Trump Lies

Trump Spawn Named In Massive Fraud Lawsuit

The Detroit News reports: Donald Trump’s three eldest children were deeply involved in their father’s alleged scheme to rip off tens of thousands of Americans with bogus marketing opportunities in the years before he was elected president, according to a revised lawsuit by four would-be entrepreneurs. The group, which sued in October, filed an amended complaint Thursday that expanded claims …

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Trump: I’m Told I’m Not A Target Of Mueller’s Probe

The Hill reports: In an interview with The New York Times, Trump says that deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has made clear to him that he is “not a subject” of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. “He told the attorneys that I’m not a subject, I’m not a target,” Trump said in the interview. “Rod …

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Court Boots Carter Page’s Defamation Suit Against DNC

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge just dismissed the lawsuit filed by former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page against the Democratic National Committee, the law firm Perkins Coie, and Perkins Coie lawyers Marc Elias and Michael Sussman. The judge made it crystal clear that the lawsuit showed absolutely no reason for being filed with his court in the first …

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Mueller Found “Terabytes Of Info” At Stone’s Home

CNN reports: Information the Justice Department collected from Roger Stone’s iCloud accounts, email accounts and on computer hardware “span several years,” special counsel Robert Mueller said Thursday. Mueller wants to place a protective order that would lock down the confidentiality of evidence collected against Stone, as the prosecutors begin sharing the documents with his legal team. Stone’s attorneys have consented …

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Pastor At Church Where Trump Claims Membership Says He Never Walked Through The Doors: “Not One Time”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump‘s former pastor seems skeptical of his public affection for bible study in recent years, calling it out as inauthentic. After the President lauded a Fox & Friends segment he saw about the option of ‘Bible Literacy classes’ being introduced to state schools, Pastor David Lewicki slammed his former churchgoer’s “hypocrisy” on Twitter earlier this week …

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Trump Mulls Review Of FBI Tactics After Stone’s Arrest

The far-right Daily Caller reports: President Donald Trump is considering asking the FBI to review its policies after the agency’s highly-publicized, militarized raid on the home of longtime Trump associate Roger Stone early Friday morning. The president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday that he was “speaking for a lot of people that were very …

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Dems Demand Treasury Docs On How Mnuchin Decided To Lift Sanctions On Russian Oligarch Tied To Manafort

The Associated Press reports: Three senior House Democrats are demanding Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turn over documents that would show how his department decided to lift financial sanctions against three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Reps. Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters and Eliot Engel say in a letter sent Tuesday to Mnuchin that they want a broad array of …

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Roger Stone Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s longtime political adviser and confidante Roger Stone pleaded not guilty in a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, where the self-described “dirty trickster” is being arraigned on a seven-count indictment brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. Stone arrived at court Tuesday morning amid a barrage of cheers from supporters and jeers from protesters, who …

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Roger Stone: I’m Being Treated Worse Than Bin Laden (Who Was Shot In The Head, Dumped In The Ocean)

The New York Daily News reports: Osama bin Laden was fatally shot in the head and had his remains thrown in the Arabian Sea — but Roger Stone claimed Monday he has been treated far worse than the brutal terror leader. The longtime confidant to President Trump — who was arrested during a dramatic pre-dawn raid last week following his …

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Cohen To Testify In Closed Hearing On February 8th

Axios reports: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has voluntarily agreed to testify behind closed doors to the House Intelligence Committee on Feb. 8, committee chair Adam Schiff announced in a statement today. Cohen said last week that he was postponing his testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee — originally scheduled for Feb. 7 — due to “threats against …

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Acting AG Claims Mueller’s Probe Is Almost Concluded

The Washington Post reports: The head of the Justice Department said Monday that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation is nearing an end — the first official acknowledgment that the probe that has ensnared President Trump may soon reach a conclusion. Acting attorney general Matthew G. Whitaker made the comment during a news conference about an unrelated subject …

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Schiff: Mueller Needs To Look At Junior For Perjury

“I’d like the special counsel to have access to Don Jr.’s testimony and determine whether it is evidence of — of false statements. I think — and I greatly appreciate the seriousness with which the special counsel takes lying to Congress — so I’ll let Bob Mueller be the judge of that. But one of the first acts, if not …

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Stone: I’ll Discuss Cooperating With Mueller If He Asks

ABC News reports: Roger Stone, following a pre-dawn arrest at his home in Florida and ahead of an arraignment in Washington on Tuesday, said that he would discuss cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, if asked. “You know, that’s a question I would have to –- I have to determine after my attorneys have some discussion,” Stone told ABC News’ …

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Trump Rages: Roger Stone Didn’t Even Work For Me

The Hill reports: President Trump late Saturday railed against the indictment of Roger Stone, insisting that he did not work with his long-time confidant “anywhere near the Election” and complaining that the focus should instead be on obstacles his campaign faced in 2016. In a series of tweets, Trump cited allegations in Stone’s indictment that data was released during the …

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Trump: Why Hasn’t Hillary Been Indicted For Lying?

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump again addressed Roger Stone’s indictment on Twitter early Saturday, saying if Stone is charged with lying to Congress, the former FBI and CIA officials who were involved in the early days of the investigation into Russian election interference should be as well. There is no evidence that the former officials mentioned by Trump — …

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NYT Analysis: Trump And Associates Had 100+ Contacts With Russians During 2016 Campaign And Transition

The New York Times reports: During the 2016 presidential campaign and transition, Donald J. Trump and at least 17 campaign officials and advisers had contacts with Russian nationals and WikiLeaks, or their intermediaries, a New York Times analysis has found. At least 10 other associates were told about interactions but did not have any themselves. Knowledge of these interactions is …

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Stone: I’ve Never Discussed A Pardon With Trump

The Hill reports: Former informal Trump adviser Roger Stone said late Friday following his indictment in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe that he has “never” discussed a possible presidential pardon with President Trump. “I have never had any discussion with him or communication with him regarding that. I have no idea what he might do,” Stone said on CNN’s “Cuomo …

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Nixon Foundation Distances Itself From Roger Stone: It’s A “Gross Misstatement” To Call Him A Nixon Aide

Talking Points Memo reports: You know it’s bad when Richard Nixon’s people are distancing themselves from you. The Nixon Foundation on Friday evening sought to put to rest any notion that Roger Stone was a key aide on Nixon’s campaign. The foundation tweeted that it is a “gross misstatement” to call Stone a former Nixon aide or adviser, instead noting …

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FILING: Mueller Feared Stone Would Flee, Hence Raid

The Daily Beast reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller told a federal judge he was concerned Roger Stone might destroy or tamper with evidence, if not flee, ahead of his arrest on Friday morning. Mueller convinced the judge to seal an indictment returned by a grand jury on Thursday, charging Stone with lying to Congress about his communications with the Trump …

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Roger Stone Gives Nixon Salute Outside Courthouse, Says He “Won’t Testify Against The President” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: After the early morning arrest at his home, Roger Stone appeared briefly in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., wearing a blue polo shirt, jeans, and steel shackles on his wrists and ankles. The judge ordered him released on a $250,000 bond. Speaking before a raucous crowd outside the courthouse, Stone vowed to fight the case. …

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