The hearing by the House committee investigating the Capitol attack showed how President Donald J. Trump and his allies applied pressure to state officials to overturn the election results.
Author: Michael S. Schmidt
Trump Officials Failed to Provide Accounting of Foreign Gifts
The State Department could not compile a list of gifts for 2020, making it difficult to determine whether officials did anything improper.
Biden Rejects Trump’s Claim of Privilege for White House Visitor Logs
The president informed the National Archives that it should turn over the logs sought by the Jan. 6 committee within 15 days.
Alexander Vindman Sues Trump Allies, Alleging Retaliation
The former Army colonel, who worked on the National Security Council, said in a lawsuit that Donald Trump Jr. and others carried out a campaign of intimidation against him.
Why Judge J. Michelle Childs is Another Favorite to Replace Breyer
Representative James E. Clyburn, Democrat of South Carolina, supports a little-known federal judge in his home state: J. Michelle Childs.
Top Jan. 6 Investigator Fired From Post at the University of Virginia
Democrats in Virginia denounced the action as a partisan move aimed at helping former President Donald J. Trump undercut the investigation of the Capitol riot.
Judge Appoints Special Master to Review Material Seized From Project Veritas
The group had sought the action to protect material covered by attorney-client privilege and what it said were its First Amendment rights.
State Dept. Report on Missing Gifts Finds Poor Oversight
The gift vault was “in a state of disarray,” and tens of thousands of dollars of items remain unaccounted for, including a $5,800 bottle of whiskey.
White Tiger and Cheetah Furs: A Mess of Trump Gift Exchanges
Gift exchanges between U.S. and foreign leaders, a highly regulated process, devolved into sometimes risible shambles during the Trump administration.