Category: Donald Trump

Trump thinks he can peel voters away from Biden in Democratic-heavy Philadelphia. Here’s how he plans to do it.

Former President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally in Pennsylvania. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Trump on Saturday is headlining a rally at Temple University in deep blue Philadelphia. The former president hopes to make inroads with Biden’s base of Black voters. Trump has focused his campaign message on the economy. But Biden retains deep ties to the city. For former President Donald Trump, few…

Trump demands recusal of NY civil fraud judge over chat with outside lawyer

Attorneys for former President Trump demanded Thursday that the judge who oversaw his civil fraud trial recuse himself from the case over allegations he improperly discussed it with an outside party. “Allegations have surfaced revealing this Court may have engaged in actions fundamentally incompatible with the responsibilities attendant to donning the black robe and sitting in judgment,” Trump attorneys Alina Habba and Clifford Robert wrote…

Trump says Taylor Swift shouldn’t endorse Biden because he ‘doesn’t know how to get off a stage’

Former President Donald Trump questioned how Taylor Swift could support President Joe Biden. Kara Durrette/Getty Images; David Becker/Getty Images Donald Trump questioned why Taylor Swift would support President Joe Biden. The former president made his comments during what was billed as a policy discussion with House Republicans. Swift endorsed Biden in 2020. She hasn’t made an endorsement in the 2024 race. Former President Donald Trump…

Naomi Biden shouldn’t have had to testify against father, juror says

One of the jurors who voted to convict Hunter Biden on gun charges Tuesday said he felt bad for Naomi Biden, who was called to testify on her father’s behalf. “I think that was a bad mistake for them to put her on the stand,” the male juror, No. 10, said in a CNN interview after the verdict was read in a federal courtroom in…

Trump got special treatment from NYC probation, and defense lawyers are crying foul

Former President Donald Trump Scott Olson/Getty Images Trump was allowed to do his NYC pre-sentencing interview virtually and with his lawyer present. New York lawyers say this is preferential treatment for a billionaire ex-president. Low-income defendants are required to do their interviews in person and without a lawyer, they say. Donald Trump was allowed to do his pre-sentencing interview on Monday via video and with…

Trump’s hush-money judge alerted lawyers about a Facebook comment claiming Trump would be convicted 24 hours before it happened. The...

A person claiming to be a “professional” troll posted on an official court Facebook page claiming that their cousin, a juror in Donald Trump’s hush money trial, predicted his conviction before it occurred. SAUL LOEB via Getty Images A self-described “professional” troll posted that their cousin, a juror in Trump’s hush money trial, predicted his conviction. The Facebook post became the subject of a letter from…

Steve Bannon has to actually go to prison by July 1, Trump-appointed judge says

Steve Bannon, former advisor to President Donald Trump, and attorney Matthew Evan Corcoran, depart the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on June 6, 2024 in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura/Getty Images Steve Bannon must start serving his four-month prison sentence by July 1, a judge ruled. Bannon was convicted in 2022 of contempt of Congress for defying a January 6 Committee subpoena. Bannon plans to appeal…

NYPD preparing to revoke Trump’s license to carry 3 pistols: report

Pool/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump is a convicted felon after the recent verdict in the hush-money trial. That makes possession of a firearm a federal crime. Trump’s New York license to carry a concealed weapon was already suspended last year, CNN reported. Former President Donald Trump’s New York license to carry a weapon is likely about to be revoked by the New York Police…

Trump and Biden’s chief of staff are squaring off next week to sway top business execs

Former President Donald Trump and White House chief of staff Jeff Zients are set to address an influential group of CEOs. Sarah Yenesel-Pool/Getty Images; Patrick Semansky/AP Donald Trump is set to address a influential meeting of the nation’s top CEOs. The former president is making a major play for Wall Street. President Joe Biden is sending his White House chief of staff Jeff Zients to…

Sequoia partner Doug Leone once again supports Trump after previously renouncing him

Doug Leone (left) endorsed Donald Trump (right) on Monday, despite his previous rebuke of the former president after the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Getty Images Doug Leone wrote on X that he will support Donald Trump for president in this year’s election. Leone previously rebuked Trump, saying he’d incited the riot at the Capitol on January 6th, 2021. Leone’s endorsement adds him to…

Trump has brought democracy to its breaking point. Will the voters care?

The heart of the Biden presidential campaign’s message is that democracy is at stake in 2024 presidential election. But last week’s Quinnipiac polling showed Americans rank the economy (28 percent) as their top concern, even as stocks, employment and wages all perform strongly. Preserving democracy comes in second at 21 percent. Only 10 percent of Trump-backing Republicans think eroding democracy is a top concern. The economy (46…

Stormy Daniels breaks her media silence and says Melania should leave Donald Trump

Stormy Daniels (left), former President Donald Trump (center), and his wife Melania Trump (right). Jacek Boczarski/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images; Alon Skuy via Getty Images; Justin Lane/Pool via Getty Images Stormy Daniels says Melania should leave former president Donald Trump. Trump was found guilty of all 34 felony counts related to a hush-money payment to Daniels. Daniels said Trump should go to prison or become a…

WATCH: Donald Trump Speaks Out About His Conviction & Says He’s “OK” With Going To Jail

Donald Trump sat down with Fox and Friends for an exclusive interview following the announcement of his guilty verdict. Per The Shade Room, the former president was convicted on 34 felony counts of falsifying records after paying adult entertainer Stormy Daniels before his 2016 presidential campaign. RELATED: President Biden Reacts To Donald Trump’s Guilty Verdict In New York Hush Money Case Donald Trump Speaks On…

Donald Trump Joins TikTok, App He Had Tried to Ban as President Citing ‘Credible’ Threat to U.S. National Security

Donald Trump gained millions of followers on TikTok in the hours after launching an account on the short-form video app — which, when he occupied the White House, he had threatened with a nationwide ban unless Chinese internet giant ByteDance sold control of TikTok to U.S.-based entities. Trump’s first TikTok on @realdonaldtrump, posted late Saturday […] Go to Source

Jill Biden says Trump ‘dangerous’ to LGBTQ+ community at Pittsburgh Pride festival

First Lady Jill Biden said that former President Trump is “dangerous” to the LGBTQ+ community, slamming her husband’s main general election rival at Pittsburgh’s annual Pride festival on Saturday.  Biden, apart from going after Trump, talked about the headway the LGBTQ+ community has made but also warned of challenges that are still ahead.  “Donald Trump is a bully,” Biden said while at the Allegheny Commons…

Central Park Five exoneree calls Trump verdict ‘karma’

“Central Park Five” exoneree Raymond Santana called former President Trump’s verdict in his hush-money case “karma.”  “For me, it was about karma,” Santana said during his Saturday appearance on CNN with anchor Victor Blackwell, highlighted by Mediaite. “It was the example of, this is what happens when rich billionaires who stand on white privilege now have to answer, right?” “So it becomes a surreal moment….

Swing-district Republicans in New York decried Trump’s conviction. It could cost them politically.

Rep. Anthony D’Esposito, former President Donald Trump, and Rep. Marc Molinaro. AP Photo/Alex Brandon; Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool; AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein Key Republicans in NY swing districts are standing behind Trump after his hush-money conviction. The lawmakers have parroted Trump’s argument that the conviction undermines the judicial system. But that support could hurt them politically among suburban moderates and independents. For GOP…

Robert De Niro denied top broadcast award following his anti-Trump speech outside court, report says

Robert De Niro speaks in support of Joe Biden outside Manhattan Criminal Court. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/Getty Images Robert De Niro will not be honored at the National Association of Broadcasters ceremony, a report said. The film star called Trump a “clown” outside the former president’s criminal trial in New York City. De Niro’s recent “high-profile activities will create a distraction,” said a NAB statement. Robert De Niro…

Anna Duggar (Yes, Anna Duggar!) Reacts to Donald Trump Guilty Verdict

As you may have heard by now, history was made on Thursday afternoon. A jury of 12 men and women found Donald Trump guilty on 34 felonies related to a payment he made in 2016 to bury a tabloid story about his extramarital affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels. This jury determined that Trump falsified business records eight years ago, illegally using campaign funds…

Robert De Niro Celebrates Trump’s Conviction: ‘This Is My Country. This Guy Wants to Destroy It’

Robert De Niro didn’t hold back when he was asked about Donald Trump’s guilty verdict in the Stormy Daniels hush money case Thursday. “I think justice was served,” he said on the carpet for his new movie “Ezra.” “This is just one part of the whole picture, so I want to be very careful.” Though […] Go to Source

Donald Trump Found GUILTY on All Counts in Hush Money Trial

Donald Trump has made history. But it may be the sort of history that not even he wishes he had not made. Late on Thursday afternoon, a jury of Trump’s peers found the twice-impeached, ex-Commander-in-Chief guilty on all 34 counts related to the very recent trial in which Trump was accused of falsifying business records back in 2016. He is the first former United States…

Donald Trump found guilty in hush-money case

A New York jury has found former US President Donald Trump guilty of falsifying business records to commit election fraud. This historic decision makes Trump the first former US president to be criminally convicted. He was found guilty of all 34 counts he faced. Unanimity was required for any verdict. Trump will now be sentenced on July 11. Speaking outside the court, Trump claimed that…

Billionaire Bill Ackman is reportedly leaning toward endorsing Trump

Billionaire Bill Ackman is leaning toward endorsing former President Donald Trump. Adam Jeffery/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Pershing Square Capital Management CEO Bill Ackman is leaning to supporting Donald Trump. According to multiple reports, Ackman is considering a public announcement backing Trump. He would join a growing list of Wall Street titans that have lined up behind the former president.  Billionaire investor Bill Ackman…

Trump looked ‘very demolished’ by verdict, says court sketch artist who captured the moment

Donald Trump, standing after his verdict. Christine Cornell/BI The hush-money verdict was announced just as trial attendees expected to go home for the day. Trump began shaking his head ‘No,’ after the 5th ‘guilty,’ said court artist Christine Cornell. “He looked very demolished by it. He really did,” Cornell said. Donald Trump looked “demolished” after being found guilty of 34 counts of felony falsifying business records,…

Scaramucci: Trump preparing himself mentally for guilty plea

Former Trump White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said that former President Trump is preparing himself mentally for a guilty plea in his New York hush-money case.  In reaction on Wednesday to Trump fuming outside the courtroom that “Mother Teresa could not beat these charges, these charges are rigged, the whole thing is rigged,” Scaramucci said the former president is bracing his supporters and himself…

Donald Trump’s jury ends its first day of deliberations deep in the hush-money conspiracy weeds

Donald Trump with attorney Todd Blanche at his hush-money trial in New York. Getty Images/Yuki Iwamura The Trump hush-money jury deliberated for 4.5 hours Wednesday before breaking for the day. First thing Thursday, they’ll get read-backs of key testimony by David Pecker and Michael Cohen. The read-back request suggests day one of deliberations ended deep in the election-conspiracy weeds. Former President Donald Trump’s Manhattan jury…

In a baffling closing argument, Trump attorney Todd Blanche used DA’s evidence against his own client

Donald Trump at his New York hush-money trial, where his lawyer, Todd Blanche, delivered closing arguments Tuesday. Christine Cornell via AP, Pool In closings Tuesday, defense lawyer Todd Blanche tried the classic “but if he did do it” defense. If Trump did falsify documents, he didn’t do it with the required criminal intent, Blanche argued. He then showed jurors 3 prosecution exhibits where Trump admits to…

Disengaged voters could be the key to Biden winning a second term. But they need to be convinced on the...

President Joe Biden speaks about investing in clean energy manufacturing at CS Wind in Pueblo, Colorado. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik A new poll shows Trump’s polling gains have been powered by voters who didn’t cast a ballot in 2020. The Times says these voters could stay home or return to Biden.  Many of these voters actually lean Democratic, but they’ve drifted away from Biden over the…

Hillary Clinton says Democrats underestimated anti-abortion activists: ‘We could have done more to fight’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. AP Photo/Markus Schreiber Hillary Clinton said that Democrats didn’t do enough to stop the demise of Roe. “We didn’t take it seriously, and we didn’t understand the threat,” she told The New York Times. Ahead of November, abortion and reproductive rights are top of mind for many voters. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in an interview for a…

WATCH: Trump Brings Out New York Rappers Sheff G & Sleepy Hallow At Bronx Rally

Roommates, get into this! Presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump brought out controversial New York rappers Sheff G and Sleepy Hallow during his Bronx rally on May 23. RELATED: UPDATE: President Biden Has Reportedly Agreed To Crowdless Debates Against Trump For THESE Reasons NY Daily News reported that the two artists exchanged pleasantries with the presidential candidate and then briefly spoke to the MAGA attendees. Former…