Trump news today: Trump dubbed ‘coward’ for skipping GOP debate for interview with Tucker Carlson

Charges against Donald Trump – breaking news

donald trump will skip the first Republican debate of the 2024 primary and seek to outshine his rivals for the party’s nomination by sitting down for an interview with him instead Tucker Carlsonaccording to a report.

In a Truth Social post, the former president apologized that he was way ahead in the polls and that Ronald Reagan did not take part in a debate. Former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie called him a “Confirmed loser, proven coward” after news of the decision broke.

On Thursday night, Mr Trump abruptly canceled his scheduled press conference at which he claimed he would unveil a report that would “exonerate” him in the criminal case over his attempts to overturn the 2020 election Georgia brought by Fulton County THERE Fanie Willis.

He claimed, “My attorneys would prefer, in my opinion, to include this irrefutable and overwhelming evidence of voter fraud and irregularities in formal court records.”

The former president and 18 of his allies were charged Monday with running a criminal enterprise to thwart the will of the American people and keep Mr Trump in power at all costs. He is also a defendant in three other ongoing criminal proceedings.


The FBI releases a wanted poster for the suspect who went missing on January 6th

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 10:45 p.m


He assisted the Iowa winner three times – here’s his prediction for 2024

If a Republican presidential candidate wants to win the caucus in Iowa, with its predominantly white, heavily evangelical and church population, he has to win Bob Vander Plaats.

Few people have had a front row seat in Iowa’s evangelical politics like Bob Vander Plaats. In 2008, he was serving as Mike Huckabee’s state party chairman when he won an unlikely victory at the Iowa caucus. He then assisted Rick Santorum in 2012 before squeakering Mitt Romney in the first national competition. In 2016, he endorsed Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) before the senator secured a win over Donald Trump.

So what does he think about the 2024 race? Eric Garcia reports.

Oliver O’ConnellAugust 18, 2023 10:30 p.m


Christie calls Trump ‘certified loser, verified coward’ after he decides to skip the debate

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie did not hold back (as usual) in criticizing Donald Trump, this time for his decision not to take the stage with his rivals in the first Republican primary debate of the 2024 election.

“Surprise, surprise… the man released on bail from four jurisdictions and unable to defend his reprehensible behavior is terrified and hiding from the debate,” Mr. Christie wrote on X.

“Trump – certified loser, confirmed coward,” he added.

The former president has previously been accused of skipping the debate because he was “scared of Chris Christie,” we reported earlier this week.

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 10:14 p.m


Proud boy under house arrest in Jan. 6 case flees sentencing

Authorities are searching for a member of the extremist group Proud Boys who disappeared days before his sentencing in a count of US Capitol rioting. According to an arrest warrant released on Friday, prosecutors are asking for more than a decade in prison.

Christopher Worrell of Naples, Floridawas due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of spraying pepper spray gel at police officers as part of the mob that stormed the Capitol congress certified Joe Biden’s presidential victory on January 6, 2021. Prosecutors had asked a judge to sentence him to 14 years in prison.

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 10:00 p.m


‘Reagan didn’t do it’: Trump uses Truth Social to apologize for not engaging in GOP debate

donald trump still insists he will not attend the upcoming event republican In the primary debates, he cited his lead over his opponents and the precedent set by the former president Ronald Reagan.

Mr Trump made his proclamation in a typically rambling post on his Truth Social platform.

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 9:30 p.m


“Big mistake” to ignore Ron DeSantis, says Iowa’s evangelical kingmaker

One of Iowa’s leading evangelical leaders told it The Independent that Republicans and the press are writing off the Florida governor Ron DeSantisis too early for the presidential campaign.

Family Leader executive director Bob Vander Plaats is one of the leading voices in strongly evangelical Iowa. Earlier this year, the Family Leader hosted a forum featuring many Republican presidential candidates with the former Fox News host Tucker Carlson acted as moderator.

He has a track record of betting on the right horse Iowa caucus.

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 9:10 p.m


Experts warn ex-President Truth Social is getting into trouble of her own

That’s the advice seasoned trial attorneys of all stripes are giving the former president as he faces a spate of criminal investigations into his behavior both as president and during the 2016 election.

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 8:50 p.m


What did each Republican candidate say about the war in Ukraine?

As President Joe Biden likes to remind anyone who’s listening, “This doesn’t belong to your grandfather republican Party”.

Here’s what each of the main candidates said about the war.

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 8:30 p.m


“Especially the big orange”: Trump attacks Fox News for using “worst” photos of him

donald trump has taken to cracking down on Fox News, claiming that the station is collaborating with others republican Candidates to see who can beat him in the GOP primary, using unflattering “orange” photos of him and negative polls.

Gustav Kilander has the story.

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 8:10 p.m


What Did the Republican Candidates Say on January 6th?

The January 6, 2021 uprising has become another litmus test for republican Presidential candidates and how they respond to questions on the subject can incur the wrath of the front runner donald trumpwho is now facing legal action for his role in the Capitol riots.

Here’s what they’ve said so far…

Oliver O’ConnellAug 18, 2023 7:50 p.m

Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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