Trump Lies

DOJ Court Filing: No, Obama Never Wiretapped Trump

Law & Crime reports: The Trump administration just confirmed–for at least the second time–that there is no evidence then-candidate Donald Trump was wire-tapped at Trump Tower in late 2016. In a 178-page court filing released late Friday night, the Department of Justice noted, “[t]he Government has made two acknowledgments” regarding claims that the previous administration of Barack Obama wiretapped Trump …

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Dems Accuse Trump Of Scrapping Plan To Move FBI Headquarters So There’d Be No Hotel Across From His

Roll Call reports: Key House Democrats pressed the head of the General Services Administration to provide more information Thursday about President Donald Trump’s role in the proposal to rebuild the FBI headquarters building on its current footprint on Pennsylvania Ave. “As a direct result of President Trump’s clear conflict of interest on this matter, we are now requesting information and …

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Michael Cohen Meets With New York State And Federal Investigators About Trump’s Businesses And “Charity”

CNN reports: Michael Cohen and his attorney met Wednesday with a group of state and federal law enforcement officials investigating various aspects of President Donald Trump’s family business and charitable organization, according to people familiar with the meeting. The group, which included the federal prosecutors from the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York who charged Cohen …

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Judge Forces Manafort To Wear Orange Jumpsuit

Well, this is just a shame: A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Paul Manafort’s request to wear a professional suit during a hearing later this week about his sentence, noting the former Trump campaign chairman is now a convicted felon who has lost the right to wear street clothing in all his court proceedings. “This defendant should be treated no …

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REPORT: Mueller To Issue Key Findings After Midterms

The Chicago Tribune reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings on core aspects of his Russia probe soon after the November midterm elections as he faces intensifying pressure to produce more indictments or shut down his investigation, according to two U.S. officials. Specifically, Mueller is close to rendering judgment on two of the most explosive aspects of …

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Trump Compares Suspicion Of Saudis To Kavanaugh: Here We Go Again, You’re Guilty Until Proven Innocent

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is criticizing the mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump says in an interview with The Associated Press: “Here we go again with you know you’re guilty until proven innocent.” He is comparing it to allegations of sexual assault leveled against now-Supreme Court Justice Brett …

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Trump: I Have “No Financial Interests” In Saudi Arabia

The fact checkers will have a field day with this one: President Trump on Tuesday pushed back on speculation he has not punished Saudi Arabia for the disappearance of a U.S.-based journalist due to financial conflicts of interest, calling it “FAKE NEWS.” Trump for years has had business ties to the Saudis, with one Saudi royal billionaire, Prince Alwaleed bin-Talal, …

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Hillary Responds The Dotard’s Latest Lies: “Seriously, You Asked Russia To Hack Me On National Television”

Bustle reports: At a rally in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, President Trump accused Hillary Clinton of colluding with Russia during the 2016 election. He presented no evidence to support this allegation and today Clinton responded to Trump’s collusion claim with a sharp reminder about his own words during the campaign. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the …

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Trump Lawyers Prep Written Answers For Mueller

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s legal team is preparing answers to written questions provided by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources familiar with the matter. The move represents a major development after months of negotiations and signals that the Mueller investigation could be entering a final phase with regard to the President. The questions are focused on matters related …

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Washington Post: Almost Every Sentence Of Trump’s USA Today Op-Ed Was Misleading Or Contained A Lie

The Washington Post reports: President Trump wrote an opinion article for USA Today on Oct. 10 regarding proposals to expand Medicare to all Americans — known as Medicare-for-All — in which almost every sentence contained a misleading statement or a falsehood. Many of these are claims we have already debunked. Presumably, the president is aware of our fact checks — …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CNN reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will soon take reporters’ questions. It’ll be the first White House press briefing she has held since Sept. 10. Here are some question that could come up: Several Republican senators are pushing back on President Trump’s comments last night about Christine Blasey Ford. Does the President think his comments will hurtSupreme Court …

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Roger Stone: It’s Entirely Possible I Could Be Framed

The Rising reports: “I think it’s entirely possible that I could be framed on some matter that relates not to Russian collusion or WikiLeaks collaboration or advanced knowledge on the acquisition or publication of John Podesta’s emails,” Roger Stone told Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton. “There is no evidence, no witness that can claim that I’m involved in any of …

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Trump: I Meant For The United Nations To Laugh At Me

You knew this was coming, didn’t you? President Trump claimed Tuesday that comments he made at the United Nations General Assembly were “meant to get some laughter.” The audience started to laugh when Trump boasted about his presidential achievements. “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country,” Trump …

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REPORT: Ex-Trump Lawyer Wanted To Divert White House Legal Funds To Pay For Paul Manafort’s Defense

Talking Points Memo reports: Ex-Trump lawyer John Dowd wanted to contribute to the legal fees racked up by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates, but White House ethics officials who wanted to keep an arm’s length between the trials and the President foiled the effort. According to a Friday Wall Street Journal report, Dowd first …

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REPORT: Mueller Has Interviewed Cohen Multiple Times

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has participated over the last month in multiple interview sessions lasting for hours with investigators from the office of special counsel, Robert Mueller, sources tell ABC News. The special counsel’s questioning of Cohen, one of the president’s closest associates over the past decade, has focused primarily on all aspects …

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Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow Claims NBC Deceptively Edited Trump’s 2017 Interview With Lester Holt [VIDEO]

“There is actually a transcript of the entire Lester Holt interview. And as you know, because you do TV and know that when there are interviews, there are edits and there is a longer transcript. And I will just tell you without disclosing any detail, that when you review the entire transcript, it is very clear as to what happened …

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Roger Stone: “I Will Never Roll On Donald Trump”

Famous last words, going by recent history. The Palm Beach Post reports: As special counsel Robert Mueller appears to be zeroing in on him, Roger Stone told hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump in West Palm Beach on Monday night that he’ll never turn against Trump, even if Mueller tries to “frame me for some extraneous crime.” The longtime …

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Trump: I Believe “Honest” Manafort Will Tell The Truth

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted he had no concerns about former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s recent agreement to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. “If he’s honest, and he is, I think he’s going to tell — as long as he tells the truth, it’s 100 percent,” Trump said on the South Lawn of the White …

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Memo Shows Wilbur Ross Lied About Census Question

Courthouse News reports: Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told Congress earlier this year that he added a citizenship question to the 2020 census to help the Department of Justice enforce the Voting Rights Act. Contradicting that sworn testimony, new evidence shows that Ross received a memo several months earlier informing him that the Justice Department wanted to avoid monkeying …

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Anderson Cooper Calls Out Junior’s Lies [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Anderson Cooper spent the last 10 minutes of his show on Monday night responding to a critic: the president’s son. On Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted out a photo of Cooper standing in waist-deep water during a hurricane, with a caption suggesting that the CNN anchor was lying to make the president look bad. Trump Jr. …

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