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Insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Dec 1, 2023

Lawsuits against Trump over Jan. 6 riot can move forward, appeals court rules

WASHINGTON — Lawsuits against Donald Trump over the U.S. Capitol riot can move forward, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, rejecting the former president’s bid to dismiss the cases accusing him of inciting the violent mob on Jan. 6, 2021. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit court knocked down Trump’s sweeping […]

Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
Jan 9, 2023

Georgia special grand jury finishes probe of 2020 election

The special grand jury in Atlanta that has been investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies committed any crimes while trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia has finished its work.

Jul 7, 2022

In Md., GOP governor’s primary sometimes seems like it’s Hogan versus Trump

A week before the start of early voting, Maryland Republican gubernatorial hopeful Kelly Schulz was looking for a knockout blow in her race against primary foe Dan Cox. A television ad paid for by Democrats highlighting Cox’s connection to President Donald J. Trump seemed the perfect cudgel for the former head of a state agency […]

Attorney Sidney Powell speaks during a rally on Dec. 2, 2020, in Alpharetta, Georgia. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Aug 26, 2021

Lawyers allied with Trump penalized over Michigan lawsuit

DETROIT — Nine lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump face financial penalties and other sanctions after a judge Wednesday said they had abused the court system with a lawsuit that challenged Michigan’s election results in favor of Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Linda Parker said the lawsuit last fall was a sham intended to […]

Jun 2, 2021

National Enquirer owner fined for illegal Trump campaign aid

A federal election watchdog fined the publisher of the National Enquirer $187,500 for squelching the story of a former Playboy model who claimed she’d had an affair with former President Donald Trump. The Federal Election Commission fined A360 Media, formerly known as American Media, for paying Karen McDougal $150,000 in August 2016, saying the payment […]

Oct 11, 2019

Hogan affirms support for Trump impeachment inquiry

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has shared his support for a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying at one point that the allegations are “troubling and disturbing.” The governor’s series of comments this week come after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced last month a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump after a whistleblower complaint […]

Feb 28, 2019

Analysis: Cohen hearing stokes talk of impeachment

WASHINGTON — Michael Cohen’s testimony is just the beginning of what Democrats in Congress see as long days ahead providing checks and balances on the Oval Office. As hearings and investigations unfold, Democrats, particularly those running for the White House, may be speeding toward a moment when they have no choice but to consider the […]

Baltimore City Hall
Jan 17, 2019

Judge rejects shutdown as reason to stay Baltimore immigration lawsuit

A federal judge declined to stay Baltimore’s lawsuit over changes to immigration rules, finding the “potential harm” alleged by the city justified keeping the case active despite the partial government shutdown that has left the government’s lawyers without funding. It was the second time in less than a month that a federal judge has denied […]

“For all of the attention that’s paid to the risk to judges and others in criminal cases, it’s so important to remind everybody that it is these emotional-laden cases involving families and children (that pose the most danger,” says Andre M. Davis, a retired federal and Maryland state judge. (The Daily Record/File Photo)
Nov 28, 2018

Baltimore sues Trump administration over visa application changes

Baltimore’s immigrant community is more reticent to use non-cash benefits like free school lunches and public health vaccinations because of a change the U.S. Department of State made in processing visa applications, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. The city filed suit against the Trump administration in U.S. District Court alleging an amendment to the Foreign […]

Nov 16, 2018

Judge: White House must return CNN’s Jim Acosta’s credential

WASHINGTON — A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, saying Acosta suffered “irreparable harm” from the decision to bar him. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, announced his decision following a hearing. The judge […]

Oct 4, 2018

Trump family tax report tests new IRS chief on 2nd day in office

Charles Rettig was barely 24 hours into his new job as President Donald Trump's hand-picked chief tax official when a bombshell news report hit, alleging shady tax dealings by Trump and his family roughly 20 years ago.

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