Trump Corruption

REPORT: Trump Is Screaming At Televisions Again

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time Friday that he is under federal investigation as part of the expanding probe into Russia’s election meddling. He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. Trump advisers and confidants describe ...

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Gingrich: Presidents Are Immune From Obstruction Charges (Voted To Impeach Clinton For Obstruction)

Market Watch reports: With President Donald Trump blasting reports that he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, Trump ally and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said any charge wouldn’t stick for one simple reason. “Technically, the president of the United States cannot obstruct justice,” Gingrich said Friday during an event at the National Press Club. “The president of ...

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SAYS WHO: Trump Lawyer Hires His Own Lawyer

Citing an unnamed source, this afternoon NBC’s Katy Tur reports on Twitter that Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, he of “says who!” fame, has hired his own attorney to represent him in the ever-expanding Russia investigation. According to Tur, Cohen is now scheduled to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on September 5th. Tur’s source says the delay is due ...

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Trump Finally Admits He Is Being Investigated

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump confirmed Friday morning he is under investigation over his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt,” he said on his Twitter account. News surfaced this week that Trump is being investigated for ...

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Trump Brags About His Social Media Followers

The Hill reports: President Trump assailed the ongoing probes of Russia’s role in the 2016 election on Friday, blasting Congress and the Justice Department for continuing the investigations despite not presenting “any proof” of collusion between his campaign and the Kremlin. Reports emerged this week that the government’s probe of last year’s election has expanded to included possible obstruction of ...

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NEW YORK: Trump Appoints Eric Trump’s Wedding Planner To Run HUD, No Experience And Fake Degree

The New York Daily News reports: She’s arranged tournaments at Trump golf courses, served as the liaison to the Trump family during his presidential campaign, and even arranged Eric Trump’s wedding. Now President Trump has appointed longtime loyalist Lynne Patton — who has zero housing experience and claims a law degree the school says she never earned — to run ...

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Hair Furor Tweetstorm: Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel!

The Independent reports: President Donald Trump has mounted another Twitter attack on former election opponent Hillary Clinton, accusing her of having covert dealing with Russia, destroying her phones with a hammer, and “bleaching” her emails. The tweets come one day after The Washington Post reported that Mr Trump is under investigation for potential obstruction of justice. The Post reports Robert Mueller, ...

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Trump Slams “Phony” Obstruction Of Justice Probe

The Hill reports: President Trump early Thursday pushed back on a report that the special counsel leading the Russia probe is now looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. The president has in the past decried the investigation into the Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential race and pushed backed against reports of collusion. On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported the ...

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Trump Business Partner And Advisor Named As Finalist In Bidding To Construct New $1.7B FBI Headquarters

The Associated Press reports: A company that owns buildings with Donald Trump and the family of Jared Kushner is a finalist for a $1.7 billion contract to build the FBI’s new headquarters. Vornado Realty Trust is one of three finalists to build a replacement for the bureau’s current headquarters on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., the massive J. Edgar Hoover ...

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Opens Obstruction Of Justice Probe Over Trump’s Firing Of James Comey

The Washington Post reports:  The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said. The move by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump’s own conduct marks a major ...

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Nearly 200 House And Senate Democrats Sue Trump Over Profiting From Deals With Foreign Governments

The New York Times reports: Nearly 200 Democratic members of Congress are expected to file a federal lawsuit on Wednesday accusing President Trump of violating the Constitution by profiting from business dealings with foreign governments. The plaintiffs — believed to be the most members of Congress to ever sue a sitting president — contend that Mr. Trump has ignored a ...

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Sen. Ron Wyden Battles Sessions Over “Stonewalling” When Sessions Refuses To Answer Questions [VIDEO]

The Los Angeles Times reports: Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions denied “stonewalling” in his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee as Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) pressed him on his refusal to answer questions. Sessions declined to elaborate about his conversations with President Trump concerning the handling of the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. But “I am not ...

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AG Jeff Sessions: Any Suggestion That I Colluded With Russia Is An “Appalling And Detestable Lie” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the U.S. elections. He vowed to defend his honor “against scurrilous and false allegations.” Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions said it was a “detestable and appalling lie” to suggest that he ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Panel

CNN reports: All eyes will be on Attorney General Jeff Sessions as he testifies before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday. The hearing will be focused on Sessions’ involvement in the Trump campaign and his meetings with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the US. This will be the first time Sessions has testified before Congress since he recused himself ...

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Nancy Pelosi Predicts Trump Will “Self-Impeach”

Politico reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi believes President Donald Trump will “self-impeach” and that Democrats should wait for the Russia investigations — especially special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe — to play out before pushing to remove him from the Oval Office. Pelosi also believes that if Trump fired Mueller — which some Trump allies are encouraging the president to ...

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Trump Blocks Pro-LGBT Veterans Group On Twitter

The Hill reports: President Trump appears to have blocked a veterans group that has been critical of his time in office on Twitter. “The Commander in Chief can block @VoteVets, the voice of 500k military veterans and families, but we will NOT be silenced,” VoteVets.org wrote on Twitter, including a screenshot that shows Trump had blocked the organization’s account. The ...

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Trump Accuses Former AG Loretta Lynch Of “Totally Illegal” Actions, Demands Apology From Media

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump criticized former Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday morning, saying Lynch’s actions during her time leading the Justice Department were “totally illegal.” Trump appeared to be referencing a revelation from former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week. During the hearing, Comey said Lynch asked him to refer to ...

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REPORT: Trump’s Personal Lawyer Has Been Bragging That He Got Former US Attorney Preet Bharara Fired

Talking Points Memo reports: Marc Kasowitz, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in the Russia investigation, has boasted to friends and colleagues that he played a central role in the firing of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, according to four people familiar with the conversations. Kasowitz told Trump, “This guy is going to ...

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Sean Spicer: Trump Will Say Whether James Comey Tapes Exist When He’s Good And Ready [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During today’s press briefing, Sean Spicer reiterated that the White House will have an announcement on whether there are James Comey tapes “shortly.” Last week President Trump avoided giving a direct answer on the matter, and today OANN’s Trey Yingst asked Spicer, “Does President Trump have audio recordings of his conversations and meetings with the former FBI director ...

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Newt Gingrich Calls For Shutting Down Special Counsel: GOP Is Delusional If They Think He’ll Be Fair [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) questioned early Monday special counsel Robert Mueller’s ability to remain fair and impartial in his investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Gingrich, an informal adviser to the president, also voiced his concerns about Mueller on Sunday. He accused former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday of manipulating the ...

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