Donald Trump vows to stay in 2024 race if he faces criminal charges
A federal judge has ruled that E Jean Carroll can use the infamous Access Hollywood tape in her rape defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump, further compounding the former president’s legal woes.
Judge Lewis Kaplan also ruled that he will allow the testimony of two other women who have claimed that Mr Trump sexually assaulted them, Natasha Stoynoff and Jessica Leeds.
Donald Trump has erupted with anger after reports that he could soon be indicted for his role in paying hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels during the closing days of the 2016 presidential election.
According to The New York Times, the former president was recently offered the chance to appear before the New York City grand jury that has been hearing evidence against him.
Writing on Truth Social, Mr Trump said: “I did absolutely nothing wrong, I never had an affair with Stormy Daniels, nor would I have wanted to have an affair with Stormy Daniels. This is a political Witch-Hunt, trying to take down the leading candidate, by far, in the Republican Party.”
If prosecuted, Mr Trump would become the first former president in US history to face criminal charges.
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Graig Graziosi11 March 2023 22:00
Trump blamed over Silicon Valley Bank collapse for watering down financial regulations
Though little known outside of Silicon Valley, the SVB was the leading lender to tech firms and startups before it crumbled on Friday.
Howard Forman, a professor at Yale, shared a list of Republican senators who voted to reduce regulatory oversight on SVB in 2018. That legislation was then signed into law by Mr Trump.
The list includes names like Senators Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham, Rand Paul, and Mitch McConnell, as well as a few Democrats, including Senators Joe Manchin and Tim Kaine.
Graig Graziosi11 March 2023 20:40
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to testify in Stormy Daniels case
Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to testify on Monday about an alleged payment of hush-money to adult film star Stormy Daniels. The money was allegedly meant to keep a rumoured affair between her and the former president quiet.
Mr Cohen has been regularly meeting with Manhattan prosecutors for the last several weeks, according to the Associated Press.
The New York Times also reported, citing anonymous sources. that Mr Trump was offered a chance to testify.
Graig Graziosi11 March 2023 20:07
Trump called out on allegedly trying to delay his lawsuits by playing judges against each other
Attorney Roberta Kaplan has warned a pair of judges that Donald Trump may be trying to play them against each other in an attempt to delay his cases in both courts.
“Donald Trump has a history of leveraging his presidential-campaign activities to delay and avoid judicial proceedings,” Ms Kaplan wrote in a letter sent to both judges,…
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