Trump Lies

Trump Quotes Fox Host On Hillary’s “Criminality”

Via Mediaite: President Donald Trump’s TiVo was working overtime on Tuesday morning, as it seemed he was catching up on last night’s episode of Martha McCallum’s Fox News show. Former judge Andrew Napolitano was reacting to Trump’s remarks in an interview with Jeanine Pirro from the weekend, in which he called on “you know who” — ostensibly Attorney General Jeff ...

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Hope Hicks To Appear Before House Intel Panel

Bloomberg reports: White House communications director Hope Hicks is scheduled to be interviewed privately Tuesday by the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to two House officials familiar with the matter. Her appearance before the committee is scheduled for 10 a.m., said the officials, who asked for anonymity to discuss the plans. On ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

UPI reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is scheduled to give an on-camera press briefing on Monday afternoon. The briefing is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. EST. Sanders likely will face questions about the Supreme Court’s refusal to bypass the usual appeals court process and rule on attempts to block President Donald Trump’s plan to end the Deferred ...

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SURE JAN: Trump Tells GOP Governors He’d Have Run Into Parkland School “Even If I Didn’t Have A Weapon”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is telling the nation’s governors that he would have run into the deadly Florida high school shooting “even if I didn’t have a weapon.” The president is again finding fault with officers who didn’t stop the Florida gunman who carried out the massacre earlier this month. Trump says the deputies “weren’t exactly Medal ...

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Trump Lies About Quote From Fox News Host

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump mangled a quote from a Fox News anchor in an attack on Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. In a tweet late Saturday, Trump claimed to have quoted a Fox News report by Molly Line, who was describing a Democrat memo rebutting GOP claims of surveillance abuses by Justice Department ...

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RNC Is Paying $37K/Month In Trump Tower Rent

CNBC reports: Soon after the Republican National Committee came under pressure for paying legal bills for President Donald Trump and his eldest son in the special counsel’s Russia probe, it started covering expenses for the president’s re-election campaign. The RNC is using campaign funds to pay Trump’s company more than $37,000 a month in rent, and to pay thousands of ...

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Rick Gates Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate Further

The New York Times reports: A former top adviser to Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud and lying to investigators in the special counsel inquiry into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and will cooperate with the investigation. The adviser, Rick Gates, is a longtime political consultant who once served as Mr. Trump’s deputy campaign ...

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Special Interest Business Groups Win Regulatory Favors After Booking Their Conventions At Trump Properties

The Associated Press reports: Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on more stringent labeling standards. And title insurers declared “victory” for getting changes that benefited them in the tax overhaul. What do all ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

The Associated Press reports: The White House will hold a press briefing Thursday afternoon with deputy press secretary Raj Shah. The briefing is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present. He tweeted his strongest stance as ...

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SURE JAN: White House Denies “War On The Press”

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday night argued the Trump administration has “not declared war on the press,” despite concerns from a past press secretary. Mike McCurry, who served as press secretary during the Clinton administration, pressed Sanders over President Trump’s repeated attacks on the media, including his claim that the media is the ...

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Mueller Questions Whether Paul Manafort Promised Banker A White House Job In Return For $16M In Loans

NBC News reports: Federal investigators are probing whether former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised a Chicago banker a job in the Trump White House in return for $16 million in home loans, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told NBC News. Manafort received three separate loans in December 2016 and January 2017 from Federal Savings Bank for ...

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CHAIN MIGRATION: Melania Trump’s Parents Now Legal Permanent Residents, Close To Full US Citizenship

The Washington Post reports: The parents of first lady Melania Trump have become legal permanent residents of the United States and are close to obtaining their citizenship, according to people familiar with their status, but their attorney declined to say how or when the couple gained their green cards. Immigration experts said Viktor and Amalija Knavs very likely relied on ...

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Trump Again Attacks Sessions Over Russia Probe

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump slammed the attorney general on Wednesday, calling on his more than 48 million Twitter followers to “ask Jeff Session” why the Obama administration is not the focus of the special counsel’s Russia probe. Trump has used his Twitter account to attack Sessions before, particularly since Sessions recused himself from investigating matters relating to the 2016 ...

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Junior Denies Profiting From Presidency: Nonsense

The Associated Press reports: Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father’s presidency is “nonsense” as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures. The eldest son of President Donald Trump, who is in India to meet ...

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White House Ridicules Press: You Guys Are Confused, Trump Never Said That Russia Didn’t Meddle [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted to reporters today that President Trump has accepted that Russia meddled in the election. The first question of the press briefing, from NBC News’ Kristen Welker, concerned whether President Trump finally accepts that Russia meddled and influenced the 2016 election. “One of the places where you guys seem to get ...

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Trump Rages About Woman’s Claim Of Forcible Kissing

The Washington Post reports: She believed her best chance to be heard was through sheer repetition, so Rachel Crooks took her seat at the dining table and prepared to tell the story again. She was used to difficult audiences, to skeptics and Internet trolls who flooded her Facebook page with threats, but this was a generous crowd: a dozen women, ...

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Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Worked To Quash Photo Of Glorious Leader Signing Breasts Of Topless Woman

The New York Times reports: As accounts of past sexual indiscretions threatened to surface during Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign, the job of stifling potentially damaging stories fell to his longtime lawyer and all-around fixer, Michael D. Cohen. To protect his boss at critical junctures in his improbable political rise, the lawyer relied on intimidation tactics, hush money and the ...

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Trump Quotes State TV In Lying Tweetstorm

The Wrap reports: President Donald Trump was watching “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday, tweeting out his gratitude to the Fox News morning show over a segment focusing on President Obama’s handling of the Russia threat. Trump added an attack on Obama, pulled word for word from the “Fox & Friends” line up. The tweets came after show co-hosts Steve Doocy, ...

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Mueller Is Bearing Down On Jared Kushner

CNN reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s interest in Jared Kushner has expanded beyond his contacts with Russia and now includes his efforts to secure financing for his company from foreign investors during the presidential transition, according to people familiar with the inquiry. This is the first indication that Mueller is exploring Kushner’s discussions with potential non-Russian foreign investors, including in ...

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Trump Again Attacks Obama On Russian Meddling

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor on Twitter, asking why he didn’t do more to prevent Russian election meddling. Trump raised similar questions over the weekend, after an indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russians with a plot to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. President Barack Obama in late 2016 defended ...

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