Tag Archives: Trump lies

DOJ Court Filing: No, Obama Never Wiretapped Trump

Law & Crime reports: The Trump administration just confirmed–for at least the second time–that there is no evidence then-candidate Donald Trump was wire-tapped at Trump Tower in late 2016. In a 178-page court filing released late Friday night, the Department of Justice noted, “[t]he Government has made two acknowledgments” regarding claims that the previous administration of Barack Obama wiretapped Trump …

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Eric Trump Defends The Dotard’s Praise For Assaulting Reporters: This Is Actually Exactly Why My Father Won

“He wasn’t the guy that body-slammed anybody. He can have fun. By the way, this is actually exactly why my father won. Because so many people were so sick and tired of the little caged, the perfect, the perfectly scripted politician who memorized their little sound bite and went out there and had no crowds, and they weren’t any fun, …

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Eric Trump: We Have Zero Investments In Russia, Zero In Saudi Arabia, Nothing To Do With Either Country

Media Matters has the transcript: BRIAN KILMEADE: Every time there’s an international incident, they say, well, the president is too nice to Vladimir Putin, that’s because he has so many investments in Russia. Then he says, he’s too open to letting this investigation play out, that’s because he has investments in Saudi Arabia. You’re running the Trump Organization. What’s the …

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REPORT: Cohen Has Spent 50 Hours With Investigators

Vanity Fair reports: Robert Mueller’s special investigation into collusion and obstruction of justice continues apace. So does the Southern District’s probe into campaign-finance violations. Despite having no formal cooperation agreement with the government, Cohen has willingly assisted and provided information critical to several ongoing investigations, according to two sources familiar with the situation, in a string of meetings that have …

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Trump: I Have “No Financial Interests” In Saudi Arabia

The fact checkers will have a field day with this one: President Trump on Tuesday pushed back on speculation he has not punished Saudi Arabia for the disappearance of a U.S.-based journalist due to financial conflicts of interest, calling it “FAKE NEWS.” Trump for years has had business ties to the Saudis, with one Saudi royal billionaire, Prince Alwaleed bin-Talal, …

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Hillary Responds The Dotard’s Latest Lies: “Seriously, You Asked Russia To Hack Me On National Television”

Bustle reports: At a rally in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, President Trump accused Hillary Clinton of colluding with Russia during the 2016 election. He presented no evidence to support this allegation and today Clinton responded to Trump’s collusion claim with a sharp reminder about his own words during the campaign. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the …

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Trump Lawyers Prep Written Answers For Mueller

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s legal team is preparing answers to written questions provided by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources familiar with the matter. The move represents a major development after months of negotiations and signals that the Mueller investigation could be entering a final phase with regard to the President. The questions are focused on matters related …

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Trump Lifts Photo From “Fake News” CNN Reporter Jim Acosta To Brag About Crowd Size Outside Rally Venue

Mediaite reports: President Trump, as is his wont, is bragging today about the size of a crowd gathering for one of his rallies. In particular on this occasion, he’s citing that crowd size to justify why he won’t be canceling his political rally while a major disaster is taking place down on the Gulf Coast. The size of the crowd …

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Washington Post: Almost Every Sentence Of Trump’s USA Today Op-Ed Was Misleading Or Contained A Lie

The Washington Post reports: President Trump wrote an opinion article for USA Today on Oct. 10 regarding proposals to expand Medicare to all Americans — known as Medicare-for-All — in which almost every sentence contained a misleading statement or a falsehood. Many of these are claims we have already debunked. Presumably, the president is aware of our fact checks — …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CNN reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will soon take reporters’ questions. It’ll be the first White House press briefing she has held since Sept. 10. Here are some question that could come up: Several Republican senators are pushing back on President Trump’s comments last night about Christine Blasey Ford. Does the President think his comments will hurtSupreme Court …

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Trump: One Of My Only Good Traits Is I’ve Never Had A Glass Of Alcohol, What A Mess I Would Be [VIDEO]

“I was surprised at how vocal he was about the fact that he likes beer, and he’s had a little bit of difficulty, I mean he talked about things that happened when he drinks. This is not a man that said that he was perfect with respect to alcohol. I’m not a drinker and I can honestly say I never …

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Roger Stone: It’s Entirely Possible I Could Be Framed

The Rising reports: “I think it’s entirely possible that I could be framed on some matter that relates not to Russian collusion or WikiLeaks collaboration or advanced knowledge on the acquisition or publication of John Podesta’s emails,” Roger Stone told Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton. “There is no evidence, no witness that can claim that I’m involved in any of …

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Trump: I Meant For The United Nations To Laugh At Me

You knew this was coming, didn’t you? President Trump claimed Tuesday that comments he made at the United Nations General Assembly were “meant to get some laughter.” The audience started to laugh when Trump boasted about his presidential achievements. “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country,” Trump …

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Trump Lies About Gallup Favorability Poll

The Hill reports: President Trump early Tuesday touted a Gallup poll showing more Americans now have a favorable view of the Republican Party than the Democratic Party. Gallup’s poll, however, showed 45 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the GOP compared to 44 percent who have a favorable view of the Democratic Party, a difference of only 1 …

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REPORT: Mueller Has Interviewed Cohen Multiple Times

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has participated over the last month in multiple interview sessions lasting for hours with investigators from the office of special counsel, Robert Mueller, sources tell ABC News. The special counsel’s questioning of Cohen, one of the president’s closest associates over the past decade, has focused primarily on all aspects …

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Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow Claims NBC Deceptively Edited Trump’s 2017 Interview With Lester Holt [VIDEO]

“There is actually a transcript of the entire Lester Holt interview. And as you know, because you do TV and know that when there are interviews, there are edits and there is a longer transcript. And I will just tell you without disclosing any detail, that when you review the entire transcript, it is very clear as to what happened …

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Trump: I Got One Of The Highest Scores Ever Seen On My Physical, I’m Good At Testing, Have Great Stability

“You know, I took that test when I got my last physical, and the doctor said that’s one of the highest scores we’ve ever seen. I did that not because I wanted but I did it, I was always good at testing. But if there’s anything great about me it’s stability, and I’m a good manager. Always been a good …

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Trump: I Believe “Honest” Manafort Will Tell The Truth

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted he had no concerns about former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s recent agreement to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. “If he’s honest, and he is, I think he’s going to tell — as long as he tells the truth, it’s 100 percent,” Trump said on the South Lawn of the White …

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Anderson Cooper Calls Out Junior’s Lies [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Anderson Cooper spent the last 10 minutes of his show on Monday night responding to a critic: the president’s son. On Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted out a photo of Cooper standing in waist-deep water during a hurricane, with a caption suggesting that the CNN anchor was lying to make the president look bad. Trump Jr. …

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Trump: Mueller Probe Is Not Allowed Under The Law

President Broken Record is playing his scratchy vinyl again: President Trump on Sunday reiterated his claim that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election is illegal. Trump has regularly denounced Mueller’s investigation as a “witch hunt” driven by political motivations to undermine his presidency. On Thursday, he called the investigation …

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