• Trump reportedly suggested launching missiles into Mexico to 'destroy the drug labs,' former defense secretary Mark Esper says

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former President Donald Trump, with former Defense Secretary Mark Esper in Norfolk, Virginia, on March 28, 2020. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images
    Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper recounted his time working with the Trump administration.
    Esper said Donald Trump proposed shooting missiles "into Mexico to destroy the drug labs."
    "No one would know it was us," Esper recounted Trump saying, per The New York Times .
    Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said former President Donald Trump suggested launching missiles into Mexico to "destroy the drug labs," The New York Times reported Friday...
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  • A New Jersey lawyer is amazed his 35-year-old personal injury case is now costing Donald Trump $10K a day

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former President Donald Trump prepares to take the stage during a rally in Perry, Ga., on Sept. 25, 2021. Ben Gray/AP
    Donald Trump will be fined $10K a day until he signs a 'Jackson affidavit-' named for a 1987 personal injury case from the Bronx.
    NJ lawyer Eugene M. Banta is shocked his old case, Jackson vs. NYC, is the precedent for Trump's fine.
    'It's just amazing to me,' he told Insider of the 35-year-old case he'd won just out of law school.
    It was 3o years ago, and the ink was barely dry on his law degree, when Eugene M. Barta argued his first-ever appellate case under the coffered...
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  • Former President Donald Trump's lawsuit against Twitter has been dismissed

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former President Donald J. Trump speaks about filing a class-action lawsuits targeting Facebook, Google and Twitter and their CEOs, escalating his long-running battle with the companies following their suspensions of his accounts, during a press conference at the Trump National Golf Club on Wednesday, July 07, 2021 in Bedminster, NJ. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images
    A judge has dismissed Donald Trump's attempts to get back on Twitter after his permanent suspension.
    Trump was suspended after the Jan. 6 riots "due to the risk of further incitement of violence."
    A judge...
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  • A Florida pension is suing to prevent a quick merger for Elon Musk's proposed $44 billion Twitter buyout

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

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    A pension fund in Florida is suing Twitter over Elon Musk's proposed buyout, reports said Friday.
    The Orlando Police Pension Fund claims Musk's financial arrangements for the deal should prevent the transaction from closing before 2025.
    Musk in April won Twitter's approval to buy the social media platform for $54.20 a share.
    A pension fund in Florida is legally challenging Elon Musk's potential $44 billion purchase of Twitter , saying his financial arrangements with other shareholders of the social media platform should prevent the deal...
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  • Elon Musk says he's had no communication with Trump 'directly or indirectly' after Truth Social's CEO claimed the former president urged Musk to buy Twitter

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk on March 9. Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
    Elon Musk disputed claims that former president Donald Trump urged him to purchase Twitter.
    The Tesla CEO said claims by Truth Social's CEO implying Trump's involvement are "false"
    "I've had no communication, directly or indirectly, with Trump, who has publicly stated that he will be exclusively on Truth Social," Musk said.
    Elon Musk is disputing claims that former president Donald Trump urged him to purchase Twitter, In a tweet Friday , the billionaire Tesla CEO said the allegations by Truth Social CEO Devin Nunes...
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