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Tag: Donald Trump

  • Thursday, March 7th 2024 - 08:52 UTC

    Haley drops bid, clears way for Trump to seek a rematch with Biden

    “God will be with you wherever you go,” Haley told her followers upon announcing she was stepping down from the presidential race

    Former US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley Wednesday announced she was dropping her presidential bid, thus clearing the way for Donald Trump to run on behalf of the Republican Party. Many states are still to hold their primaries with Trump and incumbent President Joseph seeking to secure enough delegates to clinch their party nominations for the November ballot.

  • Wednesday, March 6th 2024 - 10:09 UTC

    US: Trump v. Biden rematch virtually set after Super Tuesday's results

    Biden is under flak for his age while Trump faces numerous legal actions against him en route to November

    According to projections following Tuesday's results in the primary elections of both major parties in the United States, a rematch of the 2020 contest between Donald Trump and Joseph Biden will take place in November this year.

  • Monday, February 26th 2024 - 10:54 UTC

    Trump tells Milei to “Make Argentina Great Again”

    The Argentine leader said next time he wished to see Trump back at the White House

    Despite previous announcements that their schedules would not match, Argentine President Javier Milei Saturday managed to have a brief encounter with former US head of state Donald Trump on the sides of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland.

  • Monday, February 12th 2024 - 09:35 UTC

    Trump wins New Hampshire primary: What are his odds of victory?

    Nikki Haley in the all-important New Hampshire primary. What does this victory mean for his chances of success in the upcoming election?

    A year or two ago, Donald Trump's political rivals were celebrating his demise and even looking forward to the day when the former president would be behind bars. With several legal cases still pending against him, Trump chose to ignore and alarm his critics as he secured the New Hampshire nomination in late January.

  • Monday, January 22nd 2024 - 10:06 UTC

    DeSantis drops White House bid, Trump virtually assured of Republican candidacy

    Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts,” DeSantis said

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Sunday he was dropping his bid to the White House, which would virtually guarantee former President Donald Trump to win the Republican primaries. DeSantis also announced he would be supporting the former head of state's return to power. However, Trump still needs to beat his former Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley to secure his nomination.

  • Saturday, June 10th 2023 - 10:25 UTC

    Trump indicted in Mar-a-Lago classified documents case

    “The corrupt Biden Administration has informed my attorneys that I have been Indicted, seemingly over the Boxes Hoax,” Trump wrote on Truth

    Former US President Donald Trump has been indicted of 37 criminal charges for the classified White House documents seized by the FBI at his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida regarding nuclear secrets and information on the military defense capabilities of foreign countries for “withholding national security information” and “obstruction of justice,” it was reported in Washington DC.

  • Tuesday, June 6th 2023 - 10:02 UTC

    Pence launches Oval Office bid

    Pence is likely to emerge as a strong religious figure among evangelicals

    Former US Vice President Mike Pence Monday launched his candidacy for the White House, thus setting up an unprecedented clash in the Republican primaries with his former running mate Donald Trump.

  • Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 10:41 UTC

    DeSantis finally announces White House bid on Twitter

    “If I get nominated I will do the job,” DeSantis promised

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Wednesday announced he would be participating in the primary elections of the Republican Party to run for President of the United States in 2024. He will face former President Donald Trump, among others, if he is to make it to the White House. “I'm running for president to lead our great American comeback,” De Santis wrote on Twitter, where he also participated in a broadcast interview with Elon Musk.

  • Wednesday, May 10th 2023 - 10:11 UTC

    Trump found guilty of sexual assault in civil court

    The verdict is “the greatest witch hunt of all time,” Trump said

    Former US President Donald Trump has been found guilty of sexual assault and defamation against former journalist E. Jean Carroll in a trial by jury at a Manhattan federal civil court Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, April 19th 2023 - 10:00 UTC

    Fox News, crucial supporter of ex president Trump, guilty of defamation, must pay US$ 787 million

    Fox News claimed that Dominion voting machine maker had rigged them to favor candidate Biden over Donald Trump in the 2020 election

    “Fox News”, a once strong supporter of ex-president Donald Trump, has reached a settlement with voting machine maker Dominion in a defamation case over 2020 election coverage, a US judge announced on Tuesday. “The parties have resolved their case,” Eric Davis told the Delaware Superior Court.