Trump Corruption

Kanye Confirms Fake WH Bid Is Meant To Hurt Biden

Forbes reports: Amid various reports that Republican and Trump-affiliated political operatives are trying to get Kanye West onto various state ballots for November’s presidential election, the billionaire rap superstar indicated, in an interview by text today, that he was in fact running to siphon votes from the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden. Asked about that directly, West said that rather …

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Trump In Ohio: Biden Isn’t All There, “No Religion, No Anything, He Hurt The Bible, Hurt God, Against God”

Mediate reports: After praising his own leadership, Trump turned toward his 2020 election rival and told his supporters “I wouldn’t say he’s at the top of his game, would you?” Trump went on to claim that Biden’s presidency would lead to a financial crash, that the ex-veep is a conduit for “the radical left agenda,” and that Biden will “destroy …

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Trump’s DC Hotel Spikes Prices For Nomination Dates

The Daily Beast reports: As President Donald Trump hints that he plans to deliver his nomination speech from the White House on Aug. 27, the hotel bearing his name down the street is making a power play of its own: spiking its room rates by more than 60 percent for those convention dates. Listings for rooms at the Trump International …

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Trump Claims Vax Could Be Ready Before Election Day

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has suggested a coronavirus vaccine could possibly be ready for market before the presidential election in November — even as his own White House and leading health experts said that’s a very unlikely scenario. The president was asked on Thursday whether he believed a vaccine would be ready before Election Day during an interview with …

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Trump Campaign Busted For Another Fake “Contest”

Popular Information reports: This week, the Trump campaign has been heavily promoting a contest to win a “VIP Dinner” with Trump in Southhampton, New York, on August 8th. Advertisements on Facebook touted the dinner as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to share a meal with Trump. The campaign solicited donations from Facebook users for a chance to win. According to Facebook data, …

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PAC Offers To Hire Cohen For Media Appearances

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen has been offered a job at an unspecified political action committee to work as a consultant and to make media appearances, a lawyer for President Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer said. Cohen’s lawyer, Danya Perry, asked U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in a letter on Monday to approve the move. [Read the letter …

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Deutsche Bank Handed Over Trump’s Financial Records

The New York Times reports: The New York prosecutors who are seeking President Trump’s tax records have also subpoenaed his longtime lender, a sign that their criminal investigation into Mr. Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known. The Manhattan district attorney’s office issued the subpoena last year to Deutsche Bank, which has been Mr. Trump’s primary lender since …

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Trump Again Pushes To Open Schools: No Question COVID Is “Going Away Like Things Go Away” [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump reiterated Wednesday that the coronavirus will “go away,” and he continued to push for schools to reopen since the virus “doesn’t have much of an impact” on children. “It’s going away. It’ll go away. Things go away. No question in my mind that it will go away,” Trump said during a White House press briefing. …

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Ex-Clients Of DHS Sec Got $160M In DHS Contracts

CNBC reports: Several former lobbying clients of Chad Wolf, now the acting secretary of Homeland Security, have received millions of dollars’ worth of government contracts while he has held senior positions within the department. Wolf, who became the acting chief of the department late last year, was a lobbyist for over a decade at Wexler & Walker before he took …

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Republicans Work To Get West On Ballot In Four States

NBC News reports: Republicans in at least four states, including a crucial swing state, appear to be helping music superstar Kanye West gain ballot access for November’s election, actions that raise new questions about the hip-hop star’s presidential bid. West’s bid has been marred by missed deadlines and faulty filings that have frustrated his efforts to make the ballot in …

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Texas Man Used Bailout Funds To Buy Lamborghini

This isn’t a rerun, it’s just more Trumpian oversight. From the Justice Department: A Houston, Texas man has been taken into custody on allegations he fraudulently obtained more than $1.6 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division. Lee Price III, 29, spent the money on luxury …

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State Dept Acting IG Resigns Amid Pompeo Probe

The Associated Press reports: The State Department’s acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by Congress. Stephen Akard announced his resignation just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s top aides to answer questions about the shakeup in the watchdog’s office. The …

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Lincoln Project Roasts Trump’s “Secretary Of Failure”

New today from the Lincoln Project: In a new video released today, “Secretary of Failure,” The Lincoln Project scrutinizes Senior Advisor Jared Kushner’s malignant response to the national COVID-19 pandemic. A recent article from Vanity Fair highlighted the outright maliciousness and evilness of Kushner’s actions: He scrapped a national response plan, believing the virus would affect only Democratic states and …

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Trump: Mail Voting Will Drag Out Election “For Years”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump continued his attack on mail-in voting on Wednesday by claiming it would make the 2020 election “go on for years” due to delays. There is no evidence of widespread corruption in mail-in voting that would delay the November results for “years,” and critics have accused the president of assailing such voting in order to undermine …

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Trump May Deliver Nomination Acceptance Speech From White House, Breaking Decades Of Campaign Protocol

The Washington Post reports: Republican National Convention planners are considering the White House South Lawn as the site of President Trump’s nationally televised nomination acceptance speech later this month, according to a Republican familiar with the discussions. The decision to stage the most high-profile political event of Trump’s reelection campaign at the national seat of presidential power would be just …

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Trump Sues To Stop Voting By Mail In Nevada

NBC News reports: The re-election campaign of President Donald Trump on Tuesday night followed through on his threats to sue Nevada over its plan to conduct the November election almost entirely by mail-in ballot. The suit, which claims such statewide voting by mail is unconstitutional, comes one day after Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill that would facilitate mail-in …

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Trump Lawyer Helping Kanye West Qualify For Ballot

Vice News reports: Kanye West has officially submitted signatures to appear on the ballot in Wisconsin, arguably the most important state on the presidential map — and those signatures were dropped off by an experienced GOP operative with ties to President Trump’s campaign. A local reporter recorded Lane Ruhland heading in to drop off the signatures that would qualify West …

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Trump: I Endorsed Voting By Mail In Florida Because The State Has A “Great Republican Governor” [VIDEO]

“Florida’s got a great Republican governor. And it had a great Republican governor. Two great governors. And over a long period of time they’ve been able to get the absentee ballots done extremely professionally. “They’re so well run. Florida’s a very well run state. Low taxes, low everything. They’ve done a great job. Really a great job. “And the two …

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WH Unsure How US Gets Cut Of TikTok Sale [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: White House officials on Tuesday could not say how the U.S. government would receive a portion of the proceeds from any sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations, one day after President Donald Trump called for a cut of the money. “There’s no specific blueprint here,” White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Fox Business Network on Tuesday. “It …

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SEC Investigates Kodak Over Stock Surge After Loan

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the circumstances around Eastman Kodak Co.’s  announcement of a $765 million government loan to make drugs at its U.S. factories, according to people familiar with the matter. News of the loan last week caused Kodak’s shares to rise as high as $60, before falling to about $15 on …

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