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Trump jokes about Chris Christie being his vp

Donald Trump has praised outgoing Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie, who suspended his marketing campaign for the nomination on Wednesday, after the latter was caught on a sizzling mic criticising rival Nikki Haley.

“I hear Chris Christie is dropping out of the race today — I might even get to like him again!,” Mr Trump posted on Truth Social.

“Anyway, he was just caught on a hot mic making a very truthful statement: ‘She’s gonna get smoked…You and I both know it, she’s not up to this’.”

The front-runner appeared at a Fox News city corridor in Des Moines, Iowa, final night time relatively than be part of Ms Haley and Ron DeSantis for a CNN debate forward of the state’s upcoming caucuses on 15 January and tried to backtrack on his earlier declaration that he could be a dictator for the primary day of his subsequent time period, ought to he win November’s presidential election.

“We’re going to do two things – the border, we’re going to make it so tight you can’t get in unless you come in legally,” he mentioned.

“And the other is energy. We’re going to drill, baby drill. After that, I’m not going to be a dictator.”


Trump requested to sentence political violence

The former president was once more requested, as he had been in Washington on Tuesday, whether or not he would condemn political violence and was, as soon as extra, lower than forthcoming on the topic.

Joe Sommerlad11 January 2024 11:00


Truth Social: Trump says city corridor drew ‘wonderful reviews’, praises Christie, assaults remaining rivals

Here are the front-runner’s newest ideas from Truth Social.

Unsurprisingly, he’s given himself some glowing suggestions on his newest tv look.

He’s additionally been busy stoking his base by posting assaults on Haley and DeSantis, the latter notably wealthy that solely final week he praised Chinese authoritarian Xi Jinping himself and House Democrats he had pocketed at the very least $5.5m from Chinese companies throughout his presidency.

He has additionally been attacking Judge Arthur Engoron for refusing to permit him to ship his one closing argument in a New York courtroom as we speak and praising Christie over that sizzling mic second.

You can learn all about that one from Eric Garcia under.

Joe Sommerlad11 January 2024 10:30


‘When there’s a crash I hope it’s going to be throughout these subsequent 12 months’

Trump claimed throughout his Fox News city corridor: “We have a situation which I believe the stock market goes up because I’m leading”.

“I think, if I wasn’t leading, the stock market would be 25 per cent lower. And I think frankly, if I didn’t win, I think the stock market would crash, but when there’s a crash I hope it’s going to be during these next 12 months because I don’t want to be Herbert Hoover.”

He made one thing just like Lou Dobbs throughout his Lindell TV interview on Monday, which you’ll learn extra about under.

Joe Sommerlad11 January 2024 10:00


Trump claims there was ‘very little chaos’ throughout his first time period

Speaking as somebody who lined Trump virtually every day between 2017 and 2021, I can inform you that this assertion is purple sizzling rubbish.

The man was firing secretaries of state on Twitter OVER NIGHT!

He tried to purchase Greenland after which referred to as the Danish prime minister “nasty” when she wouldn’t promote it to him!!

His supporters ransacked Congress!!!

Joe Sommerlad11 January 2024 09:30


One disgraced ex-president, 4 trials, six lawsuits

Without the privileges and status of the presidency to guard him, Mr Trump is going through severe lawsuits and legal indictments throughout New York, Florida, Georgia and Washington.

Federal officers, native prosecutors and people are going after him for all the things from his non-public conduct to his political maneuvering in the course of the 2020 election.

If even one among these efforts proves profitable, the US may see its first-ever former president behind bars.

What’s extra, his marketing campaign to return to the White House suffered arguably its most severe setback but on 19 December 2023 when the Colorado Supreme Court dominated that he should be disqualified from working and must be faraway from 2024 major ballots within the state – an unprecedented order discovering him constitutionally ineligible from holding workplace in mild of his function within the rebel on the US Capitol on 6 January 2021, a violation of the oath he swore as commander-in-chief.

The state of Maine duly adopted swimsuit on 28 December and Mr Trump’s staff has pledged to attraction each rulings, which may spell the top of his candidacy ought to such a step fail and different states resolve to behave accordingly.

Here, The Independent explains every main case Mr Trump is going through.

Josh Marcus11 January 2024 08:30


Trump claims he had ‘very little’ political violence as he argues he received’t ‘be a dictator’

Moderator Bret Baier asked Mr Trump: “Can you say tonight that political violence is never acceptable?”

“Well, of course, that’s proper,” Mr Trump mentioned. “And of course, I’m the one that had very little of it. Take a look at wars again. I wasn’t involved in wars. We beat the hell out of ISIS … We brought our troops back home.”

The former president didn’t tackle the January 6, 2021 rebel.

About Mr Biden, he mentioned, “You have a man who can find his way off his stage after he makes his speech that lasts for about two minutes”, earlier than calling Mr Biden’s give attention to Mr Trump as a risk to democracy as a “political ploy”.

“I did a show, Sean Hannity, did you ever hear of him? He’s a very nice man. And he said, essentially, ‘you’re not going to be a dictator’ … I said I’m going to be a dictator for one day. We’re going to do two things – the border we’re going to make it so tight you can’t get in unless you come in legally. And the other is energy. We’re going to drill, baby drill. After that, I’m not going to be dictator,” he added.

Criticising the press, he mentioned: “They cut it, they go, ‘I’m going to be a dictator’, but they cut the rest of the sentence. No, no, I am not going to be a dictator.”

Gustaf Kilander11 January 2024 07:45


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

President Biden on Monday warned that America resides by 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 capturing on the church which claimed the lives of 9 individuals together with the church’s prime pastor.

Speaking from the church’s pulpit, the president recalled how the convicted assassin who’d carried out the capturing had been invited into the church for bible research 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’Connell11 January 2024 07:00


VIDEO: Trump ‘proud’ Roe v Wade overturned

Trump ‘proud’ Roe v Wade overturned

The Independent11 January 2024 06:00


DA Fani Willis referred to as to testify in colleague’s divorce case

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis was subpoenaed this week to testify within the divorce case of a colleague with whom she has been accused of getting an improper relationship throughout their prosecution of Donald Trump.

According to a authorized submitting seen by The Wall Street Journal, Ms Willis was subpoenaed on Monday to testify within the divorce proceedings of Nathan Wade, an lawyer she employed as a particular prosecutor in Mr Trump’s Georgia election interference case.

Oliver O’Connell11 January 2024 05:00


Trump on Christie’s sizzling mic second: ‘One of the few things he’s proper about’

Mr Trump commented on Chris Christie’s sizzling mic second during which the previous governor appeared sceptical Nikki Haley has what it takes to tackle the previous president.

“Chris Christie was in and he got a hot mic … the biggest story wasn’t the fact that he dropped out. Nobody cared too much about that. But he had a hot mic where he was talking to somebody about the weather and he happened to say that she doesn’t have what it takes. She’ll be creamed in the election. And I mean, I know very well and I happen to believe that Chris Christie is right. That’s one of the few things he’s been right about,” Mr Trump mentioned on Fox News in Iowa.

Gustaf Kilander11 January 2024 04:30