Latest Trump news: Ex-president addresses Wisconsin rally tonight as Milwaukee elected to 2024 GOP convention

Dick Cheney Calls Donald Trump ‘Biggest Threat Ever To Our Republic’

Former President Donald Trump will address one of his “Save America” ​​rallies Friday night in Waukesha, Wisconsin, the same day the Republican National Committee picked nearby Milwaukee as the venue for the party’s 2024 convention.

With a view to retaking Wisconsin in the next presidential election after Trump’s shocking victory in the state in 2016, making him the first Republican to win there since Ronald Reagan in 1984. President Joe Biden won back the state for the Democratic Party in 2020 .

In related news, attorneys representing Mr Trump are reportedly in contact with the Justice Department in hopes of shielding talks with his former advisers from the criminal investigation into his attempt to reverse the results of the 2020 election.

Previously, investigators leading the federal investigation filed a lawsuit against former White House adviser Peter Navarro to recover emails relevant to the investigation into Mr. Trump’s role.

The investigation also subpoenaed former White House adviser Pat Cipollone and his deputy Patrick Philbin. The counsel’s office is said to have been pivotal in refusing the former president to politicize the executive branch’s legal apparatus to secure a second term.

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Dems change some tax provisions while they are done with the economic bill

Democrats have reduced some of their proposed minimum corporate taxes and made other changes to their mammoth economic bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday, as they headed for a campaign season win over President Joe Biden on his domestic agenda. .

In an unusual look at closed-door negotiations, Schumer, DN.Y., said Democrats dropped a proposed tax hike for hedge fund executives after D-Ariz. central centrist senator Kyrsten Sinema said she would vote “no.”

Here’s how the negotiations went:

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Meta remains silent on attempts at misinformation about elections ahead of midterms

designed to thwart voting misinformation or foreign interference in the US election as the November midterm vote approaches.

It’s a stark departure from the social media giant’s multi-billion dollar efforts to improve the accuracy of US election reporting and regain the trust of lawmakers and the public after their outcry over the company’s exploiting people’s data and during the 2016 campaign.

The pivot raises the alarm about Meta’s priorities and how some could abuse the world’s most popular social media platforms to spread misleading claims, launch fake accounts and incite partisan extremists.

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Jon Stewart Claps Back After Tucker Carlson Mocks His Height

Comedian Jon Stewart has hit back after Fox News host Tucker Carlson mocked his height, calling him “demented.”

Mr Carlson focused on the former daily show presenter on his Thursday night program, saying he looks like a “mental patient”.

‘He screeches and sloppily and very short. Really short, too short so far. Was he always this short? What happened? Where has he been for the past seven years? If you know, let us know. We want answers,” he added sarcastically.

Gustaf Kilander reports on what Jon Stewart said in response.

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Trump-Approved Election Denier Kari Lake Wins GOP Arizona Governor Nomination

The Donald Trump-approved candidate was confirmed to have won Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial primaries on Friday, meaning all of Mr. Trump’s preferred candidates in the state have won their contests.

Former news anchor Kari Lake defeated Karrin Taylor Robson, who had endorsed former Vice President Mike Pence and current Republican Governor Doug Ducey.

Ms. Lake is one of the most prominent repeaters of Mr Trump’s lie that the 2020 presidential election was stolen. Despite her win, Ms. Lake still claimed election fraud was involved in her race.

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Hungary’s Orban impresses Republicans: ‘Less drag queens, more Chuck Norris!’

The independentDavid Harding reports on Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Texas on Thursday.

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Walker protégé takes on Trump ally in Wisconsin race

Republican hopes of reclaiming a pivotal governor seat in the state of Wisconsin this year have long seemed to rest on Rebecca Kleefisch, a former TV news host who served as the heir apparent to former Governor Scott Walker for eight years and vowed to continue his sharply conservative policies. to put. Then a wealthy construction company owner jumped in, threw $12 million of his own money into the race and won Donald Trump’s backing.

Now Tim Michels is in a competitive race against Kleefisch en route to Tuesday’s primary to decide who will meet Democratic government Tony Evers in November.

The match is part of a deepening proxy fight between Trump and his estranged former vice president, Mike Pence, who has lent his support to Kleefisch.

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Trump’s lawyers are reportedly in contact with DoJ over a Jan. 6 investigation

Lawyers representing former President Donald Trump are reportedly in contact with the Justice Department in hopes of shielding talks with his former advisers from the criminal investigation into his attempt to reverse the results of the 2020 election.

According to CNN, Mr. Trump’s attorneys have had “direct communication” with prosecutors with the US law firm in Washington, DC, which operates under Thomas Windom, the federal prosecutor overseeing cases related to Jan. 6.

Andrew Feinberg has the story for The independent.

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Indicted Colorado Clerk Lost Election Loses Election, Confirms Recount

A recount has confirmed that an indicted Colorado clerk who alleged vote fraud lost the primaries she ran last month in her bid to win the post of running the state elections, officials announced Thursday.

The results barely changed, with Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters picking up an additional 13 votes in the recount of votes cast in the June 28 election to determine the Republican candidate for secretary of state.

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Dick Cheney Calls Trump Biggest Threat US Ever Faced in campaign ad for daughter Liz

Former Vice President Dick Cheney came out against Donald Trump and the “MAGA” wing of the GOP in an ad by his daughter, Congresswoman Liz Cheney, as she faces the toughest election of her political career.

Cheney held back in his criticism of the former president, whom he accused of leading a violent attempt to overthrow the legitimate US government and labeled the greatest threat to the United States in more than two-century history. of the republic.

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Democrats Could Take Iowa’s Opening Spot in 2024 Campaign

Democrats are poised to strip Iowa from leading its presidential nomination process beginning in 2024, as part of a broader effort that will allow less overwhelming white states to leave early and better reflect the party’s highly diverse electorate.

The Democratic National Committee’s regulatory arm planned to recommend Friday which states should be the first four to vote, and is considering adding a fifth ahead of Super Tuesday, when a large number of states hold primaries. But it has postponed the decision until after the November election or it would become a distraction for Democrats in key congressional races.

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