Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump Claims The FBI Never Warned Him About The Russian Infiltrators (That The FBI Warned Him About)

Via Mediaite: Even as some Republicans have suggested it may not be entirely accurate, President Trump is standing by his “SpyGate” claim. He also tweeted this afternoon that the FBI and/or DOJ never contacted him about this “phony Russia problem.” However, NBC News reported late last year that “in the weeks after he became the Republican nominee on July 19, ...

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Trump Blames Dems For Breakup Of Migrant Families, A Policy That Was Endorsed By His Own Attorney General

The Week reports: The president’s critique of the practice of breaking up migrant families at the border is a complete reversal of his administration’s previous stance. “If you are smuggling a child then we will prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you as required by law,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this month. “If you don’t ...

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North Koreans Try To Buy Trump’s Summit Coin

The Hill reports: The CEO of the White House Gift Shop revealed on Saturday that North Koreans had tried unsuccessfully to purchase a so-called “trip coin” commemorating the since-cancelled meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a note to customers posted on the gift shop’s website, Tony Giannini said that the commemorative coin had buyers ...

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Spanish Police Provide FBI With Wiretaps Of Russian “Godfather” That Met With Junior At NRA Convention

Yahoo News reports: The FBI has obtained secret wiretaps collected by Spanish police of conversations involving Alexander Torshin [photo], a deputy governor of Russia’s Central Bank who has forged close ties with U.S. lawmakers and the National Rifle Association, that led to a meeting with Donald Trump Jr. during the gun lobby’s annual convention in Louisville, Ky., in May 2016, ...

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AP Fact Check: Trump Lied To Naval Academy Cadets

This morning Glorious Leader gave the commencement address at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis and as usual he told some outright whoppers. The Associated Press reports: TRUMP: “Going to have new equipment and well-deserved pay raises. We just got you a big pay raise. First time in 10 years. We got you a big pay increase. First time in ...

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Trump Signs Executive Orders Making It Easier To Fire Federal Workers, Cutting Amount Of Paid Union Time

The Washington Post reports: President Trump issued three executive orders Friday aimed at overhauling the federal bureaucracy by making it easier to fire poor performers, sharply curtailing the amount of time federal employees can be paid for union work and directing agencies to negotiate tougher union contracts. The orders could result in the biggest changes in a generation to civil ...

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Manafort Loses Bid To Have Charges Dismissed

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort lost a bid on Friday to have certain criminal charges by a U.S. special counsel dismissed, including one count that he conspired to launder money. Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is presiding over Manafort’s case in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said in a ruling that she ...

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T-Mobile Has Been Paying Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski For Sprint Merger “Advice”

Mediaite reports: Cellular provider T-Mobile is paying for advice from former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on their upcoming merger with Sprint, according to a Wall Street Journal report. On Thursday, T-Mobile announced that it hired Turnberry Solutions back in August to help secure federal approval of the merging of the two companies in a takeover deal. Along with ...

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Gas Prices Have Spiked 31% Since Last Memorial Day

CNN Money reports: Get ready for sticker shock at the gas station if you’re one of the estimated 41.5 million Americans hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend. Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. A spike in crude oil prices has lifted the national average price of gas by 31% over the past year, according to AAA. The rebound ...

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Giuliani: Summit More Likely Than Mueller Interview, At Least North Korea Won’t Try To Trap Him Into Perjury

The Washington Post reports: For Trump, the summit cancellation brings one silver lining — at least in the eyes of his lawyer. Giuliani said the president would now be free to focus on whether to sit for an interview with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team in the Russia investigation. Still, Giuliani added, he believes Trump is more likely ...

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REVEALED: Cohen Met With Oligarch At Trump Tower Before Inauguration To Discuss US-Russia Relations

The New York Times reports: Eleven days before the presidential inauguration last year, a billionaire Russian businessman with ties to the Kremlin visited Trump Tower in Manhattan to meet with Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen, according to video footage and another person who attended the meeting. In Mr. Cohen’s office on the 26th floor, he ...

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Dem Senator Wants Open Hearing With Junior About His “False Testimony” On Meetings With Foreigners

NBC News reports: Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., says the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., may have provided “false testimony” to the Senate Judiciary Committee when he was asked about the Trump campaign’s involvement with foreign governments and foreign nationals. In a two-page letter Thursday to Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the panel, Coons said that information in recent ...

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Trump Says North Korea Summit Might Be Back On Again Because “Everybody Plays Games” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: While departing the White House on Friday, President Trump told pool reporters that his administration is still speaking with North Korea, and indicated that the peace summit he canceled yesterday could still take place. Trump canceled the summit, originally scheduled for June 12, in a letter addressed to North Korean leader Kim Jong Unm yesterday. Trump even ...

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Trump Unleashes Yet Another “Spygate” Tweetstorm

The Hill reports: President Trump raised once again on Friday the claim that the FBI improperly spied on his presidential campaign, suggesting that the bureau used a top-secret informant to surveil his team long before it began investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The tweets were Trump’s latest suggesting that the FBI planted a mole within his campaign to ...

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Tony Perkins: Patriotism Is “No Longer Optional” In The NFL Because They Learned Not To Tangle With Trump

Just in from hate group leader Tony Perkins: The NFL season hasn’t started, but the league is doing its best to make sure they still have fans when it does! After a year-long controversy that cost him fans, advertisers, and ratings, Commissioner Roger Goodell finally decided to step in and stop the bleeding. A new anthem policy will take effect ...

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Dems After DOJ Briefing: “No Evidence” Of Spying

Buzzfeed News reports: Congressional leaders on Thursday participated in an unusual pair of meetings with administration officials to discuss the FBI’s use of an informant in its counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia in 2016. Democrats who attended the meetings said there was “no evidence” presented to support the claim repeatedly made by President Donald Trump in ...

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James Clapper Rips Into Trump’s Orwellian “Spygate” Lies: “Up Is Down, Black Is White, Peace Is War”

“He deliberately spun it, distorted it. I mean this is George Orwell — up is down, black is white, peace is war. That’s exactly what I didn’t say. I took aversion to the word spy, it was the most benign version of information gathering. The important thing is the whole reason the FBI was doing this was concern over what ...

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Michael Cohen’s Book About Trump Gets Scrapped

The Daily Beast reports: Michael Cohen’s legal troubles have claimed another victim: his personal memoir. Earlier this year, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer met with a number of publishers in New York, pitching a book which had been tentatively titled Trump Revolution: From The Tower to The White House, Understanding Donald J. Trump. According to two sources with knowledge ...

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ANOTHER LIE: White House Lawyer Handling Russia Probe Attends Classified DOJ Briefing On FBI Tactics

The Hill reports: Emmet Flood, a White House lawyer handling the Russia investigation, was seen Thursday afternoon at a pair of classified meetings between members of Congress and senior Justice Department officials about the FBI’s tactics in the probe. His attendance—along with the similarly brief attendance of Chief of Staff John Kelly—was a reversal from press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ ...

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Loony Louie: Kim Will Come Back Begging [VIDEO]

“Listen, let me tell you, it won’t be off permanently because North Korea is going to find out now what he didn’t realize was that Trump was serious about. There will be a price that North Korea will pay and Donald Trump will lead us in — in getting that price for them and then it will be the North ...

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