Trump Corruption

Stone Aide Found In Contempt For Refusing To Testify

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge has found a witness in contempt for refusing to testify before the grand jury hearing evidence in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. U.S. District Chief Judge Beryl Howell made the ruling Friday after a sealed hearing to discuss Andrew Miller’s refusal to appear ...

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Roger Stone: I’ll Never Testify Against Trump [VIDEO]

“He has yet to prove actual Russian collusion between the Trump campaign or Trump associates or Trump family members with the Russian state. We’ve talked about that before. I know of no evidence of it. I don’t think Mr. Mueller has proven that case yet. But I’m also mindful of any prosecutor’s ability to squeeze underlings to get them to ...

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Secret Tape Reveals Devin Nunes Warning That GOP Has To Hold Majority To Impede Russia Probe [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Republicans’ bulwark around President Donald Trump could be imperiled this fall, Rep. Devin Nunes appeared to warn in a secretly recorded audio tape, if Democrats are able to seize control of the House of Representatives in November’s midterm elections. “It’s like your classic catch-22 situation. This puts us in such a tough spot. If Sessions won’t unrecuse and ...

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Giuliani On Trump Testifying Under Oath: “You Think We’re Fools? We’re Not Going To Do That” [VIDEO]

The Week reports: If you took a shot every time Rudy Giuliani said the word “illegitimate” during his appearance on Fox News Wednesday night, your liver has my sympathies. During a conversation with Sean Hannity, President Trump’s personal lawyer called Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and potential obstruction of justice by Trump ...

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Trump’s Lawyers Reject Mueller’s Interview Conditions

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s lawyers rejected the special counsel’s latest terms for an interview in the Russia investigation, countering on Wednesday with an offer that suggested a narrow path for answering questions, people familiar with the matter said. The president’s lead lawyer in the case, Rudolph W. Giuliani, noted the documents that the White House has already ...

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ProPublica Report: Three Mar-A-Lago Members Are Secretly Wielding “Sweeping Influence” On VA Policies

ProPublica reports: Last February, shortly after Peter O’Rourke became chief of staff for the Department of Veterans Affairs, he received an email from Bruce Moskowitz with his input on a new mental health initiative for the VA. “Received,” O’Rourke replied. “I will begin a project plan and develop a timeline for action.” O’Rourke treated the email as an order, but ...

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Lindsey Graham: Trump Must Have Mentioned Mueller And Russia “About 20 Times” While We Played Golf

Roll Call reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday night that he has told President Donald Trump that ending the special counsel investigation of Robert S. Mueller III would undermine GOP chances in November. The South Carolina Republican, who played golf with Trump on Sunday in New Jersey and discussed several issues with the president, was asked about the investigation of ...

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Fox Analyst: Mueller May Have A Case For Conspiracy

The Hill reports: Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said early Tuesday that meeting in Trump Tower that President Trump confirmed was meant to gather information on Hillary Clinton could amount to a crime of conspiracy. During an appearance on “Fox & Friends”, host Steve Doocy asked the analyst whether it is against the law for a person who ...

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Giuliani: We Won’t Answer Obstruction Questions

The Washington Post reports: Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s lead attorney for the ongoing special counsel investigation, said Monday that Trump’s legal team is planning to send a letter to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III this week that will largely rebuff Mueller’s latest offer of a presidential interview that would include questions about possible obstruction of justice. “We have ...

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Trump Gets $534K Federal Rent Credit For DC Hotel

The Washington Post reports: The General Services Administration granted a $534,000 rental credit to the Trump Organization’s D.C. hotel for providing “security, utilities and janitorial services” to support tours of the building’s clock tower run by the National Park Service, federal officials said, an adjustment that contracting experts say illustrates the highly unusual arrangement between the company owned by President ...

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NYC Trump Hotel Rev Surges Thanks To Saudi Prince

The Washington Post reports: The general manager of the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan had a rare bit of good news to report to investors this spring: After two years of decline, revenue from room rentals went up 13 percent in the first three months of 2018. What caused the uptick at President Trump’s flagship hotel in New York? One ...

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Top Trump Donor Agreed To Pay Cohen $10M If Cohen Secured $5B Federal Loan For Nuclear Power Plant

The Wall Street Journal reports: A major donor to President Trump agreed to pay $10 million to the president’s then-personal attorney if he successfully helped obtain funding for a nuclear-power project, including a $5 billion loan from the U.S. government, according to people familiar with the matter. The donor, Franklin L. Haney, gave the contract to Trump attorney Michael Cohen ...

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Mueller Letter Offers To Reduce Questions For Trump

The Washington Post reports: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III indicated this week that he is willing to reduce the number of questions his investigators would pose to President Trump in an interview, renewing negotiations with Trump’s lawyers about a presidential sit-down after an extended standoff, according to two people briefed on the negotiations. The latest proposal by the special ...

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Mueller Wants To Question Trump On Obstruction

ABC News reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office wants to ask President Donald Trump about obstruction of justice, sources close to the White House tell ABC News. According to sources, the president learned within the last day that the special counsel will limit the scope of questioning and would like to ask questions both orally and written for the President ...

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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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