NRA holds convention, has lobbying cash after Texas school shooting

Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, US February 28, 2021. Joe Skipper | Reuters The National Rifle Association has a bevy of cash at its disposal to influence the gun policy debate after the latest shooting massacre of schoolchildren in … Read more

Trump must answer questions under oath in New York AG probe into business practices, appeals court says

Former President Donald Trump Carlos Barria | Reuters An appeals court on Thursday rejected a bid by former President Donald Trump to avoid being compelled to answer questions under oath by investigators for New York Attorney General Letitia James as part of her civil investigation of Trump Organization business practices. The decision was the latest … Read more

New York AG will probe social media following Buffalo shooting

New York State Attorney General Letitia James in New York City, November 19, 2019. Lucas Jackson | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James will investigate social media companies including Amazon’s Twitch in connection with the apparently racially-motivated shooting at a Buffalo supermarket that left 10 dead and three injured. James’ office will also focus … Read more

Trump appeals ruling, fine over failure to comply with subpoena

Former US President Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower in Manhattan on August 15, 2021 in New York City. James Devaney | GC Images | Getty Images Former US President Donald Trump has appealed a contempt ruling and a $ 10,000-per-day fine over his failure to comply with a subpoena by New York state’s attorney … Read more

Judge holds Donald Trump in contempt for failing to comply with NY subpoena

Former US President Donald Trump holds a rally sponsored by Save America with Ted Budd, Madison Cawthorn, Bo Hines, Dan Bishop, Mark Robinson and Greg Murphy in Selma, NC, on April 9, 2022. Peter Zay | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images A New York judge held former President Donald Trump in contempt of court on … Read more

New York Attorney General asks judge to hold Donald Trump in contempt

New York State Attorney General, Letitia James, speaks during a news conference, to announce criminal justice reform in New York City, US, May 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James asked a judge Thursday to hold former President Donald Trump in contempt of court for refusing to comply with an … Read more

NFL warned to address gender harassment or face investigation

Roger Goodell Catalina Fragoso | USA TODAY Sports | Reuters Attorneys general of six states warned the National Football League on Wednesday to take “swift action” in response to recent allegations of a “workplace culture that is overtly hostile to women,” or face investigations and possible legal charges. The coalition told NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell … Read more

Andrew Cuomo considers run against Kathy Hochul for New York governor

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering a run against his replacement and fellow Democrat, Gov. Kathy Hochul, as part of an attempt at a comeback after resigning in disgrace amid multiple accusations of sexual harassment by former aides, according to people familiar with the matter. Cuomo, who reluctantly left office last year after … Read more

Trump tax firm says documents not reliable

Former President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks at a rally Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Florence, Ariz. Ross D. Franklin | AP The accounting firm Mazars has fired the Trump Organization as a client after saying that a decade’s worth of statements by ex-President Donald Trump’s financial condition “should no longer be relied upon,” … Read more