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Trump says he’s ‘proud’ of Javier Milei’s win in Argentina: Live


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Donald Trump has said he is “proud” of far-right candidate Javier Milei’s win in Argentina’s presidential election.

Mr Milei, who has been compared to Mr Trump as an outsider, celebrity figure who sought to sow doubt in the legitimacy of the election, sailed to victory in the race on Sunday.

Mr Trump took to Truth Social to celebrate his win, tweaking his Maga moniker for the South American country: “MAKE ARGENTINA GREAT AGAIN!”

This came after Mr Trump made a weekend appearance in Texas on Sunday and visited the US-Mexico border.

Greg Abbott, the state’s Republican governor, endorsed him for the White House in 2024 this past week.

Mr Trump served food to members of the National Guard and others stationed at the border for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday before delivering remarks to his supporters at a rally.

This came after a bizarre appearance in Iowa on Saturday where he resurfaced the claims about him taking “golden showers”.

Meanwhile, on Friday, a judge ruled that the former president may still appear on the 2024 primary presidential ballot in Colorado, a state judge ruled – shutting down efforts to remove the former president by invoking the 14th Amendment.

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Trump isn’t getting over Iowa governor’s endorsement for DeSantis

Earlier this month, Iowa’s Republican Governor Kim Reynolds announced that she is endorsing Ron DeSantis for president – after claiming that Donald Trump “can’t win” the 2024 election.

Ms Reynolds, who is in her second term and popular with Iowans, previously said she would stay neutral in the Republican primary race, but has appeared with Mr DeSantis multiple times since he announced his candidacy.

At an event with Mr DeSantis on 6 November, she publicly backed him, saying that the Florida governor would “reverse the madness we see every day.”

“Not only do we need to make sure we elect someone who can win and beat Joe Biden,” she said. “We need a President who has the skill and the resolve to reverse the madness that we see every single day.

Mr Trump has lashed out at Ms Reynolds ever since.

In his latest rant about the Iowa governor on Truth Social on Sunday, he branded her the “MOST UNPOPULAR GOVERNOR IN THE UNITED STATES”.

“Kim Reynolds of Iowa has gone from a popular Governor to the MOST UNPOPULAR GOVERNOR IN THE UNITED STATES, not an easy feat. Her Endorsement of Ron DeSanctimonious, who is 50 Points down to me in the Polls, has given him exactly ZERO “Bounce.”,’ he wrote.

“He is a wounded bird falling violently from the sky. I wonder what position Kim was promised in order to back someone who is sooo far down? I got Iowa “First in the Nation,” Ethanol security, and 28 Billion Dollars for our Great Farmers. I also protected Social Security and MediCare. DeSanctimonious and Birdbrain did NOTHING. MAGA!!!”

Rachel Sharp20 November 2023 11:30

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DeSantis thinks both Trump and Biden are too old to run country

Ron DeSantis has said that both Donald Trump and President Joe Biden are too old to run the country.

Speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday – one day before Mr Biden’s 81st birthday – the Florida governor and 2024 hopeful claimed that he is in the “prime of my life” while the two men are far from it.

“I just think that that’s something that has been shown with Joe Biden. Father Time is undefeated. Donald Trump is not exempt from any of that,” he said.

Mr DeSantis, 45, said that running the White House is “not a job for somebody that is pushing 80”.

His comments come as age has become a major factor among American voters gearing up for the 2024 race.

Mr Biden turned 81 on Monday while Mr Trump is 77.

Rachel Sharp20 November 2023 11:00

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Argentina’s Donald Trump – Javier Milei – wins presidential election

Far-right populist Javier Milei has won Argentina‘s presidential election following a fiercely polarised campaign where he promised to shake up the country.

He secured 55.7 per cent of the votes, beating centre-left economy minister Sergio Massa who received only 44.3 per cent, Argentina’s electoral authority said on Sunday.

The 53-year-old political newcomer had gained a rockstar-like following by raging against what he called the “political caste” on television. Among his controversial policies was a pledge to close down the country’s central bank.

“Argentina’s situation is critical,” said Mr Milei, a self-described anarcho-capitalist who has often been compared to former US president Donald Trump and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro.

The Independent’s Alisha Rahaman Sarkar has the full story:

Rachel Sharp20 November 2023 10:30

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Donald Trump reacts to Rosalynn Carter’s death

Donald Trump has released a statement on Truth Social paying tribute to former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. Read his statement in full:

Melania and I join all Americans in mourning the loss of Rosalynn Carter. She was a devoted First Lady, a great humanitarian, a champion for mental health, and a beloved wife to her husband for 77 years, President Carter.

Over a life spanning nearly a century, Rosalynn Carter earned the admiration and gratitude of our entire nation. From her days as a U.S. Navy spouse, to the Georgia Governor’s Mansion, to her tenure as First Lady of the United States, and her later work at the Carter Center and volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, she leaves behind a legacy of extraordinary accomplishment and national service.

Our prayers are with the former president, the Carter family, and the entire community of Plains, Georgia, that she loved so much!

Rachel Sharp20 November 2023 10:00

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Trump celebrates far-right candidate Javier Milei’s win in Argentina

Donald Trump has celebrated far-right candidate Javier Milei’s win in Argentina’s presidential election after he sailed to victory on Sunday.

“Congratulations to Javier Milei on a great race for President of Argentina. The whole world was watching! I am very proud of you. You will turn your Country around and truly Make Argentina Great Again!” he wrote on Truth Social.

In a follow-up post, he adopted his MAGA moniker for the South American country, writing: “MAKE ARGENTINA GREAT AGAIN!”

Mr Milei has been compared to Mr Trump as an outsider, celebrity figure who sought to sow doubt in the legitimacy of the election.

Trump posts on Truth Social

(Truth Social)

Rachel Sharp20 November 2023 09:30

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WATCH: Trump brags that Taliban leaders were ‘nice to him’ – not Biden

Rachel Sharp20 November 2023 09:07

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Megan Sheets20 November 2023 08:00

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ICYMI: Trump praises the public release of the January 6 tapes

“Congratulations to Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson for having the Courage and Fortitude to release all of the J6 Tapes, which will explicitly reveal what really happened on January 6th!” Mr Trump wrote on Truth Social on Friday. A January 6 subcommittee wrote in its 2022 final report that Mr Trump was the “central cause of” the events of the Capitol riot.

Mr Johnson announced the decision earlier on Friday, saying allowing access to the footage “will provide millions of Americans, criminal defendants, public interest organizations, and the media an ability to see for themselves what happened that day, rather than having to rely upon the interpretation of a small group of government officials.”

A number of Republicans also joined in celebrating Mr Johnson’s move.

Megan Sheets20 November 2023 06:00

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Trump leads Biden in new poll as Israel conflict fuels criticism

A new poll from NBC News this weekend shows President Joe Biden in his worst position yet — with no signs of clearer skies ahead.

The sitting president now trails his likely 2024 challenger, Donald Trump, among voters nationally; despite the ex-president’s ongoing legal escapades, Mr Biden trails his opponent 46-44.

The reason for his continued slide is clear: Americans are quickly souring on the president’s handling of US foreign policy and America’s presence on the world stage. The spiraling conflict in Israel has only served to turn America’s youngest voters, long a Democratic-leaning demographic, against the president as seven in ten voters age 18-34 disapprove of Mr Biden’s response.

His approval rating is now at 40 per cent — the lowest recorded by NBC at any point during Mr Biden’s presidency. This poll also marks the first time Mr Biden has trailed Mr Trump in an NBC survey.

Megan Sheets20 November 2023 04:00

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WATCH: Trump mocks supporter for shouting ‘we love you’

Donald Trump mocks supporter for shouting ‘we love you’

Megan Sheets20 November 2023 02:00



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