Nikki Haley stars in Saturday Night Live skit reverse ‘Donald Trump’
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley has created a billboard attacking the ages of her presidential rivals, Former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden.
The billboard was noticed in Ms Haley’s residence state of South Carolina this week. Mr Trump is at the moment set to beat Ms Haley within the election major election at the top of the month.
The video is a part of Ms Haley’s marketing campaign sequence referred to as “Grumpy Old Men,” based on The Hill. Ms Haley has beforehand questioned Mr Trump’s psychological competency after he confused her with Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
“We can’t have someone else that we question whether they’re mentally fit to do it,” she mentioned after Mr Trump made the remarks.
In an advert that ran in December, Haley was blunt about her opinions relating to Biden’s age: “I’ll just say it: Biden’s too old”. The subsequent major elections are in South Carolina on 24 February and Michigan on 27 February.
Kamala Harris launches into fiery defence of Biden as she slams ‘integrity’ of particular counsel
Ms Harris was talking within the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at an occasion hosted by the White House’s gun violence prevention workplace when she addressed the matter of Mr Hur’s report, which critics have assailed as together with gratuitous assaults on the president even because it introduced that he is not going to face any legal expenses stemming from the invention of labeled paperwork at his Delaware residence.
She mentioned she has been “privileged and proud to serve as vice president of the United States” underneath Mr Biden, and mentioned Mr Hur’s remarks on Mr Biden’s age and reminiscence had been “gratuitous, inaccurate, and inappropriate”.
Ms Harris additionally famous that the interview with Mr Biden which figured prominently in Mr Hur’s report befell simply after the 7 October Hamas assaults on Israel.
“It was an intense moment for the commander-in-chief of the United States of America. And I was in almost every meeting with the president in the hours and days that followed. Countless hours with the secretary of defense, the secretary of state, the heads of our intelligence community, and the president was in front of it and on top of it all, asking questions and requiring that America’s military and intelligence community and diplomatic community would figure out and know how many people were dead, how many are Americans, how many hostages,” she mentioned.
“He was in front of it all, coordinating and directing leaders in charge of America’s national security, not to mention our allies around the globe.”
Ms Harris added that “the way that the presidents demeanour” had been characterised by Mr Hur “could not be more wrong on the facts”.
“Clearly, it was politically motivated and gratuitous,” she mentioned. “I will say that when it comes to the role and responsibility of a prosecutor in a situation like that, we should expect there would be a higher level of integrity and than what we saw.”
Andrew Feinberg11 February 2024 00:00
Nikki Haley pokes enjoyable at Mr Trump’s age in new advert
Ms Haley has poked enjoyable at Mr Trump’s age in a brand new marketing campaign advert by which she rented a billboard to criticize his age. The video is part of the previous UN ambassador’s “Grumpy Old Men” sequence, which is a part of her marketing campaign.
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Michelle Del Rey10 February 2024 23:13
Biden launches process pressure to forestall future labeled doc mishaps
President Joe Biden will quickly identify a high-level process pressure to advocate procedures that may stop labeled supplies from being mishandled or inadvertantly misplaced throughout presidential transitions sooner or later, White House spokesperson Ian Sams mentioned on Friday.
Mr Sams, who serves as a spokesperson for the White House Counsel’s Office, was addressing reporters at the each day White House press briefing following the discharge of a report from Special Counsel Robert Hur by which Mr Hur, a Republican who served within the Trump administration, assailed Mr Biden’s reminiscence whereas declining to cost him with any crime stemming from the invention of labeled supplies at his Wilmington, Delaware residence.
He advised reporters that the National Archives has discovered that the misfiling of labeled supplies throughout transitions has been a typical incidence which Mr Biden believes must be mounted.
“What we’re going to do is the President’s going to appoint a task force to review how transitions look at classified material to ensure that there are better processes in place so that when … staffs around the building are roughly packing up boxes to try to get out during a transition … at the same time … they’re still governing and doing matters of state,” he mentioned.
He added that the duty pressure would “try to make recommendations” to forestall such issues from occurring, and mentioned it could be led by a “senior government leader”.
Mr Hur’s report acknowledged that Mr Biden had, in his estimation, “wilfully” stored labeled notebooks containing handwritten diaries he’d taken throughout his time as vice chairman, however he didn’t advocate that Mr Biden face legal expenses, citing what he described as vital “mitigating factors” which led him to state that expenses weren’t warranted and wouldn’t have been warranted even when Mr Biden weren’t president and barred from being prosecuted by Department of Justice coverage.
Andrew Feinberg10 February 2024 21:00
Kamala Harris tears into Biden particular counsel report
The report from Robert Hur, the previous Maryland U.S. Attorney, questioned the President’s potential to recollect key moments and details.
The Vice-President mentioned the report and the feedback made in regards to the President’s age and reminiscence had been “gratuitous, inaccurate, and inappropriate.”
Ms Harris remarked on her personal expertise as a prosecutor when discussing the report and referred to as it “clearly politically motivated.”
“And so, I will say that when it comes to the role and responsibility of a prosecutor in a situation like that, we should expect that there would be a higher level of integrity than what we saw,” she added.
Kamala Harris tears into Biden particular counsel report
Rhys Jones10 February 2024 18:00
VIDEO: Donald Trump wins Nevada’s Republican caucus
Donald Trump wins Nevada’s Republican caucus
Gustaf Kilander10 February 2024 16:00
Who is working for president in 2024? Meet the candidates
With lower than 9 months remaining till US voters resolve who will function president of the United States from January 2025 to January 2029, quite a lot of outspoken Republicans have already fallen by the wayside within the hunt for the GOP presidential nomination, whereas at least two Democrats have challenged President Joe Biden in a Democratic major.
Andrew Feinberg, Ariana Baio10 February 2024 14:00
Democrats share Mike Johnson’s Iran-Israel gaffe in bid to take warmth off Biden
Following the discharge of Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on Thursday – which claimed Mr Biden’s reminiscence was “significantly limited” – Democratic lawmakers pointed to House Speaker Mike Johnson’s personal gaffe, the place he confused Iran with Israel final week.
“Let me be clear… we passed the support for Iran many months ago. Immediately after I became Speaker we set the necessary resources there,” Mr Johnson mentioned whereas showing stay on Meet the Press final week, referring to an help package deal handed by Congress for Israel.
Democrats and commentators rapidly took to X to level out the House speaker’s gaffe, accusing Republicans of hypocrisy and double requirements.
“Speaker Johnson must resign. I’m worried about his memory. How can he lead the Congress?” Rep Eric Swalwell wrote.
“Oh the Irony about bad memory. Let me help him out. Iran: Bad Israel: Good,” congressman Jared Moskowitz added.
“If you are calling out Biden for referring to Egypt as Mexico but didn’t have a problem with Trump calling Nikki Haley Nancy Pelosi, then you are disingenuous,” social media commentator Brian Krassenstein chimed in.
Martha McHardy10 February 2024 11:00
Trump referred to as January 6 lovely. His lawyer referred to as it ‘criminal’
Was the assault on the US Capitol on January 6 – mounted by a mob by the previous president’s supporters, fuelled by his ongoing election lies and his name to “fight like hell” on his behalf – an act of revolt, and was then-president Trump accountable?
The former president has flatly rejected the phrase and downplayed the assault as he paints himself as a sufferer of political persecution. In entrance of the Supreme Court, one among his legal professionals rejected the time period. But he referred to as it “criminal”.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment holds that “no person” who swore an oath to uphold the Constitution can maintain any workplace, “civil or military, under the United States,” in the event that they “engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same”.
Last 12 months, a Colorado choose decided that Mr Trump not solely “engaged” with revolt, he additionally “acted with the specific intent to incite political violence and direct it at the Capitol with the purpose of disrupting the electoral certification”.
Colorado’s Supreme Court later affirmed that his actions “constituted overt, voluntary, and direct participation in the insurrection,” rendering him ineligible for workplace underneath the scope of the 14th Amendment.
On Thursday, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson pressed the previous president’s legal professional for his “position” on the occasions of that day.
January 6 was a “riot,” based on legal professional Jonathan Mitchell. An revolt, he mentioned, “needs to be an organised, concerted effort” to overthrow the federal government.
“A chaotic effort to overthrow the government is not an insurrection?” Justice Jackson fired again.
Alex Woodward10 February 2024 08:00
Who is Jonathan Mitchell? The conservative lawyer arguing for Trump at Supreme Court
Mr Mitchell, 47, is a legislation professor, authorized theorist and the previous solicitor normal of Texas recognized for locating loopholes to aggressively litigate in favour of his shoppers – typically with conservative agendas.
But Mr Mitchell is most well-known for serving to develop Texas’s strict anti-abortion legislation, SB 8. Specifically, he devised the “novel enforcement mechanism” that allows personal residents to deliver personal lawsuits towards those that violate the statute slightly than towards authorities officers.
In December, the Colorado Supreme Court eliminated Mr Trump from its major poll as a consequence of his alleged involvement within the January 6 assault on the Capitol.
On 8 February, the Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments within the case of Trump v Anderson.
Ariana Baio10 February 2024 05:00
Donald Trump wins uncontested Nevada caucuses after Nikki Haley is crushed by ‘no one’
The former president was going to finish the night with greater than 90 per cent of the vote, his highest margin of victory by far, because of his lone aggressive rival Nikki Haley selecting to take part in a state-sanctioned major on Tuesday which didn’t award any delegates. As a consequence, Mr Trump will go away the state with 26 extra delegates so as to add to his complete as he builds up his support for the Republican National Convention this summer season.
Mr Trump’s lone challenger Thursday night in Nevada was Ryan Binkley, a Texas-based preacher who’s working on a conservative Christian-centric message. He was sitting at simply 9 votes when the race was referred to as simply after 8.00 pm native time.
The former president is now headed, like his solely remaining actual challenger, to South Carolina. The Palmetto State is ready to be a showdown between Mr Trump and his onetime UN ambassador, who’s determined for an actual victory towards her opponent as she seeks to persuade Republicans that the 2024 major isn’t over. A defeat in her residence state will surely make that argument lots tougher to make.
Nevada’s break up caucus-and-primary system in 2024 happened as the results of a battle between the state’s Republicans and Democrats over whether or not to shift the state away from a caucus system. The state legislature handed a legislation doing so which was signed by the governor, however after a court docket battle the Republicans determined to carry their very own unsanctioned caucus and award the state’s delegates to the RNC to the victor of that contest.
Ms Haley declined to take part, calling the method “rigged” in Mr Trump’s favour. It additionally was a strategic selection, because the Haley marketing campaign sees her residence state and the states which make up the following contests on Super Tuesday, 5 March, as friendlier territory.
She continues to make the argument that Mr Trump’s vital authorized points can be overburdensome and render him unelectable and at a monetary drawback to the incumbent president within the fall. But Republican voters have but to sign that they agree and even care about these issues, and have delivered Mr Trump victories in each nominating contest thus far. On Tuesday, Ms Haley even misplaced to “none of these candidates” within the Nevada state-sanctioned major the place Donald Trump was not on the poll.
Her marketing campaign did handle to tug out a suprisingly aggressive exhibiting in New Hampshire, the second nominating contest, however even within the Granite State failed to return inside 10 factors of the frontrunner.
South Carolina’s Republicans will head to the polls on 24 February.
John Bowden10 February 2024 03:00