Trump dismissed by judge in New York fraud case, trial date set

Trump dismissed by judge in New York fraud case, trial date set

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – A New York judge has scheduled an October 2023 trial against former U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his grown children and the Trump Organization in a lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James, that accuses them of fraudulently overstating the real estate company’s assets and Trump’s … Read more

Trump rejects Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president’s account

Trump rejects Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president’s account

Nov 19 (Reuters) – Donald Trump said on Saturday he had no interest in returning to Twitter, even as a slim majority voted to reinstate the former US president, who was banned from the social media service for encouraging violence, in a poll organized by new owner Elon Musk. Just over 15 million Twitter users … Read more

US Justice Dept. appoints war crimes expert as special counsel for Trump investigations

US Justice Dept.  appoints war crimes expert as special counsel for Trump investigations

Trump calls appointment of special counsel ‘abuse of power’ Special Counsel Smith has focused on war crimes in Kosovo WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday appointed Jack Smith, a war crimes prosecutor, to serve as special counsel to oversee Justice Department investigations related to Donald Trump, including the former … Read more

Elon Musk starts Twitter poll on whether to bring back Trump

Elon Musk starts Twitter poll on whether to bring back Trump

Nov 18 (Reuters) – Elon Musk launched a Twitter poll late on Friday asking followers to vote on whether former U.S. President Donald Trump’s account should be reinstated on the platform, with early results showing that around 60% voted yes. “Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” Musk tweeted, a Latin phrase roughly meaning “the voice of the … Read more