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Can Trump survive investigations as legal trouble accumulates?

September 23, 2022
Former President Donald Trump had to endure a week of legal blows. The New York attorney general announced the state is suing Trump and his children for fraud, an appeals court ruled the Justice Department can resume reviewing classified documents seized from his home and the special master appointed to review the files gave Trump a deadline to back up his claim that the FBI planted evidence.

Washington Week full episode, September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022
New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit against former President Trump and his children. Russian President Putin issues a threat and escalates the war as Ukraine’s military makes gains. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Hugo Lowell of The Guardian, Vivian Salama of The Wall Street Journal and Nancy Cordes of CBS News to discuss these stories and more.
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January 6 subpoenas reveal new insight into scope of DOJ's investigation

September 16, 2022
Subpoenas issued by the Department of Justice provide new insight into the scope of its investigation into the efforts former President Trump and his allies took to overturn the 2020 election and their involvement in the Capitol attack. Plus, the Secret Service hands over thousands of records in response to a subpoena from the House committee investigating January 6.

Washington Week full episode, September 16, 2022

September 16, 2022
The Justice Department issues dozens of subpoenas connected to election lies and the Capitol attack. Plus, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham introduces a bill to federally ban abortions. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Marianna Sotomayor of The Washington Post, Zolan Kanno-Youngs of The New York Times, Susan Page of USA Today and Josh Gerstein of POLITICO to discuss these stories and more.
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Report says Mar-a-Lago documents contained foreign nation’s nuclear secrets

September 9, 2022
New reporting from the Washington Post revealed the FBI recovered top secret information about a foreign nation’s nuclear capabilities during its search of former President Trump’s home. And the Department of Justice files an appeal after a Federal Judge grants former President Trump’s request for a third-party special master to review the classified documents recovered from Mar-a-Lago.

Washington Week full episode, September 9, 2022

September 9, 2022
Reports claim documents seized from Mar-a-Lago contained another country’s nuclear secrets. Plus, President Biden takes his message to voters as the midterm campaign heats up. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN, Devlin Barrett of The Washington Post, Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Dasha Burns of NBC News to discuss these stories and more.
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Exploring Trump's legal vulnerability after the FBI raid

September 2, 2022
We're learning more about former President Trump’s legal challenges and the Justice Department’s investigation into classified documents found at his estate. A photo from the FBI shows five yellow folders marked “top secret” and another red folder labeled “secret” at Mar-a-Lago.

Washington Week full episode, September 2, 2022

September 2, 2022
President Biden sharpens his attacks on former President Trump’s MAGA political movement as the former president also faces new challenges in the Justice Department’s investigation of his handling of classified documents. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Yasmeen Abutaleb of The Washington Post, Laura Barrón-López of PBS NewsHour, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times and Evan Pérez of CNN to discuss these stories and more.
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Redacted affidavit FBI used for search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago home is unsealed

August 26, 2022
A redacted version of the affidavit used to secure the search warrant for former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home was publicly released on Friday. It's the latest development in the ongoing legal battle between the Justice Department and Trump over government documents he failed to return to the National Archives when he left office.
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