Trump Corruption

Two Attorneys General To Sue Trump Over Millions In Payments And Benefits From Foreign Governments

The Washington Post reports: Attorneys general for the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland say they will sue President Trump on Monday, alleging that he has violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution by accepting millions in payments and benefits from foreign governments since moving into the White House. The lawsuit, the first of its kind brought by government …

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Your Daily Tweetstorm Freakout From Hair Furor

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday said former FBI Director James Comey’s “leaks” will be “far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible.” The comments come after Comey in testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee last week said he leaked notes of his conversations with the president to the media through a friend in the hopes it would lead …

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Trump Junior: James Comey Is A Proven Liar [VIDEO]

From the right wing Newsmax: Donald Trump Jr. said Saturday that former James Comey’s testimony “vindicated” his father and said that the former FBI director had “proven himself to be a liar.” “He has proven himself to be a dishonest man of bad character,” Trump Jr. told Jeanine Pirro on Fox News. “They spent 10 months chasing a rabbit down …

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Jeff Sessions To Testify Before Senate Panel

CNN reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Saturday that he plans to testify before the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday, but it was not immediately clear if he would testify in public or private. The move is a prominent switch from his previous plans to testify publicly on the Justice Department’s budget and puts him more directly in the firing line …

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DOJ Seeks Dismissal Of Suit Claiming Trump Profits From Business Deals With Foreign Governments

Politico reports: The Justice Department is urging a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit claiming that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by profiting from business deals with foreign governments. The filing Friday evening in U.S. District Court in Manhattan is the first substantive legal response from the Trump administration to a series of suits challenging Trump’s effort …

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Trump Vows “100%” That He’d Testify Under Oath That He Didn’t Lie About All Those Things He Lied About

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump says he’s “100 percent” willing to testify under oath about his interactions with fired FBI director James Comey. Trump insists that Comey lied in some parts of the testimony he gave Thursday to the Senate intelligence committee. Comey testified under oath. Trump says that he never asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty and …

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Lewandowski: Comey Should Be Prosecuted [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “Look, what he admitted yesterday, George, is this guy’s the leaker. He is the deep state in Washington that is everything is wrong. He admitted under oath that he gave his contemporaneous notes to a law professor,” Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski told anchor George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “And if that’s what he has …

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Junior To Hannity: This Is All Totally Over [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Ever seen a boxing match where a fighter gets beaten up, and then raises their hand in triumph as they stagger back to their corner in an effort to convince the judges they actually won? That, essentially, is what Donald Trump Jr tried to do on Hannity Thursday. On a day that Charles Krauthammer — no friend of …

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Trump: I Have Been Completely Vindicated

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump broke his silence on James Comey’s testimony by claiming “total and complete vindication.” The president had been expected to tweet during the former FBI director’s testimony Thursday, but instead his social media account went silent for nearly 48 hours. Trump’s attorney issued a statement claiming Comey’s testimony proved the president was not under investigation, …

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Fox News Legal Analyst: There’s A Very Very Credible Compelling Argument That Trump Has Not Been Truthful

Via Mediaite: Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano reacted to James Comey‘s congressional hearing on Thursday by underlining the serious legal implications of the former FBI director’s testimony. “Today certainly advanced the ball on the seriousness of this investigation and the breadth of its scope,” Napolitano said. “If you look…at the big picture…you get a very, very credible and compelling …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump’s Lawyer Responds To Comey

PBS NewsHour reports: President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Marc Kasowitz plans to make a statement following the congressional testimony of former FBI Director James Comey. Kasowitz’s remarks are expected Thursday afternoon in downtown Washington. Trump tasked Kasowitz late last month with responding to matters arising from various probes of Russian interference in the election. This would be the first public …

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White House: Donald Trump Is Totally Not A Compulsive Lying Liar Who Lies Nonstop From His Lying Lie Hole

The Hill reports: White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that President Trump is “not a liar” hours after ousted FBI Director James Comey said the president had lied about the FBI. “I can definitively say the president is not a liar,” Sanders told reporters during an off-camera briefing at the White House. “I think it is frankly insulting …

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Democrats To Sue Trump Over Conflicts Of Interest

Politico reports: Dozens of House and Senate Democrats plan to sue President Donald Trump in the coming weeks, claiming he is breaking the law by refusing to relinquish ownership of his sprawling real-estate empire while it continues to profit from business with foreign governments. The lawsuit follows months of threats from Democratic lawmakers that Trump, by refusing to sell off …

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Comey: Trump Lied And Defamed The FBI [VIDEO]

The hearing is still underway at this writing but let’s pull out the bit that may end up getting the most attention. NBC News reports: Fired FBI Director James Comey testified Thursday that he was “confused” and “concerned” when President Donald Trump told the public he was firing him for undermining the morale of the agency he had led since …

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BREAKING: Comey Releases Statement To Senate, Says Trump Asked Him To “Let Go” Of Michael Flynn Probe

The Hill reports: Fired FBI Director James Comey on Thursday will confirm reports that President Trump pressed him to let go of the bureau’s investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Comey on Wednesday released the opening statement of his highly anticipated testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee. In an encounter shortly after Flynn’s, Comey’s statement says, Trump said …

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Trump’s Approval Rating Hits Another New Low

Quinnipiac reports: President Donald Trump did something illegal in his relationship with Russia, 31 percent of American voters say, while another 29 percent say he did something unethical, but not illegal, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. The president did nothing wrong, 32 percent of voters say. President Trump’s campaign advisors did something illegal in dealing with …

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Fireworks On Capitol Hill As Intel Chiefs Repeatedly Refuse To Answer Questions On Trump/Russia [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Senator Angus King (I- ME) grilled the intel chiefs testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee today about why they weren’t answering any of the questions being posed to them. A few minutes prior, Senator Martin Heinrich (D- NM) asked acting FBI director Andrew McCabe about conversations he’s had with James Comey about his conversations with President Trump. McCabe …

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James Clapper: Watergate “Pales In Comparison” To What The US Is Currently Going Through [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: The situation in Washington has become more serious than during the Watergate scandal, and investigators must get to the bottom of ties between the Trump administration and Russia, the former director of U.S. national intelligence said Wednesday. In a speech to Australia’s National Press Club, James Clapper said allegations that President Donald Trump shared intelligence with Moscow were …

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Eric Trump: Democrats “Aren’t Even People” [VIDEO]

That whole “stealing from kids with cancer” thing really has him upset, huh? The New York Daily News reports: Eric Trump thinks Democrats are “not even people” anymore. The First Son, appearing on Fox News’ “Hannity” Tuesday night, slammed the party as a whole for blocking the President’s agenda. “I’ve never seen hatred like this,” he said. “To me, they’re …

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How The Trumps Stole From Kids With Cancer

This morning Forbes published a rather lengthy analysis of how the Trump family siphoned away money meant for a children’s cancer charity supposedly supported by Eric Trump. An excerpt: The Donald J. Trump Foundation, which has come under previous scrutiny for self-dealing and advancing the interests of its namesake rather than those of charity, apparently used the Eric Trump Foundation to …

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