trump

2 Views on the Case Against Trump

For some, it's 'weaker' than expected. For others, it's 'more significant'

(Newser) - We finally have a look at the New York case against former President Trump and "there are few surprises, except perhaps astonishment that Mr. Bragg's case looks even weaker than we expected," writes the Wall Street Journal editorial board, which is left asking, "Where is the...

Trump Flies to NYC to Face Charges
Trump Flies to NYC
to Face Charges

Trump Flies to NYC to Face Charges

Supporters lined the route as he traveled to airport from Mar-a-Lago

(Newser) - With New York City braced for his arrival , Donald Trump flew to the city from Palm Beach International Airport Monday. The former president, who is due to be arraigned in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday, shared video and images of well-wishers lining the way to the airport from his Mar-a-Lago estate....

New York City Braces for Trump's Arrival

Former POTUS will spend night at Trump Tower before Tuesday arraignment

(Newser) - With former President Trump expected to arrive at his New York City abode in Trump Tower sometime Monday, the day before he is scheduled to be arraigned in a Manhattan courtroom, the city is preparing for potential mayhem. There are expected to be both protests and celebrations, a massive media...

What the Left and Right Are Saying About Trump
Trump Indictment May Be
Pandora's Box

Trump Indictment May Be Pandora's Box

'Wall Street Journal' editorial board is worried about the precedent

(Newser) - We know former President Trump has been indicted , though we don't know the exact charges just yet. Still, the unprecedented move to indict a former president has given political observers across the political spectrum plenty to consider:
  • Worth the worry: Columnist Nicholas Kristof is worried that a failed prosecution

Graham to Trump Devotees: 'You Need to Help This Man'

After indictment news, senator makes emotional plea for Trump fans to 'fight this bull----' with cash

(Newser) - On Thursday, there was plenty of reaction circulating on the indictment of former President Trump , including emotional responses from his two oldest sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump . That same evening, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina also gave an impassioned speech in support of the former president,...

Late Night on Trump Indictment: 'Arrested Developer'

'For the first time in 7 years, Melania is smiling at Mar-a-Lago'

(Newser) - Stephen Colbert seems to have ignored Rep. Eric Swalwell's call for Americans to not " celebrate nor destroy " over former President Trump's indictment by a New York grand jury. The news was clearly "worth celebrating" for the Late Show host, who opened his show on Thursday...

Report: Trump Was 'Blindsided' by Indictment

Sources say former president, aides thought it was weeks away

(Newser) - The timing of Thursday evening's historic indictment of former President Trump came as a surprise to him and his aides, insiders say—but there was a plan already in place. Sources tell the New York Times that the Trump team was caught off guard because they expected the indictment...

No, This Indictment Is Not Going to Kill Trump's Campaign

And more of the coverage swirling around the former president's indictment

(Newser) - First of all, let's get the obvious question out of the way: No, the indictment of former President Trump does not bar him from running for his old job. In fact, even a conviction likely wouldn't put the kibosh on his presidential campaign. "There are actually not...

Trump Grand Jury Hears From Former Enquirer Publisher, Again

Panel's timeline remains unclear

(Newser) - As it remains unclear when a potential former President Trump indictment might be voted on by the Manhattan grand jury investigating hush money payments to two women in Trump's orbit during the 2016 presidential campaign, the panel heard from a key witness for a second time. David Pecker, a...

In the Mail for Alvin Bragg: Death Threat, White Powder

Substance on note to DA investigating former President Donald Trump found to be not dangerous

(Newser) - The FBI and NYPD have launched a probe after a death threat was mailed to Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan district attorney investigating former President Donald Trump, via a letter that came Friday with a small amount of white powder. "ALVIN: I AM GOING TO KILL YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!" the letter...

Trump Predicts 'Death & Destruction' Over Possible Charges

Truth Social post early Friday raises possibility of violence should he be indicted

(Newser) - As a possible indictment against Donald Trump continues to loom , the former president doesn't seem to be getting much sleep. The New York Times reports that Trump was up past midnight and into Friday morning, commenting on his Truth Social platform about the case against him in New York...

Report: Trump Won&#39;t Be Indicted Today
No Trump Indictment
Expected Thursday

No Trump Indictment Expected Thursday

Manhattan grand jury is back in session but reportedly considering a different case

(Newser) - It appears that Donald Trump won't be making historic headlines Thursday. Multiple outlets, including NBC News , Fox News , and the Wall Street Journal , report that no indictment in his hush-money case is coming on Thursday. The Manhattan grand jury handling the case is back in session but reportedly considering...

Trump Reportedly Hoping for Public Arrest
Tucker Carlson
to Biden: You
Have to Stop
an Indictment
the rundown

Tucker Carlson to Biden: You Have to Stop an Indictment

Ahead of potential indictment, Trump is reportedly hoping for a perp walk

(Newser) - Is Wednesday the day? The political world awaits a potential indictment of Donald Trump, one that would make him the first sitting or former president to face criminal charges. Trump himself said he expected a Manhattan grand jury to indict him this week on charges related to hush money paid...

Trump Indictment Expected Soon: Sources

NYPD, Secret Service planning for what will happen if one is handed down

(Newser) - The New York grand jury investigating Donald Trump's "hush money" payment to Stormy Daniels did not hand down an indictment Monday, but one is expected soon, three sources tell Politico . The grand jury next convenes Wednesday. In anticipation of the expected indictment, officials from the NYPD, the Secret...

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