Trump Lies

Manafort’s Plea Deal Breach Hearing Set For Jan. 25th

USA Today reports: A federal judge set a tentative hearing for Jan. 25 to hear disputes about whether Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, breached his plea agreement by lying to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team. But the hearing might not be needed. Defense lawyers said they need more time to evaluate five subject areas of allegations that …

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44 Former Senators Send Bipartisan Letter To Senate Urging “Defense Of Our Democracy And Constitution”

Politico reports: A bipartisan group of more than 40 ex-senators are calling for the current members of the upper chamber to join together to defend democracy, saying that the U.S. is entering a “dangerous period” as the investigation into Russian election interference nears its conclusion. The letter was published as Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and possible collusion between …

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Red State: The Writing’s On The Wall For Impeachment

From the right wing site Red State: The writing is clearly on the wall. President Trump will be impeached. The odds of him being removed from office is very low but the odds of him being impeached by the House of Representatives approaches 100%. Despite the noises you are hearing from the Democrat party and its Congressional caucus, the House …

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CNN: 16 Trump Associates Now Linked To Russians

CNN reports: At least 16 associates of Donald Trump had contacts with Russians during the 2016 campaign or transition, according to public statements, court filings, CNN reporting, and reporting from other news outlets. These communications came in the form of face-to-face meetings, phone calls, text messages, emails and video chats. In the months after the election, Trump and his senior …

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Washington Post Launches New “Bottomless Pinocchio” Rating For Trump’s Most Frequently Repeated Lies

The Washington Post reports: The bar for the Bottomless Pinocchio is high: The claims must have received three or four Pinocchios from The Fact Checker, and they must have been repeated at least 20 times. Twenty is a sufficiently robust number that there can be no question the politician is aware that his or her facts are wrong. The list …

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Former Acting Solicitor General: Damning Document Shows That Trump’s Future Looks Like It’s Behind Bars

Law & Crime reports: Former acting solicitor general Neal Katyal said on CNN that President Donald Trump is facing “strong criminal liability” over his former lawyer Michael Cohen‘s alleged campaign finance crimes, adding the president’s “future looks like it’s behind bars.” New Day anchor Alisyn Camerota first asked Katyal, now a law professor at Georgetown, about Trump’s tweet claiming the …

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John Brennan Rips Trump: I Take Great Solace Knowing That It’s Impossible For You To Escape American Justice

The Hill reports: Former CIA Director John Brennan blasted President Trump after he downplayed allegations of campaign finance violations by calling them a “private transaction.” Responding to Trump’s Monday morning tweets, the harsh Trump critic said he is “relieved” that Trump will never be able to run for public office again. Last week, new court filings from federal prosecutors indicated …

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James Comey: Defeat Trump In 2020, Impeachment Would Leave A Third Of The Country Calling It A Coup

CNN reports: Former FBI Director James Comey asked American voters Sunday night to end Donald Trump’s presidency with a “landslide” victory for his opponent in 2020. “All of us should use every breath we have to make sure the lies stop on January 20, 2021,” Comey told an audience at the 92nd Street Y on New York City’s Upper East …

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Trump Rants: Democrats Can’t Find A “Smocking Gun”

Mediaite reports: In what appears to be a quote from a Fox & Friends segment that aired Monday morning, the Commander in Chief wrote “No Smocking (sic) Gun…No Collusion.” The apparent typo has not yet been addressed unless he was referring to “smocking” which is a decoration on a garment created by gathering a section of the material into tight …

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John Dean: Dems Have Little Choice But Impeachment

CNN reports: Former Nixon White House lawyer John Dean said he thinks Congress will have “little choice” but to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump following a Friday evening court filing involving Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen. “I think what this totality of today’s filings show that the House is going to have little choice, the way this is …

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Dem. Sen. Chris Murphy: Recent Facts Show We’re Now “Beyond The Stage” Of Clinton’s Impeachment [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, said the publicly available facts from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe indicate President Donald Trump’s actions are “beyond the stage” of what led to the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. On “This Week” Sunday, Murphy left the question of whether or not to move to impeach the president to the House and …

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Schiff: Trump May “Face The Real Prospect Of Jail Time”

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday said that President Trump might “face the real prospect of jail time” after prosecutors indicated last week that he directed illegal payments during his 2016 presidential campaign. “There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him. That he may be the first …

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Fox Contributor: Trump Is “Very Likely To Be Indicted”

Former Assistant US Attorney Andrew McCarthy is getting a lot of attention for a column published today by Fox News: The major takeaway from the 40-page sentencing memorandum filed by federal prosecutors Friday for Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney, is this: The president is very likely to be indicted on a charge of violating federal campaign finance laws. …

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Hair Furor Lashes Out At “Leakin’ James Comey”

The Hill reports: President Trump lashed out at James Comey early Sunday, accusing the former FBI director of lying during his testimony to House lawmakers about the investigation into Russian election interference. Comey testified last week before the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees behind closed doors. The panels later released a transcript of the roughly six-hour meeting. …

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NYT Issues Bombshell Report On How Saudi Operatives Groomed Jared Kushner Into Doing Their Bidding

The New York Times reports: Mr. Kushner’s support for Prince Mohammed in the moment of crisis is a striking demonstration of a singular bond that has helped draw President Trump into an embrace of Saudi Arabia as one of his most important international allies. But the ties between Mr. Kushner and Prince Mohammed did not happen on their own. The …

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Scott Pruitt Used Private Email While Working For Trump

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator repeatedly violated agency policy to use personal email for government business, according to newly released public records. Scott Pruitt – who left the administration this summer after months of controversy over his spending, travel and ties with industry – used his private email account for work over a period …

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Trump: French Rioters Are Still Chanting My Name

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump sought to tie violent protests across France triggered by public anger over higher fuel taxes with the Paris climate accord, a treaty he has denounced. He also again claimed that protesters were “chanting ‘We Want Trump!’” He made the same claim on Tuesday, originally tweeted by Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk. Kirk’s information about crowd …

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Mueller Reveals How Manafort Breached Plea Deal

Vox reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller filed a document late Friday explaining why he believes former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has lied to investigators in recent months. After being convicted of financial crimes at a Virginia trial in August, Manafort struck a plea deal with Mueller to avoid a second trial on separate charges in September — and, as …

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Giuliani: Mueller Thinks Manafort Is Lying About Trump

CNN reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has made clear to Paul Manafort’s attorneys that they believe the former Trump campaign chair is lying to them about President Donald Trump, according to the President’s attorney Rudy Giuliani. “In the questioning of Manafort, they did tell them at the time that they believed he was lying about certain things related to …

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Mueller Grilled John Kelly About Obstruction Probe

CNN reports: White House chief of staff John Kelly was interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team in recent months, three people with knowledge of the matter told CNN. Kelly responded to a narrow set of questions from special counsel investigators after White House lawyers initially objected to Mueller’s request to do the interview earlier this summer, the sources said. …

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