Trump Corruption

Fox & Friends Spawns Yet Another Trump Rant

Yet another Fox & Friends fueled furor: President Donald Trump suggested the FBI used the Russia dossier to “spy on the Trump campaign” and “influence the Election” in an early morning tweet sent out Thursday. He also threw out some speculation in his tweet, asking whether the “Dems or Clinton” paid Russians, of the location of “hidden and smashed DNC ...

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Trump Refuses To Commit To Mueller Interview [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Wednesday it is “unlikely” he will have to sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller for an interview, arguing that there was “no collusion” between his campaign and Russia. Trump repeatedly dodged whether he would submit to an interview with Mueller by citing his claim there was no collusion during the 2016 presidential election. ...

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Trump Lashes Out At “Sneaky” Dianne Feinstein

Vox reports: Yesterday Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) ignored the objections of her Republican colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee and released the full transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson’s extensive congressional testimony about Christopher Steele’s famous dossier on Donald Trump and Russia. Today, President Trump woke up angry and tweeting about the situation — pretending that there’s something illegal ...

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Trump Lied Over 2000 Times During First Year [VIDEO]

And his first year isn’t even over yet. The Washington Post reports: President Trump has broken 2,000. With just 10 days before he finishes his first year as president, Trump has made 2,001 false or misleading claims in 355 days, according to our database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president. That’s an average of ...

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REPORT: Trump Organization Sold $35 Million In Real Estate In 2017, Mostly To “Secretive Shell Companies”

USA Today reports: President Trump’s companies sold more than $35 million in real estate in 2017, mostly to secretive shell companies that obscure buyers’ identities, continuing a dramatic shift in his customers’ behavior that began during the election, a USA TODAY review found. In Las Vegas alone, Trump sold 41 luxury condo units in 2017, a majority of which used ...

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Trump Lawyer Sues Buzzfeed Over Russian Dossier

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen sued Buzzfeed Inc. on Tuesday for defamation over allegations about him in a dossier the news organization published that was commissioned in 2016 by the president’s political opponents. Cohen said he also filed a second defamation suit against political intelligence firm Fusion GPS, which compiled the dossier, in federal court. Buzzfeed published ...

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal: More Indictments Are Coming

Mediaite reports: Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Monday that more convictions and indictments can be expected from Robert Mueller’s special investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. Appearing on Morning Joe, the Connecticut Democrat predicted that President Donald Trump will have a face-to-face interview with Mueller (to be a fly on that ...

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REPORT: Mueller Probe Turn To Ivanka Trump

The Los Angeles Times reports: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has recalled for questioning at least one participant in a controversial meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in June 2016, and is looking into President Trump’s misleading claim that the discussion focused on adoption, rather than an offer to provide damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Some ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: You Are “Mentally Unstable” If You’re Not Celebrating The Glorious Leader [VIDEO]

“Look, I think it’s absolutely insane to think all of these individuals, reporters and others, who suddenly have a medical degree and think that they can diagnose somebody, many times who they’ve never even had a conversation with. It’s absolutely outrageous to make these types of accusations, and it’s simply untrue, and it’s sad that people are going and making ...

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Trump Ordered Lawyer To Stop Sessions From Recusing

The New York Times reports: President Trump gave firm instructions in March to the White House’s top lawyer: stop the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, from recusing himself in the Justice Department’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump’s associates had helped a Russian campaign to disrupt the 2016 election. Public pressure was building for Mr. Sessions, who had been a senior member ...

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Russian Ambassador Patronizes Trump’s DC Hotel

Josh Israel reports at Think Progress: The head of the self-described “#1 nail art chain in Russia” visited Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning for a meeting with her country’s new ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Ivanovich Antonov. A photo posted on Movsisyan’s personal Instagram account and on Nail Sunny’s company Instagram page, shows that the meeting took place at ...

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It Was George Papadopoulos’ Drunken Bragging About Russian Dirt On Hillary That Prompted FBI Investigation

The New York Times reports: During a night of heavy drinking at an upscale London bar in May 2016, George Papadopoulos, a young foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, made a startling revelation to Australia’s top diplomat in Britain: Russia had political dirt on Hillary Clinton. About three weeks earlier, Mr. Papadopoulos had been told that Moscow had thousands ...

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Trump Lies About Having Bill-Signing Record

Politico reports: President Donald Trump falsely claimed on Wednesday that he had signed more legislation than any of his predecessors at this point in their terms. “You know, one of the things that people don’t understand — we have signed more legislation than anybody,” the president said in remarks to roughly four dozen first responders at a firehouse in West ...

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REPORT: White House To Discredit Flynn As A Liar

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s legal team plans to cast former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn as a liar seeking to protect himself if he accuses the president or his senior aides of any wrongdoing, according to three people familiar with the strategy. The approach would mark a sharp break from Trump’s previously sympathetic posture toward Flynn, whom ...

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REPORT: Mueller’s Team Has Amassed “Mountain Of New Evidence” From Trump Campaign And Transition

Yahoo News reports: As described by sources familiar with various aspects of the investigation, the Mueller probe is fast approaching a critical crossroads. The president’s lawyers, Ty Cobb and John Dowd, are pressing Mueller to wind down the investigation and exonerate their client, which they have assured the president will happen by early next year. But the sources familiar with ...

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Howard Dean: Trump Is Running A Criminal Enterprise, Shakes Down Foreign Leaders To Stay At His Hotels

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Howard Dean said President Trump is “running a criminal enterprise” out of the White House. During a segment, an MSNBC host said Trump is “constantly vacationing to promote his own properties.” “The promotion is extraordinary, there hasn’t been a president in my lifetime that’s done anything like this,” Dean said in ...

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Michael Flynn’s Family Demands Pardon From Trump

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump should pardon his former national security adviser and campaign aide Michael Flynn, who “has taken the biggest fall,” Flynn’s brother said Tuesday. In a since-deleted tweet, Joseph Flynn said Trump must get the former Army general off the hook for his December 1 guilty plea stemming from his contacts with the former Russian ambassador. The ...

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Trump Screams About “Bogus” Russian Dossier

Hair Furor began his day at Mar-A-Lago by watching Fox & Friends and screaming along with them that the Russia dossier is “bogus.” Multiple media figures responded with tweets pointing out that much of the dossier has already proven to be factual: For the first time, US investigators say they have corroborated some of the communications detailed in a 35-page ...

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Trump Brags About GOP Tax Scam Passage To Wealthy Friends At Mar-A-Lago: “You All Just Got A Lot Richer”

CBC News reports: President Trump kicked off his holiday weekend at Mar-a-Lago Friday night at a dinner where he told friends, “You all just got a lot richer,” referencing the sweeping tax overhaul he signed into law hours earlier. Mr. Trump directed those comments to friends dining nearby at the exclusive club — including to two friends at a table ...

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Feds Subpoena Deutsche Bank For Kushner’s Records

The New York Times reports: Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn have sought bank records about entities associated with the family company of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, according to four people briefed on the matter. In recent weeks, prosecutors from the United States attorney’s office in the Eastern District of New York subpoenaed records from Deutsche Bank, the ...

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