Trump Corruption

Trump Again Ridicules Biden For Wearing A Face Mask

The New York Daily News reports: President Donald Trump again mocked Joe Biden for wearing a mask and asked a crowd in Pittsburgh why the Democrat would spend “all that money on the plastic surgery” to cover up his face. “He feels good about the mask,” Trump riffed. “I wonder in the debate, it will be him and I on …

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Company Of DHS Head’s Wife Got $6M In Contracts

NBC News reports: The consulting firm where the wife of acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is an executive has been awarded more than $6 million in contracts from the Department of Homeland Security since September 2018, according to records on the federal government website USA Spending. Wolf became chief of staff at the Transportation Security Administration, a DHS agency, …

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Trump Cheers “Beautiful” Violence Against Reporters

Forbes reports: During a rally in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, President Trump took his “law and order” message a step further, not only applauding harsh law enforcement treatment of protesters, but of journalists as well. Sometimes they grab one guy, ‘I’m a reporter! I’m a reporter!” Trump said gleefully, aggressively pantomiming a Guardsman throwing aside the reporter and shouting “get out …

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Trump: Protesters Are Throwing Cans Of Bumble Bee

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump made a bizarre claim Tuesday, without evidence, that protesters against police brutality in Minnesota and Chicago threw cans of “tuna fish and soup” at law enforcement officers. At his campaign rally in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, Trump alleged that protesters in Minnesota and Chicago had wielded cans, specifically the brands Goya Foods and Bumble Bee …

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Fauci Contradicts Trump’s “Virtually Nobody” Claims

Mediaite reports: On Tuesday, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta held an interview with Fauci, and he brought up Trump’s rally remarks in order to ask Fauci for confirmation its not “just the elderly” that have to worry about Covid. “No it’s not,” Fauci responded. “It isn’t just the elderly and those with underlying conditions. It can be serious in young people.” …

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Trump Registered His Corporate Trademark In Cuba To Build Resorts After Vowing Not To Do Business There

The Miami Herald reports: Despite earlier promises in Miami that he would not do business in Cuba until the island was “free,” Donald Trump applied in 2008 to register his Trump trademark in the Caribbean nation for a variety of commercial activities, including investing in real estate, hotels, casinos and golf courses. A search of the Cuban Industrial Property Office …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses UN General Assembly

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump will assail China for the coronavirus pandemic in a speech Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly aimed squarely at U.S. voters, calling on the international body to punish Beijing. “In the earliest days of the virus, China locked down travel domestically while allowing flights to leave China and infect the world. The Chinese …

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Pentagon Funneled $1B Meant For COVID Supplies To Defense Contractors, Bought Armor, Dress Uniforms

The Washington Post reports: A $1 billion fund Congress gave the Pentagon in March to build up the country’s supplies of medical equipment has instead been mostly funneled to defense contractors and used for making things such as jet engine parts, body armor and dress uniforms. The change illustrates how one taxpayer-backed effort to battle the novel coronavirus, which has …

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Trump Refuses Comment On Poisoned Russian Leader

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has again refused to be drawn on questions surrounding the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition politician and vocal critic of Vladimir Putin. Speaking at the White House on Monday, Mr Trump said: “Ahhh, we’ll talk about that at another time,” when asked by a reporter whom he believed was responsible for poisoning Mr …

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CIA: Putin “Probably Directing” Attacks On Joe Biden

The Washington Post reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his top aides are “probably directing” a Russian foreign influence operation to interfere in the 2020 presidential election against former vice president Joe Biden, which involves a prominent Ukrainian lawmaker connected to President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, a top-secret CIA assessment concluded, according to two sources who reviewed it. …

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Trump May Face Tax Fraud Investigation, DA Says

The New York Times reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s office, which has been locked in a yearlong legal battle with President Trump over obtaining his tax returns, suggested for the first time on Monday that it had grounds to investigate him and his businesses for tax fraud. The assertion by the office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., …

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Trump Loses Bid To Stop Nevada Voting By Mail

CBS News reports: A federal court has rejected the Trump campaign’s attempt to roll back changes to Nevada’s election laws, the latest setback for opponents of Nevada’s efforts to mail paper ballots to all registered active voters in the battleground state, whether or not they asked for one. “I’m pleased to see a federal court judge has dismissed a lawsuit …

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Cuomo Blasts “Bully” Trump Over “Anarchist” Label

The New York Daily News reports: Gov. Cuomo ripped President Trump as a “bully” and “political opportunist” Monday as he dismissed the commander-in-chief’s attempt to label the Big Apple as an “anarchist jurisdiction” and strip the city of federal funds. “I believe the president is fundamentally a bully… you can’t bully New Yorkers,” the governor said during a conference call …

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CDC Yanks New Guidance On Indoor Transmission Risk

Trump’s truthers strike yet again. The Washington Post reports: The agency had posted new guidelines suggesting the virus can transmit over a distance larger than six feet and that indoor ventilation is key to protection against its spread. This is a point that many independent experts have also been advancing, and it had appeared that the agency had come around …

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Trump: Vaccine Is Coming “Within A Matter Of Weeks”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump predicted Monday that a coronavirus vaccine would become available “within a matter of weeks,” again contradicting the assessments of his own administration’s top public health officials. “I’m getting it very soon, within a matter of weeks,” Trump told “Fox & Friends” in an interview, adding: “I would say that you’ll have it long before the …

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Trump Claims RBG’s Dying Wish Is A Democratic Hoax

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump claimed without evidence that the dying wish of Ruth Bader Ginsburg was fabricated by his political foes to desist him from choosing a new Supreme Court justice. Ainsley Earhart brought up the statement that Ginsburg dictated to her granddaughter shortly before she died: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until …

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DOJ Labels Three Cities As “Anarchist Jurisdictions”

The New York Post reports: New York City was among three cities labeled “anarchist jurisdictions” by the Justice Department on Sunday and targeted to lose federal money for failing to control protesters and defunding cops, The Post has learned. Portland, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., were the other two cities on the list, which was approved by US Attorney General William …

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Trump Claims TikTok Deal Includes $5B To Fund “Real History, Not Fake History” Lessons, TikTok Says WTF

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump said Saturday he wants $5 billion from companies creating a new U.S.-based TikTok venture directed toward teaching American children “the real history of our country.” Trump said Saturday that he had approved a transaction between Oracle Corp., Walmart Inc. and ByteDance Ltd. to create a new company called TikTok Global to run the U.S. …

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Poll: 69% Don’t Trust Trump On COVID Vaccine Safety

ABC News reports: As President Donald Trump continues to tout the progress of coronavirus vaccine development, going so far this week as to promise delivery to everyone in the U.S. by next spring, a majority of Americans report having no confidence at all in him to confirm the safety of a potential inoculation, according to a ABC News/Ipsos poll released …

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White House Demanded Drug Makers Pay For $100 “Trump Cards” To Be Sent To Seniors Ahead Of Election

The New York Times reports: After months of heated accusations and painstaking negotiations, the White House and the pharmaceutical industry neared agreement late last month on a plan to make good on President Trump’s longstanding promise to lower drug prices. The drug companies would spend $150 billion to address out-of-pocket consumer costs and would even pick up the bulk of …

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