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US Department of Justice (ATLANTA) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday seemed poised to grant a Justice Department request to rescind the appointment of a special master in the investigation into the handling of classified material seized in August from former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. In a hearing Tuesday afternoon, a three-judge […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis told “The View” Tuesday that the state should take a second look at how local sheriffs are using the red flag law to protect citizens in the wake of the deadly mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs. On the eve of Transgender Day […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied former President Donald Trump’s request to block an appeals court order that he surrender his tax returns and other financial records to the House Ways and Means Committee. The court offered no explanation for the decision. There was no noted dissent or vote […]

Hill Street Studios/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Early voting in Georgia’s Dec. 6 runoff kicked off Tuesday in at least one of the state’s 159 counties as Democrat-led efforts to expand the election’s early vote options have continued. General election vote certification on Monday by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger allowed some voters to cast their […]

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (EL PASO, Texas) — House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday called on Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to resign over the administration’s immigration policies and raised the possibility of an impeachment inquiry if he doesn’t. Speaking at the border in El Paso, Texas, McCarthy said Mayorkas “cannot and must not remain […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As the winter holidays draw near, Dr. Anthony Fauci stood at the White House briefing podium one last time on Tuesday to give Americans health advice as he prepares to leave government after 50 years. Get boosted, Fauci said, and if you’re not vaccinated yet, get vaccinated. That was his […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (FORT PIERCE, Fla.) — Attorneys for former President Donald Trump on Tuesday asked a federal district judge in Florida to demand the Justice Department hand over an unredacted version of an affidavit used to justify the August search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. In their request to U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, who […]

Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, briefed reporters from the White House on Tuesday for the last time before leaving the government at the end of the year. Introducing Fauci at the podium “one more time,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre praised him […]

Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Cases involving former President Donald Trump are playing out in four different courtrooms Tuesday, underscoring the legal challenges he faces as he mounts a third run for the White House. Four days after Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to oversee the entirety of […]

Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is scheduled to brief reporters from the White House on Tuesday in what is likely to be his final briefing before leaving the government at the end of the year. Fauci was expected to press the idea that […]

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