Trump, of course, took the news with typical stride, by which we mean making a hysterical statement in all caps to Fox News, saying, “I’ve been going through this for six years — I’ve been going through this for six years, and I will.” don’t go through it anymore. And I hope Republicans have the courage to fight it. For six years I’ve been proven innocent of everything from fake impeachments to [Robert] miller, who didn’t find any secret agreements, and now I have to do more? It’s not acceptable. It’s so unfair. It’s so political.” He added that he will not be “participating” in the investigation, but whether that means he is simply not cooperating or will actively try to obstruct justice, which is very much his thing, is unclear .
Oh, also, in case it was unclear, that statement was full of lies
Nothing says “We do not condone illegal activity” like a six-figure raise
The Trump family continues to look extremely bad. Per the New York Post:
The Trump Organization has continued to insist that it is innocent of the allegations made against it last year.
Hakeem Jeffries starts to be offer Nancy Pelosis successor (CNN)
Biden administration asks Supreme Court to reinstate student loan forgiveness program (The Washington Post)
Elon Musk‘s “Hardcore” Twitter Ultimatum backfired. What now? (vf)
How FTX’s sister company brought down the crypto exchange (NYT)
GOP agent convicted of facilitating foreign contributions to 2016 Trump campaign (CNN)
Lauren Boeberthis rival, adam fresh, concedes her home race in Colorado (NYT)
Council race in the city of Michigan, which was governed by two slips (AP)
What happens when 10,000 minks are released? A district finds out. (The Washington Post)
https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2022/11/donald-trump-merrick-garland-doj-special-counself-jack-smith DOJ appoints war crimes prosecutor from The Hague to investigate Trump