Latest Trump news: Republicans rejoice after Trump’s account was reinstated on Twitter

Donald Trump launches presidential campaign in 2024

After the former president’s Twitter account was reinstated, Republicans are rejoicing, even though Donald Trump has rejected the social media platform.

Texas US Representative Troy Nehls shared the news on Twitter, writing: “2023 will be great. 2024 will be better.”

Paul Gosar, a Republican from Arizona, also welcomed Trump back to the platform, writing, “He’s back.”

Donald Trump’s Twitter account was restored early Sunday after being banned for nearly two years.

That was after Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk held an inquiry on the platform earlier Saturday and announced he would restore Mr Trump’s account after the majority voted in favour.

Shortly after the announcement, Mr Trump’s account reappeared on Twitter along with his previous tweets. It was restored with 0 followers and following 0 accounts, but within minutes the number of followers began to increase dramatically to hundreds of thousands.

Asked about Mr Musk’s public opinion poll, the former president told a crowd that he sees “no reason” to rejoin Twitter as he enjoys his own social network.

1668960046

Ex-CFO says Trump kids raised pay after learning of scheme

The embattled former Trump Organization chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, testified Friday that Donald Trump’s grown son Eric Trump raised Mr. Weisselberg’s salary after learning of a scheme to evade federal taxes by paying employees off the books via lucrative perks.

He testified that Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., both executive vice presidents of the Trump Organization, knew from the audit that Weisselberg had not reported his company-paid apartment as taxable income, as required by law.

Donald Trump, meanwhile, had mocked Mr Weisselberg’s treatment by the government as “VERY UNFAIR!” at Truth Social just a day earlier.

Read more about the Trump Organization’s ongoing tax fraud lawsuit:

Ex-CFO says Trump kids raised pay after learning of scheme

The Trump Organization’s former CFO has testified that Eric Trump raised his salary by $200,000 after an internal audit spurred by Trump’s 2016 election found he intended to evade taxes on lavish corporate perks

John Bowden20 November 2022 at 4 p.m

1668957688

There is only one word to describe a Trump second term

A second term for Donald Trump would be “stormy”, writes Kim Sengupta in The independent.

“One can imagine how a bitter and vindictive, twice-impeached president would go after his domestic enemies, including those in the Republican Party, law enforcement, the military high command, the judiciary, the media and more.”

John Bowden20 November 2022 15:21

1668952800

Mike Pence calls special counsel’s Trump probe ‘very troubling’, blames lawyers for Mar-a-Lago papers

Former Vice President Mike Pence said the appointment of a special counsel to lead the criminal investigation of the former president is “very troubling”.

“Nobody is above the law, but I’m not sure it’s against the law to take bad advice from your lawyers,” he added.

The former president’s legal team has argued that Mr. Trump’s possession of White House records seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate were designated “personal” by virtue of their removal from the White House, a requirement , which was dismissed by federal prosecutors.

Alex Woodward20 November 2022 at 2 p.m

1668949200

Electoral denialists overwhelmingly failed in 2022. The people who beat them are gearing up for 2024

In critical races for the top statewide offices in battleground states that Trump lost in 2020, voters overwhelmingly rejected candidates who reinforced his false narrative that the election was stolen from him or marred by Democratic fraud or abuse, and promised anti-democratic agendas that would increase the election campaign. process to ensure GOP victories.

That movement failed to gain any significant ground, with victories in fewer than one in six races across the United States in roles that oversee election administration, including governor, secretary of state and attorney general — roles that will be critical in the 2024 election.

Alex Woodward20 November 2022 at 1 p.m

1668945600

ICYMI: GOP megadonor splits with Trump: Time for ‘new generation of leaders’

An influential conservative donor won’t back Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign, a stance that shows how deep the GOP’s rifts can run after the midterms, The independentJohn Bowden reports.

Alex Woodward20 November 2022 at 12.00

1668942000

ICYMI: Trump sees ‘no reason’ to get back on Twitter

(AFP via Getty Images)

Appearing via video at a Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas on Saturday, the former president had kind words for Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk, who ran a Twitter poll to see if Trump should be allowed back on the platform. there booted him “because of the risk of further incitement to violence” in the aftermath of the Capitol attack.

He founded a competing platform, Truth Social, under his Trump Media & Technology Group after leaving office.

Trump claimed that his platform is doing “phenomenally well” and that “the engagement is much better than it is with Twitter.” “I’ll stay there,” he said. “But I hear we’re getting a big vote to go back on Twitter as well. I don’t see that because I don’t see any reason to.”

Alex Woodward20 November 2022 at 11 a.m

1668938400

Nancy Pelosi makes a subtle dig at Donald Trump in her executive farewell speech

Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she “enjoyed working with three presidents” during her time in Congress.

She highlighted her work investing in clean energy with President George Bush, passing the Affordable Care Act with President Barack Obama, and taking action on infrastructure, health care and the climate crisis with President Joe Biden.

One president in particular was missing from the lineup.

Alex Woodward20 November 2022 at 10:00 a.m

1668934800

Hakeem Jeffries officially declares candidacy to succeed Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader of the House

Democratic Caucus Chairman and New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries was widely expected to run for Democratic leader following the departure of Nancy Pelosi.

He made it to officials last week, with leadership elections scheduled for Nov. 30.

Alex Woodward20 November 2022 at 09.00

1668931200

Nancy Pelosi: The most powerful woman in American politics. Period.

On November 17, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that she would step down as Democratic leader after Republicans secured a slim majority in the House.

The independentAndrew Feinberg looks back on his legacy in Congress:

Alex Woodward20 November 2022 at 08.00

1668928471

Republicans welcome Trump’s reinstatement on Twitter

After the former president’s Twitter account was reinstated, Republicans are rejoicing, even though Donald Trump has rejected the social media platform.

“Welcome back, @realDonaldTrump!” wrote an account for Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee on Twitter. The congressional panel, which is controlled by Democrats, was responsible for initiating impeachment proceedings against the former president.

United States Representative, Troy Nehls [R-Texas] shared the news on Twitter, writing: “2023 will be great. 2024 will be better.”

Paul Gosar, a Republican from Arizona, also welcomed Trump back to the platform, writing, “He’s back.”

Maroosha Muzaffar20 November 2022 07:14

Leave a Comment