Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

A look at Trump's legal troubles on the evening that he's set to turn himself in

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Former President Donald Trump is expected to turn himself in this evening at the Fulton County jail in Atlanta, Ga. Trump will be booked and have his photo taken and then leave the facility.

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Trump tests the tolerance of judges and even his own lawyers

Friday, August 18, 2023

Former President Donald Trump's rhetoric could be setting him up for an ugly clash with judges overseeing the criminal cases against him.

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Justice Department appoints special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden

Saturday, August 12, 2023

Attorney General Merrick Garland appoints a special counsel to investigate President Biden's son Hunter as his earlier plea deal appears to have collapsed.

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What David Weiss can do having been named special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden

Friday, August 11, 2023

Delaware U.S. Attorney David Weiss, who has been investigating criminal allegations against President Biden's son Hunter has been named a special counsel. He made the request on Tuesday.

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Garland names special counsel in Hunter Biden investigation

Friday, August 11, 2023

David Weiss, a Trump appointee as U.S. attorney who was retained during the Biden administration, has been investigating Hunter Biden since 2019.

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Judge delivers mixed ruling on protective order in Trump's Jan. 6 case

Friday, August 11, 2023

A protective order would bar Trump and his attorneys from improperly using any evidence that prosecutors share with the defense team.

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Trump legal team will be back in court for another hearing in D.C.

Friday, August 11, 2023

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump return to court in Washington, D.C., in another skirmish over procedures in the case that accuses him of trying to overturn the 2020 election.

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Special counsel proposes a trial date for Trump Jan. 6 case

Thursday, August 10, 2023

The special counsel's office has proposed that a federal judge set Jan. 2, 2024 as the start of former President Donald Trump's trial on charges related to efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

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Trump pleads not guilty to charges he conspired to overturn the 2020 election

Friday, August 04, 2023

Former President Donald Trump was arraigned in a federal courthouse in Washington on Thursday, and he pleaded not guilty to the charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and witness tampering.

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Inside the courtroom as former President Trump is arraigned on 4 felony charges

Thursday, August 03, 2023

Former President Donald Trump is arraigned on four felony charges that accuse him of conspiring to stay in power even though he knew he lost the 2020 election.

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Trump is arraigned and pleads not guilty to charges he conspired to overturn election

Thursday, August 03, 2023

Former President Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to four felony charges that he attempted to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

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Trump is indicted on 4 counts related to efforts to overturn the 2020 election

Wednesday, August 02, 2023

Former President Donald Trump is now facing a third indictment. The latest charges stem from his efforts to cling to power after losing the 2020 election.

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Trump charged with 4 felony counts for attempt to overturn the 2020 election

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

Former President Donald Trump was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on four counts related to efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, according to court documents.

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Where Trump's legal issues stand as he sees more charges in classified documents case

Friday, July 28, 2023

Former President Donald Trump faces three new charges in the case accusing him of hoarding classified documents as a grand jury continues to investigate his role in trying to overturn 2020's election.

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Trump charged with additional counts in Mar-a-Lago documents case

Thursday, July 27, 2023

A new defendant was also added the indictment against Trump and his aide Walt Nauta. Carlos de Oliveira was added to the obstruction conspiracy charged in the original indictment.

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Trump could face federal indictment soon over effort to overturn 2020 election defeat

Monday, July 24, 2023

Former President Trump is anticipating federal criminal charges for his role in trying to cling to power after the 2020 election, the most serious legal trouble he faces in a summer of indictments.

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Public defenders' low income clients will suffer the most from funding crisis

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Federal public defenders warn they face severe budget cuts that could require them to trim more than 10% of their current staff. That will hurt many of their low income clients.

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Federal public defenders warn budget cuts may threaten ability to represent clients

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Federal public defenders face a looming budget crisis that threatens their ability to represent indigent people accused of crimes.

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Trump says he was notified that he's a target of DOJ's Jan. 6 investigation

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Former President Donald Trump says he has been notified he is a target of the federal grand jury probe into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

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Trump says he received a letter saying he's a target of DOJ's Jan. 6 investigation

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

The former president says he learned Sunday that he may be charged with a federal crime by a grand jury investigating the Capitol siege. A spokesman for special counsel Jack Smith declined to comment.

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