United States: Discreet like never before, Trump remains deeply influential

United States: Discreet like never before, Trump remains deeply influential
United States: Discreet like never before, Trump remains deeply influential

PostedJanuary 27, 2021 at 2:44 AM

From his luxurious residence in Florida, former President Donald continues to exercise a strong influence on the Republican Party, supporting his allies in their electoral plans while attempting to stifle, in the Senate, any desire to condemn him in his impeachment trial.

Donald Trump on September 21, 2020.

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One of Donald Trump’s faithful in Congress, the newly elected ultra-Trumpist Marjorie Taylor Greene, had issued a clear “warning” to her colleagues on the day she left the White House. “

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The vast majority of Republican voters, volunteers and donors are no longer loyal to the Republican Party and its candidates just because they have a + R + next to their name. Their loyalty now belongs to Donald J. Trump, ”she tweeted on January 20.

Even deprived of his Twitter account and the spotlight on the White House, the billionaire still dominates American news, with the formal opening, Monday evening, of his historic impeachment trial. And he occupies the minds of the Republican senators who will be responsible for judging him in February.

All weekend long, Donald Trump’s entourage has been rustling with warnings and counter-warnings, all converging on one point: the real estate mogul, shock winner of the 2016 presidential election, who has promised to return, ” one way or another, ”intends to maintain its influence. He would have circulated the idea of ​​creating a new party, the “Patriot Party”, according to the “Washington Post”. A “threat” on the conservative senators, worried to see their voters join him in this case.

But he would also have said that he did not intend to create a new party, on the contrary to deeply imprint his influence on the Grand Old Party, according to Politico. A way also to signal to those who would like to condemn him that he would encourage opponents to come forward against them during their next primary.

Senators and jurors

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The 100 American senators were sworn in on Tuesday for the doubly historic trial, which will start in full on February 9. Donald Trump is the first President of the United States to fall twice under “impeachment”, and will also be the first to be tried after leaving the White House.

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The tempestuous New Yorker is accused of instigating the murderous assault of some of his supporters on the Capitol on January 6, when Congress voted to certify the victory of Joe Biden in the presidential election that he had come, again, to deny before them.

Democrats now control the Senate by a very tiny majority, and would need 17 Republican votes to condemn it. A number that seems difficult, if not almost impossible to reach, as Joe Biden himself admitted Monday night on CNN.

Even though the violence has caused deep unease, including among Republicans, very few are supporting the trial. On Tuesday, 45 of the 50 Republican senators even defended an initiative to try to block the procedure, arguing that it is unconstitutional to judge a former president in the Senate. Among them: the powerful leader of the Republicans Mitch McConnell, who has not however ruled out condemning, in fine, Donald Trump.

For Rand Paul, this result means that the trial is “stillborn”. And if some have clearly emphasized that this vote does not prejudge their final decision at the end of the trial, it at least testifies to the still strong influence of the billionaire on his party.

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The break is in any case pronounced between Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump, two ex-allies: the senator said on Tuesday that he had not spoken to the former president since he had publicly acknowledged, in mid- December, Joe Biden’s victory. And while he had done everything, during the first trial of the 45th President of the United States, to defend his acquittal, Mitch McConnell will this time let his ranks vote “in conscience”.

“Thank you President Trump”

Rare openly critical voice among Republicans in Congress, Senator Mitt Romney defends the holding of the trial. Target of supporters of Donald Trump, he replied with a laugh when an activist had predicted that he would meet with opposition at the time of the next senatorial primary in his stronghold of Utah.

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The former president nevertheless demonstrated this weekend that he could still influence the elections, by tipping the scales so that a fervent supporter, Kelli Ward, remains at the head of the Republican party in Arizona.

Donald Trump’s seal of approval is therefore still valuable to many candidates. Like her former spokesperson Sarah Sanders, who is running for Arkansas governor in 2022 and proudly posts a billionaire’s statement on Twitter. “Thank you President Trump for your support.”

YouTube suspends monetization of Trump lawyer videos

YouTube said on Tuesday it suspended Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s lawyer, from its video monetization program for repeatedly breaking the platform’s rules on disinformation around the US elections.

YouTube confirmed to AFP that Rudy Giuliani’s channel was temporarily suspended from the “partners” program – the lawyer no longer has access to certain features and no longer receives revenue from sales of advertisements broadcast before a video does not start playing.

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