What could happen to Menendez’s Senate seat now that he’s been convicted?

What could happen to Menendez’s Senate seat now that he’s been convicted?

(WASHINGTON) -- With Sen. Bob Menendez having been found guilty by a jury, calls for him to resign are coming from the highest levels, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.But Menendez, at least for the time being, continues to hold his position as New Jersey's senior senator.Here's what we know…
Amazon Prime Day a ‘major cause’ of injuries: Senate committee report

Amazon Prime Day a ‘major cause’ of injuries: Senate committee report

(WASHINGTON) -- With Amazon Prime Day in full swing, a report released this week by a Senate committee claims the two-day promotional event is a "major cause of injuries" for workers at the retailer’s warehouses.The interim report from the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) accuses Amazon…
What’s next for Trump’s classified documents case? Experts weigh in

What’s next for Trump’s classified documents case? Experts weigh in

(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge's decision Monday to dismiss Donald Trump's classified documents case elevated a widely disputed theory about the legitimacy of special counsels to derail one of the most serious legal threats faced by the former president, legal experts told ABC News.Judge Aileen Cannon ruled that special…
RNC attendees embrace JD Vance as Trump’s 2024 running mate

RNC attendees embrace JD Vance as Trump’s 2024 running mate

MILWUAKEE --  The first day of the Republican National Convention came with a big reveal: J.D. Vance is Donald Trump's choice to be his running mate in the 2024 election.The 39-year-old senator was met with rousing cheers as he walked onto the convention floor, where he stopped for selfies and…
Judge dismisses Donald Trump’s classified documents case

Judge dismisses Donald Trump’s classified documents case

(FORT PIERCE, Fla.) -- In a surprising ruling Monday, the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump was dismissed by the federal judge overseeing the case.The ruling dismisses one of the two cases brought by special counsel Jack Smith, who is also overseeing the election interference case against the…
RNC 2024 Day 1 live updates: Trump VP pick Vance appears on convention floor

RNC 2024 Day 1 live updates: Trump VP pick Vance appears on convention floor

(MILWAUKEE) -- The Republican National Convention is set to kick off in Milwaukee on Monday -- just two days after Donald Trump was wounded in an assassination attempt at a Pennsylvania rally on Saturday evening.Despite the shooting, the gathering of more than 50,000 attendees, including an expected 2,400 Republican delegates,…
What to know about Secret Service director Kimberly Cheatle

What to know about Secret Service director Kimberly Cheatle

(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, the U.S. Secret Service has faced mounting scrutiny for its failure to prevent the attack.Much of the criticism has been aimed at the agency's director, Kimberly Cheatle. Cheatle, who was appointed to the role by President…
Trump picks JD Vance as 2024 running mate

Trump picks JD Vance as 2024 running mate

(MILWAUKEE) -- Former President Donald Trump has picked Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance as his running mate, placing a young, ideological ally alongside him on the Republican 2024 ticket.Trump announced Vance would be his running mate on Monday, writing on Truth Social that the Ohio Republican is "the person best suited…