Donald Trump vows to stay in the 2024 race if he faces criminal charges
Numerous Trump staffers and advisers have reportedly been subpoenaed as part of the special counsel’s investigation into classified documents at Mar-a-Lago.
Meanwhile, the former president continued to denounce the “FALSE INVESTIGATIONS BY RADICAL-LEFT DEMOCRAT-ACCLAIMERS” and posted a new 2024 campaign-style video about how he would prevent World War III. In particular, he calls for the complete dismantling of “the entire globalist neo-conservative establishment that is constantly dragging us into endless wars”.
Despite the defiant tone, a lawyer for the former president has admitted that it is now “more likely” that the former president will face criminal charges over the hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels.
told Joe Tacopina NewsNation that – while he hopes “justice will prevail” – he believes it seems more likely that Mr. Trump will be indicted.
Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen ended his testimony in the case Wednesday as Manhattan prosecutors stepped up the investigation into whether the former president falsified business records when he made a $130,000 payment to Daniels days before the 2016 election .
Former editor of a Jewish newspaper indicted for seizing a riot crime at the Capitol
A former top editor of an Orthodox Jewish newspaper in New York City was arrested Thursday on charges of interfering with police officers trying to protect the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.
Elliot Resnick, 39, was editor-in-chief of The Jewish Press as he joined the mob of Donald Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to an FBI agent’s affidavit.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2023 5:15 AM
Trump firmly ahead of DeSantis in new poll
The survey found that the former president had a strong lead over his most competitive potential rival in 2024, undeclared Florida governor Ron DeSantis, in both head-to-head matches and wider contests with other Republicans in the field.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2023 03:15
GOP congressman faces questions over $25,000 children’s cemetery funds
A Republican congressman who was recently criticized for misrepresenting his educational background is now under scrutiny after he refused to explain what happened to the money he raised to build a children’s cemetery.
Graig Graziosi has the story.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2023 02:15 AM
Lindsey criticized Graham for provoking ‘dangerous escalation’ with Russia
The Russian ambassador to the United States slammed Republican Senator Lindsey Graham for suggesting that the United States shoot down all Russian planes if they “ever come close to another American asset flying in international waters.”
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2023 1:15 AM
Whoopi Goldberg apologizes after using slur in reference to Trump
Following Wednesday’s (March 15) episode of the US talk series, the co-host briefly came under fire for her use of a dated insult while discussing former US President Donald Trump’s current legal battle.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2023 00:15
Trump’s inner circle received numerous subpoenas in a special counsel investigation: report
At least two dozen people close to Donald Trump, ranging from aides in the inner circle to staffers at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, have been subpoenaed as part of the special counsel’s investigation into the former president’s handling of classified documents. president, reports CNN. .
“They cast an extremely wide net – anyone and everyone who could have seen anything,” an anonymous source familiar with the investigation told the broadcaster.
Investigators have spoken with a Mar-a-Lago employee seen on moving boxes on security footage and called Trump adviser Margo Martin to appear before a grand jury in Washington on Thursday, CNN added.
Federal officials have been investigating Mr. Trump’s conduct at the Florida estate since the summer of 2022, when the FBI searched Mar-a-Lago in August and uncovered numerous documents marked as classified, after a lengthy back and forth. again in which the former president allegedly did not meet federal archivists.
More details in our full story.
Josh MarcusMarch 16, 2023 11:28 PM
Lindsey Graham: Trump would have thought aliens stole his votes
Donald Trump was so desperate to defend election fraud claims that he would have believed aliens stole ballots, his close ally and Senator Lindsey Graham reportedly told a jury.
In an interview with the Atlanta Journal Constitutionfive of the 23 members of the Fulton County grand jury provided details of eight months of testimony about the former president’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results.
Alisha Rahman Sarkar has the story.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 16, 2023 11:15 PM
The Georgia grand jury heard the third Trump 2020 election call
A special grand jury in Georgia reportedly heard a recording of Donald Trump trying to get then-state chairman David Ralston to convene a special session of the legislature to overturn Joe Biden’s narrow 2020 election victory in the state.
Ralston, who has since passed away, reportedly denied the outgoing president’s request, reportedly telling Trump, “I will do everything in my power that I think is appropriate,” jurors said. spoke to the president. Atlanta Journal Constitutionwho first reported the news of the call.
No special session was ever called, although Republicans in the state did hatch a plan to serve as unauthorized mock voters and cast their ballots in the Electoral College for Donald Trump, even though Biden won the state’s vote.
Josh Marcus has the story.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 16, 2023 10:15 PM
Who is going all out to be Trump’s VP pick?
The main contenders are almost all women…
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 16, 2023 9:30 PM
Dozens of Mar-a-Lago employees subpoenaed in investigation of classified documents, report said
CNN reports that at least two dozen people at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, ranging from staff to aides and members of the former president’s circle, have been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury investigating the handover of classified documents found at the Florida estate.
The network cites multiple sources familiar with the investigation.
On Thursday, Margo Martin, a communications officer who worked at the White House who followed Trump to Florida, appeared before the grand jury in Washington, DC.
When approached by CNN, she declined to answer questions.
One source described the Justice Department’s efforts as “casting an extremely wide net”.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 16, 2023 8:32 PM