In a recent MSNBC interview, Stephanie Grisham, former White House press secretary, disclosed that Melania Trump is urging her husband, former President Donald Trump, to robustly counter the recent $83 million verdict in the E. Jean Carroll defamation case.
Carroll, an 80-year-old journalist, accused Trump of sexual abuse, leading to a corroborated jury verdict. Amidst multiple legal challenges, Trump’s popularity within the Republican Party remains high, demonstrated by successes in the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire primary.
Nikki Haley, Trump’s last opponent for the GOP 2024 presidential nomination, criticized the focus on the defamation case, advocating for discussions on critical issues like border control and inflation.
Despite challenges, Trump’s solid standing in polls and delegate counts indicates significant support. Haley, determined to continue her campaign, highlights her emergence as the last contender standing against Trump.
She believes her campaign is gaining momentum and has called for mental competency tests for politicians over 75, including Trump and President Joe Biden.
Haley argues that a Trump nomination would result in a Biden victory and a Kamala Harris presidency. Some polls support her claim that she has a better chance against Biden in the general election.
Republican strategist William F. B. O’Reilly suggests Haley persist in her campaign, considering ongoing legal challenges for Trump. The interview unveils GOP dynamics with Trump facing legal issues while maintaining a strong position, and Haley steadfast in her pursuit of the nomination.