Former President Donald Trump took a jab at Chris Christie, a fellow contender for the Republican presidential nomination, by poking fun at his eating habits and weight during a speech.
In a lighthearted manner, Trump playfully rebuked an audience member who called out about Christie’s weight, advising against name-calling.
Trump, discussing recent polls that placed him ahead, mentioned Christie, a former New Jersey governor and one-time close adviser. He commented, “Christie, he’s eating right now. He can’t be bothered.”
An attendee in the crowd urged Trump not to resort to name-calling, and Trump responded, “Sir, please do not call him a fat pig. I’m trying to be nice. Don’t call him a fat pig. You can’t do that.”
Christie, who tied for second place with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in a recent New Hampshire Journal poll, has been vocal in his criticism of Trump. A super PAC supporting Christie even ran a full-page ad accusing Trump of avoiding debates due to his reluctance to commit to the upcoming GOP debate.
Despite Christie’s previous criticism, his aides did not immediately respond to Trump’s comments. The former governor had campaign events scheduled in New Hampshire for the following days.
In the past, Christie has responded humorously to Trump’s comments about his weight, jokingly questioning Trump’s own physical appearance.
During the speech, Trump also reiterated false claims about the 2020 election being “rigged” and “stolen.” He criticized the indictments against him in multiple jurisdictions and addressed the federal government’s request for a protective order in his election case, accusing them of infringing on his First Amendment rights.
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YouTuber Trevor Jacob behind bars for plane crash stunt
YouTuber Trevor Jacob has been sentenced to jail after orchestrating a dangerous stunt involving a plane crash in a reckless bid for views.
The shocking incident unfolded as Jacob attempted to push the boundaries of extreme content creation on his YouTube channel.
In a bid to capture the attention of his audience, Jacob embarked on a perilous mission, piloting a small plane before deliberately crashing it. The stunt, which was filmed and uploaded to his channel, garnered immediate backlash from viewers, many of whom decried the reckless behavior as dangerous and irresponsible.
Authorities swiftly intervened, launching an investigation into Jacob’s actions. Following the investigation, he was arrested and subsequently sentenced to a prison term.
The incident has raised important questions about the ethics of content creation, the pursuit of internet fame, and the potential legal consequences for those who prioritize views over safety.
Russian women want their men back from Ukraine
In a heartfelt plea, Russian women have taken to the streets demanding the safe return of their loved ones from the Ukrainian front.
The conflict in Ukraine has stretched on for years, and the toll on families has been immense. Mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters are uniting to call for an end to the fighting and the return of their men.
The women, often referred to as the “mothers of the front,” are growing increasingly frustrated with the ongoing conflict. They argue that their husbands, sons, and brothers have been away for far too long, and the human cost of the war is simply too high.
With no clear resolution in sight, their calls for peace and reconciliation are becoming more urgent.
This grassroots movement has sparked a national conversation in Russia, with many questioning the government’s handling of the conflict.
While the official stance has been to support the separatist forces in Ukraine, these women are highlighting the personal tragedies and broken families left in the wake of the war. Their determination to bring their loved ones home is palpable.
The situation raises important questions about the impact of long-term conflicts on families, the role of women in peace movements, the government’s response to public sentiment, and the prospects for a peaceful resolution in the ongoing Ukraine conflict.
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