Trump Corruption

Wall Street Journal: Pompeo Was On The Ukraine Call

The Daily Beast reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on the July 25 call between President Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart that was the subject of a bombshell whistleblower complaint, The Wall Street Journal reports. The newspaper reports that Pompeo was one of the administration officials who listened in on the call, according to a senior State Department official. …

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Hewitt: This Is A “Coup Attempt” To Take Out Trump

“I may begin every show between now and the vote to impeach the president, which is going to happen, and then he’s going to be acquitted by the Senate. Understand, this is a coup attempt. But that inspector general report from the Department of Justice about FISA and FBI abuse is coming. “The rogue FBI attempted a coup against Donald …

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House Intel Committee Serves Giuliani With Subpoena

The Associated Press reports: Rudy Giuliani, US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, has been issued a subpoena by the House Intelligence Committee in connection with Trump’s talks with the Ukrainian government. Giuliani received a subpoena from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Monday, following that committee’s consultation with the Foreign Affairs, Oversight and Reform, and Judiciary committees. “The committees …

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Trump Vows To Find Out Identity Of Whistleblower, Lawyers Express “Serious Concern” For Client’s Safety

The Guardian reports: President Trump said Monday that the White House is “trying to find out” the identity of the intelligence community whistleblower who filed a complaint about the president’s interaction with Ukraine. “We’re trying to find out about a whistleblower,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office when asked if he knows the person’s identity, alleging that they reported …

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Ukraine President: We Won’t Release Transcript Of Call

Reuters reports: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday that Kiev was unlikely to publish its version of a transcript of a July 25 phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump, at the heart of an impeachment inquiry in Washington. The White House published its summary of the call last week. It showed Trump, a Republican, asking Zelenskiy to investigate …

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Schiff To Subpoena Giuliani For Ukraine Documents

The Daily Beast reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on 60 Minutes on Sunday night that he plans to subpoena Rudy Giuliani for documents tied to President Trump’s Ukraine call as early as this week. “We’re going to need evidence from Rudy Giuliani,” Schiff told CBS correspondent Scott Pelley. “And it’s our intention as soon as first thing …

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Biden Campaign To Networks: Stop Booking Giuliani

The New York Times reports: Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential campaign contacted top television anchors and networks on Sunday to “demand” that Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, be kept off the air because of what they called his misleading comments about the Biden family and Ukraine. “We are writing today with grave concern that you continue to book …

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Guiliani: Mike Pompeo Knew I Was Talking To Ukraine

CBS News reports: President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had told him he was aware of his unorthodox diplomatic campaign to pressure Ukraine’s government to dig up political dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. “I did not do this on my own. I did it at …

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Jake Tapper Hands Gym Jordan His Head [VIDEO]

Politico reports: CNN’s Jake Tapper fact-checked Rep. Jim Jordan in real time during an interview Sunday on “State of the Union” as the Ohio Republican defended President Trump amid an impeachment inquiry sparked in part by Trump’s dealings with his Ukrainian counterpart. Tapper pushed back on several fronts, including when Jordan repeated Trump’s unfounded allegations over former Vice President Joe …

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Graham: Dems Are Afraid To Hold Impeachment Vote

“I have zero problems with this phone call. There is no quid pro quo here, but I do have a problem with Nancy Pelosi. If you believe that Donald Trump did something to hurt this country, you owe it to vote, not talk about impeaching the president. The only way to open up an impeachment inquiry is to vote. We …

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Adam Schiff: The Whistleblower Has Agreed To Testify

Splinter News reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff confirmed on Sunday that the whistleblower who denounced President Donald Trump’s inappropriate phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will appear before the committee to testify “very soon.” Appearing on ABC News’ This Week, Schiff said the whistleblower would appear with their attorneys, but not “minders” from either the Justice Department …

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Miller: The Whistleblower Is A “Deep State Operative”

Axios reports: White House senior adviser Stephen Miller claimed on “Fox News Sunday” that the whistleblower who filed a complaint about President Trump’s interactions with Ukraine is a “deep state operative” who does not deserve to be honored for forwarding a “partisan hit job.” Reality check: Miller has no evidence of who the whistleblower is. He also cited the intelligence …

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Giuliani: I’ll Only Testify If Trump Tells Me To [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump Donald John Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Sunday called House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) “an illegitimate chairman” but said he would testify before Congress if instructed to do so by President Trump. Giuliani told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” that he will be “guided by my client.” “I’m a lawyer,” …

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Trump Admin Revives Probe Into Hillary’s Emails

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration is investigating the email records of dozens of current and former senior State Department officials who sent messages to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email, reviving a politically toxic matter that overshadowed the 2016 election, current and former officials said. As many as 130 officials have been contacted in recent weeks by …

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Mick Mulvaney May Be First To Exit Post-Whistleblower

CNN reports: Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is on shaky ground in the wake of a bad week for President Trump, according to multiple sources with knowledge of discussions surrounding the whistleblower fallout. The sources say the President is not upset with Mulvaney for the White House releasing the summary of his July 25 call with Ukraine’s …

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Blackstone CEO Denies Trump’s Claim About Bidens

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump is on tape saying he had a conversation with Blackstone Group Inc. founder Steve Schwarzman about former Vice President Joe Biden’s son. On Friday, Schwarzman’s spokeswoman disputed that account. Trump presented his version of events at a closed-door gathering with U.S. diplomats in New York this week, where he attacked Democratic rival Biden and disparaged …

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Former Colleagues: Giuliani Should Be Prosecuted

NBC News reports: On a Friday in late July, Rudy Giuliani boarded a plane to Spain to meet with an adviser to the Ukrainian president about a plan to investigate Joe Biden. The trip was described in a whistleblower’s complaint. Several former Giuliani colleagues said they believe it should appear in a future indictment. Giuliani’s role in the scandal that …

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Giuliani: I’d Need Trump’s Permission To Testify If Any “Joke” Democratic Committee Sent Me A Subpoena

The Hill reports: President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said today he wouldn’t testify for House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry without consulting his client while also calling Democrats investigating the president “a joke.” Giuliani, who has faced mounting scrutiny this week over his contacts with Ukraine on behalf of Trump, told CNN that the work he does for the president would …

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Trump Told Russia He Didn’t Care About 2016 Meddling

The Washington Post reports: President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries, an assertion that prompted alarmed White House officials to limit access to the remarks to an unusually small number of …

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First House Republican Backs Impeachment Inquiry

The Nevada Independent reports: Rep. Mark Amodei supports the House’s inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, but is withholding judgment on whether Trump has crossed the legal line. “Let’s put it through the process and see what happens,” Amodei, the only Republican in the state’s congressional delegation, said on a call Friday with reporters, adding that he …

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