Trump’s Tech Lawsuit Already Turning Into Fundraising Scheme
Michael M. Santiago/GettyWhen ex-president Donald Trump held a press conference this week to announce his class-action lawsuit against social media companies, most people shrugged. One group, however, saw it as an opportunity.Officials with the America First Policy Institute (AFPI), a so-called “dark money” nonprofit backing the lawsuit, joined the former president at the lectern, where they directed supporters to a website to sign on as co-plaintiffs.That site won’t actually sign anyone on to tnews.yahoo.com
Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she's for Biden
In a video released Thursday by the group Republican Voters Against Trump, Troye says working for Trump was “terrifying” and says he was more concerned about his reelection chances than about protecting the nation from the virus. Troye alleges that, during one task force meeting she attended, the president said: “'Maybe this COVID thing is a good thing. She was on the task force as some kind of a lower-level person. '”The vice president's office released a copy of Troye's departure email, dated July 23 and addressed “Dear Task Force Members.” Pence chairs the task force. The White House adamantly denied the exchange Troye described, with White House spokesperson Judd Deere saying “her assertions have no basis in reality and are flat out inaccurate."
Report: Trump disparaged US war dead as 'losers,' 'suckers'
Staffers from the National Security Council and the Secret Service told Trump that rainy weather made helicopter travel to the cemetery risky, but they could drive there. In another conversation on the trip, The Atlantic said, Trump referred to the 1,800 Marines who died in the World War I battle of Belleau Wood as suckers for getting killed. "President Trump holds the military in the highest regard. That vote shattered what few partisan loyalties bound the two men, and Trump has continued to attack McCain for that vote, even posthumously. Bush as a loser because he was shot down by the Japanese as a Navy pilot in World War II.