Trump Corruption

Trump Camp Won’t Promise Not To Use Hacked Data

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign won’t say whether it would use stolen information from hacks or other breaches, setting up a clash with Democratic rivals who have pledged to forgo such tactics and prompting some worry in Trump’s own party. Trump campaign representatives did not respond to several inquiries this week seeking its policy on purloined material, …

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Dem Vows To Jail Trump Officials Who Defy Subpoenas: If You’re Called To Testify, We’ll Back That Up [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A Democratic lawmaker on Thursday ratcheted up warnings to the Trump administration amid a growing standoff over subpoenas and oversight requests the White House says it will resist. Rep. Gerry Connolly threatened jail time for White House officials who are declining to comply with congressional committees’ efforts to conduct oversight of President Donald Trump’s administration. It’s the latest …

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Attorney General Bill Barr To Testify On Mueller Report Before House And Senate Judiciary Panels Next Week

Axios reports: Attorney General Bill Barr will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 1 and House Judiciary Committee on May 2 to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, both panels have confirmed. Democrats have accused Barr, the nation’s top law enforcement official, of playing defense for President Trump by spinning …

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Fox News Analyst Andrew Napolitano: AG Bill Barr Is Wrong On Obstruction, The Mueller Report Proves It

Andrew Napolitano writes for Fox News: Last week, Attorney General William Barr released publicly a redacted version of Mueller’s final report. That report concluded that notwithstanding 127 confirmed communications between the campaign and Russians from July 2015 to November 2016 (Trump said there were none), the government could not prove the existence of a conspiracy. On obstruction, the report concluded …

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Deutsche Bank Begins Handing Over Trump’s Financials

CNN reports: Deutsche Bank has begun the process of providing financial records to New York state’s attorney general in response to a subpoena for documents related to loans made to President Donald Trump and his business, according to a person familiar with the production. Last month, the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James issued subpoenas for records tied …

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Trump: “We’re Fighting All The Subpoenas” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will challenge “all the subpoenas” sent his way by congressional Democrats, escalating partisan tension that has reached a new height since the publication of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Trump said Democrats’ ramped-up investigatory efforts — which just this week have included fights over subpoenas of the president’s financial records …

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Cohen Disavows Some Charges He Pleaded Guilty To In Call Secretly Recorded By Actor Tom Arnold [AUDIO]

Mediaite reports: The Wall Street Journal has a stunning new report out today on Michael Cohen apparently saying he wasn’t responsible for some of the things he pleaded guilty to. But what makes this stunning revelation a little strange is that Cohen apparently said this in a phone call with Tom Arnold. Yes, the Tom Arnold you’re thinking of. Back …

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Trump: Mueller Didn’t Lay A Glove On Me And If Dems Try Impeachment I’ll First Run To The Supreme Court

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump threatened to seek relief from the U.S. Supreme Court if he’s impeached by Congress — even though, as he insisted in capital letters, he “did nothing wrong.” Trump again spent the morning tweeting, focusing for a bit on possible military action at the U.S.-Mexico border, before turning his attention to the prospect of impeachment. …

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Trump Cheers After Jared Kushner Shrugs Off Russian Election Interference As “A Couple Of Facebook Ads”

CNN reports: Senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner suggested Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation was more harmful to the US than Russian meddling in the 2016 election. “You look at what Russia did, you know, buying some Facebook ads to try and sow dissent and do it, it’s a terrible thing,” Kushner said in an interview at Time 100 …

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Giuliani Dares Democrats To Try Impeaching Trump

The New York Daily News reports: Bring it on, Democrats. Impeachment proceedings in the House would give President Trump a political boost ahead of the 2020 election and paint him as a “victim” of Democratic overreach, Rudy Giuliani said Monday. In a phone interview with the Daily News, the former New York mayor and personal attorney to Trump said he …

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House Subpoenas Former WH Counsel Don McGahn

CNN reports: The House Judiciary Committee has served former White House counsel Don McGahn with a subpoena as part of its investigation into obstruction of justice, a move to bring in a key player with direct knowledge about President Donald Trump’s efforts to undermine the Russia probe, according to a source familiar with the discussion. The Democratic-led panel authorized subpoenas …

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Trump: You Can’t Impeach Me Because I’m Innocent

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday pushed back on the prospect of Democrats launching impeachment proceedings against him, asserting that he did not commit a crime to reach the threshold of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” It marked the second time in as many days Trump has aimed to diffuse discussion of impeachment as Democrats weigh whether to undertake such …

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Trump Sues To Block Subpoena On Business Financials

The Washington Post reports: President Trump and his business on Monday sued House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) in a bid to block a congressional subpoena of his financial records. The lawsuit seeks a court order to prevent Trump’s accounting firm from complying with what his lawyers say is an improper use of subpoena power by congressional Democrats. …

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Trump Mocks Democrats For Mulling Impeachment

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump seems to think that impeachment is out of the question because he is a Republican and it is the Democrats who committed the crimes. It is unclear what exactly prompted his tweet, but impeachment has been a topic widely talked about on cable news this weekend as some Democrats renew their call for impeachment. In …

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Giuliani Blasts Romney: There’s Nothing Wrong With Trump Taking Campaign Help From Russians [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that there was “nothing wrong” with a campaign accepting help from Russia. “There’s nothing wrong with taking information from Russians,” Giuliani told CNN host Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” “It depends on where it came from,” he added. “You’re assuming that the giving of information is a campaign …

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Conway Denies Trump Quote In Mueller Report [VIDEO]

“I have never heard him one time say this is the end of my candidacy, this is the end of my presidency. I have never heard him utter those words and we have been in pretty impossible, tough situations together. That is not the way he speaks. He has weathered some pretty impossible situations that would have broken another man …

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Your Daily Trump Rant About Fake News And Haters

Raw Story reports: President Trump renewed his attacks on the press on Saturday, accusing the media of “doing everything possible” to stir up anger” following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The president also sought to reaffirm his claims that Mueller’s report cleared him of collusion and obstruction, once again declaring Mueller’s investigation “the greatest Witch Hunt in …

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Fox News Analyst: There Might Be Enough In Mueller Report To Prosecute, Shows Amoral Deceptive Trump

Mediaite reports: Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that evidence detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report “might be enough to prosecute” President Trump. “Depending upon how you look at them, it might be enough to prosecute,” Napolitano said on his series “Judge Napolitano’s Chambers.” “But it did show a venal, amoral, deceptive Donald Trump, instructing his aides …

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Shady Former EPA Chief Now A Shady Coal Lobbyist

The Indianapolis Star reports: Scott Pruitt, the embattled former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, registered Thursday as a lobbyist with state regulators. Pruitt’s filings with the Indiana Lobby Registration Commission identify him as a self-employed consultant and list RailPoint Solutions LLC as his sole client. His lobbying topics include “energy” and “natural resources.” It’s unclear what, exactly, Pruitt …

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Trump Explodes Over “Total Bullshit” In Mueller Report

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Friday ripped special counsel Robert Mueller’s “crazy” report, saying that it contained statements about him that “are total bullshit.” The comments were his harshest so far since the redacted report was released Thursday by Attorney General William Barr. Trump’s comments about “notes” may have been a reference to parts of the Mueller report …

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