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Joe Biden challenges Donald Trump to 2 presidential election marketing campaign debates

Joe Biden and Donald Trump will face off in two debates forward of November’s election after the president threw down the gauntlet to his challenger in a video on Wednesday morning, declaring: “Make my day, pal.”

The former president rapidly accepted the problem, posting: “Let’s get ready to rumble.”

Both candidates have agreed the primary debate can be on CNN on 27 June in Atlanta, Georgia, and the second on ABC on 10 September.

Meanwhile, Mr Trump’s New York hush cash trial noticed the cross-examination of the defendant’s estranged former “fixer” Michael Cohen start on Tuesday, with Cohen challenged on his evolving attitudes towards his ex-boss, vibrant insults and the concept he has profited from an “obsession” with Mr Trump since 2018.

Cohen has remained calm and steadfast throughout his testimony in Judge Juan Merchan’s courtroom, strolling the jury by means of the “delay, delay, delay” technique when it got here to creating the $130,000 fee to porn star Stormy Daniels to purchase her silence about an alleged 2006 sexual encounter with Mr Trump.

The former president denies the affair and the 34 felony counts introduced in opposition to him by Manhattan district legal professional Alvin Bragg, who accuses him of falsifying enterprise data to cover the payout.

The cross-examination of Cohen will proceed on Thursday because the prosecution prepares to relaxation its case.

Alex Woodward and Kelly Rissman are protecting the trial from Manhattan Criminal Court.


Watch: George Stephanopoulos says refusing to simply accept switch of energy ‘un-American and unconstitutional’

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 18:30


Trump Force One clipped another plane on Sunday

On Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported a private Boeing 757 clipped another unoccupied corporate aircraft while taxiing at West Palm Beach International Airport. Now, Reuters reports that Boeing 757 is the former president’s “Trump Force One”.

Katie Hawkinson has the story:

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 18:15


Trump pushes for third debate on October 2

Donald Trump has posted that he has accepted an invite for a 3rd 2024 presidential debate hosted by Fox News.

The Newscorp-owned cable community didn’t meet the factors to host a debate as laid out by the Biden marketing campaign’s assertion this morning.

The Biden marketing campaign urged that the debates be cut up between two broadcast networks which additionally participated in each Republican and Democratic major debates in 2016 and 2020, limiting the alternatives to CNN, ABC News, Telemundo and CBS News, with moderators chosen from the host networks’ “regular personnel”.

Please let this TRUTH serve to symbolize that I hereby settle for debating Crooked Joe Biden on FoxNews. The date can be Wednesday, October 2nd. The Hosts can be Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum. Thank you, DJT!

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 18:06


Trump brushes off Kristi Noem dog-killing story, calls her ‘terrific’

Of course Trump just isn’t bothered in regards to the brutal execution of Cricket by the South Dakota governor: he hates canines, was the primary president in current reminiscence to not have a pet and was visibly terrified when the heroic Belgian Manois Conan arrived on the White House in November 2019 to obtain his medal.

Katie Hawkinson has this one too.

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 17:45


Romney and Cheney lambast GOP lawmakers at Trump trial

The parade of GOP leaders showing exterior the New York City courthouse the place former President Donald Trump is on trial is “a little embarrassing,” Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, mentioned Wednesday.

“I think it’s a little demeaning to show up in front of a courthouse particularly one where we’re talking about an allegation of paying a porn star,” Romney advised reporters earlier than a Senate Foreign Relations Committee assembly in Washington.

Ms Cheney tweeted on Tuesday in reference to Speaker of the House Mike Johnson exhibiting up: “Have to admit I’m surprised that @SpeakerJohnson wants to be in the “I cheated on my wife with a porn star” membership. I suppose he’s not that involved with instructing morality to our younger folks in spite of everything.”

Olivia Troye, a former aide to Mike Pence and now outspoken critic of former president Trump, replied: “The hypocrisy runs deep.”

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 17:19


Stephen Colbert highlights a very awkward ‘Freudian slip’ exterior the Trump hush cash trial

Here’s Amelia Neath on a superb gaffe from Vivek Ramaswamy yesterday.

Joe Sommerlad15 May 2024 17:15


House Republicans push for Trump to obtain Congressional Gold Medal over ‘exceptional leadership’

I realise that disgrace is an retro idea as of late however possibly it’s time we introduced it again.

Amelia Neath studies on Florida congresswoman Anna Paulina Luna and her buddies’ efforts to remind Trump that he’s the GOP’s Special Little Guy.

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 16:55


BREAKING: Biden and Trump settle for ABC invitation to debate on September tenth

Both President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have accepted an invite from ABC to a second presidential debate on 10 September 2024.

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 16:46


Recap – ‘I hear you’re free on Wednesdays’: Biden trolls Trump as he challenges him to debate face-off

President Joe Biden trolled Donald Trump about his ongoing legal hush cash trial as he dared his political arch rival to go head-to-head with him in a collection of presidential debates.

“I hear you’re free on Wednesdays,” the president roasted Mr Trump – a direct reference to the weekly day without work from the trial in Manhattan legal court docket.

After a fast back-and-forth between the president and former president, the 2 males agreed to face off on stage for the primary time since 2020 on 27 June.

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 16:40


Trump thinks it’s a ‘very good idea’ to launch checklist of nationwide safety group

Donald Trump was requested by Hugh Hewitt this morning whether or not he’ll launch a listing of his nationwide safety group, Jill Covin of the AP studies.

His reply didn’t sound prefer it was one thing he’d given lots of thought to…

“The answer is yes. I think it’s a great idea… it’s a very good idea,” he responded.

He added that he “will be putting out a Supreme Court list” once more, too.

Given the ages of the present Supreme Court justices, the subsequent president will virtually actually have the chance to nominate one, if no more, judges to the nation’s highest court docket.

Oliver O’Connell15 May 2024 16:30