Trump News Today: Trump lawyers receive Jan. 6 subpoena as Meadows ordered to testify before Georgia grand jury
Trump lawyers receive subpoena on Jan. 6, report says
Lawyers for former President Donald Asset have formally accepted the service of a summons ordering the ex-president to provide documents and testify before the House Select Committee on Jan. 6 next month.
According Politics, The select committee’s subpoena for the twice-impeached ex-president was received on Wednesday by Matthew Sarelson, Mr. Trump’s attorney at the Dhillon Law Group.
Andrew Feinberg reports from Washington, DC.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 9:15 p.m.
Why Trump will be most worried about Maga-filled DeSantis display of meanness
While 44-year-old Ron DeSantis looks set to win re-election in Florida and most likely use it as a platform to run for president in 2024; he has a 53% approval rating, more than Donald Trump ever had when he was president.
Andrew Buncombe examines what this could mean for Trump.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 9:00 p.m.
Trump team receives subpoena on Jan. 6, report says
Donald Trump’s lawyers have accepted service of a subpoena issued by the Jan. 6 select committee demanding documents and testimony from the former president by next month.
A person close to the case confirmed that the lawyers of the former president had agreed to formally receive the summons of the commission. A Trump spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Jan. 6 committee wants the former president to show up to testify by Nov. 14 and provide relevant documents by Nov. 4.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 8:12 p.m.
DC court sets date for oral arguments in E Jean Carroll case
A Washington, DC appeals court has set the date for oral arguments in E Jean Carroll’s defamation case against Donald Trump.
They will take place on January 10, 2023.
Mr Trump already sat for a deposition in the case earlier this month.
Ms Carroll filed the lawsuit in November 2019, five months after coming forward with her allegation that Mr Trump raped her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman in the mid 1990s.
The lawsuit alleges Mr Trump defamed Ms Carroll when he responded to her allegation by accusing her of lying in an effort to boost sales of his upcoming book.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 7:36 p.m.
What you need to know about the Trump Organization tax evasion lawsuit
The company is facing allegations that it adopted a scheme to help executives avoid paying income tax in a case that entangled the company’s longtime chief financial officer. Allen Weisselberg.
Here’s what you need to know:
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 7:10 p.m.
ICYMI: Hope Hicks to testify before January 6 committee
One of donald trumpThe White House’s closest former advisers will testify before the January 6 committee on Tuesday in a sign that its once-small circle of advisers has now split in the wake of the attack on the Capitol.
Hope Hicks will meet with lawmakers from the committee today, NBC News reported, citing a source familiar with the proceedings. His testimony represents one of the most significant defections from the Trump sphere.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 6:32 p.m.
‘Because we want to win’: Paul Ryan explains why GOP won’t nominate Trump in 2024
In an interview on “Varney & Co.” from Fox Business Network. program on Tuesday, Mr. Ryan said: ‘We will not nominate Trump because we want to win.’
Sravasti Dasgupta reports on Mr. Ryan’s reasoning behind his statement.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 6:05 p.m.
Rubio: the January 6 committee “a joke”
Florida Senator Marco Rubio called the House Select Committee investigating the attack on the US Capitol a “joke” and a “kangaroo court”.
Instead, he would like to see an investigation into the 2020 riots.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 5:46 p.m.
Meadows must testify in Georgia election inquiry, judge says
A judge on Wednesday ordered the former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will testify before a special grand jury investigating whether the then-president donald trump and his allies illegally attempted to influence the state’s 2020 elections.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis opened the investigation early last year into steps taken by Trump and others to reverse his loss to Democrat Joe Biden.
Meadows is one of the former Republican president’s many high-level associates and advisers whose testimony Willis has requested.
Eric Garcia has the story for The Independent.
Olivier O’ConnellOctober 26, 2022 5:21 p.m.
Woodward details how obsessed Trump is with himself
speaking on CNN On Tuesday, Mr. Woodward explained what he had observed during his long interactions with Mr. Trump during his presidency.
“My assistant, Claire McMullen, has listened to these tapes many, many times,” Mr. Woodward said. “And she found that once Trump referred to the American people, 100 times he referred to himself, which he knows.”
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Andrew NaughtyOctober 26, 2022 4:55 p.m.