Tag Archives: Donald Trump

seven jurors – and a warning for Trump

You are reading Guardian US’s free Trump on Trial newsletter. Sign up here to receive the latest court developments in your inbox On the docket: Trump in trouble (and seven jurors) It only lasted one day Donald Trump to end up in hot water with the judge Juan Merchan. Immediately after a potential juror left… Read More »

Why can’t Americans see or hear what’s happening in the courtroom?

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a moment in history: the first U.S. president to face criminal charges in an American courtroom. Yet only a handful of observers can see or even hear what is going on. Instead, most of the country gets news about the former president Donald Trump‘s hush money lawsuit second hand. Starting… Read More »

Tax Day reveals a major division in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax Day reveals a major division in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern: The presidential candidates have conflicting ideas about how much to reveal about their own finances and the best ways to stimulate the economy through tax policy . Biden, the incumbent Democratic president, released his income tax returns… Read More »

Tim Scott focuses on his pitch to Black voters amid Trump VP speculation

Last July, a town hall attendee in Salem, New Hampshire, asked Senator Sen. Tim Scott if he “believed he could influence the historically Democratic-supporting African American community.” Scott’s response remained reserved. “Maybe,” the then-presidential candidate replied. “I am a fairly conservative candidate. That doesn’t necessarily bode well for my ability to convince die-hard Democrats, black… Read More »

The first criminal trial against Trump begins today. Here’s what you need to know.

On Monday, Donald Trump will make history again and become the first former president to go to trial on criminal charges. Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has charged Trump with 34 felony counts of falsifying company records in an attempt to conceal a $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels. That payment, according to… Read More »

Trump attacks the judge in Pennsylvania as the first criminal trial looms

By Jarrett Renshaw and Gram Slattery SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. (Reuters) –Donald Trump has again criticized the judge overseeing his first criminal trial at a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, comments that portend a difficult situation ahead for several weeks as the former president prepares for court. Trump is expected to be in Manhattan on Monday for… Read More »

Trump on trial tests his political strength and American resolve

Throughout its 248-year history, America has witnessed dramatic, high-profile courtroom battles that tested the laws and corroded the social fabric: from the Haymarket Square riot case and the Scopes Monkey Trial to the failed prosecution of the Hall of Justice Fame NFL running back OJ Simpson in gruesome double murder. But the country has never… Read More »

Alvin Bragg is about to become America’s most famous prosecutor (but no questions please)

NEW YORK – Five days before his criminal trial against the former president Donald Trumpthe top prosecutor in Manhattan sat opposite the liberal Rev. Al Sharpton in a hotel conference room full of fellow Democrats. For 12 minutes they talked about growing up in Harlem, teaching Sunday school and fighting gun violence. But not once… Read More »