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Donald Trump claims there was ‘no fraud whatsoever’ at New York for trial
Donald Trump blamed Joe Biden for opening a “Pandora’s box” of tit-for-tat political retribution in a speech to occasion trustworthy in New York on Saturday evening.
Speaking at a black tie dinner on the Cipriani Wall Street restaurant, the previous president warned the nation would by no means be the identical after his indictments on 91 counts in 4 separate felony instances.
“I can only say to Joe: Be very careful what you wish for, but (what) you have done is a terrible thing,” Mr Trump stated to a raucous viewers of 1,000 GOP officers, lawmakers and donors on the New York Young Republican Club’s 111th Annual Gala.
Mr Trump later doubled down on claims he could be a “dictator on day one” of a second time period.
“You know why I wanted to be a dictator? Because I want a wall, and I want to drill, drill, drill,” Mr Trump stated.
On Sunday, Mr Trump introduced he would not testify at his civil fraud trial in New York on Monday.
In two all-caps posts on Truth Social, he wrote that he had already “SUCCESSFULLY & CONCLUSIVELY” testified and didn’t see any want to look once more.
Five key takeaways from Republican debate
Wednesday evening’s showdown in Alabama touched on points which earlier debates omitted — most obviously, the GOP’s tradition warfare towards transgender Americans. But the principle function of the final meetup of the 4 underdog Republican candidates appears to have been the animosity which spilled out into view at a number of factors.
Obviously, the frontrunner, Donald Trump, was as soon as once more absent. So none of this actually mattered within the grand scheme of the 2024 Republican main; he’s the huge favorite to win the nomination, and stays so after tonight. But what tonight’s debate actually did was illustrate the larger state of the trendy Republican Party, and what sort of candidate everybody who’s not Donald Trump, the Republican insiders, imagine their occasion desires to see — if not now, then in 2028.
With that in thoughts, let’s check out the final Republican debate of the 12 months, and doubtless the election cycle, as we put together for the Iowa caucuses subsequent month:
John Bowden11 December 2023 05:30
Could Colorado’s highest courtroom kick Trump off the 2024 poll?
The case in Colorado is amongst dozens of authorized challenges throughout the nation that throw Mr Trump’s eligibility into query, pointing to a constitutional modification that prohibits anybody who “engaged in insurrection or rebellion” from holding public workplace.
So far, no courts have discovered Mr Trump ineligible. But after a week-long trial final month, a state choose in Colorado dominated that whereas the previous president supported the rebellion, a ban from workplace doesn’t apply to presidents.
An attraction to the state’s Supreme Court, the place all seven justices are Democratic appointees, challenges not solely whether or not the previous president was liable for frightening his supporters to riot on the US Capitol on January 6, but additionally whether or not that ought to make him ineligible for returning to the White House.
Oliver O’Connell11 December 2023 02:30
Fake electors: Wisconsin Republicans settle lawsuit and agree Trump misplaced in 2020
A bunch of 10 Republicans who acted as “fake electors” within the 2020 presidential election and signed official-looking paperwork claiming Donald Trump gained Wisconsin have settled a lawsuit towards them.
They have agreed to withdraw their inaccurate filings, acknowledge Joe Biden gained the presidency and never function presidential electors in 2024 or in any election the place Trump is on the poll.
The 10 pretend electors will ship a press release to the federal government workplaces that obtained the Electoral College votes saying that their actions have been “part of an attempt to improperly overturn the 2020 presidential election results”.
Oliver O’Connell10 December 2023 23:30
Trump backs out of fraud trial testimony after failing to dam gag order
Donald Trump introduced he’s canceling plans for his return to the witness stand hours earlier than he was as a result of testify for a second time at his fraud trial in Manhattan.
In two livid, all-caps posts on his Truth Social on Sunday, the previous president revived his acquainted false assaults directed on the choose overseeing the trial and the state legal professional basic suing him as Mr Trump maintained he did nothing mistaken after he was discovered liable for defrauding banks and buyers for over a decade.
Alex Woodward has the story.
Bevan Hurley10 December 2023 21:58
Trump backs out of testifying at New York fraud trial
Donald Trump says he’ll not testify at his civil fraud trial in New York on Monday.
In an all caps submit on Truth Social on Sunday, the previous president wrote that he “VERY SUCCESSFULLY & CONCLUSIVELY” testified final month and didn’t see any want to look once more.
Mr Trump had been anticipated to return to the witness stand on Monday because the defence brings its case to an in depth.
The former president might face the compelled break up of his his actual property empire after a choose dominated he had inflated the worth of his companies and properties in return for tax breaks and beneficial lending phrases.
Bevan Hurley10 December 2023 21:02
Fake electors: Six Republicans in Nevada charged over scheme to flip Trump’s loss
A grand jury in Nevada has voted to indict six Republicans, together with the occasion’s state chair, after they falsely pledged the state’s electoral votes to Donald Trump within the 2020 presidential election.
Nevada’s Democratic Attorney General Aaron Ford introduced felony expenses on Wednesday, marking one other spherical of state-level felony expenses towards members of a so-called “fake elector” plot that sought to overturn Joe Biden’s victory, a scheme central to federal and state expenses towards the previous president.
“When the efforts to undermine faith in our democracy began after the 2020 election, I made it clear that I would do everything in my power to defend the institutions of our nation and our state,” Mr Ford stated in a press release.
“We cannot allow attacks on democracy to go unchallenged,” he added. “Today’s indictments are the product of a long and thorough investigation, and as we pursue this prosecution, I am confident that our judicial system will see justice done.”
Oliver O’Connell10 December 2023 20:30
Trump allies defend his ‘day one’ dictatorship
During an occasion on Fox News billed as a city corridor on Tuesday, host Sean Hannity gave him an opportunity to make clear that “under no circumstances, you are promising America tonight, you would never abuse power as retribution against anybody.”
His supporters and marketing campaign have framed his feedback as a joke to assault his critics, a defence that has tried to rewrite and undermine his personal phrases and actions during the last a number of months, together with his express guarantees of a marketing campaign of retribution and political vengeance towards his rivals.
Oliver O’Connell10 December 2023 17:30
Trump tells Biden: ‘Be very careful what you wish for’
Donald Trump doubled down on claims he could be a “dictator on day one” of a second time period, and blamed Joe Biden for opening a “Pandora’s box” of tit-for-tat political retribution in a speech to occasion trustworthy in New York on Saturday evening.
Speaking on the black tie dinner at Cipriano restaurant on Wall St, Mr Trump stated the nation would by no means be the identical after he was indicted on 91 counts in 4 separate instances.
“I can only say to Joe: Be very careful what you wish for, but you have done is a terrible thing,” Mr Trump stated to an viewers of 1,000, in response to the New York Post.
Mr Trump delivered the keynote tackle for the New York Young Republican Club’s 111th Annual Gala.
He additionally addressed his claims to a Fox News city corridor through the week that he needed to be a dictator on day one.
“I said I want to be a dictator for one day,” , Mr Trump stated. “You know why I wanted to be a dictator? Because I want a wall, and I want to drill, drill, drill.”
During an 80-minute speech, the Republican frontrunner claimed that being labelled as a menace to democracy was the Democrats’ “newest hoax” towards him.
Bevan Hurley10 December 2023 16:56
Young voters might ship the deadly blow to Biden’s marketing campaign
More good financial information doesn’t look like getting by to younger voters, The Independent’s Andrew Feinberg writes.
They’re not proud of President Biden and it’s unclear whether or not his marketing campaign is able to win them again.
Bevan Hurley10 December 2023 16:21
Appeals courtroom upholds Trump’s gag order in election conspiracy case
The gag order put in place by US District Judge Tanya Chutkan prohibited the previous president from launching a “pretrial smear campaign” as he seeks the 2024 Republican nomination for president, the choose wrote in October.
Federal appellate courtroom judges in Washington DC on Friday agreed that a few of Mr Trump’s public statements “pose a significant and imminent threat to the fair and orderly adjudication of the ongoing criminal proceeding, warranting a speech-constraining protective order,” however stated that the preliminary order “sweeps in more protected speech than is necessary.”
Mr Trump’s attorneys argued that the order unconstitutionally interferes together with his “core political speech” as he runs for president whereas defending himself from a number of lawsuits and 4 felony prosecutions, together with two instances surrounding his alleged makes an attempt to unlawfully overturn the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election.
Oliver O’Connell10 December 2023 14:30