‘We Are F**KED’: New Book Reveals How GOP Senators Bailed Out Trump During 1st Impeachment Trial

Republican senators were more deeply involved in orchestrating President Donald Trump’s defense in his first impeachment trial than previously known, according to excerpts from a forthcoming book shared exclusively with HuffPost. In “Unchecked: The Untold Story Behind Congress’ Botched Impeachments of Donald Trump,” due out Oct. 18, Politico’s Rachael Bade and The Washington Post’s Karoun … Read more

Ex-Oath Keeper: Group leader claimed Secret Service contact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes told a member of the extremist group before the 2020 election that he had a contact in the Secret Service, a witness testified Thursday in Rhodes’ Capitol riot trial. John Zimmerman, who was part of the North Carolina chapter, told jurors that Rhodes claimed to have a … Read more

Justice Department Thinks Trump In Possession Of More Government Documents: Reports

The Department of Justice thinks that former President Donald Trump has more classified government documents in his possession and has asked him to return them, according to reports from The New York Times and CNN. Jay I. Bratt, head of counterintelligence operations for the DOJ, informed Trump’s lawyers that he has not yet returned all … Read more

Arizona Fake Elector Kelli Ward Took The Fifth In Jan. 6 Committee Deposition

A lawyer for the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol said Tuesday that Kelli Ward, the chair of Arizona’s Republican Party who posed as a fake elector for former President Donald Trump, refused to answer “substantive” questions when she tested before the panel. “She declined to answer on … Read more

Trump’s Eerie Claim About Washington And Lincoln Sets Twitter Ablaze

Former President Donald Trump made a claim on Wednesday that was wild by even his lofty standards. He said he would’ve not only defeated an undead George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in an election, but would’ve wiped them out in a historic landslide. Speaking at the Hispanic Leadership Conference in Miami, Trump said: “I remember … Read more

Ex-RNC Spokesperson Names GOP Lawmaker He Calls ‘The Worst’

Tim Miller, a former spokesperson for the Republican National Committee, minced no words in naming and shaming the Republican he’s worked with who is just “the worst.” In an interview with Vox this week, Miller slammed Rep. Elise Stefanik (RN.Y.). “She flips on a dime,” he said, noting how in 2018 she went from being … Read more

Opinion: The single-minded goal of Trump-loving Republicans

Editor’s Note: Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio’s daily program “The Dean Obeidallah Show” and a columnist for The Daily Beast. follow him @DeanObeidallah. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN — If the GOP wins control of the House of Representatives … Read more

Musk deal could see Trump back on Twitter by midterms

CNN — Elon Musk’s decision this week to once again move forward with his deal to acquire Twitter could see the return to the platform of former President Donald Trump, once the world’s most influential tweeter. While Trump has previously said he would stay on his own social media platform, Truth Social, rather than return … Read more

Analysis: What’s next for Herschel Walker in the Georgia Senate race?

CNN — In the space of the last 48 hours, the Georgia Senate race was buffeted by two massive stories. First came a Daily Beast report that Walker had paid for a woman’s abortion after the two conceived a child while they were dating in 2009. CNN has not independently verified the allegations and Walker … Read more

Georgia Election Probe Enters New Phase With Search Warrants

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating former President Donald Trump and his allies broke the law trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state is seeking search warrants in the case, a sign that the wide-ranging probe has entered a new phase. The revelation came Monday in a court order filed by … Read more