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Trump Mocks Romney After Decision Not to Run Again

GOP nemesis 'did not serve with distinction,' Truth Social post says

(Newser) - Donald Trump celebrated the upcoming departure of Sen. Mitt Romney from Congress, calling the fellow GOP politician's retirement announcement "fantastic news for America, the great state of Utah, and for the Republican Party." Trump endorsed Romney's 2012 presidential candidacy and 2018 run for Senate, but the...

Trump's Social Media Post Spurs Swift DOJ Response

Judge sets Monday deadline for defense's answer to special counsel's request for protective order on evidence

(Newser) - This story has been updated with the judge's deadline. When Donald Trump was arraigned on Thursday on felony charges that he tried to overturn results of the 2020 election, he was told he wouldn't be detained. The presiding judge warned the former president, however, that it was a...

Trump Tells Murdoch to Stick to Fraud Story

Fox Corp. chairman also urged to 'just tell the truth' if he testifies in lawsuit

(Newser) - If the Dominion Voting Machines-Fox News defamation case reaches a jury trial, media mogul Rupert Murdoch might have to take the stand. On Monday, former President Donald Trump— fresh off being deposed himself in a civil lawsuit—offered unsolicited advice on how to testify, the Hill reports, telling Murdoch to...

Report: Feds Probing 2 Payments Made to Trump Media

Insiders say two loans totaling $8M have dubious source

(Newser) - Federal prosecutors are taking a close look at two payments totaling $8 million made to Trump Media, owner of Donald Trump's Truth Social platform, sources tell the Guardian . The insiders say prosecutors who were already looking at the company ahead of a planned merger with "blank check" firm...

Twitter Disallows Links to Instagram, Other Rivals
Twitter (Briefly) Disallows
Promotion of Rivals

Twitter (Briefly) Disallows Promotion of Rivals

New policy is deleted, replaced with a poll asking users their opinion on it

(Newser) - Once again, a new Twitter policy has been swiftly rescinded. On Sunday, the platform said it would no longer let users promote accounts on rival platforms. But after what CNN describes as an "immense backlash," Twitter removed the blog post and tweet thread announcing the new policy. Instead,...

Trump Suggests Suspending the Constitution

He doubles down on election fraud claims as White House fires back at suggestion

(Newser) - When he announced his reelection campaign, Donald Trump eased up on allegations of a stolen election in his speech. The former president ramped things back up in a big way this weekend, with a series of Truth Social posts calling for the suspension of the Constitution.
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Google Says Truth Social Is Still Barred From Play Store
Google Approves
Truth Social for Play Store

Google Approves Truth Social for Play Store

Move was delayed for months over content moderation concerns

(Newser) - Update: More than six months after the launch, Google has approved Donald Trump's Truth Social platform for its Play Store. The move will make it much easier for Android users, who make up almost half of US smartphone users, to download the app. Google says apps in the Play...

Trump Says McConnell Has 'Death Wish,' Insults His Wife

Former president uses racial slur against Elaine Chao in social media post

(Newser) - The longtime Donald Trump-Mitch McConnell feud reached new levels on Friday after a social media post by the former president. Per CNN , a stopgap funding bill to prevent a government shutdown, with funds also allocated for aid to Ukraine and disaster relief, passed the Senate and House on Thursday and...

Troubles Add Up for Truth Social
Snags, Bills
Add Up for
Truth Social
the rundown

Snags, Bills Add Up for Truth Social

Partner appears wary of merging with Trump's site

(Newser) - Truth Social, the social media website launched by former President Donald Trump, is up against a series of unsolved issues that could be serious enough to be giving the company that agreed to merge with it cold feet. The issues include:

Newsom Joins Truth Social to Counter 'Republican Lies'

'This could get…interesting,' governor says

(Newser) - California Gov. Gavin Newsom is taking his message to the people who might be the least interested—the users of former President Trump's Truth Social network. In a tweet Thursday, the Democratic governor said he had joined Truth Social to call out "Republican lies," Deadline reports. "...

Trump Returns to Social Media: 'I'M BACK'

Former president posts to Truth Social, not Twitter

(Newser) - Donald Trump returned to the world of social media on Thursday via a post to his own Truth Social platform. "I’M BACK! #COVFEFE," Trump wrote in the post, which was accompanied by an image of him in front of his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, reports Fox News...

Reports: Execs Abandoning Trump's Truth Social App

Reuters says chief technology officer has joined the exodus from project

(Newser) - Another big setback for Donald Trump's troubled Truth Social app: Sources tell Reuters that two senior execs, including one considered the "brains" behind the technology, have resigned from the venture. Chief technology officer Josh Adams and product development chief Billy Boozer have quit, and if "Josh has...

Trump's Social Media Return Is a Big Step Closer

His Truth Social app can now be downloaded in the Apple store

(Newser) - Former President Trump has been exiled from social media for a while now, but Reuters reports that his return is upon us. The app for Truth Social , part of his new media company, is now available for download in the Apple App Store. The development comes on Presidents' Day. The...

Nunes Leaving House to Work for Trump

Former president hires a defender to run his new social media enterprise

(Newser) - Rep. Devin Nunes had his eye on the chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee—assuming Republicans win the House next year. Instead, he's resigning from office to become chief executive officer of the Trump Media and Technology Group, per NBC . "Congressman Devin Nunes is a fighter and...

Hackers Invade New Trump Site Almost Immediately

Truth Social platform bombarded with fake accounts, pics of defecating pigs

(Newser) - Donald Trump created Truth Social to "stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech," but the former president's new social media platform doesn't have the legs yet to stand up to hackers. Just a couple of hours after Trump on Wednesday introduced Truth Social and its...

Donald Trump's Social Media Platform Is Coming
Donald Trump's
Social Media Platform

Introducing Donald Trump's Social Media Platform

TRUTH Social is coming next month

(Newser) - Former President Trump's long-promised social media platform will be here soon. Trump announced the forthcoming launch of TRUTH Social in a press release Wednesday, saying the site's parent company, the newly created Trump Media & Technology Group, aims to "create a rival to the liberal media consortium...

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