Trump Corruption

Trump Rages: Fox News Polls “Over Sample Democrats”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump is none too pleased with a recent Fox News poll that suggests a rather significant shift in likely voters in two critical battleground states in the coming 2020 general election. Released late Thursday evening, the polls show former Vice President Joe Biden holds a seven-point lead in Pennsylvania, and a stunning five-point lead in Ohio, …

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Dem Lawyers Ready To Challenge Trump On PA Electors

Axios reports: Democratic lawyers are preparing to challenge any effort by President Trump to swap electors chosen by voters with electors selected by Republican-controlled legislatures. One state of particular concern: Pennsylvania, where the GOP controls the state house. Why it matters: Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, together with a widely circulated article in The Atlantic …

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Pentagon Fears Trump Will Use Military After Election

The New York Times reports: Senior leaders at the Pentagon, speaking on the condition of anonymity, acknowledged that they were talking among themselves about what to do if Mr. Trump, who will still be president from Election Day to Inauguration Day, invokes the Insurrection Act and tries to send troops into the streets, as he repeatedly threatened to do during …

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Kimberly Guilfoyle Robocalls Lies About Mail Voting

CNN reports: Robocalls sent by Trump surrogates Kimberly Guilfoyle and the President’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump are encouraging Republican voters to use absentee ballots to vote in November, calling them one of the “best ways” to support President Trump in November. Both calls attempt to draw a false distinction between absentee voting and other forms of mail-in voting. Guilfoyle’s call goes …

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Trump To Send Seniors $200 Drug Discount Cards By Borrowing $7B From Program That Does Not Yet Exist

STAT News reports: President Trump on Thursday pledged to send $200 prescription drug coupons to 33 million Medicare beneficiaries “in the coming weeks,” a political ploy to curry favor with seniors who view drug prices as a priority. The administration is getting its authority to ship the coupons from a Medicare demonstration program, a White House spokesman told STAT in …

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Trump Signs Toothless Order On Preexisting Conditions

The Associated Press reports: More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what aides termed a “vision” for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations. “It is affirmed, signed and done, so we can put that to rest,” Trump said after signing an executive order covering a range of issues, …

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Trump Again Won’t Say If He’ll Accept Election Result

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump refused to promise Thursday that he’ll accept the results of November’s election despite bipartisan outrage over his declining a day earlier to commit to a peaceful transition of power if Joe Biden wins. Speaking on the South Lawn of the White House before a trip to North Carolina, Trump reiterated his debunked …

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WH: Trump Will Accept The Results Of “A Fair Election”

The Daily Beast reports: Reporters gave White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany the chance to “clean up or clarify” President Trump’s shocking refusal to assure a “peaceful transfer of power” if he loses the election this fall. Her answers weren’t exactly reassuring. After belittling Playboy reporter Brian Karem who elicited the answer from Trump, McEnany said, “The president will accept …

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HHS Spox Diagnosed With Metastatic Neck Cancer, Is Now “Resting Under The Watchful Eye Of Jesus Christ”

The Buffalo News reports: Michael R. Caputo, the East Aurora political consultant at the center of controversy over the Trump administration’s Covid-19 messaging, has been diagnosed with cancer. Assemblyman David J. DiPietro, R-East Aurora, acting as Caputo’s spokesman, said Thursday that the HHS spokesman on leave from his assistant secretary post has “squamous cell carcinoma, a metastatic head and neck …

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Pelosi: Trump Knows He’s Crazy, It’s So Self-Evident

From a lengthy interview with Elle Magazine: Pelosi is Trump’s greatest foil—the only real check on his power. She’s presided over his impeachment, famously ripped up his speech after his State of the Union address, and insulted his masculinity on cable news. He calls her “Crazy Nancy,” “Nervous Nancy,” and “unhinged”; she doesn’t care. “I have no interest in what …

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Trump’s Niece Sues Him And Family Over Inheritance

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump was sued by his niece Mary for allegedly conspiring with his brother and sister to defraud her out of part of her inheritance, months after she wrote a damning tell-all book about the family. Donald Trump, along with his brother Robert and sister Maryannne, failed to follow through on a pledge to “watch over …

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Trump Already Whining About Debate, Says Moderator Chris Wallace Is “Controlled By Radical Left” [AUDIO]

Mediaite reports: Fox & Friends hsot Brian Kilmeade spoke to Trump on his radio show and he asked what role the president thinks Wallace will serve as he presides over the debate. Trump answered by bragging about his TV ratings, claimed Wallace likes him because of the ratings he brings during their interviews, and then he said “I would be …

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Trump Loudly Booed While Visiting Ginsburg’s Casket

The Independent reports: President Donald Trump was met with loud booing and chants of “vote him out!” as he arrived at the Supreme Court on Thursday morning to pay respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Videos from Capitol Hill showed the president wearing a face mask and standing alongside first lady Melania Trump at the Supreme Court, with …

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Internal Docs Show Top Execs Behind Mail Slowdown

The Washington Post reports: A senior executive at the U.S. Postal Service delivered a PowerPoint presentation in July that pressed officials across the organization to make the operational changes that led to mail backups across the country, seemingly contradicting months of official statements about the origin of the plans, according to internal documents. The presentation stands in contrast with agency …

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Trump Threatens To Overrule FDA On COVID Vaccine

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the White House may not approve tougher FDA guidelines for authorizing the emergency use of any coronavirus vaccines. “That has to be approved by the White House,” Trump said. “We may or may not approve it.” Trump also suggested that the FDA’s decision to revise the standards, first issued in June, “was …

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Trump Won’t Commit To Peaceful Transfer Of Power

CNN reports: President Donald Trump would not commit to saying he would provide a peaceful transition of power after Election Day. “Well, we’re going to have to see what happens. You know that I’ve been complaining very strongly about the ballots and the ballots are a disaster,” Trump said at a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday evening, …

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COURT: Eric Trump Must Testify Before New York AG

NBC News reports: Eric Trump must testify in response to a subpoena from the New York Attorney General’s office before the presidential election as part of a probe of President Donald Trump’s company, a judge ordered Wednesday. Eric Trump, who is the president’s middle son and a top executive in the Trump Organization, must testify no later than Oct. 7, …

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Telemundo: Eric Trump Lied About Our Biden Interview

Politico reports: Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart on Wednesday refuted an allegation by one of President Donald Trump’s sons that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden relied on a teleprompter in a recent interview. In a clip tweeted by Eric Trump of the former vice president’s interview last week with Telemundo, Biden pledges that “there are going to be no deportations in …

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DOJ Asks Congress To End Immunity For Social Media

The Washington Post reports: The Department of Justice asked Congress on Wednesday to adopt a new law that would hold Facebook, Google and Twitter legally accountable for the way they moderate content on the Web, as the Trump administration ratchets up its attacks on social-media sites entering the 2020 election. The new request from the Justice Department came in the …

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New York AG: Eric Trump Lied About Deposition Dodge

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump’s son Eric gave a judge a “false” explanation for why he backed out of a July deposition in a civil probe of the family business, New York’s top law enforcement officer said in a court filing. After New York took legal action in August to enforce a slate of subpoenas, Trump’s lawyer said his …

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