Trump Lies

Fox Fires Gowdy After He Joins Trump Defense Team

Mediaite reports: Trey Gowdy joined Fox News as a contributor earlier this year. A spokesperson for Fox News said in a statement provided to Mediaite that Gowdy has been “terminated” and is no longer a network contributor. With the news of Gowdy joining Team Trump amid the White House refusing to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, there’s been renewed attention …

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Minneapolis Venue Backs Down On Advance Payment

CBS News Minneapolis reports: The mayor says the campaign must pay $530,000 in additional security costs up front. But AEG — the company that runs Target Center and booked the rally — backed down on the demand. “It was another effort to make this impossible to happen,” said Kayleigh McEnany, Trump 2020’s national press secretary. She said Thursday’s rally will …

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Giuliani: Salem’s Witches Had It Better Than Trump

“Of course due process is necessary. Basic fairness. The American people, when they think about this are going to be totally outraged. They actually want to impeach him on the testimony of hidden witnesses who are behind a curtain, we don’t know who they are. “I went back to read two books about the Salem witch trials.  They required witnesses …

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Trump Had Rick Perry Go Through Giuliani On Ukraine

CNN reports: President Donald Trump directed Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and two top State Department officials to deal with his private attorney Rudy Giuliani when the Ukrainian President sought to meet Trump, in a clear circumvention of official channels, according to two sources familiar with the conversation. Trump believed Ukraine was still rampantly corrupt and said that if President …

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Unpaid Trump Campaign Rally Bills Pile Up Nationwide

Politico reports: Donald Trump has raised record amounts of money as a presidential candidate. But he’s still left a slew of unpaid bills in his wake. In city after city, across the nation, Trump has failed to pay local officials who provide thousands of dollars’ worth of security assistance to the president’s campaign during his Make America Great Again rallies. …

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DOJ Argues That Watergate Was Wrongly Decided

Mother Jones reports: Back in 1974 Congress subpoenaed various documents from President Nixon, including, most famously, the tapes of his Oval Office conversations. Nixon refused to hand them over, but the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that he had to comply. A couple of weeks later Nixon resigned. For a while, that was that: the court had spoken, and presidents had …

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WH Letter To Pelosi: We Won’t Cooperate With Probe

CNN reports: President Trump’s lawyers have sent a blistering letter to House Democrats. In it, they say the President and his administration won’t cooperate in an ongoing impeachment inquiry, arguing the proceedings amount to an illegitimate effort to overturn the 2016 election results. The lengthy letter all but dares House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold a formal vote opening an …

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Minneapolis Mayor Hits Back At Trump: I’m Busy Doing Important Things And Not Tweeting Garbage [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: “I’m not one that gets overly excited about Twitter back-and-forth,” Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said Tuesday, saying that Trump’s tweets blasting him were a “little bit of a surprise.” “I wake up every single morning with not a lot of time on my hands because I’m doing things like filling potholes and making sure our city has …

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REPORT: Trump’s Ukraine Call Was “Crazy, Frightening”

The New York Times reports: A White House official who listened to President Trump’s July phone call with Ukraine’s leader described it as “crazy,” “frightening,” and “completely lacking in substance related to national security,” according to a memo written by the whistle-blower at the center of the Ukraine scandal, a C.I.A. officer who spoke to the White House official. The …

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Giuliani: I Won’t Testify Until Adam Schiff Is “Removed”

The Washington Post reports: Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that he would not testify in front of the House Intelligence Committee and that he “can’t imagine” that anyone from the Trump administration would appear before the panel led by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) either. “The position I’m stating is now the position of the administration,” Giuliani said in an interview …

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SCOTLAND: Trump Org Stiffs Gov On Court Judgment

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s family firm is refusing to accept a legal bill worth tens of thousands of pounds after he lost a lengthy court battle against a windfarm near his Aberdeenshire golf course, according to the Scottish government. A Scottish court ruled in February this year the Trump Organization had to pay the Scottish government’s legal costs after …

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House Committee Chairmen To Subpoena Sondland

Axios reports: The chairs of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees announced Tuesday that they intend to subpoena U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland, who was blocked by the Trump administration from testifying in their Ukraine investigation. The chairs said in a statement that the State Department’s decision to stop Sondland from testifying will be considered evidence …

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Trump: I Blocked Sondland From A “Kangaroo Court”

CBS News reports: U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will be skipping his appearance on Captiol Hill after being deposed for a closed-door meeting as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry, according to Congressional sources. Sondland was mentioned in the original whistleblower complaint and a key witness to the Trump-Ukraine dealings. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff told …

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Trump Campaign Manager Rages Against “Radical” Minneapolis Mayor For Wanting Rally Money Up Front

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Tensions between Minneapolis city leaders and President Donald Trump’s campaign escalated Monday when the campaign threatened to sue the city for trying to force it to pay $530,000 for security during this week’s rally. Trump’s campaign team said in a news release late Monday night that Mayor Jacob Frey is “abusing the power of his office” …

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Giuliani Pals Won’t Comply With Impeachment Probe

Axios reports: A pair of Rudy Giuliani’s business associates wrapped up in the Ukraine investigation will not comply with information and deposition requests from the House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, their attorney John Dowd [photo] told the Miami Herald Monday. The big picture: Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman are Trump donors who helped connect Giuliani with …

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Giuliani: I’m Sure I Can Totally Sue House Democrats Because I Got The Highest Grade In Constitutional Law

Yahoo News reports: President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, says he is working with outside lawyers to prepare lawsuits against prominent Democrats such as House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff of California and Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. That defense was blunted by news of an additional whistleblower who would reportedly corroborate how Trump allegedly pressured the new Ukrainian president, …

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Trump Ordered To Turn Over 8 Years Of NY Tax Returns

The New York Times reports: A federal judge on Monday rejected a bold argument from President Trump that sitting presidents are immune from criminal investigations, allowing the Manhattan district attorney’s office to subpoena eight years of the president’s personal and corporate tax returns. Lawyers for Mr. Trump were expected to appeal the ruling from Judge Victor Marrero of Manhattan federal …

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Glorious Leader: Nancy Pelosi Is “Guilty Of Treason”

The Washington Post reports: Since Democrats began an impeachment inquiry, President Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), the House Intelligence Committee chairman, by accusing him of treason and demanding that he be removed from office. On Sunday night, Trump repeated those claims on Twitter — and this time, suggested that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) …

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Giuliani: Trump Has Every Right To Ask For Foreign Help, Suppose A Political Opponent Committed Murder

Real Clear Politics reports: President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani joined FNc’s Howard Kurtz for a marathon interview on “MediaBuzz” Sunday. “The fact is, the president of the United States has every right to ask countries to help us in a criminal investigation that should be undertaken,” Giuliani stated. “I mean, suppose the political opponent committed murder, what are we …

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Graham Vows To Have Whistleblowers Testify Publicly

Fox News reports: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., vowed to expose the anonymous whistleblowers against President Trump if Democrats move forward with impeachment; at the same time, he warned against Trump having China pursue an investigation of Joe Biden. A second unidentified whistleblower was confirmed Sunday morning, reportedly with firsthand information to support some of the allegations another …

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