Former President Donald Trump suffered twin setbacks on Friday when the Justice Department cleared the way to release his tax records and disclosed a memo showing he urged top officials last year to falsely claim his election defeat was "corrupt." This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
New “Saturday Night Live” featured player James Austin Johnson has gone viral in recent years for his top-notch impression of former President Donald Trump. A 2020 Vanity Fair article called him “The best Trump impersonator of all.”
Former President Donald Trump has stressed the importance of loyalty throughout his tenure in office, but appears to have forgotten that same value toward one of his most trusted confidants: Senator Lindsey Graham. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza describes how Trump’s relationships with his allies are all about usefulness until he says “you’re fired.”
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, a Democrat from California and member of the January 6th committee, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown that if the four subpoenaed Trump loyalists refuse to testify, the committee is prepared to involve the Department of Justice.
Veteran US Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd, who fatally shot pro-Trump rioter Ashli Babbitt during the Capitol riot, revealed his identity and defended his actions on January 6 in an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt. The Justice Department said Byrd wouldn’t be criminally charged in connection with Babbitt’s death, and the US Capitol Police said he wouldn’t face any internal discipline. He could still face civil litigation from Babbitt’s family, which has threatened a lawsuit.
Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday challenged in court last week's U.S. Justice Department order to turn his tax returns over to a House of Representatives committee, part of his long campaign to keep details of his wealth secret. Gavino Garay reports.