Latest from Carol D. Leonnig

How Trump’s health department fell in love with charter jets

Documents offer new insight into the strategy of shuttling former HHS secretary Tom Price around America.
  • Oct 6, 2021

House Jan. 6 committee issues subpoenas for pro-Trump rally organizers

Lawmakers issued 11 new subpoenas for those who might shed light on communications with the White House.
  • Sep 29, 2021

House Jan. 6 committee issues subpoenas for Trump aides and advisers, including Meadows and Scavino

Along with asking for certain records related to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the committee is instructing the four men to appear for depositions in mid-October.
  • Sep 23, 2021

Capitol Police chief dropped request for armed National Guard members to be on standby for Saturday’s rally after Pentagon discussions

A top Senate security official said the original request did not follow proper protocol. Chief J. Thomas Manger instead asked for troops who would be unarmed, other than batons, which was approved by the Department of Defense.
  • Sep 17, 2021

Trump gave six months extra Secret Service protection to his kids, three officials. It cost taxpayers $1.7 million. 

Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin traveled repeatedly to the Middle East and Mexico while protected by agents.
  • Sep 17, 2021

Audio: Trump says he spoke to a ‘loving crowd’ at Jan. 6 rally

In an exclusive interview for the new book "I Alone Can Fix It," the former president described the atmosphere on Jan. 6 before the storming of the Capitol as largely friendly and peaceful.
  • Jul 21, 2021

‘I Alone Can Fix It’ book excerpt: Inside Trump’s Election Day and the birth of the ‘big lie’

At the end of a tumultuous day, the defiant president refused to accept the signs that he was losing the White House contest to Joe Biden.
  • Jul 15, 2021

Report: Park Police didn’t clear Lafayette Square protesters for Trump visit

Investigators did not find that the White House directed the Lafayette Square clearing moments before Trump's visit on June 1, 2020.
  • Jun 9, 2021

How Trump set back the Secret Service’s recovery from scandal and strain

The agency had been undergoing overhauls since an embarrassing 2014 White House security breach, but the muted response to a similar lapse in 2017 foreshadowed challenges during the Trump administration.
  • May 14, 2021