Trump Corruption

WH Claims Peter Navarro’s Op-Ed Was Unsanctioned

Is anybody really buying this? The White House on Wednesday distanced itself from an op-ed by trade adviser Peter Navarro questioning the credibility of Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious diseases expert. “The Peter Navarro op-ed didn’t go through normal White House clearance processes and is the opinion of Peter alone,” White House director of strategic communications Alyssa Farah tweeted. …

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Junior: Joe Biden Couldn’t Even Debate Barron Trump

We were told Barron is totally off-limits. As the election draws nearer, digs at political rivals are only going to become more and more frequent. However, generally speaking, it’s bad form to bring a rival’s family into any political attack one might make. The Trump family, however, can’t help but bring the Trump name itself into the conversation and the …

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Niece: Trump Is “Utterly Incapable Of Leading” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s niece has one word of advice for her uncle: “Resign.” Mary Trump issued the direct call to her uncle during an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that aired Tuesday night, her first time speaking out about her new tell-all book. “If you’re in the Oval Office today, what would you say to him?” Stephanopoulos asked …

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Navarro: Fauci Has Been “Wrong About Everything”

Peter Navarro writes for USA Today: Dr. Anthony Fauci has a good bedside manner with the public, but he has been wrong about everything I have interacted with him on. In late January, when I was making the case on behalf of the president to take down the flights from China, Fauci fought against the president’s courageous decision — which …

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Ivanka Trump Posts Literal Commercial For Goya Foods

New York Magazine reports: In her effort to make a can of beans the latest totem of the culture war, the tweet from the senior adviser to the president also appears to violate the ethical standards for executive branch employees, who may not use public office for private gain or “for the endorsement of any product.” Past examples of White …

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Trump Admin Orders Hospitals To Bypass CDC And Send All Coronavirus Patient Data To HHS Central Database

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and, beginning on Wednesday, send all coronavirus patient information to a central database in Washington — a move that has alarmed public health experts who fear the data will be distorted for political gain. The new instructions are contained in …

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Testing Czar Rejects Trump’s Attack: “None Of Us Lie”

Politico reports: “Look, we may occasionally make mistakes based on the information we have, but none of us lie. We are completely transparent with the American people,” the Trump administration’s coronavirus testing czar Brett Giroir told NBC’s “Today” show. Giroir’s remarks came after Trump retweeted a message Monday from Chuck Woolery, the conservative former game show host, who wrote online: …

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Trump Campaign Posts Cartoon Ridiculing “Dr. Faucet”

The New York Daily News reports: The gloves are off with Dr. Fauci. Even as coronavirus spirals out of control, a top Trump campaign official has posted a crude caricature depicting the trusted pandemic doc as a dictatorial “Dr. Faucet” flushing the nation’s economic recovery down the drain. “If I’m going to disagree with a colleague, such as yourself, it’s …

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House Dems Renew Push To Get Trump’s Financials

They’ll never get the records before the election but good for them anyway: House Democrats have renewed their push to obtain President Trump’s financial records after the Supreme Court ruled against them last week but allowed them to resubmit the case to a lower court. Douglas Letter, the House’s top attorney, wrote to the Supreme Court Monday evening, requesting that …

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Mulvaney Blasts Testing Delays For His Own Children

Mick Mulvaney writes in an op-ed for CNBC: I know it isn’t popular to talk about in some Republican circles, but we still have a testing problem in this country. My son was tested recently; we had to wait 5 to 7 days for results. My daughter wanted to get tested before visiting her grandparents, but was told she didn’t …

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Court Rules Trump’s Niece Is Free To Discuss Her Book

NPR reports: A New York judge late Monday lifted a restraining order against Mary Trump, niece of President Trump, that had prevented her from speaking publicly about her new tell-all book, Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man. The Trump family had tried to block both Mary Trump and her publisher from releasing …

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Trump Admin Lifts Ban On Selling Silencers Overseas, Ban Was Meant To Protect US Troops From Ambushes

The New York Times reports: Michael B. Williams spent nearly two years helping to run a trade group focused on expanding sales of firearm silencers by American manufacturers. But try as he might, he could not achieve one of the industry’s main goals: overturning a ban on sales to private foreign buyers enacted by the State Department to protect American …

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Trump: Radicals Have “Scared Fox Into Submission”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked Fox News on Twitter Monday, calling the network a “disaster” after he spent his morning watching Fox and Friends and tweeting out segments from the network. Earlier that morning, Trump took to Twitter to quote a Fox and Friends segment that claimed the number of registered Republican voters has gone up while Democrat numbers …

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Rudy Giuliani Admits Trump Is No Longer Under Audit

The Daily Beast reports: After telling Fox News host Maria Bartiromo that he thought the Supreme Court ruling that the president must turn over his financial records to New York investigators was “terribly decided,” Giuliani said, “They have no reason to believe that there is anything wrong with his tax returns. All these tax returns have by and large—maybe not …

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WaPo’s Tally Of Trump’s Lies Surpasses 20,000 Mark

The Washington Post reports: It took President Trump 827 days to top 10,000 false and misleading claims in The Fact Checker’s database, an average of 12 claims a day. But on July 9, just 440 days later, the president crossed the 20,000 mark — an average of 23 claims a day over a 14-month period, which included the events leading …

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Trump Retweets Washed Up Game Show Host’s Claim That CDC Is Lying About COVID To Hurt His Reelection

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a tweet Monday morning which accused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of lying about the coronavirus in order to obstruct his reelection. The original tweet was written by Chuck Woolery, a game show host who is also a conservative. The message did not make clear what lies the CDC is …

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Axios: Mark Meadows Working To Entrap WH Leakers

Axios reports: President Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has told several White House staffers he’s fed specific nuggets of information to suspected leakers to see if they pass them on to reporters — a trap that would confirm his suspicions. This hunt for leakers has put some White House staffers on edge, with multiple officials telling Axios that Meadows …

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Trump Org Planning Massive New Project In Scotland

The Scotsman reports: In what would be one of the most ambitious and expensive foreign projects undertaken by Donald Trump’s family business since he assumed the presidency, his company has commissioned a detailed masterplan to develop as many as 225 properties, as well as leisure facilities and shops, on an expanse of rolling farmland adjacent to Turnberry’s lauded Ailsa course, …

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WH Issues Statement Attempting To Discredit Fauci

NBC News reports: The White House is seeking to discredit Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, as President Donald Trump works to marginalize him and his dire warnings about the shortcomings in the U.S. coronavirus response. In a remarkable broadside by the Trump administration against one of its own, a White House official told NBC News on …

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WH Continues To Block Fauci From TV Interviews

The Washington Post reports: As the Trump administration has strayed from the advice of many of its scientists and public health experts, the White House has moved to sideline Fauci, scuttled some of his planned TV appearances and largely kept him out of the Oval Office for more than a month even as coronavirus infections surge in large swaths of …

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