Trump set to return to social media as Meta lifts ban
Donald Trump reportedly made a secret $1m donation to a partisan-driven“audit” of Arizona’s election results in his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
According to The Guardian, it was Mr Trump who largedly bankrolled the discredited review of election results which the president hoped would support his baseless claims that the election was “stolen” from him and swing the outcome in his favour.
The revelation comes as it also emerged that Mr Trump’s attorney John Eastman is facing disciplinary charges and potential disbarment in California over his involvement in the former president’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
This weekend, Mr Trump set to begin his 2024 presidential campaign trail this weekend with back-to-back appearances in New Hampshire and South Carolina on Saturday.
It comes at the end of a week where parent company Meta announced that it would reinstate his Facebook and Instagram accounts in the “coming weeks”.
Donald Trump Jr ridiculed as he falls for parody Twitter account calling for Aretha Franklin ban
The former president’s oldest son has been ridiculed after seemingly falling for a parody Twitter account that called for Aretha Franklin’s “Natural Woman” to be banned, a bogus claim that has consumed right-wing media for days.
Alex Woodward27 January 2023 18:00
Just in: Paul Pelosi bodycam footage shows moment intruder hits 82-year-old with hammer
Graphic police bodycam footage showing a brutal hammer attack on Paul Pelosi has been released by a court in California.
The video footage and a 911 call made by the husband of Nancy Pelosi during the home invasion on 28 October was authorised for release by the San Francisco Superior Court after a submission by several media outlets.
Alex Woodward27 January 2023 17:30
Peter Navarro’s contempt of Congress trial is postponed. Again
A federal judge has delayed the contempt of Congress trial for Donald Trump’s former adviser Peter Navarro, likely for months, as the court determines how executive privilege could impact the case as it heads to a jury.
US District Judge Amit Mehta grilled federal prosecutors on Friday over previous determinations that aides to a president can be immune from congressional subpoenas, according to CNN.
The trial was scheduled to begin on Monday.
Mr Navarro was charged with contempt over his refusal to cooperate with the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack.
Mr Navarro has not yet presented any evidence that the former president invoked executive privilege when he was subpoenaed for documents and testimony by the panel.
Alex Woodward27 January 2023 17:00
Trump claims that his Trump Organization can’t be sued because it doesn’t exist
In a lengthy, wild response to the New York attorney general’s $250 lawsuit alleging widespread fraud across his business empire, attorneys for Donald Trump and his three eldest children have argued that…
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