The Republican front-runner has a history of making racist statements, but some advisers think highlighting his signature law could help increase support among Black voters and potentially swing the election.
Judge Aileen Cannon postponed a hearing on a government request involving a lawyer for one of the former president’s co-defendants. She said prosecutors were wasting her time.
The former vice president had appeared at risk of missing out on the debate, but he reached the required donor threshold on Monday, his campaign said.
The remarks are some of the former vice president’s most pointed about what happened in the lead up to Jan. 6, 2021.
The long-shot Republican presidential candidate is releasing a list of potential justices to highlight his bona fides with key voters.
Mr. Nauta, as a valet while Mr. Trump was president, had unusual proximity to him, including at meals and on foreign trips.
The recording, confirmed by a person briefed on the matter, is expected to be a critical piece of evidence in the case against him that the special counsel Jack Smith brought this week.
The two men had a relationship that could be genuinely warm, and at other times transactional. Now they are vying for the presidency in open hostility.
The former governor of New Jersey, who has been at times both a confidant and a rival of Donald Trump, will have some outside help in his effort to win the Republican primary.
Two lawyers for the former president asserted that he was being treated unfairly in the investigations into his handling of classified documents and his efforts to remain in power.