Former U.S. President Donald Trump launched a space to post online just a day before Facebook's board will review whether or not to make his ban on that platform permanent.
On Tuesday a blog called 'From the Desk of Donald J Trump' appeared on his website, where videos, messages and photos can be posted and shared to Twitter and Facebook, both places where he remains banned.
Facebook's ban came in the wake of Trump supporters storming the U.S. Capitol in January.
A source familiar with the matter said it was built by Campaign Nucleus, a company founded by a former Trump campaign manager, Brad Parscale.
Messages on the site repeat Trump’s false claim that he lost the 2020 election because of widespread voter fraud.
World leaders gathered virtually for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) during the UN’s historic 75th anniversary. Besides the fierce exchanges between the US President Donald Trump and Chinese Ambassador to the UN, Chinese President Xi Jinping made promises on fighting the climate changes in his own country. CNN’s Richard Roth reports.
Bruce Bartman has been sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to casting a vote in the name of his deceased mother in an effort to reelect then-President Donald Trump, according to court records and Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer’s office. CNN’s Jessica Schneider has the report.
Twitter Inc suspended several accounts this week that were set up to share statements from a new part of former U.S. President Donald Trump's website, saying they broke its rules against evading an account ban. Jayson Albano reports.
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon says she is feeling "extremely happy and extremely confident" that the SNP is on track for a fourth consecutive election victory. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel are among 12 countries and territories people in England can visit from May 17 without self-isolating on their return. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told a Downing Street press conference that the removal of international travel restrictions was "necessarily cautious", adding: "We must make sure the countries we reconnect with are safe." The green list also consists of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Iceland and the Faroe Islands and the Falkland Islands. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Speaking after retaining her Glasgow Southside seat in the Holyrood election, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said: "At this stage I am extremely happy that the SNP appears to be on course for a fourth consecutive election victory and to be on course to have the privilege of forming a government again." Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says that he will do "whatever is necessary" to rebuild trust in the party following its "bitterly disappointing" by-election defeat in Hartlepool. The Conservatives took the seat by 6,940 votes despite Labour holding the constituency for almost 50 years. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has visited Hartlepool after the Conservatives won the constituency from Labour in Thursday's by-election. The prime minister said the Tories' victory in the town is a mandate for the party to carry on delivering its policies to "build back better" after the pandemic. Visiting the constituency with the winning candidate Jill Mortimer, the Prime Minister told reporters: "If there is a lesson out of this whole election campaign across the whole of the UK is that the public want us to Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson discussed the Republican Party’s loyalty to former President Donald Trump, after House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy revealed his frustration with Rep. Liz Cheney who refused to back former President Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen.
It’s looking more and more like Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney will lose her House leadership role due to her willingness to criticize former President Donald Trump. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what this potential ousting means for the GOP as a Party, and who is the likely replacement.
CNN’s Erin Burnett discusses the war inside the GOP between conservatives like Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) versus former President Donald Trump, as he continues to push the lie that the 2020 election was stolen.
A so-called audit being driven by Republicans in the Arizona state Senate, perpetuating the falsehood that the 2020 election was filled with widespread voter fraud, has continued amid court hearings and questions over procedures and transparency. CNN’s Kyung Lah reports one person involved in the tally of nearly 2.1 million ballots is raising eyebrows.
Secret Service director James Murray testifies for the first time in public since the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, where he said security resources were lacking ahead of the Capitol riot. CNN’s Whitney Wild reports.