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Donald Trump ordered to pay greater than $350m in huge fraud trial ruling

Donald Trump stopped by “Sneaker Con” in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, over the weekend to launch a brand new vary of Trump-branded golden high-top trainers as he closes in on the Republican nomination.

The former US president was met with loud boos in addition to cheers on the Philadelphia Convention Center as he unveiled the sneakers with a “T” emblem and American flag element, that are being bought as “Never Surrender High-Tops” for $399 on a brand new web site that additionally sells different Trump-branded sneakers, “Victory47” cologne and fragrance for $99 a bottle.

Mr Trump’s newest frantic money seize got here after New York Justice Arthur Engoron delivered a damning verdict in his civil fraud trial on Friday, which noticed the GOP’s presidential front-runner, his firm and his associates ordered to pay nearly $355m in fines — with curiosity taking the entire to $463.9m — and handed a three-year ban on doing enterprise within the state after being discovered responsible of inflating the worth of property to safe beneficial financial institution loans.

Mr Trump has raged in opposition to the choice and vowed to attraction.

The episode adopted his being ordered to pay one other $83.3m to E Jean Carroll in defamation damages final month.

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Happy Presidents’ Day

Now, he’s making historical past in one other approach.

According to a brand new ballot, Mr Trump has now been labelled because the worst president that the United States has ever seen.

Amelia Neath has the story:

Oliver O’Connell19 February 2024 16:30

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Democratic presidential candidate parodies Trump’s pivot to shoe salesman

Nice work from Dean Phillips right here.

Joe Sommerlad19 February 2024 16:00

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Mike Turner questions Trump fraud trial verdict

The Republican House Intelligence Committee, who triggered a scare final week by loudly demanding solutions a few “serious national security threat” the nation confronted, was out tub-thumping for Trump on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, dishonestly questioning the result of his man’s civil fraud trial on Friday.

Joe Sommerlad19 February 2024 15:30

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Trump fails guilty Putin for loss of life of Navalny in tone deaf Truth Social submit

It was appropriately famous by just about everybody final week that Donald Trump was oddly silent in regards to the sudden loss of life of Russian opposition chief Alexei Navalny.

Today, he broke that silence and managed to make it about his personal authorized issues whereas failing to make the plain connection between Navalny’s sudden loss of life in a Russian penal colony north of the Arctic Circle and President Vladimir Putin, whom the previous president has praised and invited to assault US allies.

Here’s what he wrote on Truth Social:

The sudden loss of life of Alexei Navalny has made me increasingly conscious of what’s occurring in our Country. It is a sluggish, regular development, with CROOKED, Radical Left Politicians, Prosecutors, and Judges main us down a path to destruction. Open Borders, Rigged Elections, and Grossly Unfair Courtroom Decisions are DESTROYING AMERICA. WE ARE A NATION IN DECLINE, A FAILING NATION! MAGA2024

Here is Navalny’s widow, Yulia Navalnaya, defiantly pledging to struggle on:

Alexei Navalny’s spouse pledges to proceed his work and ‘struggle for nation’ in defiant new video

Oliver O’Connell19 February 2024 15:10

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Truckers for Trump boycotting New York City after $350m fraud ruling

Truck drivers who help Trump have declared they gained’t be driving to New York City anymore to underscore their disappointment with the civil fraud judgment that fined their man greater than $350m on Friday.

The hard-working Kelly Rissman has extra.

Joe Sommerlad19 February 2024 15:00

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It’s all-caps, so he have to be indignant…

…nevertheless it does make it form of unreadable.

MY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS WERE UNDERSTATED, NOT OVERSTATED! THAT IS WHY THE CROOKED, HAND PICKED JUDGE, SAID THAT MAR-a-LAGO, IN PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, WAS ONLY WORTH $18,000,000, WHEN IT IS WORTH 50 TO 100 TIMES THAT AMOUNT. OTHER PROPERTIES ALSO! THEY DIDN’T EVEN INCLUDE “BRAND VALUE,” KNOWN AND ACCEPTED TO BE WORTH MANY BILLIONS OF DOLLARS. THIS ALL FIT THE FAKE NARRATIVE OF THE CORRUPT AND MANY TIMES OVERTURNED “JUDGE,” AND THE RADICAL LEFT, SOROS BACKED, SLOB OF AN ATTORNEY GENERAL, WHOSE PRIMARY GOAL IS, IN CLOSE COORDINATION WITH THE WHITE HOUSE, AND LIKE ALL OF THE OTHER LITIGATION AGAINST ME, AN ATTACK ON CROOKED JOE BIDEN’S POLITICAL OPPONENT, ME! SAME STORY IN GEORGIA, NEW YORK (D.A.), & WASHINGTON D.C. NOTHING LIKE THIS HAS EVER HAPPENED IN OUR COUNTRY BEFORE. IT IS STRICTLY THIRD WORLD, RUSSIA, CHINA AT THEIR WORST. BUT FEAR NOT, WE WILL WIN BIG ON NOVEMBER 5TH, AND MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!

Oliver O’Connell19 February 2024 14:41

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Trump-branded condos promote for lower than models that eliminated his identify

Several court docket judgements have value Trump a whole bunch of hundreds of thousands of {dollars} in current weeks and his model is in the meantime costing New York City apartment house owners, a brand new report suggests.

Units in Trump-branded properties throughout Manhattan have declined in worth since he was elected president in 2016, though those who moved rapidly to drop his identify seem like doing somewhat higher.

Joe Sommerlad19 February 2024 14:30

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Watch: David Tennant’s jokes about Trump in 2024 Baftas opening monologue

The amiable Scottish actor in contrast the Republican front-runner to Emma Stone’s character in Poor Things on the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday evening, a joke that drew a giant giggle from his viewers.

David Tennant’s jokes about Trump in 2024 Baftas opening monologue

Joe Sommerlad19 February 2024 14:00

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Trump claims unflattering photograph of him taking part in golf have to be AI-altered

In an thrilling new twist in his campaign in opposition to “fake news” campaign, Trump is now claiming that an unflattering photograph of him taking part in golf was AI-generated.

Kelly Rissman takes a better look.

Joe Sommerlad19 February 2024 13:30

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Trump’s affinity for Putin known as about Cheney and Haley in wake of Navalny loss of life

Never Trumpers Liz Cheney and Nikki Haley each known as out Trump over the weekend in relation to his current remarks about letting Russia “do whatever the hell they like” to America’s Nato allies, which has taken on an much more sinister facet for the reason that tragic and not-very-mysterious loss of life of Alexei Navalny in an Arctic jail on Friday.

Here’s Kelly Rissman on the Lincoln Project’s newest advert, linking Trump and Vladimir Putin.

Joe Sommerlad19 February 2024 13:00

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-shoes-sneakers-fraud-trial-live-b2498410.html