‘Golden calf’ statue of Donald Trump sparks Biblical ridicule at CPAC – National

Social media users were quoting the Ten Commandments film and the Book of Exodus in droves on Friday, after video from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) revealed a golden idol-like statue of former U.S. president Donald Trump. The video captured by a Bloomberg News reporter shows attendants wheeling a giant golden caricature of […]

Georgia prosecutor probing Trump’s post-election behaviour: ‘I’m in no rush’ – National

The Georgia prosecutor investigating potential efforts by Donald Trump and others to influence last year’s U.S. election has a message for people who are eager to see whether the former president will be charged: Be patient. “I’m in no rush,” Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis said this week in an interview with The […]

McConnell says he would ‘absolutely’ support Trump if he wins 2021 nomination – National

Less than a month after excoriating Donald Trump in a blistering floor speech, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would “absolutely” support the former president again if he secured the Republican nomination in 2024. The Kentucky Republican told Fox News that there’s still “a lot to happen between now” and the […]

Here’s what prosecutors could learn from Trump’s tax records after court decision – National

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President Donald Trump’s tax records. Now, thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, he will soon have them. But what will that mean for the Democrat’s investigation into Trump’s business affairs? Read more: Trump tax […]

Trump planning to return to political spotlight with CPAC address: source – National

Former U.S. President Donald Trump will seek to return to the political spotlight in an address to a major meeting of conservatives, a source familiar with his plans said on Saturday, as the Republican plots his post-White House moves. Trump plans to speak to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, on […]

UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo: US media

Private security contractor and ally of former US President Trump Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, UN investigators have found in a report detailed by US media on Friday. The confidential report to the Security Council, obtained by the New York Times and the Washington Post, said that Prince deployed a […]

Asylum seekers stuck in Mexico to finally be allowed into U.S., reversing Trump rule – National

After waiting months and sometimes years in Mexico, people seeking asylum in the United States are being allowed into the country starting Friday as they wait for courts to decide on their cases, unwinding one of the Trump administration’s signature immigration policies that U.S. President Joe Biden vowed to end. The number of asylum-seekers […]

Feud between Trump, McConnell threatens GOP path to return to power – National

Former U.S. President Donald Trump is escalating a political war within his own party that could undermine the Republican push to fight President Joe Biden’s agenda and ultimately return to power. A day after blistering Mitch McConnell, the Senate’s top Republican, as a “dour, sullen and unsmiling political hack,” Trump repeated his baseless claim […]

Shabby Trump Plaza casino comes down in Atlantic City implosion – National

Former U.S. president Donald Trump‘s first failed Atlantic City casino is  no more after a scheduled implosion to bring down the building with much fanfare in New Jersey on Wednesday morning. Three thousand sticks of dynamite were used to implode the once-glitzy Trump Plaza at 9 a.m. Wednesday, removing what some called an “eyesore” […]

Trump sued by Democratic congressman over U.S. Capitol riot – National

The Democratic chairman of the House Homeland Security committee accused Donald Trump in a federal lawsuit on Tuesday of inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and of conspiring with his lawyer and extremist groups to try to prevent Congress from certifying the results of the presidential election he lost to Joe Biden. […]