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Jan. 6 panel puts Garland in ‘precarious’ spot, ups pressure

Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol are increasingly going public with critical statements, court filings and more to deliver a blunt message to Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice. President Donald Trump and his allies likely committed crimes, they say. And it’s up to you to do something about

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Supreme Court allows Jan. 6 committee to get Trump documents

In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. The justices on Wednesday rejected a bid by Trump to withhold the documents from the committee until the issue is finally resolved by the courts. Trump’s lawyers

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Hannity, Fox face ethical issues over Trump text revelations

For years, Sean Hannity has skirted ethical boundaries with his role on a television network with “news” in its name. Yet it’s never been as stark as now, with the committee investigating last year’s Capitol insurrection seeking his testimony. The Jan. 6 select committee has revealed a series of texts where Hannity privately advised former

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Jan. 6 panel subpoenas 6 more Trump associates in probe

Photo: Jason Miller Further expanding its probe, the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas to six additional associates of former President Donald Trump who were closely involved in his efforts to overturn his defeat in the 2020 election. The committee’s chairman, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, said in a statement

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Trump files lawsuit to keep Jan. 6 documents from Congress

Former President Donald Trump on Monday sought to block the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection to a House committee investigating the attack, challenging President Joe Biden’s initial decision to waive executive privilege. In a federal lawsuit, Trump said the committee’s August request was “almost limitless in scope,” and sought many

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Trump’s not going away — and neither is investigator Schiff

Nearly a year out of the White House, Donald Trump continues to circle the Republican Party, commanding attention and influence as he ponders another run for the presidency. And still circling Trump is Rep. Adam Schiff. Schiff, the Intelligence Committee chairman who rose to national prominence probing Russian election interference and leading the first Trump

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