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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 have 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 searching for dismissal on immunity grounds as Mr Trump gloated on-line over a hearsay in regards to the private lifetime of district legal professional 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 evening, Mr Trump made the stunning declaration that he believes the US economic system is “running off the fumes of what we did” and stated 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.”


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

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

In reality, 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 publish 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 publish, at 9:46pm Eastern Time, is a video of US senator John Barrasso endorsing Donald J Trump for president in 2024.

That shouldn’t be 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 have 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 turned 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 stated.

Io Dodds10 January 2024 02:48


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

President Biden on Monday warned that America resides by way of 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 outcome 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 folks 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 folks he killed, and stated 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 stated have 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 must 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 responsibility to carry out oversight.

Oliver O’Connell10 January 2024 01:30


The instances of Ray Epps and Donald Trump collide in federal courtroom

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 must be immune from going through any legal prices.

Alex Woodward has the complete story:

Mike Bedigan10 January 2024 01:00


Biden isn’t breaking by way of ‘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 exhibits 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 unintentionally 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, have 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 known as Obamacare.

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

Oliver O’Connell9 January 2024 23:30


Just days earlier than Iowa caucuses, state buried in snow

The caucus is a much-anticipated occasion thought of the start of the presidential election season. The Iowa Republican caucuses will decide how most of the state’s 40 Republican National Convention delegates every candidate will get.

However, this 12 months’s Iowa Republican caucus gained’t be a lot of a nail-biter, as former president Donald Trump is the front-runner, in keeping with a number of polls. Meanwhile, the opposite Republican candidates, like Nikki Haley, Ron DeSantis and Vivek Ramaswamy, will possible be in a race for second place.

As the state anticipates the caucuses, a winter storm is blowing by way of, bringing snow, excessive winds and harmful journey situations. On Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service in Des Moines, Iowa, reported greater than seven inches of snow of their area — and extra is anticipated.

Oliver O’Connell9 January 2024 23:00


Michelle Obama admits 2024 election fears ‘keep her up at night’

Michelle Obama admitted her fears in regards to the 2024 election as she named it as one of many issues that retains her up at evening. Speaking on Jay Shetty’s On Purpose podcast, the previous first girl, 59, opened up on how she is “terrified” of the upcoming election, and stated “what she knows” from her husband Barack Obama’s time in workplace can be among the many subjects that give her sleepless nights. “I am terrified about what could possibly happen, because our leaders matter,” Michelle stated. “We cannot take this democracy for granted. And sometimes I worry that we do.”

Oliver O’Connell9 January 2024 22:30