Trump Corruption

Fox’s Napolitano Calls For New Impeachment Articles

“If I were a Democrat in the House, I would be moving to re-open the impeachment on the basis of the newly-acquired evidence, these new emails of people getting instructions directly from the president to hold up on the sending of the funds. “That would justify holding the articles of impeachment, because there’s new evidence and perhaps new articles. “If …

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Schiff Calls For Open House Hearings On Trump/Iran

The Washington Post reports: The deliberations that went into President Trump’s decision to assassinate Iranian general Qasem Soleimani are looking more slapdash and reckless by the hour. What we’re now seeing will require House Democrats to make a serious and sustained effort to get to the bottom of it all. And guess what: We may soon get just such an …

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Conway Blasts Trial Delay: Is Trump A Threat Or Not?

Reuters reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday chided Pelosi for the delay in transmitting articles of impeachment, saying, “Let’s get on with it already.” Speaking to reporters at the White House, Conway suggested a contradiction between previous claims by Democrats that Trump poses an immediate threat and their current posture. “Which is it?” Conway said. “Is the president …

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Trump Demands Quick End To “Impeachment Hoax”

The Guardian reports: Trump has again weighed in on the looming impeachment trial over Twitter, dismissing the controversy as a “con game” and calling for a rapid end to the matter. House speaker Nancy Pelosi has not yet transmitted the aricles of impeachment to the Senate, but many expect her to do so this week. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell …

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Former Energy Sec. Rick Perry Rejoins Pipeline Board

That didn’t take very long: Former Energy Secretary Rick Perry was appointed to the board of the general partner that controls pipeline company Energy Transfer LP following his exit from the Trump administration. Perry was appointed as a director of LE GP LLC, the general partner of the company Energy Transfer, on Jan. 1, according to a Securities and Exchange …

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Developer Says He’ll Submit Bid On Trump’s DC Hotel

The Washington Post reports: D.C. real estate investor and developer Brian Friedman says he will bid to acquire the lease to President Trump’s 263-room luxury hotel in downtown Washington, a project that has generated ethical controversies for the president since he entered office. Friedman said he would like to partner with Hilton to turn the Trump International Hotel into a …

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Newly Released Emails Show Trump/Ukraine Coverup

Mother Jones reports: Newly revealed communications between White House staffers and officials at the Pentagon are shedding additional light on the Ukraine scandal—even as the Senate prepares for President Donald Trump’s trial following his impeachment by the House of Representatives last month. Just Security reported Thursday that Michael Duffey, a political appointee who oversees defense spending at the White House …

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Trump Names Jarvanka To Official WH Davos Delegation

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday named his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner to the official White House delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Ivanka Trump and Kushner serve as assistants and advisers to the president and have accompanied the senior Trump on numerous official appearances. Several Cabinet secretaries will also be in the …

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Trump Rages At AT&T For Not Firing CNN Management

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump closed out the first day of 2020 with a fresh round of attacks on a favorite target, CNN — as well as their corporate parent, AT&T. In a Wednesday evening tweet, the president suggested leadership changes at both CNN and AT&T — citing ratings struggles at the former and a lack of action from the …

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Impeachment Spurs Big $46 Million Quarter For Trump

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign raised $46 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, a major haul that was boosted by a surge of donations in the wake of the Democrats’ impeachment bid, a senior campaign official said on Thursday. The sum gives Trump a fundraising edge over a host of Democrats battling for their party’s nomination, with …

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Giuliani Willing To Testify At Trump’s Trial [VIDEO]

Bloomberg News reports: Rudy Giuliani, who serves as President Trump’s personal attorney, said Tuesday night that he would be willing to testify in a Senate impeachment trial for the president. “I would testify,” Giuliani told reporters as he arrived at a New Year’s Eve party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. He added that he could “do demonstrations” and that …

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Trump Wails: The Media Lied That I Played Golf Today

From today’s White House pool reporter: The motorcade arrived at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach at 1046 am after an unremarkable trip. We did not see the president. Press vans split off outside the club. We are currently holding in the vans near the library. The president’s motorcade is back on the move at 11:36 am after …

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Trump Rages: Overrated Nancy Pelosi Is “All Lies”

From the conservative Washington Examiner: On the day before 2020, President Trump ripped into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Twitter, saying the California Democrat is “all lies” and “the most overrated person [he] knows.” After Democrats ran the impeachment process in the House, Pelosi suggested she would wait to send the articles to the Senate until Republicans agree to terms …

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Trump Org Fires More Undocumented Workers

The Washington Post reports: Nearly a year after the Trump Organization pledged to root out undocumented workers at its properties, supervisors at the Trump Winery on Monday summoned at least seven employees and fired them because of their lack of legal immigration status, according to two of the dismissed workers. The timing of the firings at the rural Virginia winery, …

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Trump Claims Democrats Don’t Want Senate Trial

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump started off the last day of 2019 with a rant against his looming impeachment trial. The Democratic-led House impeached him earlier this month, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has held back the articles from the Senate until Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) agrees to hold a fair trial with witness testimony. The Democrats will …

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Giuliani Henchman Lev Parnas To Turn Over Phone Data

Bloomberg News reports: Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, is set to turn over data from his iPhone and documents seized by the U.S. government to a House of Representatives committee investigating President Donald Trump. The material was subpoenaed by the House Intelligence committee and is essential to its ability to “corroborate the strength“ of Parnas’s potential testimony, …

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Trump Has Spent 1/3 Of His Term At Trump Properties

The Washington Post reports: Over the course of his presidency, Trump has visited a Trump-owned or branded property on three out of every 10 days. Slightly more: Of the 1,075 days on which he has been president, he has visited Mar-a-Lago or a Trump Something-or-other on 331 of them, 31 percent of the time. It’s worth remembering that this was …

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Pompeo To Make First Ukraine Visit As Trial Looms

The Associated Press reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine this week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump’s impeachment. As the Senate weighs options for a trial, Pompeo will depart Thursday on a five-nation tour of Europe and Central Asia. Ukraine will be the first stop on the trip, the …

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Trump’s Golfing Enters Frozen Ukraine Aid Saga

Newsweek reports: White House officials struggled to set up meetings with President Donald Trump regarding frozen military aid to Ukraine because the president was golfing, according to a new report charting the events at the center of Trump’s Ukraine strategy and subsequent impeachment. The report—published Sunday by The New York Times—details how senior administration officials tried to have Trump release …

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Giuliani Was Part Of Shadow Effort To Oust Maduro

The Washington Post reports: The international call came in September 2018, after months of rising tension between the United States and Venezuela, a key strategic player in South America. On one end of the line was Venezuela’s socialist president, the pariah leader of a disintegrating economy whom President Trump’s administration was seeking to isolate. On the other end: the U.S. …

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