5/27/2022

MEDIA/TRUMP BUSINESS/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former President Donald Trump appears intent to launch a subscription streaming video service, even as his company’s flagship product Truth Social has thus far failed to take off. Trump Media and Technology Group, led by CEO Devin Nunes, is actively beginning to build out the streaming service, and securities filing Friday details […]

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2/22/2022

SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP BUSINESS/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: [Donald Trump’s] “long-promised social network, Truth Social, has been almost entirely inaccessible in the first days of its grand debut because of technical glitches, a 13-hour outage and a 300,000-person waitlist… [E]arly glimpses at Truth Social suggest its offerings are almost identical to what Twitter and other sites have offered for […]

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9/27/2021

2020 ELECTION/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former President Donald Trump has suggested he could be inexplicably reinstated as president due to ‘tremendous voter fraud.’ In remarks to conservative media network Real America’s Voice, Trump seemingly indicated that baseless conspiracy theories that claim he will quickly regain the presidency if it were a possibility… ‘Well we’re going to see,’ […]

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8/13/2021

AFGHANISTAN/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Tragic mess in Afghanistan, a completely open and broken Border, Crime at record levels, oil prices through the roof, inflation rising, and taken advantage of by the entire world—DO YOU MISS ME YET?” -Donald Trump via Darragh Roche, “Donald Trump Calls Afghanistan ‘Tragic Mess’ and Asks ‘Do You Miss Me Yet?,’” newsweek.com, August […]

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8/3/2021

2020 ELECTION/CAMPAIGN FINANCE/PAC/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Six months since leaving office, former President Donald Trump is sitting on a $102 million war chest… A review of election filings from Make America Great Again PAC, Save America PAC, and the Save America Joint Fundraising Committee show that not a single penny was transferred or contributed from those Trump-affiliated […]

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6/11/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “I turned down two book deals, from the most unlikely of publishers, in that I do not want to do such a deal right now. I’m writing like crazy anyway, however, and when the time comes, you’ll see the book of all books. Actually, I’ve been working on a much more important project […]

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6/3/2021

2020 ELECTION/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Two days ago, the New York Times’s Maggie Haberman reported that Donald Trump ‘has been telling a number of people he’s in contact with that he expects he will get reinstated by August.’… I can attest, from speaking to an array of different sources, that Donald Trump does indeed believe quite genuinely […]

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6/2/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY/SOCIAL MEDIA: “Former President Donald Trump’s blog — a webpage where he shared statements after larger social media companies banned him from their platforms — has been permanently shut down, his spokesman said Wednesday. The page ‘From the Desk of Donald J. Trump’ has been scrubbed from Trump’s website after going live less than […]

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5/24/2021

SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “We have not yet launched our own social media ‘platform,’ but even the very basic site we have to post our statements has received 36.7 million views over the past month alone, and we’re getting more traffic to our website now than in 2020, an Election year! This number would be even […]

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5/4/2021

SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former President Trump on Tuesday [May 4, 2021] launched a communications platform, which will eventually give him the ability to communicate directly with his followers, after months of being banned from sites like Twitter and Facebook. The platform, “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump” appears on www.DonaldJTrump.com/desk… The space allows Trump […]

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4/28/2021

2024 ELECTION/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed that his face would be added to Mount Rushmore if he were a Democrat… ‘I know, I know — yeah, I would have,’ Trump told host Dan Bongino during a podcast discussion published Wednesday, agreeing with Bongino’s suggestion that Trump would have been added to […]

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4/22/2021

NBA/RACISM/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “LeBron James should focus on basketball rather than presiding over the destruction of the NBA, which has just recorded the lowest television RATINGS, by far, in the long and distinguished history of the League. His RACIST rants are divisive, nasty, insulting, and demeaning. He may be a great basketball player, but he is […]

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4/19/2021

AFGHANISTAN/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed support for pulling U.S. military forces out of Afghanistan, calling a withdrawal ‘wonderful and positive,’ but pushed back on President Biden’s September 11 deadline for leaving the country. ‘I made early withdraw possible by already pulling much of our billions of dollars and equipment out and, […]

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4/19/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: [Sean Hannity: “What do you miss most about being in the White House?”] “I miss the most… helping people, because I can directly help people. That’s why I did it. This has been a very traumatic— I had a great life, great company, great business, no problems. And now all I do is, […]

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4/4/2021

2020 ELECTION/HOLIDAY/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: ​“Happy Easter to ALL, including the Radical Left CRAZIES who rigged our Presidential Election, and want to destroy our Country!” -Donald Trump via Mark Moore, “Donald Trump sends out Easter wishes – and swipes ‘Radical Left CRAZIES,’” nypost.com, Apr. 4, 2021 […]

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4/2/2021

BUSINESS/SPORTS/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY/VOTING: “Baseball is already losing tremendous numbers of fans, and now they leave Atlanta with their All-Star Game because they are afraid of the Radical Left Democrats who do not want voter I.D., which is desperately needed, to have anything to do with our elections. Boycott baseball and all of the woke companies that are […]

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3/31/2021

SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Facebook removed a video featuring former President Donald Trump, a company spokesperson confirmed to NBC News on Wednesday, citing the former president’s indefinite suspension from the platform. The removal tests just how far Facebook is willing to interpret its suspension, which followed the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The […]

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3/29/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former President Trump and former first lady Melania Trump have launched a website meant to allow supporters to request their participation in events, submit letters and ask for personalized greetings… The website itself, 45office.com, is relatively small as of its launch and contains a page summarizing the Trumps’ time in the White House […]

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3/29/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Jon Arrigo and Megan Noderer were married on Saturday [Mar. 27, 2021] at Mar-A-Lago and were surprised with a speech from former President Donald Trump, TMZ reported… Trump went on to talk about the border (‘The border’s not good’) and the number of votes he won in the election (‘We did get 75 […]

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3/22/2021

SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Trump senior advisor Jason Miller told Fox News that Trump is reviewing proposals to launch a social media endeavor of his own. ‘I do think that we’re going to see President Trump returning to social media in probably about two or three months here, with his own platform,’ said Miller… A possible […]

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3/16/2021

CORONAVIRUS/VACCINES/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday [Mar. 16, 2021] urged supporters to get their coronavirus vaccines, extolling it as a ‘great’ and ‘safe’ vaccine and noting that many of his followers are reluctant to be inoculated. Asked by Fox News host Maria Bartiromo during a phone interview if he would recommend a vaccine, […]

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3/9/2021

GOP/TRUMP-POST-PRESIDENCY: “Trump sent an email to his supporters [on Mar. 8, 2021] telling them to ensure that their political donations go to the political action committee (PAC) directly controlled by him instead of organizations that may support Republicans who are critical of the former president. ‘No more money for RINOS. They do nothing but hurt […]

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3/6/2021

GOP/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Former president Donald Trump has sent a cease-and-desist letter to at least three Republican organizations demanding they stop using his name and likeness to fundraise, two Trump advisers confirmed Saturday. The letter, which was first reported by Politico, was sent to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the National […]

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3/5/2021

KARL ROVE/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Donald Trump issued a lengthy rant about veteran Republican Karl Rove after the strategist criticised him. Mr Rove wrote about the ‘muted enthusiasm’ for the ex-president in the Wall Street Journal after only 68 per cent of his supporters at CPAC said they wanted him to run again in 2024. Now Mr […]

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3/4/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “31 million people listened to my CPAC speech online, and it had among the largest television audience of the week, even though it was on cable at 4pm on Sunday afternoon.” -Donald Trump, “Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States of America,” donaldjtrump.com, Mar. 4, 2021 […]

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2/28/2021

2024 ELECTION/PAC/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “If you want to help us take back the future of our country, go to DonaldJTrump.com. I don’t do this. I’ve never done this, but it’s time that we have to put forces together, because these people with their big tech and their fake news media right back there, okay?… There’s only […]

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2/25/2021

PAC/TRUMP-POST PRESIDENCY: “Former President Donald Trump told political advisers Thursday [Feb. 25, 2021] that he’s chosen longtime ally Corey Lewandowski to run a yet-to-be-formed super PAC as part of his expanding post-presidential political apparatus… Trump has told advisers that he’s eager to engage in the 2022 midterm elections, including to exact revenge against the House […]

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2/19/2021

2020 ELECTION/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “In the first television interviews of his post-presidency, Donald Trump repeated his false claims that the election was stolen from him 10 times… Trump emerged this week for interviews with Fox News Channel, Newsmax and One America News Network tied to the death of Rush Limbaugh… He brought up the election grievances […]

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2/17/2021

2024 ELECTION/POLLS/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: [Greg Kelly: “It’s a no brainer, you’re going to run for president in 2024, right?”] “I won’t say yet, but we have tremendous support. And I’m looking at poll numbers that are through the roof. You saw what happened yesterday, we went up. I’m the only guy who gets impeached and my […]

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2/17/2021

2024 ELECTION/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Donald Trump wouldn’t say Wednesday [Feb. 17, 2021] whether he will run for president again in 2024, but did tout his lingering support among Republicans in the wake of last week’s Senate impeachment trial. ‘Too early to say – but I see a lot of great polls out there,’ Trump said during […]

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2/13/2021

IMPEACHMENT/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: ”Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement to Make America Great Again has only just begun. In the months ahead I have much to share with you, and I look forward to continuing our incredible journey together to achieve American greatness for all of our people. There has never been anything like it! We […]

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2/12/2021

POLLS/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “The CNBC All-America Economic Survey shows 54% of Americans want Trump ‘to remove himself from politics entirely.’ That was the sentiment of 81% of Democrats and 47% of Independents, but only 26% of Republicans. When it comes to Republicans, 74% want him to stay active in some way, including 48% who want him […]

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2/9/2021

SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “While the U.S. Senate began its second impeachment trial of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday [Feb. 9, 2021], local lawmakers in the town of Palm Beach, Fla., also gathered to consider the former president’s fate – specifically, whether to let him live full-time at his sprawling private club, Mar-a-Lago. In […]

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2/7/2021

MEDIA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Donald Trump, who resigned from SAG-AFTRA on Thursday [Feb. 4, 2021] while facing almost certain expulsion from the union, has now been banned from ever rejoining. The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting via Zoom videoconference Saturday [Feb. 6, 2021], passed a resolution preemptively denying any potential re-admission applications by him. The resolution cites the […]

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2/5/2021

JOE BIDEN/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “President Biden said on Friday [Feb. 5, 2021] that he would bar his predecessor, Donald J. Trump, from receiving intelligence briefings traditionally given to former presidents, saying that Mr. Trump could not be trusted because of his ‘erratic behavior’ even before the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The move was the […]

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1/25/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Making good on a promise that he would return in some capacity after leaving office, former president Donald Trump set up an official post-presidency office in Palm Beach County on Monday [Jan. 25, 2021]. He’s calling it ‘The Office of the Former President,’ and it will manage his correspondence, public statements, appearances, and […]

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1/20/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “I will always fight for you. I will be watching. I will be listening. And I will tell you that the future of this country has never been better. I wish the new administration great luck and great success. I think they’ll have great success. They have the foundation to do something really […]

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1/20/2021

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday [Jan. 20, 2021] but also hinted about a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter divisions in the country he led for four years. ‘So just a goodbye. We love you,’ Trump told supporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland […]

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1/18/2021

FLORIDA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Several large moving trucks arrived at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club on Palm Beach Monday morning [Jan. 18, 2021], sparking speculation that he’ll move to South Florida once he leaves office… Trump changed his residency to Palm Beach in 2019, using the Mar-a-Lago address. However, he hasn’t officially confirmed if he’ll move to […]

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1/8/2021

2020 ELECTION/BIDEN-HARRIS ADMIN/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “President Trump said Friday he ‘will not be going’ to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an extraordinary move that will make him the first to skip the inaugural ceremony of his successor since 1869… Trump will be the fourth president to not attend his successor’s Inauguration Day. Former presidents […]

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12/22/2020

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY/TWITTER: “Mr. Trump is currently able to tweet with less risk, compared with private citizens, of having tweets taken down or his account suspended. Mr. Trump’s Twitter account, which has more than 88 million followers, will no longer receive special privileges when he becomes a private citizen, Twitter spokesman Nick Pacilio said. The loss […]

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12/17/2020

FLORIDA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Neighbors of Donald Trump’s infamous Mar-a-Lago golf club in Palm Beach, Florida are warning the president that he cannot live at the club after he leaves the White House, following an agreement he made with the town in 1993… The agreement says that Trump cannot live at the club for more than three […]

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11/18/2020

TWITTER/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Twitter has at various times acknowledged that Donald Trump isn’t bound by the same rules that govern the rest of us. This executive privilege has allowed him to continue posting comments that could have long ago gotten any normal person banned from the platform… At yesterday’s Congressional hearing [Nov. 17, 2020], Twitter head […]

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11/17/2020

MEDIA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “Newsmax founder and CEO Christopher Ruddy on Tuesday [Nov. 17, 2020] sought to quell speculation that the conservative television news channel and website would become a Trump-branded network after President Donald Trump departs the White House, telling CNBC that too much was being made of their personal relationship… While Ruddy said Newsmax is […]

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11/12/2020

TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “President Trump faces a host of legal issues after he leaves the White House, including a criminal investigation in Manhattan, a New York state attorney general civil probe into alleged fraud and multiple lawsuits. After he leaves office in January, Mr. Trump will no longer have the legal protections of the presidency, including […]

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