Trump Corruption

Trump: Paul Manafort Is Treated Worse Than Al Capone When We Have The “Smocking Gun” On Hillary Clinton

The Hill reports: President Trump suggested on Wednesday that his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been treated worse than notorious gangster Al Capone. Manafort, a longtime Republican operative, is currently on trial for charges of tax and bank fraud in Alexandria, Va. Manafort’s lawyers have said that their client had been kept in solitary confinement in a Virginia jail ...

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Glorious Leader Melts Down Over Robert Mueller

Glorious Leader is clearly increasingly anxious as Paul Manafort’s federal trial enters its second day in Virginia. Former senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg says there is enough information on public record to suspect that President Trump or those close to him will inevitably be charged with conspiring to work together with Russia. Rosenberg’s comments came last night as he spoke ...

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Trump Echoes Giuliani: Collusion Is Not A Crime

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday embraced a line of defense offered by his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, that “collusion is not a crime,” even though he continued to deny any alleged ties between his campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election. Speaking to CNN’s “New Day” on Monday, Giuliani said he wasn’t sure if collusion was a crime. Legal ...

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Rudy Giuliani: Collusion Isn’t Even A Crime [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani went on a media blitz Monday morning, during which he claimed “collusion” was not a crime and branded the president’s former lawyer Michael Cohen a “scumbag.” The former New York City mayor began the day on the president’s favorite morning show, Fox & Friends, where he suggested Trump could not be guilty ...

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Giuliani: Trump Wants Mueller To “Put Up Or Shut Up”

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: Rudy Giuliani told me that President Trump is fed up with Robert Mueller and wants him to “put up or shut up.” What he’s saying: “Why don’t you write a report and show us what you have, because they don’t have a goddamn thing. It’s like a guy playing poker. He’s bluffing and he’s only ...

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Trump Claims Mueller Has “Conflicts Of Interest”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday renewed his accusations that special counsel Robert Mueller has “conflicts of interest” in his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, citing a previous business dispute between the two men. In a sequence of tweets attacking the special counsel’s credibility, Trump noted that he and Mueller had “a very nasty & contentious ...

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GOP Rep. Darrell Issa: Nobody Will Be Surprised If It’s Proven Trump Knew About Junior’s Meeting [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A California Republican lawmaker said Saturday that no one in Washington will not be “surprised” if it turns out there is evidence proving President Trump knew in advance about his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer for dirt on Hillary Clinton. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) was pressed by Fox News’ Neil Cavuto on Saturday whether Trump could ...

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Former Trump Lawyer: Giuliani Is Wrecking The Case

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, substantially weakened his case against Michael Cohen by going back and forth as to whether Cohen could tell federal prosecutors the truth, said Jay Goldberg, President Donald Trump’s friend and former lawyer. Giuliani called Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer, “honorable” and truthful on several occasions before an audio recording of a discussion ...

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Trump Has Repeatedly Sought To Ban Reporters

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has sought repeatedly to punish journalists for the way they ask him questions, directing White House staff to ban those reporters from covering official events or to revoke their press credentials, according to several current and former administration officials. At various moments throughout his presidency, Trump has vented angrily to aides about what he ...

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MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch: Cohen Told Me Trump Knew About “Everything” In Advance Of Trump Tower Meeting

The Hill reports: MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch said President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen told him several months ago that Trump knew “everything” going on during his 2016 campaign, including about his son’s meeting with Russians inside Trump Tower. A panel on Friday’s “Morning Joe” was discussing a new report that Cohen says Trump had prior knowledge of the June 2016 ...

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Trump Rages: Cohen Is Lying To Save His Own Skin

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump launched into a Twitter tirade early Friday morning taking shots at his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, suggesting he is “is trying to make up stories” to “get himself out of an unrelated jam.” The tweetstorm started off on the topic of a New York Times report that Robert Mueller‘s Russia probe is looking at Trump’s ...

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Giuliani: Michael Cohen Is A Pathological Liar [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Rudy Giuliani accused Michael Cohen of being a “pathological liar” after reports emerged that he would tell special counsel Robert Mueller that Donald Trump knew about the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting before it happened, contradicting the president’s claim of ignorance. “I expected something like this from Cohen, he’s been lying all week. He’s been lying for years,” ...

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Cohen Ready To Tell Mueller That Trump Approved In Advance Of Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Politico reports: Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, is prepared to tell special counsel Robert Mueller that then-candidate Trump knew about and approved the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between his campaign officials and a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to a source with knowledge of Cohen’s account, who confirmed a CNN report from ...

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Glorious Leader Praises “Very Important Book” Which Argues That SCOTUS Could Reverse Impeachment Vote

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday urged people to buy and read Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz’s new book arguing against his possible impeachment. Dershowitz, who supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, has emerged as a regular voice in the media defending Trump on legal issues, including special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference. The Harvard ...

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Lawyer Who Met With Junior Has Close Ties To Kremlin

The Associated Press reports: The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump’s presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. Scores of emails, transcripts and legal documents paint a portrait of Natalia Veselnitskaya as a well-connected attorney who served ...

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Trump Organization CFO Subpoenaed In Cohen Case

Raw Story reports: Federal officials have issued a subpoena to longtime Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg in their criminal probe of former Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen. The Wall Street Journal reports that Weisselberg is “considered a witness” in the investigation of Cohen, whose office was raided by the FBI this past April. “For decades, Mr. Weisselberg has served ...

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Obstruction Probe: Mueller Focuses On Trump’s Tweets

The New York Times reports: For years, President Trump has used Twitter as his go-to public relations weapon, mounting a barrage of attacks on celebrities and then political rivals even after advisers warned he could be creating legal problems for himself. Those concerns now turn out to be well founded. The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, is scrutinizing tweets ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Mike Pompeo Testifies On Helsinki Summit

USA Today reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo could be in for a rough afternoon on Capitol Hill. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to grill him on the Helsinki summit, Iran and North Korea. While congressional hearings aren’t usually must-see TV, viewers may be in for political fireworks Wednesday. That’s because Trump has angered European allies, held a ...

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Fox Analyst: Trump Has No Attorney-Client Privilege With Tape, They Were Discussing Committing A Fraud

“There is an indication of a fraud. And the significance of that is, if the client and the lawyer discuss the commission of a crime, or discuss the commission of a fraud, there is no attorney-client privilege in that conversation. Meaning the tape can be used by anybody who can get their hands on it for any purposes. Both civil ...

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Trump Rages About Release Of First Cohen Tape

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to a newly released audio tape that appears to capture him discussing a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal with his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, saying the recording was “cut while I was presumably saying positive things.” In the recording, Trump, then a presidential candidate, appears to be discussing ...

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