‘Get ready’: Trump says he will ‘very likely’ run for president again in 2024
Donald Trump last night told a rally crowd in Sioux City, Iowa, that he is more likely than ever to run for president in 2024 – but he did not sign a cast-iron commitment to do so.
“To make our country successful and safe and glorious, very, very, very likely to do it again,” he said. “Get ready, that’s all I’m saying – very soon. Get ready.”
Among those warming up the crowd before the former president spoke was hard-line Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene who led the crowd to boo Paul Pelosi saying he should have been armed and shot the man who assaulted him. Mr. Pelosi was released from the hospital earlier Thursday.
Meanwhile, the judge handling New York Attorney General Letitia James’ fraud case against the Trump Organization and the Trump family has ruled that an independent monitor will oversee the company, restricting its ability to do business.
Additionally, CNN reports that, as a 2024 Trump run looks likely, Justice Department officials have discussed the potential need for a special counsel for the January 6 and Mar- a-Lago. A flurry of activity is expected after half term.
Judge blocks Trump Organization from transferring assets
The New York State judge overseeing Attorney General Letitia James’ fraud case against former President Donald Trump, his family and his namesake real estate and licensing company has issued an order preventing the transfer of any of the assets of the former president or his company without notice. the court and the attorney general’s office.
New York County Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron also agreed Thursday to Ms. James’ request for an independent monitor to oversee compliance with her order, to be chosen from a list of recommendations made by Ms. James and the Trump Organization.
Andrew Feinberg has the details.
Andrew NaughtieNovember 4, 2022 12:00
Trump is running for president again
One-time President Donald Trump has dropped the strongest hint yet that he might run for the White House for a third term in 2024 after months of speculation.
Addressing a campaign rally in Sioux City, Iowa on Thursday night, Mr Trump said he would “very, very, very likely” make another bid for the office of president.
“And now, to make our country successful and safe and glorious, I’m going to do it very, very, very probably again,” Mr. Trump said at an event to support Republican Senator Chuck Grassley.
“Get ready, that’s all I’m saying – very soon. Get ready,” Trump added as the crowd chanted his name.
The 45th president also repeated the false claim of winning the 2020 presidential election.
Alisha Rahaman Sarkar reports.
Andrew NaughtieNovember 4, 2022 11:30 am
Police called for a trespassing complaint at Mar-a-Lago
Palm Beach police officers were called to Mar-a-Lago Thursday morning after a report of a man refusing to leave the grounds of Donald Trump’s Florida resort.
Captain Will Rothrock said Fox News that they were contacted by Secret Service agents about a “routine trespassing complaint.”
Andrew NaughtieNovember 4, 2022 10:30 am
Ted Cruz complains that Trump isn’t spending the $100 million war chest on GOP candidates
The Texas senator called the president out of office during Tuesday’s episode of his podcast The verdict, claiming that he is sitting on “hundreds of millions of dollars” instead of using it to support pro-Trump candidates on the ballot across the country.
Johanna Chisholm reports.
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 4, 2022 09:15
Trump calls for Mitch McConnell to be fired
Thursday morning, Donald Trump asked for the impeachment of Mitch McConnell: “They should impeach Mitch McConnell .. they have something on him.”
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 4, 2022 08:00
Could Kash Patel’s immunity deal pose ‘serious legal jeopardy’ for Trump?
The immunity deal granted to Donald Trump aide Kash Patel could plunge the former president into legal jeopardy, experts said.
Mr. Patel already appeared before a grand jury in October when he invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
Sravasti Dasgupta reports.
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 4, 2022 06:30
What could stop Trump from running in 2024?
But while Joe Biden’s loss in November 2020 may have dented the president’s one-term pride and fueled 18 months of lies about rigged ballots, it now seems almost certain that Mr. Trump will run for the White House in 2024.
What, if anything, could derail their plans?
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 4, 2022 05:00
Trump 2024 campaign preparing for post-midterms launch
While playing to a crowd of supporters in Robstown, Texas, former President Donald Trump drew cheers as he talked about his first two runs for the White House — and teased a third.
“To make our country successful, safe and glorious again, we will probably have to do it again,” he said last month.
That “probably” correctly placed can be borrowed from Trump’s stump speech. Aides to the former president are making quiet preparations for a 2024 presidential campaign that could be launched shortly after next week’s midterm elections as Trump tries to capitalize on expected Republican victories to propel himself to become the first candidate for the nomination of his party.
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 4, 2022 03:30
ICYMI: Emails show Trump lawyers think Judge Thomas was key to subverting 2020 election outcome
Judge Clarence Thomas was, from the start, the member of the nine-justice panel of the Supreme Court that the Trump campaign identified as an ally, according to new documents.
The release of emails by a court between two members of the legal team of Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign illustrates how the masters of the effort to delay the certification of election results in Georgia and other states think that Thomas is different from his colleagues and keep an open mind to the campaign’s unsubstantiated and unsubstantiated fraud claims.
It is a revelation that may be less surprising than it would have been if his wife, Ginni Thomas, had not found herself at the center of the committee’s January 6 investigation into the people who helped Donald Trump to trying to pressure state legislatures across the country to subvert the election. results.
John Bowden has the full story.
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 4, 2022 02:45
Trump launches midterm rally blitz in Iowa with growing list of familiar grievances
Donald Trump took the stage in Sioux City, Iowa, at about 8:30 p.m. ET on Thursday and almost immediately began to denigrate the country he led two years ago, calling the Hawkeye State “under siege” by a gallery of familiar villains. of a scoundrel including the president of House Nancy. Pelosi, Senator Chuck Schumer and President Joe Biden.
He interspersed canned lines about inflation and the cost of Americans’ Thanksgiving dinner with racial attacks on the New York State Attorney General who is currently suing him, his family and the his homonymous real estate company to recover millions of dollars that his office says were defrauded. New York Financial Institutions.
Read Andrew Feinberg’s full report:
Oliver O’ConnellNovember 4, 2022 02:15