Trump Corruption

BREAKING: AMI Board To “Investigate” David Pecker

Via press release: American Media, LLC today made the following statement in response to the statement made by Jeff Bezos regarding the National Enquirer. “American Media believes fervently that it acted lawfully in the reporting of the story of Mr. Bezos. Further, at the time of the recent allegations made by Mr. Bezos, it was in good faith negotiations to …

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Glorious Leader Rages About “Giant And Illegal Hoax”

As his Acting Attorney General begins to testify before the House Judiciary Committee about what actions he may have taken regarding the Mueller probe, Glorious Leader began his day, as usual, by watching Fox & Friends and raging against his favorite targets, Crooked Hillary, Adam Schiff, and the fake news media. Hey, isn’t today Indictment Friday? Not only did Senator …

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Jerome Corsi Sues Roger Stone For $25M For “Lies And Threats” Meant To Give Him A Heart Attack Or Stroke

Law & Crime reports: Jerome Corsi, former associate of Roger Stone, is now suing him over statements he made on InfoWars, as well as alleged threats that he says were meant to keep him from testifying in his criminal case. The complaint, filed in D.C. federal court on Thursday, says that in statements made on the right-wing site in January, …

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Ivanka: I’ve Got “Zero Concern” About Mueller [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump says she “barely” knew about the prospective Moscow deal that the Trump Organization pursued while Trump was also running for president, downplaying the significance of the project’s exploration. “Literally almost nothing,” Ivanka Trump said of her knowledge of the prospective deal. “We were an active business.” Asked …

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Dems Demand NRA Docs In Illegal Donations Probe

The Trace reports: A joint congressional inquiry is demanding that National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre hand over internal documents showing whether the NRA made “illegal, excessive, and unreported in-kind donations” to the campaigns of Donald Trump and several GOP Senate candidates. The probe, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, Democrat …

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Trump Blasts Adam Schiff For “Unlimited Harassment”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on Thursday complained that House Democrats are waging a never-ending harassment campaign against him, far beyond what Republicans did to President Obama. Trump said Democrats are “going nuts,” and are continuing their “witch hunt” against him.  Trump tweeted after Schiff, who chairs the House Select Committee on Intelligence, said he would investigate all of …

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Trump Rages About “Political Hack” Adam Schiff After House Committee Opens New Probe Into His Finances

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday denounced House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) as a “political hack” for opening a sweeping investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia and his personal finances. “He has no basis to do that. He’s just a political hack who’s trying to build a name for himself,” Trump told reporters at the White House …

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Developer: Trump Wanted $20 Million For Moscow Deal

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump’s dream of putting his name on a tower in Moscow came with a hefty price tag: $20 million. Trump demanded that non-negotiable fee in 2006 from a Ukrainian-Russian named Pavel Fuks, who made his fortune in oil trading, banking and real estate development. Fuks, who says he’s been barred from entering the U.S. and is embroiled …

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House Intelligence Committee Votes To Send Interview Transcripts To Mueller For Use In Perjury Prosecutions

Politico reports: The House Intelligence Committee voted on Wednesday to send dozens of witness interview transcripts from its Russia investigation to special counsel Robert Mueller, who could use them to prosecute potential instances of perjury. It’s the first act of the intelligence panel under the leadership of Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who has vowed to revive the committee’s investigation into …

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Trump Tweets Drudge’s “Teflon Donald” Headlines

Glorious Leader just tweeted out a screencap of fawning Drudge Report headlines, including one that refers to him as “Teflon Donald.” That one, of course, is a take on the media nickname bestowed upon notorious mafia kingpin John Gotti, who had managed to escape imprisonment despite multiple trials. That is, until 1992, when Gotti was finally convicted. He died in …

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Prosecutors Seek Interviews With Trump Org Executives

CNN reports: Federal prosecutors in New York have requested interviews in recent weeks with executives at the Trump Organization, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling a growing potential threat to President Donald Trump and those in his orbit from criminal investigations by the Manhattan US Attorney’s office. Trump and his legal team have long harbored concerns that investigations …

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Federal Government Paid Trump Organization $600,000 For Trump’s Four Trips To Mar-A-Lago In Early 2017

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s four trips to his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida over four weeks in March and February 2017, including his summit with the Japanese prime minister, cost the government nearly $14 million, according to the results of a nonpartisan government watchdog’s investigation obtained by ABC News. The accounting, which reveals that the government also paid roughly …

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Feds Subpoena Trump Inauguration Committee Docs

The New York Times reports: Escalating one of the investigations into President Trump’s inaugural committee, federal prosecutors ordered on Monday that its officials turn over documents about donors, finances and activities, according to two people familiar with the inquiry. The subpoena seeks documents related to all of the committee’s donors and guests; any benefits handed out, including tickets and photo …

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Federal Court Considers Gag Order For Roger Stone

Politico reports: A federal judge said Friday she’s considering slapping a gag order on Roger Stone, the longtime Donald Trump associate who has been on a media blitz since being charged a week ago with lying to Congress and obstructing lawmakers’ Russia investigation. In the first hearing in Stone’s case — brought by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of …

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Trump Spawn Named In Massive Fraud Lawsuit

The Detroit News reports: Donald Trump’s three eldest children were deeply involved in their father’s alleged scheme to rip off tens of thousands of Americans with bogus marketing opportunities in the years before he was elected president, according to a revised lawsuit by four would-be entrepreneurs. The group, which sued in October, filed an amended complaint Thursday that expanded claims …

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Court Boots Carter Page’s Defamation Suit Against DNC

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge just dismissed the lawsuit filed by former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page against the Democratic National Committee, the law firm Perkins Coie, and Perkins Coie lawyers Marc Elias and Michael Sussman. The judge made it crystal clear that the lawsuit showed absolutely no reason for being filed with his court in the first …

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Mueller Found “Terabytes Of Info” At Stone’s Home

CNN reports: Information the Justice Department collected from Roger Stone’s iCloud accounts, email accounts and on computer hardware “span several years,” special counsel Robert Mueller said Thursday. Mueller wants to place a protective order that would lock down the confidentiality of evidence collected against Stone, as the prosecutors begin sharing the documents with his legal team. Stone’s attorneys have consented …

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Trump Mulls Review Of FBI Tactics After Stone’s Arrest

The far-right Daily Caller reports: President Donald Trump is considering asking the FBI to review its policies after the agency’s highly-publicized, militarized raid on the home of longtime Trump associate Roger Stone early Friday morning. The president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday that he was “speaking for a lot of people that were very …

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Dems Demand Treasury Docs On How Mnuchin Decided To Lift Sanctions On Russian Oligarch Tied To Manafort

The Associated Press reports: Three senior House Democrats are demanding Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turn over documents that would show how his department decided to lift financial sanctions against three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Reps. Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters and Eliot Engel say in a letter sent Tuesday to Mnuchin that they want a broad array of …

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Proud Boys Act As Security Force For Roger Stone

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Waiting outside the courthouse were a gaggle of members of the right-wing hate group the Proud Boys, including Stone mentee Jacob Engels, Big League Politics writer Luke Rohlfing, and Proud Boys president Enrique Tarrio. Rohlfing told us he financed his own trip to Washington for the arraignment hearing. The Proud Boys have been …

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