Trump Lies

REPORT: Senators Are “Negotiating” With Junior And Manafort Over Testifying, No Subpoenas Likely

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign chairman won’t testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, the panel said. The committee initially called for Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort to appear publicly Wednesday. But the top Republican and ...

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Trump Tweetstorm: I Have Complete Power To Pardon

The Los Angeles Times reports: President Trump, in one of a long string of Saturday morning tweets venting various frustrations, confirmed that he is pondering presidential pardons related to the probe into his campaign’s potential collusion with Russia. In the tweet, Trump said a president “has complete power to pardon,” suggesting he believes he can pardon himself, or is at ...

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US Spies Intercepted Russian Ambassador Telling Moscow He Discussed Trump’s Campaign With Sessions

The Washington Post reports: Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney general, according to current and former U.S. officials. Ambassador Sergey Kislyak’s accounts of two conversations with Sessions — then a ...

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Michael Flynn Launches New Consulting Firm Called “Resilient Patriot” As Siblings Plan Legal Defense Fund

The Associated Press reports: Embattled former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has opened a new consulting firm called Resilient Patriot, LLC that is advising private equity firms, according to one of his brothers, who says Flynn is “moving on with his life.” Joe Flynn said his family also is in the early stages of starting a fund to pay for ...

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REPORT: Trump’s Team Is Discussing Pardon Powers

Hoo boy. The Washington Post reports: Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president’s authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort. Trump has asked his advisers about his ...

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MADE IN AMERICA WEEK: Trump’s Florida Businesses File Visa Requests For Dozens Of Foreign Workers

The Hill reports: President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida filed requests with the government on Thursday to hire 70 temporary foreign workers as cooks, housekeepers and servers at the private club, according to records posted by the Labor Department. The jobs would begin on Oct. 1 and end in May 2018, according to the filings. Those positions would take advantage ...

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Deutsche Bank To Hand Over Its Records On Trump

Raw Story reports: Deutsche Bank has agreed to hand over records of its financial dealings with President Donald Trump after months of stalling and insistence that the records are confidential and privileged information. Vanity Fair‘s Bess Levin wrote on Thursday that the German company was one of the last banks on Wall Street willing to do business with Trump after ...

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Mueller Expands Russia Probe To Trump’s Businesses

Bloomberg reports: The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe. The president told the New York Times on Wednesday that any digging into matters beyond ...

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BREAKING: Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, And Trump Junior To Testify Before Senate Committees Next Week

The Hill reports: Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are slated to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a public hearing next Wednesday, the committee announced. President Trump’s eldest son, who is not part of the administration, has been under fierce scrutiny for attending a 2016 meeting with a woman presented as a Russian government ...

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Trump Complains That States Won’t Release Voter Info: One Wonders What They’re Worried About [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the first public hearing of his vote fraud commission and raised the possibility that substantial voter fraud had occurred in the 2016 election, but he did not repeat past claims that millions of illegal ballots were cast. “This issue is very important to me because throughout the campaign, and even after, ...

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House Dems Introduce Resolution Of “No Confidence” In Trump: This Is Not How A Free World Leader Behaves

This morning a group of 24 House Democrats introduced a resolution of “no confidence” in Donald Trump. The primary sponsor of the measure is Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) said, “This is not the behavior of a leader of the free world, the commander in chief.” Cohen pointed to Trump’s daily lies and said that this is ...

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REPORT: Trump Junior Is “Miserable”

The Hill reports: Donald Trump Jr. is reportedly “miserable” and can’t wait for the next four years to end. A friend of President Trump’s sons told People that Trump Jr. and Eric Trump “never wanted this.” “Don can’t do any deals, because he’ll be overly scrutinized. He just goes to work every day and is miserable,” a source in their ...

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Trump Lashes Out At “Sick” Fake News

The Washington Post reports: Trump lashed out at the media for reporting on his undisclosed meeting with Putin, saying the “fake news” was “sick” and “dishonest.” But the president distorted what news outlets, including The Washington Post, had reported, saying the story was about a “secret dinner” when in fact it was reported as an undisclosed meeting with Putin at ...

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Trump Had Second Meeting With Vladimir Putin And The Only Other Person There Was Putin’s Translator

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin a second time during the G-20 summit earlier this month, a White House official confirmed to NBC News Tuesday. Trump spoke to Putin at the end of a couples-only social dinner at the summit in Hamburg, Germany, the official said, reiterating it was a social dinner. Pull-asides are ...

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Eighth Person At Trump Junior’s Meeting ID’d As VP Of Company Founded By Russian Oligarch [VIDEO]

CNN reports: The eighth person who attended the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower is a senior vice president at the company founded by the Russian oligarch who initiated the meeting, CNN has learned. Ike Kaveladze’s identity was confirmed by his attorney, Scott Balber. Kaveladze is a senior vice president at Crocus Group, the real estate ...

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MADE IN AMERICA WEEK: Trump Officials Order 15,000 New Visas For Low-Wage Seasonal Workers

The Chicago Tribune reports: The Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced a one-time increase of 15,000 additional visas for low-wage, seasonal workers for the remainder of this fiscal year, a seeming about-face from President Trump’s “Hire American” rhetoric, following heavy lobbying from the fisheries, hospitality and other industries that rely on temporary foreign workers. The increase represents a 45 ...

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Fox News Analyst Throws Trump Junior Under The Bus: His Actions Warrant A Criminal Investigation [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: Judge Andrew Napolitano said today that political campaigns cannot accept “something of value” from a foreign person or government. The Fox News senior judicial analyst said on “America’s Newsroom” that the Trump campaign’s lawyer – if consulted – would have likely advised Donald Trump Jr. and others not to attend a meeting last spring with a Russian ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Showcases Made In USA Products

UPI reports: President Donald Trump will participate in a “Made in America” product showcase Monday. Trump will examine U.S.-made products from all 50 states at the White House and on the South Lawn, and then will speak Monday afternoon on his administration’s support of U.S. manufacturing companies. The event, scheduled for 3 p.m., is part of “Made in America” week, ...

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POLL: 41% Now Want Trump Impeached, Far More Than Those Who Called For Richard Nixon’s Impeachment

USA Today reports: About 4-in-10 Americans currently support impeaching President Donald Trump six months into his term — significantly higher than the number who called for Richard Nixon’s impeachment in 1973, a Monmouth University poll has found. This is the first time adults nationwide were asked about impeachment of Trump with the same question used by the Gallup Poll during ...

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Trump Launches “Made In America Week” And MSNBC Points Out Where His Own Stuff Is Made [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: One of the promotional ploys that the President Donald Trump administration has brought to the nation’s capital has been “theme weeks.” In the past month or so we’ve seen “Infrastructure Week” and “Workforce Development” week, and today marks the first day of President Trump’s “Made in America” week, which is ostensibly a chance to highlight and celebrate American ...

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