Former U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he makes a visit to the Cuban restaurant Versailles after he appeared for his arraignment on June 13, 2023, in Miami. Trump pleaded not guilty to 37 federal charges including possession of national security documents after leaving office, obstruction, and making false statements. (Photo by Alon Skuy/Getty Images)

‘Fueled by lies,’ Trump charged with seeking to overturn 2020 election

BY: , and - August 1, 2023

WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., indicted Donald Trump on Tuesday, alleging that Trump and co-conspirators attempted to subvert the 2020 election to keep the former president in power through a series of illegal actions that culminated in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. The former president faces four […]

New charges for Trump in classified documents case involve video evidence

BY: - July 27, 2023

A federal grand jury added three felony charges against Donald Trump on Thursday in the case alleging the former president took classified materials from the White House after his term ended. Trump directed employees to destroy video evidence that could aid the prosecution in the criminal case, according to a 60-page superseding indictment filed Thursday […]

Six months later, Pa. Rep. Perry’s cell phone is still in the news | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 27, 2023

The court fight over the phone prevented review of 2,200 documents in the 2020 election probe, according to a published report.


Georgia grand jury confirms what we knew about Trump all along | Dick Polman

BY: - February 20, 2023

Bottom line: The weather is warming for most of us. But for Trump, winter is coming.

Lack of confidence in U.S. elections is just one example of the danger to democracy posed by misinformation and disinformation, much of it spread by social media. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)

Of more than 7,500 threats against members of Congress in 2022, just 22 prosecuted

BY: - February 1, 2023

Members of Congress receive thousands of threats a year, though just a fraction of the people who call, mail or email will ever be prosecuted — a situation that’s of great concern to the police who guard members.

U.S. House Democrats gather on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in 1/6/23 (Capital-Star photo by Ariana Figueroa).

Democrats praise U.S. Capitol police and pledge to seek accountability on Jan. 6 anniversary

BY: - January 6, 2023

Democrats applauded the work of the House committee to investigate the attack, which published its final report last month.


How the ancient Greeks can help us understand Jan. 6 and its aftermath | Analysis

BY: - January 6, 2023

The historian Thucydides, who lived nearly 2,500 years ago, can provide us with some answers and insights.

An image of a mock gallows on the grounds of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is shown during a House committee hearing. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Trump’s fixation on Wisconsin, Ginni Thomas’ text regrets and more from the Jan. 6 panel

BY: - January 4, 2023

Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson was among the most helpful witnesses.

U.S. House Jan. 6 committee releases final report; Pa. pols Perry, Mastriano get mentions

BY: and - December 23, 2022

The panel finds that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection, demands accountability.


What happens if Trump is charged or convicted because of Jan. 6 referrals? | Opinion

BY: - December 22, 2022

The former president will still be able to run in 2024 and serve as president if elected.


What the criminal referral of Trump means. A constitutional law expert explains | Opinion

BY: - December 21, 2022

The magnitude of these recommended charges, particularly the insurrection one, is unprecedented.

U.S. House Jan. 6 panel refers Trump for criminal charges, including inciting insurrection

BY: - December 19, 2022

The panel referred U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-10th District, to the House Ethics Committee for refusing to testify.