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George Conway reacts to special counsel appointment
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George Conway reacts to special counsel appointment

George Conway reacts to special counsel appointment George Conway joins CNN's John Berman to discuss the Justice Department's appointment of Jack Smith as special counsel overseeing investigations into former President Donald Trump. Source link
US Customs and Border Protection commissioner resigns
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US Customs and Border Protection commissioner resigns

CNN  —  President Joe Biden has accepted the resignation of US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Christopher Magnus, the White House said Saturday. Biden thanked Magnus for “nearly forty years of service,” according to a statement from White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, and added that he “wishes him well.” Magnus had been asked to resign by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas this week, according to two sources familiar with the matter. He submitted his resignation to Biden on Saturday, which is effective immediately. Magnus has been criticized internally for being out of touch with the agency and publicly for the handling of the US-Mexico border. Durin...
Analysis: Donald Trump’s legal gambits offer fresh revelations and deepen his political risk
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Analysis: Donald Trump’s legal gambits offer fresh revelations and deepen his political risk

CNN  —  Donald Trump’s scattershot defense in the weeks since FBI agents descended on his Mar-a-Lago resort has only exposed the depth of the mess he faces over his refusal to return classified documents that led to an unprecedented search of an ex-president’s home. Happening Today 1 p.m. ET: Federal judge holds hearing to consider Trump’s bid for a special master to review evidence the FBI seized at Mar-a-Lago. Follow live updates5:45 p.m. ET: House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to give a speech in Biden’s hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, just before the President’s primetime address8 p.m. ET: Biden to speak about “the continued battle for the soul of the nation” As he keeps inadverten...