Trump Corruption

Trump Again Lies That Biden Has Apologized To Him

Never a peep about his lies from the cultists: Trump went on a Memorial Day attack on rival Joe Biden, who emerged from hohis Delaware home for the first time in weeks to lay a wreath at a veterans cemetary, on a day Trump paid a visit to Arlington Cemetery. Trump has previously claimed Biden sent him a letter of …

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Trump Claims “Zero Interest” In Holding Convention At His Miami Resort As “The Ballroom Isn’t Big Enough”

Forbes reports: President Donald Trump said in a tweet Monday he has “zero interest” in moving the Republican National Convention to his Doral golf resort in Florida, just hours after he suggested the August convention would have to move out of North Carolina unless Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper agrees to allow thousands to gather for the convention. Earlier this month, …

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WaPo: Trump’s Latest IGs Have “Preposterous” Conflicts

The Washington Post reports: The political appointee President Trump installed last week to investigate waste, fraud and abuse at the Transportation Department is the same official in charge of one of the agency’s key divisions. That means Howard “Skip” Elliott is now running an office charged with investigating his own actions. “The idea that an independent IG could simultaneously be …

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Trump Lies For 1000th Time About Voting By Mail

Talking Points Memo reports: Trump has repeatedly shared unsubstantiated claims about mail-in voting since winning the 2016 presidential election. He’s become increasingly vocal about the issue in recent weeks, as more states increase vote-by-mail opportunities due to concerns about individuals packing into polling locations during the pandemic. After Michigan and Nevada took steps last week to increase voting by mail, …

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On His Way To Another Round Of Golf, Trump Again Accuses Joe Scarborough Of Committing 2001 Murder

On his way for a second straight day of golf amid a pandemic that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans, Trump again accused MSNBC host Joe Scarborough of murdering an assistant in his US House office 19 years ago. This is the third time in the last ten days that Trump has tweeted since an accusation, this time linking to a …

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Trump: We Don’t Want Anybody To Do Mail-In Ballots Unless They’re Sick Or They “Live In The White House”

“We don’t want them to do mail-in ballots because it’s going to lead to total election fraud. So we don’t want them to do mail-in ballots. We don’t want anybody to do mail-in ballots. Now, if somebody has to mail it in because they’re sick, or, by the way, because they live in the White House and they have to …

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Trump Repeats Vow To Defund States Over Mail Voting

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his threat to withhold funding from states over plans to allow more voting to be conducted by mail, claiming that mail-in ballots are riddled with “tremendous fraud.” “Mail-in ballots are very dangerous. There is tremendous fraud involved and tremendous illegality,” Trump told reporters during a meeting with Arkansas Gov. Asa …

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SCOTUS Backs Trump, Blocks Release Of Mueller Files

Bloomberg News reports: The U.S. Supreme Court blocked House Democrats for now from getting access to confidential materials from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, granting a request from President Donald Trump’s administration. The court put the case on a fast track, giving the Trump administration until June 1 to file its appeal. That suggests the court will say before …

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Pompeo Flees Briefing Amid Grilling About Fired IG

CNBC reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday lashed out at Democrats investigating him, particularly Sen. Bob Menendez, as he defended his recommendation to President Donald Trump to fire the State Department’s internal watchdog. Pompeo has come under intense scrutiny since Trump followed through on his Cabinet official’s urging to fire Inspector General Steve Linick. “This is all coming …

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Trump Admin Amassing Citizenship Data On Everybody

NPR reports: You will not find a citizenship question on the 2020 census forms. But in the months since federal courts permanently blocked the Trump administration from asking the hotly-contested question for this year’s national head count, the administration has been pushing ahead with a backup plan — amassing government records to try to determine the U.S. citizenship status of …

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Pompeo And Wife Eyed Over Lavish Secret Dinners

NBC News reports: As federal workers file out of the State Department at the end of a Washington workday, an elite group is often just arriving in the marbled, flag-lined lobby: Billionaire CEOs, Supreme Court justices, political heavyweights and ambassadors arrive in evening attire as they’re escorted by private elevator to dinner with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Until the …

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Trump Threatens To Defund Michigan Over Mail Voting

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding to Michigan after the state’s Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) announced all of the state’s registered voters would receive applications for absentee ballots in the mail this year. Trump charged that the step was done “illegally” and threatened to withhold funding if the state did not reverse …

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Trump Sycophant Lands Largest Wall Contract Ever

The Washington Post reports: A North Dakota construction firm that has received backing from President Trump has now secured the largest border wall contract ever awarded, a $1.3 billion deal to build 42 miles of black-painted fencing through the rugged mountains of southern Arizona. The company that won the contract, Fisher Sand and Gravel, has been repeatedly lauded by the …

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Trump Calls Reporter “Rude” For Economy Question

Mediaite reports: “Mr. President, why haven’t you announced a plan to get 36 million unemployed Americans back to work. You’re overseeing historic economic despair. What’s the delay?” questioned the reporter, prompting President Trump to reply, “Oh, I think we’ve announced a plan. We’re opening up our country.” “Just a rude person, you are,” he snapped, before continuing, “We are opening …

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Dem House Rep: Fired IG Was Also Investigating Trump

Courthouse News reports: Amplifying scrutiny on the recent firing of the State Department inspector general, one lawmaker revealed today that Steve Linick had been investigating not only Secretary Mike Pompeo but President Donald Trump as well. “I’ve learned there may be another reason for IG Linick’s firing,” Representative Eliot Engel tweeted this afternoon. “His office was investigating — at my …

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Court Okays Pyramid Scheme Suit Against Trump Org

Newsweek reports: A federal judge ruled today that a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump engaged in fraud by promoting a pyramid scheme will not be delayed. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield ruled that the class action lawsuit can move forward despite Trump’s legal counsel requesting a stay. The lawsuit, led by four anonymous plaintiffs, claims that the Trump and his …

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Hewitt: Obamagate Is Real, You Lying McCarthyites

Hugh Hewitt writes for the Washington Post: Those on the left who seek to diminish Obamagate should know that what they are doing is attempted censorship, an obvious effort to delegitimize the most legitimate of inquiries: Did Obama or any of his senior team — in the White House, the FBI or Justice Department or any of the intelligence agencies, …

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Pompeo: I Never Knew Fired IG Was Investigating Me

The Washington Post reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed Monday that he asked President Trump to fire the State Department inspector general because his work was “undermining” the department’s mission, but he declined to describe any specific concerns. In a telephone interview, Pompeo said the decision was not an act of political retaliation, because he did not know beforehand …

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Trump To Oust US Attorney Who Dropped Flynn Case

The Washington Post reports: President Trump will nominate a new U.S. Attorney to oversee the D.C. office, which handles both local and national cases including several high-profile prosecutions of the president’s allies. Justin Herdman, the U.S. attorney in Cleveland, would take the position now filled by Timothy Shea, who came to the office in February. The nomination of Herdman comes …

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Trump Campaign Launches “Truth Over Facts” Website

Fox News reports: Taking aim at Joe Biden, President Trump’s reelection team on Monday launched a faux “investigative” series that mocks the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee by spotlighting his numerous verbal miscues on the campaign trail. The video series by the Trump campaign is titled “Truth over Facts,” a phrase the former vice president used last August in Des Moines …

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