Hunter Biden investigation: Federal prosecutors weighing charges on two fronts

CNN — Federal prosecutors believe they could charge Hunter Biden with tax crimes and a false statement but a final decision still has not yet been made by the US attorney in Delaware, according to sources familiar with the matter. The case against Biden narrowed earlier this year, and was a matter of discussion in … Read more

Federal prosecutors weighing charges on two fronts in Hunter Biden investigation

CNN — Federal prosecutors believe they could charge Hunter Biden with tax crimes and a false statement but a final decision still has not yet been made by the US attorney in Delaware, according to sources familiar with the matter. The case against Biden narrowed earlier this year, and was a matter of discussion in … 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

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

Supreme Court leaves ban on bump stocks in place — again

CNN — The Supreme Court declined Monday to consider the latest challenge to a federal ban on bump stocks, keeping in place the prohibition on devices that essentially allow shooters to fire semiautomatic rifles continuously with one pull of the trigger. By declining to grant an appeal, the justices not only avoided taking up a … Read more

National Archives says it still doesn’t have all Trump White House records

CNN — The National Archives has told the House Oversight Committee that certain presidential records from the Trump administration remain outstanding, citing information that some White House staff used non-official electronic systems to conduct official business. In a Friday letter to the panel’s chairwoman, New York Democrat Carolyn Maloney, the National Archives and Records Administration, … Read more

Get up to speed on Trump’s strategy: delay delay delay

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — While a lot of us have been entertained by weather events (Ian) and world events (Russia) there were multiple developments on multiple fronts where it concerns former President Donald Trump this … Read more

DOJ asks court to speed up appeal of special master review in Mar-a-Lago case

CNN — The Justice Department has asked a federal appeallate court to speed up its schedule for weighing the department’s appeal of a judge’s order requiring a special master to review classified documents from Mar-a-Lago. In the expedition request filed to the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, the DOJ proposed a briefing … 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