Tag Archives: Trump lies

Trump: This Witch Hunt Is Destroying Beautiful Lives

Politico reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the Russia probe has “devastated and destroyed” the reputations of people, continuing his weekend Twitter assault against the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. It’s unclear who Trump is referring to when he says individuals have “went back home in tatters.” A score of former campaign aides have ...

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Giuliani Claims Obama Knew About “Spygate”

The Hill reports: President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani suggested on Sunday that former President Barack Obama and his top intelligence officials “knew” the FBI had used an alleged top-secret informant to spy on Trump’s 2016 campaign. In an interview with radio host John Catsimatidis, Giuliani insisted that former CIA Director John Brennan and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper were ...

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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 Lies About Existence Of White House Official

How many thousands of lies is he up to now? Reporters hit Twitter on Saturday to call out President Trump for claiming that a senior White House official quoted in reports “doesn’t exist.” The comments come in response to Trump’s tweet attacking The New York Times for quoting an anonymous White House official saying that the now-canceled summit between Trump ...

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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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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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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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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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RNC Spox: Cohen Is Still Our Finance Chair [VIDEO]

RNC spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany today confirmed that Michael Cohen is still their Deputy Finance Chairman despite weeks of revelations about Cohen’s lucrative attempts to sell access to the White House. Mediaite reports: The RNC spokesman confirmed the news today while speaking to Cheddar correspondent and Mediaite alum J.D. Durkin. McEnany also brushed off the fact that Cohen has been raided ...

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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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Trump Junior Is Shopping For A Book Deal

The New York Post reports: As this year’s best-seller list continues to be crammed with books on the Trump administration, Page Six has learned that Donald Trump Jr. wants to add his name to the list. Publishing insiders tell Page Six that Trump Jr. is shopping a tome, and is being repped by top agent David Vigliano’s literary firm, AGI ...

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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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State TV Guest Hails Collapse Of North Korea Summit: Trump’s “Scalding Honesty” Is Real Breath Of Fresh Air

“I think this move today only serves to sort of strengthen Trump’s hand here. And I think that these guys are to be commended for it. We’re not getting announcements from the White House – we’re getting the letter that the president sent the chairman. This is the transparency and the sort of scalding honesty that is on display here ...

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Mueller Responds To Media Lawsuits: Probe Is Factually And Legally Interconnected, It Must Remain Private

Talking Points Memo reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller stressed that his investigation into Russian election meddling was ongoing and consisted of “multiple lines of non-public inquiry,” in a court filing Wednesday evening in a lawsuit brought by media companies seeking the release of certain records related to the probe. “Many aspects of the investigation are factually and legally interconnected: they ...

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Glorious Leader Continues His Lies About “Spygate”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday attacked former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Twitter, rebuking the former intelligence chief for remarks he made on “The View” about surveillance of Trump’s campaign. In a tweet, the president erroneously claimed that Clapper had “admitted” to placing a spy on his campaign staff, when in reality Clapper had merely acknowledged ...

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