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Trump tells Joe Biden ‘You’re fired’ as he wins South Carolina Republican major

Donald Trump is interesting his $454m New York civil fraud judgment, difficult the decide’s discovering that he lied about his wealth as he grew the actual property empire that launched him to stardom.

The former president’s attorneys filed a discover of enchantment on Monday asking the state’s mid-level appeals court docket to overturn Judge Arthur Engoron’s verdict after a months-long trial stemming from New York legal professional common Letitia James’s lawsuit.

Mr Trump’s attorneys wrote in court docket papers that they’re asking the court docket to resolve whether or not Judge Engoron “committed errors of law and/or fact” and whether or not he abused his discretion and/or his jurisdiction.

Meanwhile, the previous president may quickly face one other gag order in his mountain of litigation, after Manhattan district legal professional Alvin Bragg requested a slender ruling to restrict his “inflammatory” statements as he prepares for a hush cash prison trial that’s set to start on 25 March.

The movement pointed to an avalanche of “violent rhetoric and public attacks” from Mr Trump.

Later this week, former president will head to the US-Mexico border – and so will President Joe Biden – as Republicans goal immigration as a marketing campaign wedge challenge, with the White House and Congress struggling to cross bipartisan reform laws.

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Trump tries to dam Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen from testifying at ‘hush cash’ trial

Donald Trump’s attorneys have moved to dam the porn star Stormy Daniels, ex-Playboy mannequin Karen McDougal and the businessman’s former fixer Michael Cohen from testifying at his New York “hush money” prison trial, which is ready to start subsequent month.

Manhattan district legal professional Alvin Bragg accuses Trump of falsifying enterprise data with a view to conceal funds made to Daniels and McDougal by Cohen with a view to purchase their silence throughout the 2016 election about earlier extramarital affairs he’s alleged to have had with each girls.

The Republican presidential candidate denies the affairs and has pleaded not responsible to the 34 felony expenses he faces.

Trump legal professional Todd Blanche submitted a 47-page movement on Monday attacking the credibility of these witnesses, suggesting Daniels would supply “false” and “salacious” testimony and calling Cohen a “liar”.

Trump’s authorized crew additionally requested to have the infamous 2005 Access Hollywood tape from being proven, through which the defandant was caught on a sizzling mic speaking about “grabbing women by the p****”, in addition to proof from shut confidants on the time of his alleged crime akin to Rudy Giuliani and the previous Trump Organization chief monetary officer Allen Weisselberg.

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Joe Sommerlad27 February 2024 09:45

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Full story: Manhattan DA seeks gag order towards Trump in hush cash prison case

The Manhattan district legal professional’s workplace is asking a prison court docket decide to impose a restricted gag order towards Donald Trump, citing his “long history” of “inflammatory” remarks aimed on the events concerned in his mountain of litigation forward of a March 25 trial.

A 30-page submitting on Monday cites threatening social media posts, together with a photograph Trump posted that depicts him wielding a baseball bat in the back of District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s head.

The submitting additionally notes that his workplace has obtained no less than two “terroristic mailings” that included envelopes with white powder.

Alex Woodward27 February 2024 09:00

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Full story: Trump appeals $455m ruling in New York fraud trial

Trump’s attorneys are interesting a $454m judgment towards the previous president after a sprawling civil trial discovered him chargeable for a decade of fraud in his household enterprise.

Lawyers for Trump and his co-defendants filed paperwork with a New York appellate court docket on Monday, arguing that the decide overseeing the case “committed errors” of regulation or information, “abused its discretion” and “acted in excess of its jurisdiction”.

But the ruling towards him received’t be paused till the previous president and his co-defendants submit a bond equal to the large judgment towards them.

If a bond shouldn’t be posted inside a 30-day interval from the judgment, New York Attorney General Letitia James can start seizing his property.

Alex Woodward27 February 2024 08:00

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From operating mate to chief of workers, right here’s who might be in a Trump administration in 2025

Donald Trump is all however assured to be the Republican nominee for president. The latest Conservative Political Action Conference supplied a glimpse into who may fill his potential administration.

The Independent’s Eric Garcia and Holly Baxter report:

Alex Woodward27 February 2024 07:00

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An RNC member is attempting to cease the get together from paying Donald Trump’s authorized payments

At least one member of the Republican National Committee is working to gradual Trump’s tried takeover of the group by pushing to maintain the committee impartial till Trump is formally the presidential nominee and keep away from selecting up his authorized payments.

The effort comes after Trump final week publicly known as to switch the RNC’s present leaders and set up one in every of his senior marketing campaign advisors and his daughter-in-law Lara Trump in prime roles.

Associated Press27 February 2024 03:00

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Fulton County prosecutors obtain ‘explosion’ of harassing messages after telephone quantity reportedly leaked by Trump attorneys

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and lead prosecutor Nathan Wade have been accused of getting an improper relationship that has financially benefited from Trump’s prosecution for election interference.

Attorneys for Donald Trump and his co-defendants are anticipated to ship closing arguments on Friday in a parallel case to take away from the prosecution altogether, after a revealing two-day listening to lay naked the circumstances of their relationship and the allegations towards them.

After a court docket submitting sought to indicate that their relationship was a lot older than they’d testified, Trump’s lead legal professional reportedly informed the DA’s workplace that he had mistakenly shared unredacted telephone data with a reporter, who didn’t publish the data.

But Ms Willis and Mr Wade have needed to change their telephone numbers due to an “explosion” of calls in latest days, in keeping with CNN.

Alex Woodward27 February 2024 02:00

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Full story: Trump appeals $455m ruling in New York fraud trial

Trump’s attorneys are interesting a $454m judgment towards the previous president after a sprawling civil trial discovered him chargeable for a decade of fraud in his household enterprise.

Lawyers for Trump and his co-defendants filed paperwork with a New York appellate court docket on Monday, arguing that the decide overseeing the case “committed errors” of regulation or information, “abused its discretion” and “acted in excess of its jurisdiction”.

But the ruling towards him received’t be paused till the previous president and his co-defendants submit a bond equal to the large judgment towards them.

If a bond shouldn’t be posted inside a 30-day interval from the judgment, New York Attorney General Letitia James can start seizing his property.

Alex Woodward27 February 2024 01:00

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How Republicans are scrambling after Alabama’s IVF ruling

Donald Trump is demanding Alabama lawmakers “act quickly to find an immediate solution” to guard in vitro fertilization within the wake of a shock state supreme court docket ruling that compelled hospital programs and IVF clinics to halt therapies, whereas throwing medical doctors and households into authorized chaos.

But at this weekend’s CPAC and elsewhere, conservatives had been praising the ruling.

The Independent’s Eric Garcia talks to attendees on the convention:

Meanwhile, right here’s the view from the Trump universe – and the way President Joe Biden and Democratic officers are seizing on the aftermath:

Alex Woodward27 February 2024 00:00

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Bad blood persists between Trump and DeSantis as each of them reject VP hypothesis

Allies of Donald Trump and his now-former rival Ron DeSantis have continued to commerce insults over the previous week whilst the previous president has turned his focus burying Nikki Haley, his final remaining rival for the GOP nomination.

The Florida governor seems keen to focus on Trump’s picture amongst Republicans, together with on a convention name with delegates pledged to his marketing campaign as a part of the first course of. On that decision, DeSantis disregarded hypothesis that Trump was contemplating him as a potential operating mate – and reportedly steered that he wasn’t both.

The Independent’s John Bowden has extra:

Alex Woodward26 February 2024 23:00

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From operating mate to chief of workers, right here’s who might be in a Trump administration in 2025

Donald Trump is all however assured to be the Republican nominee for president. The latest Conservative Political Action Conference supplied a glimpse into who may fill his potential administration.

The Independent’s Eric Garcia and Holly Baxter report:

Alex Woodward26 February 2024 22:15

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-news-2024-fraud-trial-b2502950.html