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Wisconsin AG hopeful won’t commit to Trump in 2024

Wisconsin's Republican attorney general candidate won't commit to voting for Donald Trump in 2024 if he runs for president again, putting him at odds with other top Republicans on the ballot in the battleground state this November.

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A timeline of the investigation into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago docs

The search of former President Donald Trump' s Mar-a-Lago club for classified documents and other government records may have come as a surprise to the public. But new legal filings show the investigation that triggered the unprecedented action was months in the making. The documents make clear that Trump had ample opportunity to return the material the government requested —- and then subpoenaed — and reveal the sheer quantity of highly sensitive documents he was keeping at the club.

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Obstruction emerges as key focus in Trump documents probe

The Justice Department says classified documents were "likely concealed and removed" from a storage room at former President Donald Trump's Florida estate as part of an effort to obstruct the federal investigation into the discovery of the government records.

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US: Review of possibly privileged Trump papers already over

The Justice Department has completed its review of potentially privileged documents seized from former President Donald Trump's Florida estate this month and has identified "a limited set of materials that potentially contain attorney-client privileged information," according to a court filing on Monday.

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Jury gets case of 2 men charged in Gov. Whitmer plot

Two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan's governor wanted to grab Gretchen Whitmer and hang her, prosecutors said during a stark closing argument Monday as the government tried for a second time to get convictions in an alleged plot to trigger a revolution in 2020.

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Judge: Anti-immigration group’s environment suit can proceed

An anti-immigration group has scored a legal victory in its federal lawsuit arguing the Biden administration violated environmental law when it halted construction of the U.S. southern border wall and sought to undo other immigration policies by former President Donald Trump.

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Trump ties may come back to haunt in swing state Wisconsin

Donald Trump reasserted his grip on Republicans in Wisconsin's primary, but Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to play that against his newly minted Republican opponent Wednesday while observers said running too closely to Trump in the swing state could be dangerous.

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Jan. 6 panel deepens probe to Trump Cabinet, awaits Thomas

The House Jan. 6 committee said Sunday it will interview more former Cabinet secretaries and is prepared to subpoena conservative activist Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, who's married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, as part of its investigation of the Capitol riot and Donald Trump's role.

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Jan. 6 panel probes ‘unhinged’ meeting, Trump rally call

The Jan. 6 committee on Tuesday divulged details of an "unhinged" late night meeting at the White House with defeated President Donald Trump's outside lawyers suggesting the military seize state voting machines in a last-ditch effort to pursue his false claims of voter fraud before he summoned a mob to the U.S. Capitol.

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Judge refuses to bar 3 Wisconsin incumbents from 2022 ballot

A federal judge in Milwaukee has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to bar Republican U.S. Reps. Scott Fitzgerald and Tom Tiffany as well as Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson from the 2022 ballot because they supported Donald Trump leading up to the January 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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Republican quits Wisconsin elections panel, says Trump lost

The Wisconsin Elections Commission postponed choosing its new chairman Tuesday after a Republican commissioner who could have stood for the post abruptly resigned, saying the state GOP doesn't want him to lead the commission because he believes Donald Trump lost to Joe Biden fair and square.

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$2.3 million stolen from Wisconsin Republicans is recovered

All of the $2.3 million stolen from the Wisconsin Republican Party by hackers just before the 2020 presidential election has been recovered, including nearly $600,000 obtained by the FBI and given back to the party last month, the state party chairman said Tuesday.

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Wisconsin commission won’t punish fake electors

A group of Wisconsin Republicans who took it upon themselves to certify to the U.S. Senate that Donald Trump won the battleground state in the 2020 presidential election didn't break any laws, state elections officials said Tuesday.

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GOP investigator: Wisconsin should weigh decertifying vote

The Republican-hired investigator of Wisconsin's 2020 election who voted for Donald Trump said Tuesday that the state Legislature should "take a very hard look at the option of decertification of the 2020" presidential election, a move that GOP leaders reiterated they won't make and that nonpartisan attorneys have said is illegal.

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