Trump news latest: Twitter silence from Trump after reinstatement by Elon Musk

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Donald Trump launches 2024 presidential campaign

After the former president’s Twitter account was reinstated, Republicans are rejoicing, even as Donald Trump has denounced the social media platform.

U.S. Representative from Texas Troy Nehls shared the news on Twitter, writing, “2023 is going to be awesome. 2024 will be better.”

Paul Gosar, an Arizona Republican, also welcomed Mr. Trump back to the platform, writing, “He’s back.”

Donald Trump’s Twitter account was reinstated early Sunday after being banned for nearly two years.

It was after Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk conducted a poll on the platform earlier on Saturday announcing that he would reinstate Mr Trump’s account after the majority voted in favour.

Shortly after the announcement, Trump’s account reappeared on Twitter along with his previous tweets. It was restored with 0 followers and following 0 accounts, but within minutes the number of followers started to increase dramatically into the hundreds of thousands.

When asked about Musk’s public poll, the former president told a crowd that he sees “no reason” to rejoin Twitter as he enjoys his own social network.

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Trump special counsel: what is being investigated and what is the timescale?

Who is Jack Smith, the man appointed by Merrick Garland to determine whether Donald Trump faces criminal charges?

Smith’s nomination also comes three days after Trump announced he would run for president again in 2024.

Here’s what we know about what special counsel will be investigating The Independents Eric Garcia:

John BowdenNovember 20, 2022 7:45 PM

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Lauren Boebert Convicted of Response to Colorado Springs Shooting

A conservative Colorado congresswoman faced backlash over her concerns over the shooting at a gay nightclub in the state, when Twitter users accused her of trading the same hatred blamed for the attack.

Lauren Boebert tweeted after a nighttime shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs that “the news out of Colorado Springs is absolutely appalling. This morning the victims and their families are in my prayers. This lawless violence must end soon.”

But her comments fell on deaf ears.

Read more from John Bowden in The independent:

John BowdenNov 20, 2022 6:46 PM

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Trump Twitter account remains silent after recovery

Donald Trump’s Twitter account no longer roared to life as many of his supporters had hoped this weekend after Elon Musk decided to undo the platform’s ex-president.

Instead, the president’s last post before his ban — announcing he would not be attending Joe Biden’s inauguration — continued to garner more retweets and comments as it became a way to spread news of Trump’s reversal of the ban. to spread. Other, older Trump tweets also saw a resurgence.

John BowdenNov 20, 2022 5:47 PM

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Ex-CFO says Trump kids raised wages after learning of plan

The embattled former Trump Organization chief of finance, Allen Weisselberg, testified Friday that Donald Trump’s adult son, Eric Trump, raised Mr. Weisselberg’s salary after learning about a plan to allow employees to evade federal taxes through lucrative benefits pay off the books.

He testified that Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., both executive vice presidents at the Trump Organization, knew from control that Weisselberg had not reported his apartment paid for by the company as taxable income, as required by law.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump had derided the government’s treatment of Mr. Weisselberg as “VERY UNFAIR!” on Truth Social just a day earlier.

Read more about the Trump Organization’s ongoing tax fraud lawsuit:

Ex-CFO says Trump kids raised wages after learning of plan

The former Trump Organization chief of finance has testified that Eric Trump raised his salary by $200,000 after an internal audit following Trump’s election in 2016 revealed he had schemes to evade taxes on lavish business benefits

John BowdenNovember 20, 2022 4:00 PM

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There is only one word to describe a Trump second term

A second term for Donald Trump would be “stormy,” he writes Kim Sengupta in The independent.

“Imagine how an embittered and vengeful twice-deposed president would go after his domestic enemies, including those from the Republican Party, law enforcement agencies, the military high command, the judiciary, the media and more.”

John BowdenNov 20, 2022 3:21 PM

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Mike Pence Calls Special Counsel’s Trump Investigation ‘Deeply Disturbing’, Blames Attorneys for Mar-a-Lago Papers

Former Vice President Mike Pence said the appointment of a special counsel to lead criminal investigations into the former president is “deeply troubling.”

“No one is above the law, but I’m not sure it’s against the law to take bad advice from your lawyers,” he added.

The former president’s legal team has alleged that Trump’s possession of White House documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate were deemed “personal” by virtue of their removal from the White House, a claim that was flatly rejected by federal prosecutors.

Alex WoodwardNovember 20, 2022 2:00 PM

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Election deniers failed overwhelmingly in 2022. The people who defeated them brace themselves for 2024

In critical races for the top statewide offices on battlefields that Trump lost in 2020, voters overwhelmingly rejected candidates who reinforced his fake narrative that the election had been stolen from him or marred by Democratic fraud or malfeasance, promising they have anti-democratic agendas that would disrupt the election campaign. process to ensure GOP wins.

That move failed to gain any significant ground, with victories in less than one in six races in the US in roles overseeing the election administration, including governor, secretary of state and attorney general – roles that will be critical in the 2024 elections.

Alex WoodwardNovember 20, 2022 1:00 PM

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ICYMI: GOP mega-donor splits with Trump: time for ‘new generation of leaders’

An influential conservative donor will not support Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign, a position that shows how deep the rifts within the GOP can run after a midterm election. The independentreports John Bowden.

Alex WoodwardNovember 20, 2022 12:00 PM

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ICYMI: Trump sees ‘no reason’ to get back on Twitter

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Appearing on video Saturday at a Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, the former president had kind words for Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk, who conducted a Twitter poll to see if Trump should be back on the platform. allowed that started it up “because of the risk of further incitement to violence” in the aftermath of the Capitol attack.

He founded a competing platform, Truth Social, under his Trump Media & Technology Group after leaving office.

Trump claimed his platform is doing “phenomenally well” and that “engagement is much better than Twitter.” “I’ll stay there,” he said. “But I’ve heard we’re getting a lot of votes to go back on Twitter as well. I don’t see it because I don’t see any reason for it.”

Alex WoodwardNovember 20, 2022 11:00 AM

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Nancy Pelosi subtly lashes out at Donald Trump in her farewell leadership speech

Outgoing House speaker Nancy Pelosi said she “enjoyed working with three presidents” during her time in Congress.

She highlighted her work on investing in clean energy with President George Bush, passing the Affordable Care Act with President Barack Obama, and taking action on infrastructure, healthcare and the climate crisis with President Joe Biden.

One president was notably missing from the lineup.

Alex WoodwardNovember 20, 2022 10:00 am


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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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