Trump’s GOP tie deepens after primary wins, FBI research

Trump’s GOP tie deepens after primary wins, FBI research

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Governor’s pick in swing state Wisconsin is easily defeated a favorite of the Republican establishment. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and its brand of compassionate conservatism, a fiery Senate candidate who promoted Trump’s election upset the state’s GOP-endorsed candidate. Meanwhile in Washington, Republicans ranging from … Read more

Trump testimony in New York investigation: Live updates

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has invoked the Fifth Amendment and would not answer questions under oath in the New York Attorney General’s lengthy civil investigation in his business dealings, the former president said in a statement Wednesday. Trump arrived at the offices of State Attorney General Letitia James in a motorcade shortly before … Read more

FBI search for Trump estate in Florida: why now?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI’s unprecedented raid of former President Donald Trump’s Florida residence ricocheted around government, politics and a polarized country on Tuesday, along with questions about why the Justice Department — notably cautious under Attorney General Merrick Garland — decided to take such a drastic step forward. The answers did not come quickly. … Read more

Biden investigates Kentucky flood damage, pledges additional US aid

LOST CREEK, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden witnessed damage Monday from deadly and devastating storms that caused the worst flooding in Kentucky’s history as they visited the state to meet with families and first responders. At least 37 people have died since last month’s deluge, which dropped 8 to … Read more

US pledges $1 billion more rockets and other weapons for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it is shipping its biggest arms shipment to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion. of rockets, ammunition and other materials to Ukraine from Ministry of Defense Stockpiles. The new US arms shipment would further bolster … Read more

Lawyer: Giuliani will not testify Tuesday in Georgia. Election survey

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani will not appear as scheduled on Tuesday before a special grand jury in Atlanta investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others unlawfully attempted to interfere in Georgia’s 2020 general election, his lawyer said. Last month, a judge ordered Giuliani, Trump’s lawyer and former New York mayor, to appear before … Read more

What to watch in Wisconsin and 3 other states in Tuesday’s primaries

The Republican game in the race for governor of Wisconsin Tuesday features competing candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and his former Vice President, Mike Pence. Democrats choose a candidate to face two terms from GOP Sen. Ron Johnson for control of the tightly divided chamber. Meanwhile, Vermont voters choose a replacement for U.S. … Read more

Biden leaves the White House for the first time since being diagnosed with COVID-19

REHOBOTH BEACH, Delaware — Ending his latest COVID-19 isolation, President Joe Biden left the White House on Sunday for the first time since being infected with the coronavirus last month, settling in for a meeting with First Lady Jill Biden in their home state of Delaware. The president tested negative on Saturday and Sunday, according … Read more

Democrats’ climate, energy and tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats began pushing their election-year economic bill through the Senate on Saturday, beginning President Joe Biden’s sweeping collection of priorities on climate, energy, health care and taxes on a path through Congress that the party hopes will end in victory by the end of this week. As a preview of the strongly … Read more

The Democrats’ Big Pack: What’s Left and What’s Out?

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a far cry from the $4 trillion proposal President Joe Biden first floated to rebuild America’s public infrastructure. and family support systems but the compromise package on health care against inflation, climate change and deficit reduction strategies looks on track for Senate votes this weekend. The proposal estimated at 740 … Read more