Trump live: Former president tells Piers Morgan he ‘threatened’ Putin, as court rules against him

‘I’m a more honest man than you’: Trump storms out of Piers Morgan interview

Donald Trump has been found in contempt of proceedings brought against him by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating allegations of fraud in the Trump Organization’s real estate dealings.

The ex-president and his associates have so far refused to comply with Ms James’s demands for documents, leading a judge to impose a $ 10,000 daily fine until the records are turned over.

Meanwhile, Mr Trump’s much-trailed interview with Piers Morgan has begun with the former president insisting he deterred an invasion of Ukraine during his administration by threatening Vladimir Putin “like he’s never been threatened before”.

In advance of their conversation’s screening, Mr Morgan described Mr Trump as “pathological” in his fixation on the alleged theft of the 2020 election, a conspiracy theory for which the journalist insisted there is no evidence.

In the interview, Mr Trump takes aim at Meghan Markle and alleges that she is leading Harry “by the nose” while asserting that the Queen should strip the couple of all royal titles.

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What we learned from Piers Morgan’s interview with Trump

Ukraine, nuclear weapons and election “delusions”, writes The Independent’s Andrew Feinberg.

For nearly an hour, the two men – who first met when Morgan was a contestant on Mr Trump’s television show The Celebrity Apprentice – held forth on a variety of topics, including the war in Ukraine, Mr Trump’s relationship with former German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and why UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson intervened to block a previously scheduled conversation between them.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 22:30

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Marjorie Taylor Greene wanted Trump to declare ‘Marshall law’ on January 6

Messages show full extent of the plot to overturn the 2020 election and how to act afterward, writes Eric Garcia.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 22:10

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Watch: Trump claims Ukraine-Russia war wouldn’t have happened if 2020 election wasn’t ‘rigged’

Trump claims Ukraine-Russia war wouldn’t have happened if 2020 election wasn’t ‘rigged’

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 21:24

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Trump comments on Musk Twitter takeover:

Donald Trump claims he won’t return to Twitter even if his account is reinstated following Elon Musk’s takeover.

“I’m not going on Twitter, I’m going to stay on TRUTH,” Trump told Fox News. “I hope Elon buys Twitter because he’ll make improvements to it and he’s a good man, but I’m going to be staying on TRUTH.”

Trump said he added that he would begin “TRUTHing” over the next week, and remain there regardless of his follower count on Twitter.

“The bottom line is, no, I’m not going back to Twitter,” he said, adding: “We’re taking in millions of people, and what we’re finding is that the response on TRUTH is much better than being on Twitter ”.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 21:13

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Morgan claims Boris Johnson intervened to cancel Trump interview

Piers Morgan claimed in the first part of his Trump interview that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had intervened in an attempt to cancel an interview between the two.

Further details, however, will have to wait until tomorrow’s episode.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 20:58

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Trump stormed out of interview in ‘a stinking temper’, says Morgan

Slow rolling the drama of his interview, Piers Morgan says he won’t show the so-called storm out of Donald Trump until tomorrow’s episode of “Uncensored.”

He did preview, however, that Trump was in “a stinking temper.”

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 20:56

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Prince Harry the most ‘whipped’, says Trump

Donald Trump says Prince Harry is “whipped like no person I’ve ever seen” by Meghan Markle.

“I want to know what’s going to happen when it ends,” Trump says. “It’ll end and it’ll end badly, and I wonder if Harry’s going to go back on his hands and knees to the beautiful city of London,” he added.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 20:53

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Trump calls Pence “foolish and weak”

Donald Trump turned his back on his former vice president Mike Pence for refusing to back his fraudulent election claims

“Mike was foolish, and he was weak,” says Trump.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 20:52

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Trump claims ‘massive proof’ 2020 election was rigged

Challenged on being morally responsible for the January 6 US Capitol riot, Donald Trump maintained his unproven claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.

“I have proof, and we have massive proof,” Trump said, calling Piers Morgan a “fool” for believing it was a free and fair election.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 20:47

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Viewers slam Ricky Gervais intro to Piers Morgan’s Donald Trump interview

Piers Morgan’s new show Uncensored aired on for the first time on Talk TV today (April 25), with a special introduction from comedian Ricky Gervais.

In the surprise cameo ahead of the British broadcaster’s highly publicized Donald Trump interview, Gervais appeared briefly to wish Morgan “good luck” with his new series, which Morgan promises will “cancel cancel culture”.

In the video Gervais said: “The producers of Piers Morgan’s new show contacted me and asked me if I’d like to be a guest. I said, ‘Definitely not.’ ”

He added: “They said would you mind doing a quick video wishing him luck? I said, ‘Do I have to mean it?’ They said ‘No’. I said ‘Good luck’. ”

Amanda Whiting has the story.

Justin Vallejo25 April 2022 20:40

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