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'Trump is missing in action':

Republican candidates gather for second debate

Seven candidates take part in second debate at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. Trump under fire for skipping the debate.

Republican candidates gather for second debate

Trump's judge refuses to recuse herself

US District Judge Tanya Chutkan says she will not recuse herself from Trump’s election interference case.

Trump's judge refuses to recuse herself

Clinton criticized Putin: 'It's a pity, Vladimir. Your fault'

Former US Secretary of State criticizes Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the invasion of Ukraine, subtly criticizing Donald Trump.

Clinton criticized Putin: 'It's a pity, Vladimir. Your fault'

Judge rules:

Trump defrauded banks and insurers

Judge rules in civil lawsuit by New York's A-G, says former President committed fraud for years while building his real estate empire.

Trump defrauded banks and insurers

Poll: Trump up 9% on Biden in head-to-head matchup

ABC News-Washington Post poll finds ex-pres. with 51% support compared to 42% for Biden, believe incumbent is too old for a second term.

Poll: Trump up 9% on Biden in head-to-head matchup

Netanyahu:

'Put aside emotion, look at substance'

Prime Minister Netanyahu explained why he is unconcerned about former US President Donald Trump's remarks against him.

'Put aside emotion, look at substance'

Poll:

Biden trails Trump, Haley and Tim Scott in potential match-ups

The poll also finds that Biden performed better against Pence, DeSantis and Ramaswamy.

Biden trails Trump, Haley and Tim Scott in potential match-ups

Rep. Nadler blasts Trump:

'Your antisemitism is loud and clear'

Rep. Jerry Nadler rips Trump over his criticism of liberal Jews in a post on Rosh Hashanah.

'Your antisemitism is loud and clear'

Once again:

Trump to skip Republican debate, speak in Detroit instead

Trump similarly skipped the first Republican debate, arguing he does not need to take part because “the public knows who I am”.

Trump to skip Republican debate, speak in Detroit instead

Trump: I brought 58 hostages home and never paid anything

Former president blasts deal in which Biden Admin. secured release of 5 US hostages in exchange for Iranian prisoners and $6 billion.

Trump: I brought 58 hostages home and never paid anything

'You voted to destroy America'

Donald Trump sends Rosh Hashanah greetings to liberal Jews

The former president wished liberal Jews 'make better choices" and listed several actions taken for Israel and the Jewish people.

Donald Trump sends Rosh Hashanah greetings to liberal Jews

Trump:

'Very unlikely I will pardon myself if elected'

Former US President in interview with NBC: What, what did I do wrong? I didn’t do anything wrong.

'Very unlikely I will pardon myself if elected'

Trump lawyers seek recusal of judge in federal subversion case

Lawyers for former President ask federal judge to recuse herself from federal subversion case due to past statements.

Trump lawyers seek recusal of judge in federal subversion case

Trump tells judge he may try to move case to federal court

Former US President formally notifies judge overseeing Georgia case that he “may” try to move his state case into federal court.

Trump tells judge he may try to move case to federal court

Former Trump adviser convicted of contempt of Congress

Former Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro convicted of contempt of Congress for failing to comply with Jan. 6 committee's subpoena.

Former Trump adviser convicted of contempt of Congress

Lindsey Graham:

'I urged Trump to support Israel-Saudi Arabia normalization'

Sen. Lindsey Graham tells Axios he urged former President to support the mega-deal that Biden is negotiating with Saudi Arabia.

'I urged Trump to support Israel-Saudi Arabia normalization'

Federal judge rules in favor of writer who sued Trump

Judge rules that even more comments made by Trump against E. Jean Carroll were libelous, paving the way for second trial.

Federal judge rules in favor of writer who sued Trump

Let’s make America, and Israel, sane again.

May America and Israel be saved from people who control language in order to keep or regain power, the real danger to our country.Op-ed.

Let’s make America, and Israel, sane again.

Trump pleads not guilty in Georgia election probe

Former US President Donald Trump seeks to sever his case from some of the other defendants.

Trump pleads not guilty in Georgia election probe

Poll:

Slight decrease in support for Trump following GOP debate

Emerson College poll finds 50 percent of GOP primary voters support Trump, down from 56 percent though he still leads the way.

Slight decrease in support for Trump following GOP debate

Trump trial in federal court to start in March of 2024

Judge overseeing Trump’s election interference case sets trial date for March 4, 2024, the day before Super Tuesday.

Trump trial in federal court to start in March of 2024

Biden aide:

'He won't make Trump's legal troubles an election issue'

Co-chair of Biden's reelection campaign insists the campaign will focus on Biden’s own accomplishments.

'He won't make Trump's legal troubles an election issue'

Asa Hutchinson:

'Surprised other candidates would support Trump if convicted'

Former Arkansas Governor hits out at other GOP candidates who indicated they would support Trump's presidential bid if he were convicted.

'Surprised other candidates would support Trump if convicted'

Trump makes millions off of mugshot

The former president's mugshot and tweet 'Never Surrender' are being offered for sale on a range of merchandise.

Trump makes millions off of mugshot

Musk compliments Trump after his return to X

Owner of social media platform formerly known as Twitter welcomes Trump's first post on the site since his account was reinstated.

Musk compliments Trump after his return to X

Georgia indictment:

Trump surrenders at Fulton County Jail

Former US President booked in case accusing him of scheming to overturn 2020 election, and released 20 minutes later.

Trump surrenders at Fulton County Jail

Trump on Biden:

'It looks like he’s walking on toothpicks'

Former US President lashes out at Biden, Chris Christie and former Attorney General Bill Barr during interview with Tucker Carlson.

'It looks like he’s walking on toothpicks'

Watch:

Rudy Giuliani surrenders to Atlanta prison

Former mayor of New York turns himself in at Fulton County jail after being indicted over post 2020 election actions

Rudy Giuliani surrenders to Atlanta prison

GOP presidential candidate:

'Only Trump and I are relevant in the race'

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy dismissive of GOP presidential rivals other than Trump.

'Only Trump and I are relevant in the race'

Chicago woman arrested for threatening to kill Trump

Secret Service arrests 41-year-old woman accused of sending emails in which she threatened to kill Trump and his teenage son, Barron.

Chicago woman arrested for threatening to kill Trump

Trump headed for notorious Georgia jail

The Fulton County Jail has been accused of appalling conditions and has seen numerous inmates die awaiting trial.

Trump headed for notorious Georgia jail

Trump confirms:

'I will turn myself in on Thursday'

Former US President accuses Georgia District Attorney of being a radical leftist: She is continuing to campaign on this witch hunt.

'I will turn myself in on Thursday'

Trump’s bond in Georgia case set at $200,000

The bond agreement also bars Trump from intimidating co-defendants, witnesses or victims in the case.

Trump’s bond in Georgia case set at $200,000

'The public knows who I am':

Trump confirms he will skip first Republican debate

Former US President confirms he will not participate in the first Republican primary debate this week.

Trump confirms he will skip first Republican debate

Trump to skip first Republican debate

Former US President plans to skip first Republican primary debate and instead give an online interview to Tucker Carlson.

Trump to skip first Republican debate

The Trump trials:

Most Americans believe: 'Trump did something illegal'

51% of Americans claim: 'The Department of Justice's attitude toward the former president stems from political motives.'

Most Americans believe: 'Trump did something illegal'

Where is Hillary’s indictment on the same charges as Trump?

Laws cannot apply to only one political party.. Op-ed.

Where is Hillary’s indictment on the same charges as Trump?

Former US Attorney General:

'Georgia indictment of Trump is too sweeping and too broad'

Bill Barr says the Georgia indictment of Trump helps “feed the narrative” that Trump is being unfairly targeted by prosecutors.

'Georgia indictment of Trump is too sweeping and too broad'

Canadian woman sent to prison over ricin letter to Trump

Canadian woman sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison over threatening letter containing ricin sent to Trump in 2020.

Canadian woman sent to prison over ricin letter to Trump

Trump's lawyers seek April 2026 start in federal election trial

Lawyers for former President for April 2026 trial in case in which he is charged of seeking to overturn his 2020 election loss.

Trump's lawyers seek April 2026 start in federal election trial

Pence criticizes Trump: The Georgia election was not stolen

Former US Vice President on latest Trump indictment: I had no right to overturn the election on January 6, despite what Trump says.

Pence criticizes Trump: The Georgia election was not stolen

Georgia indictment:

DA asks for Trump trial to begin a day before Super Tuesday

Fulton County District Attorney asks judge to set a trial date of March 4, 2024, for Trump and 18 co-defendants.

DA asks for Trump trial to begin a day before Super Tuesday

Trump charges:

'I believe we have a compromised President'

In new video, former US President slams Biden and his family over alleged corruption.

'I believe we have a compromised President'

Trump indicted in election interference probe in Georgia

19 defendants indicted in probe of efforts to overturn results of 2020 elections.

Trump indicted in election interference probe in Georgia

Another indictment?

Georgia court publishes, removes document about Trump charges

Fulton County court's website briefly posts document listing several criminal charges against Trump before taking the document down.

Georgia court publishes, removes document about Trump charges

Trump aide pleads not guilty in classified documents case

Walt Nauta pleads not guilty to federal charges that accuse him of misleading investigators in classified documents case.

Trump aide pleads not guilty in classified documents case

Prosecutors seek January start for Trump's trial

Prosecutors ask judge to set January 2 trial date for Trump in case charging him with plotting to overturn election loss.

Prosecutors seek January start for Trump's trial

Judge sets Friday hearing in Trump's Jan. 6 case

Trump won't attend the hearing which will deal with prosecutors’ request for protective order in the case.

Judge sets Friday hearing in Trump's Jan. 6 case

Law and Disorder

Trump's indictment and Israel's anarchist protests have much in common, including encouragement from public figures. Op-ed.

Law and Disorder

Judge rejects Trump's countersuit against writer

Federal judge tosses out Trump’s countersuit against E. Jean Carroll, the writer who won a lawsuit against him.

Judge rejects Trump's countersuit against writer

Trump's attorney:

'Trump won't accept a plea deal in Jan. 6 case'

Trump’s attorney, John Lauro, says there is no condition in which Trump would accept plea deal in connection to federal Jan. 6 case.

'Trump won't accept a plea deal in Jan. 6 case'

Trump’s vision

The indictments are a witch hunt designed to tarnish the legacy of a President who put America first and restored US prosperity. Op-ed.

Trump’s vision

Pelosi takes jab at Trump:

'He looked like a scared puppy'

Former House Speaker comments on latest indictment of Trump: He knows the truth and now he's got to face the music.

'He looked like a scared puppy'

Classified documents probe:

Trump pleads not guilty to additional charges

Former President waives his personal appearance for arraignment on superseding indictment in classified documents case.

Trump pleads not guilty to additional charges

Poll:

Half of Republicans won't vote for Trump if convicted

Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Republicans broadly sympathize with Trump's accusations of political persecution.

Half of Republicans won't vote for Trump if convicted

Trump pleads not guilty to trying to overturn 2020 election

Former US President pleads not guilty to federal conspiracy charges accusing him of trying to overturn his 2020 election loss.

Trump pleads not guilty to trying to overturn 2020 election

Obama warns Biden of Trump's strength in 2024

Former Pres. visits current Pres. at the White House, discusses expected 2024 rematch with Donald Trump.

Obama warns Biden of Trump's strength in 2024

Trump takes jab at Pence:

'He didn’t fight against Election Fraud'

Former President responds to Pence who said Trump was surrounded by "crackpot lawyers" before the Jan. 6 riots.

'He didn’t fight against Election Fraud'

Pence:

'Crackpot lawyers were telling Trump what he wanted to hear'

Former Vice President offers some of his strongest condemnation yet of Trump's decisions around Jan. 6.

'Crackpot lawyers were telling Trump what he wanted to hear'

Pence on Trump indictment:

'Our country is more important than one man'

Former US Vice President: Anyone who puts himself over the Constitution should never be President of the United States.

'Our country is more important than one man'