Trump Lies

DC Prosecutor Deposed Junior Over Inaugural Dough

Law & Crime reports: Some two months after his sister Ivanka Trump took the hot seat, Donald Trump Jr. sat for a deposition for D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine’s (D) ongoing investigation into their father’s scandal-beset 2017 inauguration committee. That revelation surfaced in court papers alleging witnesses have given “unclear and contradictory accounts” about the committee paying more than $49,000 …

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Fox: Trump Planning To Attack Biden In CPAC Speech

Fox News reports: Former President Donald Trump will hammer President Biden on everything from immigration to China when he addresses the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) on Sunday, sources familiar with the speech told Fox News. Meanwhile, Trump is expected to fall just short of announcing a 2024 presidential bid. The sources said he will go between “warming up to …

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D’Souza: There Was No Insurrection At The Capitol, It Was Just “Rowdy People Walking In A Hallway” [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: They had this whole big narrative going right after January 6, and that narrative has completely collapsed. There was no insurrection, there was no coup. As you mention, the only shot fired in the Capitol on January 6 was the shot fired by a policeman into Ashli Babbitt’s neck. They tried very hard the New …

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REPORT: Manhattan Prosecutors Are Also Eyeing Junior

The Daily Beast reports: For months, some of Donald Trump’s top advisers have assured him that he has virtually nothing to fear from the Manhattan district attorney’s tax investigation, which they view as merely “fishing” for information. But investigators with the D.A.’s office have been expanding their criminal probe into Trump’s business empire, asking questions and grilling witnesses — as …

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Giuliani Tried To Evade Service Of Dominion’s Lawsuit

The New York Daily News reports: Rudy Giuliani spent a week dodging service of a $1.3 billion lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems after publicly declaring he was ready for the legal fight, a source told the Daily News. “After not responding to requests to waive service, Mr. Giuliani evaded in-person service of process for nearly a week. It took …

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Trump Explodes Over SCOTUS: “Fascist Persecution”

Just in via press release: Statement on the Continuing Political Persecution of President Donald J. Trump This investigation is a continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country, whether it was the never ending $32 million Mueller hoax, which already investigated everything that could possibly be investigated, “Russia Russia Russia,” where there was a finding …

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Supreme Court Rules Against Trump On Tax Records

The Associated Press reports: In a significant defeat for former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is declining to step in to halt the turnover of his tax records to a New York state prosecutor. The court’s action Monday is the apparent culmination of a lengthy legal battle that had already reached the high court once before. Trump’s tax records …

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POLL: 46% Of Trump Voters Would Join “Trump Party”

USA Today reports: If there’s a civil war in the Republican Party, the voters who backed Donald Trump in November’s election are ready to choose sides. Behind Trump. An exclusive Suffolk University/USA TODAY Poll finds Trump’s support largely unshaken after his second impeachment trial in the Senate, this time on a charge of inciting an insurrection in the deadly assault …

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Trump To Be Keynote Speaker On Final Day Of CPAC

The New York Post reports: Former President Trump will be a keynote speaker at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla., his first public speaking engagement since leaving the White House, a spokesman for the organization confirmed to The Post on Saturday. Trump is scheduled to speak on Sunday, Feb 28, the last day of the conference. Trump’s speech …

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NYC Tax Office Subpoenaed In Trump Criminal Probe

Reuters reports: The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has subpoenaed a New York City property tax agency as part of a criminal investigation into Donald Trump’s company, the agency confirmed on Friday, suggesting prosecutors are examining the former president’s efforts to reduce his commercial real-estate taxes for possible evidence of fraud. The subpoena issued to the New York City Tax Commission …

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Manhattan DA Adds Top Prosecutor For Trump Inquiry

The New York Times reports: As the Manhattan district attorney’s office steps up the criminal investigation of Donald J. Trump, it has reached outside its ranks to enlist a prominent former federal prosecutor to help scrutinize financial dealings at the former president’s company. The former prosecutor, Mark F. Pomerantz, has deep experience investigating and defending white-collar and organized crime cases, …

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Trump Phones Fox News To Eulogize Rush Limbaugh, Fox Lets Him Rant And Rage About “Stolen Election”

Media Matters has the transcript: Rush thought we won — and so do I, by the way, I think we won by — substantially. And Rush thought we won, and he thought it was over at 10:00, 10:30, it was over, and a lot of other people feel that way, too. But Rush felt that way strongly. Many people do. …

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Carlson: The Media Is Covering Up Biden’s “Senility”

“No, ladies and gentlemen, Jill Biden is not Joe’s caretaker. She isn’t his nurse. She’s his fully equal romantic partner. Together they are like besotted teens, yet at the same time they are the wise and knowing parents of the nation. The Bidens’ affection is totally real. It’s in no way part of a slick PR campaign devised by cynical …

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Riot Probe Likely To Focus On Trump/McCarthy Call

The Hill reports: Wary of inflaming tensions within his own party, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) is staying silent about his frantic Jan. 6 call to then-President Trump as rioters raided the Capitol. But he may not have that luxury forever. That heated phone call — which Democratic prosecutors made part of the official impeachment record — is almost …

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Some Loser’s Former Casino Gets Blown Up Tomorrow

Philadelphia’s ABC News affiliate reports: The crumbling former Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City is coming down on Wednesday morning. The implosion is scheduled to happen at 9 a.m. Trump Plaza opened in 1984, and was the site of numerous high-profile boxing matches that Trump, then a real estate developer, attended. The implosion of the once lavish casino and hotel, …

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Finally: Dominion To Sue MyPillow Nutbag Mike Lindell

The Daily Beast reports: MAGA diehard and pillow magnate Mike Lindell is the next target of a Dominion Voting Systems lawsuit over his wild claims about nonexistent election-fraud conspiracy, with the lead attorney representing Dominion telling The Daily Beast he expects to file the suit “imminently.” The suit would make Lindell the third pro-Trump figure sued by Dominion after the …

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Trump Issues Lengthy Attack On “Dour, Unsmiling” McConnell, Blames Him For Losing GA Senate Seats

You knew he wouldn’t be able to resist hitting back: The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm. McConnell’s dedication to business as usual, status quo policies, together with his lack of political insight, wisdom, skill, and personality, has rapidly driven him from Majority Leader to Minority Leader, …

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Miller: Trump Had No Role In Planning Pre-Riot Rally

The New York Times reports: The N.A.A.C.P. on Tuesday morning filed a federal lawsuit against former President Donald J. Trump and his personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, claiming that they violated a 19th century statute when they tried to prevent the certification of the election on Jan. 6. The civil rights organization brought the suit on behalf of Representative Bennie …

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“Voter Fraud” Donor Wants His $2.5 Million Back

The Washington Post reports: Like many Trump supporters, conservative donor Fred Eshelman awoke the day after the presidential election with the suspicion that something wasn’t right. His candidate’s apparent lead in key battleground states had evaporated overnight. The next day, the North Carolina financier and his advisers reached out to a small conservative nonprofit group in Texas that was seeking …

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CNN Roasts “Litany Of Lies” By Trump Lawyers [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: CNN political analyst John Avlon on Monday took a hatchet to the impeachment defense laid out by former President Donald Trump’s legal team. During his latest “Reality Check” segment, Avlon expressed astonishment at how many false claims Trump’s impeachment team jammed into a relatively brief defense of their client. “The velocity of lies from Trump’s lawyers was …

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