Trump dubbed ‘coward’ for skipping GOP debate for interview with Tucker Carlson: Live updates

Donald Trump indictment – newest information

Donald Trump will skip the primary Republican debate of the 2024 primaries and try and upstage his rivals for the occasion’s nomination by as an alternative sitting down for an interview with Tucker Carlson, in line with a report.

In a Truth Social publish, the previous president gave the excuse that he was far forward within the polls and that Ronald Reagan hadn’t participated in a debate. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie known as him a “certified loser, verified coward” after information of the choice emerged.

On Thursday night time, Mr Trump abruptly cancelled his proposed press convention at which he claimed he was going to unveil a report that may “exonerate” him within the prison case over his makes an attempt to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia introduced by Fulton County DA Fani Willis.

He claimed: “My lawyers would prefer putting this, I believe, Irrefutable & Overwhelming evidence of Election Fraud & Irregularities in formal Legal Filings”.

The former president and 18 of his allies had been indicted on Monday for working a prison enterprise to attempt to thwart the desire of the American folks and preserve Mr Trump in energy in any respect prices. He can be the defendant in three different ongoing prison proceedings.


FBI releases needed poster for lacking Jan 6 defendant

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 22:45


He backed the Iowa winner thrice – right here is his 2024 prediction

If a Republican presidential candidate desires to win the Iowa caucus, with its closely white, closely evangelical and churchgoing inhabitants, they should win over Bob Vander Plaats.

Few folks have had a front-row seat to Iowa’s evangelical politics than Bob Vander Plaats. In 2008, he served as Mike Huckabee’s state occasion chairman when he pulled off an unbelievable win within the Iowa caucus. Then in 2012, he endorsed Rick Santorum earlier than he pulled off a squeaker in opposition to Mitt Romney within the first within the nation contest. In 2016, he backed Sen Ted Cruz (R-TX) earlier than the senator pulled off a victory in opposition to Donald Trump.

So, what does he take into consideration the 2024 race? Eric Garcia studies.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 22:30


Christie calls Trump ‘certified loser, verified coward’ after resolution to skip debate

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie didn’t maintain again (as traditional) in his criticism of Donald Trump, this time over his resolution to not be a part of his rivals on stage within the first Republican major debate of the 2024 election.

“Surprise, surprise… the guy who is out on bail from four jurisdictions and can’t defend his reprehensible conduct, is running scared and hiding from the debate stage,” Mr Christie wrote on X.

“Trump – certified loser, verified coward,” he added.

The former president has already been accused of skipping the controversy as a result of he’s “scared of Chris Christie” as we reported earlier this week.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 22:14


Proud Boy on home arrest in Jan 6 case absconds earlier than sentencing

Authorities are trying to find a member of the Proud Boys extremist group who disappeared days earlier than his sentencing in a U.S. Capitol riot case, the place prosecutors are in search of greater than a decade in jail, in line with a warrant made public Friday.

Christopher Worrell of Naples, Florida, was speculated to be sentenced Friday after being discovered responsible of spraying pepper spray gel on cops, as a part of the mob storming the Capitol as Congress was certifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory on Jan. 6, 2021. Prosecutors had requested a choose to condemn him to 14 years.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 22:00


‘Reagan didn’t’: Trump takes to Truth Social to provide excuse for why he received’t be a part of GOP debate

Donald Trump continues to be insisting he won’t take part within the upcoming Republican major debates, citing his lead over his opponents and the precedent set by former President Ronald Reagan.

Mr Trump made his proclamation in a typical rambling publish on his Truth Social platform.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 21:30


‘Big mistake’ to rely Ron DeSantis out, says Iowa’s evangelical kingmaker

One of Iowa’s high evangelical leaders has advised The Independent that Republicans and the press are writing off Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s presidential marketing campaign too quickly.

Bob Vander Plaats, the chief government of the Family Leader, is without doubt one of the main voices in closely evangelical Iowa. Earlier this 12 months, the Family Leader hosted a discussion board with lots of the Republican candidates for president with former Fox News host Tucker Carlson serving because the moderator.

He has had a monitor report of betting on the appropriate horse earlier than the Iowa caucus.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 21:10


Experts warn ex-president goes to Truth Social himself into hassle

That’s the recommendation that skilled litigators of all stripes are giving the previous president as he faces a tide of prison investigations into his conduct each as president and throughout the 2016 election.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 20:50


What have every of the Republican candidates stated concerning the warfare in Ukraine?

As President Joe Biden likes to remind anybody who’ll pay attention, “This is not your grandfather’s Republican Party”.

Here’s what every of the first candidates has stated concerning the warfare.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 20:30


‘Especially the big orange one’: Trump assaults Fox News for utilizing ‘worst’ photographs of him

Donald Trump has taken to lashing out at Fox News, claiming that the community is working with different Republican candidates to determine who can beat him within the GOP major, whereas utilizing unflattering “orange” photographs of him and adverse polls.

Gustaf Kilander has the story.

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 20:10


What have the Republican candidates stated about January 6?

The riot on January 6, 2021, has grow to be one more litmus check for Republican presidential candidates and the way they reply to questions concerning the topic could provoke the ire of frontrunner Donald Trump, who’s now going through authorized motion over his position within the Capitol riot.

Here’s what they’ve stated up to now…

Oliver O’Connell18 August 2023 19:50

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