Trump escalates attacks on McConnell with ‘DEATH WISH’ post

Former president Donald Trump is facing blowback for an inflammatory online message attacking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) that many viewed as a threat. “He has a DEATH WISH,” Trump posted late Friday on his Truth Social platform, criticizing McConnell for agreeing to a deal to fund the government through December. He also disparaged McConnell’s wife, Elaine Chao, who served as Trump’s transportation secretary and was … Continue reading Trump escalates attacks on McConnell with ‘DEATH WISH’ post

Donald Trump Backed Failed Coup to Remove Jared Kushner: Navarro

Former President Donald Trump attempted a failed “coup d’état” to remove his son-in-law Jared Kushner from control of his 2020 presidential campaign, according to former White House economics adviser Peter Navarro. Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner (R) join U.S. President Donald Trump as he holds a press conference to discuss a revised U.S. trade agreement with Mexico and Canada in the Rose Garden of the White House … Continue reading Donald Trump Backed Failed Coup to Remove Jared Kushner: Navarro

Former Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg expected to plead guilty to tax charges

Allen Weisselberg, the former chief financial officer for the Trump Organization, reached a plea deal and is expected to cooperate with investigators in a probe into the former president’s finances, a source said. Weisselberg, 75, cut a deal and will plead guilty to 15 felony tax charges at a Manhattan state court hearing scheduled for Thursday, according to sources familiar with the legal proceedings. He … Continue reading Former Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg expected to plead guilty to tax charges

Judge finds Donald Trump in contempt in New York legal fight

(AP) — A New York judge found former President Donald Trump in contempt of court and set in motion $10,000 daily fines Monday for failing to adequately respond to a subpoena issued by the state’s attorney general as part of a civil investigation into his business dealings. Judge Arthur Engoron said a contempt finding was appropriate because Trump and his lawyers hadn’t shown they had … Continue reading Judge finds Donald Trump in contempt in New York legal fight

Capitol riot defendant: I was following Trump’s instructions

An Ohio man charged with storming the U.S. Capitol and stealing a coat rack testified that he joined thousands of protesters in ransacking the building last year on what he thought were orders from the president, Donald Trump. Dustin Byron Thompson, 38, of Columbus, Ohio, said Wednesday he took to websites after being laid off from his exterminator job in March 2020 and in his … Continue reading Capitol riot defendant: I was following Trump’s instructions