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Phoenix: 5 things we learned from Trump’s 1st post-presidential visit to Arizona

Phoenix: 5 things we learned from Trump’s 1st post-presidential visit to Arizona

Ronald J. Hansen | Arizona Republic Troy Warren for PhoenixNewsAndTalk.Com   Former President Donald Trump returned Saturday to Arizona, a state that has been central to his political rise and fall. Trump focused on casting doubt on his electoral loss and lobbed barbs at his political foes — Democrats and Republicans alike. Meanwhile, most Republican contenders for the U.S. Senate, governor and secretary of state races sought to impress Trump voters as they talked to the nearly 5,000 in attendance at the Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix. Here are five things we learned from the event, which was hosted by the conservative,…
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Glendale: ‘So there’s that’: Arizona senator fires back after Donald Trump rips him for opposing audit

Glendale: ‘So there’s that’: Arizona senator fires back after Donald Trump rips him for opposing audit

Mary Jo Pitzl | Arizona Republic Troy Warren for CNT   In advance of his scheduled Phoenix rally on Saturday, Donald Trump took aim at an Arizona senator who has been critical of the election audit that Trump inspired. The former president issued a press release on Thursday criticizing Sen. Paul Boyer, R-Glendale, for doing "everything in his power to hold up the damning forensic audit of Maricopa County." To which Boyer tweeted a reply, noting Trump's failure to build the border wall and his role in instigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. He also took a shot at Trump's ban from…
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Trump files lawsuits against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Trump files lawsuits against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Erin Carson,  Queenie Wong | CNET.Com Troy Warren for CNT After being banned earlier in the year, the former president is on the offensive. Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's filed lawsuits accusing Google, Facebook, Twitter and their CEOs of First Amendment violations for alleged censorship. The three lawsuits, which specifically name Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, come after Trump was banned from major social media platforms earlier this year. Facebook, Twitter and Google-owned YouTube booted Trump in the wake of the deadly US Capitol riot on Jan. 6, citing concerns that he would incite more…
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Barr claims he and Trump had bitter rift over election fraud claims

Barr claims he and Trump had bitter rift over election fraud claims

By Laura Davison, Bloomberg News Troy Warren for CNT Interview is former attorney general’s first public account about his final days in office Former Attorney General William Barr told then-President Donald Trump that there was no evidence of election fraud, an assertion that was met with profanity from the president, according to a report in The Atlantic. Barr met with Trump in early December, weeks after Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had urged him to say publicly that Trump’s claims of fraudulent ballots and illegal vote counting weren’t based in fact, according to an interview with Barr. “We cannot be…
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Trump’s company could face criminal charges in New York City

Trump’s company could face criminal charges in New York City

By BERNARD CONDON, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT NEW YORK — Manhattan prosecutors are considering filing criminal charges soon against Donald Trump’s company, stemming from a long-running investigation into the former president’s business dealings. The New York Times, citing sources familiar with the matter, reported that charges could be filed against the Trump Organization as early as next week related to fringe benefits the company gave to top executives, such as use of apartments, cars and school tuition. Trump Organization lawyer Ron Fischetti said he met virtually with prosecutors Thursday for about 1 ½ hours to try to persuade them not to…
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Court suspends Rudy Giuliani’s law license over false election claims

Court suspends Rudy Giuliani’s law license over false election claims

By The Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT An appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in the presidential race. An attorney disciplinary committee said in its motion to suspend Giuliani’s license that there was “uncontroverted evidence” that Giuliani had made false statements to the courts, the public and lawmakers as he pushed theories that the election was stolen through fraud. “This country is being torn apart by continued attacks on the legitimacy of the 2020 election and of our current president,…
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Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert Mock Report of Trump’s Requests to Use DOJ and FCC to Stop ‘SNL’ and Late Night Jokes

Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert Mock Report of Trump’s Requests to Use DOJ and FCC to Stop ‘SNL’ and Late Night Jokes

BY ABBEY WHITE | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT “President Snowflake asked to send the authorities in to stop us from making fun of him,” Kimmel said during his Tuesday monologue following a report that the former president asked if he could use federal agencies to punish late show hosts and 'Saturday Night Live' over their impressions. Late night talk show hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert used their Tuesday night monologues to address a recent report that former President Donald Trump attempted to use the resources of federal agencies to “probe or mitigate” presidential satire and parodies of him. “President Snowflake asked…
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