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Author: Isaac Arnsdorf
Trump says criminal conviction wouldn’t stop him from running for president
The former president also heaped praise on foreign dictators in an interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson.
‘Frustrated and upset,’ Trump goes silent, then seethes
The splitscreen highlighted the two worlds Trump is spanning as he makes a third straight bid for the presidency: one in which he is a defiant political hero and another in which he is in increasing legal peril.
Trump extends election-rigging myth to his potential criminal charges
Trump repeatedly emphasized his false insistence that the 2020 election was stolen from him and suggested his political opponents were now bent on rigging the next election against him through the prospect of criminal charges.
Trump, under legal threat, tries to short-circuit DeSantis momentum
The former president holds his first rally of the 2024 campaign on Saturday, as he seeks to further slow his chief GOP rival.
Trump campaign prepares for ‘new normal’: Running under indictment
The former president’s team is pressuring other Republicans to show support. But advisers privately acknowledged many potential risks.
On the trail, freewheeling Donald Trump counters scripted Ron DeSantis
As the former president hits the trail in earnest, his campaign is placing a strategic bet on more unscripted, up-close-and-personal moments.
Trump claims violence he inspired on Jan. 6 was Pence’s fault
The former president suggested the riot could have been avoided if his vice president had cooperated in overturning the results.
Haley heckled as Trump movement asserts its dominance at shrunken CPAC
The dustup showed the risks of taking the primary fight to what has clearly become Trump’s home turf.
Trump’s grip on the Republican base is slipping — even among his fans
Interviews in pivotal electoral states show Donald Trump maintains a bond with his GOP voters but faces rising interest in a new standard-bearer.