Donald Trump addresses supporters after landslide Iowa caucus win
ABC News and CNN have scrapped their deliberate Republican main debates forward of subsequent week’s New Hampshire main after Nikki Haley declared she would solely participate if Donald Trump lastly confronted his rivals on stage, leaving solely Ron DeSantis prepared to take part.
Ms Haley wrote on X after the Iowa caucuses that Mr Trump had “ducked” the entire GOP debates and now had “nowhere left to hide”.
“The next debate I do will either be with Donald Trump or with Joe Biden. I look forward to it,” she added.
On Monday evening, Mr Trump roared to victory in Iowa, with 51 per cent of the Republican vote.
Ms Haley misplaced out to Mr DeSantis within the battle for second place, with each vowing to soldier on to New Hampshire.
Vivek Ramaswamy dropped out of the race and swiftly endorsed Mr Trump after securing lower than eight per cent of the vote, showing with him at a Granite State rally the next night, the place he was tipped as a doable working mate.
Asa Hutchinson additionally pulled out on Tuesday, after failing to make any significant impression on the race.
En route again to New Hampshire, Trump says he’s the one who must be paid damages
Moments after the conclusion of the second day of a jury trial to find out how a lot cash he owes a girl he defamed for mendacity about sexually abusing her, Donald Trump claimed that he’s the one who suffered damages.
The former president – on trial a second time for defaming E Jean Carroll, who has accused Trump of sexually assaulting her after which mendacity about by no means assembly her – briefly spoke at his 40 Wall Street property after jurors in a federal courtroom heard a number of hours of testimony from the previous Elle journal author.
Trump, who baselessly casts his rising pile of authorized challenges as a Democratic conspiracy to maintain him away from the White House, known as the trial “rigged” and “election interference” primarily based on a “made-up, fabricated story”.
He has since continued his assault on Truth Social.
Alex Woodward has been following the trial.
Joe Sommerlad18 January 2024 12:00
Haley says DeSantis ‘invisible’ in New Hampshire
Nikki Haley has attacked Republican rival Ron DeSantis in a brand new interview with Fox News, saying he’s “invisible” in New Hampshire and is “closer to zero than he is to me” in polling phrases.
“It’s Trump we’re going after,” she insists.
The front-runner’s new cheerleader Vivek Ramaswamy has additionally turned his consideration to the Florida governor, imploring him to drop out and arguing he would deserve “immense credit” if he did so now.
Joe Sommerlad18 January 2024 11:30
What to observe for in New Hampshire’s main
Republican candidates for president landed in New Hampshire this week after the bitterly chilly Iowa caucuses led to a landslide victory for Donald Trump early on Monday night.
John Bowden seems at what we must be watching out for within the Granite State.
Joe Sommerlad18 January 2024 11:00
Haley refuses to sentence Trump’s sexual abuse of E Jean Carroll
“You’re the only woman in this race. How do you feel about your party’s front-runner being held liable for sexual abuse?” CNN’s Dana Bash requested Ms Haley.
Read on to see how she responded…
Oliver O’Connell18 January 2024 10:00
Bannon explodes as Speaker Johnson says Biden’s presidency is ‘God’s will’
Mr Bannon has spent the final a number of years internet hosting his War Room right-wing podcast, and made clear on a current episode that he disagreed with Mr Johnson’s tackle Mr Biden’s presidency.
Mr Johnson made the feedback on Wednesday throughout a press convention. He was requested if Mr Biden’s presidency was “God’s will.”
Graig Graziosi has the story:
Oliver O’Connell18 January 2024 08:00
Harris responds to Haley claiming US has ‘never’ been racist nation
Kamala Harris has rejected Nikki Haley’s declare on Fox News that the United States has “never” been a racist nation.
The vice chairman criticised the Republican 2024 hopeful a day after Ms Haley rejected the suggestion she completed third within the Iowa caucuses behind two white males due to the color of her pores and skin.
Ms Haley, Donald Trump’s former ambassador to the UN, made her feedback throughout a Tuesday look on Fox News in response to feedback by MSNBC host Joy Reid.
Oliver O’Connell18 January 2024 06:00
In bid to argue ‘political bias’ in categorised paperwork case, Trump calls for Biden administration papers
In a brand new court docket submitting, legal professionals for former president Donald Trump argued that the federal case in opposition to him for allegedly holding onto categorised paperwork is “politically motivated.”
The paperwork, which had been filed Tuesday, lay out the doable authorized technique Trump’s defence group plans to make use of to fight the legal expenses in opposition to him.
Oliver O’Connell18 January 2024 04:00
Maga lawmaker reacts angrily after being known as out over Trump household separation scandal
Maga Republican lawmaker Anna Paulina Luna lashed out at an immigration knowledgeable after he laughed at her defence of the Trump administration’s insurance policies of separating migrant kids from their mother and father.
During a House of Representatives listening to on Wednesday, Ms Luna contested that the insurance policies had inflicted psychological trauma on the youngsters.
Responding to Cato Institute immigration knowledgeable David Bier, she stated: “You talk about intentional trauma and that the Trump administration caused intentional trauma by separating these children from their quote-unquote ‘parents’.
“The fact is, is that… you don’t know what these people are like.” Ms Luna then paused to ask: “Mr Bier why are you laughing?”
Mike Bedigan stories on how he replied:
Oliver O’Connell18 January 2024 02:20
Trump trolls Haley with Hillary Clinton meme
Oliver O’Connell17 January 2024 23:20
Macron says he may work with Trump: ‘I take the leaders people give me’
We’ve simply heard about Justin Trudeau’s anxiousness over the prospect of a second Trump administration.
By distinction, France’s president is reasonably extra pragmatic.
Here’s Maroosha Muzaffar on what he needed to say.
Joe Sommerlad17 January 2024 22:20