Trump news today – live: Donald Trump sues New York’s Letitia James as Kash Patel ‘to testify’ in Mar-a-Lago case

Donald Trump says Twitter has gotten ‘very boring’ since being banned

donald trump filed a lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James alleging “extraordinary wrongdoing” and waging a “war of intimidation and harassment” against him.

In a 41-page filing in Florida State Circuit Court in Palm Beach, he sought to block Ms James from obtaining documents from a Florida revocable trust that holds property in the Trump Organization.

He comes as a key aide to Mr. Trump, Kash Patelmust testify before a grand jury investigating the handling of secret documents at Mar-a-Lago after obtaining immunity from prosecution, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Mr Patel is a close adviser to the former President and has a personal relationship with him. He was named one of its official representatives to the National Archives and Records Administration.

Mr Patel’s testimony was sought after he was summoned in October to testify before a grand jury, but he invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

Mr Patel claimed that Mr Trump had declassified White House documents when he was still president.

Meanwhile, Mr Trump has settled a lawsuit brought by a group of protesters who say they were assaulted by the Republican’s private security guards during his 2015 presidential campaign.

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Trump 2024 campaign prepares for post-midterm launch

While playing in front of a crowd of fans in Robstown, Texas, the former president donald trump drew cheers as he spoke about his first two races for the White House – and teased a third.

“In order to make our country prosperous, safe and glorious again, I will probably have to do it again,” he said last month.

This carefully placed “probably” may soon disappear from Trump’s speech. The former president’s aides are quietly preparing a 2024 presidential campaign that could be launched soon after next week’s midterm elections as Trump tries to capitalize on forecasts Republican wins to propel himself towards becoming the frontrunner for his party’s nomination.

Olivier O’ConnellNovember 3, 2022 05:45

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Trump settles lawsuit filed by protesters over 2015 brawl

Donald Trump has settled a lawsuit brought by a group of Mexican protesters who say they were brutalized by the Republican’s private security guards during his 2015 presidential campaign.

The two sides settled as a jury was selected in a New York courtroom for a civil trial, one of a series of legal entanglements involving the former president.

Details of the settlement in the protesters’ lawsuit were not disclosed.

“While we look forward to proceeding to trial to demonstrate the frivolity of this matter, the parties were ultimately able to reach an amicable resolution,” said Trump lawyer Alina Habba. “We are very satisfied with this result and are happy to finally be able to put an end to this matter once and for all.”

Shweta SharmaNovember 3, 2022 04:22

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Trump sues New York’s Letitia James for ‘war of intimidation and harassment’

Donald Trump has filed a complaint against the New York Attorney General Letitia James alleging “extraordinary wrongdoing” and waging a “war of intimidation and harassment” against him.

In a 41-page filing in Florida State Circuit Court in Palm Beach, he sought to block Ms James from obtaining documents from a Florida revocable trust that holds property in the Trump Organization.

“Extraordinary wrongdoing requires extraordinary redress,” the lawsuit said. “As detailed below, James repeatedly abused his position as New York State Attorney General to pursue a relentless, pernicious, public, and shameless crusade against President Trump, a resident of Palm Beach County. , Florida, with the stated goal of destroying him personally, financially and politically.

Mr Trump claims the New York attorney general is violating his privacy by seeking details of his trust.

It comes after Ms James filed a civil lawsuit against Mr Trump and his family members last month alleging financial fraud.

Shweta SharmaNovember 3, 2022 4:16 a.m.

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Trump’s biracial ex-girlfriend says he told her she got her intel from a white dad

donald trumpKara Young’s former biracial girlfriend has broken her silence over an incident where he told her she got her intel from her white father.

Talk to Interior Edition On Tuesday, in her first interview with Mr Trump since 2017, Ms Young, 47, confirmed the veracity of a previous report about the alleged encounter.

Johanna Chisholm has the story.

Olivier O’ConnellNovember 3, 2022 03:45

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Key Trump aide Kash Patel granted immunity to testify in secret Mar-a-Lago documents case, report says

donald trump assistance Kash Patel must testify before a grand jury investigating the handling of secret documents at Mar-a-Lago after being granted immunity from prosecution, according to a report.

Mr Patel, who worked in the Trump administration, will “soon testify” before the federal grand jury, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday evening.

In June, Mr. Trump named Mr. Patel as one of his official representatives to the National Archives and Records Administration.

Shweta SharmaNovember 3, 2022 03:22

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Trump says Kanye West ‘will be fine,’ downplaying his anti-Semitism

Speaking to conservative radio personality and podcaster Chris Stigall, the former president was asked about a number of current events and hot topics, including the midterms and Elon Muskthe takeover of Twitter.

Mr Trump’s remarks about the disgraced rapper, whose slew of anti-Semitic comments saw him dumped by a series of companies he has collaborated with, stood out particularly.

Olivier O’ConnellNovember 3, 2022 2:45 a.m.

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Clinton wants Trump to pay legal fees for dismissed lawsuit

hillary clinton asked a federal judge to order the former president donald trump and his attorneys to pay over $1 million in legal fees costs and fees to cover the expenses she and several other defendants have accrued defending against a failed court case claiming they conspired to sink Mr Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign by accusing him of collusion with Russia.

Abe Asher has the details.

Olivier O’ConnellNovember 3, 2022 01:45

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‘Everything is crazy’: Trump joins Paul Pelosi’s conspiracy theories

The former president began airing the controversial remarks during the Chris Stigall radio show call on Tuesday morning.

Reporting by Johanna Chisholm.

Olivier O’ConnellNovember 2, 2022 11:45 p.m.

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Supreme Court temporarily shields Trump tax returns from House committee

United States Supreme Court temporarily blocked the House Ways and Means Committee of obtaining six years of tax returns of former President Donald Asset and his eponymous real estate businesses after the ex-president requested an emergency stay of a lower court order allowing them access to the documents.

The temporary stay was granted by the Chief Justice John Robertswhich is responsible for appeals from decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Chief Justice Roberts also ordered the House of Representatives to respond to the appeal of the former president by November 10.

Andrew Feinberg reports from Washington, DC.

Olivier O’ConnellNovember 2, 2022 10:45 p.m.

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Trump lawyers who fought the election results saw Thomas as key

Lawyers who helped the former president donald trumpSupreme Court efforts to overturn 2020 election results considered appeal to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a “key” to their success, according to emails provided to congressional investigators and made public Wednesday.

December 2020 emails show lawyers discussing ways to delay certification of results in Georgia, a closely contested state won by Democrat Joe Biden. A lawyer, Kenneth Chesebro, suggested that an appeal to Thomas, as the judge who handles Georgia’s emergency appeals, could “end up being key here.”

“We want to frame things so that Thomas can be the one to issue some kind of stay or other circuit court opinion saying Georgia is in justifiable doubt,” Chesebro wrote. “In reality, our only chance of getting a favorable court opinion by Jan. 6, which could delay Georgia’s count in Congress, is with Thomas.”

Olivier O’ConnellNovember 2, 2022 9:45 p.m.

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