Trump Lies

WH Readies Plan To Undermine Rosenstein’s Credibility

CNN reports: The White House is preparing talking points designed to undermine Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s credibility, according to sources familiar with the plan. The plan calls on President Donald Trump’s allies to cast Rosenstein as too conflicted to fairly oversee the Russia investigation. The talking points are still in their preliminary form, and not yet finalized, people familiar ...

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Former Trump Tower Doorman Denies He Invented Story About Trump Love Child: I Passed A Polygraph

The Washington Post reports: A spokesman for the Trump Organization on Thursday denied the story that doorman Dino Sajudin told the tabloid: that Trump fathered a child out of wedlock in the late 1980s and that top executives of the Trump Organization, including longtime security chief Matt Calamari, knew about it. “Mr. Sajudin’s claims are completely false,” the Trump Organization ...

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Trump Praises Himself On Handling Mueller Probe

He just had to get in a dig at the Clintons. The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday defended the White House team heading up his defense in the ongoing Russia investigation. Trump declared he has confidence in the White House lawyer handling the Russia probe, who has come under fire from outside allies who want him to take a ...

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RNC Launches LyinComey.com Attack Campaign

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s allies are preparing an extensive campaign to fight back against James Comey’s publicity tour, trying to undermine the credibility of the former FBI director by reviving the blistering Democratic criticism of him before he was fired nearly a year ago. The battle plan against Comey, obtained by CNN, calls for branding the nation’s former top ...

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Mueller To Subpoena 35 Witnesses In Manafort Trial

Fox News reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller is moving to subpoena 35 witnesses to testify in the case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Fox News has learned. Mueller’s team made its request to the clerk of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District in Virginia on April 6. “It is respectfully requested that the Clerk of said ...

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FBI’s Cohen Raid Also Sought Pussygate Dirt

The New York Times reports: The F.B.I. agents who raided the office and hotel of President Trump’s lawyer on Monday were seeking all records related to the “Access Hollywood” tape in which Mr. Trump was heard making vulgar comments about women, according to three people who have been briefed on the contents of a federal search warrant. The search warrant ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

PBS NewsHour reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to address possible U.S. action in Syria as tensions over a suspected chemical attack continue to grow. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles “will ...

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Trump Blames Mueller For Tensions With Russia

The Cohen raid continues to freak him out: President Trump on Wednesday blamed tensions between the U.S. and Russia on special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a tweet, Trump ripped into Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the official at the Department of Justice with the authority to dismiss Mueller, saying both ...

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Former State Official Rewarded With Federal Judiciary Nomination After Refusing To Sue Trump University

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports: President Donald Trump nominated David S. Morales to fill a federal judge vacancy for the Southern District of Texas in Corpus Christi. In 2016 Morales’ role in then-Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Office gained attention. Morales said in a statement that year that he decided not to pursue a $5.4 million lawsuit against Trump and Trump ...

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Cohen Says FBI Agents Were “Professional, Respectful,” Wishes He Had A Do-Over On Stormy Daniels Payoff

CNN reports: In his first comments since the FBI raid on his home and office, Michael Cohen said the FBI agents “were extremely professional, courteous and respectful.” The comments contrast with President Donald Trump who complained Monday that agents “broke into the office of one of my personal attorneys.” “I am unhappy to have my personal residence and office raided. ...

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GOP Senators Warn Trump Against Firing Mueller

NBC News reports: Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Fox Business Network Tuesday that he had “confidence” in the special counsel, and that “it would be suicide for the president to fire Mueller.” Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., said he thought Trump was “too smart” to get rid of Mueller: “I think it would provoke ...

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State TV Reporter: Trump Mouthed “Thank You” To Me For Asking “Why Don’t You Just Fire Robert Mueller?”

Fox News radio White House correspondent Jon Decker: “I don’t know if you know this, Kevin, but it was me who actually asked the question to the president, ‘Why don’t you just fire Mueller?’ And the president responded to that, which was pretty remarkable in terms of what he was telling us and obviously telling the rest of the American ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Today’s topics should prove entertaining: Michael Cohen: The FBI on Monday raided the office of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer. Trump called the raid a “TOTAL WITCH HUNT” and added that “attorney-client privilege is dead.” This will likely be a major focus for reporters at today’s briefing. Stormy Daniels: When the feds raided Cohen’s office yesterday, they were looking for ...

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FBI’s Cohen Raid Also Sought Info On National Enquirer

The New York Times reports: The F.B.I. agents who raided the office of President Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday were looking for records about payments to two women who claim they had affairs with Mr. Trump, and information related to the publisher of The National Enquirer’s role in silencing one of the women, several people briefed on the investigation said. ...

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Former FBI Assistant Director: Cohen Could Spend Decades In Prison If Linked To Threat Against Stormy

Mediaite reports: Former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen could spend “decades” behind bars as a result of the raid on his Manhattan office. “If you’re looking at multiple violations of everything that we’ve heard come out of the possible search warrant motivations, you’re looking at decades, a couple of decades ...

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Cohen Asks Court To Dismiss Stormy’s Defamation Suit

Michael Cohen had a VERY full day yesterday. Talking Points Memo reports: Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney of President Donald Trump, on Monday asked a federal judge in California to dismiss porn actress Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against him. Daniels added the defamation complaint to her lawsuit against Trump last month, arguing that Cohen insinuated that she was a ...

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Mueller Probes $150K Payment From Ukrainian Mogul

The New York Times reports: The special counsel is investigating a payment made to President Trump’s foundation by a Ukrainian steel magnate for a talk during the campaign, according to three people briefed on the matter, as part of a broader examination of streams of foreign money to Mr. Trump and his associates in the years leading up to the ...

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Trump Rages: Attorney-Client Privilege Is Dead!

NBC News reports: The lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels said he “feels sorry” for Donald Trump’s personal attorney, branding him the president’s “scapegoat” after it was revealed that the FBI on Monday raided Michael Cohen’s office and hotel room. “I think when push comes to shove he’s going to fold like a cheap deck of cards, I really ...

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Trump Slams Jeff Sessions For Cohen Raid: This Witch Hunt Is A Disgraceful Attack On Our Country [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump said he has just heard that the office of one of his personal attorneys was broken into, a reference to the FBI raid of Michael Cohen’s office. During a meeting with his military advisers at the White House Monday, he called it a disgraceful situation and a witch hunt. “I have this witch hunt constantly ...

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WAPO: Trump Lawyer Cohen Is Under Investigation For Possible Bank Fraud And Campaign Finance Violations

The Washington Post just updated their “FBI raids Michael Cohen” story with a single and very delicious sentence. Trump attorney Cohen is being investigated for possible bank fraud, campaign finance violations, according to a person familiar with the case. From their original story: Under Department of Justice regulations governing the special counsel’s work, Mueller is required to consult with Deputy ...

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