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Donald Trump arrives at wake of slain NYPD officer

Donald Trump is in suburban New York for the wake of slain NYPD officer Jonathan Diller in the present day as he seeks to make worry of crime a socus of his 2024 run to return to the White House.

As the previous president attended the memorial in Massapequa, Long Island, his marketing campaign sought to attract a distinction with a excessive profile Democratic fundraiser going down in Manhattan hosted by Presiden Joe Biden alongside Barack Obama and Bill Clinton.

Meanwhile, Mr Trump’s attorneys have been again in court docket in Fulton County preventing to have his Georgia election interference case thrown out by arguing that his false claims the 2020 vote was stolen are protected beneath the First Amendment.

The listening to comes after the Republican presidential candidate -time Bible salesman appeared to check out the boundaries of a brand new gag order imposed on him forward of his hush cash prison trial.

Judge Juan Merchan granted the request from Manhattan district lawyer Alvin Bragg, prohibiting the previous president from speaking about these concerned within the case.

Mr Trump had already lashed out on the choose and his daughter on Truth Social earlier than the order was signed after which doubled down on his assault aftewards.


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Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 19:25


Matt Schlapp settles sexual assault lawsuit from marketing campaign staffer

A person who as soon as accused one in all Washington DC’s highest-profile Republican operatives of sexually assaulting him has rescinded his allegations after receiving a greater than $400,000 authorized settlement.

Matt Schlapp, head of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) gathering, was accused by Carlton Huffman – a marketing campaign staffer for then-Senate candidate Herschel Walker – of groping him throughout a automobile journey in 2022 whereas Mr Huffman drove him again to his lodge room.

Mr Huffman additional accused Mr Schlapp, who’s married to former Trump White House staffer Mercedes Schlapp, of inviting him as much as his lodge room.

John Bowden has the story:

Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 19:15


Trump speaks exterior wake of slain NYPD officer

Donald Trump spoke to the media exterior of the wake for slain New York Police Department officer Jonathan Diller shortly after 2.30pm on Thursday.

The former president thanked native police and stated it was “a sad sad sad event” and “such a horrible thing” calling Mr Diller’s widow Stephanie “incredible”.

“We have to stop it. We have to get back to law and order. We have to do a lot of things differently because this is not working. This is happening too often.”

Here’s the background to the tragic case:

Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 18:38


Judge recommends Trump election lawyer John Eastman is disbarred

Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 18:15


Donald Trump arrives at wake of murdered New York police officer Jonathan Diller

Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 18:05


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Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 18:00


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Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 17:45


Kari Lake received’t struggle defamation lawsuit

Kari Lake, the US Senate candidate in Arizona who misplaced her 2022 bid for governor thanks partially to her refusal to untie herself from far-right conspiracy theories, appears unwilling to defend those self same conspiracies beneath oath…

John Bowden has the story:

Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 17:25


Majority Leader Schumer’s workplace responds:

“As we have said previously, after the House impeachment managers present the articles of impeachment to the Senate, Senators will be sworn in as jurors in the trial the next day. Senate President Pro Tempore Patty Murray will preside.”

Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 17:13


Speaker Johnson announces Mayorkas impeachment managers, sets date for article to be sent to Senate

Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson has announced the impeachment managers for Department of Homeland Security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

He has named: Rep Mark Green, Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, Rep Andy Biggs, Rep Ben Cline, Rep Andrew Garbarino, Rep Michael Guest, Rep Harriet Hageman, Rep Clay Higgins, Rep Laurel Lee, Rep August Pfluger, and Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene.

The articles of impeachment against Mr Mayorkas will be sent over to the Senate on 10 April — the week Congress returns from a two-week recess.

They accuse the secretary of high crimes and misdemeanours, “including his willful and systemic refusal to comply with the law and his breach of the public trust”.

Mr Johnson urges Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to “schedule a trial of the matter expeditiously” arguing that “the House’s solemn act to impeach the first sitting Cabinet official in American history demands timely action by the Senate”.

Oliver O’Connell28 March 2024 17:11