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Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking investigation

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz has secured help in fighting a federal sexual misconduct probe, hiring two high-profile lawyers, Mark Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, to defend him. Officials are trying to determine whether Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl or violated sex-trafficking laws. M...
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Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking probe

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz has secured help in fighting a federal sexual misconduct probe, hiring two high-profile lawyers, Mark Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, to defend him. Officials are trying to determine whether Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl or violated sex-trafficking laws. M...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Congress, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Manhattan, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Giuliani, Donald Trump, George W Bush


The Great GOP Migration: How South Florida became a shadow capital for Trump conservatives

Supporters of then-President Donald Trump in Miami after the 2020 election. Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images As conservatives flee Blue State hostility and lockdowns, South Florida has become a GOP power base. The GOP social calendar orbits Trump's Mar-a-Lago, while revelers party mask-free at swank house parties and penthouses. Greater Miami has lured California tech and right-wing news. Florida's politics is meanwhile shifting Red. See more stories on I...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Chris Christie, News, Maryland, Congress, California, Washington, White House, US, LSU, America, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends


The Daily Mail said it authenticated the Hunter Biden laptop, and that its lurid contents show a side of him not in his book

World Food Program USA Board Chairman Hunter Biden speaks at the World Food Program USA's Annual McGovern-Dole Leadership Award Ceremony at Organization of American States on April 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for World Food Program USA The Daily Mail claims to have verified Hunter Biden's laptop, and published explicit images from it. The computer left in a Delaware repair shop, and was the subject of intense controversy last year. The outlet argued that ...
Tags: Facebook, Post, New York Post, Politics, Jimmy Kimmel, California, Washington, China, Politico, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Mail, Daily Mail


Sydney Powell's defense in the $1.3 billion Dominion lawsuit may be used against her in Michigan sanctions effort

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Michigan's attorney general said Powell made "stunning admissions" in the Dominion lawsuit. The state said those admissions should be further reason to sanction Powell. Powell and others are facing defamation lawsuits for claims made about 2020 election fraud. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sidney Powell's defense in the $1.3 billion Dominion Voting Syste...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Michigan, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Defamation, Forbes, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, Dominion, Dana Nessel, Nessel


Andrew Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani's son, is 'heavily considering' a run for New York governor

Andrew Giuliani, a White House aide and son of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, attends a news conference with his father at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, on November 19, 2020. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Andrew Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani's son, is "heavily considering" a run for New York governor in 2022. The younger Giuliani told the Washington Examiner that he thinks he's the "right candidate." Trump has been adv...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington, White House, New York City, Trends, Capitol Hill, Republican Party, Giuliani, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Cuomo, Trump


10 Things in Politics: Inside Trump's stable of lawyers

Clockwise from top left: Jay Sekulow; Pat Cipollone; Jesse Binnal; former President Donald Trump; Jane Raskin; Will Consovoy; Marc Mukasey. Clockwise from top left: Clockwise from top left: Patrick Semansky/AP Photo; Patrick Semansky/AP Photo; Greg Nash/AP Photo; Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo; Senate Television/AP; Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo; Julie Watson/AP Photo Good morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm Brent Griffiths. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me @...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, Minneapolis, Congress, Cdc, Montana, Senate, White House, Russia, US, America, Trends, Ukraine, Commerce


NAACP's Trump insurrection lawsuit expected to add 10 new plaintiffs, including members of Congress, per reports

Donald Trump. Getty The NAACP's lawsuit against Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and extremist groups, is about to expand. According to The Daily Beast, 10 new plaintiffs and additional information will be added Wednesday. The NAACP originally brought the suit on behalf of Rep. Bennie Thompson in February following the Jan. 6 riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal lawsuit targeting former President Donald Trump, his lawyer, and far-right extremists in the aftermath of t...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, New York, Mississippi, Congress, California, Alabama, Trends, Georgia, Washington Dc, The New York Times, Nevada, Naacp, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Thompson


Trump's legal problems are growing with 2 grand jury investigations in Georgia and a possible Dominion lawsuit

Trump faces a growing list of legal challenges since leaving office. Getty Trump's latest legal woes include two new grand jury investigations in Georgia. A Dominion attorney also declined this week to rule out a defamation suit against the former president. Trump faces numerous civil and criminal investigations now he is out of office. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump's legal problems continue to grow with two new grand jury investigat...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Georgia, Fox News, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Election 2020, Willis, Fulton County, Dominion, Fulton County Georgia, Axios, Thomas Colson


After suing Fox News for $1.6 billion, Dominion says it could file lawsuits against other media outlets and even Trump

The Fox News hosts Jeanine Pirro, Maria Bartiromo, and Lou Dobbs. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images, Roy Rochlin/Getty Images, Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Dominion could sue other media outlets following its lawsuit against Fox News, its attorney said. Dominion claims Fox News helped spread a conspiracy theory that its machines "flipped" votes. Tom Clare told Axios it was "a fair assumption" Dominion would sue others that spread the theory. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Michelle Obama, Fox News, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Media Matters, Hugo Chavez, Clare, Jeanine Pirro


After suing Fox News for $1.6 billion, Dominion has its eye on other media outlets as well as Donald Trump, a lawyer for the voting-machine company said

Fox News hosts Jeanine Pirro, Maria Bartiromo, and Lou Dobbs. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images, Roy Rochlin/Getty Images, Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Dominion could sue other media outlets following its lawsuit against Fox News, its attorney said. Dominion claims Fox News helped spread a conspiracy theory that its machines "flipped" votes. Tom Clare told Axios other outlets helped spread the theory. It was "a fair assumption" Dominion would sue them. See more sto...
Tags: Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, Michelle Obama, Fox News, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Media Matters, Hugo Chavez, Clare, Jeanine Pirro, Dominion


From Rudy Giuliani to Fox News, here's everyone Dominion and Smartmatic are suing over election conspiracy theories so far

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani are being sued by Dominion. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Conspiracy theorists claim Dominion and Smartmatic "flipped" votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. The election technology companies are now suing the people who spread those claims. Here's who's being sued so far. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dominion and Smartmatic...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Fox, Gop, Fox News, Getty, Republic, Giuliani, Fox News Channel, Donald Trump


The Motley Crew Starring In Dominion’s Billion-Dollar Lawsuit Against Fox News

Dominion Voting Systems, the voting tech firm that became a lightning rod for MAGAland’s debunked conspiracy theories about voter fraud in the 2020 elections, is coming down hard on its loudest pro-Trump antagonists in the form of major defamation lawsuits. Already, lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell , plus MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell (aka the MyPillow Guy), are each being sued for $1.3 billion dollars after they falsely claimed Dominion rigged its machines to erase votes for...
Tags: New York, News, Justice, White House, China, Georgia, Fox, United States, Venezuela, Fox News, Biden, Cuba, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Rudy Giuliani


Dominion skewers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell's election claims as 'ludicrous, inherently improbable, and technologically impossible'

Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Dominion called Powell and Giuliani's election claims "ludicrous, inherently improbable, and technologically impossible." The company is suing Fox News for defamation and seeking $1.6 billion in damages. Dominion accused Fox of giving Powell and Giuliani's claims airtime despite knowing they were lies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dominion Voting Systems said in a lawsuit against Fox News that GOP lawyers S...
Tags: Politics, Chris Christie, News, White House, Trends, Fox, Gop, Venezuela, Fox News, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Sidney Powell, Powell, Hugo Chavez


Dominion projects $600 million loss over next 8 years due to 'severity, pervasiveness, and permanence of the viral disinformation campaign' about 2020 election

A worker passes a Dominion Voting ballot scanner while setting up a polling location at an elementary school in Gwinnett County, Ga., outside of Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in advance of the Senate runoff election AP Photo/Ben Gray Dominion projects it will lose $600 million over the next 8 years due to election disinformation. The company laid out the extent of the economic damage in a $1.6 billion lawsuit against Fox News. Dominion has also sued attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Sidney P...
Tags: Politics, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Fox, Canada, Gop, United States, Fox News, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Fox Business, Trump, Sidney Powell


Dominion files $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News over election conspiracy theories

Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Dominion filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against Fox News over election conspiracy theories. Fox hosts frequently invited Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani on their programs. The two pushed false theories about Dominion flipping election results, with little pushback. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit against Fox News, seeking $1.6 billion in damage...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Fox, Fox News, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Sidney Powell, Dobbs


Laura Ingraham cut Trump off when he tried to repeat false claims the election was stolen, as Fox News faces defamation lawsuits

Laura Ingraham interviewed former President Donald Trump on her show, "The Ingraham Angle," on March 25, 2021. Fox News Donald Trump repeated false claims the 2020 election was stolen from him in a Fox News interview. Host Laura Ingraham cut Trump off and said she was reluctant to "relitigate" the election. Two election-technology companies are suing Fox News over election conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Thursday cut off...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, China, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Laura Ingraham, Ingraham, Jeanine Pirro, Trump Fox News, Legislatures


Sidney Powell Wants Dominion Suit Tossed on the Grounds That What She Was Saying Was Too Stupid to be Believable

After working for months to advance the baseless conspiracy theory that the voting machine manufacturer Dominion had worked with Venezuela to rig the 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump, former campaign lawyer Sidney Powell is requesting that the election software company drop its defamation lawsuit…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trumpism, Sidney Powell, Hugo, Dominion, QAnon, Dominion Voting Systems, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda, Conspiracy Theories In The United States, Law Crime, United States Presidential Election


Russian proxies 'helped produce a documentary that aired on a US television network' last year, intelligence report says

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Alexei Druzhinin/TASS via Getty An intel report said Russian proxies "helped produce a documentary that aired on a US television network" in January 2020. The documentary appears to have been featured on the Trump-aligned One America News Network. It explored purported allegations of corruption involving the Bidens and Ukraine. See more stories on Insider's business page. A bombshell report released Tuesday by the Office of the Director of National Int...
Tags: Politics, News, Vladimir Putin, Senate, White House, Russia, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Hillary Clinton, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani


US media outlets pushed Russian disinformation about Biden in the 2020 election, intelligence report says

A composite image of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden. Getty Russia planted anti-Biden stories in US media, per a report from the National Intelligence Council. State agents helped produce a documentary that aired in the US in January 2020, it said. Officials said it formed part of wider Russian efforts to influence the election. See more stories on Insider's business page. A recently released intelligence report has tied US media outlets to Russian efforts t...
Tags: New York Post, Politics, Vladimir Putin, Senate, China, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Gop, News UK, Gazprom, Department Of Justice, Kremlin, Biden


Russia and Iran tried to meddle in the 2020 election while China sat it out, US intelligence community finds

Russian President Vladimir Putin Alexei Druzhinin/TASS via Getty The US intelligence community found that Russia and Iran tried to interfere in the 2020 election. China considered meddling but stood down because it didn't think it would benefit from Trump or Biden. The report threw cold water on a GOP conspiracy theory about foreign interference with voting. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US intelligence community determined with high confidence that Russia and Ir...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Putin, China, Politico, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Beijing, Gop, United States, Moscow, US Treasury


Russia and Iran tried unsuccessfully to meddle in the 2020 election while China sat it out, US intelligence report says

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Alexei Druzhinin/TASS via Getty The US intelligence community found that Russia and Iran tried to interfere in the 2020 election. China considered meddling but stood down after concluding it wouldn't benefit from Trump or Biden. The report threw cold water on a GOP conspiracy theory about foreign interference with voting. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US intelligence community determined with high confidence that Russia and Iran ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, China, Politico, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Beijing, Gop, United States, Moscow


A Dominion exec forced into hiding due to death threats from Trump fans is beefing up his defamation lawsuit over election conspiracy theories

A "Stop the Steal" rally on January 5, where Joe Oltmann spoke. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems executive Eric Coomer went into hiding following threats against his life. Conspiracy theorists alleged he took part in an "Antifa conference call" to rig the 2020 election. Coomer quietly updated a defamation lawsuit with new claims about Newsmax and Joe Oltmann. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Dominion executive who went into hid...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, NewsMax, Michelle Malkin, Howie Carr, Dominion, Coomer


A Dominion exec forced into hiding due to death threats from Trump fans is beefing up his lawsuit against Newsmax over election conspiracy theories

A "Stop the Steal" rally on January 5, where Joe Oltmann spoke. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems executive Eric Coomer went into hiding following threats against his life. Conspiracy theorists alleged he took part in an "Antifa conference call" to rig the 2020 election. Coomer quietly updated a defamation lawsuit with new claims about Newsmax and Joe Oltmann. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Dominion executive who went into hid...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, NewsMax, Michelle Malkin, Howie Carr, Dominion, Coomer


Rudy Giuliani will keep his honorary degree after the board of a New York college didn't count enough votes to rescind

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photos Ex-Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani will be able to keep his honorary degree from St. John Fisher College. The school's board of trustees voted to rescind the degree but did not meet a majority requirement. College alums urged the school to revoke the degree after Giuli...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, New York, College, Washington, Trends, Rochester, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Abc News, Republican National Committee, Vermont, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Capitol, Wagner


Rudy Giuliani's legal woes mount as a federal criminal investigation into his Ukraine dealings resumes, report says

Rudy Giuliani speaks during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee on December 2, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images A probe into Rudy Giuliani's business and overseas dealings has resumed, according to AP. The criminal investigation will look into the legality of his conversations with Ukrainian officials. Giuliani is also facing lawsuits from Dominion and a Democratic lawmaker. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A federal crimina...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Law, Time, US, Trends, Ukraine, Ap, New York Times, News UK, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani


Trump sued for 'incitement to riot' and terrorism over Capitol attack by House Democrat who served as impeachment manager

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Rep. Eric Swalwell filed a lawsuit against Trump and his allies over the Capitol attack. The suit accuses the defendants of incitement to riot, among other charges.  Swalwell alleges that Trump and his allies caused severe emotional distress to Congress. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell...
Tags: Politics, News, Mississippi, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, US, Alabama, America, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Mitch McConnell, Giuliani


Rudy Giuliani, who helped lead Trump's bogus election-fraud conspiracy theory, is being mocked after warning of the dangers of misinformation

Rudy Giuliani at the infamous Four Seasons Total Landscaping press conference in Philadelphia on November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Rudy Giuliani warned of "the dire consequences of misinformation on social media." Giuliani has long promoted right-wing misinformation on social media. Media figures and disinformation experts soon pointed out the contradiction. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, was pilloried o...
Tags: Politics, Cbs News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, News UK, Philadelphia, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Hunter, Misinformation, Capitol


The Supreme Court finally rejected Sidney Powell's election conspiracy theory lawsuits

Sidney Powell and former President Donald Trump. Getty Images The Supreme Court rejected two lawsuits filed by the Trump ally Sidney Powell. It extends the extraordinary losing streak for lawsuits seeking to overturn 2020 election results. President Joe Biden was inaugurated more than a month ago. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Supreme Court on Monday formally rejected two of Sidney Powell's lawsuits seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 US election, brus...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Arizona, Wisconsin, Fox News, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump


Sacha Baron Cohen mocked Rudy Giuliani in his Golden Globes victory speech, calling him a 'comedy genius' for putting his hand down his pants on camera

The actor Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife, Isla Fisher. NBC Sacha Baron Cohen called out Rudy Giuliani in his Golden Globes acceptance speech on Sunday. Giuliani was filmed with his hand down his pants in Baron Cohen's 2020 movie "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." Baron Cohen called Giuliani a "comedy genius," adding: "Who could get more laughs out of one unzipping?" Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sacha Baron Cohen ridiculed Rudy Giuliani as a "comedy genius" on Sunday n...
Tags: Politics, Entertainment, New York City, Trends, News UK, Rosamund Pike, Golden Globes, Giuliani, Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rudy Giuliani, Isla Fisher, Hfpa, Pike, Baron Cohen, Hollywood Foreign Press Association HFPA



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