Donald Trump news today: January 6 panel member Raskin says former president ‘will get his chance’

Trump brags about the scale of his January 6 rally

Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin, a member of the House Jan. 6 committee, said former President Donald Trump will “get his reward” after the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Suggesting that criminal charges could soon be brought against the former president, Mr. Raskin called Mr. Trump “guilty of sin” and called it “a one-man crime wave” in an interview with Salon. .

While the committee cannot itself bring criminal charges against Mr. Trump, it can refer any criminal findings to Attorney General Merrick Garland.

The House Committee on the Capitol Insurgency is scheduled to begin public hearings this month. A series of eight prime-time television hearings will begin from June 9 to try to uncover what led to the attack and the role of the former president.

Meanwhile, Mr. Trump’s close aide, Peter Navarro, who served as a White House adviser and worked to keep Mr. Trump in power after his defeat, was summoned Thursday to testify before a federal grand jury.

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Donald Trump Jr attacked for confronting Amber Heard

“Perhaps the most telling part of Amber Turd’s trial is that no man seems to have come to her defense saying she’s awesome,” Trump Jr tweeted on May 28.

The former president’s son’s remarks sparked backlash on the platform, with critics condemning the fact that he felt the need to weigh in at all.

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ICYMI: Former Clinton campaign lawyer found not guilty of lying to FBI

A District of Columbia jury acquitted attorney Michael Sussmann of lying to FBI agents while informing them of allegations that a computer server in Donald Trump’s eponymous skyscraper was communicating with a computer belonging to a Russian bank at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign.

The jury returned their not guilty verdict on Tuesday after three days of deliberations following a two-week trial, in which prosecutors working for special counsel John Durham sought to prove that Mr Sussmann, a former associate prosecutor at the law firm Perkins Coie, lied when he met with FBI officials about the alleged Trump-Russia computer connection.

Andrew Feinberg has more details here:

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Biden leads Trump in 2024 poll

Former President Donald Trump can lead just about any survey of the potential 2024 Republican primary field, but there’s one key rival he continues to track: Joe Biden.

The current president would get 42% of the vote, according to a poll carried out by YouGov and Yahoo! New. Mr. Trump was close behind with the support of 39% of respondents.

The results come despite Mr Biden’s underwater approval rating, which was 42% (with 53% disapproval) in the same survey.

John Bowden has more details about it here:

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Kellyanne Conway calls Trump a ‘super girl boss’

Former Trump campaign manager and presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway has been mocked by social media users after she said Donald Trump was ‘a big boss’ as president, suggesting he was a champion for women .

Ms Conway said the former president was “a big boss” who stood up for women despite his very public verbal abuse of female public figures such as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vice President Kamala Harris and the group of young women legislators of the House. as “the squad”.

“I’ve always had a great relationship with President Trump and I continue over and over again in the book how protective he was of me,” Ms Conway said.

“I wish he was still president,” she added.

Here’s how social media reacted to the comment:

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Trump again threatens Pulitzer Committee with legal action over awards for covering Russian investigation

Former President Donald Trump has once again hit out at the Pulitzer Committee in a letter asking them to revoke the awards given to the New York Times and the Washington Post on their coverage of the Russia investigation in 2018.

In a letter dated May 27 and made public on Tuesday, the former president threatened to sue the organization if it refused to revoke its decision for this report.

Mr Trump cited recent court proceedings in Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation to argue that the Pulitzer’s winning report by the New York Times and the Washington Post was “a distortion of facts and a personal defamation”.

“There is no denying that the Pulitzer Board’s attribution to these outlets was based on false and fabricated information they published,” Mr. Trump wrote in a letter to Pulitzer Administrator Marjorie Miller.

“The continued publication and acknowledgment of awards on the Council’s website is a misrepresentation of facts and a personal defamation that will lead to litigation if the Council cannot be persuaded to do the right thing on its own .”

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Trump Calls Justice System ‘CORRUPTED’ After Sussmann Verdict

Former President Donald Trump has criticized the US justice system after Micheal Sussmann, an attorney who represented Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democratic Party, was found not guilty of lying to the FBI.

“Our legal system is CORRUPTED, our judges (and our judges!) are highly partisan, compromised or just plain scared, our borders are OPEN, our elections are rigged, inflation is RAMPING, gas and food prices are ‘through the roof’, our military ‘leadership’ is awake, our country is going to HELL and Michael Sussmann is not guilty,” Mr. Trump wrote in an article on Truth Social on Tuesday.

Mr. Sussmann was being investigated by a special counsel regarding the origins of the bureau’s investigation into Mr. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. The former president and his allies have long alleged that Mr. Sussmann was part of a “deep state” plot to undermine his first presidential campaign.

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Trump ally Peter Navarro subpoenaed by January 6 grand jury

Former Trump administration trade adviser Peter Navarro has been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury investigating the events leading up to the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol.

As reported by Politicsthe details of the subpoena were made public via a draft version of a lawsuit that Mr. Navarro himself circulated.

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Trump ‘will get his chance’ for Jan. 6 attack, Raskin says

Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin, a member of the House Jan. 6 committee, said former President Donald Trump will “get his reward” after the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Suggesting that criminal charges could soon be brought against the former president, Mr. Raskin called Mr. Trump “guilty of sin” and called it “a one-man crime wave” in an interview with Salon. .

“Trump will get his reward,” he said in the interview. “I know how infuriating and frustrating it is for people. I share that sentiment, having been responsible for the impeachment… He’s as guilty as sin.

“It’s a one-man crime spree, and it’s amazing that his dad’s money and this group of lawyers he’s been traveling with have been able to get him out of everything so far,” he said. said Mr. Raskin.

While the committee cannot itself bring criminal charges against Mr. Trump, it can refer any criminal findings to Attorney General Merrick Garland.

The House Committee on the Capitol Insurgency is scheduled to begin public hearings this month. A series of eight prime-time television hearings will begin from June 9 to try to uncover what led to the attack and the role of the former president.

Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin is a member of the House January 6 Committee

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