Trump Faces Crucial Legal Battles in Pivotal Week: High Stakes Ahead
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Facing a potential $370 million penalty in a tax fraud settlement, Trump's business licenses in New York hang in the balance, with the possibility of cancellation looming large. Concurrently, a judicial opinion on his defense against criminal charges related to election interference adds further complexity to his legal predicament.
Trump Criticizes Biden's Approach Leading to Tragedy for US Troops in Jordan
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On his social media platform Truth Social, Trump stated, "This brazen attack on the US is yet another horrific and tragic consequence of Joe Biden’s weakness and surrender." Other Republicans, and even some Democrats, have also condemned Biden for various foreign policy decisions.
Trump Expresses Gratitude to Governor Greg Abbott for Defying Biden, Supreme Court; Escalates Tension on Southern Border Issue
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Trump, a leading 2024 Republican candidate, dedicated a significant portion of his speech to the southern border issue. He criticized President Biden's approach and referred to the border as a "weapon of mass destruction." Trump pledged full support to Texas, promising to send reinforcements if re-elected. He claimed that during his 2020 campaign, the US had the safest border in history.
Fraud Inquiry Highlights 'Matter of Interest' in David Cameron's Involvement with Scandal-Hit Firm
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Sources suggest that the SFO has conducted sensitive interviews with witnesses, including senior figures associated with Greensill, as part of its investigation into activities within the Gupta Family Group Alliance (GFG) steel, energy, and commodities empire. The broader inquiry was initiated in 2021, focusing on "suspected fraud, fraudulent trading, and money laundering."
Media Challenges Trump's Assertions in New Hampshire Victory Speech
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Trump also made assertions about tax increases proposed by Democrats, claiming that they want to raise taxes four times. CNN fact-checked this statement, deeming it false and highlighting that neither President Joe Biden nor other top Democrats are proposing anything close to quadrupling taxes.
Trump Secures Narrow Lead Over Nikki Haley in New Hampshire Primary
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Despite the narrow margin, Haley is steadfast, stating she "refuses to quit" and believes she can still outperform Trump. She plans to focus on her home state of South Carolina next week and has rallies scheduled in California, New York, and Florida.
Trump Applauds DeSantis' Choice to Conclude Presidential Campaign
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According to media reports, DeSantis, who dropped six points in New Hampshire, realized he had no chance against Trump, with even Haley leading him in the polls. While Trump's praise for DeSantis was lukewarm, describing him as someone he proposed as Florida governor and who became a "rocket ship" in 24 hours, he acknowledged DeSantis' disloyalty.
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