‘Get ready’: Trump says he’s ‘very likely’ to run for president again in 2024
Longtime allies and MAGA enthusiasts began to turn against former US President Donald Trump after it emerged that the midterm elections did not turn into a “red wave” as many shifted their focus to the likely challenger for the GOP ticket in 2024, Florida. Gov Ron DeSantis.
The News Corp Empire Owned by Rupert Murdoch – Including TBEN News on TV and the New York Post in print – made their feelings about Mr Trump clear on Thursday morning with a damning cover.
“TRUMPTY DUMPTY,” read the front page in bold when a cartoon of the 45th president showed him as Humpty Dumpty perched precariously on a brick wall.
Elsewhere, a reportedly mercurial Mr Trump spent the day after the midterm elections lashing out at those he believed had given him bad advice as several candidates he supported in crucial races fell short.
Mr Trump reportedly blames his wife Melania Trump for advising him to back Mehmet Oz in the Pennsylvania Senate race, which he lost to Democrat John Fetterman.
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted on Wednesday that there are those urging Trump to move his projected 2024 presidential campaign announcement, which is currently expected to take place next week.
DOJ and House Panel Ask Supreme Court to Green-Light Release of Trump Taxes
The Justice Department and the House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee have asked the Supreme Court in separate legal files to dismiss Donald Trump’s bid to avoid having to comply with the committee’s request to file his tax return. .
Trump’s attorneys filed an emergency filing on Oct. 31 to reject a lower court’s decision that the refund request was valid, Reuters reported.
The panel said in its filing that agreeing to Mr Trump would damage the authority of an equivalent branch of the administration “by effectively preventing Congress from completing any investigation involving a former president when there are allegations that the investigation is political.” motivated”.
Gustaf KilanderNov 10, 2022 23:00
VIDEO: Biden on Donald Trump’s Possible Presidential Run
Biden on Donald Trump’s possible presidential run
Gustaf KilanderNov 10, 2022 22:00
Conservative writer says ‘Trump may be the most profound voter defense in modern American history’
In an essay for the New York Post, conservative writer John Podhoretz said that “Trump is arguably the most profound vote-repellant in modern American history”.
“The surest way to lose in this midterm election was to be a politician backed by Trump,” he added.
“Since his unlikely victory in 2016 over the widely hated Hillary Clinton, Mr. Trump has a perfect track record of electoral defeat,” The news added. “The GOP was hit hard during the midterms of 2018 due to its low approval rating. Mr Trump himself lost in 2020. He then sabotaged Georgia’s 2021 election by blaming party leaders for not somehow reversing his defeat.”
Gustaf KilanderNov 10, 2022 21:00
“If it gives you the power, why resist it?”
In a CNN analysis, Chris Cillizza wrote on Thursday that “All that matters to Trump is power — and how to use it.”
An excerpt from an upcoming memoir by former Vice President Mike Pence was published in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.
“Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert and other Republicans filed a lawsuit asking a federal judge to declare that I had ‘exclusive authority and some discretion’ to decide which electoral votes should count,” writes Mr. Pence.
“‘I don’t want to headline ‘Pence is against Gohmert Suit’ this morning,” the president said,” he added, referring to a conversation he had with Mr. Trump while they were both in office. told me to resist. ‘If it gives you the power,’ he asked, ‘why would you resist it?’”
“If you only had one quote to understand Trump and how he sees the world, that would be a pretty good one,” Cillizza wrote.
Gustaf KilanderNov 10, 2022 8:40 PM
Trump must either make a bad decision or be seen as a weak coward
Co-Founder of Lincoln Project tweeted on Thursday that “you don’t want to be in Mar-a-Lago right now. Trump must either make a bad decision or be seen as a weak coward.”
Trump has been urged to postpone his 2024 campaign announcement, which was scheduled for next Tuesday, after Republicans underperformed in the midterm elections.
Experts on the left and right both agreed that the former president was the biggest loser of the evening despite not being on the ballot.
Gustaf KilanderNov 10, 2022 8:20 PM
Trump aide says campaign announcement to go ahead as planned, reporter says
Donald Trump has reportedly decided to stick with his original plan to announce his 2024 campaign Tuesday, NBC News reporter Mark Caputo tweeted on Thursday.
Mr. Caputo said shortly after 2 p.m. that “a senior Trump adviser has just confirmed” that the announcement would go through.
“The media, the business elites and the political establishment” [have] all moved in unison against Donald Trump at their peril. It’s like they want to recreate 2015-2016. Let them. We’re doing it again. Brace yourself,” the advisor said, according to Mr Caputo, adding that invitations to the announcement should be sent out today.
Gustaf KilanderNov 10, 2022 8:05 PM
Trump calls himself a ‘stable genius’ and denies blaming Melania for midterms
Donald Trump plays defense the only way he knows how after the Republican Party failed to present a strong showing in Tuesday’s midterm elections, potentially leaving both the Senate and Democratic House majority intact.
The ex-president took to his Truth Social platform Thursday morning to denounce media reports that he was furious with his own allies over the GOP’s inability to take the House and Senate definitively.
He specifically denied a piece of reporting that claimed he blamed his wife, Melania Trump, for convincing him to get Dr. Mehmet Oz, the GOP candidate who was defeated in the Pennsylvania Senate open race.
“For those many people who are getting the false story from the corrupt media that I am angry about the Midterms, don’t believe it. I’m not mad at all, did a great job (I wasn’t the one running!), and am busy looking to the future. Remember I am a “stable genius,” he wrote.
John BowdenNov 10, 2022 8:00 PM
JD Vance Condemns Critics Writing Trump’s ‘Political Obituary’
Republican Senator-elect JD Vance criticized people who claimed former President Donald Trump’s status has declined after many of his candidates lost in the 2022 midterm elections.
Mr. Vance spoke to The New York Times after he defeated Representative Tim Ryan to win Ohio’s open Senate seat. Mr. Trump had endorsed Mr. Vance in the Republican primaries, which catapulted him to the Republican nomination. in May,
Eric Garcia reports on his comments.
Oliver O’ConnellNov 10, 2022 19:40
Paul Ryan blames ‘Trump hangover’ for GOP’s failed ‘red wave’
Former house speaker Paul Ryan has joined GOP critique of Donald Trump after the party’s predicted “red wave” during the midterms turned out to be anything but.
Ryan, the last Republican to serve as Speaker of the House, responded to Tuesday’s election results by calling on his party to nominate anyone other than Trump when it comes time to select a candidate for the 2024 presidential election.
Oliver O’ConnellNov 10, 2022 19:12
Pence says Lincoln Project ad annoyed Trump so much that it attempted to nullify the 2020 election
In an excerpt from his forthcoming book published as a Wall Street Journal According to an op-ed, Mr Pence claimed that a Lincoln Project television ad was “the first time anyone suggested” that he could single-handedly change the outcome of the 2020 election by presiding over the electoral count on Jan. 6, 2021. .
Andrew Feinberg reports on what the former vice president wrote.
Oliver O’ConnellNov 10, 2022 6:45 PM