Candidate Donald Trump: A presidential campaign littered with lawsuits

Former President Donald Trump, his attorney Todd Blanche, right, and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. rear, arrive for Trump’s trial at Manhattan Criminal Court, Thursday, May 9, 2024, in New York. (Victor J. Blue/The Washington Post via AP, Pool) It seems when one lawsuit ends, another one begins, at least for Donald Trump; though it […]

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Trump gag order: Alina Habba says it’s ‘unconstitutional’ to make her ‘nervous’ about speaking

Alina Habba pictured during an appearance on Fox News, May, 9, 2024 (Fox News/screengrab) In recent days and over the course of Donald Trump’s criminal cases, we’ve heard a lot about concepts like unconstitutional vagueness, but unconstitutional nervousness is a new entry into the lexicon, courtesy of the former president’s lawyer turned legal spokeswoman Alina […]

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Imprisoned Peter Navarro asks court to free him, begs for 30 days of supervised release

Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro followed by demonstrators leaves the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Peter Navarro, Steve Bannon’s self-professed co-orchestrator of the bogus voter fraud strategy known as the “Green Bay Sweep,” has asked a federal judge to release him from prison and let […]

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Man convicted of smuggling marijuana worth millions through the U.S. mail: Feds

Christopher “Fats” Texidor. (Dauphin County Prison) A 36-year-old man was convicted of smuggling thousands of pounds of marijuana worth millions of dollars through the U.S. mail from a used car lot he co-owned in Pennsylvania. Christopher “Fats” Texidor was convicted of conspiracy to traffic more than 1,000 kilograms — or more than 2,200 pounds — […]

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Hush-money trial judge refuses Trump subpoena ‘fishing expedition’ into prosecutor who resigned

Mark Pomerantz (left) during a February 2023 interview on Meet the Press (NBC News/screengrab), Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) The judge in Donald Trump’s New York hush-money trial refused to allow the former president to subpoena a prosecutor who resigned from the case two years ago, criticized the Manhattan DA for dragging his feet, […]

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