Trump Corruption

Trump Campaign Deploys Lawyers To Multiple States

The Washington Post reports: Top Trump campaign officials told allies, surrogates and donors in a call Wednesday morning that they expected a slate of legal challenges and had already deployed lawyers to a range of states. “We are in recount territory in Wisconsin, in Michigan, the same way,” deputy campaign manager Justin Clark said, according to a recording of the …

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Twitter Flags Trump’s Lies About “Ballot Dumps”

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump claimed Wednesday that “surprise ballot dumps” were killing his chances of winning reelection as Joe Biden edged ahead in key states. After prematurely claiming victory after midnight, Trump angrily accused Democrats of engineering a massive turnaround while he slept. Biden took the lead early Wednesday in states that would give him 270 …

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Twitter Flags Trump Claim Of Dems “Stealing Election”

TechCrunch reports: Twitter took action against the tweet quickly, placing it behind a warning and adding a misinformation label. The company explained its actions in a tweet, stating that the president’s message contained a “potentially misleading claim about an election.” As of 12AM PT the result of the presidential election remained far from clear, with both candidates holding potential paths …

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Trump Falsely Claims Victory In 2AM Speech [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: In a press conference early Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump falsely declared victory in several battleground states and called on the Supreme Court to stop legal mail-in ballots from being counted. The Associated Press has not declared a winner in Pennsylvania and other battleground states, which will continue counting ballots over the next several days. Trump appeared …

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USPS Defies Order To Sweep For Undelivered Ballots

The Washington Post reports: The U.S. Postal Service turned down a federal judge’s order late Tuesday afternoon to sweep mail processing facilities serving 15 states, saying instead it would stick to its own inspection schedule. The judge’s order came after the agency disclosed that more than 300,000 ballots nationwide could not be traced. The agency cautioned that number was likely …

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Twitter Flags Trump Campaign Lies About Pennsylvania

The Hill reports: Twitter applied labels to and restricted the spread of posts from some right-wing accounts in Pennsylvania making unfounded claims of election fraud on Tuesday. Mike Roman, the Trump campaign’s national Election Day operations director, claimed in several tweets that in Philadelphia, Republican poll watchers were being turned away from voting locations, that Democrats were handing out literature …

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Giuliani: Trump Should Declare Victory Tonight [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: RUDY GIULIANI (GUEST): I don’t think these early votes are going to be as bad as they think. We shouldn’t assume it. We should assume if he has a credible lead — a point or more — we’ll call the state and we should put it in his column and we start off from there …

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Trump Moves Election “War Room” To WH Grounds

Axios reports: The Trump campaign will run its election night war room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, located steps from the West Wing, the campaign confirmed to Axios. The decision to move the main political operation from the campaign’s headquarters in Arlington, Va., to the White House complex is the latest example of the Trump administration blurring the lines …

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Court Orders USPS To Sweep For Undelivered Ballots

Reuters reports: A judge ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep some mail processing facilities on Tuesday afternoon for delayed ballots and immediately dispatch them for delivery in election battlegrounds such Pennsylvania and Florida among other places. Affected by the order are central Pennsylvania, northern New England, greater South Carolina, south Florida, Colorado, Arizona, Alabama and Wyoming as well as …

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Lara Trump: Trump Will Win Tonight In A Landslide And We Are “Absolutely Ready” To Challenge Mail-In Ballots

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s top surrogates are painting a rosy picture of an overwhelming reelection victory, even as polls have him trailing in many key battleground states. Lara Trump, a senior adviser to Trump’s reelection campaign and the president’s daughter-in-law, said Tuesday that they believe the president will decisively beat Democratic nominee Joe Biden without the need for a …

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Roger Stone: If Trump Wins, Comey, Brennan, Clapper, McCabe, And Rosenstein “Must Be Hung Until Dead”

“We have a broken system here and if the president is not reelected the system will never be fixed. And if the president is reelected John Brennan, James Comey, James Clapper, Andrew McCabe, Rod Rosenstein, these people must be tried and convicted of treason, for which as you know, the penalty is capital punishment. “They must be hung by the …

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NYT: Last Week Was Slowest Recorded For Mail Delivery

The New York Times reports: The U.S. Postal Service experienced some of its worst delays all year in the final week before the election, according to a Times project tracking first-class. An avalanche of late-arriving political pamphlets and advertisements appears to have added to backlogs for the Postal Service, after months of slowdowns. The week beginning Oct. 26 was the …

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McEnany Predicts “Landslide” For Trump: “FL Is A Lock”

The Hill reports: Kayleigh McEnany told Fox News early Tuesday that the Trump campaign “believes that tonight will be a landslide” and that President Trump will win the states of Nevada and Minnesota, two states where Democrat Joe Biden has had a solid lead. “Our campaign believes that tonight will be a landslide,” the White House press secretary told Fox …

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Deutsche Bank Seeks To Dump Trump After Election

Reuters reports: Deutsche Bank AG is looking for ways to end its relationship with President Donald Trump after the U.S. elections, as it tires of the negative publicity stemming from the ties, according to three senior bank officials with direct knowledge of the matter. Deutsche Bank has about $340 million in loans outstanding to the Trump Organization, the president’s umbrella …

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Trump Creates Commission On “Patriotic Education”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday created a “1776 Commission” to promote “patriotic education” and counter lessons that he says divide Americans on race and slavery and teach students to “hate their own country.” On the eve of Election Day, Trump directed the commission’s creation, via executive order, to “better enable a rising generation to understand the history and …

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Twitter And Facebook Flag Trump Lie About SCOTUS

Reuters reports: Twitter and Facebook late on Monday both flagged posts by President Donald Trump that claimed a U.S. Supreme Court decision on mail-in voting in Pennsylvania would lead to “rampant” fraud and was “very dangerous.” Twitter hid the president’s tweet, sent the day before the U.S. presidential election, behind a label which said the content was “disputed” and “might …

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Cuomo: Trump Admin Plans To Use COVID Vax Program As “Backdoor” To Deporting Undocumented Immigrants

The New York Daily News reports: Gov. Cuomo said he and other governors received a request from the federal Department of Health and Human Services to provide the feds with “ID numbers” for all COVID-19 patients once a vaccine is approved and distribution begins. Such personal data can be retrieved from passports, driver’s licenses or Social Security cards, posing a …

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Trump’s Poll-Watching “Army” Is So Far Mostly Absent

ProPublica reports: The poll-watching army that the Trumps have tried to rally hasn’t materialized. Although there’s no official data, election officials across the country say that they have seen relatively few Republican poll watchers during early voting, and that at times Democratic poll watchers have outnumbered the GOP’s. In Colorado and Nevada, where the Trump campaign was particularly active in …

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NY AG Gets Docs In Trump Org Tax Deduction Case

Bloomberg News reports: A former land-use lawyer for Donald Trump’s company was ordered by a New York judge to hand over hundreds of documents to state officials investigating whether the president’s real-estate business falsely reported property values to get loans or tax benefits. Charles Martabano went too far in asserting attorney-client privilege over documents relating to his past work for …

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Bannon: Trump Will Declare Victory On Election Night And Then “We’re Going To Get In The Counting Rooms”

“The one thing we’ve taken off the table I’m pretty sure is the knockout blow of a Biden win on Tuesday night — not going to happen. So, you take that off the table then you’re in uncharted territories. “President Trump is going to declare victory on Tuesday night. I’m glad the mainstream media is finally catching up with that. …

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