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Trump lawyer seems to argue president can legally assassinate political rivals

Donald Trump was at Washington DC’s Court of Appeals on Tuesday morning for a listening to to weigh the presidential immunity plea that he hopes will see his January 6 election interference case dismissed.

A panel of three judges appeared sceptical of the previous president’s declare that he enjoys sweeping immunity from prosecution as an ex-chief government as arguments had been offered.

Mr Trump’s attorneys additionally moved on Monday to throw out one other election meddling case introduced in opposition to him in Fulton County, Georgia, submitting three new motions in search of dismissal on immunity grounds as Mr Trump gloated on-line over a hearsay in regards to the private lifetime of district lawyer Fani Willis.

This comes because the embattled Republican continues campaigning forward of the Iowa caucuses on 15 January.

In an interview with Lou Dobbs final night time, Mr Trump made the stunning declaration that he believes the US financial system is “running off the fumes of what we did” and mentioned that he “hopes” it crashes.

“I don’t want to be Herbert Hoover,” he added. “The one president I just don’t want to be, Herbert Hoover.”


Judge in Trump’s federal election case focused in ‘swatting’ incident

The federal decide overseeing Donald Trump’s election interference case and the prosecutor who introduced it earlier than the court docket each seem been focused by “swatting” incidents at their respective houses.

Police and fireplace vehicles arrived at Judge Tanya Chutkan’s dwelling after false studies of a taking pictures on Sunday night time, reported NBC News.

A police report obtained by the outlet states that officers with the Metropolitan Police Department responded to a name at round 10pm and that the decide, who was not named within the report, was at dwelling once they arrived on the scene.

Oliver O’Connell10 January 2024 04:30


ICYMI: Trump loses ‘immunity’ attraction in E Jean Carroll defamation case

Donald Trump misplaced yet one more try to keep away from a trial stemming from a defamation lawsuit from E Jean Carroll, after a federal appeals court docket panel in New York refused to rehear his “immunity” defence one week earlier than the trial is about to start.

A single-page order from the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday declined to listen to his request for the case to be heard in entrance of the court docket’s full 13-member panel. Mr Trump’s subsequent choice is to attraction to the US Supreme Court.

The trial is scheduled to start in a federal courtroom in Manhattan on 15 January.

Oliver O’Connell10 January 2024 03:30


Donald is Truthing… simply not about his mother-in-law

There’s no phrase but from Donald Trump himself concerning the demise of his mother-in-law. But that doesn’t imply he’s not posting.

In truth, on the time of writing, Mr Trump has made 4 posts to his personal social community Truth Social since his spouse Melania introduced the passing of her mom Amalija Knavs – all unrelated to the household tragedy.

Two posts lauded Fox News commentator Jesse Watters for criticising the legal prosecutions in opposition to Mr Trump. One submit included a clip from Fox News host Laura Ingraham saying that “most Republican voters” solely trusted Mr Trump to guide them.

His most up-to-date submit, at 9:46pm Eastern Time, is a video of US senator John Barrasso endorsing Donald J Trump for president in 2024.

That just isn’t counting 4 “ReTruths”, analogous to retweets on Twitter, sharing posts by pro-Trump information outlet Revolver News that lionised Steve Bannon and accused Democrats of “importing third world illegals to stay in power”.

Of course it’s attainable that these posts had been all scheduled prematurely – however Mr Trump’s documented penchant for tweeting whereas he watches cable TV.

We’ll let you recognize if and when he elects to remark.

Io Dodds10 January 2024 03:20


Melania Trump’s mom dies at 78

The mom of former first girl Melania Trump has handed away at age 78.

Ms Trump introduced earlier tonight that Amalija Knavs, a Serbian clothes employee who grew to become a US citizen in 2018, had handed away after an sickness.

“Amalija Knavs was a strong woman who always carried herself with grace, warmth, and dignity. She was entirely devoted to her husband, daughters, grandson, and son-in-law,” Ms Trump mentioned.

Io Dodds10 January 2024 02:48


Biden compares Trump motion to ex-Confederate ‘lost cause’

President Biden on Monday warned that America resides via an period of a “second lost cause” as former president Donald Trump seeks to reclaim the White House by persevering with to argue that he didn’t lose the 2020 election to Mr Biden three years in the past. Mr Biden in contrast Mr Trump’s refusal to just accept that end result to former confederates who claimed that the US Civil War was not fought over slavery.

Mr Biden, who travelled from Washington to the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, early Monday, opened his remarks by recalling the 2015 mass taking pictures on the church which claimed the lives of 9 individuals together with the church’s high pastor.

Speaking from the church’s pulpit, the president recalled how the convicted assassin who’d carried out the taking pictures had been invited into the church for bible examine by the very individuals he killed, and mentioned the “word of God” that day had been “pierced by bullets and hate and rage,” and “propelled” by the “poison” of white supremacy.

Andrew Feinberg has the story:

Oliver O’Connell10 January 2024 02:30


White House slams high GOP lawmaker calling Jan 6 prisoners ‘hostages’

The White House press secretary on Monday slammed a high Republican within the House of Representatives for what she mentioned had been “grotesque” remarks about January 6.

House Republican convention chair Elise Stefanik earned the rebuke with an look on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday. During her interview with Kristin Welker, Ms Stefanik was requested whether or not she views the violent assault on Congress as a “tragic” day for America, and whether or not she believed that these accountable ought to be prosecuted.

Ms Stefanik dodged the query, as a substitute responding that she had “concerns about the treatment of January 6 hostages” and citing Congress’s obligation to carry out oversight.

Oliver O’Connell10 January 2024 01:30


The circumstances of Ray Epps and Donald Trump collide in federal court docket

Ray Epps – man who was claimed by conspiracy theorists to be a “federal plant” on the January 6 storming of the US Capitol– has as soon as once more had his life collide with Donald Trump.

Three years on, Epps was sentenced in the identical constructing that the person he voted for, and whose lies impressed him to direct a mob to the seat of American democracy, is now telling judges that he ought to be immune from going through any legal expenses.

Alex Woodward has the complete story:

Mike Bedigan10 January 2024 01:00


Biden isn’t breaking via ‘MAGA wall’ in 2024 race, high Dem says

Oliver O’Connell10 January 2024 00:30


Trump bashes Fox News for utilizing ballot favorable to Haley

Former president Donald Trump has bashed Fox News for utilizing a CNN ballot that reveals Nikki Haley closing the hole on him in New Hampshire.

He wrote on Truth Social:

Why is FoxNews utilizing a Fake News CNN Poll to construct up Nikki Haley in New Hampshire? When they by accident put up the revered USA TODAY/SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY POLL, 46% to 26%, UP 20 Points, Neil Cavuto went “crazy,” and demanded that the CNN Poll be put up as a substitute. I’ve 5 nice N.H. Polls, the place I’m main by 20 plus, after which the CNN Poll, the place I’m up 7. Naturally, Fox goes with CNN, had been Democrats and Independents are allowed to vote, and are completely over sampled within the Poll. Fox simply doesn’t get it, as is mirrored of their scores. SAD!

Oliver O’Connell10 January 2024 00:00


‘Draft dodging’ Trump slammed for mocking McCain’s warfare accidents

The second got here as the previous president introduced up the “skinny repeal” invoice of July 2017, which sought to partially repeal the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

The invoice failed 49-51 within the Senate after Mr McCain famously forged his vote with a dramatic thumbs-down movement, collapsing the Republican social gathering’s efforts to derail Obamacare.

Oliver O’Connell9 January 2024 23:30