Trump Corruption

Alex Jones: I’ve Been Told To Say Stone Will Get Pardon

“I talked to somebody inside the White House and they said that Trump is going to pardon Roger Stone but that he’s going to do it after he’s sentenced and that the president was really upset at the seven-to-nine year number and now that’s up on Infowars.com. “Yeah, he tweeted that at like 2 a.m. last night, but I did …

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Prosecutor Quits After DOJ Overrules Stone Sentence

Axios reports: The Justice Department is changing its sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone, overruling career prosecutors who requested in a court filing Monday that the former Trump adviser serve 7–9 years in prison, the Washington Post, AP and others reported Tuesday. Why it matters: The downgraded sentencing recommendation is sure to prompt allegations of political interference. In a possible sign …

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Trump Again Lies That “Hundreds And Hundreds Of Buses” Brought Out Of State Voters To New Hampshire

Talking Points Memo reports: On Monday night, President Donald Trump pushed yet again his evidence-free conspiracy theory claiming out-of-state voters illegally cost him New Hampshire in the 2016 general election. There is zero evidence of this claim, which Trump and his allies have been peddling for years. “We should have won the election, but they had buses being being shipped …

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DOJ Retreats On Stone’s Sentence After Trump Screams

The Washington Post reports: The Justice Department plans to reduce its sentencing recommendation for longtime President Trump confidant Roger Stone, after top officials were apparently blindsided by the seven-to-nine year penalty prosecutors urged a judge to impose, a senior Justice Department official said Tuesday. In a stunning rebuke of career prosecutors that will surely raise questions about political meddling in …

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DOJ Funded “Hookers For Jesus” Evangelical Group

Reuters reports: A U.S. Justice Department anti-human trafficking grant program is facing internal complaints, after two nonprofits were denied funding in favor of two less established groups whose applications were not recommended by career DOJ officials. The awarding of more than $1 million total to the two groups, Hookers for Jesus in Nevada and the Lincoln Tubman Foundation in South …

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Flynn’s Former Lawyers Might Testify Against Him

CNN reports: Federal prosecutors want to use Michael Flynn’s former defense lawyers against him as they resist his attempts to get out of his guilty plea for lying to the FBI in 2017. The court filing from prosecutors on Sunday could bring a new and consequential twist in the Flynn case, aligning the Justice Department and a major force in …

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Trump Wails At Roger Stone’s Proposed Sentence

The New York Post reports: President Donald Trump early Tuesday morning called the conviction and upcoming sentencing of political prankster Roger Stone a “miscarriage of justice.” The president was reacting to federal prosecutors recommendation that Stone serve between 7 and 9 years in prison after his conviction on witness tampering and obstruction charges. Prosecutors said in their sentencing memorandum on …

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Prosecutors Want 7-9 Year Sentence For Roger Stone

The Washington Post reports: Federal prosecutors on Monday said longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone deserves a sentence of 7 to 9 years in prison for lying to Congress and tampering with a witness related to his efforts to learn about hacked Democratic emails during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The sentencing filing came after days of tense debate within the …

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Barr Admits “Intake Process” For Giuliani’s Biden Dirt

The Washington Post reports: Attorney General William P. Barr acknowledged Monday that the Justice Department would evaluate material that Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, had gathered from Ukrainian sources claiming to have damaging information about former vice president Joe Biden and his family — though Barr and other officials suggested Giuliani was being treated no differently than any …

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Trump Lobs Romney Insult At Utah’s Governor [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump continued his verbal barrage on Sen. Mitt Romney on Monday, telling Utah’s governor, “You keep him.” Trump, who’s repeatedly criticized his fellow Republican since Romney voted last week to convict the president for abuse of power at his Senate impeachment trial, still had the Utah senator on his mind when Gov. Gary Herbert tried …

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NY Sues Trump Over Global Entry Revenge Freeze

Bloomberg News reports: New York sued to block the Trump administration’s plan to bar state residents from enrolling in federal Trusted Traveler programs like Global Entry, which allows pre-screened participants to breeze through airport passport and customs checks. President Donald Trump is seeking to punish the state for opposing many of his policies, said New York Attorney General Letitia James, …

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George Conway: We Might Have To Impeach Again

George Conway writes for the Washington Post: “So we’ll probably have to do it again.” So said the already-once-impeached President Trump on Thursday in the East Room, musing about the possibility he could become the first president to be impeached more than once. And on the very next day, as though he were competing for it, Trump showed precisely why …

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Trump Budget: Deep Cuts To Medicaid, Food Stamps

The New York Times reports: President Trump released a $4.8 trillion budget proposal on Monday that includes a familiar list of deep cuts to student loan assistance, affordable housing efforts, food stamps and Medicaid, reflecting Mr. Trump’s election-year effort to continue shrinking the federal safety net. The proposal, which must be approved by Congress, includes additional spending for the military, …

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Amazon Seeks To Depose Trump On Losing $10 Billion Contract Due To His “Personal Animus Towards Bezos”

Reuters reports: Amazon wants to depose President Donald Trump over the tech company’s losing bid for a $10 billion military contract. The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing project to Microsoft in October. Amazon later sued, arguing that Trump’s interference and bias against the company harmed Amazon’s chances of winning the contract. The company said in a federal court filing in …

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Kellyanne Conway Hints At More Retaliatory Firings

Politico reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday hinted that additional officials could be forced out of their roles following the ousters last week of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Ambassador Gordon Sondland — both high-profile witnesses in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump. Asked during an interview on “Fox & Friends” whether there will be more dismissals …

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Graham: The DOJ Is Getting Giuliani’s Dirt On Biden

The New York Times reports: The Justice Department has begun receiving information obtained by Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, from Ukraine about former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his son, Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday. Mr. Graham, a South Carolina Republican who is the chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a vocal Trump ally, said …

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WH Press Sec Claims Blacklisting By Major Networks

The New York Post reports: White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham says she can’t get airtime on most of the big networks to discuss last week’s momentous events in Washington, including the State of the Union address, President Trump’s acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial and a strong jobs report. Appearing on Fox News, Grisham said every network but Fox …

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Trump Claims AOC Will Primary Schumer And Win

The Guardian reports: The president has continued with his early morning thoughts on the impeachment process … he might not have shaken her hand, but he just can’t stop thinking about Nancy Pelosi. Ahead of his State of the Union address he told journalists that he believed New York representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will challenge – and beat – Senator Chuck …

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Schumer Demands Probe Into Trump’s Retaliations

Politico reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking that every agency inspector general investigate retaliation against whistleblowers who report presidential misconduct, after the firing of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the National Security Council. Schumer’s letters to 74 inspectors general, which will be sent Monday, comes after Vindman, a star witness in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald …

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Junior Compares Daddy’s Acquittal To OJ Simpson’s

The New York Daily News reports: Donald Trump Jr. seems to think his dad is innocent — just like O.J. Simpson. The presidential son posted a photo of Johnnie Cochran, the late O.J. Simpson lawyer, along with a riff on the attorney’s famed claim to jurors in the football star’s murder trial that “if (the glove) doesn’t fit, you must …

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