5 Things to Know About Special Counsel Investigating Classified Documents Held by Biden

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a veteran federal prosecutor to investigate whether any laws were broken when President Joe Biden held on to classified documents from his eight years as vice president. Robert K. Hur, the new special counsel, isn’t as widely known as past special prosecutors appointed to investigate presidents, among them former FBI […]

White House, DOJ Agreed to Hide Classified Document Scandal

The White House and Justice Department (DOJ) reportedly agreed to hide President Joe Biden’s classified document scandal from the American people until it leaked to the press, despite their repeated claims of transparency. Not only did the White House and DOJ try to obscure the scandal from public view, but they also refused to divulge […]

Jack Smith seeks gag order in Donald Trump classified documents case

Special Counsel Jack Smith Friday submission They asked the judge over former President Trump’s classified documents case to block him from speaking about the case in a way that could put law enforcement officers at risk. In his petition, Smith asked the court to impose conditions barring Trump from making public statements that “may pose […]

Judge Cannon holds hearing in Trump classified docs case amid postponed trial

Federal District Judge Eileen Cannon held a public hearing. Wednesday in a classified documents lawsuit against former President Donald Trump. President Trump faces 40 felony charges for allegedly exfiltrating classified documents and obstructing federal efforts to recover those records. According to the superseding indictment, the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized “102 documents bearing classification marks” […]

Additional classified records found in Trump’s bedroom after Mar-a-Lago search

Additional classified documents were discovered in the bedroom of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago vacation home after the FBI searched his Florida mansion, according to court records filed Tuesday. As President Trump is asking a judge to drop the indictment for prosecutorial misconduct, the details are buried in filings arising from a separate legal battle, with […]

Trump Motions To Dismiss Classified Docs Case Based On ‘Unconstitutional’ Mar-A-Lago Raid, ‘Prosecutorial Misconduct’

Former President Donald Trump’s attorneys alleged in filings docketed Tuesday that prosecutors in the classified documents case violated his constitutional rights on several occasions. Trump’s attorneys filed multiple motions to dismiss his classified documents case, including one for “prosecutorial misconduct and due process violations” and another based on the “unconstitutional” Mar-a-Lago raid. In their filing […]

Biden asserts executive privilege for recordings in Robert Hur classified documents probe

The White House claimed executive privilege over audio and video recordings related to Special Counsel Robert Hur’s meeting with President Biden. Deputy Attorney General Carlos Uriarte said: “To inform you that the President is claiming executive privilege over the requested audio recordings and is also asserting protection over the remaining materials in response to the […]