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Donald Trump says 5 November will likely be ‘Christian Visibility Day’

Donald Trump has been denied his declare of presidential immunity in his legal hush-money trial.

Justice Juan Merchan dominated that “the defendant had myriad opportunities to raise the claim of presidential immunity” lengthy earlier than the previous president did.

The choose mentioned that as a result of he was denying the movement on that foundation he needn’t tackle whether or not presidential immunity “precludes the introduction of evidence of purported official presidential acts in a criminal proceeding”.

Mr Trump’s trial stays set to start on 15 April.

Meanwhile, Special counsel Jack Smith has urged Judge Aileen Cannon, overseeing the categorized paperwork case in Florida, to reject the previous president’s competition that he had any declare to private possession over the bins of prime secret recordsdata reclaimed by the FBI from Mar-a-Lago in August 2022.

The former president refused to return the paperwork to the National Archives when requested, resulting in the case in opposition to him. Mr Smith is now calling on Judge Cannon to disregard Mr Trump’s declare that he designated the gadgets as “personal” whereas president as “pure fiction”.

Elsewhere, Mr Trump is suing his fellow co-founders of the dad or mum firm behind Truth Social, to attempt to wrestle possession from them.


New ballot: Trump main Biden in battleground states however inside margin of error

A brand new ballot from The Wall Street Journal reveals Donald Trump main Joe Biden in seven key battleground states, however inside the margin of error (+/-4 factors) in most. The similar is true when additional candidates are included within the equation.

Oliver O’Connell4 April 2024 04:45


Hush cash case: Manhattan DA responds to Trump movement to have case dismissed as a consequence of pre-trial publicity

Every week after Donald Trump’s movement to delay his legal hush-money trial as a consequence of pretrial publicity, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg recordsdata opposition—noting that is Trump’s eighth delay request.

The DAs’ causes are the identical as they introduced up in final week’s listening to: it’s unlikely to abate, jury choice can mitigate this, and the previous president is making issues worse. They additionally notice that there isn’t a new info to think about because the final request to dismiss the case.

“…despite being asked to identify new information unavailable the last time his request was denied on February 15, 2024, defendant has littered his motion with dozens of untrue allegations based on events that date back three years or more—most of which were already considered and rejected in prior decisions by this Court.”

Oliver O’Connell4 April 2024 03:45


Trump declares Election Day ‘Christian Visibility Day’

Donald Trump has promised his Christian followers that election day on 5 November will function “Christian Visibility Day”, predicting it will likely be an event “when Christians turn out in numbers that nobody has ever seen before” to vote him again into the White House.

Properly referred to as International Transgender Day of Visibility however typically shortened to Trans Visibility Day, the date to recognise members of America’s transgender group was based by Michigan-based activist Rachel Crandall in 2009 and has taken place on 31 March yearly since.

In 2024, as a consequence of a quirk brought on by the spring equinox, Easter Sunday fell on the identical date.

Oliver O’Connell4 April 2024 02:45


Trump and Biden add to delegate totals, regardless of already securing celebration nominations

Here’s Mike Bedigan to spherical up yesterday’s primaries, which had greater than a whiff of futility about them, on condition that each Trump and Biden have lengthy since sewn up their events’ nominations in all however identify.

Oliver O’Connell4 April 2024 01:45


Welcome to Trump International Airport?

House Republican lawmakers are pushing to rename Washington DC’s worldwide airport after former president Donald Trump, who is not any stranger to having his identify plastered onto the aspect of huge buildings.

Rep Guy Rechenthaler of Pennsylvania, the celebration’s chief deputy whip within the House, launched invoice HR 7845 on Friday, which proposes altering the identify of Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia to “Donald J Trump International Airport”.

That ain’t gonna fly…

Oliver O’Connell4 April 2024 00:45


Full story: Jack Smith slams choose’s dealing with of Trump categorized paperwork case

Special counsel Jack Smith has slammed the choose presiding over Donald Trump’s federal categorized paperwork case over an order wherein she requested prosecutors and defence legal professionals to file proposed jury directions based mostly on a “fundamentally flawed legal premise”.

Oliver O’Connell4 April 2024 00:15


Analysis: Trump has maintained a strategic silence on Gaza. So what’s his coverage?

Donald Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet on what’s prone to be one of many greatest overseas coverage problems with his second time period, ought to he win in November. But within the few interviews and statements he has given on Israel and the conflict in Gaza, the previous president has proven indicators that he could also be cooling in his assist for the longtime US ally.

Oliver O’Connell3 April 2024 23:45


Hush cash trial: The return of Hope Hicks?

Hope Hicks, a former aide to Trump throughout his presidential administration, could possibly be referred to as as a witness for the prosecution at his upcoming New York hush cash trial, in keeping with reviews.

Oliver O’Connell3 April 2024 23:15


Florida’s abortion ban presents Biden marketing campaign with a possible opening

On Monday, the courtroom overturned three many years of precedent to uphold a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of being pregnant, which might seemingly permit for a extra restrictive legislation signed by Governor Ron DeSantis that bans abortion at six weeks to take impact.

At the identical time, the courtroom wrote {that a} proposed constitutional modification that will shield Floridians’ proper to an abortion till the purpose of “viability” for a foetus could possibly be on the poll.

Mr Biden criticised the choice in an announcement from the White House on Tuesday morning.

Oliver O’Connell3 April 2024 22:45


Full story: New York choose denies Trump’s immunity declare in hush cash case

A Manhattan choose denied Donald Trump’s efforts to have his legal trial dismissed on presidential immunity grounds, saying the previous president’s submitting was “untimely.”

On Wednesday afternoon, Judge Juan Merchan submitted a six-page submitting, denying Mr Trump’s movement to dismiss his trial regarding alleged hush-money funds, claiming it was submitted too late.

Mr Trump submitted the movement on 7 March, the trial is ready to start on 15 April.

Oliver O’Connell3 April 2024 22:35