Trump Corruption

Junior: I’m Spending My Quarantine Cleaning My Guns

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump Jr, the president’s son who has tested positive for the coronavirus, has said he will pass the time in isolation battling with the virus by cleaning his collection of guns. Trump Jr is now the fourth member of the Trump family to have become infected with Covid. The president, the first lady and their son, …

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RNC Seeks Audit Of Votes In Majority Black MI County

Reuters reports: The Republican National Committee and the Michigan Republican Party wrote to Michigan’s state board of canvassers on Saturday asking it to adjourn for 14 days to allow for an audit of ballots in the state’s largest county. The board, which includes two Democrats and two Republicans, is due to meet on Nov. 23 to certify election results and …

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Dem Rep Files To Have Giuliani Disbarred In Five States

Via press release: Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today filed letters with the legal bar authorities in Arizona, Michigan, Nevada, New York, and Pennsylvania, seeking the disbarment of Rudolph Giuliani and 22 other lawyers representing Donald Trump in his attempts to overturn the election and demolish democracy. “We live together in extraordinary and increasingly dangerous national circumstances. At present, our …

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Michigan Group Sues Trump For Voter Suppression

Politico reports: A group of Michigan voters has sued Donald Trump and his reelection campaign, asserting the president’s legal challenges to the 2020 election violated the rights of Black voters. In a lawsuit filed in D.C. federal court Friday, the group alleged the Trump campaign is attempting mass voter suppression — particularly among Black voters — by pressuring election officials …

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MI Reps After Meeting With Trump: Our Certification Process Should Be Free Of “Threats And Intimidation”

The Detroit Free Press reports: In a joint statement, Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, and House Speaker Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, did not say whether the Michigan election results came up in their conversation with Trump. However, they did not indicate they would take action to intervene in any way that would change President-elect Joe Biden’s win in the state. …

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Trump: You’ll Find Out That I Won The Election [VIDEO]

“Big pharma ran million dollars of negative advertisements against me during the campaign. Which I won, by the way. But, you know, we’ll find that out. “Almost 74 million votes. We had big pharma against us, we had the media against us, we had big tech against us. “We had a lot of dishonesty against us. But big pharma alone …

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Losing Senate Candidate Wants Delay In Certifying MI

The Detroit Free Press reports: John James, the Republican candidate for a U.S. Senate in the Nov. 3 election, asked the Board of State Canvassers Friday to delay its certification of Michigan’s statewide election results. The four-member board, composed of two Republicans and two Democrats, is scheduled to meet Monday to certify the results, amid ongoing efforts by Republican Donald …

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SCOTUS Cancels Arguments In Case Brought By Trump

Reuters reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled oral arguments next month over President Donald Trump’s bid to keep Congress from seeing material withheld from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian political meddling, raising the possibility that the justices may never rule on the issue. The court granted a request from the Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary …

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Trump Legal Team Can’t Attend WH Meeting With MI Lawmakers Because They’ve Been Exposed To COVID

Axios reports: Rudy Giuliani and other key members of President Trump’s outside legal team won’t be attending today’s meeting with two Michigan lawmakers because they’ve been exposed to the coronavirus, two sources familiar with the internal discussions tell Axios. Why it matters: This added turmoil inside the president’s legal operation comes at a time when the president is urging Republican …

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McEnany To CNN Reporter: “I Don’t Call On Activists”

The Independent reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was heckled to concede the president’s defeat during her first briefing in 49 days. Donald Trump’s spokesperson was shouted at by Playboy reporter Brian Karem as she took questions on the coronavirus. “When will you admit you lost?” heckled Mr Karem loudly from the back of the briefing room. Ms McEnany …

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Trump Lawyer Listed MN Towns In MI “Fraud” Affidavit

Mediaite reports: In their effort to demonstrate voter irregularities in the state of Michigan — which Trump was projected to have lost to Joe Biden — Trump’s lawyers appeared to mistake Michigan’s abbreviation “MI” for Minnesota. On his Power Line blog, Thursday, John Hinderaker pointed out the major error. “Here’s the problem: the townships and precincts listed in paragraphs 11 …

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Protesters Confront GOP Michigan Senate Majority Leader As He Leaves For Meeting With Trump [VIDEO]

The Detroit Metro Times reports: By now, what President Donald Trump is doing is so clear that pretty much every credible newspaper is calling it for what it is: an attempted coup. In Michigan, Republican Senate Majority leader Mike Shirkey left on Friday morning to meet with Trump at the White House. A reporter and a group of protesters caught …

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$3M Trump-Funded Recount Starts In Two WI Counties

The Washington Post reports: Two Wisconsin counties will kick off recounts of presidential election results on Friday morning. The Trump campaign has paid $3 million for the process but chose to target only the state’s two most Democratic-leaning counties for the recount, Milwaukee and Dane County, home to Madison. More than 804,000 ballots were cast for president in the two …

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House Dems Demand Briefing From GSA Administrator

Politico reports: Four senior House Democrats are demanding that GSA Administrator Emily Murphy brief them Monday on the reason she has yet to ascertain Joe Biden’s win in the presidential election, warning that her answers will determine whether they intend to haul her to Capitol Hill for a public hearing, along with other senior General Services Administration officials. “We have …

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WH Insiders Are Hiding Out From Trump’s Lawyers

Axios reports: Most of President Trump’s closest advisers have completely distanced themselves from his legal effort and are avoiding his lawyers to avoid being swept into their courtroom dramas. Why it matters: Some of the president’s advisers act like they think he can still overturn the election results — because they remain on the payroll and don’t have another choice. …

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FBI Renews Probe Into Giuliani’s Link To Russian Intel

CNN reports: In recent weeks, FBI agents in New York contacted witnesses and asked new questions about Giuliani’s efforts in Ukraine and possible connections to Russian intelligence, according to a person briefed on the matter. The FBI investigators, who have spoken to at least one witness previously months ago, came back to ask new questions recently about possible origins of …

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Trump Org Subpoenaed In Two NY Tax Fraud Cases

The New York Times reports: Two separate New York State fraud investigations into President Trump and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, have expanded to include tax write-offs on millions of dollars in consulting fees, some of which appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The inquiries — a criminal investigation …

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Politico: Lara Trump May Run For US Senate In 2022

Politico reports: Lara Trump, daughter-in-law of President Donald Trump, is considering a Senate run in North Carolina, according to two people familiar with her plans. She is looking at a possible run in 2022, as Republican Sen. Richard Burr’s term comes to a close. Burr has said he will not seek reelection after more than 15 years in office. Though …

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Trump Judge Rejects Lawyer’s Lawsuit Against Georgia

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge appointed by President Donald Trump rejected what he called a “creative” lawsuit on Thursday. It was a suit that Georgia’s assistant attorney general warned would cause the Peach State’s largest disenfranchisement since the Jim Crow era. “To halt the certification at literally the 11th hour would breed confusion and disenfranchisement that I find …

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Ernst Blasts “Outrageous” Claims By Trump Lawyers

“To insinuate that Republican and Democratic candidates paid to throw off this election I think is absolutely outrageous, and I do take offense to that. “For those of us that do stand up and represent our states in a dignified manner, we believe in honesty. We believe in the integrity of our election system which is why I do believe …

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