Trump defends hosting Kanye at Mar-a-Lago and stays silent on latest rant – latest

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Mike Pence admits he was ‘outraged’ by Trump’s January 6 tweet

Donald Trump on Thursday defended hosting the rapper formerly known as Kanye West at Mar-a-Lago, writing on Truth Social that “the story in the AP, written by the ludicrous and very unreliable Jill Colvin which I unfortunately know in White.” House is Fake News”.

“We have very strong security, especially with extremely talented Secret Service agents on campus, but when I know someone, as I did, we are free to have our guests searched, thrown against walls, and otherwise physically assaulted. Not getting beaten up. Anonymous sources don’t exist. Stories to the contrary are FAKE NEWS!”

Mr. Trump did not mention Ye’s latest anti-Semitic comments on Infowars in which he praised Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.

“I see good things about Hitler,” Yeh told host Alex Jones.

He said, “You can’t say out loud that this person has ever done anything good and I just got over it.” “I’m done with classification. Every human being has something of value that they bring to the table, especially Hitler.


House panel says lax screening helped facilitate PPP fraud

Financial technology firms abdicated their responsibility to investigate fraud in applications for a federal program designed to help small businesses stay open and workers employed during the pandemic. a report a House investigative panel said on Thursday.

The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis launched its own investigation of the firms in May 2021 following public reports that the firms were linked to a disproportionate number of fraudulent loans issued under the Paycheck Protection Program.

Former President Donald Trump launched the Paycheck Protection Program to help small businesses stay open and keep their workers employed. President Joe Biden kept the program and directed the money to more low-income and minority-owned companies. told everyone, $800 billion spent on the program.

Financial technology firms review PPP applications for lenders who will ultimately disburse PPP funds to businesses.

The report states that two start-ups, Bluecorn PPP and Womply Inc. — which reviewed one out of every three funded PPP loans in 2021 — were associated with a significant percentage of PPP loan applications with indicators of fraud.

The report said the firms used questionable screening procedures and business practices in loan review, causing “unnecessary loss of taxpayer dollars”. The firms “extorted billions in fees from taxpayers, becoming soft targets for those seeking to defraud the PPP.”

The Associated Press1 December 2022 19:45


VIDEO: Supreme Court rejects Trump’s plea to withhold Democrats on his tax returns

Supreme Court rejects Trump’s plea to withhold Democrats on his tax returns

Gustaf Kilander1 December 2022 19:00


Jan 6 Panel to release all evidence and witness transcripts with final report this month

6 The select committee is set to release all its evidence – including transcripts of testimony – by the end of this month, along with its final report, according to one of its members.

Democratic Congresswoman, appearing on CNN zoe lofgren Said panel is eager to make sure it doesn’t leave its findings open to attack by the Republican leadership that is now poised to take control of the House.

“They’ve been very clear that they want to downplay the work that we’ve done,” she said, “but we’re going to stop that. We’re going to release all the information we collect, so let’s do it selectively.” Cannot be edited and broadcast properly.

While confirming that “everything” would be released, Ms Lofgren declined to commit to an exact publication date, explaining that the vagaries of the official legislative printing process mean it is not possible to nail down one. ; However, she confirmed that the reports should be expected by the end of this month. He also said the committee was preparing to release the report in an “interactive” form, although he did not specify what that would entail.

Panel screen video of close witness testimony viewed at committee summer hearings Donald Trump Himself, they include former Attorney General Bill Barr, former White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Mr Trump’s daughter Ivanka.

andrew naughty1 December 2022 18:15


Catch Up: Why House Democrats Want Trump’s Tax Returns

Donald Trump has lost his battle to prevent House Democrats from receiving his tax returns so that the Ways and Means Committee can look into them before the Republican majority is taken back in January.

If you’re just coming to the story, john bowden Here’s an explainer of what’s going on and why Mr. Trump has fought so hard and for so long to keep his finances private.

andrew naughty1 December 2022 17:30


Jan 6 Investigators subpoena footage of filmmaker

Filmmaker Alex Holder’s documentary about the 2020 presidential election and Donald Trump’s effort to overturn it received a lot of press this summer, featuring footage of interviews with key members of Trump’s inner circle before and after the attack on the US Capitol Were. It has faded somewhat from prominence given the overwhelming amount of evidence and testimony unveiled by the January 6 select committee – but now it looks like Mr Holder is having a moment of relevance again, according to Justice Department investigators. has summoned them for the raw footage they shot on camera. On the day of the riot itself:

andrew naughty1 December 2022 17:00


Herschel Walker has not answered questions from journalists for almost two months

republican candidate herschel walker Haven’t taken questions from reporters on the trail in nearly two months Georgia The Senate race is set to end in a runoff next week.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Mr Walker is reported to have last spoken to reporters in early October. It’s unclear whether he’ll hang out with reporters again before the race ends on December 6, but at his events, he’s being kept further and further away from the media:

Mr. Walker lost a vote to one of his future Republican state colleagues, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, who said he walked out of the ballot box after queuing for an hour, failing to vote only for Mr. Walker or Mr. Kemp .

Mr Walker’s campaign manager is not happy with the news.

andrew naughty1 December 2022 16:30


On January 6, the rioter claims he was drunk before the attack

The hundreds of Jan. 6 defendants who have tried to convince judges to grant them leniency have offered a variety of arguments, some version of the most common claim that they “caught up” in the events at the Capitol simply turned up to protest peacefully.

However, others are taking a different approach:

andrew naughty1 December 2022 16:00


Lofgren: January 6 panel will release “everything”

The January 6 select committee is set to release all of its evidence – including transcripts of testimony – with its final report due by the end of the month, according to one of its members.

Democratic Congresswoman, appearing on CNN zoe lofgren said the panel is eager to ensure that it does not leave its findings open to Republican leadership now taking control of the House.

“They’ve been very clear that they want to downplay the work that we’ve done,” she said, “but we’re going to stop that. We’re going to release all the information we collect, so let’s do it selectively.” Cannot be edited and broadcast properly.

andrew naughty1 December 2022 15:31


DeSantis aides remain silent on Trump’s racist dinner party

While many Republican leaders have condemned Donald Trump’s dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes, many of them have stopped short of undermining the former president himself — including one of his most notable rivals.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, widely considered Mr Trump’s most obvious challenger for the 2024 nomination, has so far refrained from criticizing Mr Trump over the debacle at Mar-a-Lago. and now, Rolling stone Reports that he and his allies have made a concerted effort to avoid taking on Mr. Trump directly suggest that the media and some other Republicans will work for him and shield him from what could be a messy fight.

andrew naughty1 December 2022 14:30


Is Marco Rubio Running For President Again?

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida lasted longer than most other Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential primary, but not before being thoroughly humiliated by Donald Trump, who disparaged him as “Little Marco” and defeated by a landslide in his home state, which was supposed to serve as a proxy firewall. While he managed to be re-elected to the Senate that year, as he did this November – but after he, like many other senators, largely went behind Mr Trump and his agenda, a telltale sign emerged. Has come that he may be considering another campaign:

While Mr Trump has announced he is running again, his choppy start, enduring state of legal woes and continuing missteps have left open the idea that challenging him might be worth a try. Andrew Feinberg It looks at how the 2024 sector is shaping up so far.

Who Is Running For President In 2024?

With less than two years until American voters decide who will serve as President of the United States from January 2025 to January 2029, former Republican government officials position themselves in the coming battle for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination. while at least one prominent Democrat (California Governor Gavin Newsom) has reportedly pledged not to challenge President Joe Biden in the Democratic primary.

andrew naughty1 December 2022 14:00