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Could potential charges disqualify Trump from federal office?
The Lead with Jake Tapper
Aug 9, 2022

Republicans rally around Trump, questioning the DOJ’s stunning search warrant executed at Mar-a-Lago. Congressman Mike Turner of the House intelligence committee joins to discuss why now and what documents could be so important. Plus, we look at where leaders are making homelessness a crime. But, are their tactics only complicating the problem?