Attorneys for the Florida congressman said Justice Department officials informed them that they have concluded their investigation. Gaetz has denied wrongdoing.
Author: Devlin Barrett
How Jack Smith charged Kosovo’s president and blew up a Trump meeting
Special counsel Jack Smith’s Kosovo war crimes investigation at The Hague ended up canceling a meeting for President Donald Trump and sending leakers to prison.
Second Biden search yields additional classified documents
Additional efforts by Biden legal team found more secret papers, according to a person familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Skepticism before a search: Inside the Trump Mar-a-Lago documents investigation
How Justice Department and FBI leaders decided they had to search Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, and the steps they took to try to minimize legal risk and avoid mistakes.
Trump’s committee paying for lawyers of key Mar-a-Lago witnesses
The payments are legal, and a defense lawyer for the witnesses says they are not problematic. But some outside legal experts say they could pose a conflict.
From Europe, Trump special counsel takes over Mar-a-Lago, Jan. 6 probes
Prosecutor Jack Smith must assemble a team, find office space and catch up on the long-running, high-stakes cases involving former president Donald Trump.
A Trump 2024 bid for president won’t stop Justice Dept. criminal probes
Some legal experts say it’s too late to appoint a special counsel to take over investigations of Donald Trump, even if he announces a 2024 presidential bid.
Investigators see ego, not money, as Trump’s motive on classified papers
A review by federal agents and prosecutors found no clear business interest in former president Donald Trump’s decision to keep classified documents at Mar-a-Lago, people familiar with the matter said.
Top national-security prosecutor joins Trump Mar-a-Lago investigation
David Raskin joins the case as outside national-security experts say prosecutors have amassed evidence that meets some key criteria for charging Donald Trump.
Justice Dept. issues rules for leak investigations
Attorney General Merrick Garland formalizes his decision to not subpoena reporters’ phone records except in very rare cases.