WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans issued another series of subpoenas Monday as part of an ongoing investigation into what they contend is the mistreatment of parents who protested “woke” school board policies.
Sanders schedules vote to force Starbucks CEO to testifyMarch 1, 2023 GMT
Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising the stakes in his effort to get Starbucks’ interim CEO Howard Schultz to testify at a Senate hearing about an ongoing unionization effort at the company.
Sanders, a Vermont Independent and chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said Wednesday that the committee will vote March 8 on whether to issue a subpoena to Schultz.
Saudi Arabia challenges magistrate ruling on LIV subpoenasFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
Saudi Arabia is disputing a federal magistrate’s ruling that its sovereign wealth fund and the fund’s governor be required to provide documents and testimony in LIV Golf’s antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour.
Amid probe, Kansas lawmakers move to overhaul ethics agencyFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' ethics commission has been investigating Republican campaign activities for at least a year, and the GOP-controlled Legislature is moving to reduce the agency's power and legalize practices apparently under scrutiny.
GOP subpoenas tech CEOs as part of probe into censorshipFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Subpoenas were sent to the chief executives of the five largest tech companies on Wednesday as congressional Republicans moved to investigate what they assert is widespread corporate censorship of conservative voices.
Pence says he will fight subpoena as far as Supreme CourtFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that he will challenge a subpoena by the special counsel overseeing Trump investigations to compel his testimony before a grand jury — pursuing it to the Supreme Court if necessary.
Pence to fight special counsel subpoena on 2020 electionFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence is planning to fight a subpoena by the special counsel overseeing investigations into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 election, according to people familiar with his thinking.
Pence subpoena could set up fight over executive privilegeFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The subpoena to former Vice President Mike Pence is a milestone moment in an ongoing Justice Department special counsel investigation.
Safety investigators subpoena pilots over close call at JFKFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
Federal investigators said Friday they issued subpoenas to force the pilots of an American Airlines jet to sit for recorded interviews about a close call with a Delta plane on a runway at New York's Kennedy Airport last month.
Pence subpoenaed by special counsel probing TrumpFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
Former Vice President Mike Pence has been subpoenaed by the special counsel overseeing investigations into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 election, according to a person with direct knowledge of the event.
Court won’t force Pennsylvania to release election recordsFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appellate court said Thursday that it will not order Gov. Josh Shapiro's administration to produce records on voters and election systems sought by Republican lawmakers in a quest inspired by former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
In new role, Sanders demands answers from Starbucks’ SchultzFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders settles into his new role as chairman of the Senate committee that oversees health and labor issues, he says some corporations “should be nervous.” And the longtime liberal crusader’s first target is Howard Schultz, the interim CEO of Starbucks who has aggressively fought his workers’ efforts to unionize.
Associate of Russian oligarch accused of violating sanctionsFebruary 7, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — An associate of a Russian billionaire was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with violating U.S. sanctions and money laundering.
The indictment charged Vladimir Voronchenko, a Russian who is a permanent U.S.
Feds seized records, phone of former Michigan House leaderFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
A former leader of the Michigan House had his phone seized as part of a federal investigation that involved grand jury subpoenas, search warrants and bank records, according to court documents.
The details were disclosed in a lawsuit against Rick Johnson and his wife, Janice, over fees charged by the Grand Rapids law firm Secrest Wardle.
Grand jury probes faulty Goodyear recreational vehicle tiresJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury in Los Angeles is gathering evidence in a criminal investigation of Goodyear recreational vehicle tires that the government blames for crashes that killed eight people and injured dozens of others.
Subpoena granted in Reno mayor’s suit over tracking deviceJanuary 21, 2023 GMT
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada judge has granted subpoenas sought by Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve to force a private investigator to identify who hired his firm to secretly install a tracking device on her vehicle.
Trump lawyers questioned Nevada’s 2020 vote, records showJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada's most populous county has provided the U.S. Justice Department special counsel with correspondence that shows lawyers for then-President Donald Trump raising concerns about the integrity of the 2020 voting process that were later deemed baseless, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Jan. 6 panel drops Trump subpoena as it wraps up workDecember 29, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee has dropped its subpoena against former President Donald Trump as it wraps up work and prepares to dissolve next week.
Jan. 6 panel urges ethics review for McCarthy, GOP lawmakersDecember 19, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and three other GOP lawmakers should face ethics investigations for their refusal to comply with congressional subpoenas, the House Jan.
Nevada elections department subpoenaed in Trump probeDecember 16, 2022 GMT
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's departing Secretary of State was served a subpoena last month as part of the U.S. Department of Justice special counsel’s investigation into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 election results.
Trump Org. was secretly held in contempt for hindering probeDecember 14, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company impeded a grand jury investigation last year by repeatedly failing to turn over evidence in a timely fashion, leading to a secret contempt finding and a $4,000 fine, according to court records made public Tuesday.
Trump probe subpoena served on Georgia secretary of stateDecember 13, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Nevada’s most populous county and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger have received subpoenas related to special counsel Jack Smith’s investigation of former President Donald Trump, who focused strongly on the states as he sought to overturn his 2020 election loss.
DOJ subpoenas Michigan elections department regarding TrumpDecember 8, 2022 GMT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson confirmed Thursday that her office has been served a subpoena in connection with special counsel Jack Smith’s investigation of former President Donald Trump.
DOJ subpoenas election officials in states Trump disputedDecember 6, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, his 2020 campaign aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to try to overturn the results of the election.
Judge turns away Psaki’s effort to quash subpoenaNovember 18, 2022 GMT
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge refused Friday to quash a subpoena issued to former White House press secretary Jen Psaki that seeks her deposition in a lawsuit filed by Missouri and Louisiana, alleging that the Biden administration conspired to silence conservative voices on social media.
Maryland probe finds 158 abusive priests, over 600 victimsNovember 18, 2022 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An investigation by Maryland's attorney general identified 158 Roman Catholic priests in the Archdiocese of Baltimore who have been accused of sexually and physically abusing more than 600 victims over the past 80 years, according to court records filed Thursday.
Trump files lawsuit to avoid Jan. 6 committee subpoenaNovember 12, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is suing the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S.
Judge orders Gingrich to testify in Georgia election probeNovember 9, 2022 GMT
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich must comply with a subpoena seeking his testimony in front of a special grand jury in Georgia investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence that state’s 2020 election results, a Virginia judge ruled Wednesday.
Jan. 6 panel extends deadline for Trump to produce documentsNovember 5, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has extended the deadline for former President Donald Trump to turn over documents as part of a subpoena issued last month, while reiterating its request for a sit-down interview.
Abortion doctor sues Indiana AG over bids to access recordsNovember 3, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis doctor who performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio is suing Indiana's attorney general, seeking to block him from using allegedly “frivolous" consumer complaints to issue subpoenas seeking patients' confidential medical records.
Meadows trying to avoid testifying in Georgia election probeOctober 25, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Mark Meadows, former White House chief of staff, is trying to avoid having to testify before a Georgia special grand jury that's investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to influence the state's 2020 election.
Appeals court OKs Jan. 6 panel subpoena to Arizona GOP chairOctober 24, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has upheld a ruling requiring phone records of the Arizona Republican Party's leader to be turned over to the House committee investigating the Jan.
Cheney: 1/6 panel won’t let Trump turn testimony into circusOctober 23, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Capitol riot won't give Donald Trump the chance to turn a possible live TV appearance of his subpoenaed testimony into a “circus” and “food fight” as lawmakers try to ensure he complies with their demands, the panel's vice chair said Sunday.
Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump, demanding historic testimonyOctober 21, 2022 GMT
Inside the subpoena: What the Jan. 6 panel wants from TrumpOctober 21, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee on Friday subpoenaed former President Donald Trump – an extraordinary but not unprecedented move as the panel works to wrap up its investigation of the 2021 Capitol insurrection.
Bannon gets 4 months behind bars for defying 1/6 subpoenaOctober 21, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was sentenced Friday to serve four months behind bars after defying a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan.
Lawmakers to sue over case files on child deaths in MaineOctober 19, 2022 GMT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A legislative committee is going to sue the Maine Department of Health and Human Services for access to full investigative files on child murders.
The Government Oversight Committee took action Tuesday with an 8-1 vote after the agency failed to comply with a subpoena requesting the files.
Steve Bannon should get 6-month sentence, Justice Dept. saysOctober 17, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department declared Monday that Steve Bannon should serve six months behind bars and pay a $200,000 fine for defying a congressional subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan.
Trump’s subpoena and what’s next for the Jan. 6 panelOctober 14, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary step, the House Jan. 6 committee has voted unanimously to subpoena former President Donald Trump — a final effort to get the full story of the Capitol insurrection as the panel wraps up its work by the end of the year.
Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump, shows startling new videoOctober 14, 2022 GMT
Jan. 6 takeaways: Subpoena for Trump, warnings for democracyOctober 13, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee took the extraordinary action of subpoenaing former President Donald Trump on Thursday as it issued a stark warning in its final public hearing before the midterm election: The future of the nation’s democracy is at stake.
Ex-Mississippi governor faces new subpoena in welfare caseOctober 10, 2022 GMT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An attorney is trying to force former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to release text messages or other communications about the state improperly using welfare money to help fund development of a concussion drug backed by retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre.
Judge won’t block Jan. 6 panel subpoena to Arizona GOP chairOctober 8, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge in Phoenix on Friday refused to put on hold her order requiring phone records of the Arizona Republican Party leader to be turned over to the House committee investigating the Jan.
Lawyers: Arizona GOP chair pleaded Fifth to Jan. 6 panelOctober 4, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward refused to answer questions during a deposition of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, an attorney for the panel revealed Tuesday during a court hearing in Phoenix.
Trump fraud lawsuit goes to judge who held him in contemptSeptember 30, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s lawsuit accusing Donald Trump and his company of fraud has been assigned to a state court judge who repeatedly ruled against the former president in related subpoena disputes — including holding him in contempt, fining him $110,000 and forcing him to sit for a deposition.
High court says lone Arizona regulator can seek utility docsSeptember 27, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona commission that regulates utilities cannot prevent a single member from issuing subpoenas to investigate companies that the panel oversees, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Records: Texas attorney general fled home to avoid subpoenaSeptember 27, 2022 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ran out of his house and jumped into a truck driven by his wife, a state senator, to avoid being served a subpoena to testify Tuesday in an abortion access case, according to court documents.
Wisconsin’s top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoenaSeptember 26, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena that orders him to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan.
Arizona GOP chair’s try to quash Jan. 6 panel subpoena failsSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an effort by Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward and her husband to block a subpoena of their phone records issued by the House committee investigating the Jan.
Committee subpoena seek child death investigation documentsSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature's Government Oversight Committee voted to obtain a subpoena to force the state's child welfare agency to turn over documents related to the deaths of four children last year.
FTC says Bezos, Jassy must testify in probe of Amazon PrimeSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are ordering Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy to testify in the government's investigation of Amazon Prime, rejecting the company’s complaint that the executives are being unfairly harassed in the probe of the popular streaming and shopping service.
AP source: Meadows complies with Justice Dept. subpoenaSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff under former President Donald Trump, has complied with a Justice Department subpoena and turned over records as part of a federal investigation into the Jan.
Judge unseals additional portions of Mar-a-Lago affidavitSeptember 14, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday unsealed additional portions of an FBI affidavit laying out the basis for a search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home, showing that agents earlier obtained a hard drive after issuing a subpoena for surveillance footage recorded inside Mar-a-Lago.
Trump’s PAC faces scrutiny amid intensifying legal probesSeptember 13, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sitting on top of more than $115 million across several political committees, Donald Trump has positioned himself as a uniquely indomitable force in the GOP who would almost certainly have the resources to swamp his rivals if he launched another presidential campaign.
Grand jury probing Trump leadership PAC, reports saySeptember 9, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is reportedly seeking information about Donald Trump's Save America leadership PAC as investigations into the former president continue to expand.
Music writer fights subpoena to testify at R. Kelly trialSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — A music writer who spent decades raising awareness about sexual misconduct allegations against R.
House committee reaches deal to get Trump financial recordsSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee seeking financial records from former President Donald Trump has reached an agreement that ends litigation on the matter and requires an accounting firm to turn over some of the material, the panel's leader announced Thursday.
Judge again denies Graham’s effort to skirt Georgia subpoenaSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ruled that constitutional protections don't shield U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham from testifying before a special grand jury investigating possible illegal efforts to overturn then-President Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss in Georgia.
A timeline of the investigation into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago docsSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The search of former President Donald Trump' s Mar-a-Lago club for classified documents and other government records may have come as a surprise to the public.
Vos withdraws subpoenas, ending Wisconsin election inquiryAugust 29, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Republican Assembly leader on Friday withdrew subpoenas submitted as part of a GOP-led investigation into the 2020 election, marking the end of a 14-month endeavor that yielded no evidence of election fraud.