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The Latest: Officials say man who opened fire at Trump rally was a 20-year-old from Pennsylvania

Jul. 14, 2024 04:31 AM EDT

Donald Trump’s campaign says he is “fine” after what law enforcement officials are treating as an assassination attempt during a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. Officials said the man who opened fire was a 20-year-old from Pennsylvania. In a social media post, Trump said he was...

Trump lawyers press judge to overturn hush money conviction after Supreme Court immunity ruling

Jul. 11, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers are imploring a New York judge to overturn his hush money conviction and dismiss the case, arguing his historic trial was “tainted” by evidence that shouldn't have been allowed because of the Supreme Court’s recent presidential immunity ruling. ...

Judge delays Trump’s hush money sentencing until at least September after high court immunity ruling

Jul. 02, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

In a major reprieve for former President Donald Trump, sentencing for his hush money convictions was postponed Tuesday until at least September — if ever — as the judge agreed to weigh the possible impact of a new Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity. Trump had been...

Trump seeks to set aside his New York hush money guilty verdict after Supreme Court immunity ruling

Jul. 02, 2024 08:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers have asked the New York judge who presided over his hush money trial to set aside his conviction and delay his sentencing, scheduled for next week. The letter to Judge Juan M. Merchan cited the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling...

Judge alters Trump’s gag order, letting him talk about witnesses, jury after hush money conviction

Jun. 25, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan judge on Tuesday modified Donald Trump's gag order, freeing the former president to comment publicly about witnesses and jurors in the hush money criminal trial that led to his felony conviction, but keeping others connected to the case off limits until he is sentenced...

Prosecutors want Donald Trump to remain under a gag order at least until he's sentenced July 11

Jun. 05, 2024 12:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan prosecutors urged a judge Wednesday to keep Donald Trump ’s gag order in place in his hush money criminal case at least until the former president is sentenced in July, opposing a defense request that the restrictions be lifted following his felony convictions last...

Trump's lawyers ask judge to lift gag order imposed during New York trial

Jun. 04, 2024 18:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers are asking a New York judge to lift the gag order that barred the former president from commenting about witnesses, jurors and others tied to the criminal case that led to his conviction for falsifying records to cover up a potential sex scandal. ...

Is Trump still under a gag order after his conviction? He thinks so, but the answer isn't clear

Jun. 01, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump said he remains muzzled by a gag order after his conviction in his hush money criminal trial. His lawyer said he thinks the gag order was supposed to expire with the verdict and he may seek clarity from the court. “I’m under a gag order, nasty gag...

How the media covered the aftermath of Trump's conviction — and his remarks the following morning

May. 31, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN and MSNBC both cut away from former President Donald Trump as he spoke live on Friday less than 24 hours after being convicted in his New York hush money trial. The decisions, along with coverage of the trial's aftermath in general, spoke to how the nation's...

Guilty: Trump becomes first former US president convicted of felony crimes

May. 31, 2024 04:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump became the first former American president to be convicted of felony crimes Thursday as a New York jury found him guilty of all 34 charges in a scheme to illegally influence the 2016 election through a hush money payment to a porn actor who said the two had sex. ...