In a 4–3 decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that former POTUS Donald Trump’s name cannot appear on the ballot for the Republican primary election in the state in March, as, according to their interpretation, he engaged in an insurrection in January 2021. The Trump campaign has already announced that they would appeal to the US Supreme Court; and Hungarian Foreign Minister Szijjártó has denounced the decision.
The United States of America will elect its president next year. While most Republican voters apparently support the return of Donald Trump, there is a huge and diverse field of candidates fighting for the chance to challenge Democratic incumbent Joe Biden.
While the other Republican candidates were at the Fox News debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President Trump hosted Tucker Carlson at one of his private residences in Bedminster, New Jersey for an interview. That interview amassed a staggering 250 million views on the internet.
Gergely Karácsony’s 99 Movement received over 650 million HUF in funding, mostly after they went inactive with the Budapest Mayor dropping out of the primary race for prime minister. The organisation claims that the bulk of its revenue came from ‘microdonations’ collected in cash in drop-boxes at live events. However, even opposition media admit that this is more than unrealistic given the large sum, and the fact that much of it came in foreign currencies.
‘The following months will show us whether “the Trump phenomenon” is a function of a protest mood or a more significant socio-cultural transformation, and they will also tell us how big a role the Republican Party has in today’s American public life.’