Last Updated: 02:09 GMT Sunday, 26 Mar. 2023

Trump Puts His Legal Peril at Center of First Big Rally for 2024

Facing a potential indictment, the former president devoted much of his speech in Waco, Texas, to criticizing the justice system, though his attacks were less personal and caustic than in recent days.
Michael C. Bender and Shane Goldmacher / NY Times   |   Sun, 26 Mar 2023 02:59:16

Trump casts 2024 contest in apocalyptic terms, slams prosecutors

Published by Reuters UK By Nathan Layne WACO, Texas (Reuters) -Donald Trump used his first election rally in Waco, Texas, to cast the 2024 presidential vote in apocalyptic terms, slam his leading Republican rival Ron DeSantis and rail against prosecutors pursuing him with criminal investigations he likened to a "Stalinist ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 26 Mar 2023 02:24:08

Ted Nugent Calls Zelensky a 'Homosexual Weirdo'

Ted Nugent appeared at Donald Trump's rally in Waco, Texas and inexplicably called Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky a "homosexual weirdo." He then called for a "moment of silence for the [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sun, 26 Mar 2023 00:47:52

'They're coming after you:' Donald Trump attacks prospective indictment during Waco rally

Staging his first public rally of the 2024 election cycle, Trump spent much of his time attacking the various investigations against him.
David Jackson, Ryan Autullo and Ella Lee, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Sun, 26 Mar 2023 00:45:05

Cuomo Says Trump Investigations Are Political

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) slammed the New York and Georgia investigations into former President Trump as being part of a "cancer in our body politic," arguing they [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sun, 26 Mar 2023 00:45:04

Trump leans in to legal woes at Waco rally

Former President Donald Trump placed his legal woes front and center on Saturday rallying his supporters behind a pledge of defiance amid an onslaught of investigations as he plots his course toward reelection in 2024.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 26 Mar 2023 00:19:52

Beware deepfake reality, as Trump dominates headlines

After earlier and incorrectly predicting his own arrest this week, former President Donald Trump veered into the more sinister business of predicting violence and catastrophe if he's arrested.
CNN   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 23:49:48

Sharpton Grills Trump's Criminal Defense Lawyer

Joe Tacopina, Trump's criminal defense lawyer, joins Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the possible indictment of the former President by the Manhattan District Attorney.
MSNBC   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 23:12:55

Unpacking the hush money case involving former President Trump

As the nation waits to find out if former Pres. Trump will be indicted in the hush money case, Michael Cohen's attorney Lanny Davis joins Symone D. Sanders-Townsend to discuss the case against Trump and the central role his client Michael Cohen is playing in the Manhattan grand jury investigation.
MSNBC   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 22:49:43

'God, guns and Trump': Thousands turn out for Texas rally

As Donald Trump stares down a potential arrest, it is business as usual at his campaign rally.
BBC   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 22:23:49

House Republicans escalate feud with Manhattan DA over Trump probe

House Republicans are doubling down on their demands that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg turn over a trove of documents and communications related to the criminal probe into former President Donald Trump.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 22:20:34

Branch Davidian Pastor Says Trump Is Making A 'Statement' With Waco Rally

A current leader of the anti-government sect involved in the 1993 standoff said the rally "implies" Trump supports their cause.
Huffington Post   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 22:09:52

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick takes credit for arranging Trump's debut 2024 campaign rally: 'I picked Waco'

Some were alarmed that Trump picked the site of a deadly standoff between a cult and the government for his first rally, but Dan Patrick took credit.
Warren Rojas / Money Game   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 21:24:50

Trump Waco rally today: What we know about his first big 2024 campaign stop

The timing of former President Donald Trump's Waco rally comes days before the 30th anniversary of a botched government raid that ended in 86 deaths.
Ella Lee, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 21:01:18

Trump loyalists flock to Waco for election rally overshadowed by legal threats

Published by Reuters By Nathan Layne WACO, Texas (Reuters) -Die-hard fans of Donald Trump flocked to the ex-president's election rally in Waco, Texas, on Saturday, brimming with defiance as their favored candidate faced overlapping threats of criminal indictment. Several thousand Trump supporters lined up outside the Waco Regional Airport waiting ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 20:24:17

[Eugene Volokh] ChatGPT Provides Much More Balanced Responses Than Google Bard as to Good/Bad Things About Trump/Biden

Thursday, I blogged about how Google Bard responds to "What are some [good/bad] things about [Trump's/Biden's] presidency?" The short version (go to the post for screenshots that contain the full output): "What are some good things about Donald Trump's presidency?" yielded a list of good things and bad things. "What ...
Eugene Volokh / Volokh Conspiracy   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 20:24:03

Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp says he's not running for the White House in 2024, hasn't heard from Trump, and will keep 'an open mind' on the GOP presidential field

Kemp, who's become a GOP star in his own right, told The Wall Street Journal he's not running for president in 2024. His backing could be critical.
John L. Dorman / Business Insider   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 20:22:19

Checks & Imbalances: Breaking Down Donald Trump's Many Legal Problems

Today we catch up on all the lawsuits and investigations centered on Donald Trump.
Zach Everson, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 19:56:29

Trump loyalists flock to Waco for election rally overshadowed by legal threats

Several thousand Trump supporters lined up outside Waco Regional Airport in Texas waiting to enter the event. The rally is happening as Waco marks the anniversary of a deadly siege on a religious sect in 1993.
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 19:21:25

2-Mile Line Of Cars Forms Outside Trump Kick-Off Rally As City Of Waco Predicts 15,000+

2-Mile Line Of Cars Forms Outside Trump Kick-Off Rally As City Of Waco Predicts 15,000+ The city of Waco is estimating at least 15,000 attendees for Donald Trump's 2024 presidential campaign kickoff rally at Waco regional airport on Saturday. While the venue is relatively small as far as airports go, ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 19:00:00

Staring down a possible indictment, Trump holds a rally in Waco. A Texas newspaper said the choice isn't a dog whistle but an 'air horn' to far-right groups.

Trump's visit to Waco falls during the 30-year anniversary of the two-month standoff between federal agents and the Branch Davidian sect.
Sarah Al-Arshani / Business Insider   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 18:34:32

A Diminished Donald Trump Unleashes 3rd Presidential Campaign In Texas

The embattled former president faces multiple investigations and a tough primary.
Huffington Post   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 17:44:13

Already on edge from threats made by Trump and his supporters over a possible indictment, Manhattan DA Bragg warns staff they might hear "fictional explosions" as 'Joker' sequel films nearby

The downtown Manhattan courthouse has received numerous threats as a possible indictment against former President Donald Trump draws near.
Katie Balevic / Business Insider   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 17:25:59

Trump indictment over Stormy Daniels will have 'little impact' on his evangelical Christian base: expert

Published by Raw Story If Donald Trump is indicted in connection with his $130,000 hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels don't expect it to move the needle at all with white Christian conservatives who formerly concerned themselves with morality. That's the view of Robert P. Jones, CEO ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 17:24:16

The fixer who once idolised Donald Trump now poised to face him in court

Michael Cohen seems to have been meeting weekly with prosecutors since the beginning of the year.
Maggie Haberman, Ben Protess and Jonah E. Bromwich / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 17:22:00

Donald Trump, and the Sordid Tradition of Suppressing October Surprises

The payoff to Stormy Daniels that has a Manhattan grand jury weighing criminal charges against Mr. Trump can trace its lineage to political skulduggery in 1968 and 1980.
Jonathan Weisman / NY Times   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 17:14:41

As Trump Rallies in Texas, His Followers Shore Up His 2024 Bid

Despite a pattern of dangerous, erratic behavior, the former president remains a strong front-runner for his party's nomination. His durability stems from his most loyal supporters.
Michael C. Bender and J. David Goodman / NY Times   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 15:58:11

Trump Is Rallying Supporters in Waco Ahead of Possible Indictment

The rally was in the works before it became clear that a grand jury in New York was drawing closer to a possible indictment
Associated Press / Time   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 15:56:29

Trump blasts Biden for China gaffe during address in Canada

Former President Donald Trump piled on criticism on Saturday after President Biden praised China in a gaffe during his address to Canada's Parliament on Friday.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 15:40:49

New York Post and New York Daily News torch Trump for threats against Bragg in rare moment of agreement

The New York Post called Trump "BAT HIT CRAZY" and "Deranged," while The New York Daily News referred to him as "THE DANGEROUS DON."
Katie Balevic / Business Insider   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 15:14:10

Trump heads to Waco as investigations loom and DeSantis battle brews

Former President Donald Trump is set to hold a campaign rally Saturday in Waco, Texas -- returning to the trail amid his warnings of "death & destruction" resulting from investigations into his actions.
CNN   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 15:04:36

Trump campaign says that anyone who works for DeSantis will be blacklisted from ever getting a job with him, report says

The Trump campaign is saying anyone who works on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' book tour or presidential campaign will be blacklisted, a report says.
Alia Shoaib / Business Insider   |   Sat, 25 Mar 2023 14:14:24