Rudy Giuliani, the former New York mayor and personal attorney to Donald Trump, was disbarred Tuesday in New York over his false statements about the 2020 election. “The seriousness of respondent’s misconduct cannot be overstated,” a state appeals court said in a ruling, adding that Giuliani “baselessly attacked and undermined the integrity of this country’s electoral process.” Giuliani was already ...

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) was dismissive of concerns about the Supreme Court’s decision on presidential immunity when the subject came up in a Fox News interview on Monday. “There’s all sorts of hyperbole tonight and just these fantastical — these hypotheticals they have made up, future presidents are going to turn into assassins and all the rest,” Johnson said ...

As panic and confusion over President Biden’sfalteringdebate performance swept the ranks of Democratic lawmakers late last week, Sen. Joe Manchin III informed a few key allies that he would soon break with Biden in an interview on a Sunday news show, a high-profile defection that would underscore the president’s weakness. Democrats feared Manchin — a moderate West Virginia senator who ...

A growing number of Democrats on Tuesday began publicly questioning President Biden’s performance in last week’s debate, calling on him to withdraw from the race, and contemplating possible successors, as the fallout spread from what increasingly appears to be a pivotal moment in the 2024 campaign. Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Texas became the first sitting Democratic member of Congress to ...

Former president Barack Obama has privately told allies who have reached out to him that President Biden’s already-tough path to reelection grew more challenging after his shaky debate performance on Thursday — a harsher assessment of the presidential race than his public comments, according to several people familiar with his remarks. Obama separately spoke directly with Biden by phone after ...

Justice Department officials plan to pursue the criminal cases against Donald Trump past Election Day even if he wins, under the belief that department rules against charging or prosecuting a sitting president would not kick in until Inauguration Day in January,according to people familiar with the discussions. That approach may become more consequential given this week’s Supreme Court ruling on ...

Democrats were panicking. Donors were despondent. And some elected officials were privately wondering whether their leader should step aside. But in President Biden’s cosseted bubble over the past five days, his 90-minute debate stage meltdown Thursday night against former president Donald Trump was merely a “bad night,” with aides quickly retreating to what they hoped was a fail-safe mantra: But ...

On Jan. 3, 2021, a group of Justice Department officials met in the Oval Office to resolve a critical dispute within President Donald Trump’s administration. William P. Barr had stepped down as attorney general two weeks before and Trump wasn’t happy with Jeffrey Rosen, the acting attorney general. Trump was considering booting Rosen in favor of Jeffrey Clark, an environmental ...

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki has agreed to sit down with House GOP investigators probing the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, Fox News Digital has learned. Psaki will appear for a closed-door transcribed interview with the House Foreign Affairs Committee on July 26 as part of the panel’s long-running probe into the chaotic August 2021 operation, according to ...

A former longtime Democratic lawmaker is once again calling for President Biden to step aside and end his 2024 bid for a second term in the White House.  ‘We have to rip the band aid off! Too much is at stake,’ former Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio emphasized in a social media post on Tuesday. Pointing to Vice President Kamala ...