Here are the other stories conservatives are talking about today.
TRUMP DEMANDS DOJ RELEASE AFFIDAVIT: Former president Donald Trump demanded the Department of Justice release the affidavit for last week’s FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago residence yesterday evening, hours after DOJ lawyers asked a U.S. district court in Florida to keep the affidavit under wraps, arguing it contains details which would compromise the investigation if disclosed. Read more.
200K BORDER CROSSINGS IN JULY: U.S. border patrol authorities reported yesterday that there were 200,000 encounters with migrants crossing the southwestern border from Mexico illegally in July, roughly even with the previous month. Read more.
NATIONAL SEX TRAFFICKING BUST: A countrywide FBI bust of sex traffickers freed 141 adults and 121 minors in the first half of August, including 37 children who had been reported missing, the bureau announced yesterday. Read more.
TRUMP CRITICS FACE THE POLLS: Two of Donald Trump’s most vocal Republican critics faced GOP primary voters today, with Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., widely expected to lose to Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman, while Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, may have to face challenger Kelly Tshibaka again in November after the state’s open primary. Read more.
BALDWIN PULLED THE TRIGGER: Actor Alec Baldwin pulled the trigger on the prop gun that killed a crew member on the set of the movie “Rust” in New Mexico in October, FBI forensic investigators stated in a report to local police yesterday, contradicting Baldwin’s public claims that he did not fire the gun. Read more.