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Donald Trump doubles down on anti-immigrant rhetoric after Supreme Court determination

Maine’s high elections official has eliminated Donald Trump from 2024 main election ballots, marking the second state to disqualify the previous president in his bid for the White House for his involvement within the January 6 Capitol riots.

Shenna Bellows, the Maine Secretary of State, stated in a submitting on Thursday that the previous president contributed to riots on the Capitol through the use of false claims of election fraud after which directing supporters there when Congress was set to certify the 2020 election outcomes.

Hours later, California’s Secretary of State Dr Shirley Weber declined to dam Mr Trump from the state’s poll, together with his title on a listing of licensed 2024 candidates to county election officers.

This comes as Colorado Republicans are asking the US Supreme Court to reverse an historic state Supreme Court ruling that eliminated him from that state’s 2024 ballots.

That request from the state GOP to the nation’s highest courtroom adopted the unprecedented ruling from the Colorado Supreme Court that discovered the previous president is constitutionally ineligible from holding workplace for his position partaking with the Capitol riot in 2021.


ICYMI: Colorado GOP asks Supreme Court to overturn Trump’s poll elimination

Colorado Republicans are asking the US Supreme Court to reverse a state Supreme Court ruling that removes Donald Trump from the state’s ballots in 2024.

The request from the Colorado State Central Republican Committee to the nation’s highest courtroom on Wednesday follows an historic ruling from the Colorado Supreme Court that finds the previous president is constitutionally ineligible from holding workplace over his position in partaking within the January 6 assault on the US Capitol.

Trump’s authorized crew has urged it intends to file its personal enchantment, whereas his marketing campaign battles related lawsuits difficult his eligibility to seem on 2024 ballots throughout the US – together with a choice from Maine on Thursday night time that strikes him from subsequent 12 months’s main ballots.

Colorado’s ruling is paused till 4 January, in the future earlier than a state deadline to certify poll contents. But that date might lengthen indefinitely if the Supreme Court decides to take up the enchantment earlier than issuing a remaining determination at a later date. Trump will stay on the poll, for now, pending that enchantment.

Alex Woodward29 December 2023 10:10


ICYMI: Chris Christie releases scathing assault advert in opposition to Donald Trump

Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie launched an advert responding to requires him to drop out of Republican presidential main, saying he’s the one candidate keen to publicly say what many Republicans say about former president Donald Trump privately.

Mr Christie launched the advert to be performed in New Hampshire simply weeks earlier than the primary within the nation main begins. The former governor has campaigned closely within the Granite State earlier than its 23 January contest.

Mr Christie responded to criticisms that he ought to get out of the race, since he’s stopping the consolidation of non-Trump voters.

“Really? I’m the only one saying Donald Trump is a liar,” he stated. “He pits Americans against each other.”

Oliver O’Connell29 December 2023 09:50


California declines to dam Trump from 2024 poll

California’s secretary of state has declined to dam Donald Trump from the state’s 2024 presidential main poll over his position within the January 6 Capitol riots.

Secretary of State Dr Shirley Weber licensed the listing of candidates on Thursday night time and despatched it to county election officers, forward of the 5 March presidential main election.

“I, ShirleyN. Weber, Ph.D., Secretary of State of the State of California, do hereby certify that the following list contains the name of each presidential candidate who is entitled to be voted for in the Democratic, Republican, American Independent, Libertarian, Green, and Peace and Freedom parties’ Presidential Primary Elections to be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, and that no uncommitted delegations or groups of candidates for delegates have filed or qualified, and that the following list contains the name, office sought, and, if applicable, the ballot designation and party preference of each person for whom nomination papers for state-certified office have been filed in my office and who is entitled to be voted for in one or more of the counties of the state at the Presidential Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024,” she wrote.

The former president’s title was included on the listing, regardless of Dr Weber dealing with calls from the state’s Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis to take away him from the poll.

Rachel Sharp29 December 2023 09:30


Trump allies blast Maine determination to disqualify ex-president

Trump’s marketing campaign and allies in Congress and in media are livid with a choice from Maine’s high elections official to disqualify him from 2024 ballots, a choice based mostly on challenges to his eligibility underneath Section 3 of the 14th Amendemnt, which bars candidates who engaged in rebel from operating for workplace.

Third-ranking House Republican Elise Stefanik known as the choice “illegal” and “corrupt”. RNC chair Ronna McDaniel known as it “election interference”. Donald Trump Jr broadly swiped at “radical leftist/marxists in charge” who “don’t care about rules, decency, decorum, or anything other than power.”

The determination was additionally opposed by Republican Senator Susan Collins – who was certainly one of seven Republican senators to vote to convict Trump of incitement of rebel throughout his second impeachment trial.

“Maine voters should decide who wins the election – not a Secretary of State chosen by the Legislature,” she stated. “The Secretary of State’s decision would deny thousands of Mainers the opportunity to vote for the candidate of their choice, and it should be overturned.”

Alex Woodward29 December 2023 09:10


ICYMI: Maine blocks Trump from state’s 2024 main poll

Maine’s high elections official has disqualified Trump from showing on the state’s 2024 ballots.

It’s the second state to take action, and his marketing campaign is teeing up an enchantment.

Trump additionally is predicted to enchantment to the US Supreme Court, after a submitting from Colorado’s GOP requested the justices to assessment the case and reverse a Colorado determination barring Trump from subsequent 12 months’s poll.

The nation’s highest courtroom might quickly think about whether or not the frontrunner for the 2024 Republican nomination for president is ineligible for the presidency for launching an rebel, an unprecedented query on the coronary heart of greater than a dozen lawsuits throughout the nation.

Alex Woodward29 December 2023 08:50


Trump 2024: Revenge and dictatorship

Donald Trump has shared a graphic naming “revenge” and “dictatorship” as amongst his largest targets if he wins the presidency in 2024.

In a ballot printed on Tuesday, The Daily Mail requested 1,000 American voters to sum up in a single phrase what they thought Mr Trump and Joe Biden needed from a second time period in workplace.

The high entry in Mr Biden’s phrase cloud was “nothing”, adopted by “economy” and “peace”. But for Mr Trump, it was “revenge” – alongside “power”, “dictatorship”, “America”, and “economy” once more.

Mr Trump rapidly shared the graphic on his Truth Social web page with none additional remark, elevating the query of whether or not he endorses such phrases.

Oliver O’Connell29 December 2023 08:30


Why #TrumpSmells was trending

Apologies in the event you’ve intentionally been avoiding this story…

Here’s Adam Kinzinger getting very descriptive about all of it:

Oliver O’Connell29 December 2023 07:30


UFC fighter blames losses on fights being rigged in opposition to him as a Trump fan

Mr Covington did not win the welterweight title from Leon Edwards at UFC 296 in Las Vegas on 17 December, after dropping on factors.

Mike Bedigan has the story.

Oliver O’Connell29 December 2023 06:00


It’s not the primary time Haley has omitted slavery as motive for Civil War

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley was requested Wednesday by a New Hampshire voter in regards to the motive for the Civil War, and he or she didn’t point out slavery in her response — main the voter to say he was “astonished” by her omission.

Asked throughout a city corridor in Berlin, New Hampshire, what she believed had triggered the warfare — the primary pictures of which have been fired in her residence state of South Carolina — Haley talked in regards to the position of presidency, replying that it concerned “the freedoms of what people could and couldn’t do.”

She then turned the query again to the person who had requested it, who replied that he was not the one operating for president and wished as a substitute to know her reply.

After Haley went right into a lengthier rationalization in regards to the position of presidency, particular person freedom and capitalism, the questioner appeared to admonish Haley, saying, “In the year 2023, it’s astonishing to me that you answer that question without mentioning the word slavery.”

“What do you want me to say about slavery?” Haley requested, earlier than abruptly transferring on to the following query.


Trump assaults Rep Dingell for not being grateful sufficient about husband’s funeral

Ms Dingell criticized the previous president on CNN on Tuesday over Christmas Day messages he made on the Truth Social platform. Mr Trump had claimed that his political opponents “are looking to destroy our once great USA”, including “may they rot in hell”.

Ms Dingell known as Mr Trump’s message “one of the most pathetic Christmas greetings I’ve heard – when a former President of the United States who wants to return tells people on Christmas Day that they can ‘rot in hell’”.

She added that Mr Trump was including to the “divisiveness” and “division” throughout the United States.

The former president then started his response by calling her a “LOSER” on Truth Social.

Alex Woodward29 December 2023 04:00