Trump Corruption

Democrats To Sue Trump Over Conflicts Of Interest

Politico reports: Dozens of House and Senate Democrats plan to sue President Donald Trump in the coming weeks, claiming he is breaking the law by refusing to relinquish ownership of his sprawling real-estate empire while it continues to profit from business with foreign governments. The lawsuit follows months of threats from Democratic lawmakers that Trump, by refusing to sell off ...

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Comey: Trump Lied And Defamed The FBI [VIDEO]

The hearing is still underway at this writing but let’s pull out the bit that may end up getting the most attention. NBC News reports: Fired FBI Director James Comey testified Thursday that he was “confused” and “concerned” when President Donald Trump told the public he was firing him for undermining the morale of the agency he had led since ...

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BREAKING: Comey Releases Statement To Senate, Says Trump Asked Him To “Let Go” Of Michael Flynn Probe

The Hill reports: Fired FBI Director James Comey on Thursday will confirm reports that President Trump pressed him to let go of the bureau’s investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Comey on Wednesday released the opening statement of his highly anticipated testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee. In an encounter shortly after Flynn’s, Comey’s statement says, Trump said ...

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Trump’s Approval Rating Hits Another New Low

Quinnipiac reports: President Donald Trump did something illegal in his relationship with Russia, 31 percent of American voters say, while another 29 percent say he did something unethical, but not illegal, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. The president did nothing wrong, 32 percent of voters say. President Trump’s campaign advisors did something illegal in dealing with ...

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Fireworks On Capitol Hill As Intel Chiefs Repeatedly Refuse To Answer Questions On Trump/Russia [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Senator Angus King (I- ME) grilled the intel chiefs testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee today about why they weren’t answering any of the questions being posed to them. A few minutes prior, Senator Martin Heinrich (D- NM) asked acting FBI director Andrew McCabe about conversations he’s had with James Comey about his conversations with President Trump. McCabe ...

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James Clapper: Watergate “Pales In Comparison” To What The US Is Currently Going Through [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: The situation in Washington has become more serious than during the Watergate scandal, and investigators must get to the bottom of ties between the Trump administration and Russia, the former director of U.S. national intelligence said Wednesday. In a speech to Australia’s National Press Club, James Clapper said allegations that President Donald Trump shared intelligence with Moscow were ...

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Eric Trump: Democrats “Aren’t Even People” [VIDEO]

That whole “stealing from kids with cancer” thing really has him upset, huh? The New York Daily News reports: Eric Trump thinks Democrats are “not even people” anymore. The First Son, appearing on Fox News’ “Hannity” Tuesday night, slammed the party as a whole for blocking the President’s agenda. “I’ve never seen hatred like this,” he said. “To me, they’re ...

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How The Trumps Stole From Kids With Cancer

This morning Forbes published a rather lengthy analysis of how the Trump family siphoned away money meant for a children’s cancer charity supposedly supported by Eric Trump. An excerpt: The Donald J. Trump Foundation, which has come under previous scrutiny for self-dealing and advancing the interests of its namesake rather than those of charity, apparently used the Eric Trump Foundation to ...

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SQUIRREL: Trump Schedules Speech To Right Wing Christian Group During Comey’s Senate Testimony

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has scheduled a speech addressing religious conservatives around the same time that former FBI director James Comey is expected to testify before Congress. The Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” conference announced Tuesday that the president had agreed to address the annual gathering Thursday. Faith and Freedom spokesman Lance Lemmonds says the ...

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Eric Trump: The Investigation Into Collusion With Russia Is Totally “The Greatest Hoax Of All Time” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: In a new ABC News interview aired Tuesday morning, Eric Trump called the Trump-Russia collusion allegations the “greatest hoax of all time.” During his interview, Donald Trump Jr. echoed his father in calling the investigation into possible coordination between his father’s presidential campaign and the Kremlin’s election meddling a “witch hunt.” The president’s eldest sons, who ...

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Sebastian Gorka Screams “Fake News” When CNN’s Chris Cuomo Calls Out Trump’s Tweets [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: In a heated interview, Sebastian Gorka blasted CNN as “fake news” when “New Day” host Chris Cuomo hammered the deputy assistant to President Donald Trump. Cuomo began by asking how Trump managed to unravel months of the White House ‘spinning’ that Trump’s ban on immigrants coming into the United States is not a “Muslim ban” or a ...

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Putin Denies “Really Talking” To Michael Flynn [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Michael who? Russian President Vladimir Putin claims that he had limited personal interaction with former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, when asked by NBC’s Megyn Kelly in an exclusive interview about the nature of their relationship — and a widely circulated December, 2015 photo that shows the two sitting next to each other at dinner during ...

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Robert Mueller Broadens Trump/Russia Investigation To Include Paul Manafort (And Maybe AG Jeff Sessions)

The Associated Press reports: The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney general in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, The Associated Press ...

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Carter Page Evades Questions On Colluding With Russia, Claims Trump Is Standing Up For His “Civil Rights”

CBS News reports: Carter Page, President Trump’s former campaign policy adviser, says that reports on his interactions with Russian entities are “completely false and misleading” but refused to provide a clear answer on whether the Russian government interfered in the 2016 election. Page, speaking to “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, denied having contacts with any Russian agents, adding that people ...

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How Jared Kushner’s Company Exploited A Program Meant For The Poor To Build Another Luxury Complex

The Washington Post reports: Jared Kushner and his real estate partners wanted to take advantage of a federal program in 2015 that would save them millions of dollars as they built an opulent, 50-story residential tower in this city’s booming waterfront district, just across the Hudson River from Lower Manhattan. There was just one problem: The program was designed to ...

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Trump Administration Moves To Hand Back Russian Compounds Confiscated By Obama For Espionage

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration is moving toward handing back to Russia two diplomatic compounds, near New York City and on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, that its officials were ejected from in late December as punishment for Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. President Barack Obama said Dec. 29 that the compounds were being “used by Russian personnel ...

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REPORT: Nigel Farage Now “Person Of Interest” In FBI’s Investigation Into Kremlin-Trump Campaign Collusion

The Guardian reports: Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Guardian has been told. Sources with knowledge of the investigation said the former Ukip leader had raised the interest of FBI investigators because of his relationships with individuals connected to ...

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REPORT: Congressional Investigators Request Details On Another Possible Sessions-Russia Meeting

CNN reports: Congressional investigators are examining whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions had an additional private meeting with Russia’s ambassador during the presidential campaign, according to Republican and Democratic Hill sources and intelligence officials briefed on the investigation. Investigators on the Hill are requesting additional information, including schedules from Sessions, a source with knowledge tells CNN. They are focusing on whether ...

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Hair Furor Retreats To “Crooked Hillary” Insult, Claims He’ll Unveil Climate Accord Decision In Rose Garden

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is accusing his former rival Hillary Clinton of blaming everyone but herself for her election loss. Trump revived an old nickname for the Democrat Wednesday, tweeting that, “Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate.” Trump was likely responding to Clinton’s appearance Wednesday at Recode’s ...

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REPORT: Trump Called Roger Stone After Firing James Comey Then Lied About Having Called Roger Stone

The New Yorker reports: On May 11th Roger Stone, Donald Trump’s on-again, off-again political adviser for several decades, had just wrapped up a pair of morning television appearances when, according to two sources with direct knowledge, he received a call from the President. Just a night earlier, Trump claimed that he was no longer in touch with Stone. In the ...

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