Ethics lawyer: Special prosecutor should investigate ‘everyone in the Trump administration’
09 January 2022 | 2:05 pm
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s refusal to testify before a Congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. Painter says a special prosecutor should look into the entire Trump White House’s role in the events, including investigating the former president himself.
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Carlos De Oliveira is accused of helping Donald Trump hide documents and block the government from retrieving them. The case is one of several the current GOP front-runner faces before the 2024 presidential election.
Prosecutors flagged a social media post to the judge overseeing Trump's 2020 election loss case as threatening. The order would prevent the former president from disseminating information shared by prosecutors.
Prosecutors are keen to protect classified information they will share during Trump's January 6 conspiracy trial. The former president's lawyers claim prosecutors are trying to "gag" their client.
The two men are accused of misleading investigators and trying to delete security footage.Trump is accused of illegally holding classified documents at his home.
Former US President Donald Trump has been charged in the state of Georgia with a slew of election crimes over his interference in the 2020 presidential election.
Former US President Donald Trump said the public already "knows who I am." The move comes as Trump faces numerous legal battles, opening himself up to attacks from other Republicans competing for the GOP nomination.
The former US president said on his social media platform he will travel to Georgia on Thursday. A judge set his bond at $200,000 and ordered not to post intimidating messages on social media.
After Human Rights Watch reported the killing of hundreds of Ethiopians at the Saudi-Yemeni border, the Ethiopian government decided to launch a joint investigation with Saudi Arabia.
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The former US president's campaign has collected nearly $20 million in the past three weeks, when he was indicted over false claims regarding the 2020 election. Trump is polling highest among Republican candidates.
Lawyers for former Donald Trump had argued that they would need until 2026 to read through all the documents in the case. Trump is running to be the Republican candidate in the 2024 election.
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