Hillary Clinton promotes 'But Her Emails' merch after FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago
A day after federal agents conducted a search of the former president's home, the 2016 Democratic nominee responded by promoting merchandise emblazoned with what has become the sardonic response to his many scandals.news.yahoo.com
FBI search at Trump Mar-a-Lago estate one of several probes
The FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate marked a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of the law enforcement scrutiny of the former president, but the Florida operation was just one part of one investigation related to Trump and his time in office.
Ex FBI agent turns self in to face Puerto Rico criminal case
Former FBI agent Mark Rossini, who was indicted in a corruption case against a former Puerto Rico governor, has turned himself into federal authorities in the U.S. territory and declared himself not guilty, according to officialswashingtonpost.com
After Mar-a-Lago search, Fox News, Trump supporters decry ‘abuse’ of power
“Make no mistake,” Fox's Sean Hannity said, “if you are associated with Donald Trump in any way, you better cross all your I’s and dot all your T’s, because they’re coming for you with the full force of the federal government.”washingtonpost.com
Alyssa Farah Griffin says FBI may have ‘handed’ Trump the presidency
Former White House communications director Alyssa Farah Griffin on Tuesday said the FBI’s raid on former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property could be the key to him winning the 2024 presidential election. Griffin, in an appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” said she hoped the investigation is about more than Trump not complying with certain archiving laws…news.yahoo.com
AP Explains: FBI searches Trump's Florida estate
The FBI has searched former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence. That's according to people familiar with the matter. (Aug. 9)news.yahoo.com
Litman: The Mar-a-Lago search could signal the end of another 'long national nightmare'
The FBI's search at Trump's residence constitutes a highly dramatic investigative move against a former president, much more dramatic than anything that occurred during Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal.news.yahoo.com
McCarthy threatens to probe Garland after Trump FBI raid
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) promised on Monday that if Republicans take back the House after November’s midterm elections, he will have them investigate the Department of Justice, singling out Attorney General Merrick Garland to “clear your calendar.” “I’ve seen enough. The Department of Justice has reached an intolerable state of weaponized politicization,” McCarthy…news.yahoo.com
Texas man accused of killing teen daughters hid in secret room to elude arrest, FBI says
Yaser Said is expected to testify at his murder trial this afternoon. Before prosecutors rested their case, FBI agents described how they found the father, who was on their 10 Most Wanted list.news.yahoo.com
Sen. Cruz (R-TX) slams his boot on the table in opposition to FBI guidelines on symbols that indicate extremist groups.
Senator Ted Cruz slammed his boot on the table his boot on the table in opposition to FBI guidelines on symbols that indicate extremist groups. CRUZ: Also included on this is a text that I was particularly struck is the Gonzales Battle Flag – Come and take it – as indicative of being a violent extremist militia. Well, I will self report right now that every day in the Senate, I wear my boots that have the Gonzales battle flag on the back of them.news.yahoo.com
Man accused in plot to kill Kavanaugh eyed other justices, FBI says
Gift Article ShareThe California man accused of plotting to assassinate Brett M. Kavanaugh spoke of killing two more conservative justices in a bid to alter Supreme Court votes for years, according to an FBI affidavit filed this week in court. He has been charged with a single count of attempting to kill a U.S. judge. The affidavit does not name any specific justices Roske is alleged to have considered additionally targeting. Going back to at least a month before his flight, according to the FBI, Roske made incriminating statements over social media and in internet searches. In the recent affidavit, the FBI said Roske “indicated that he believed the justice who he intended to kill would side with Second Amendment decisions that would loosen gun control laws.washingtonpost.com
FBI open to settling claims by gymnasts abused by Nassar
The FBI has reached out to attorneys representing Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and other women who say they were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar to begin settlement talks in the $1 billion claim they brought against the federal government.
St. Augustine man sentenced to 20 years for attempting to support the Islamic State
A St. Augustine man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also known as ISIS, according to a news release from the Department of Justice.
No threat detected after ‘white powder letter’ at FBI Jacksonville office undergoes testing
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Jacksonville Fire Rescue and Department were called Friday to the FBI Jacksonville Field Office on the Southside “to assist in processing a white powder letter,” according to the FBI. Testing was done, and preliminary results showed that “no biological threat was detected,” the federal agency said.
Defense: Notes back claim Clinton lawyer didn't lie to FBI
Defense lawyers for a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer charged with lying to the FBI during the Trump-Russia probe have shown jurors handwritten notes aimed at undercutting allegations that he misled the federal government about his legal work.
Incident reports released on suspicious letters sent to State Attorney’s Office, Duval County Courthouse
News4JAX on Friday obtained the incident reports on suspicious letters that were sent to the Fourth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office and the Duval County Courthouse in downtown Jacksonville this week.
Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe
The star prosecution witness in the trial of a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer charged with lying to the FBI says he was “100%” confident that the attorney told him he was not acting on behalf of a particular client when he presented information meant to cast suspicions on Donald Trump and possible connections to Russia.
Hazmat team called to Duval County Courthouse, day after suspicious letters sent to state attorney’s office
The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department called its hazmat team in Wednesday to the Duval County Courthouse — just a day after authorities were called to investigate letters sent to the Fourth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office that contained a suspicious substance.
Clinton campaign lawyer sought to 'use' FBI, prosecutor says
A prosecutor says a lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign who is charged with lying to the FBI early in the Trump-Russia probe sought to “use and manipulate” federal law enforcement to create an “October surprise” in the final weeks of the presidential race.
Former JSO dispatcher pleads guilty to taking child sex abuse photos: feds
A former Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office emergency dispatcher pleaded guilty to two counts of producing photos and a video depicting himself while he sexually abused two young children, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida said Monday.
Judge won't jail men accused of impersonating federal agents
A federal judge has denied the government’s request to detain two men accused of posing as federal Homeland Security agents, tricking actual U.S. Secret Service officers and offering them free gifts and apartments at a luxury apartment building in Washington.
US: Man impersonated agent, claimed ties to Pakistani intel
Federal prosecutors say one of two men accused of impersonating federal agents and giving actual Secret Service agents gifts and free apartments in Washington has claimed to have ties to Pakistani intelligence and had visas showing travel to Pakistan and Iran.