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|The ex-President's huge war chest was built on calls for cash from supporters who bought into his delusional lie that the election was stolen
Donald Trump now has a $100 million weapon to wield against US democracy.
POSTED AUGUST 02, 2021 5:18 AM
|Donald Trump's political organization builds war chest topping $100 million
Donald Trump's political organization entered July with nearly $102 million in cash reserves -- an unprecedented war chest at this stage in the election cycle for a former president, according to new figures.
POSTED AUGUST 01, 2021 1:35 PM
|Analysis: Trump commands historic attention for an ex-President. That may hurt the GOP.
A sitting president of the United States is usually the person who drives political conversation. Former presidents tend to be an afterthought.
POSTED JULY 31, 2021 5:19 PM
|Trump to DOJ last December: 'Just say that the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me'
Former President Donald Trump pressured acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen to declare that the election was corrupt in an attempt to help Republican members of Congress try to overturn the election result, according to notes of a December 2020 call Trump held with Rosen and acting deputy attorney general Richard Donoghue.
POSTED JULY 31, 2021 4:41 PM
|Opinion: January 6 rioters followed Trump's blueprint
When Congressman Mo Brooks attended Donald Trump's "Save America Rally" at the Ellipse Wednesday, January 6 -- the day Trump loyalists attacked the US Capitol and tried to overturn the 2020 election -- the Alabama Republican's big punchline was, "Today is the day American patriots start taking down names and kicking ass." Faced, now, with a lawsuit alleging that he incited the violence that ensued, Brooks claimed he never advocated for violence. And he has said that his comment about "kicking ass" was about the 2022 and 2024 elections.
POSTED JULY 31, 2021 2:31 AM
|Simone Biles will take part in Tuesday's balance beam final
• Runner fell during her heat -- and still won
• Live updates: Latest from Tokyo
• Ledecky 'never would have imagined' Olympic success
POSTED AUGUST 02, 2021 9:26 AM
|Here's what's in the bipartisan infrastructure bill
• Schumer announces bipartisan group has finalized legislative text on infrastructure bill
• Read the bill
POSTED JANUARY 01, 0001
|A mother died after being shot in front of 6-year-old daughter
A California mother died after being shot in front of her 6-year-old daughter last week, in what authorities said could be a case of mistaken identity.
POSTED AUGUST 02, 2021 4:10 AM
|Africa's most populous city is battling floods and rising seas. It may soon be unlivable.
• 91 wildfires are now burning across the US, with Oregon's Bootleg Fire growing to over 400,000 acres
POSTED AUGUST 02, 2021 12:02 AM
|She survived attack by Jonestown cult members. Hear what she says about Trump
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), who was injured during the Peoples Temple Jonestown Massacre in 1978, says she sees similarities between cult leader Jim Jones and former President Donald Trump in the way they use their charisma to connect with disillusioned American and act as "merchants of deceit." Speier was shot five times on an airstrip in Guyana while accompanying a lawmaker to investigate the nearby cult.
POSTED AUGUST 01, 2021 7:21 PM