Trump Corruption

LIVE VIDEO: Junior Speaks To CPAC Crowd From Liberty

Jerry Falwell Jr. writes to Liberty University students: We are one of three universities, along with Pepperdine and Colorado Christian, to be chosen as a satellite location for this year’s CPAC, an event dedicated to hosting conservative speakers from around the country. Guests will include Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, Donald Trump, Jr., former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, and …

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Trump Demands Congress Subpoena Manuscript Of “Love Letter To Trump” Book He Claims Cohen Wrote

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has claimed his former attorney Michael Cohen wrote “love letter to Trump” manuscript for a book he was hoping to write after working for the president during his rise to prominence and, eventually, the White House. Cohen revealed in an explosive public testimony on Wednesday that he had intentions to write a book at some …

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Trump Personally Ordered Security Clearance For Jared Kushner Over Objections Of Top Intelligence Officials

The New York Times reports: President Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, a top-secret security clearance last year, overruling concerns flagged by intelligence officials and the White House’s top lawyer, four people briefed on the matter said. Mr. Trump’s decision in May so troubled senior administration officials that at least one, …

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House Dems To Seek Interviews With Junior And Ivanka

Axios reports: House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said Thursday that the panel will seek to interview several of the people that Michael Cohen mentioned during his six-hour testimony, including President Trump’s children Don Jr. and Ivanka, as well as Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg. Other names that Cohen mentioned include Trump’s longtime assistant Rhona Graff, now-indicted adviser Roger …

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Frothy Admits: Trump Lies About Many Things [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former GOP Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.) said Wednesday that President Trump’s claims about the Russia investigation shouldn’t be alarming because the president “doesn’t tell the truth about a lot of things fairly consistently.” “The president doesn’t tell the truth about a lot of things fairly consistently,” Santorum, a CNN commentator, said during a panel discussion on”Anderson Cooper …

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Fox News Legal Analyst: Cohen Has Painted Potentially Grave Picture, Four Possible Trump Felonies [VIDEO]

“He paints a potentially grave picture for the president. If the conversation he says he overheard with Roger Stone is true, then the president lied under oath, because the president swore to the accuracy of his answers to the written questions from Bob Mueller, one of which was: ‘Did you speak to Roger Stone about Julian Assange?’ Answer: No. If …

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DC Attorney General Subpoenas Inauguration Docs

The New York Times reports: The attorney general for the District of Columbia has subpoenaed documents from President Trump’s inaugural committee, the third governmental body to delve into how the fund raised $107 million and spent it to celebrate Mr. Trump’s swearing in. The latest subpoena follows similar demands for documents by federal prosecutors in Manhattan and by New Jersey’s …

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Roger Stone Denies Cohen’s Trump/Wikileaks Claims

Vice News reports: Michael Cohen told the House Oversight Committee Wednesday that Donald Trump was given advance warning about the release of hacked Democratic emails during the 2016 campaign. “Mr. Trump knew from Roger Stone in advance about the WikiLeaks drop of emails,” Cohen told the committee. “Mr. Cohen’s testimony is entirely untrue,” Stone wrote Wednesday in an emailed response …

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LIVE VIDEO III: Cohen Finishes Testimony To Congress

This will be the end of the public testimony. Cohen will testify privately tomorrow before the House Intelligence Committee. The Cut reports: Representative Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, asked Cohen how many times Trump had asked him to threaten an individual or entity on his behalf. What followed was a back and forth between the lawmaker and Cohen, where …

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LIVE VIDEO II: Michael Cohen Testifies Before Congress

USA Today reports: Michael Cohen’s dramatic congressional testimony against President Donald Trump on Wednesday came loaded with lurid details, signed checks and partisan sniping – offering a level of spectacle that was unusual, even for Washington. But both Democrats and Republicans signaled that Cohen’s remarks before the House Oversight Committee – his first extensive public remarks about his role as …

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Fordham University Confirms Cohen Threatened To Sue If They Ever Released Trump’s Grades Or SAT Scores

The Week reports: Michael Cohen’s testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday included an allegation that, during his presidential campaign, President Trump directed his former lawyer to write letters to Trump’s high school, colleges, and the College Board demanding that they not release his grades or SAT scores to anyone requesting them. Below is a letter to Fordham University, …

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Cohen Testimony: Trump Never Expected To Win, Told Me His Campaign Was “Greatest Infomercial In History”

“Donald Trump is a man who ran for office to make his brand great, not to make our country great. He had no desire or intention to lead this nation, only to market himself and to build his wealth and power. Mr. Trump would often say this campaign was going to be the greatest infomercial in political history. He never …

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LIVE VIDEO: Michael Cohen Testifies Before Congress

The Guardian reports: Michael Cohen is due before the House committee at 10am. He shared his testimony with reporters last night and it is… unflinching. As well as those assertions of Trump being a “racist”, a “conman” and a “cheat”, Cohen will tell members of Congress that the president implicitly directed him to lie to Congress. Cohen will also provide …

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Cohen To Testify Trump Used Fake Buyer For Portrait Of Himself, Paid With $60,000 In Charity Foundation Funds

Politico reports: Michael Cohen on Wednesday will testify that President Trump directed his charitable organization to repay a fake bidder for a portrait of himself, according to a copy of his prepared remarks. “Mr. Trump directed me to find a straw bidder to purchase a portrait of him that was being auctioned at an Art Hamptons Event,” Cohen plans to …

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Cohen To Say Trump Dodged Draft, Faked Bone Spurs

The Hill reports: President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify Wednesday that Trump dodged military service in Vietnam with false claims about a medical condition. In his opening statement before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Cohen will say that Trump told him there “was no surgery” for bone spurs and instructed him not to answer reporters’ specific questions …

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Cohen To Testify That Trump Knew Of Wikileaks Hack In Advance And Present Copy Of His Stormy Payoff Check

Vox reports: Michael Cohen’s prepared opening statement for his testimony before the House Oversight Committee Wednesday is out — and wow, is it a doozy. The New York Times obtained Cohen’s statement, and posted it online early Wednesday morning. Perhaps Cohen’s most explosive claim is that he heard Roger Stone tell Trump about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s plans to release …

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Michael Cohen: I Look Forward To Telling The American People My Story And They Can Decide For Themselves

The Washington Examiner reports: Michael Cohen is eagerly awaiting the chance to tell the American people his side of the story before reporting to prison for, among other charges, lying to Congress. Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, made the brief comment Tuesday after a marathon, closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee. “At this point in time, I really …

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Michael Cohen Disbarred Over Felony Conviction

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is no longer a recognized attorney after he was disbarred in New York after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about a plan for a Trump Tower project in Moscow. An appeals court in Manhattan granted a request from a disciplinary panel to remove Cohen’s name from the roll …

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Sarah Sanders: It’s Pathetic That Congress Is Giving Michael Cohen An Opportunity To “Spread His Lies”

Newsweek reports: “Disgraced felon Michael Cohen is going to prison for lying to Congress and making other false statements,” Sanders said in a statement sent to Newsweek on Tuesday. “Sadly, he will go before Congress this week and we can expect more of the same,” the White House press secretary said. “It’s laughable that anyone would take a convicted liar …

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Appeals Court Upholds Robert Mueller’s Appointment

The Associated Press reports: A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel after his authority had been challenged by a witness who refused to appear before a grand jury related to the Russia investigation. The case was brought by Andrew Miller, an aide to longtime Trump campaign adviser and confidant Roger Stone. Prosecutors wanted him …

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