cloudy.png
Thursday October 29th, 2020 3:27PM

The Latest: Trump again threatens to get involved in DOJ

By The Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

8:10 p.m.

President Donald Trump is once again threatening to intervene in the Justice Department if it fails to take the actions he's demanding.

Trump told thousands of supporters at a rally in Evansville, Indiana, on Thursday night that the leaders of the Justice Department and FBI "have to start doing their job and doing it right" because "people are angry."

He says if they don't, he "will get involved and I'll get in there if I have to."

Trump has a long-standing feud with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and has called on him to investigate former rival Hillary Clinton and others.

Some of the issues he's raised have either already been examined or are being investigated.

Trump has repeatedly threatened the Justice Department's traditional independence.

___

7:50 p.m.

President Donald Trump is giving Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun a boost as he campaigns by his side in Indiana.

Trump told a rally crowd of thousands in Evansville on Thursday that Braun is going to be a "truly great" senator.

"A vote for Mike Braun," he tells the crowd, is a vote "to Make America Great Again."

Braun is facing off with Democrat Joe Donnelly in what is viewed as one of the nation's most competitive Senate races.

Both candidates have stressed their ties to Trump, but Trump and Braun argue that Donnelly is not genuine.

Braun says Trump "needs a true ally" and "not somebody that says something when you're in Indiana and does something differently when you're in D.C."

Trump is predicting a win for Braun, telling the crowd, "We need the votes."

___

5:25 p.m.

President Donald Trump has arrived in Indiana, where he will rally Republicans on behalf of Senate candidate Mike Braun.

Braun is seeking to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly in what is viewed as one of the nation's most competitive Senate races.

Trump tweeted his support for the businessman earlier Thursday, saying he "is strong on Crime & Borders, the 2nd Amendment, and loves our Military & Vets."

Trump plans to spend more than 40 days on the campaign trail between the beginning of August and the Nov. 6 midterms as he hopes to best his predecessors' travel schedules. Before the rally, campaign manager Brad Parscale touted the "sellout crowd" expected.

___

11:40 a.m.

President Donald Trump is making a midterm election push in Indiana on Thursday as Republicans seek to unseat vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly.

Trump will hold a rally in Evansville, Indiana, on Thursday evening. Donnelly faces wealthy Republican businessman Mike Braun in what is viewed as one of the nation's most competitive Senate races.

The president tweeted Thursday that Braun is "a very successful businessman," adding that he "is strong on Crime & Borders, the 2nd Amendment, and loves our Military & Vets."

Trump plans to spend more than 40 days out campaigning between the beginning of August and the Nov. 6 midterms. Campaign manager Brad Parscale says in a statement that Trump "will fight harder than any candidate on the ballot over the next 67 days to get out the vote."

  • Associated Categories: Associated Press (AP), AP Online Headlines - Washington, AP Online Congress News, AP Elections, General Presidential Election News, General Senate Election News, AP Elections - Campaigns
© Copyright 2020 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Judge denies Alex Jones effort to dismiss Sandy Hook lawsuit
A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by families of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax
9:26PM ( 9 minutes ago )
At least 4 killed in head-on bus crash in New Mexico
Authorities say at least four people were killed and others were seriously injured in a head-on crash involving a commercial passenger bus and a semi-truck along Interstate 40 in New Mexico, near the Arizona border
9:25PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Man charged with making death threats over Trump editorials
A California man has been charged with threatening to kill Boston Globe employees over the newspaper's coordinated series of editorials condemning President Donald Trump's suggestion that journalists are the enemy
9:15PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
The Latest: Trump says Braun will be a 'truly great' senator
President Donald Trump is giving Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun a boost as he campaigns by his side in Indiana
8:50PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Trump cancels pay raise due to federal workers in January
Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees set to take effect in January, citing budget.
8:44PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Trump allies fret over West Wing vacancies as threats loom
President Donald Trump's aides and allies are increasingly convinced that the West Wing is wholly unprepared to handle the expected assault from Democrats if they win the House in November
8:42PM ( 54 minutes ago )
AP Online Headlines - Washington
Trump cancels pay raise federal workers were due in January
Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees set to take effect in January, citing budget.
4:17PM ( 5 hours ago )
Government accuses Harvard of 'outright racial balancing'
It's the Trump administration's latest push to end the use of race in college admissions. It's accusing Harvard of "engaging in outright racial balancing" and siding with Asian-American students who allege the school discriminated against them.
3:47PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: Pence honors McCain at American Legion gathering
Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to the late Sen. John McCain, saying America will always remember his lifetime of service to the United States
2:31PM ( 7 hours ago )
AP Online Congress News
Ukraine: Ex-premier Tymoshenko announces presidential run
Yulia Tymoshenko, who became Ukraine's prime minister after helping lead the 2004 Orange Revolution and was later imprisoned when her arch-foe came to power, says she will run for president in next year's election
5:24PM ( 4 hours ago )
John McCain memorialized as hero, fighter and wiseacre
Sen. John McCain was eulogized Thursday as "a true American hero" and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humor before an estimated 3,500 mourners who crowded into an Arizona church after a motorcade bearing his body past people waving American flags
3:46PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: John McCain's casket loaded onto plane
Sen. John McCain's family has gathered on a tarmac as military members took his flag-draped casket from a hearse to a plane that will take him from Arizona to Washington, D.C.
3:14PM ( 6 hours ago )
AP Elections
The Latest: Mourners stand as McCain's casket enters church
Pallbearers have removed Sen. John McCain's casket from a hearse and carried it into a Phoenix church for his memorial service as the wife and children of the longtime Arizona senator watched
1:08PM ( 8 hours ago )
The Latest: McCain's casket carried into church for service
Pallbearers have removed Sen. John McCain's casket from a hearse and carried it into a Phoenix church for his memorial service as the wife and children of the longtime Arizona senator watched
1:01PM ( 8 hours ago )
The Latest: Firefighters salute, mourners hold McCain signs
Several firefighters are standing on top of a firetruck on an overpass above a Phoenix freeway saluting a motorcade with a hearse carrying Sen. John McCain's casket
12:31PM ( 9 hours ago )
General Presidential Election News
The Latest: W.Va. Supreme Court denies Blankenship bid
The state Supreme Court has heard but not ruled on a last-chance bid by former coal CEO Don Blankenship to get his name on the ballot in November's U.S. Senate race in West Virginia
4:16PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Trump says he hasn't heard DeSantis remarks
President Donald Trump says he hasn't heard remarks by Florida GOP gubernatorial nominee Rep. Ron DeSantis that critics argue were racially charged
3:32PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: DeSantis says don't 'monkey' things up
DeSantis says Florida voters mustn't 'monkey' things up by electing Gillum
11:54AM ( 1 day ago )
General Senate Election News
Florida's high-stakes race for governor quickly turns nasty
Florida governor's race turns nasty in the hours after a far-left Democrat and a Trump-endorsed Republican win their respective primaries
3:24AM ( 18 hours ago )
Racism quickly become an issue in Florida governor's race
Florida Democratic nominee for governor Andrew Gillum says Florida will reject racism and misogyny in November, while Republican nominee Ron DeSantis began his campaign by saying voters won't "monkey" up the election by supporting Gillum
12:19PM ( 1 day ago )
Pressley trying to be 1st black woman from Mass. in Congress
Ayanna Pressley is attempting one of toughest political feats in Massachusetts _ persuading Democratic voters to reject a long-time incumbent during a primary
11:26AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Elections - Campaigns
Trump cancels pay raise due to federal workers in January
Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees set to take effect in January, citing budget.
9:29PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Judge denies Alex Jones effort to dismiss Sandy Hook lawsuit
A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by families of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax
9:26PM ( 10 minutes ago )
At least 4 killed in head-on bus crash in New Mexico
Authorities say at least four people were killed and others were seriously injured in a head-on crash involving a commercial passenger bus and a semi-truck along Interstate 40 in New Mexico, near the Arizona border
9:25PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Man charged with making death threats over Trump editorials
A California man has been charged with threatening to kill Boston Globe employees over the newspaper's coordinated series of editorials condemning President Donald Trump's suggestion that journalists are the enemy
9:15PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Rights groups alarmed over Thai detention of asylum seekers
Human rights groups are alarmed at Thailand's detention of more than 160 asylum seekers from hill tribe ethnic minorities in Vietnam and Cambodia
9:10PM ( 26 minutes ago )