Trump Corruption

Trump Calls Into PA Senate Hearing To Fume And Lie

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday phoned into a Pennsylvania state Senate hearing where his legal team was appearing as part of their shriveling legal battle against the election results. After calling his lawyers in the middle of the hearing — held at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania — Trump launched a breathless, 10-minute long rant about …

Read More »

Trump Pardons Former Security Advisor Michael Flynn

NPR reports: President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser Michael Flynn, who spent years enmeshed in an often bizarre legal war with the government that sprung from the Russia investigation. The pardon brings an end to a long-running legal odyssey for Flynn, who was the only member of the Trump administration to be charged as part of special …

Read More »

Giuliani Asks Appeals Court To Un-Certify PA Result

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign is asking to have Rudy Giuliani argue the appeal in its federal lawsuit seeking to undo Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state. The Trump campaign on Wednesday asked the the U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia to schedule a hearing and permit Giuliani to present arguments. The former New …

Read More »

Trump Bails On Giuliani’s Meeting With PA Republicans

The Hill reports: President Trump canceled plans on Wednesday to attend an event orchestrated by Pennsylvania Republicans to highlight allegations of election irregularities. Trump was expected to join Rudy Giuliani and other legal representatives affiliated with his campaign at the event at a hotel in Gettysburg, but it was scrapped at the last moment. The trip was never officially on …

Read More »

Matt Gaetz: Trump Should Pardon Everyone Including Himself And Joe Exotic Just To Own The Libs [VIDEO]

“President Trump should pardon Michael Flynn. He should pardon the Thanksgiving turkey. He should pardon everyone, from himself to his administration officials to Joe Exotic if he has to. “Because you see from the radical left a bloodlust that will only be quenched if they come after the people who’ve worked so hard to animate the Trump administration with the …

Read More »

Arizona Lawmakers Deny Planning Election Hearing

The Arizona Mirror reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign announced that Arizona and two other states had scheduled legislative hearings to look into allegations surrounding the 2020 general election, which came as a surprise to leaders in both chambers, neither of whom had approved any such hearing. The Pennsylvania Senate will hold a hearing on Wednesday, followed by Arizona on Nov. …

Read More »

El Paso Hires Outside Lawyers To Collect Trump’s Debt

El Paso’s NBC News affiliate reports: The City of El Paso is taking further steps in attempts of collecting over half a million dollars that’s owed by the Trump campaign from a rally that took place almost two years ago. It’s almost the end of November and with obstacles throughout the year due to COVID-19, the City has been waiting …

Read More »

Trump Rushing Rule To Bring Back Firing Squads

ProPublica reports: One proposal has raced through the process with little notice but unusual speed — and deadly consequences. This rule could reintroduce firing squads and electrocutions for federal executions, giving the government more options for administering capital punishment as drugs used in lethal injections become unavailable. The Justice Department surfaced the proposal in August and accepted public comments for …

Read More »

Trump Touts Cultist Network’s Poll On Conceding

Mediaite reports: Newsmax has seen a boost in viewers for being incredibly supportive of the president’s chances at somehow pulling out a win, as some prominent Trump backers, along with the president himself, have trashed Fox News. And on Newsmax Tuesday night, Greg Kelly showed a viewer poll touting that 98.9 percent of viewers don’t think he should concede the …

Read More »

GOP GA Sec. Of State: Trump Threw Me Under The Bus

Georgia Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger writes: By all accounts, Georgia had a wildly successful and smooth election. We finally defeated voting lines and put behind us Fulton County’s now notorious reputation for disastrous elections. This should be something for Georgians to celebrate, whether their favored presidential candidate won or lost. For those wondering, mine lost — my family voted …

Read More »

Trump To Join Giuliani At PA Meeting With GOP Reps

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports: President Donald Trump plans to travel to Pennsylvania on Wednesday for a meeting of state Republican lawmakers examining accusations of election impropriety, according to three people familiar with the matter. Mr. Trump’s visit to Gettysburg for a hearing by the Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee was not listed on the president’s public schedule. He is expected …

Read More »

Trump Discussing Pardons For Flynn And Others

CNN reports: The White House has discussed a possible pardon for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, and others, three sources told CNN on Tuesday. However, those sources cautioned that Trump could change his mind about making such a move. There have been discussions about pardoning multiple people in the President’s orbit, the sources told CNN. A …

Read More »

Giuliani Called In To WH Meeting With MI Lawmakers

The Washington Post reports: During his meeting Friday with Michigan legislative leaders, President Trump brought up concerns about alleged election irregularities in the state and at one point arranged for his personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani to call in and elaborate on that topic, according to a person familiar with the White House session. During the call, Giuliani repeated unsubstantiated …

Read More »

Giuliani Claims Legislatures In Pennsylvania, Arizona, And Michigan Will Hold Election Hearings Next Week

Via press release from the Trump campaign: The Donald J. Trump for President Campaign Legal Team today announced that the State Legislatures in Pennsylvania, Arizona and Michigan will hold public hearings on the election beginning tomorrow and next week in an effort to provide confidence that all of the legal votes have been counted and the illegal votes have not …

Read More »

REPORT: Trump OK’d Transition To “Protect His Brand”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump met with top advisers Monday who discussed with him the need to allow the transition for President-elect Joe Biden to proceed amid increasing pressure from fellow Republicans and business leaders. The advisers argued that the combination of snowballing calls from Republicans in Congress to begin the transition, disastrous public appearances by attorneys Rudy Giuliani …

Read More »

Mnuchin To Put $455B In COVID Relief Funding Into An Account That Successor Cannot Easily Gain Access To

Bloomberg News reports: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will put $455 billion in unspent Cares Act funding into an account that his presumed successor, former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, will need authorization from Congress to use. Mnuchin plans to place the money into the agency’s General Fund, a Treasury Department spokesperson said Tuesday. That fund can only be tapped with …

Read More »

Trump Retweets Nutbag’s Call For Election “Re-Vote”

Uproxx reports: Randy Quaid, an actor best known for playing unhinged characters like Cousin Eddie in the Vacation movies and an alcoholic pilot in Independence Day, is plenty, let’s say, “eccentric” in real life, too. There was the time he released a sex tape with his wife Evi where she wears a Rupert Murdoch mask, and when they sought asylum …

Read More »

Trump: I Will “Never Concede To Fake Ballots”

The Independent reports: Having come closer than ever to accepting the 2020 election results on Monday night, by officially launching the transition process, Donald Trump again took to Twitter in the small hours of Tuesday to insist that he “will never concede”. The president reiterated his unsubstantiated claims that the 3 November vote had been “the most corrupt election”, saying …

Read More »

Trump: I Approved GSA Move But I Will Still “Prevail”

Morning Call reports: The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the way for the start of the transition from President Donald Trump’s administration. An official said Administrator Emily Murphy made the determination after Trump efforts to subvert the vote failed across battleground states, most recently in Michigan, …

Read More »

Secret Service Agents Asked About Transferring To FL

ABC News reports: As states begin to certify election results that seal a victory for President-elect Joe Biden, even though Donald Trump hasn’t conceded there is one clear sign his post-presidency life is taking shape: Secret Service agents in the president’s detail are being asked whether they’re interested in transferring to Palm Beach, Florida. The Secret Service’s Miami field office …

Read More »