Category: classified documents

Cobb says Cannon has ‘no intention’ of letting Trump documents case go to trial before election

Former White House attorney Ty Cobb said Monday that he thinks U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon has “no intention” of letting the classified documents case in Florida take place before the presidential election in 2024. In an interview on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront,” the former Trump White House legal official criticized the judge overseeing one of the two cases brought by special counsel Jack Smith,…

Democrats flood the Sunday shows to insist Biden’s mind is just fine

President Joe Biden in February 2024. Andrew Harnik/AP Democrats insist Joe Biden’s mind is fine following Robert Hur’s special counsel report. Hur declined to file charges but questioned Biden’s memory in his report. At 81, Biden isn’t shy about his age, and neither are those defending him.  Democrats spent their Sunday morning on the cable news circuit defending President Joe Biden, who was furious after…

Biden primary challenger Dean Phillips defends the president as a ‘decent man’ after fallout from special counsel report

Democratic presidential candidate Dean Phillips. AP Photo/Charles Krupa Dean Phillips defended Biden after the president responded to Robert Hur’s special counsel report. “He is a decent man,” the Democratic presidential candidate recently said of Biden on Fox News. But Phillips continued to argue that Biden needed to step aside for a next-generation leader. Democratic presidential candidate Dean Phillips defended President Joe Biden as a “decent…

It’s unlikely witnesses against Trump in the Mar-a-Lago documents case will be outed despite judge’s ruling, legal experts say

Special Counsel Jack Smith (right) is pushing back on Judge Aileen Cannon’s (center) ruling to unseal the witness list in the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump (left). AP Judge Aileen Cannon this week ruled the witness list in Trump’s document case should be unsealed. Special Counsel Jack Smith is fighting back against the move to make the protected list public. Legal experts…

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe finds ‘nauseating similarities’ between Biden special counsel report and Hillary Clinton email case

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Andrew McCabe took issue with special counsel Robert Hur’s report on Biden compared to Clinton. “I have a lot of concerns with the way that he talked about the evidence,” McCabe said of Hur. The report forced Biden to push back against concerns about his memory as he seeks reelection. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on…

An ex-Hillary Clinton advisor says Biden should ‘flood the zone’ with appearances to counter focus on public gaffes

President Joe Biden speaks at the White House. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Democrats want to see Biden boost his visibility following a week where the focus turned to his age. Biden won’t be charged over his handling of classified documents, per Special Counsel Robert Hur. But Hur’s report raised questions about Biden’s memory, which infuriated many in the party. After the fallout from the special counsel…

Joe Biden forgot when he was vice president and when his son Beau died, special counsel report says

Biden at the White House on February 8, 2024. Mandel NGAN / AFP via Getty Images Special Counsel Robert Hur just released his report on Biden’s handling of classified docs. He’s not recommending any charges, but his report said damning things about Biden’s memory. Biden forgot when he was VP and when his son Beau died, per the report. Perhaps the biggest takeaway from Special…

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