Trump Corruption

WH Tells Hope Hicks To Defy House Subpoena [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The White House on Tuesday instructed two former aides to defy congressional subpoenas that sought documents related to allegations that President Donald Trump obstructed justice. But one of those aides, Hope Hicks, a longtime Trump confidant who served as White House communications director, has turned over some documents to the House Judiciary Committee regarding her service on Trump’s …

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Paul Manafort To Be Transferred To NYC’s Infamous Rikers Island, Solitary Confinement For Own Protection

The Daily Beast reports: The brutal prison on New York’s Rikers Island has been home to some of the most notorious criminals in the city’s history, from serial killer David Berkowitz to John Lennon’s murderer, Mark David Chapman—and now it’s set to add Paul Manafort to its rogues gallery. The former Trump campaign chairman—who was sentenced this year to four …

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Bill Barr: Mueller Should Have Decided On Obstruction

The New York Times reports: Attorney General William P. Barr said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, should have decided whether his findings about President Trump’s efforts to impede the Russia investigation amounted to criminal activity. “I personally felt he could have made a decision,” Mr. Barr told CBS News during an …

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Feds Subpoena Mar-A-Lago And Trump Campaign For Records Related To Chinese Massage Parlor Owner

The Miami Herald reports: Federal prosecutors in Washington D.C. this week sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, and Trump Victory, a political fundraising committee, demanding they turn over all records relating to Republican Party donor Li “Cindy” Yang and several of her associates and companies, the Miami Herald has learned. Yang, a South Florida …

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Fox Analyst: Mueller’s Statement Is “180 Degrees” From Bill Barr’s, Not Good News For Trump [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano accused Attorney General William Barr of glossing over special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings in the Russia investigation. “Why did Bob Mueller take to the microphones today? I don’t know, but this was not good news for the president because he’s ginned up all the Democrats to believe there must be …

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LIVE VIDEO: Pelosi Addresses Mueller’s Statement

PBS reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver remarks hours after former special counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement on the Russia probe. Pelosi is scheduled to speak at 3 p.m. ET today. In his more than 8-minute statement, Mueller said that it was “not an option” to charge President Donald Trump with a crime in the two-year …

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Nadler: Mueller Has Shown Trump Is Lying [VIDEO]

“We would like to thank Special Counsel Robert Mueller for his service to our nation over the past two years. In his statement this morning, Special Counsel Mueller reaffirmed his report, which found substantial evidence that Russia attacked our political system and that the President sought to obstruct Mueller’s investigation over and over again. “He also confirmed three central points: …

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Trump Campaign: After This “Complete Exoneration” It’s Time To Get To The Bottom Of FBI’s Obama-Era Spying

“Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s remarks today confirmed what we already knew. There was no collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign, and there was no case for obstruction. President Trump has been fully and completely exonerated. Mueller said his investigation is over. “It’s time to turn to the origins of the Russia hoax and get to the bottom of …

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Graham: AG Bill Barr Got It Right On Mueller’s Report

“Today’s statement by Mr. Mueller reinforces the findings of his report. And as for me, the case is over. Mr. Mueller has decided to move on and let the report speak for itself. Congress should follow his lead. As Mr. Mueller said today, the report speaks for itself. The report shows that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign …

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Fox Host Bret Baier: Mueller’s Statement Was Almost “Exactly The Opposite” Of What Bill Barr Said [VIDEO]

“This was not – as the president says time and time again – no collusion, no obstruction. It was much more nuanced than that. He said specifically they couldn’t find evidence to move forward with the crime of collusion for the investigation of the Trump campaign. He said specifically if they had found that the president did not commit a …

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Trump: “Insufficient Evidence, Therefore I’m Innocent”

Cox Media reports: On the issue of obstruction of justice – which Mueller left open in his report – the former FBI Director said several times that no charges could have been brought against the President, because that is not allowed by the Department of Justice. Mueller made clear that he does not want to testify before Congress about the …

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Mueller: If We Had Confidence That Trump Had Not Committed A Crime, We Would Have Said So [VIDEO]

Heavy reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller gave his first public statement in the Russia investigation on May 29, 2019, confirming that his office’s conclusion was that there was “insufficient evidence to charge a broader conspiracy” against the Trump campaign in relation to Russian efforts to interfere with the election. He also addressed allegations the president might have committed obstruction of …

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Kellyanne Conway On Her Hatch Act Violations: “Blah, Blah Blah, Let Me Know When The Jail Sentence Starts”

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday scoffed at a government office’s findings that she violated a decades-old law barring officials from weighing in on elections in their government capacity as she railed against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s record. When reporters noted the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) found she violated the Hatch Act with two …

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LIVE VIDEO: Mueller Issues Statement On Russia Probe

CNN reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be making a statement at 11 a.m. ET on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The statement will be on camera at the Department of Justice. There will be no questions. The White House got a heads up last night that special counsel Robert Mueller would likely deliver a statement …

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BREAKING: Robert Mueller To Speak Publicly At 11AM

NBC News reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a public statement at 11 a.m. Wednesday on the Russia investigation, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. “Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III will make a statement on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election,” the department said. “This will be a statement only, no question and answer …

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Book Claim: Steve Bannon Called Trump Org “Criminal Enterprise,” Said “Scumbag” Trump Isn’t A Billionaire

The Guardian reports: The former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described the Trump Organization as a criminal entity and predicted that investigations into the president’s finances will lead to his political downfall, when he is revealed to be “not the billionaire he said he was, just another scumbag”. The startling remarks are contained in Siege: Trump Under Fire, the …

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British Ex-Spy Won’t Cooperate With Barr Probe

Reuters reports: The former British spy who produced a dossier describing alleged links between Donald Trump and Russia will not cooperate with a prosecutor assigned by U.S. Attorney General William Barr to review how the investigations of Trump and his 2016 election campaign began, a source with knowledge of the situation said. Christopher Steele, a former Russia expert for the …

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New Book Claims Mueller Drew Up Obstruction Charge Against Trump But Shelved It, Mueller Spox Denies

The Guardian reports: A new book from Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff says special counsel Robert Mueller drew up a three-count obstruction of justice indictment against Donald Trump before deciding to shelve it – an explosive claim which a spokesman for Mueller flatly denied. The stunning revelation is contained in Siege: Trump Under Fire, which will be published a …

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Senate GOP Vows To Quickly Quash Impeachment Try

The Hill reports: GOP senators say that if the House passes articles of impeachment against President Trump they will quickly quash them in the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has broad authority to set the parameters of a trial. While McConnell is required to act on articles of impeachment, which require 67 votes — or a two-thirds majority …

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Feds Move To Seize Manafort’s Trump Tower Condo

The Huffington Post reports: The U.S. government has formally moved to seize control of the Trump Tower apartment of Paul Manafort, a convicted felon and former Trump campaign chairman, according to court filings on Friday obtained by HuffPost. As part of a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, Manafort was forced to forfeit five of his New York properties …

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