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New York District Attorney Alvin Bragg has agreed to testify earlier than the House Judiciary Committee, helmed by Congressman Jim Jordan, over Donald Trump’s conviction at his hush cash trial.

Meanwhile, the choose presiding over Trump’s hush cash trial has alerted prosecutors and protection counsel a few Facebook remark from an obvious social media troll saying a conviction sooner or later earlier than a jury handed down a responsible verdict. The remark has since been deleted.

A quick letter from New York Justice Juan Merchan on Friday tells the events that the courtroom “became aware of a comment” from a person named “Michael Anderson” that states: “My cousin is a juror and says Trump is getting convicted … Thank you folks for all your hard work!!!!”

This week Trump additionally took half in a wild interview with TV psychologist Dr Phil wherein the Republican presidential candidate proclaimed that “sometimes revenge can be justified” as he regarded forward to a theoretical second time period within the White House.

Dr Phil largely adhered to Trump’s conspiracy-laden point-of-view permitting false claims to cross unchecked, significantly concerning his current conviction.


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Joe Sommerlad has the story:

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“I don’t think it’s an easy thing for her,” he stated. “And I think if it wasn’t good, she wouldn’t want to tell me about it to be honest with you. Because, you know, she sees that I’m fighting like hell, I’m trying to become president and make America great again.”

Graig Graziosi9 June 2024 00:00


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The Republican conference is ready to happen in Milwaukee between July 15 to July 18. Donald Trump is anticipated to be formally named the occasion’s nominee for president to face off with President Joe Biden. However, the conference will happen simply days after Trump is ready to be sentenced after being convicted of 34 felonies in connection to hush cash funds made to porn star Stormy Daniels.

Graig Graziosi8 June 2024 23:00


New York District Attorney Alvin Bragg agrees to testify to Republicans in Congress after touchdown Trump responsible verdict

Bragg’s testimony comes on the demand of House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan, who despatched a letter final month stating that the DA and Matthew Colangelo, a prosecutor on the case, take part in a House panel on 13 June.

Jordan, lengthy a Trump loyalist, described the trial as an act of “unprecedented political prosecution” towards the previous president, in keeping with The Hill.

Graig Graziosi8 June 2024 22:10


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Trump takes credit score for decrease insulin costs underneath Joe Biden’s presidency

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Hannity pushes conspiracy idea about debunked social media put up

Right-wing media host Sean Hannity is operating with an apparent troll put up highlighted by Judge Juan Merchan, who adjudicated Donald Trump’s hush cash trial in New York, claiming, erroneously, it was proof of a set trial.

“This is, by far, a very alarming development,” Hannity stated. “Was the fixing from the beginning? Is this cause for a mistrial?”

It shouldn’t be trigger for a mistrial, because the trial is already over.

The put up in query was made on social media by somebody describing themselves as a “professional s***poster.”

“My cousin is a juror and says Trump is getting convicted. Thank you folks for all your hard work!!!!” the put up stated.

Judge Merchan talked about the put up in a letter he despatched to attorneys concerned within the trial, noting that the put up was “labeled as one week old,” that means it was made after the decision had already been introduced.

Social media customers have been fast to level out to Hannity that the social media put up had been debunked.

Even nonetheless it didn’t cease the standard rogues gallery of MAGA coathangers from operating with it as if it was irrefutable proof of the previous president’s innocence.

Right-wing provacatuer Laura Loomer additionally incorrectly claimed that the previous president might be granted a mistrial, and Representaitve Marjorie Taylor Greene claimed the “fix was in from the beginning.”

Graig Graziosi8 June 2024 19:31


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His associate within the enterprise is Burke Brands, the South Florida-based maker and distributor of Don Pablo espresso, The Daily Beast reported.

Graig Graziosi8 June 2024 18:46