Trump news – latest: Mike Pence says he might not vote for Trump if he wins 2024 primary

Fox News host suggests Trump’s Russia case ‘failed’ after Steele case source acquitted

Asked at an event yesterday whether he would vote for Donald Trump in the 2024 presidential election, Mike Pence said there might be ‘someone else’ he would prefer as a candidate – but refrained from saying who it might be.

“What I can tell you is that I’m confident the Republican Party is going to sort out the leadership,” said the former vice president, who has previously acknowledged he’s considering his own presidential campaign. “I’ve been focused on the midterm elections and it will stay that way for the next 20 days.”

Meanwhile, a federal judge has said Donald Trump signed legal documents challenging the 2020 election results alleging voter fraud when he knew the allegations were false – and the messages were clearly “related to and as part of a conspiracy to defraud the United States”.

“The emails show that President Trump knew the specific voter fraud numbers were wrong, but continued to tout those numbers, both in court and to the public,” the court judge said Wednesday. US District in a decision.

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Trump complains that Pelosi is threatening to punch him

Donald Trump gave a phone interview to a right-wing host yesterday who saw him air various of his usual grievances – and specifically complain about a video released during the January 6 hearing which showed Nancy Pelosi privately saying that she wanted to “hit him” as he considered coming to the Capitol as the riot ended.

Here’s what the former president had to say:

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ICYMI: Mar-a-Lago’s special master gets frustrated

A special master tasked with reviewing documents seized by the Justice Department from Donald Trump’s home is growing frustrated with the lack of progress in the case.

CNN reported that Judge Raymond Dearie expressed that frustration Tuesday during a hearing as both sides disputed the origin of some of the documents seized.

“Where’s the beef? I need beef,” he reportedly said.

The timing wasn’t his only rebuke from lawyers on Tuesday; Mr Dearie is also said to have warned both sides against delaying tactics intended to disrupt the short time the special master has to review the documents seized.

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Pence: ‘There may be someone else I would prefer’ to Trump in 2024

Mike Pence was asked at an event yesterday whether or not he would vote for Donald Trump if he wins the Republican nomination in 2024. Here’s what the former vice president, whose ex-boss prompted to a violent attack on the Capitol while Mr. Pence certified Joe Biden’s victory inside, said in response:

Mr Pence has repeatedly said he is considering a 2024 campaign himself and has appeared publicly with various candidates midway through this year – many of whom did not have Mr Trump’s backing.

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Pence: ‘There may be someone else I would prefer’ to Trump in 2024

Mike Pence was asked at an event yesterday whether or not he would vote for Donald Trump if he wins the Republican nomination in 2024. Here’s what the former vice president, whose ex-boss prompted to a violent attack on the Capitol while Mr. Pence certified Joe Biden’s victory inside, said in response:

Mr Pence has repeatedly said he is considering a 2024 campaign himself and has appeared publicly with various candidates midway through this year – many of whom did not have Mr Trump’s backing.

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Trump complains about American Jews in leaked video after defending Kanye West

A new clip from a 2021 event shows Donald Trump asking if a man was a “good Jewish character” and portrays Persians as “really good salespeople”.

The video shared with media comes just days after the former president was accused of being anti-Semitic for telling American Jews to “pull themselves together” and support him.

Mr Trump has also bragged about his support for Israel, while complaining that American Jews do not support him enough.

“In Israel, I am the most popular,” he says in the video. “With the Orthodox [Jews]I am the most popular.

As attendees discuss support for Mr. Trump among American Jews, the former president says, “Is it rolling? Don’t let it roll,” then points to Mr. Holder and adds, “Is that a good Jewish character here? You must love Trump, I’ll tell you.

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Trump may have blown his own defense in the E Jean Carroll case

Donald Trump may have undermined his own defense in the libel case brought by E Jean Carroll, who claims Mr Trump raped her in a New York department store more than 20 years ago.

Trump spokeswoman Liz Harrington posted a statement from the former president on social media last week ahead of his Wednesday deposition, saying:

“You have to fight for years and spend a fortune to recover your reputation from liars, cheats and hacks… This is a hoax and a lie, just like all the other hoaxes that have been played to me for the seven last years.

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Jon Stewart slams Kanye West and Donald Trump for ‘paranoid Jewish *** bulls’

Comedian Jon Stewart has slammed Kanye West and Donald Trump for their “strange paranoid *** Jewish bulls”.

the old Daily show the host addressed the rapper’s anti-Semitism controversy and the president’s comments to a mandate on Israel in the podcast associated with The problem with Jon Stewart.

“I don’t have much time today because I have a Jewish Media Mafia meeting,” Stewart joked.

“We just have a lot to discuss in terms of censorship and what we need to control. A lot of things slipped through the cracks.

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Trump likely conspired to defraud US over election fraud allegations, judge says

In an 18-page notice and order released Wednesday, U.S. District Judge David Carter said former Chapman University law professor John Eastman was to turn over emails showing that Mr. Trump “knew that the specific number of voter fraud was wrong, but continued to tout the numbers, in court and to the public.”

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What happened to Trump’s “Crime of the Century”?

Former President Donald Trump once predicted that a special prosecutor appointed under his administration would uncover “the crime of the century” – a plot to sink his 2016 campaign.

Yet here are the results of prosecutor John Durham’s three-year investigation: two acquittals at trial – the last Tuesday – and a former FBI attorney sentenced to probation.

This falls far short of Trump supporters’ expectations that Durham would reveal a “deep state” conspiracy behind the US government’s investigation into Russia’s ties to Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

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GOP hopefuls look to Pence to broaden their appeal

According to Donald Trump’s assessment, Mike Pence “committed political suicide” on January 6, 2021.

By refusing to go along with the then president’s unconstitutional push to nullify the 2020 election results, Pence has become a prime target of Trump’s ire and an outcast in many Republican circles.

But the final weeks of this year’s fiercely competitive midterm elections suggest the former vice president’s fortunes have changed as he lays the groundwork for his own potential 2024 campaign for the White House. The man who was booed at a conservative conference last year is now a hot draw for Republican candidates, including some who spent their primaries obsessively courting Trump’s approval, in party by repeating his election lies.