Trump Corruption

Michael Cohen’s GoFundMe Raises $150K In 48 Hours

The Associated Press reports: By Friday morning, the GoFundMe page dubbed the “Michael Cohen Truth Fund” had raised more than $149,000 from about 2,770 donations. Most reaction on social media was incredulous and unsympathetic, but one $5 donor was encouraging, writing: “The USA would love you for your honesty.” Confusion over the web address for the fundraising page, michaelcohentruthfund.com, led …

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New York City’s Tabloids Tee Off On Pecker Plot

The New York Post reports: American Media CEO David Pecker is expected to go to market next month in a bid to raise about $425 million to refinance debt. The controversy surrounding his role in helping federal authorities win a guilty plea from Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, can’t help the situation. Pecker and AMI Chief Content Officer …

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Manhattan DA Considers Criminal Charges Against Trump Organization & Two Senior Company Officials

The New York Times reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s office is considering pursuing criminal charges against the Trump Organization and two senior company officials in connection with Michael D. Cohen’s hush money payment to an adult film actress, according to two officials with knowledge of the matter. A state investigation would center on how the company accounted for its reimbursement …

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National Enquirer’s Pecker Kept Trump Docs In Safe

The Associated Press reports: The National Enquirer kept a safe containing documents on hush money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump leading up to the 2016 presidential election, people familiar with the arrangement told The Associated Press. The detail came as several media outlets reported on Thursday that federal prosecutors …

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Giuliani: Trump Asked About Pardoning Paul Manafort Weeks Ago, Was Advised Against Doing So For Now

The Washington Post reports: President Trump asked his lawyers several weeks ago for their advice on the possibility of pardoning his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, his lawyer said Thursday. The subject of pardoning Manafort came up as he faced multiple charges of bank fraud and tax evasion in an Alexandria court and the president was expressing his anger at …

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Glorious Leader Loses His Pecker To Prosecutors

The New York Times reports: The tabloid executive David J. Pecker has been granted immunity by federal prosecutors investigating payments during the 2016 campaign to two women who said they had affairs with Donald J. Trump, a person familiar with the investigation confirmed on Thursday. Mr. Pecker is chief executive and chairman of American Media Inc., the nation’s biggest tabloid …

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Washington Post: Trump Lies 7.6 Times Daily [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: One of the distinguishing characteristics of Donald Trump’s presidency has been his loose relationship with facts. As of the beginning of this month, The Washington Post’s Fact Checker had documented 4,229 false or misleading claims from the president — an average of nearly 7.6 a day. Trump’s allies have defended the president by suggesting that facts …

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Trump: Flipping Almost Ought To Be Illegal [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump has complained that Michael Cohen flipping on him to get a better plea deal isn’t fair and should be made illegal. In an interview with Fox & Friends broadcast Wednesday morning, the president went on a rant about “flippers” two days after his longtime attorney implicated him in a federal crime in his guilty …

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New York State Subpoenas Cohen In Trump Probe

The Associated Press reports: Investigators in New York state have issued a subpoena to Michael Cohen as part of their criminal probe into the Trump Foundation. A spokesman for Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax department confirmed the subpoena to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The subpoena was issued after Cohen’s attorney said the longtime lawyer for President Donald Trump has …

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White House Lies: Trump Did Nothing Wrong, Nothing Wrong, Nothing Wrong, Also Nothing Wrong [VIDEO]

Pull her string and the lie is always the same: The White House on Wednesday said President Trump “did nothing wrong” in his dealings with Michael Cohen, pushing back on his onetime lawyer’s claim Trump conspired with him to violate campaign-finance law. He did nothing wrong. There are no charges against him,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told …

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Trump Denies Advance Knowledge Of Payoffs [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt sat down for an exclusive interview with the president in the wake of Cohen pleading guilty to campaign-finance violations and other charges. Cohen implicated the president in the crimes, stating Trump directed him to payoff the women — porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal — during the 2016 campaign. …

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Lawyer: Cohen Is Willing To Testify About Collusion

The Hill reports: The attorney representing President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen says that there is now “no dispute” that President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 election. “Well, let’s clear up for some reason in ambiguity the smoke that [Trump attorney] Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump and the people around him are blowing,” Davis says. “Very clearly, there …

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Cohen Attorney: Trump Directed My Client To Commit Crimes For The Purpose Of Influencing The Election

“Michael Cohen took this step today so that his family can move on to the next chapter. This is Michael fulfilling his promise made on July 2nd to put his family and country first and tell the truth about Donald Trump. Today he stood up and testified under oath that Donald Trump directed him to commit a crime by making …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Rally In West Virginia

Oh, yes. This one we will watch. Patch reports: The rally at the Charleston Civic Center at 7 p.m. comes on the same day Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was found guilty on eight counts in the fraud trial brought by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III. A mistrial was declared in the other 10 counts. Also on Tuesday, …

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LIVE VIDEO: Michael Cohen Takes Plea Deal From Feds

CNN reports: Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, has surrendered to the FBI ahead of a 4 p.m. court proceeding, where the government is expected to disclose a plea deal, according to a law enforcement source. As part of the deal, Cohen is expected to plead guilty to multiple counts of campaign finance violations, tax fraud and bank …

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Michael Cohen Surrenders To FBI, Now In Custody

Multiple outlets are reporting that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has surrendered to the FBI at their Manhattan office. He is expected to plead guilty this afternoon to multiple charges, including campaign finance violations. Jail time is expected. ABC News reports: The deal could be a significant blow for Trump. Cohen was part of Trump’s inner circle for more than …

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REPORT: Plea Deal For Cohen Could Come Today

NBC News reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney, is discussing a possible guilty plea with federal prosecutors in Manhattan in connection with tax fraud and banking-related matters, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell NBC News. Those sources stress no deal has been reached but do say the potential deal could be reached as early as today. The …

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CNN Host John Berman: It’s Not Monday, Water Isn’t Wet, The Sky Is Not Blue, And Truth Isn’t Truth [VIDEO]

“I’m declaring it is not Monday, and it’s not because I say it’s not. I’m giving myself this new presidential power that Rudy Giuliani just created yesterday. Monday isn’t Monday. The sky is not blue. Water isn’t wet. And truth is not truth. The President’s lawyer actually declared this in the latest edition to the ‘Things Said Out Loud’ file. …

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Glorious Leader Rages About “Democrat Thugs”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on Monday accused special counsel Robert Mueller of “ruining people’s lives” by looking for evidence of Trump’s collusion with Russia where there is none. In a few tweets, Trump said Mueller spent more than 30 hours with White House counsel Don McGahn and got nothing, which shows Mueller is only interested in hindering the …

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Watergate’s John Dean Blasts Glorious Leader: You Don’t Have Any Idea What McGahn Has Told Mueller

When one of Watergate’s masterminds calls you out: Former White House counsel to President Nixon, John Dean, ripped President Trump on Sunday, saying he doubts Trump has any idea what White House counsel Donald McGahn has told special counsel Robert Mueller as McGahn cooperates with Mueller’s Russia investigation. Trump tweeted early Sunday morning calling a New York Times “FAKE” that …

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