Tag: Politico

Poll: More registered voters approve of Mar-a-Lago search than disapprove

Roughly half of respondents in a new poll believe the FBI’s search of Mar-a-Lago on Monday was prompted by a search for evidence that former President Donald Trump committed a crime, evidence of a sharp partisan divide over the bureau’s unprecedented probe into the residence of the former commander...

Meet the GOP’s future king of Biden investigations

FANCY FARM, Ky. — Don’t know the name James Comer? Prepare to hear it a lot more if the GOP flips the House in November. The third-term Kentucky Republican poised to head the House Oversight Committee next year has two major investigations top of mind: the business dealings of...

The newest fad in fundraising: Gold-level clubs for lobbyists

The events often feel like a meeting among friends, attendees say. As you nosh on eggs and bagels, updates on each other’s children are exchanged and questions start flowing. What grade is he in now? How’s your wife? Has anybody in the family gotten Covid? But in these cozy...

Why Scott Perry stands out in the FBI’s investigations of Trump allies

Scott Perry, who said this week that the FBI had seized his cell phone, has publicly tied the agency’s actions to its search of Donald Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago. There’s no evidence the two are directly connected — and more details suggest they’re part of two separate investigations. The...

Justice Department charges alleged Iranian operative in plot to assassinate Bolton

The Justice Department on Wednesday announced charges against an alleged Iranian operative accused of plotting to kill former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton. Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, allegedly conspired between October of 2021 and April of this year to kill Bolton according to a...