With breathless, often misleading appeals, the former president promised small donors that he was using the money to fight the election results, but in fact stored much of it for future use.
The picture that emerged in new campaign finance reports was of Donald J. Trump waging a public relations effort to falsely argue that he had won the election rather than mounting a serious legal push.
John Poulos is the C.E.O. of Dominion Voting Systems. His $1.3 billion suit against an ex-Trump lawyer might be the “first step” in a powerful fight against actual fake news.
Voting machine companies threaten “highly dangerous” cases against Fox, Newsmax and OAN, says Floyd Abrams.
In a meeting at the White House on Friday, the president weighed appointing Sidney Powell, who promoted conspiracy theories about rigged voting machines, to probe voter fraud.
Election-related falsehoods have subsided, but misleading claims about the coronavirus vaccines are surging — often spread by the same people.
The president’s former national security adviser twice pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his conversations with Russia’s ambassador.
A frequent guest on conservative radio and TV, she briefly became a public face of the Trump campaign before being cut loose on Sunday.
President Trump’s campaign issued a striking repudiation of Sidney Powell, who had offered up widely derided conspiracy theories as she tried to aid the president’s baseless challenges to vote counts.
The president’s allies quickly closed ranks behind Sidney Powell and her pro-Trump conspiracy theory, accusing the Fox host of betrayal.
A majority of the judges on a federal appeals court signaled that they may allow a court hearing into the Justice Department’s decision to drop the case.
The decision means that the legal saga over the criminal charge against President Trump’s former national security adviser will continue.
After a divided appeals court panel ordered him to drop the charge against the former national security adviser, a judge asked the full court to review the ruling.
A lawyer for the former national security adviser turned to the attorney general for help, and he delivered, months before a pair of appellate judges handed Mr. Flynn another legal victory.
Michael Flynn’s lawyers had asked an appeals court to force the judge to end the case against their client immediately, another twist in a highly unusual and politicized proceeding.
Prosecutors questioned a former F.B.I. official whose notes were used to buttress their motion to dismiss the charge against the president’s first national security adviser.
For most of his life, Michael Flynn has swung from being “a good soldier” to committing radical disruptions.
The documents show details of a debate among F.B.I. officials before interviewing Michael T. Flynn in 2017, days after he lied to the vice president about his talks with a top Russian diplomat.