Opinion: How ‘Teflon Don’ could use an indictment to his advantage

Editor’s Note: Julian Zelizer, a CNN political analyst, is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author and editor of 25 books, including the New York Times best-seller, “Myth America: Historians Take on the Biggest Lies and Legends About Our Past” (Basic Books). Follow him on Twitter @julianzelizer. The … Read more

Jimmy Fallon Has Perfect Analogy For Donald Trump ‘Indictment Watch’

“The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon on Friday joked about the current non-indictment of Donald Trump, despite the former president’s claims. Trump last weekend suggested he’d be arrested Tuesday following the Manhattan district attorney’s office investigation into hush money payment to porn actor Stormy Daniels. But he remains uncharged. “It’s day four of ‘Trump Indictment … Read more

Trump’s possible indictment won’t undercut his election campaign — report

Donald Trump announces his return on Facebook

A representative of former US president Donald Trump has said his possible indictment won’t deter his election campaign, ABC television reported on Friday, Trend reports citing TASS. “This is the new normal,” Trump campaign spokesperson Steven Cheung told the television channel. Dealing with these types of news cycles, you learn to get good at it. … Read more

Would Trump indictment help or hurt former president’s 2024 bid to win back White House?

Prosecuting Trump will backfire on Dems politically: Davis

Former President Donald Trump would make history again if he became the first president to be indicted in a criminal case. While an indictment for any alleged crime — and whatever arrest or court hearings accompany it — may sound like a death knell for a politician on the ballot, Trump is far from a … Read more

Trump and his advisers await potential indictment in hush money case

CNN  —  Behind the gilded doors of Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald Trump and his advisers are preparing for several different potential scenarios related to a possible indictment from the Manhattan grand jury probing a hush money scheme. Already a 2024 candidate for the White House, Trump has both celebrated how an indictment would help him … Read more

Republicans Are Convinced An Indictment Would Help Donald Trump

WASHINGTON ― No former president has ever been indicted before in U.S. history, but the prospect of Donald Trump being the first elicited little, if any, alarm among members of his party on Capitol Hill. Asked about the front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination potentially facing jail time in New York over his role in … Read more

Donald Trump has urged his supporters to rally ahead of possible indictment

Former US President Donald Trump said he expects to be “arrested” on Tuesday over hush money allegedly paid to a porn star before the 2016 election, calling on his supporters to protest. Citing a “leak” from the Manhattan district attorney’s office, Trump wrote on his Truth Social platform on Saturday morning: “Leading Republican candidate & … Read more

Kevin McCarthy Says A Possible Trump Indictment Would Be Politically Motivated

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday said a possible indictment of former President Donald Trump over his role in hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels would be politically motivated. A grand jury convened by the Manhattan district attorney could vote on whether to indict Trump as early as this week, according to … Read more

Stop Overthinking It: An Indictment Would Be Bad For Trump

It is not irrational speculation. Americans have a history of sticking with flamboyant politicians with more than a passing relationship with the criminal justice system, from Marion Barry in Washington, D.C., to Edwin Edwards in Louisiana. Trump is a character from a similar mold, with an even tighter grip on his followers that verges at … Read more