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Trump legal adviser Jenna Ellis ordered to testify in Georgia election probe

The Fulton County district attorney described Ellis as “an attorney for the Trump Campaign’s legal efforts seeking to influence the results of the November 2020 election in Georgia and elsewhere.”
Jenna Ellis
Jenna Ellis

Report: Trump White House officials interviewed by FBI over classified documents

A tight circle of former Trump White House officials with direct knowledge of how former President Trump handled classified materials are among those being interviewed by the FBI, according to the New York Times. Trump is calling for key elements of the investigation to be released, while the DOJ wants to keep them sealed.
Report: Trump White House officials interviewed by FBI over classified documents
Report: Trump White House officials interviewed by FBI over classified documents

Top Trump targets on the ballot in Wyoming, Alaska primaries

In Wyoming today, voters will decide the political fate of Rep. Liz Cheney. Cheney has faced backlash among Republican voters for serving on the January 6th committee. Now, Cheney faces Trump-endorsed Republican Harriet Hageman. Meanwhile in Alaska, Sarah Palin is vying for a political comeback and Senator Lisa Murkowski – one of Trump’s top targets – is trying to keep her seat.
Top Trump targets on the ballot in Wyoming, Alaska primaries
Top Trump targets on the ballot in Wyoming, Alaska primaries

Trump and his associates under legal pressure

Several investigations surrounding former President Trump’s finances, classified documents and the January 6th attack are underway in Washington, D.C. In New York, there are several civil and criminal investigations into Trump’s business dealings. In Georgia, a special grand jury is looking into efforts to overturn the 2020 election and Rudy Giuliani is expected to testify. 
Trump and his associates under legal pressure
Trump and his associates under legal pressure

Biden administration cancels $3.9 billion in ITT Tech student debt

The announcement is the administration's latest effort to crack down on for-profit colleges, while millions of other borrowers await word on Biden's broader plans for student loans.
Students find the doors locked outside the ITT Technical Institute campus in Rancho Cordova, Calif., on Sept. 6, 2016.
Students find the doors locked outside the ITT Technical Institute campus in Rancho Cordova, Calif., on Sept. 6, 2016.

Former California congressman TJ Cox charged with money laundering and fraud

Cox, 59, a Democrat, is accused of schemes in which he received over $1.7 million in payments from clients, company loans and investments, the Justice Department says.
Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif., speaks during a House hearing on July 28, 2020.
Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif., speaks during a House hearing on July 28, 2020.
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Environmental groups sue U.S. over Puerto Rico dredging plan in San Juan Bay

“This project will destroy corals and threaten communities and deepen the island’s dangerous dependence on fossil fuels,” an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity said.
A bird flies over the San Juan Bay Estuary in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 26, 2013.
A bird flies over the San Juan Bay Estuary in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 26, 2013.

Pennsylvania governor signs executive order banning conversion therapy

Gov. Tom Wolf called the practice of trying to change someone's sexual orientation or gender identity "junk science."
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf

QAnon supporter arrested over firearms near 2020 vote-counting center now faces Jan. 6 charges

Antonio LaMotta, law enforcement said, traveled to Philadelphia in 2020 in a Hummer featuring a QAnon sticker.
Antonio LaMotta.
Antonio LaMotta.
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Campaigning in Florida comes down to micro-targeting Latino communities

Ahead of the state's primary, a gubernatorial candidate's Hispanic outreach includes ads with voices from different Latino groups to court the diverse voting bloc.
Voters wait in line to cast their ballots during early voting at the Miami-Dade County Election Department in Miami on Oct. 21, 2020.
Voters wait in line to cast their ballots during early voting at the Miami-Dade County Election Department in Miami on Oct. 21, 2020.
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Top Democrats say Trump-appointed inspector general is not helping with inquiry into missing Secret Service texts

Joseph Cuffari has refused to recuse himself, testify, provide documents or let his employees be interviewed, according to a letter sent by two House committee chairs Tuesday.
DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari.
DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari.