Trump Lies

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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New Court Filing By Robert Mueller: Paul Manafort Holds Three US Passports And Poses Significant Flight Risk

The Washington Post reports: Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort keeps three U.S. passports with different identification numbers and submitted 10 passport applications in as many years, the office of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III disclosed in a new court filing Tuesday arguing that Manafort poses a significant flight risk. The 17-page filing came one day after Manafort and ...

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REPORT: Trump Nominee Sam Clovis Has Turned

Politico reports: Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee to be the Agriculture Department’s chief scientist, has been “a fully cooperative witness” in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts told POLITICO. Clovis, a former co-chair and policy adviser to Trump’s campaign, knew that another campaign adviser, George Papadopoulos, was ...

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Lewandowski Wildly Contradicts Himself On Manafort

Lewandowski is literally blaming the FBI for not warning Trump about Manafort. Check out the twisting. Via Mediaite: “He came on to the campaign in a very limited capacity, to help us find delegates,” Lewandowski said of Manafort, who was hired by the Trump campaign as chairman. But when Fox News’s Steve Doocy asked if federal authorities are supposed to ...

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Trump Rages That Mueller’s Indictments Are Fake News

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to respond to the indictment of Paul Manafort, his former campaign chairman, and others. Concerned that the president may fight back after Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling led to two indictments and a guilty plea for his former advisers Monday, top Democrats laid down a marker for ...

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Paul Manafort Hit With 12 Felony Charges: Conspiracy Against United States, Money Laundering, Lying To Feds

The BBC reports: The FBI special counsel’s spokesman has just given us this statement: “Paul J. Manafort, Jr., 68, of Alexandria, Va., and Richard W. Gates III, 45, of Richmond, Va., have been indicted by a federal grand jury on Oct. 27, 2017, in the District of Columbia. “The indictment contains 12 counts: conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to ...

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Trump Attempts To Distract From Manafort Arrest

The Hill reports: President Trump early Monday cited a report claiming the Obama campaign paid the law firm that routed money to the research firm behind the controversial and unverified dossier that alleges connections between Trump and the Kremlin. The president is referencing a report from the conservative website The Federalist that says Obama’s campaign paid $972,000 to the law ...

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Trump Explodes Over “Phony” Mueller Indictments

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump responded to reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is about to indict people in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by pointing the finger at Democrats. Trump said the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with the Kremlin is “phony,” “bad for our country,” a “witch hunt,” and “evil politics.” He ...

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REPORT: Russian Lawyer Shared Talking Points With Kremlin Ahead Of Trump Tower Meeting With Junior

The New York Times reports: Natalia V. Veselnitskaya arrived at a meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016 hoping to interest top Trump campaign officials in the contents of a memo she believed contained information damaging to the Democratic Party and, by extension, Hillary Clinton. The material was the fruit of her research as a private lawyer, she has repeatedly ...

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57: Trump Shatters His One-Week Record For Lies

Daniel Dale reports at the Toronto Star: The news out of Washington last week was dominated by the fallout from President Donald Trump’s lies about his interactions with the families of fallen soldiers. There were other Trump whoppers that didn’t get discussed. Oh, were there other whoppers. The president uttered 57 — 57! — false claims from Monday through Sunday. ...

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Trump Attacks Dem Rep. Frederica Wilson For Sixth Day, Crows About Fake News Poll: It’s Finally Sinking In

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday said media organizations have “lost cred,” pointing to a recent poll that found almost half of voters think the media make up stories about him. A Politico/Morning Consult poll released last week found that 46 percent of voters think the media fabricate reports about Trump and his administration. Seventy-six percent of Republicans think ...

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White House Trashes Press For Daring To Report About Proven Lies By A “Four-Star Marine General” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: The White House on Friday said that its chief of staff “absolutely” stands by his false comments about Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), despite video evidence proving him wrong. While railing against Wilson’s criticism of President Trump’s call with a Gold Star widow, Kelly told media on Thursday that he recalled Wilson grandstanding during a somber FBI ...

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Clip Proves Kelly Lied About Florida House Rep [VIDEO]

CNN reports: White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly on Thursday erroneously claimed that Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, claimed credit for securing “$20 million” in federal funding to build a new FBI field office in Miami in 2015, according to a video of the event posted Friday by the Sun Sentinel. Wilson took credit in her speech at the ...

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John Kelly Confirms Trump’s Words To Gold Star Family After Trump Denounced Reports As “Lies” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: White House chief of staff John Kelly, in an extraordinary and at times emotional statement Thursday, said he advised President Donald Trump on what to say before he called the families of the four fallen soldiers who died during an ambush in Niger. Kelly said from the White House briefing room that he advised Trump to offer similar ...

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Compulsive Liar Whines Yet Again About Fake News

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump took to Twitter late Tuesday afternoon to complain about “fiction writers” at cable networks and “dying magazines and newspapers.” He also preemptively shifted blame to Democrats for “any rise in ObamaCare premiums.” It was unclear whether Trump was referring to any particular report of a number published recently that seemed likely to draw ...

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White House Defends Trump’s Ridiculous Lie That Obama Never Called Families Of US Soldiers: It’s A Fact

Talking Points Memo reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told TPM Monday that President Donald Trump was not criticizing his predecessor when he claimed that former President Barack Obama did not call grieving military families. Trump walked back the claim when a reporter asked him about it. At a press conference Monday, Trump claimed that “President Obama and ...

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OUTRAGEOUS LIE: Trump Claims Obama Never Called The Families Of US Soldiers Killed In Action [VIDEO]

Heavy reports: President Donald Trump on Monday accused former presidents, including Barack Obama, of not contacting the families of fallen soldiers after their deaths. The comments came from the Rose Garden of the White House alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Trump was speaking about the deaths of three Green Berets in Niger when he made the remarks. “The toughest ...

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