The multiple bombshells unveiled at Tuesday’s surprise House committee hearing in the US into the January 6 Capitol riot were incredibly damaging to former president Donald Trump, according to one of his former top lieutenants.
Donald Trump lashed out at the “pitiful” January 6 Capitol riot investigation on Monday, after the congressional committee held a day of scathing testimony accusing the former president of lying to supporters and losing touch with reality as he tried to overturn the 2020 election.
A year and a half after the worst attack on the US Capitol since Major General Robert Ross ordered it set ablaze in 1814, the House January 6 select committee had a daunting task during its first hearing into the Capitol riot.
Twitter is reportedly on the verge of accepting billionaire Elon Musk’s bid to buy the company. One of Musk’s early goals is likely to be reinstating the account of former President Donald Trump, who was permanently banned from Twitter for his part in encouraging the January 6 insurrection. He has referred to the “woke mind virus” before in the past, and a few days ago promised to “authenticate all real humans” on the social media site if his bid is successful. And Musk and Trump have a fairly friendly history, with the former president praising Musk as a “genius” and Musk publicly agreeing with Number 45 on everything from Covid lockdowns to moon exploration.
The author of the infamous “Steele Dossier”, a memo containing numerous unverified claims about former President Donald Trump, says in a new interview that he stands by the veracity of the claims and adds that the so-called “kompromat” tape purporting to show Mr Trump involved in a lewd act with prostitutes, likely exists.
Former President Donald Trump summoned his wife to the Oval Office and berated her after she wore a jacket emblazoned with the words “I really don’t care, do you?” during a trip to a migrant housing facility in McAllen, Texas, according to a new book.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a rally on Saturday in Sarasota, Florida, his second campaign-style event of the summer as he seeks to retain his hold over the Republican Party and bolster allies ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company’s suspension of former U.S. President Donald Trump but said the company was wrong to make the suspension indefinite and gave it six months to determine a “proportionate response.”
Donald Trump on Saturday was acquitted by the U.S. Senate in his second impeachment trial in 12 months, as his fellow Republicans shielded him from accountability for the deadly assault by his supporters on the U.S. Capitol, a shrine of American democracy.
A group of former Republican officials considering a new center-right political party to counter former President Donald Trump’s influence would face steep challenges in shaking up a U.S. political system that has favored two-party rule throughout its history.
When prophecy fails, the prophets get creative. That was the lesson of Leon Festinger and his colleagues who, in their 1956 study of an American UFO cult, coined the term "cognitive dissonance" to describe how the cultists frantically rewrote their own beliefs after their predicted apocalypse failed to appear.
The prospect of the Trump family’s future raises all kinds of intriguing questions. Will the twice-impeached president be convicted by the Senate? Can he ever find another social media platform he loves as much as Twitter? Will daughter Ivanka realise her cherished political ambitions and run for Florida governor?
Donald Trump has dismissed suggestions he was personally responsible for the mob that stormed the US Capitol last week, arguing yesterday that his incendiary speech to supporters hours earlier had been “totally appropriate”.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has announced he will not accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom, saying “remaining true to the people, team and country I love outweigh the benefits of any individual award”.
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