Trump Lies

BOMBSHELL: Sondland To Admit Explicit Quid Pro Quo

NBC News reports: Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland is pointing the finger at President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former national security adviser John Bolton in explosive public testimony on Wednesday in which he says explicitly there was a “quid quo pro” linking a White House visit for Ukraine’s president to investigations into Trump’s political opponents. …

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Trump Campaign Still Stiffing Cities For Rally Costs

There have been comparatively bigger fish for the media to fry lately, but Trump is still stiffing cities for his rally costs. The mayor’s office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, said this week that the city is resending a $211,000 bill to President Trump’s campaign for costs incurred during his visit to the area earlier this year. A spokeswoman for the …

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GOP Witness Volker Turns Out To Be Disaster For GOP

Politico reports: The former special U.S. envoy for Ukraine was the first impeachment witness to testify behind closed doors and assured lawmakers he saw no indication that President Donald Trump had conditioned a White House meeting and military assistance for Ukraine on a promise from the country’s president to investigate Trump’s political rivals. But after a cascade of witnesses told …

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Zelensky: Ukraine Is Sick And Tired Of Impeachment

Politico Europe reports: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday expressed annoyance that he’s been dragged into the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Following an event in Kyiv, the president responded to questions from a CNN reporter about whether he was prepared to publicly announce investigations into the Biden family. “I think everybody in Ukraine is so tired about …

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Revealed: Miller Planted Anti-Rubio Stories On Breitbart

NBC News reports: White House senior adviser Stephen Miller had more editorial influence over the right-wing news website Breitbart during the 2016 presidential campaign than previously known and attempted to push articles attacking then-presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., according to a new batch of leaked emails shared with NBC News. The emails, which were first given to the Southern …

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Judge Rejects Trump’s Bid To Dismiss Defamation Suit

CNN reports: A Manhattan judge has cleared the way for President Donald Trump to be deposed in a defamation lawsuit filed by a former “Apprentice” contestant who has accused Trump of sexual assault. Trump’s legal team had argued that a stay is necessary “given the novel and important Constitutional issues involved,” the “special considerations due” their previous requests to dismiss …

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Grisham Claims Obama WH Staffers Left Nasty Notes

NBC News reports: White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed on Tuesday that departing former aides to President Barack Obama left notes saying “you will fail” and “you aren’t going to make it” for the incoming staff of Donald Trump. Former Obama aides quickly denied Grisham’s claim, reacting to a tweet from a CNN reporter that Grisham had said during …

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Next Three Days: Nine Impeachment Witnesses Testify

The Associated Press reports: Nine witnesses. Five hearings. Three days. The Trump impeachment inquiry is charging into a crucial week as Americans hear from some of the most important witnesses closest to the White House in back-to-back-to-back live sessions. Among them, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the wealthy donor whose routine boasting about his proximity to Donald Trump is now bringing the …

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Walter Reed Hospital Didn’t Know Trump Was Coming

Vox reports: In a break from precedent, Trump’s trip to the hospital wasn’t acknowledged ahead of time on any White House schedule. Secondly and similarly unusual, CNN reported that medical staff at Walter Reed weren’t notified of Trump’s visit in advance. White House pool reporters said they were told Trump’s movements on Saturday “were strictly unreportable” until he arrived at …

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SCOTUS Temporarily Blocks US House Subpoena For Trump’s Financial Records Until New Filings Are Made

Bloomberg Law reports: U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts temporarily blocked a subpoena from a House panel for President Donald Trump’s financial records while the justices consider a request for a longer delay. The administrative stay comes after the House said in a letter it would accept a delay until the end of the month. The order from Roberts applies until …

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House Investigates Whether Trump Lied To Mueller

CNN reports: The House of Representatives is now investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller in written answers he provided in the Russia investigation, the House’s general counsel said in federal court Monday. “Did the President lie? Was the President not truthful in his responses to the Mueller investigation?” House general counsel Douglas Letter told the …

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Trump Claims He Will “Strongly Consider” Testifying

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that he would “strongly consider” testifying in impeachment inquiry proceedings — either in writing or in person. Trump’s tweet came after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested in a CBS “Face the Nation” interview Sunday that Trump testify. Testimony by Trump would be an about-face for the administration, which has previously said it …

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Trump Rips “Nasty, Obnoxious” Fox Host Chris Wallace

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump fired off some furious tweets about “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, calling the veteran journalist “nasty & obnoxious” for his “dumb and unfair” interview with House Minority Whip Steve Scalise. During Wallace’s interview of Scalise, he confronted the Louisiana Republican on several points in their discussion of the impeachment inquiry. When Scalise said …

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Schumer: Trump Should Come Testify Under Oath

“Speaker Pelosi invited President Trump to come testify, and I think her invitation is correct. If Donald Trump doesn’t agree with what he’s hearing, doesn’t like what he’s hearing, he shouldn’t tweet — he should come to the committee and testify under oath. “And he should allow all those around him to come to the committee and testify under oath. …

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Trump Lies: US Farmers Will Get “Cash” From Tariffs

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed a “cash” payout to American farmers before the Thanksgiving Day holiday that he attributed to China tariffs, but that money actually is part of a U.S. government aid package. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday it will begin making a second round of 2019 trade aid payments to U.S. farmers …

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Intel Dem: Sondland’s Testimony Will Show Bribery

The Hill reports: Rep. Sean Maloney (D-N.Y.) said Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland’s testimony will show President Trump participated in the “solicitation of a bribe.” Maloney told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” that the “evidence is building” against President Trump in the impeachment inquiry. He said President Trump’s call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky demonstrated the White …

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White House And Cultist Jeanine Pirro Agree: Trump’s Health Is “As Good As Can Be, Almost Superhuman”

Mediaite reports: “He’s healthy as can be,” Stephan ie Grisham said. “I put a statement out about that. He has got more energy than anybody in the White House. That man works from 6:00 a.m. until, you know, very, very late at night. He’s doing just fine.” “The President remains healthy and energetic without complaints, as demonstrated by his repeated …

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Writer’s Source Claims “Chest Discomfort” Prompted Trump’s Abrupt “Routine Physical” At Walter Reed

Heavy.com reports: A contributor for The Hill who writes on veterans issues and used to work for the Department of Veterans Affairs is claiming that President Donald Trump visited Walter Reed National Medical Center due to chest discomfort. That’s a different story from the White House statement on Trump’s November 16, 2019 visit, which said Trump was undergoing “portions” of …

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Secret Service Docs Show Trump Lied About G7 Search

From with government watchdog group CREW: CREW received records from the United States Secret Service that, along with emails from Doral city officials, undermine President Trump’s dubious claim that members of the Secret Service wanted the 2020 G-7 Summit to be hosted at Trump’s Doral resort in Miami. The reality appears to be quite different, with the Secret Service instead …

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US Official Confirms Damning Trump/Sondland Call

The New York Times reports: An official from the United States Embassy in Kiev confirmed to House impeachment investigators on Friday that he overheard a call between President Trump and a top American diplomat in July in which the president inquired about investigations he wanted from Ukraine, according to three people familiar with the testimony. The official, David Holmes, testified …

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