Category: Trump conviction

Turley says it would be ‘absurd’ to send ‘elderly, first offender’ Trump to jail

Legal expert Jonathan Turley said Monday that it would be “absurd” if former President Trump were sentenced to jail for his conviction on felony charges, predicting that he would instead get off with a lighter punishment. Trump was convicted early this month of 34 counts of falsifying business documents in a case where prosecutors argued he illegally covered up hush money payments made to hide…

Harris on Trump conviction: ‘Cheaters don’t like getting caught’

Vice President Kamala Harris took a swipe at former President Trump Tuesday in a new interview, calling him out for being convicted in his New York hush money trial last week. When asked on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” whether those she found out about the verdict with pretended “not to be happy” about it, Harris instead pointed to the gravity of the case and the…

Trump says trial, conviction ‘very hard’ on wife Melania

Former President Trump said Sunday that his weeks-long criminal hush money trial in New York City and conviction Thursday have been “very hard” on his wife, Melania, amid testimony recounting his alleged infidelity. Trump was convicted Thursday of 34 felony counts of falsifying business documents, the first time a former president was ever convicted of a crime. He has appealed the ruling. The charges were…

Phillips suggests Hochul pardon Trump ‘for the good of the country’

Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.) pressed New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) to pardon former President Trump following his recent conviction in his hush money trial. “Donald Trump is a serial liar, cheater, and philanderer, a six-time declarer of corporate bankruptcy, an instigator of insurrection, and a convicted felon who thrives on portraying himself as a victim,” Phillips said in a post on social platform X…

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer says Trump’s conviction in hush money case ‘hit her hard’

A lawyer for Stormy Daniels, the adult film star central to former President Trump’s hush money trial, said Friday that Trump’s recent conviction “hit her hard.” “I got a pretty instant report from the courthouse,” Attorney Clark Brewster said in an interview on NewsNation’s “Elizabeth Vargas Reports. “And so, it hadn’t hit the news yet when I told her, really. And, she was really kind…

Cohen after hush money verdict: ‘I will never be a punching bag to Donald Trump or anyone’ 

Former President Trump’s ex-fixer Michael Cohen took a swing at Trump Friday, after his former boss was convicted in the criminal hush money case. “I want peace,” Cohen said Friday to host Nicolle Wallace on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House.” “You can’t have peace when Donald Trump is around, because one of the things he talks about in many of his books, it’s a common theme,…

Rubio: Biden is ‘demented man propped up by wicked and deranged people’

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) slammed President Biden on Friday calling him a “demented man” in a post on the social media platform X. “Our current President is a demented man propped up by wicked & deranged people willing to destroy our country to remain in power,” Rubio said in the post, which features a video of Biden following a Friday announcement about the Israel-Hamas war….