Trump Lies

Trump Lies Again About “Fake News Media”

Trump, as always, is lying. Just one example from the New York Times: In 2014, Russians working for a shadowy firm called the Internet Research Agency started gathering American followers in online groups focused on issues like religion and immigration. Around mid-2015, the Russians began buying digital ads to spread their messages. A year later, they tapped their followers to ...

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White House Spox: Democrats And The Media Have Created More Chaos Than The Russians [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Journalists lashed out at a White House spokesman on Saturday after the aide to President Trump claimed that news media and Democrats have caused more “chaos” than Russia. White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley made the comments during an interview on Fox News while responding to special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of Russian nationals for meddling ...

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Trump Reacts To Mueller’s Indictments: No Collusion!

USA Today reports: President Trump declared that his presidential campaign “did nothing wrong” hours after special counsel Robert Mueller announced new federal indictments against Russian nationals for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election. Trump, who rarely acknowledges Russia’s election meddling, said their activities began in 2014 – “long before I announced that I would run for president. The results of ...

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Trump: Democrats Have Abandoned Dreamers

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday accused Democrats of abandoning young immigrants after the Senate rejected three separate immigration bills a day earlier. The president’s tweet came a day after senators rejected three proposals that would have resolved the fate of the “Dreamers” — young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Trump, however, refused to back any ...

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Rick Gates Close To Plea Deal With Mueller

CNN reports: Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates is finalizing a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, indicating he’s poised to cooperate in the investigation, according to sources familiar with the case. Gates has already spoken to Mueller’s team about his case and has been in plea negotiations for about a month. He’s had what criminal lawyers call ...

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Senate Weighs Contempt Charge For Bannon Because He’ll Only Answer Questions Approved By White House

CNN reports: Steve Bannon told the House Intelligence Committee that he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive privilege on behalf of President Donald Trump, declining to answer a wide array of key questions pertinent to the Russia investigation and prompting lawmakers to consider holding him in contempt. GOP Rep. Mike Conaway and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff ...

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New Filings Reveal Trump’s Inauguration Committee Paid $26M To Event Firm Run By Adviser To Melania

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s inaugural committee paid nearly $26 million to an event planning firm started by an adviser to the first lady, Melania Trump, while donating $5 million — less than expected — to charity, according to tax filings released on Thursday. The nonprofit group that oversaw Mr. Trump’s inauguration and surrounding events in January 2017, ...

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Trump Finally Breaks Silence On Rob Porter: Everyone Knows I’m Totally Opposed To Domestic Violence

CBS News reports: President Trump gave his first personal, full-throated condemnation of domestic violence Wednesday since the controversy surrounding former White House aide Rob Porter. “I am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind, everyone knows that. And it almost wouldn’t even have to be said. So now you hear it. But you all know it,” the president said ...

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REPORT: With Trump Lawyer’s Admission Of Payment, Stormy Daniels Says She’s Now Free To Talk About Fling

The Blast reports: Stormy Daniels has suddenly changed her position and is ready to spill all the tea regarding her alleged affair with Donald Trump, and it all has to do with the president’s personal attorney allegedly breaching a contract he negotiated with the porn star. Sources close to Daniels tell The Blast that her legal team notified President Trump’s ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will meet the press corps in a briefing set for 1:00 p.m. ET. What will she likely be asked about today? There are still many questions as to the timeline of events in the Rob Porter scandal, which has led to the opening of an oversight committee probe by Rep. Trey ...

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Junior Attacks Olympic Medalist Adam Rippon

The New York Post reports: Donald Trump Jr. slammed US Olympic medalist Adam Rippon for the athlete’s criticism of Vice President Mike Pence’s position on gay rights. The president’s eldest son was responding to a report that claimed Rippon — an openly gay figure skater — did not want his Olympic experience to be “about Mike Pence.” “Really?” Trump Jr. ...

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Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Claims He Paid Porn Star Out Of His Own Pocket, Not From Campaign Funds

The New York Times reports: Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, said on Tuesday that he had paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a pornographic-film actress who had once claimed to have had an affair with Mr. Trump. In the most detailed explanation of the 2016 payment made to the actress, Stephanie Clifford, Mr. Cohen, who ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Today should be another Porter-palooza. The Associated Press reports: The White House will hold a press briefing Tuesday afternoon with press secretary Sarah Sanders. The briefing is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. EST. President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that it’s now or never when it comes to extending protections for young immigrants who have stayed in the country illegally. ...

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REPORT: Accused Wife Beater Rob Porter Was Up For White House Promotion When News Broke [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: You can’t make this up. With FBI Director Christopher Wray contradicting the White House’s story on when they knew about the allegations that ex-staffer Rob Porter abused his ex-wives, CNN is now reporting that Porter was under consideration for a promotion when the accusations publicly surfaced last week. “We’re learning not only did he take an important role ...

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BOOM: FBI Contradicts WH On Porter Timeline [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday the agency in late July completed a background check for security clearance for former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned amid allegations of domestic abuse by two former wives. Wray’s comments conflict with the White House assertion that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and intelligence agencies had not completed ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch.com reports: The White House will host a press briefing with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at 2 p.m. on Monday. Likely topics include President Trump’s proposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan and the status of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, who has come under fire for his handling of the domestic violence allegations involving former White House Staff ...

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Trump Whines About “Fake News” For 1000th Time

The Hill reports: President Trump ripped the news media on Sunday, saying the press does not want to cover positive stories. The tweet comes as the White House is facing major backlash for its handling of domestic abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter. Porter resigned last week, but chief of staff John Kelly reportedly knew for months that ...

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Makes Morning Show Rounds In Defense Of John Kelly [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Sunday that President Trump has full confidence in chief of staff John Kelly amid the fallout from abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter. “I spoke with the president last night about this very issue and he wanted me to reemphasize to everyone, including this morning that he has ...

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Man Who Makes Wild Unfounded Allegations About His Political Enemies Whines About Lack Of Due Process

The AP reports: The morning after defending a former aide who is accused of abusing his ex-wives, President Donald Trump lamented that lives are being “shattered” by a “mere allegation.” The president’s Saturday morning tweet came after wished Rob Porter well in his future endeavors without any mention of the two ex-wives who have accused Porter of physical and emotional ...

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Trump Blames Dems For “Very Political” Memo

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday morning offered an explanation for his decision not to release a Democratic rebuttal of the Republican memo that made the case the F.B.I. abused its powers and was politically motivated in the spying on of Carter Page. Democrats have been angling for the declassification of their memo, which they claim outlines ...

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