DA Says Local Officer Fired at Trump Rally Shooter, Lacked Police Manpower

The shooter, Matthew Thomas Crooks, reacted after the local Butler police officer fired at him, the district attorney says. A local police officer fired shots at the gunman who opened fire at former President Donald Trump on Saturday, a local law enforcement official disclosed Wednesday, also saying that the Secret Service was told by local … Read more

6 Pivotal Republican National Conventions in History

With the 2024 convention in full swing, here’s a look a some top moments in RNC history. This week’s Republican National Convention in Milwaukee is its 42nd since the party was established in 1854. The convention is occurring at a powerful moment for the GOP after former President Donald Trump narrowly survived an attempted assassination … Read more

DOJ Appeals Judge’s Dismissal of Trump Documents Case

Judges in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals will need to decide whether to accept the appeal. Prosecutor Jay Bratt on July 17 filed a notice of appeal of U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon’s recent dismissal of the indictment against former President Donald Trump. The judge ruled that special counsel Jack Smith was unlawfully appointed … Read more

Republican Convention to Focus on Immigration, International Security on Day 3

Former President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump confirmed that his stepmother, former First Lady Melania Trump, as well as his sister Ivanka Trump, will appear at the Republican National Convention (RNC) this week. “They’re coming in full force and effect, so they’ll certainly be here,” Eric Trump told CBS News on Wednesday morning, responding to … Read more