Trump Lies

Trump Lawyers File Appeal In Defamation Case, Claim Lawsuit Will Greatly Hinder His Ability To Run Country

Law & Crime reports: A judge for the New York Supreme Court ruled that Summer Zervos‘s defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump will continue, but POTUS’s legal team isn’t going to accept that. Court records obtained by Law&Crime show that they filed a notice of appeal on Sunday. The attorneys want to take the ruling to the Appellate Division of the …

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Roger Stone Email Claiming Dinner With Julian Assange Draws Scrutiny From Robert Mueller’s Investigators

The Wall Street Journal reports: The special counsel investigating alleged links between Trump campaign associates and Russians is looking into longtime adviser Roger Stone’s 2016 claim that he had met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to a person familiar with the matter. WikiLeaks, an antisecrecy website, later released a trove of material on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton that U.S. …

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Stock Slumps After Trump Again Threatens Amazon

Reuters reports: Shares of Amazon.com Inc fell 3 percent on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump again attacked the online retailer over the pricing of its deliveries through the U.S. postal system and promised unspecified changes. Trump on Thursday accused Amazon of not paying enough tax, making the postal system lose money and putting small retailers out of business. But …

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David Shulkin: No, I Did Not Resign [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Sunday denied he resigned his position. In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the ousted VA chief again argued he was undermined by elements of the Trump administration seeking to privatize services for veterans and said his potential successor, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, would need “a good team around him” …

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White House Now Claims Shulkin Resigned

Politico reports: The White House is now asserting that recently departed Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin resigned. Shulkin has made it clear in his public comments that he was forced out. While Washington often wraps firings in the verbal cloak of a resignation, the distinction this time could have far-reaching implications that could throw the Department of Veterans Affairs, the …

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Trump: April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump is getting a jump start on April Fools’ Day. Without a hint of irony, Trump announced Friday that next month will be dedicated to “sexual assault awareness and prevention.” Trump, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by nearly two dozen women, said in a presidential proclamation that sex crimes remain “tragically …

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Trump Golfs For 104th Time Since Taking Office

The Palm Beach Post reports: Good morning. It is party cloudy and 70 degrees in Palm Beach, with a high of 79 degrees and no rain expected today. The president arrived at Palm Beach International Airport last night and went directly to Mar-a-Lago to join his family for the Easter weekend. It’s his 16th presidential visit to Palm Beach. UPDATE …

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Watchdog Groups File Criminal Complaint Against Trump Campaign, Bolton Super PAC, Cambridge Analytica

The Hill reports: Two watchdog groups on Thursday filed a criminal complaint alleging that the Trump campaign and a super PAC controlled by President Trump’s new national security adviser John Bolton worked with the consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to violate a law preventing foreign nations from participating in U.S. elections. In the complaint, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington …

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Mueller Pumped Trump Aide For Info On Collusion

CNN reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team last year made clear it wanted former Trump campaign deputy Rick Gates’ help, not so much against his former business partner Paul Manafort, but with its central mission: investigating the Trump campaign’s contact with the Russians. New information disclosed in court filings and to CNN this week begin to show how they’re getting …

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Michael Cohen’s Attorney: Deposing Trump And Cohen Over Stormy Daniels Will Never Happen [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The deposition of President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen in the case over Stormy Daniels’ nondisclosure agreement is “absolutely not going to happen,” Cohen’s attorney said on Thursday. David Schwartz, the lawyer who represents Trump’s longtime personal attorney, told NBC host Megyn Kelly that a motion filed by Daniels’ legal team seeking permission to question …

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REPORT: Trump Lawyer John Dowd Pitched Possible Pardons For Flynn And Manafort As Mueller Built Cases

The New York Times reports: A lawyer for President Trump broached the idea of Mr. Trump pardoning two of his former top advisers, Michael T. Flynn and Paul Manafort, with their lawyers last year, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions. The discussions came as the special counsel was building cases against both men, and they raise questions …

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Court Greenlights Emoluments Suit Against Trump

CNN reports: A federal judge said Wednesday that a lawsuit alleging foreign gifts made to President Donald Trump may be illegal can proceed. But the ruling from Judge Peter Messitte of the US District Court of Maryland says the Maryland and District of Columbia attorneys general who brought the case will have to focus it on the Trump Organization’s operations …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

How many lies will she tell today? White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is set to take questions from reporters on Wednesday afternoon. The briefing follows revelations from the special counsel’s office that former Trump deputy campaign manager Richard Gates communicated with an associate who was a known former Russian intelligence officer. The news briefing is set to begin …

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Trump Aide Rick Gates Linked To Russian Intelligence

The Daily Beast reports: Prosecutors working on the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election have linked Rick Gates, Donald Trump’s former deputy campaign chairman, to a person with ties to a Russian intelligence service. In a court filing released Tuesday night, prosecutors said Gates and the unnamed person, who had lived in Kiev and Moscow and …

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Two More Top Lawyers Reject Working For Trump

Politico reports: A pair of veteran white-collar lawyers have turned down President Donald Trump’s offer to help lead his defense in the Russia probe, marking another setback for a legal team that’s seen its numbers dwindle over the past week while it prepares for a potentially critical interview between the president and special counsel Robert Mueller. The law firm Winston …

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NRA Admits Moving Around Foreign Donations

Talking Points Memo reports: The National Rifle Association is acknowledging that it accepts donations from foreign entities, and that it moves money between its various accounts “as permitted by law.” The gun group insists it has never received foreign money in connection with an election. But campaign finance experts say that, since money is fungible, that assurance doesn’t mean much. …

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White House Outright Lies About Census Question

Sarah Huckabee Sanders just told a whopper in defense of the GOP’s attempt the suppress the minority vote. USA Today reports: The Commerce Department is reinstating a citizenship question to the 2020 Census for the first time in decades, a move that some arguewill lead to an undercount of minorities living in the United States. The U.S. Census Bureau counts …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

PBS reports: White House officials have been looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations, according to the head of the federal government’s ethics agency. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is likely to address the inquiry at a …

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Stormy Daniels Sues Michael Cohen For Defamation

The Washington Post reports: Stormy Daniels ramped up her legal battle against President Trump on Monday, alleging in court that his personal attorney Michael Cohen defamed her by insinuating that she lied about an affair with Trump more than a decade ago. Daniels amended her existing lawsuit against Trump, adding Cohen as a defendant in the pending case. The expansion …

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Trump Lawyer: Stormy Daniels Is Lying About Physical Threat, It Never Happened, No Such Person Exists

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is challenging porn actress Stormy Daniel’s unsubstantiated charge that someone tied to Trump threatened her with physical harm if she went public with her story about a tryst with Trump years ago. “In truth, Mr. Cohen had absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with any such person or incident, and …

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