Trump Lies

INDIANA: 700+ “Saved By Trump” Jobs Head To Mexico

The New York Daily News reports: More than 700 jobs that President Trump claimed to have “saved” at a Carrier air conditioner plant in Indiana are going to Mexico — and layoffs at the plant begin next month. Trump turned the woes at Carrier’s heating-and-air conditioning plant into a victory lap for himself and then Indiana Gov. Mike Pence after ...

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Trump Confesses: I Totally Lied About Having Tapes

ABC News reports: Despite his foreboding warning in the aftermath of James Comey’s dismissal in May, President Donald Trump does not have tapes of his conversations with the former FBI director, he tweeted Thursday. In May, three days after Comey’s firing, Trump wrote: “James Comey better hope that there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to ...

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Trump Predictably Twists Testimony From Jeh Johnson

Unshockingly, Trump is twisting what Johnson said. Jeh Johnson, the former Homeland Security chief, says he wasn’t aware that the FBI had opened a counterintelligence investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, asked Johnson if former FBI Director Jim Comey would have opened such an ...

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Intel Chiefs Tell Investigators That Trump “Suggested” They Publicly Refute Claims Of Collusion With Russia

CNN reports: Two of the nation’s top intelligence officials told Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team and Senate investigators, in separate meetings last week, that President Donald Trump suggested they say publicly there was no collusion between his campaign and the Russians, according to multiple sources. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers described ...

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Conway: Liberals Have A “Russian Concussion” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Shocker: Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Donald Trump, believes the Russia probe is media and Democratic-driven hype. And Wednesday night on Hannity, the White House Counselor came up with a snappy turn of phrase to try to define, and ultimately, undermine it. “The media and the Democrats have this Russian concussion,” Conway said. “And they have lost muscle ...

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CNN’s Jim Acosta: Sean Spicer Is “Useless” [VIDEO]

The right wing Daily Caller reports: CNN’s Jim Acosta is incredibly frustrated with the communications team in Trump’s White House, arguing on Monday that the non-answers, off-camera briefings, and stonewalling does a disservice to the American people. On Monday, press secretary Sean Spicer opted to hold a press gaggle off-camera with no audio, leaving correspondents to work only with transcripts. ...

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Spicer On Whether Trump Might Fire Mueller: Every Appointee Serves At The Pleasure Of The President

The Hill reports: The top White House spokesman on Monday did not directly answer a question about whether President Trump supports Rod Rosenstein amid speculation that the deputy attorney general may have to recuse himself from overseeing an investigation into Russian election meddling. “The president has confidence in everyone who serves in this administration,” press secretary Sean Spicer said when ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Didn’t Admit To Being Under Investigation When He Said He’s Under Investigation

Politico reports: When President Donald Trump wrote online last week that “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director,” it was not an admission that he is indeed being investigated, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said Monday morning, but instead a Twitter-shortened reaction to media coverage of ongoing probes into his 2016 campaign. Conway’s insistence Monday morning that ...

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John Oliver Tees Off On Trump’s Coal Lies [VIDEO]

Romper recaps: As part of his campaign strategy, President Trump assured laid-off workers from some of the most environmentally destructive industrial jobs that he was committed to rolling back the EPA regulations that limited their work. Of course, reinvigorating the coal industry instead of investing in renewable energy sources could have devastating effects on the environment, so John Oliver addressed ...

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Trump Lawyer: He’s Not Being Investigated, Period

The Hill reports: One of President Trump’s attorneys on Sunday insisted “there is not an investigation of the president of the United States, period.” He was responding to reports that a Justice Department investigation has expanded to obstruction of justice charges related to the president’s decision to fire an FBI director, as well as apparent confirmation by the president himself. ...

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Trump Lies About His Approval Ratings

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has claimed his approval rating is higher than that of Barack Obama – despite the data he is referring to suggesting the opposite is true. “The new Rasmussen Poll, one of the most accurate in the 2016 Election, just out with a Trump 50% Approval Rating. That’s higher than O’s #’s,” he wrote in an ...

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Trump’s Financial Disclosure Reveals He Owes Hundreds Of Millions To Banks Currently Lobbying Congress

The International Business Times reports: Financial disclosure documents released Friday by the Office of Government Ethics shed new light on President Trump’s finances, even as he refuses to release his tax returns. The documents show that Trump owes hundreds of millions of dollars to major financial institutions — some with business before Trump’s administration. According to section 8 of the ...

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REPORT: Trump Is Screaming At Televisions Again

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time Friday that he is under federal investigation as part of the expanding probe into Russia’s election meddling. He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. Trump advisers and confidants describe ...

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Gingrich: Presidents Are Immune From Obstruction Charges (Voted To Impeach Clinton For Obstruction)

Market Watch reports: With President Donald Trump blasting reports that he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, Trump ally and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said any charge wouldn’t stick for one simple reason. “Technically, the president of the United States cannot obstruct justice,” Gingrich said Friday during an event at the National Press Club. “The president of ...

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SAYS WHO: Trump Lawyer Hires His Own Lawyer

Citing an unnamed source, this afternoon NBC’s Katy Tur reports on Twitter that Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, he of “says who!” fame, has hired his own attorney to represent him in the ever-expanding Russia investigation. According to Tur, Cohen is now scheduled to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on September 5th. Tur’s source says the delay is due ...

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Trump Brags About His Social Media Followers

The Hill reports: President Trump assailed the ongoing probes of Russia’s role in the 2016 election on Friday, blasting Congress and the Justice Department for continuing the investigations despite not presenting “any proof” of collusion between his campaign and the Kremlin. Reports emerged this week that the government’s probe of last year’s election has expanded to included possible obstruction of ...

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Hair Furor Tweetstorm: Squirrel! Squirrel! Squirrel!

The Independent reports: President Donald Trump has mounted another Twitter attack on former election opponent Hillary Clinton, accusing her of having covert dealing with Russia, destroying her phones with a hammer, and “bleaching” her emails. The tweets come one day after The Washington Post reported that Mr Trump is under investigation for potential obstruction of justice. The Post reports Robert Mueller, ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: I Totally Can’t Talk About The President’s Tweets Because I’m Not The President

Raw Story reports: White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Thursday that she was forbidden from discussing things that President Donald Trump has written on Twitter. In a tweet on Thursday morning, Trump accused Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conducting a “witch hunt” after news reports suggested that the president may be under investigation for obstruction of ...

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Trump Slams “Phony” Obstruction Of Justice Probe

The Hill reports: President Trump early Thursday pushed back on a report that the special counsel leading the Russia probe is now looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. The president has in the past decried the investigation into the Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential race and pushed backed against reports of collusion. On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported the ...

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Opens Obstruction Of Justice Probe Over Trump’s Firing Of James Comey

The Washington Post reports:  The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said. The move by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump’s own conduct marks a major ...

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