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

The FBI released its crime report for 2021 – but it tells us less about the overall state of crime in the US than ever

CNN — The FBI just released its 2021 Crime in the Nation Report, which is typically the most comprehensive snapshot of crime in the United States. But only 63% of the nation’s more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies submitted data for 2021 — the lowest level of participation the FBI has reported since at least … Read more

Trump won’t have to back up claims about FBI planting evidence in court after judge rejects part of special master’s plan

CNN — Former President Donald Trump got another boost in his bid to challenge the FBI search of his Florida home, with US District Judge Aileen Cannon reshaping the plan put forward by the special master she appointed to review the materials seized at Mar-a-Lago last month . Cannon nixed several aspects of the plan … Read more

DOJ declares seized Mar-a-Lago materials list full and accurate despite Trump’s claims of planted evidence

CNN — The Justice Department submitted, as part of the special master review of the Mar-a-Lago search, a slightly revised inventory of the materials seized in the search, along with an FBI affidavit indicating that the new inventory fully reflects what was taken. The special master, Judge Raymond Dearie, had requested that the Justice Department … Read more

Mar-a-Lago special master orders Trump team to back up any claims of FBI ‘planting’ evidence

CNN — The special master overseeing the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation has ordered former President Donald Trump’s lawyers to back up out-of-court assertions that the FBI may have planted evidence at the property during their search last month. Judge Raymond Dearie, the court-appointed special master, said in a filing Thursday that Trump’s team needs to submit … Read more