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‘No case, no crime’: Donald Trump rants to media forward of newest court docket date on Tuesday 21 May 2024

A listening to in Donald Trump’s categorized paperwork case devolved right into a chaotic shouting match on Wednesday as attorneys fought over claims of a menace allegedly made to a protection lawyer.

The listening to had been scheduled for Walt Nauta, Mr Trump’s co-defendant and valet, to share arguments that the workplace of Justice Department particular counsel Jack Smith had vindictively and selectively charged him with offenses.

Judge Aileen Cannon, who was appointed by Mr Trump, didn’t challenge a ruling, in response to CNN.

But the listening to was quickly taken over by a disagreement over an August 2022 assembly involving prosecutor Jay Bratt and Stanley Woodward, Mr Nauta’s protection lawyer, who claimed in court docket and authorized filings that Mr Bratt tried to persuade Mr Nauta to cooperate with the prosecution in opposition to Mr Trump by threatening to have an effect on the potential nomination of a judgeship.

In Washington DC yesterday, the headquarters of the Republican National Committee was briefly evacuated after vials of blood had been despatched addressed to Mr Trump.

In New York, testimony within the presidential candidate’s hush cash trial wrapped up on Tuesday as jurors heard additional proof from the protection’s first and solely witness, lawyer Robert Costello.


Truth Social: Trump guarantees launch of imprisoned journalist Evan Gershkovich in late-night deluge of posts

Trump spent yesterday fundraising in Houston and Dallas and afterwards was up late on his social media platform, thanking Texas governor Greg Abbott and lieutenant-governor Dan Patrick for his or her assist (Patrick was additionally at his trial in Manhattan earlier this week).

Among his extra attention-grabbing posts, amid the standard stew of doubtful graphs, Fox quotes and marketing campaign movies, was this pledge to make sure the discharge of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who has been in jail in Vladimir Putin’s Russia for over a 12 months on trumped up spying expenses.

Trump has not often proven a lot curiosity in his plight earlier than.

Joe Sommerlad23 May 2024 08:45


VIDEO: RNC headquarters lockdown is ‘regarding’, White House says

RNC headquarters lockdown is ‘regarding’, White House says

Gustaf Kilander23 May 2024 08:00


Stephen Colbert has new slogan for Trump after ‘unified Reich’ Truth Social submit

“Trump posted a video touting how great a second Trump term would be ending with ‘MAGA!!’,” Late Show host Colbert defined. “But in grayscale underneath is the headline: ‘Industrial strength significantly increased driven by the creation of a unified Reich’.”

“Unified yike,” the host reacted. “That’s not a dog whistle that’s a whistle made of dog.”

Amelia Neath, James Liddell23 May 2024 07:00


AOC roasts Rudy Giuliani over his weird espresso enterprise: ‘Remember falling asleep with the TV on and waking up to the weirdest ads?’

The three variations include tag strains corresponding to “fighting for justice” with a picture of Mr Giuliani from his time as US lawyer for the Southern District of New York; “enjoying life,” with a picture of a flip-flop-wearing Mr Guiliani sitting on a seashore; and “America’s mayor,” with a picture of a smiling Mr Giuliani holding a cup.

While former president Donald Trump has chosen to promote sneakers and bibles to cowl his authorized charges, his former lawyer is flogging three espresso sorts: “bold,” “morning,” and decaf. The luggage weigh two kilos every and may be bought for $29.99.

The espresso will start transport in June with the primary 100 luggage signed by the previous mayor.

“You’re not just treating yourself to exceptional coffee, you’re also supporting our cause,” Mr Giuliani stated in a brand new video commercial on X.

Katie Hawkinson23 May 2024 06:00


RNC headquarters plunged into lockdown after vials of blood addressed to Trump

US Capitol Police had been referred to as to the Republican occasion’s constructing at round 7.45am ET on Wednesday morning to a report of a “suspicious package”.

A police spokesperson advised The Independent {that a} bundle had been despatched to the constructing containing two vials of blood. It was addressed to Mr Trump.

The constructing was briefly evacuated and a Hazmat staff referred to as in, with the USCP urging folks to keep away from the encircling space.

Gustaf. Kilander23 May 2024 05:15


Kristi Noem now banned from all tribal lands in South Dakota

It’s a call that’s unlikely to maneuver the Republican governor and conservative tradition warfare fanatic, who has been publicly gunning for a shot at being Donald Trump’s operating mate. But it does sign the deep dissatisfaction that the governor faces at residence from her state’s Native inhabitants.

Noem’s feud with the tribes stems from various causes, together with disputes between the state authorities and tribal leaders through the Covid-19 pandemic and her efforts to save lots of the doomed Keystone XL pipeline undertaking. But her most up-to-date spat with Native American leaders pertains to her accusations that tribes are permitting drug cartels from Central America to function on their territory.

She has additionally made feedback about Native American dad and mom and their youngsters, which prompted deep offense.

Her feedback about cartels had been made throughout a May 17 press convention: “I ask them …. Why have they not banished the cartels? Why have they not banished the cartel affiliates? Why have they only focused their attention on me, who has offered them help, and not gone after those who are perpetuating violence?” she stated, on the time.

John Bowden23 May 2024 04:30


FCC to contemplate guidelines for AI-generated political adverts on TV and radio, however cannot contact streaming

The head of the Federal Communications Commission launched on Wednesday a proposal to require political advertisers to reveal after they use content material generated by synthetic intelligence in broadcast tv and radio adverts.

If adopted by the five-person fee, the proposal would add a layer of transparency that many lawmakers and AI specialists have been calling for as quickly advancing generative AI instruments churn out lifelike photographs, movies and audio clips that threaten to mislead voters within the upcoming U.S. election.

Yet the nation’s high telecommunications regulator would solely have authority over TV, radio and a few cable suppliers. The new guidelines, if adopted, wouldn’t cowl the great development in promoting on digital and streaming platforms.

“As artificial intelligence tools become more accessible, the commission wants to make sure consumers are fully informed when the technology is used,” FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel stated in an announcement Wednesday. “Today, I’ve shared with my colleagues a proposal that makes clear consumers have a right to know when AI tools are being used in the political ads they see, and I hope they swiftly act on this issue.”

Ali Swenson23 May 2024 03:45


What is Donald Trump’s internet price?

Nearly six months into 2024, the previous president is dealing with two multi-million greenback civil case rulings and mounting authorized charges as he defends himself in varied prison courts.

The presumed nominee for the Republican Party was discovered liable in two civil circumstances and is awaiting sentencing in his first prison trial – all primarily based out of New York.

Joe Sommerlad, Ariana Baio23 May 2024 03:00


Fani Willis sails to victory in Georgia major – and celebrates with Grey Goose vodka

Fani Willis, the district lawyer for Fulton County and prosecutor who introduced expenses in opposition to Donald Trump in Georgia, sailed to victory in her Democratic major reelection race on Tuesday evening – and celebrated with Grey Goose vodka.

Ms Willis had been the favourite within the race in opposition to her opponent Christian Wise Smith, who she additionally defeated in 2020.

In a landslide victory, she took greater than 80 per cent of all Democratic votes.

Now, she’s going to face off in opposition to Republican candidate Courtney Kramer through the common election in November.

In her victory speech, Ms Willis thanked supporters saying: “They want a district attorney that believes everyone deserves to be safe and everyone is entitled to some dignity.”

Ariana Baio23 May 2024 02:15


Trump will ‘give Netanyahu a blank check’: Youngest Jewish Congresswoman on Israel, Gaza and the election

Progressive Democrats initially may need been cautious of Sara Jacobs when she got here to Congress in 2021. The Center for Responsive Politics confirmed that in 2020, she was the fifth most self-funded candidate, a product of the truth that her grandfather co-founded the semiconductor firm Qualcomm. She additionally beat a candidate who had the endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders, who had gained the California major. It could be simple to dismiss her as a moneyed “nepo baby” with nothing to supply to the left of the occasion.

But since changing into a congresswoman, the 35-year-old California Democrat has distinguished herself as one of many extra progressive voices in Congress.

When members of the Squad slept on the steps of the US Capitol in 2021 in protest of a hire moratorium coming to a detailed, Jacobs introduced protesters pizza. She has been a constant voice for defending ladies’s reproductive rights, at all times by main together with her personal examples — she was the primary member of Congress to debate her personal interval on the House ground and has additionally overtly talked about freezing her eggs.

Eric Garcia 23 May 2024 01:30