Trump Corruption

Howard Dean: Trump Is Running A Criminal Enterprise, Shakes Down Foreign Leaders To Stay At His Hotels

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Howard Dean said President Trump is “running a criminal enterprise” out of the White House. During a segment, an MSNBC host said Trump is “constantly vacationing to promote his own properties.” “The promotion is extraordinary, there hasn’t been a president in my lifetime that’s done anything like this,” Dean said in …

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Michael Flynn’s Family Demands Pardon From Trump

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump should pardon his former national security adviser and campaign aide Michael Flynn, who “has taken the biggest fall,” Flynn’s brother said Tuesday. In a since-deleted tweet, Joseph Flynn said Trump must get the former Army general off the hook for his December 1 guilty plea stemming from his contacts with the former Russian ambassador. The …

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Trump Screams About “Bogus” Russian Dossier

Hair Furor began his day at Mar-A-Lago by watching Fox & Friends and screaming along with them that the Russia dossier is “bogus.” Multiple media figures responded with tweets pointing out that much of the dossier has already proven to be factual: For the first time, US investigators say they have corroborated some of the communications detailed in a 35-page …

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Trump Brags About GOP Tax Scam Passage To Wealthy Friends At Mar-A-Lago: “You All Just Got A Lot Richer”

CBC News reports: President Trump kicked off his holiday weekend at Mar-a-Lago Friday night at a dinner where he told friends, “You all just got a lot richer,” referencing the sweeping tax overhaul he signed into law hours earlier. Mr. Trump directed those comments to friends dining nearby at the exclusive club — including to two friends at a table …

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Feds Subpoena Deutsche Bank For Kushner’s Records

The New York Times reports: Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn have sought bank records about entities associated with the family company of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, according to four people briefed on the matter. In recent weeks, prosecutors from the United States attorney’s office in the Eastern District of New York subpoenaed records from Deutsche Bank, the …

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House Intelligence Committee Summons Bannon And Lewandowski To Testify On Russian Interference

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon and his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski have been asked to testify to House lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Both men were sent letters this week by the House Intelligence Committee asking them to testify in early January, according to an official familiar with the panel’s schedule. …

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Palm Beach Paper Exposes “Tax Scam” At Mar-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: Donald Trump’s deal with the town of Palm Beach to turn Mar-a-Lago into a private club hinged on an act of charity crafted to skirt IRS scrutiny and deliver for Trump a seven-figure tax break, a Palm Beach Post investigation has found. To make sure Trump could get the $5.7 million deduction, America’s future president …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Gets Testy: For The 1000th Time, We’re Not Firing Robert Mueller [VIDEO]

Via Fox News Insider: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders maintained on Thursday that President Trump will not fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. She was asked by Bill Hemmer about a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday by Senate Intelligence Committee ranking member Mark Warner, who warned of a “constitutional crisis” if Trump moves to end Mueller’s investigation. “In recent days, …

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Trump To Save Millions Under GOP Tax Scam [VIDEO]

But you knew that already. The Washington Post reports: President Trump, who won the White House on a wave of populist promises, will likely save millions of dollars, thanks to Congress’s approval of a tax plan he pledged was designed for the middle class. Trump, who said he would be a “big loser” if the bill passed, stands to gain …

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Ivanka Shills For Glorious Leader On State TV [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Ivanka Trump was blasted on Twitter on Thursday after she appeared on Fox & Friends to applaud the Republican tax bill as a win for the “middle class” and predicted that it would eventually erase the federal deficit. After the hosts of Fox & Friends praised the president’s daughter for her role in passing the tax bill, …

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Trump Lies That Obamacare Has Now Been “Repealed”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has prematurely declared “Obamacare” dead and displayed a misunderstanding of where the money comes from to make the health law work. A look at his remarks Wednesday about the tax plan he will soon sign into law and its effect on President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul: TRUMP: “Obamacare has been repealed in …

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Chris Christie: Jared Kushner Deserves The Scrutiny He’s Getting In The Russia Collusion Probe [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said that White House senior adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner “deserves the scrutiny” he’s getting from the ongoing Russia probe that has so far ensnared three former Trump aides. “I’m telling you that he deserves the scrutiny, you know why? Because he was involved in the transition …

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Mar-A-Lago Hikes Ticket Prices For New Year’s Eve

Politico reports: Partying with President Donald Trump on New Year’s Eve is getting more expensive. Ticket prices for the annual Dec. 31 bash at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in South Florida are going up to $600 for dues-paying members and $750 for their guests, according to members of the private Palm Beach club. Last year’s tickets went for $525 for members …

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NEW POLL: 41% Support Impeachment Hearings

NBC News reports: The new survey finds that 41 percent of Americans want Congress to hold impeachment hearings to remove Trump from office, including 70 percent of Democrats, 40 percent of independents and seven percent of Republicans. That data largely mirrors the shares within each party that believe that the Trump campaign actively colluded with Russia during the 2016 election. …

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Junior Rants About “Deep State” Collusion [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: During a speech on Tuesday night in Palm Beach, Florida, Donald Trump Jr. suggested that there are top officials in the United States government working to undermine the Trump administration, feeding the conspiracy theory pushed by some Trump officials earlier in the year that the “deep state” is working against President Donald Trump. Trump Jr. did …

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REPORT: Trump Is Privately Telling Aides That Robert Mueller Will Soon Exonerate Him In A Formal Letter

CNN reports: President Donald Trump is privately striking a less agitated tone on the Russia investigation, sources say, even insisting he’ll soon be cleared in writing. But his new approach has some allies worried he’s not taking the threat of the probe seriously enough. Trump has spent much of his first year in office so enraged by the federal investigation …

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FBI Warned Both Trump And Hillary In 2016 That Russian Spies Would Try To Infiltrate Their Campaigns

NBC News reports: In the weeks after he became the Republican nominee on July 19, 2016, Donald Trump was warned that foreign adversaries, including Russia, would probably try to spy on and infiltrate his campaign, according to multiple government officials familiar with the matter. The warning came in the form of a high-level counterintelligence briefing by senior FBI officials, the …

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Trump Claims He Won’t Fire Robert Mueller [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump late on Sunday sought to douse speculation that he may fire special counsel Robert S. Mueller III amid an intensifying campaign by Trump allies to attack the wide-ranging Russia investigation as improper and politically motivated. Returning to the White House from Camp David, Trump was asked Sunday whether he intended to fire Mueller. “No, …

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Trump: I Always Pick The Winners (He Doesn’t)

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday predicted that Republicans will perform “very well” in next year’s mid-term elections, touting his party’s record last year in special elections to fill vacant House seats while claiming that he had predicted recent GOP losses in Virginia and Alabama. It was not clear why the president put “I” in quotation marks. Trump also …

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REPORT: Trump Might Fire Mueller Before Xmas

Newsweek reports: Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Spier said Friday the “rumor on the Hill” is that President Donald Trump intends to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller next week when Congress is gone for the holidays. Should Trump go through with the unconfirmed rumor, Spier said an “effort” for impeachment would follow. Spier added Republicans are aiming to shut down the House …

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