Trump Lies

Trump Wants Contest For Most Dishonest Fake News

In today’s fake news tantrum, Trump declared himself to be “your favorite president” and called for a contest to award a trophy to the most dishonest network. This morning’s rant came minutes after Trump was excoriated on CNN over reports that he’s privately been telling people that the Access Hollywood “Pussygate” tape isn’t real, despite his video apology in which ...

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Chris Cuomo Blasts Trump For Denying Pussygate Tape

Via Mediaite: How on earth could President Donald Trump deny that the infamous Access Hollywood tape is authentic? That’s what Chris Cuomo wanted to know Monday on New Day. The anchor was equal parts perplexed and insulted that Trump would now try to claim Fake News on a video he already admitted was the real deal — a clip for ...

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Trump Recently Claimed #Pussygate Tape Is Fake

In a report on how Trump’s support for Roy Moore has handed the Democrats a juicy midterms talking point, the New York Times reveals this nugget: Something deeper has been consuming Mr. Trump. He sees the calls for Mr. Moore to step aside as a version of the response to the now-famous “Access Hollywood” tape, in which he boasted about ...

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Trump Golfs For 80th Time Since Taking Office

The Hill reports: President Trump traveled to his West Palm Beach, Florida golf club Saturday, marking the fourth consecutive day he’s visited one of his golf properties. Trump departed his Mar-a-Lago resort at 7:45 a.m. Saturday and arrived at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach 10 minutes later, according to pool reports. Photos of Woods and Trump golfing ...

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REPORT: Manafort Visited Moscow At Least 18 Times

McClatchy reports: Political guru Paul Manafort took at least 18 trips to Moscow and was in frequent contact with Vladimir Putin’s allies for nearly a decade as a consultant in Russia and Ukraine for oligarchs and pro-Kremlin parties. Even after the February 2014 fall of Ukraine’s pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, who won office with the help of a Manafort-engineered image ...

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Michael Flynn May Be “Cooperating” With Robert Mueller

The New York Times reports: Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, notified the president’s legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the special counsel’s investigation, according to four people involved in the case — an indication that Mr. Flynn is cooperating with prosecutors or negotiating a deal. Mr. Flynn’s lawyers had ...

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Trump Claims Credit For “Smooth” Thanksgiving Traffic

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump said Wednesday millions of Americans are encountering smooth roads and airports on the busiest travel day of the year under his watch. The president is currently at his Florida property, the Mar-a-Lago, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Trump golfed Wednesday, and had a “full schedule of meetings and phone calls,” White House deputy press secretary ...

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Trump Declares Full Day Of Meetings And Phone Calls, Promptly Goes Golfing For 77th Time Since Taking Office

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted that he would spend his day taking meetings and working phones — but just hours later, he drove to one of his own Florida golf courses. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump tweeted that he was keeping a busy schedule, despite the fact that it was the day before a national holiday. ...

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Trump Moves To Dissolve His “Charitable” Foundation

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation, which last year admitted violating federal rules on “self-dealing,” is in the process of dissolving, according to newly filed documents reviewed by NBC News. The move fulfills a promise Trump made last December, when he said he would wind down the Donald J. Trump Foundation to avoid conflicts of interest. New York’s ...

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Congress Probes Carter Page’s Meetings With Pro-Putin Hungarian Regime, “Central Hub For Russian Intel”

ABC News reports: Travels by Trump campaign adviser Carter Page to meet with senior officials in Hungary during the 2016 presidential election are being closely examined by congressional investigators, given the increasingly close ties between Hungary and Russia and the role of the country as a hub for Russian intelligence activity. The Hungarian prime minister was the first foreign leader ...

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Trump: Hillary Is The Biggest Loser Of All Time

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday invited his former Democratic presidential rival to try again in 2020. He attacked Hillary Clinton as “the worst (and biggest) loser of all time” in a tweet. Trump has said that he wants Clinton to run against him again in 2020, but she claims that her career “as an active politician” is “over.” ...

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From The Guy “Too Busy To Watch Television”

The Hill reports: President Trump bashed CNN upon his return from a 12-day Asia trip, calling it “fake” in an early morning tweet on Wednesday. Trump’s tweets come just days after he told reporters aboard Air Force One that he is usually too busy “reading documents” to watch cable news. Trump faced heavy criticism from Democrats over his trip to ...

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Jeff Sessions: I Have Never Lied About Russia! [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a raised voice and defiant tone, strongly defended himself Tuesday against allegations that he had misled members of Congress about his knowledge of communications between Russians and associates of President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign. “In all of my testimony, I can only do my best to answer all of ...

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Junior Secretly Communicated With Wikileaks

The Atlantic reports: The messages show WikiLeaks, a radical transparency organization that the American intelligence community believes was chosen by the Russian government to disseminate the information it had hacked, actively soliciting Trump Jr.’s cooperation. WikiLeaks made a series of increasingly bold requests, including asking for Trump’s tax returns, urging the Trump campaign on Election Day to reject the results ...

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John Oliver Explains Trump’s Trolling [VIDEO]

The Week reports: Trump is often staggeringly incoherent, but “the real damage isn’t in how he says things, but from three key techniques that he uses to insulate himself from criticism and consequence,” Oliver said: Delegitimizing the media, “whataboutism,” and trolling. “Despite Trump’s few real policy accomplishments to date, he has consistently achieved one thing, and that is making his ...

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Trump: It’s Fake News That I Watch A Lot Of Television, I’m Actually Too Busy Reading “A Lot Of Documents”

The Hill reports: President Trump told reporters Saturday that he doesn’t watch much television while at the White House because he’s busy “reading documents.” “Believe it or not, even when I’m in Washington or New York, I do not watch much television,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. “People that don’t know me, they like to say I watch ...

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REPORT: Papadopoulos Lied To FBI Out Of Loyalty To Trump, Didn’t Want To Contradict Him On Russia

ABC News reports: George Papadopoulos, the Trump foreign policy aide who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, initially misled agents out of what he claimed was loyalty to President Donald Trump, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation. Trump had publicly denied that there had been any contact between his campaign and Russian officials, and Papadopoulos ...

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Russian Lawyer: Junior Hinted At End To Sanctions If Daddy Won, Asked For Written Dirt On Hillary Clinton

Bloomberg reports: A Russian lawyer who met with President Donald Trump’s oldest son last year says he indicated that a law targeting Russia could be re-examined if his father won the election and asked her for written evidence that illegal proceeds went to Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, said in a two-and-a-half-hour interview in Moscow that she would ...

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REPORT: Mueller Poised To Indict Flynn And Flynn Jr.

NBC News reports: Federal investigators have gathered enough evidence to bring charges in their investigation of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser and his son as part of the probe into Russia’s intervention in the 2016 election, according to multiple sources familiar with the investigation. Michael T. Flynn, who was fired after just 24 days on the job, was ...

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Carter Page Testifies He Told Sessions About Russia Trip

CNN reports: Former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page privately testified Thursday that he mentioned to Jeff Sessions he was traveling to Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign — as new questions emerge about the attorney general’s comments to Congress about Russia and the Trump campaign. During more than six hours of closed-door testimony, Page said that he informed Sessions ...

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