The indictment details evidence that the former president placed national security secrets in jeopardy and schemed to thwart the investigation into the matter.
The former New Jersey governor and federal prosecutor said he expected criticism from his fellow Republicans to grow.
In a speech in North Carolina, Ron DeSantis drew on his experience as a Navy lawyer and suggested that either both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton should have been indicted — or neither.
These diagrams show the rooms at Donald J. Trump’s residence where prosecutors say he kept sensitive government documents.
The surprise assignment of Judge Aileen Cannon could be a setback for prosecutors as they unveiled a sweeping classified files indictment.
The 45th president could continue his 2024 campaign even if he were convicted of a felony — though it would be extraordinary.
The lawyers, James Trusty and John Rowley, left the former president’s defense team as he faces the most serious legal threat of his career.
A commander in chief stands accused of endangering national security.
The accounts in the 49-page indictment provide compelling evidence of a shocking indifference toward some of the country’s most sensitive secrets.
President Biden and his advisers have concluded that commenting on the indictment would only feed into Republican accusations of a politically motivated prosecution.
Jack Smith, the special counsel, released an indictment detailing the government’s case that former President Donald J. Trump hoarded classified documents after leaving office and obstructed efforts to reclaim them.
Mr. Nauta, as a valet while Mr. Trump was president, had unusual proximity to him, including at meals and on foreign trips.
The indictment unveiled on Friday centers on Donald J. Trump’s handling of sensitive government documents after he left office.
Readers react to news of the charges against the former president. Also: A failure to support new parents and babies.
It is unclear what federal authorities will do when Mr. Trump surrenders on Tuesday and all eyes will be on a Florida courthouse.
To understand the significance of this week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, books about the Deep South’s changes in the 20th century are critical to read.
The former president’s allies adopted his false narrative, attacking President Biden and federal law enforcement while trying to undercut the inquiry that led to 37 charges against him.
The former president said in a Truth Social post that James Trusty and John Rowley will no longer represent him in the documents case. They called it “an honor” to represent him.
It was not clear whether the judge, Aileen M. Cannon, would remain assigned for the entirety of the case. A higher court criticized some of her rulings in the investigation.
The recording, confirmed by a person briefed on the matter, is expected to be a critical piece of evidence in the case against him that the special counsel Jack Smith brought this week.
The former president, who faces seven criminal charges for mishandling classified documents, is expected to surrender to authorities next week.
The Justice Department has brought federal charges against the former president for his handling of classified documents.
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The decision to file charges in Florida instead of Washington avoided a legal fight over venue, but the case appears to have been assigned to a Trump appointee who has shown him favor.
The special counsel has four hurdles to overcome.
Joe Biden ha desplegado un estilo inusual de liderazgo: en vez de acaparar la atención, identifica y adopta de manera discreta las herramientas de su cargo para negociar.
The indictment, handed up by a grand jury in Miami, is the first time a former U.S. president has faced federal charges.
The available evidence supports the indictment by the special counsel Jack Smith.
It was a more familiar drill this time for the former president, his aides and allies, who cranked their political spin machine and fund-raising operation into action.
How politically radical could the base of the Republican Party become between now and the 2024 presidential election?
The former president assailed Hillary Clinton for her handling of sensitive information. Now, the same issue threatens his chances of reclaiming the presidency.
Los siete cargos contra el expresidente incluyen conspiración para obstruir y retención deliberada de documentos, según dos fuentes.
Taking a look at what the prosecutors may have to prove to a jury.
Unlike a criminal trial, where a jury has to reach a unanimous verdict, a grand jury can issue an indictment with a simple majority. Grand jurors hear evidence and testimony only from prosecutors and the witnesses that they choose to present.
The Justice Department has spent months trying to ensure it had obtained all classified documents that may have ended up at Mar-a-Lago.
The former prosecutor was chosen for his experience in bringing high-stakes cases against politicians in the United States and abroad.
The No Labels plan is just too risky.
The celebrity minister, who died Thursday, built a media empire and openly sought to leverage his popularity among evangelicals to influence government and the culture.
The former president is stepping up efforts to delegitimize the investigation into his handling of classified material after leaving office, a tactic he has used throughout his career in business and politics.
While many of them acknowledge that climate change is real, they largely downplay the issue and reject policies that would slow rising temperatures.
Reaction to the smoke from the Canadian wildfires. Also: Sexism and xenophobia in Hollywood; Target’s L.G.B.T.Q. merchandise; “The View”; migrant opportunity.
The ex-governor is trying to appeal to a version of the G.O.P. that no longer exists.
We only think we understand the impact of political spouses.
Gov. Doug Burgum’s quixotic presidential campaign has baffled even North Dakotans, but then again, many of the 2024 hopefuls have prompted the same wonder.
Donald Trump’s former vice president sought to draw a contrast with his old boss while also embracing the actions of their administration.
The flights to California illustrate the broader bet Gov. Ron DeSantis has made that the animating energy in the G.O.P. has shifted from conservatism to confrontationalism.
Raise your hand if your name’s not Trump.
The former vice president — and now rival — to Donald Trump gave his most aggressive criticism of his former boss, portraying him as unfit to be president.
The Justice Department also charged the Long Island man with assaulting a news photographer.
The notice from the office of the special counsel Jack Smith suggested that an indictment was on the horizon in the investigation into the former president’s handling of classified documents.
The polls say the former vice president, who announced his 2024 candidacy in a video on Wednesday, has little chance. But he is driven by his faith.
A bigger field in the G.O.P. primary could chip away at DeSantis’s chances of overtaking Trump.
Politics at its best just isn’t necessarily all that entertaining.
The former New Jersey governor may impact the race. But can he win it?
An extensive poll of 11 European countries finds citizens less eager for competition and rivalry with China than Washington — or European elites — have become.
The new alliance between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf is the latest example of how the former president’s relationship with Saudi Arabia has yielded gains, and criticism, for both.
The two men had a relationship that could be genuinely warm, and at other times transactional. Now they are vying for the presidency in open hostility.
In running for the Republican nomination against Donald J. Trump, Mike Pence will be the first vice president to directly challenge the president who originally put him on the ticket.
Prosecutors have started calling witnesses to a federal grand jury in Miami after months in which activity in the investigation was centered on a separate grand jury in Washington.
At his New Hampshire kickoff, the former New Jersey governor called Donald Trump “a bitter, angry man” and said his time in office was a failure.
Industrial investment has suddenly gone parabolic.
The former New Jersey governor’s presidential bid is a long shot. But if he takes out Donald J. Trump along the way, Chris Christie may consider it a victory.
Everyone agrees: He has great hair.
Former President Donald J. Trump told a judge that he could not have defamed E. Jean Carroll by denying her rape accusation because a jury had found him liable only for sexually abusing her.
The former governor, with his ready wit and considerable baggage, intends to jump into the Republican presidential primary on Tuesday.
Mr. Licht, the network’s chief executive, said on an internal call on Monday that he would “fight like hell” to win back the trust of the network.
Two environmental organizations criticize the approach offered in an essay. Also: Trump’s MAGA army; Erdogan’s victory; canned music; A.I.; social media.
Three lawyers representing the former president spent nearly two hours there after requesting a meeting to discuss their concerns about the department’s handling of the investigation.
In earlier cases, the justices struck down provisions of the trademark law that discriminated based on the speaker’s viewpoint.
His proposed celebration to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence is exquisitely on brand.
The former South Carolina governor, who also served as United Nations ambassador under Donald Trump, emphasized her experience and vision. Will it be enough for her to stand out?
He swung back at Donald Trump. He vowed to vanquish the “woke mob” and turn the country into mega-Florida. He had normal encounters with voters that didn’t become memes.
M. Evan Corcoran recorded recollections of his legal work last year for Donald Trump. The recording is now in the hands of prosecutors, unnerving some aides to the former president.
The two companies were hired in 2020 to investigate voter fraud, but reported that they found no proof that significant fraud had occurred.
Republican presidential candidates hoping to join the first G.O.P. primary debate on Aug. 23 must have a minimum of 40,000 unique donors to their campaign.
Prosecutors issued a subpoena for a description of military options for Iran mentioned by the former president during an interview. But Mr. Trump’s legal team said they could find no such document.
Readers cheer the accord and the president but voice frustration over the process. Also: The Trump tape; anti-Trump Republicans; Amazon workers.
The Manhattan case isn’t Trump’s only legal problem.
Trump’s Fox News town hall is a reminder of the ferocity of his voters’ support.
Like so much of America, this influential show is less interested in vigorous debate.
A conversation in which the former president is said to have acknowledged that he could not declassify a sensitive document could undercut a defense he has offered.
Roberto Minuta and Edward Vallejo each received sentences of less than five years after excoriating the group’s leader, Stewart Rhodes.
The two combative men from Queens have often been antagonists, but now they both see an opening to attack the Florida governor over his pandemic leadership.
Do not underestimate his chances against Biden — or the damage he’d do with a second term.
“The Italian Lesson,” to be published on Substack over the next year, follows an American expat who finds love in Tuscany. And there’s no mention of Donald J. Trump.
Investigators are trying to determine if there was any attempt to obstruct them from getting access to footage from a security camera near the room where classified material was stored.
Federal prosecutors obtained the recording as part of their investigation into the former president’s handling of classified documents.
After absorbing months of attacks from the former president, the Florida governor is beginning to fire back — but carefully.
Lawyers for former President Donald J. Trump said the judge, Juan M. Merchan, has ties to Democratic causes and candidates.
In Texas, the impeachment of the state attorney general, Ken Paxton, highlights tension over the future of the Republican Party.
There is no obvious question about the country’s fiscal future that the Republican Party’s current policies propose an answer to.
The irrational element of partisan hostility has seemingly created a political culture resistant to correction or reform.
The special counsel is scrutinizing the dismissal of Christopher Krebs, who contradicted baseless claims by the former president that the 2020 election was marred by fraud.
Erdogan’s manifest failures as a leader didn’t stop his re-election.
So far, Ron DeSantis and Vivek Ramaswamy are the only Republican presidential contenders to weigh in on the recent deal in Washington — but others could yet join them.
Climate-focused shareholder activists have scored only a few victories in their efforts to push oil giants to adopt cleaner business strategies.
The former governor of New Jersey, who has been at times both a confidant and a rival of Donald Trump, will have some outside help in his effort to win the Republican primary.
When a teen’s killing became a right-wing talking point, the rush to outrage obscured a more complicated story.
Let’s think back to Nixon versus Reagan.
Nothing delights the MAGA king more than curb-stomping the weak. Where does the Republican Party go from here?
Ron DeSantis entered the presidential race last week along with Tim Scott, with others to follow. For the former president, the more candidates the better.
The extraordinary vote on impeachment exposed rifts among Texas Republicans and set the stage for a contentious showdown in the State Senate.
The former president took to social media to weigh in on the events in Texas.
It’s 2016 all over again.
Social media can be a trap.
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida vowed to repeal the First Step Act, a Trump-era criminal justice law, if elected president. He called it “basically a jailbreak bill.”
The 18 years in prison given to Stewart Rhodes for a rarely charged crime underscored the lengths to which the Justice Department and the courts have gone in addressing the assault on the Capitol.
Assessing Ron DeSantis’s candidacy. Also: Not debating Donald Trump; trans people; regulating A.I.; finances during divorce; musing about “the best.”
A maintenance worker for the former president recounted helping to move boxes into a storage room a day before a Justice Department official came seeking the return of classified material.
Whether LIV can outrun Trump’s shadow, and whether it even wants to, could do much to shape how the league is perceived in the years ahead, particularly in the United States.
He has distilled Trump’s impulses into an ideology — and there’s nothing conservative about it.
Readers responds to a column by Michelle Goldberg. Also: Amanda Gorman’s poem, restricted; George Santos; the rubble of Bakhmut, Ukraine.
A longtime adviser to President Trump, Stephen K. Bannon is accused of having defrauded Americans who paid money toward the construction of a border wall.
Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis are staking out conflicting positions on major issues, setting up an ideological battle that will play out over the next eight months.
An assessment of his 2024 presidential bid so far.
Ron DeSantis’s long-awaited entry into the presidential race showed some potential strengths as a Republican candidate, after an embarrassing start on Twitter.
The former president called it a “disaster,” the current one used it to raise money and low-polling Republican presidential candidates tried to harness the glitchy rollout to steal attention.
The Interior Department concluded that U.S. Park Police officers exceeded the “minimum level of reasonable force” during a George Floyd protest in 2020.
The Florida governor fares much better in the polls than the rest of his G.O.P. primary competitors, who remain in the low single digits.
If they can’t outpace Trump, they’ll lie in wait to catch him limping.
If confirmed by the Senate, the Air Force chief of staff would become the senior military adviser to the president.
Richard “Bigo” Barnett, who was pictured with his foot on a desk in the speaker’s office, had been convicted of eight crimes for his role in the attack on the Capitol by Trump supporters.
Also, China cracks down on comedy.
Se espera que el gobernador de Florida aparezca en una conversación en vivo con el propietario de la red social el miércoles para lanzar su campaña.
The Florida governor, Donald Trump’s strongest challenger since 2016, made an unusual and glitch-marred entrance on Twitter alongside Elon Musk. He now faces a daunting clash with Mr. Trump and his scorched-earth tactics.
The death of Tim Keller is a chance to ponder his faith’s Trump-era path.
The Florida governor’s bid for the presidency is a deeply puzzling — and possibly doomed — one.
The pre-mortems on Ron DeSantis are premature. He seems to have the correct theory of the case on how to try to topple Donald Trump.
The question is how long it will last.
Despite his struggles, fortunes can change very quickly in presidential primaries.
As the Florida governor prepares to enter the 2024 race, his allies are building an army of organizers to flood the states with the first nominating contests.
Two lawyers for the former president asserted that he was being treated unfairly in the investigations into his handling of classified documents and his efforts to remain in power.
Adding a twist to the beginning of his presidential campaign, the Florida governor is expected to appear on a live audio conversation with Mr. Musk, the social platform’s owner, on Wednesday evening.
Former President Donald J. Trump appeared to react angrily at a virtual appearance when the judge in his case disclosed the trial date.
Readers discuss how schools can help students who’ve fallen behind since the pandemic. Also: Jail reform; mercy for death row inmates; Dianne Feinstein.
Vivek Ramaswamy is what a pro-capitalism candidate looks like in post-Trump Republican politics, in which the emphasis is on the creation of a totalizing national identity.
The special counsel scrutinizing the former president’s handling of classified documents issued a subpoena to the Trump Organization seeking records related to seven countries.
The former president’s repeated denials that he sexually abused Ms. Carroll “show the depth of his malice” and merit heavy damages, her lawyer wrote.
The 2022 midterms looked as if they might push Republicans to move on. But things have shifted.
Tim Scott and Ron DeSantis are on the near horizon.
Families across America that were so divided by the Trump era have only started to heal — and now we’re facing the real possibility of a sequel.
Before they were presidential rivals, Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump were friendly political allies. Here's a look back.
Among the 500 people singled out for travel and financial restrictions were Americans seen as adversaries by former President Donald J. Trump.
Timothy Parlatore, who withdrew this past week from representing the former president in the special counsel investigations, said he stepped aside over differences with a Trump adviser, Boris Epshteyn.
Border Security Expo attendees didn’t know what was coming, but they hoped to turn a profit.
The centrist group is gaining steam — and raising money — in its effort to get a candidate on the 2024 ballot, with Joe Manchin at the top of their list.
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