Category: Trump

Arizona just reinstated an 1864 abortion ban, and some GOP politicians are backing away

Republicans including Kari Lake and David Schweikert are changing their minds on abortion laws after previously supporting Roe v. Wade’s reversal.  Read the original article on Business Insider Go to Source

Special counsel Jack Smith asks the Supreme Court to reject Trump’s immunity claim weeks before arguments begin

Special Counsel Jack Smith (left) has asked the Supreme Court to weigh in on Donald Trump’s (right) claim of presidential immunity. Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Pool/Getty Images Special Counsel Jack Smith implored the Supreme Court to reject Trump’s immunity claims. Trump faces multiple felony charges related to alleged 2020 election interference. The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on the matter later this…

Trump does a ‘double up’ on Biden campaign’s $26 million New York fundraiser with Palm Beach billionaire’s dinner

Former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden. Scott Olson and Drew Angerer/Getty Images Donald Trump’s campaign said it raised over $50 million at his Palm Beach fundraiser. This comes after President Joe Biden’s recent New York fundraiser, which raised $26 million. Money raised at the gala could help support Trump as his legal bills pile up. Donald Trump is dining with billionaires Saturday evening,…

Trump wins Rhode Island GOP primary

Former President Trump has won the Rhode Island Republican presidential primary, Decision Desk HQ projects. Trump, who is already the presumptive nominee for the GOP, will add at least 10 of the state’s 19 delegates from the contest to his total. Delegates are allocated proportionally to candidates who receive at least 10 percent of the vote statewide or in either of the state’s two congressional…

How many users does Donald Trump’s social media company have? He won’t say.

Donald Trump’s social media company won’t say how many users it has. That should concern investors. Michael M. Santiago/Getty, spxChrome/Getty, Tyler Le/BI Trump’s social media company released new financials, which aren’t good. But those are just the numbers he’s willing to release. He won’t share how many users he has, or how many have signed up. That’s a giant red flag. The stock price for…

Trump gagged in NY hush money case; judge bans statements about witnesses, court staff, jurors

Former President Donald Trump speaks after a hearing at New York Criminal Court. Justin Lane/Pool Photo via AP Trump’s hush-money judge, Juan Merchan, on Tuesday issued a strongly-worded gag order. The order bans any statements about witnesses, court staff, or jurors. There is “sufficient risk to the administration of justice” to warrant a gag, Merchan wrote. The Manhattan judge who will preside over the first criminal…

Trump’s preferred candidate just won the Ohio GOP Senate primary — and Democrats are thrilled

Bernie Moreno, a former car dealership owner, won the GOP Senate primary in Ohio on Tuesday. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images Bernie Moreno, a former car dealership owner endorsed by Trump, won the GOP Senate primary in Ohio. It came after a closer-than-expected race against a Trump-skeptical state senator. Democrats also worked to help Moreno win the primary, believing he’s the easiest Republican to beat….

The Trump campaign paid an expert $750,000 to find fraud in the 2020 election, only for him to dismiss their...

Donald Trump at his civil fraud trial in New York. Reuters/Pool A new book sheds light on the lengths Trump’s campaign went to find fraud in the 2020 election. Ken Block, a software engineer, revealed he was paid about $750,000 to help conduct the search. Despite the massive payday, Block told BI he disproved many of the fraud claims in minutes. A big business cropped…

3 theories to explain Trump’s TikTok flip-flop

Former President Donald Trump said if TikTok is banned, it would benefit Facebook which is “a true Enemy of the People!” AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall 2020 Donald Trump wanted to ban TikTok. 2024 Trump is against a ban. One argument for Trump’s switch: A prominent Republican donor is also a TikTok investor. But there’s an easier argument in plain sight: Trump never cared about a TikTok…

Nikki Haley Sends Donald Trump A Message After Dropping Out Of The Republican Presidential Race

Nikki Haley exited the Republican presidential race on Wednesday after Donald Trump won by a landslide on Super Tuesday. The former president is the last major candidate for the 2024 GOP nomination, but he does not have Haley’s support. RELATED: No Hometown Love? Trump Wins South Carolina Over Nikki Haley Despite It Being Her Home State Associated Press reports that Haley didn’t endorse Donnie in…

A Trump-ally with a history of antisemitic remarks and attacks on LGBTQ+ Americans could be North Carolina’s first Black governor

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson Chris Seward/AP North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson won Tuesday’s GOP gubernatorial primary. Donald Trump has repeatedly praised Robinson. But Robinson’s history of antisemitic and other derogatory remarks now looms over his gubernatorial campaign. North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson won the state’s GOP gubernatorial primary Tuesday evening, according to NBC News, setting up a closely contested race that will…

Trump’s bombastic personality defined his civil proceedings. In criminal court, lawyers from Trump’s orbit say it could be his demise.

Republican presidential candidate and former US President Donald Trump dances off stage at the conclusion of a campaign rally. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Donald Trump’s antics defined his civil court cases, including the recent New York fraud trial. However, Trump will soon be fighting off 91 charges across four criminal cases. According to former attorneys for Trump and the Trump White House, his lawyers will have…

Ivanka Trump and her shiny sari are attempting to single-handedly revive the glamorous face of Trumpworld at Ambani’s pre-wedding bash

— Ivanka Trump is in India for a glitzy wedding event, and in top form. Trump has in the last year distanced herself from politics, but she’s been active on social media. Now, she’s back in the spotlight and rubbing shoulders with some of the world’s wealthiest people. Ivanka Trump sparkled in a flashy sari at the Ambani pre-wedding soiree, bringing a pretty piece of…

Jussie Smollett Completes 5-Month Rehab Program And Prepares For Hollywood Comeback Despite Controversy

Jussie Smollett has successfully completed a 5-month rehab program and is preparing to release a new film. According to TMZ, the ‘Empire’ alum enrolled himself in a substance abuse outpatient program. He completed all of the requirements earlier this month. RELATED: Jussie Smollett Opens Up To Marc Lamont Hill In New Interview About His Ongoing Court Case—“There’s An Example Being Made Of Someone Who Didn’t…

Trump court cases: A list of all current and pending legal cases on the ex-president’s docket

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he exits the courtroom for a break during his civil fraud trial at New York Supreme Court. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Trump and his businesses are tangled in an array of state and federal investigations and lawsuits. In 2024 so far, he’s suffered more than half a billion dollars in court penalties. In March, he will have his…

A judge gave Trump 30 days to pay the $454 million civil fraud judgment. He’ll owe an additional $112,000 in...

Donald Trump Pool/Getty Images. Judge Arthur Engoron finalized his judgment in Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial on Friday. Trump now must pay $454 million in fines or secure a bond within 30 days. Trump’s legal team has said they will appeal the verdict. The countdown has officially begun for Donald Trump. Judge Arthur Engoron, overseeing the former president’s civil fraud trial, finalized his judgment in…

It may look like Trump scared NATO back into readiness — but it’s probably all down to Putin

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Conway, S.C., on February 10, 2024. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Trump shocked NATO by seemingly encouraging an attack on members that don’t meet spending targets. Some leaders have rushed to make defense deals and increase their military contributions. But it’s not really to do with Trump, and his threats have no real “silver lining,” experts said….

AOC’s questions years ago helped spark the investigation into Trump’s business. Now, he’s been ordered to pay $355 million.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) attends a House Oversight Subcommittee on Health Care and Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images As part of Friday’s fraud trial verdict, Donald Trump has been ordered to pay $355 million to the state of New York. Attorney General Letitia James, who brought the case, said the verdict was a ‘tremendous victory.’ This saga started…

Elon Musk offered to help Twitter engineers reinstate Donald Trump’s account after they struggled with glitches, book says

Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter is the subject of Zoë Schiffer’s new book “Extremely Hardcore.” Antonio Masiello/Getty Images Twitter engineers faced technical challenges when reinstating Donald Trump’s Twitter account. Engineers struggled to find enough capacity to revive the account, Zoë Schiffer wrote in her new book. The situation got so bad that Musk offered to lend a hand, Schiffer wrote in “Extremely Hardcore.” Elon Musk…

E. Jean Carroll wants to donate the millions she was awarded in latest defamation trial to ‘something Donald Trump hates.’...

Donald Trump and E. Jean Carroll. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly; Luiz C. Ribeiro/New York Daily News/Tribune News Service via Getty Images E. Jean Carroll said she wants to donate her defamation damages to “something Trump hates.” The columnist was awarded $83.3 million last week in her defamation trial against Trump.  Donald Trump hates a lot of things. Here are five  options Carroll could choose.  E. Jean Carroll wants…

Trump’s ‘disrespectful’ behavior during E. Jean Carroll trial turned the jury against him and saddled him with an $83.3 million...

E. Jean Carroll and Donald Trump. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images; Brandon Bell/Getty Images A federal jury ordered Donald Trump to pay E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million in damages on Friday. During the defamation trial, Trump and his attorney appeared to frequently frustrate the presiding judge. Two legal experts said Trump’s bad manners in court likely played a role in the jury’s decision.  A federal jury saddled…

Judge in Trump defamation trial advises jurors to ‘never disclose that you were on this jury’

E. Jean Carroll arrives for the first day of her rape and defamation lawsuit trial against former President Donald Trump. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images A federal judge advised jurors in a Trump defamation trial to not go public. “My advice to you is that you never disclose that you were on this jury,” Judge Lewis Kaplan told jurors after their verdict was read. A unanimous…