John Bolton was the target of Iranian murder plot in ‘likely’ retaliation for general’s death: Prosecutors

The Justice Department on Wednesday unsealed charges against an Iranian national and member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps whom prosecutors say allegedly tried to arrange the murder of Donald Trump’s…

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Ilhan Omar squeaks to victory — and other Tuesday night primary surprises: Analysis

Primary voting in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin on Tuesday brought both a nail-bitingly close call for one of the country’s most prominent — or polarizing, depending on the view…

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Trump says he changed his mind about taking the Fifth, which he once said was for ‘the mob’

Former President Donald Trump indicated that he pleaded the Fifth Amendment on Wednesday as he was deposed in a New York state civil investigation into his business dealings — which…

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FBI director condemns threats to agents after raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Answering questions at the FBI Omaha, Nebraska field office, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday he couldn’t talk about FBI agents searching Mar-a-Lago, the home of former President Donald Trump,…

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GOP candidates bring conspiracy theories to trail in Trump’s defense: The Note

The TAKE with Rick Klein For all the legal scrutiny facing former President Donald Trump — and for not knowing really anything about what the Justice Department was looking for…

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In Iowa, GOP leaders decry Mar-a-Lago search and vow investigations if they retake Congress

The Republican Party’s national chair said Wednesday that the best response for conservatives angered by the FBI raid of Donald Trump’s Florida residence this week was to “win back” Congress…

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Beto O’Rourke snaps back during laughter after he references Uvalde school shooting

On Wednesday, during a 49-day campaign tour of Texas, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke snapped at an event attendee who laughed as he was addressing the recent elementary school massacre…

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Republicans stress this attack in Iowa: Democrats don’t value your caucus enough

Republicans are seeking to turn an Iowa issue — Democrats’ likely decision to scrap the state as first-in-the-nation on its presidential nominating calendar — into a persuasive attack line ahead…

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Trump received subpoena in spring for documents not turned over: Sources

Former President Donald Trump received a subpoena in the spring for documents related to what he is believed to have failed to turn over to the National Archives, which had…

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Read Merrick Garland’s full remarks on the FBI’s search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate

Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke publicly Thursday afternoon for the first time on this week’s FBI search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence. For full coverage of the remarks, click here. Here…

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