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# Trump

Last week
21st May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
Larry Donnelly: DeSantis is in, but can he really beat Trump?
Our columnist looks at the messy launch last night of Ron DeSantis’ bid for the White House.
# hush money
Trump told not to post evidence online during hush money case
Trump denies 34 counts of falsifying business records to cover up alleged hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016.
# Trump
Donald Trump faces further lawsuit by columnist E Jean Carroll over remarks on CNN
Earlier this month, a nine-person jury in the civil suit decided Trump had sexually abused Carroll at an upscale Manhattan department store in early spring 1996.
Last month
May 2023
# Trump
'Not even a former president is above the law,' accuser's lawyer tells Trump civil rape trial
Over two weeks of proceedings the court heard from E. Jean Carroll and two other women who claimed they had been sexually assaulted by Trump decades ago.
# e jean carroll
Jurors played recording of Trump describing rape accuser as ‘nut job’ and ‘mentally sick’
Writer E Jean Carroll has said the former US president raped her in a department store dressing room in 1996.
# west clare hotelier
Trump calls Biden 'an incompetent person' as he plays golf in Doonbeg
The former US president is visiting his Clare resort.
# Touch Doon
Trump says Ireland has done a good job luring US companies as he arrives at Doonbeg resort
The former president last visited his Clare resort in 2019.
# Sand Dunes
Environmental group invite Trump to attend High Court case over fencing at Doonbeg resort
A group brought proceedings against sand trap fencing allegedly constructed by the Trump International Golf Links & Hotel in West Clare during 2022.
# Aberdeen
Donald Trump breaks ground on second Scottish golf course ahead of Doonbeg visit
The new course is dedicated to his late mother, who was born on the Scottish Isle of Lewis.
April 2023
Larry Donnelly: Biden declares and Tucker Carlson leaves Fox News - it's all happening in the US
Our columnist looks at Biden announcing his bid for a second term and Tucker Carlson leaving Fox News.
# e jean carroll
Six men and three women chosen as jurors in rape case against Donald Trump
A former advice columnist has accused the ex-US president of pushing her against a wall and raping her in the 1990s.
# election 2024
Trump indictment helped raise $34 million for election campaign
Trump is seeking to return to the White House in 2024.
# Lawsuit
Trump to testify under oath in New York fraud lawsuit
The civil case accuses the former president and three of his children of lying to tax collectors, lenders and insurers for years.
# ireland trip
Trump slams Biden for visiting Ireland while 'the world is exploding'
‘You can end up in a third world war and this guy’s gonna be in Ireland,’ the former president said.
# Evacuation
White House blames Trump and massive intel failure for botched Afghanistan exit
US intelligence services admit they had failed to understand the strength of the Taliban and the weakness of the Afghan government’s forces
# Podcast
The Explainer: What does Trump being indicted mean for him and the 2024 election?
This week on The Explainer, Laura Byrne is joined by The Journal columnist and University of Galway law lecture Larry Donnelly to delve into the case.
# Trump
Trump says prosecution is 'insult to our country' in first public remarks since being charged
Hours earlier the former US president pleaded not guilty to 34 felony counts in a dramatic hearing in New York.
# Unprecedented
Trump pleads not guilty to 34 felony counts linked to Stormy Daniels hush money
Trump is the first sitting or former American president to be criminally charged.
# Trump
Donald Trump arrives in New York to surrender to hush money charges
He is the first sitting or former US president ever charged with a crime.
# Manhattan
Donald Trump ‘facing at least one felony charge' in New York indictment
Trump’s surrender will present the historic scene of a former US commander-in-chief forced to stand before a judge.
March 2023
Larry Donnelly: This indictment won’t solve the Trump conundrum
Our columnist looks at the possible outcomes as the former US president is indicted over hush money payments to Stormy Daniels.
# Trump
'Not a crime': Trump dismisses New York probe during Texas presidential campaign rally
He is bracing for possible charges over a hush-money payout just days before the 2016 election, to a porn star alleging a sexual encounter.
# hush money
Decision on whether to arrest Donald Trump pushed back as jury fails to meet
With barricades outside Trump Tower and police on high alert, New York has been holding its breath over an expected indictment for days.
# Trump
Democrats brace for unrest as Trump warns he may be arrested
In an explosive announcement yesterday, the former president said he expected to be ‘arrested’ Tuesday
# Capitol Riots
Police injured in January 6th riots could sue Trump for damages, says US justice department
America’s Department of Justice has said that a civil case for incitement to riot could be possible but have not ruled Trump criminally responsible.
This year
# deposition
Rupert Murdoch defends Fox News in $1.6 billion Trump election lie lawsuit
Vote machine maker Dominion sued Fox News in a Delaware court in March 2021 for $1.6 billion.
# Trump
Iranian general says his country is still seeking to kill Trump
The regime is reportedly still pursuing revenge on the former US President who ordered a top Iranian commander to be assassinated in 2020.
# Meta
Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram pages restored
There hasn’t been any activity on the former president’s Facebook or Instagram accounts since their reinstatement today.
# He's back
Trump to be allowed back on Facebook and Instagram, Meta confirms
Trump had been banned from the social media sites since 2021.
# trumped
Trump family business fined $1.6 million for tax fraud
The sum is the maximum penalty available for the particular offences.
Larry Donnelly: The radicals are wreaking havoc on Capitol Hill
Our columnist looks at the chaos in the US Congress as Republicans spar over the election of a speaker.
Last year
# trump taxes
Trump’s tax returns released after long fight with Congress
The Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee voted last week to release the returns.
# insurrection
January 6 panel's final report describes Trump ‘conspiracy’
It concludes an 18-month investigation into the former US president and the violent insurrection two years ago.
# tax fraud case
Trump Organisation lawyer presents ruled-out evidence in tax fraud case
The judge admonished Susan Necheles and halted arguments so she could remove any other precluded evidence.
# Trump
Donald Trump ordered to testify in defamation case brought by woman who says he raped her
The former US president faces twin allegations of rape and defamation in a case dating back to 2019.
Larry Donnelly: Brace yourselves for the return of Trump - but is he still relevant?
Our columnist looks at the return of the brash politician and asks if he can really pull off another White House win.
# Lawsuit
US writer who accused Trump of rape sues for battery and defamation
E Jean Carroll first made her claim of sexual assault against Trump in a 2019 book.
Trump poised to launch 2024 comeback bid as he makes 'very big announcement' tonight
Possible 2024 rivals are circling, chief among them the rising star governor of Florida Ron DeSantis.
# 6 january
Trump's words 'endangered' Americans before US Capitol riot, Pence says
Pence’s interview to be broadcast on ABC coincides with the release tomorrow of his memoir.
# Election
Melania Trump's former lawyer tipped to become Slovenia's first woman president
Pirc Musar was hired to protect the interests of Melania Trump during her husband’s presidency