‘I’m more honest than you’: Trump ends Piers Morgan interview
A new congressional report reveals how top Trump administration officials — including Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin — stepped in to send $700 million in coronavirus relief money to a trucking company despite objections from the Defense Department.
Meanwhile, the January 6 select committee is reported to be considering how to try to obtain testimony from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy after more leaked audio showed him discussing Mr Trump’s responsibility for the January 6 riots – and inviting extremist members to the rally partisan to prevent them from participating. Twitter.
New audio recordings released last night included Mr McCarthy’s loud concern that some House Republicans were inciting violence, particularly Matt Gaetz of Florida, who he said was “putting people at risk”.
Key Republican House members have so far refused to publicly turn on their leader, but Mr. Gates has previously swung against McCarthy, complaining that he and Vice-President Steve Scalise “have views on President Trump and I shared them in crying calls with him. Liz Cheney, not us.”
Trump says he fears he will be attacked with ‘dangerous fruit’
Former President Donald Trump has said he fears angry protesters will hit him with “very dangerous” fruits at rallies.
“I wanted people to be prepared because we put them on alert because they’re going to pay off,” Trump said in his October 2021 affidavit, according to the text of the lawsuit filed in court on Tuesday.
The 45th US President said that “tomatoes are bad” and “some fruits are much worse”, Washington Post mentioned.
“But it is very dangerous. … I remember that specific event, because everyone was on alert. They were about to be hit — they were going to be hit so hard,” he said.
Mr Trump was testifying in a civil lawsuit brought by a group of protesters alleging they were assaulted by his bodyguards in 2015.
Andrew NottiApril 28, 2022 08:45
Here’s What Republican Candidates Spent To Tweet Trump’s Property
independent It collected data from Federal Election Commission filings from the beginning of 2021 through the end of March 2022, showing that Republican candidates spent $1.28 million on Trump properties in Florida, New York, California, Washington, D.C. and Las Vegas.
One of the biggest sources of revenue was Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, where the former president dropped out of camp.
Since 2021, candidates have spent more than $700,000 at the Palm Beach club — some after earning his endorsement, as has been the case with Representative Ted Budd, who is running for the North Carolina Senate.
Alisha Rahman SarkarApril 28, 2022 06:46
Uncensored Piers Morgan with Trump suffers outage of 100,000 viewers
The second episode of Piers Morgan’s uncensored television series, in which former President Donald Trump appeared, had about 100,000 fewer viewers than the first episode.
The special, which aired April 26 on the newly launched talkTV channel, included the closing segment of Morgan’s interview with Mr. Trump.
According to Deadline, the episode was watched by an average of 200,000 people around the clock. This was still more than the viewership numbers for BBC News and Sky News, but well below Monday’s premiere, which averaged 317,000 viewers.
In a one-star review for the first episode of Uncensored, The Independent Nick Hilton called it “a really tortured part of the broadcast”.
Alisha Rahman SarkarApril 28, 2022 06:10
McCarthy assures colleagues that he did not ask Trump to resign
Defending his private conversations, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy assured colleagues that he never asked former President Donald Trump to resign over the January 6 Capitol riots.
It was McCarthy’s first face-to-face meeting with House Republicans amid the fallout from his criticism of the former president and members of the more right-wing party.
One Republican in the room said the meeting was a “healer” for lawmakers, while another expressed confidence that McCarthy would be the “next speaker,” according to the Associated Press.
He’s got convention support and then some. You’ve taken over Jan. 6, Rep. Dan Mazer said as he left the special session at GOP headquarters. “Nobody cares,” Rep. Glenn Grothman told reporters, adding that “that’s history.”
Alisha Rahman SarkarApril 28, 2022 05:39
Republicans fear Trump will return to Elon Musk’s Twitter
While some Republicans viewed the promotion of Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of Twitter as a major victory for free speech, there were those who viewed it with concern, according to reports.
For a string of top GOP insiders, they told Politico Playbook of their grave fears that a new Twitter led by Musk would become a welcome haven for previously banned accounts, namely Donald Trump.
“If I’m a Democrat, I pray that Elon Musk brings Trump back to Twitter,” an anonymous aide to the House Republican leadership told Politico, who asked not to be identified in order to speak freely.
Justin VallejoApril 28, 2022 05:00
Deutsche Bank and Donald Trump whistleblower found dead
A whistleblower working with authorities to investigate Deutsche Bank’s activities and ties to former President Donald Trump has been found dead at a Los Angeles high school.
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said Valentin Broxsmith, 46, was found dead Monday at about 7 a.m. local time, more than a year after he went missing. He was last seen on April 6, 2021 driving a red Mini Cooper in Griffith Park.
ABC10News reports that Broxsmith has shown hundreds of bank documents to federal investigators and reporters looking into ties between the bank and Trump.
Journalist Scott Steadman said he did not suspect tampering in his friend’s death because he was battling drugs in and out.
Alisha Rahman SarkarApril 28, 2022 04:53
Republicans cheer after GOP candidate says Fauci should be executed by firing squad
Jon Bennett, who is also running CongressDr. Fauci should be tried and executed, he said, without giving any explanation as to what is on hold in the campaign ahead of the June primary.
Dr. Fauci has been subjected to repeated death threats and harassment since becoming the public face of White HouseFighting the Covid pandemic, and in 2020 he revealed that he and his family need constant security guard.
Justin VallejoApril 28, 2022 04:00
New York says it is concluding investigation into the finances of Trump’s ‘Russian nesting doll’
The New York State Attorney’s office is close to revealing the finances of the Trump Organization’s “Russian nesting doll,” according to reports.
Lawyers said they were still waiting to search Donald Trump’s two cell phones, as well as an executive aide’s laptop, for a long time, after they were pressed about why the three-year investigation had taken so long.
“The process is coming to a close,” according to Kevin Wallace, senior law enforcement counsel for the New York State Attorney’s Office, told the judge. CNN.
Justin VallejoApril 28, 2022 03:00
ICYMI: Tucker Carlson calls Kevin McCarthy a ‘Puppet of the Democratic Party’
Fox News Host Tucker Carlson denounce Kevin McCarthy to sound like ‘an MSNBC Contributor” to private tapes in which a Republican congressman supported the censorship of Silicon Valley for his fellow Republicans.
In a segment titled “The Left’s Collapse” about Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, Carlson said Democratic and Republican party figures are united in support of censorship to achieve political goals.
Justin VallejoApril 28, 2022 02:00
JD Vance rises in Fox News poll for Ohio Senate race after endorsement of Donald Trump
at scanningVance’s support jumped from 11 percent in March to 23 percent, putting him ahead of the field over former nominees Josh Mandel and Mike Gibbons, who were at 20 and 22 percent, respectively, in March. Fox News Survey.
Justin VallejoApril 28, 2022 01:00