Judge orders Trump to pay $110,000 to end contempt finding

A New York judge says he’s close to releasing Donald Trump from a contempt finding, but only if the former president meets certain conditions, including paying $110,000 in fines accrued for failing to turn over documents in a state civil investigation.

GOP works to get out the vote after calling elections rigged

Republican David Perdue has made election fraud the centerpiece of his run for Georgia governor. But if he hopes to win in this year’s midterm elections, his supporters will have to use the same democratic system he says they shouldn’t trust.

Georgia Republicans spar over Trump’s false election claims

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the state’s top election official, accused a fellow Republican at a debate Monday of lying and spreading misinformation about former President Donald Trump’s loss in the 2020 presidential election. U.S. Rep. Jody Hice shot back that Raffensperger did not adequately investigate the election results and was acting like a Democrat with his attacks.

Trump election probe in Georgia to seat special grand jury

When potential grand jurors show up at an Atlanta courthouse Monday, they’ll find a television camera in the room and streets closed outside — nods to the intense public interest in the investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to pressure Georgia officials to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential election victory in the state.

Blaming Trump: Jury hears that defense at Capitol riot trial

Mentions of Donald Trump have been rare at the first few trials for people charged with storming the U.S. Capitol, but that has changed: The latest Capitol riot defendant to go on trial is blaming his actions on the former president and his false claims about a stolen election.