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Donald Trump dismisses daughter Ivanka after she distances herself from mass voter fraud claims

Former US President Donald Trump has hit back at his daughter Ivanka after she distanced herself from his unfounded claims of mass voter fraud. A probe into the 2021 US Capitol riots on Thursday aired a previously unseen clip of Ms Trump rejecting the claims. Mr Trump said Ivanka had not been looking at election […]

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Trump agrees with Biden in calling ‘Russia’s war in Ukraine is a genocide’

Former President Trump joined President Biden in calling Russia’s war in Ukraine a “genocide” during an interview with Fox News on Wednesday night. While Trump was slamming Biden for policies he said have led to record high inflation, he said, “And now add to that what’s going on in Ukraine. That’s a genocide.” The comment […]

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Donald Trump still in contact with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, new book claims

Former US President Donald Trump has told associates he remains in contact with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, according to the author of a new book. Journalist Maggie Haberman said Mr Kim was the only foreign leader Mr Trump had said he remained in touch with. But, she added, the claims could not be verified […]

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Donald Trump was wrong to seek dismissal of Biden’s presidential victory, Mike Pence says

Former US Vice-President Mike Pence has dismissed claims by Donald Trump that he could have stopped Joe Biden becoming president last year. In his strongest rebuttal yet, he said Mr Trump was wrong to suggest he had had the right to overturn the election. Speaking in Orlando, Florida, Mr Pence was responding to Mr Trump’s […]

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Donald Trump draws boos from crowd after he revealed he received Covid-19 booster shot

Former President Donald Trump revealed he received a booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine, drawing boos from a crowd in Dallas. Trump made the disclosure Sunday night during the final stop of “The History Tour,” a live interview show he has been doing with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “Both the president and I […]

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Donald Trump sues New York State attorney for pursuing investigation into his company

Donald Trump has sued New York state Attorney General Letitia James, seeking to block her from continuing to investigate his company. The former US president argues she has violated his constitutional rights by pursuing a politically motivated probe. Ms James says the investigation “will continue undeterred”. She opened a civil inquiry in 2019 into claims […]

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Donald Trump’s new social media firm claims to have raised $1 billion from investors

Donald Trump’s new social media firm says it has entered into agreements to raise $1 billion from investors ahead of a planned stock market listing. The Trump Media & Technology Group is working to launch a social media app called Truth Social early next year. It comes as Mr Trump remains banned from Twitter and […]

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US court temporarily blocks lawmakers from accessing Trump’s January 6 records

A US appeals court temporarily blocked lawmakers investigating the deadly January 6 insurrection from accessing records from Donald Trump’s White House, as the court considers an emergency request from the former president to block their release. The administrative stay, issued on Thursday by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, is […]

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Prince Harry warned Twitter boss about political unrest in the US ahead of Capitol riot

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex said he warned Twitter boss Jack Dorsey about political unrest in the United States a few days ahead of the January 6 Capitol riots. “I warned him his platform was allowing a coup to be staged,” Prince Harry said at the RE:WIRED tech forum in the US. “That email […]

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TRUTH Social: Donald Trump to launch new social media platform

Former US President Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a new social media network, called TRUTH Social. He said the platform would “stand up to the tyranny of big tech”, accusing them of silencing opposing voices in the US. Social media played a pivotal role in Mr Trump’s bid for the White House and […]

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Donald Trump files lawsuit to block release of White House records on Capitol riot

Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in a United States court on Monday in an attempt to block the US Congress from obtaining White House records on the deadly January 6 Capitol insurrection. Trump is challenging a decision by President Joe Biden and the US National Archives to turn over his presidential records to […]

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Donald Trump’s Washington DC hotel lost over $70 million despite ‘significant financial benefit’

Former US President Donald Trump “grossly exaggerated” the profitability of his Washington DC hotel, a probe by a congressional committee has found. It also said he appeared to hide “potential conflicts of interest”. The Trump International Hotel lost over $70 million during his term, though Mr Trump had previously claimed it earned at least $150 […]