Politics of the United States

Trump 'shocked' by indictment but 'ready to fight'

Donald Trump's legal team went on the offensive on Friday following his historic indictment, vowing the former president would never seek a plea deal and was ready "to fight" all charges.

The 76-year-old Trump, who is hoping to recapture the White House in 2024, chimed in with attacks on the prosecutors who brought the charges against him and even the judge expected to hear the case.

Donald Trump is being Indicted

Former US President Donald Trump will be indicted for paying a porn star just before the 2016 presidential election to buy her silence, the BBC has reported.

Details of the charges against him have not yet been released. The indictment is likely to be announced in the coming days, the New York Times reported, citing four people familiar with the matter.

US implements Security measures in Anticipation of Unrest following the Accusations against Trump

Law enforcement agencies across the US are bracing for the possibility of unrest during protests amid pending criminal charges against former President Donald Trump.

As jurors decide whether to indict Trump for paying adult film actress Stormy Daniels to hush up an affair between the two, law enforcement officials are on alert for protests that could lead to violence.

"USA to declare the end of health crisis"

In 2020, previous administration of President Donald Trump introduced a national emergency due to the coronavirus and a public health emergency, Reuters reminds.
Biden has repeatedly extended those measures.
The U.S. Office of Budget Management said in a statement that the declarations will be extended again until May 11 and then revoked.

Donald Trump to be allowed back on Facebook after 2-year ban

Facebook parent Meta said Wednesday it will restore former President Donald Trump 's personal account in the coming weeks, ending a two-year suspension it imposed in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection.

The company said in a blog post it is adding "new guardrails" to ensure there are no "repeat offenders" who violate its rules, even if they are political candidates or world leaders.