Tag: Trump

Trump opines on coup while rejecting fears about his actions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he wouldn’t have used the military to illegally seize control of the government after his election loss. But he suggested that if he had tried to carry out a coup, it wouldn’t have been with his top military adviser. In a lengthy statement, Trump responded…

CNN: Trump Justice Department seized reporter phone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Justice Department secretly obtained the 2017 phone records of a CNN correspondent, the network said Thursday in revealing the existence of another apparent leak investigation aimed at identifying a journalist’s sources. The revelation comes two weeks after The Washington Post disclosed that the Justice Department had last year seized…

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

JILL COLVIN April 10, 2021, 11:54 PM WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump insists he’s enjoying his life off Twitter. The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says. Plus there’s no risk of backlash for retweeting unsavory accounts. But since Trump was barred from major…

Pentagon asked to house migrant children on MILITARY BASES. When Trump mulled the idea it was decried as ‘CONCENTRATION CAMPS’

The Biden administration has asked the Pentagon for use of military bases to house the rising number of minors crossing the US border illegally, as the people who screamed in outrage under the previous president were now silent. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters on Tuesday that the Department of Health and Human Services requested…