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To avoid prison, is Trump forced to run for President?

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The question of whether Donald Trump is running for president primarily to avoid prison has been a subject of discussion.

While it’s hard to ascertain Trump’s genuine concerns about potential jail time for the criminal charges he faces, he has publicly voiced his apprehension about facing prosecution due to what he calls “Left’s witch hunts.”

During court appearances, Trump remains largely silent, but he becomes vocal outside, appealing to the court of public opinion rather than a jury of 12. He intertwines his election campaign with his legal challenges, using the charges against him as a central theme in his speeches to supporters. He portrays himself as a victim of persecution by the establishment, claiming that they fear his re-election as president.

The motorcade former U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. United States Courthouse in Miami, Florida, June 13, 2023. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

Trump has also used campaign funds, around $40 million, to cover his legal fees. He has stated that no verdict or sentence will deter him from continuing his presidential campaign, even if it means running from behind bars. He has hinted at using the power of the presidency to quash ongoing prosecutions or pardon himself if he gets elected.

However, running for president to evade legal difficulties may pose scheduling challenges. When the trials begin in various states, Trump will likely be required to be physically present during the proceedings, making it difficult to maintain a full-fledged campaign trail.

So far, Trump’s indictments have increased his poll ratings and consolidated his hold on the Republican Party. However, things might change during a general election when he faces Joe Biden and when evidence against him is presented in court.

Despite these uncertainties, Trump continues to dominate the political debate, keeping the focus on himself.

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Commercial real estate targeted for producing 40% of global emissions

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Commercial real estate contributes significantly to global emissions, with reports suggesting it makes up to 40% of the total – so is there a solution in sight?

Global strategies are setting out to transform this impact by promoting the development of sustainable buildings.

As climate change continues to be a pressing global issue, the commercial real estate sector must pivot towards more eco-friendly solutions.

One of the most impactful actions that can be taken to mitigate the environmental impact of commercial real estate is the implementation of building automation systems.

Louise Monger, Vice President, Digital Buildings of Schneider Electric, joins to share her key insights into the issue. #featured

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Australia’s electricity grid faces an urgent overhaul as consumption dramatically doubles

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By 2050, AEMO has predicted that Australia’s electricity use will double due to renewable energy and electrification, prompting a necessary overhaul of the country’s aging power grid.

The adoption of renewable energy sources and electrification is set to double Australia’s electricity consumption by 2050.

The fast-adoption has created an urgent need for reconfiguration and enhancement of the nation’s century-old electricity grid.

James Hunt, Pacific Vice President of Power Systems and Services of Schneider Electric joins to discuss. #featured

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House of the Dragon season 2 profits despite review scores

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Viewership Surge: 1 Million Revisit “House of the Dragon” Ahead of Season 2.

 

HBO took a big bet on its “Game of Thrones” spin-off, with one million people rewatching the first season of “House of the Dragon” in the days leading up to the Season 2 premiere, according to Warner Bros. Discovery. However, not all reviews have been glowing. #featured #trending

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