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Trump News Today: Former President Revives False Obama Spy Claims, Amid New Book Revelations

‘I am a more honest man than you’: Trump ends interview with Piers Morgan

Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign manager Paul Manafort is being sued by the Justice Department for $3 million he owes in fines for failing to report foreign financial interests over several years.

Manafort was sentenced to prison in 2019 after being found guilty of various crimes, including bank fraud, money laundering and illegal lobbying. The charges stemmed from Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s interactions with Russian agents and interests.

Meanwhile, Trump has finally posted on his Truth Social app after months of silence. “I’M BACK! #COVFEFE,” he wrote alongside a photo of the former president speaking on the phone at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida.

Despite the hopes of several right-wing Republicans, Trump has insisted that he would not return to Twitter even if Elon Musk reinstated his account. In fact, he has said that he does not see social platforms as rivals.

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President Biden mocks Donald Trump at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Joe Biden poked fun at former President Donald Trump during the White House Correspondents’ Dinner over the weekend, saying, “Imagine if my predecessor came to this dinner this year. Now, that really would have been a real hit.”

Trump avoided the event during his years in the White House, and the annual dinner was canceled during the pandemic.

On Saturday, Biden joked, “I’m so excited to be here tonight with the only group of Americans with a lower approval rating than me.”

The president also joked about the anti-Biden slogan “Let’s Go Brandon,” saying, “Republicans seem to support one guy, a guy named Brandon. He is having a very good year. I’m happy for him.”

Maroosha MuzaffarMay 2, 2022 04:45

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Bob Woodward Says Generals And Pentagon Officials Are ‘Stressed’ Over Trump’s State Of Mind

During a live recording of the Skullduggery podcast, famed journalist Bob Woodward said that General Mark Milley and other Pentagon officials were “apoplectic” over former President Donald Trump and his state of mind.

“General Milley and the people at the Pentagon were not only upset, [they] they were apoplectic about it, and apoplectic about Trump and his state of mind,” he said.

Graig Graziosi30 April 2022 04:59

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ICYMI: Republican Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert had to be separated during an argument, report says

Representatives Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene may seem like an ideal far-right tag team, but reports from sources close to lawmakers claim there may be bad blood between the two.

Despite her similarly MAGA-focused rhetoric, Ms. Boebert is reportedly unable to stand being grouped with Ms. Greene and the two reportedly had to be separated during an argument earlier this year.

Gustaf Kilander has more in the report below.

Graig Graziosi30 April 2022 04:00

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Trump Releases Incoherent Statement About Obama Team

Former President Donald Trump revived his bizarre theory that the Obama administration spied on his 2016 presidential campaign. Using the name “Obamagate,” Trump unsubstantiatedly claims there was an organized effort by the former president to “nullify the 2016 presidential election” by spying on him

Read the statement below:

Graig Graziosi30 April 2022 03:00

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Analysis: Why Republicans want Madison Cawthorn gone for good

In his office for today’s edition of the independentInside Washington Newsletter, eric garcia takes a look at the deepening troubles of Madison Cawthorn, the extreme Republican from North Carolina whose party colleagues in the House of Representatives seem more eager than ever to unravel.

Cawthorn has claimed that the “RINOs” (Republicans in name only) are waging a smear campaign against him.

Read more in the analysis below.

Graig Graziosi30 April 2022 02:00

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Bill Barr tells Newsmax Trump shouldn’t be nominated for 2024

Former President Donald Trump’s former attorney general, Bill Barr, told far-right broadcaster Newsmax that he doesn’t think his former boss should be the Republicans’ presidential candidate for 2024.

Barr made the comments while speaking with another former Trump official, Sean Spicer.

Graig Graziosi30 April 2022 01:00

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ICYMI: Member of January 6 committee on McCarthy’s communications with Trump

Speaking on MSNBC last night, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren of the January 6 caucus discussed the implications of recently released audio recordings of Kevin McCarthy discussing Donald Trump’s role in the Capitol riots.

Ms. Lofgren confirmed that the committee will send another letter asking McCarthy for his testimony, which he has so far refused to give, noting that the published private conversations are “not that different” from what the Republican leader said in public immediately afterward. . the insurrection

Graig Graziosi30 April 2022 00:00

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Trump rally in Nebraska canceled due to weather

A rally for former President Donald Trump was canceled due to weather, according to a local broadcaster.

KETV reports that the rally, scheduled for Friday night, has been rescheduled for Sunday.

“Thank you to everyone who waited in line for our Save America Rally tonight in Greenwood, Nebraska. Due to severe weather, including the possibility of 60+ mph winds, hailstorms, and maybe even tornadoes, I will not be going to Nebraska tonight, but instead, weather permitting, will be there this Sunday night, May 1 Trump said in an email on Friday. “The most important thing is to keep yourself safe, and that cannot be done with such a dire prognosis. Thank you to Charles W. Herbster and his wonderful staff for working so professionally with us. See you on Sunday!”

Graig Graziosi29 April 2022 23:00

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Newly Released Texts Show Sean Hannity Complaining That ‘Lunatics’ Harm Trump’s Cause

Text exchanges between Sean Hannity and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows between Election Day and Joe Biden’s inauguration show the Fox News host growing increasingly exasperated that “lunatics MAGA’s were pushing for former President Donald Trump to nullify the 2020 election.

“Your fight is fine. The fing (sic) lunatic is NOT okay. They are NOT helping you. I’m sick of those people,” Hannity wrote in a text message to Meadows, who said he was “fighting like crazy.”

Read more in Bevan Hurley’s report below.

Graig Graziosi29 April 2022 22:40

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Madison Cawthorn accuses ‘establishment’ of targeting him as video with staff member becomes latest embarrassment

Republican Congressmember Madison Cawthorn has accused established Republicans of targeting him with a “drip campaign” to erode his re-election chances.

A video that emerged of a male colleague placing his hand on Mr. Cawthorn’s crotch made waves on social media this week, and a politician story centered around images of Mr. Cawthorn wearing female lingerie at a party.

He claims that the “RINOs”, Republicans in name only, are trying to smear him.

Graig Graziosi has more in the report below.

Graig Graziosi29 April 2022 22:15