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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. ...

Trump and Biden mix it up over policy and each other in a debate that turns deeply personal

Jun. 28, 2024 01:34 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — They passed on a handshake at the start, and from there President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump went right to mixing it up on policy — and each other — in their first 2024 presidential debate on Thursday night. Personal animosity between the two...

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...

Trump endorses Ten Commandments in schools, implores evangelical Christians to vote in November

Jun. 22, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump told a group of evangelicals they “cannot afford to sit on the sidelines” of the 2024 election, imploring them at one point to “go and vote, Christians, please!" Trump also endorsed displaying the Ten Commandments in schools and elsewhere while...

'Cheaters don't like getting caught': VP Harris speaks about Trump conviction on Jimmy Kimmel

Jun. 05, 2024 01:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris spent part of a Tuesday episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” rehashing how she found out about former President Donald Trump's conviction on 34 felony counts in his criminal hush money trial. She deflected a light-hearted question from...

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. ...

Biden lays into Trump over convictions and says he now poses a greater threat than in 2016

Jun. 03, 2024 23:29 PM EDT

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden laid into his predecessor and likely opponent in November's election, Donald Trump, for being convicted by a Manhattan jury on 34 felony counts related to hush money payments, saying Monday night that “this campaign has entered uncharted territory.”...

How Trump's deny-everything strategy could hurt him at sentencing

Jun. 03, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has had plenty to say since his hush money trial conviction last week. He’s claimed the case was rigged, incorrectly linked President Joe Biden to the state prosecution, called the star witness against him a “sleazebag" and said the judge was a...

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...

Answers to your questions about Donald Trump's historic hush money trial conviction

May. 31, 2024 17:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Donald Trump go to prison? Could he pardon himself? What about the election? The first criminal conviction of a former American president raises a host of legal and political questions. Trump was convicted by a Manhattan jury Thursday of 34 felony counts...