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Twitter Puts the Kibosh on National Archives' Plan for Trump Tweets

Twitter doesn't want them on the platform ever again

(Newser) - The tweets that got former President Trump booted from Twitter may be gone from the social media platform forever, despite the National Archives' desires. Twitter on Wednesday told Politico it will not allow the National Archives and Records Administration to bring the tweets that Trump posted while president from his...

Supreme Court Dismisses a Suit Against Trump

Justices say complaint that he blocked critics on Twitter is now moot

(Newser) - Donald Trump was once president, and he once had a Twitter account. But because neither of those things is true anymore, the Supreme Court is tossing a lawsuit related to them both. The court vacated a lower-court ruling that Trump violated the constitutional rights of critics by blocking them from...

NDA She Signed Before Working for Trump Ruled Invalid

Jessica Denson sued, and judge ruled Trump campaign NDA's limitless nature was a problem

(Newser) - Like her fellow Trump campaign employees, Jessica Denson signed a non-disclosure agreement before her stint with the campaign from August to November 2016. On Tuesday, that NDA was deemed invalid, in a case Denson had brought against the campaign. Politico reports that US District Court Judge Paul Gardephe's 36-page...

Dr. Birx: I Had an 'Uncomfortable' Call With Trump

After August interview that upset everyone in the White House, she says

(Newser) - In the CNN documentary that aired Sunday, Dr. Deborah Birx said everything after the first 100,000 COVID-19 deaths in the US could have been mitigated —and the former coronavirus coordinator for then-President Trump's administration also recalled a challenging phone call with Trump. She had just been interviewed...

If Filibuster Goes, Trump Has Advice for Republicans

Don't show up for votes, former president advises

(Newser) - Former President Trump continues to raise his public profile , this time in a podcast interview in which he weighs in on DC's filibuster debate . If Democrats get rid of the filibuster, "it will be catastrophic for the Republican party," Trump said on the Truth with Lisa Boothe ...

US Overture to North Korea Draws No Response
US Awaits Reply
From North Korea

US Awaits Reply From North Korea

Nations appear to have had no contact in more than a year, administration official says

(Newser) - After four years of US diplomatic efforts with North Korea going nowhere, the new administration has tried to establish a dialogue with the government of Kim Jong Un. Several attempts were made last month, USA Today reports, including one through North Korea's UN mission in New York. A Biden...

Deborah Birx Finds New Jobs
Deborah Birx
Finds New Jobs

Deborah Birx Finds New Jobs

Retired public health official will work for Bush Institute, among others

(Newser) - A year after the Trump White House announced she'd be coordinating its coronavirus response, Deborah Birx has found new work—and plenty of it. The George W. Bush Institute said Friday that Birx will be joining as a senior fellow concentrating on health disparities, Politco reports. A public health...

RNC to Trump: No, We Won't Stop Using Your Name

Committee responds to recent cease-and-desist letter

(Newser) - The Republican National Committee's reply to former President Trump? Nope. The RNC responded to the cease-and-desist letter it received from Trump's attorneys by asserting, in its own reply letter, it has the right to use Trump's name and likeness in its fundraising appeals, and that it has...

Fox Hires Kayleigh McEnany
Fox Hires Kayleigh McEnany

Fox Hires Kayleigh McEnany

Former press secretary drew criticism for making false statements in Trump White House

(Newser) - Fox News announced on the air Tuesday that Kayleigh McEnany, who was press secretary in the Trump White House, has been hired as a commentator. In her first appearance as an employee, McEnany said the former president wasn't responsible for the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol, CNN...

Trump Turns to Familiar Name for a Key Role
Trump Turns to Familiar
Name for a Key Role 
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Trump Turns to Familiar Name for a Key Role

Corey Lewandowski will run a still-to-be-formed super PAC

(Newser) - Donald Trump is about to reenter the political fray with a weekend speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference, one in which he's expected to make clear that he remains the No. 1 power broker within the GOP. Coverage:
  • New group: Trump met with top advisers Thursday and named

New York Is No Longer an 'Anarchist' City

New York City, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon, have designation rescinded

(Newser) - New York City is no longer an "anarchist" place in the eyes of the federal government after President Biden rescinded an order from his predecessor. The September order from former President Trump directed federal agencies to review grants and funds for Democratic-run cities "permitting anarchy, violence and destruction"...

One Word Used 10 Times in Thomas Dissent Raises Eyebrows

Supreme Court justice regurgitated baseless voter-fraud claims in election case out of Pennsylvania

(Newser) - While it may not have been a complete surprise that Clarence Thomas dissented from his more liberal colleagues in a Supreme Court election case on Monday, what is causing some head whips is his apparently firm support for former President Trump's debunked claims of election fraud. The case the...

Expect Trump to Go Big in His Weekend Speech
Trump's Message:
I Still Run the GOP
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Trump's Message: I Still Run the GOP

In weekend speech, he will make the point and establish himself as top 2024 candidate: Axios

(Newser) - Former President Trump will re-enter the political spotlight Sunday when he speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference. What to expect? If a report at Axios is any indication, the speech will be a "show of force" that makes clear Trump is still running the show within the GOP...

Supreme Court Move Is a Loss for Stormy Daniels

It won't hear her defamation case against Trump, which amounts to a victory for former president

(Newser) - As it turns out, the news wasn't all bad for Donald Trump at the Supreme Court on Monday. The court dealt him defeats on tax returns and election challenges , but it also put an end to a defamation suit brought against him by Stormy Daniels, reports USA Today . The...

Supreme Court Won't Hear Pennsylvania Election Case

Justices decline to consider Republicans' complaint about extending voting deadline

(Newser) - Monday is shaping up to be a rough day for Donald Trump at the Supreme Court. Not only did justices clear the way for prosecutors to receive his tax returns, they declined to hear a challenge to the Election 2020 results, reports the Hill . On the latter, the court refused...

Supreme Court Hands Trump a Big Defeat

Justices clear the way for New York prosecutors to get his tax returns

(Newser) - The Supreme Court handed former President Trump what the AP calls a "significant" defeat on Monday, ruling that Trump must hand over eight years of tax returns and financial records to prosecutors in New York. The decision means that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. will get valuable information...

Trump To Re-Enter Spotlight at CPAC
Trump Plans Return
to Spotlight

Trump Plans Return to Spotlight

The former president is scheduled to appear at CPAC in Florida

(Newser) - Donald Trump will be making his first post-presidential appearance at a conservative gathering in Florida next weekend, per the AP . Ian Walters, spokesman for the American Conservative Union, confirmed that Trump will be speaking at the group's annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 28. Trump is expected to...

GOP Lawmaker Got a Letter From Family After Ditching Trump

'I wanted Adam to be shunned,' cousin Karen Otto says

(Newser) - Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who voted to impeach then-President Trump and warned his fellow Republicans that it's "time to choose," may be risking his career by standing up for what he believes, the New York Times reports in an extensive piece on the lawmaker. Kinzinger, who was censured...

So Now What for Trump?
Could Trump Win Again?
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Could Trump Win Again?

'Wall Street Journal' editorial page says no, but not everybody is counting him out

(Newser) - Impeachment acquittal No. 2 is in the books , and former President Trump says his movement has just begun to fight. But what does that mean in practical terms for Trump himself? A look at some of the opinions in circulation:
  • The conservative editorial page of the Wall Street Journal thinks

Report: Trump-McCarthy Call Showed Reticence on Rioters

GOP lawmakers detail 'shouting match' between ex-president, Kevin McCarthy during Capitol attack

(Newser) - "Tomorrow just got a lot more interesting." That was Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's take Friday night about former President Trump's impeachment trial on Saturday, which will be continuing in the wake of a new report of a Jan. 6 interaction between Trump and House Minority Leader...

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