Trump News Today: Ivanka distances herself from family legal issues as Hope Hicks meets with Manhattan prosecutors

Donald Trump vows to stay in the 2024 race if he faces criminal charges

Donald Trump’s eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, has asked for a stay in adjudication of the $250 million fraud case brought against her, her brothers, her father and their family’s eponymous real estate company.

Her attorneys argue that the fraud complaint filed last year “contains no allegation that Mrs. Trump directly or indirectly prepared, prepared, reviewed or certified any of her father’s financial statements.”

“Other individuals were responsible for those duties,” they added.

In news of Mr Trump’s other legal issues, it emerged that his former aide Hope Hicks had met with Manhattan prosecutors investigating the former president’s alleged hush money payments to adult movie star Stormy Daniels.

Former White House communications director visited the office of Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg with her lawyers on Monday. This comes as prosecutors ramp up the long-running investigation into payments made to Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.

Meanwhile, Trump praises Fox News host Tucker Carlson for broadcasting footage of the January 6 riot at the Capitol, falsely portraying it as a peaceful process. He has called for prosecution of the House Select Committee that investigated the assault on Congress.


6 Jan rioters on the run after removing ankle bracelets

Two suspects in the Capitol riot are wanted by the FBI after they went missing.

A Florida woman disappeared before going on trial Monday after being charged for her actions during the January 6, 2021, riot in Washington, D.C., when supporters of former President Donald Trump violently tried to prevent Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s election victory in 2020.

Last week, a federal judge in Washington issued warrants for the arrest of Joseph Hutchinson III and Olivia Pollock after revealing they had tampered with or removed the ankle monitors used to track them, according to the Associated Press.

Gustav Kilander has the story.

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 9:30 PM


Ivanka Trump throws brother and father under bus in New York fraud case

Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of former President Donald Trump, has asked for a stay in adjudicating the $250 million fraud case brought against her, her brothers, her father and their family’s eponymous real estate company because a defense claimed that they’re responsible for fraudulent financial statements issued by the company, it takes more time to prepare.

Andrew Feinberg explains that latest development in the family’s legal dramas.

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 9:00 PM


Veteran convicted of obstructing U.S. Capitol riot

A military veteran accused of telling an undercover FBI agent about a plan to “exterminate” the country’s Jewish population was convicted Tuesday of storming the US Capitol to prevent Congress from winning the election. President Joe Biden in 2020.

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 8:30 PM


Vote: Why Kevin McCarthy really gave Tucker Carlson the January 6 videos

The conservative movement and right-wing media have never really trusted Kevin McCarthy. They often see him as a chameleon without any real ideology that has changed as his party has changed. Indeed, last year Mr. Carlson privately said that Mr. McCarthy “sounds like an MSNBC employee” and called him “a puppet of the Dem Party” after The New York Times revealed recordings of his conversations with the House GOP leadership following the January 6 riot.

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 8:00 PM


Watch: The five most bizarre lines from CPAC 2023

The five most bizarre lines from CPAC 2023

Criticism of President Joe Biden’s administration, China’s surveillance balloon, attacks on transgender Americans and “waking up” were recurring themes this year at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, a four-day gathering for right-wing activists and Republican officials from around the world . US. Speakers included election denier Kari Lake and presidential candidate Nikki Haley, while former President Donald Trump delivered the keynote speech Saturday night. These are some of the conference’s most bizarre and downright horrifying rules. Sign up here for our email alerts for the latest news

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 7:30 PM


Vote: Trump’s January 6 issue is as bad as you’d expect… It’s also dangerous

Friday at midnight, Donald Trump dropped a new song with the J6 Prison Choir. No, that’s not an onion head. That just happened. Who needs SNL when we have reality?

In conjunction with former Trump Admin official Kash Patel and former Fox News host Ed Henry, Trump worked with January 6 insurgents awaiting trial at a D.C. prison, according to Forbes staff writer Zach Everson.

I’ll save you time. The number is as bad as you’d expect.

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 7:00 PM


Trump uses Tucker Carlson tapes to call for January 6 inmates to ‘go free’

Chairman Kevin McCarthy’s decision to release about 40,000 hours of security footage of the attack on the Capitol has been criticized by critics.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, said on Tuesday that Monday night’s broadcast by Mr. Carlson was “one of the most embarrassing hours of television.”

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 6:30 PM


Defensive Trump insists CPAC speech was packed after being extensively mocked

Donald Trump went on the defensive bright and early on Monday morning when he was annoyed by the coverage of his speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington DC over the weekend.

He claimed the room was full. The reality was a bit different…

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 6:00 PM


Who wants Trumpworld to replace Mike Pence?

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) concluded Saturday with a speech from former President Donald Trump, still considered the hot favorite (especially by this audience) for the 2024 GOP nomination.

But while the Republicans attending the three-day Trumpfest in Maryland’s National Harbor were certain who should be at the top of the list – they even broke out in chants of “Trump! Trump!” during a speech by his competitor, Nikki Haley, they were much less certain about who the former president should choose as his running mate if he secured his party’s nomination.

John Bowden And Erik Garcia submitted this conference report.

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 5:30 PM


Kristol then alarmed Trump “all in for the insurrection” and the Republicans are silent

Bill Kristol, conservative commentator and editor-in-chief of The strongholdexpressed alarm that the Republican Party appears unable to denounce the January 6 uprising.

He posted Trump’s praise of Tucker Carlson and Kevin McCarthy, writing on Twitter, “Trump is all in for the insurrection. His Republican competitors will not denounce the rebellion. The Republican Party is half insurgent and half anti-anti-insurgent.”

He added: “I am alarmed.”

Oliver O’ConnellMarch 7, 2023 5:00 PM

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