Trump News Today Latest: Ex-President Says Musk Won’t Buy Twitter At ‘Ridiculous Price’ As Pence Backs Gov Kemp

Biden mocks Trump as ‘the great MAGA king’ in economics speech

As Donald Trump’s chosen candidate, David Perdue, struggles to gain momentum in Georgia’s gubernatorial primaries, Mike Pence has announced he will visit the state to vote for incumbent Brian Kemp — a Republican who declined to bow to the vote. Trump’s insistence that the state was stolen from Joe Biden in 2020.

Meanwhile, the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol has issued subpoenas against minority group leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers who are close allies of Donald Trump: Ohio Representative Jim Jordan Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, Andy Biggs of Arizona and Mo Brooks of Alabama. They were all given the opportunity to testify voluntarily.

And the Justice Department is now investigating whether former President Trump or any of his aides broke federal law by mishandling classified documents that ended up in Mar-a-Lago at the end of his tenure instead of in the national archives.

On Friday, the former president shared some thoughts on Elon Musk’s plan to buy Twitter, saying the billionaire wouldn’t pay a “ridiculous price” for the platform, given that it’s mostly “BOTS or spam accounts.”


Esper: ‘Very possible’ Trump would have taken the US out of NATO in a second term

Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said he was “very concerned” about the possibility that the former president would withdraw the US from NATO if he won a second term.

Mr Esper, who is promoting his book, which is chock full of shocking stories from the Trump presidency, made the comments in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.

Oliver O’Connell13 May 2022 20:00


Pence joins Kemp in Georgia in break with Trump

Former Vice President Mike Pence will campaign the day before this month’s GOP scoop with Georgia’s incumbent Republican government Brian Kemp in his main political beak with former President Donald Trump to date.

Kemp’s campaign announced Friday morning that Pence will headline a get-out-the-vote rally for Kemp on Monday, May 23, the day before the vote. That puts Pence in direct conflict with Trump-backed candidate David Perdue, who is trailing in the polls. Kemp has been one of Trump’s main targets this election cycle because of his refusal to cooperate with Trump’s efforts to undo the results of the 2020 election.

Pence joins Kemp in Georgia in break with Trump

Former Vice President Mike Pence will campaign the day before this month’s GOP primary with Georgia’s incumbent Republican government Brian Kemp in his main political beak with former President Donald Trump to date

Oliver O’ConnellMay 13, 2022 19:45


Amid nationwide shortage, House Oversight Committee launches inquiry into baby food manufacturers

The chairman of the House of Representatives’ powerful committee on oversight and reform is demanding answers from the heads of the four largest baby food manufacturers in the United States about what their companies are doing to reduce formula shortages causing parents to rush to feed their children across the country.

Andrew Feinberg reports from Washington, DC.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 13, 2022 19:30


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Psaki sheds tears as she says she tried to restore ‘respect and integrity’ to White House press role

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said she promised herself not to “get emotional” on her last appearance behind the James Brady Briefing Room lectern, but that promise was quickly broken as she fought back tears just before answering questions from reporters for the 244th and final time.

Ms. Psaki, who is reportedly leaving for a role with the MSNBC cable news network, thanked President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden for giving her the honor of serving as the top White House spokesperson during the first 15 months of the year. Mr Biden’s tenure.

Recalling her first meeting with Mr. and Mrs. Biden after the 2020 election, she said they discussed “the importance of returning integrity, respect and civility to the White House” in their dealings with the press.

Andrew Feinberg reports from Washington, DC.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 13, 2022 19:08


Philadelphia Inquirer Refuses To Support GOP PA Senate Primary Candidate

In an editorial by the editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer has refused to support any of the candidates running for the Republican Party primary to run in the upcoming Pennsylvania Senate election.

Headline: “We wanted to vote in the Republican primary this year. We can’t,” states the op-ed that although the board of directors leans on Democrat, they have supported Republican races in previous years and have always found “points of agreement, lingering moments of mutual respect and an appreciation for the kind of apolitical qualifications worthy of objective praise”.

“Most fundamentally, we were all operating in the same reality,” the board writes. “That cannot be said in 2022.”

When we sent a poll to Republican candidates in the Senate race to determine their stance on a range of issues, we found that nearly everyone in the field found our questions biased and unfair.

According to them, one of the most problematic questions we asked was: who won the 2020 presidential election? The only two options in the multiple choice format were Joe Biden or Donald Trump. Only one candidate – Jeff Bartos – agreed to acknowledge the reality.

If any of these Republicans win the general election, they will represent Pennsylvania at the next State of the Union address. We guarantee that it will not be Donald Trump walking into the US Capitol to deliver the speech. The 2020 elections are over. One candidate won, he lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and his name is Joe Biden.

How do you find points of agreement when you can’t agree on facts so basic they can be used in a sobriety test in the field?

Read the full piece here.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 13, 2022 18:52


Don Jr says Pompeo is ‘smart enough’ to know not to race Trump in 2024

Donald Trump Jr has said in an interview that Mike Pompeo would have to be “smart enough” to know if he would face his father Donald Trump if the former president were to run again in the 2024 election.

Mr Trump has not formally disclosed whether he will run in the next presidential election.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 13, 2022 6:34 PM


Jen Psaki gives final briefing as White House press secretary

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki is currently giving her final briefing before stepping down. It’s her 224th briefing.

Here’s our compilation of clips from her key moments behind the lectern in the briefing room.

Key moments from Jen Psaki’s time as White House press secretary

Oliver O’ConnellMay 13, 2022 6:22 PM


Hannity Continues Attack on “Ultra-Maga” PA Candidate

As the hardcore right-wing Kathy Barnette rises in the Pennsylvania Senate primaries, supporters of Donald Trump and his elected candidate, Dr. Mehmet Oz, turn against her. One of the most visibly outraged is Fox News host Sean Hannity, who shot a remarkable gal who attacks Mrs. Barnette head-on:

Andrew NaughtieMay 13, 2022 6:15 PM

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