On November 3, 2024, American voters chose between Republican incumbents President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence, and Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his running mate, Senator Kamala Harris. Despite winning both the popular vote and the Electoral College, Biden's claim to the White House was challenged multiple times in court by the Trump campaign and members of the Republican party - without success.
Many were expecting the investigation into the 2021 attack to simply repeat the obvious – that Trump lied to try to stay in power – but it goes much further.
As Biden and the Democrats mull the likely failure of their attempt to protect voting rights, Trump’s hold on the Republican Party and the popular imagination shows no sign of easing.
As a national commission sheds new light on the January 6 insurrection, Trump’s Republican wall of defence has weakened – but not collapsed.
The vote in the House of Representatives showed there will be no attempt by the Republicans to reconcile themselves with what Trump did on January 6. In fact, the many steps ahead will offer Republicans numerous opportunities to spread misinformation.
While some thought the certification of Biden’s win after the ransacking of the Capitol would be the beginning of the end for Trump, the opposite has occurred as shown by Senator Chuck Grassley’s appearance alongside Trump at a rally over the weekend.
A bipartisan, independent January 6 commission could potentially halt the mutation of the Republican Party and stop a civil war.
Readers discuss America’s constitutional foundation of federalism, the arrests of Vietnam’s environmental activists, and the significance of China’s trade expo success.
Judges in Trump’s election subversion case are weighing whether to put back in place an order that barred Donald Trump from inflammatory comments against prosecutors, potential witnesses and court staff.
Donald Jnr said the ‘sexiness’ of his father’s property projects attracted licensing deals with developers who wanted to emulate his style. Donald Trump is accused of inflating his net worth by US$2.2 billion.
Donald Trump’s lawyers wrote in court papers that Americans should be able to observe the ‘politically motivated prosecution’ of the former president. Federal court rules prohibit broadcasting proceedings.
The former US president has already been fined US$15,000 for twice violating the order.
A Civil War-era provision of the US Constitution that bars people who have engaged in ‘insurrection or rebellion’ from holding office could prevent Trump from being president again, Colorado court hears.
The Republican lawmaker was an architect of the ex-US president’s legal effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election he lost.
Mark Meadows testified to a grand jury that he had repeatedly told the former US president that claims of fraud in the 2020 election were baseless, an insider says.
Jenna Ellis pleaded guilty to a count of aiding and abetting false statements and writings, and is the fourth defendant in the case to enter into a plea deal.
The vocal supporter of the ex-US president, nicknamed ‘The Kraken’, has agreed to testify at her co-defendants’ trials, a move that could have ‘critical implications’ for Trump.
Under the handle @BidenHQ, the campaign posted: ‘Well. Let’s see how this goes. Converts welcome!’ It began its time on Truth Social by following just one account: Trump’s.
The partial gag order bars Donald Trump from attacking prosecutors, court staff or potential witnesses ahead of his trial expected to begin in March.
The former US president was suing Cohen for allegedly violating the attorney-client bond but the lawyer denied the claims, calling the case another frivolous lawsuit by his famously litigious ex-boss.
A defiant Donald Trump attacked New York’s attorney general and the judge overseeing his civil fraud trial as it began on Monday.
The son of President Joe Biden alleges Rudy Giuliani and lawyer Robert Costello illegally accessed a hard drive he had left at a Delaware repair shop and unlawfully manipulated the data as well.
Cassidy Hutchinson, who was a former aide in Donald Trump’s White House, describes his chief of staff Mark Meadows burning papers in a new book.
Trump’s lawyers argue that moves to kick him off the presidential ballot under a rarely used ‘insurrection’ clause are attempts to interfere with his freedom of speech.
The former US president filed a motion seeking to disqualify US District Judge Tanya Chutkan from presiding over one of the criminal cases charging him with trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
The panel recommended charging Georgia’s two senators at the time, Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, as well as Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.
Navarro had refused to testify or turn over documents to the House panel investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
Enrique Tarrio received the stiffest punishment that has been handed down yet for the attack in Washington on January 6, 2021.
Before sentencing, a tearful Joe Biggs, who had called for a ‘war’ to keep Trump in power, apologised and said: ‘I know that I messed up that day, but I’m not a terrorist.’
The ex-US president is also waiving arraignment, thus skipping an in-person appearance and avoiding having to enter a plea on television.
Staring at a March 4 trial on 2020 election obstruction charges, Donald Trump’s legal team has one possible strategy to delay or avoid it altogether.
A judge has set one of the biggest criminal cases in American history at the height of the next White House race.
On Friday alone, Trump brought in US$4.18 million, making it the highest-grossing day of his campaign so far, Trump spokesman Steven Cheung said.
Supporters and campaign managers have embraced the image of his arrest, as they rally around Donald Trump’s claims that the charges against him are politically motivated.