Trump Lies

Sarah Sanders: I Don’t Like Being Called A Liar [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: In the deep-red state of Arkansas, which Mr. Trump won in 2016 by nearly 27 points, Ms. Sanders has returned home a bona fide star eager to play a new role in a post-Trump Republican Party crafted in her former boss’s image. “There are two types of people who run for office,” Ms. Sanders said …

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Emails Reveal White House Scrambling To Invent “After-The-Fact Justification” For Extorting Ukraine President

None of this is remotely surprising: A confidential White House review of President Trump’s decision to place a hold on military aid to Ukraine has turned up hundreds of documents that reveal extensive efforts to generate an after-the-fact justification for the decision and a debate over whether the delay was legal, according to three people familiar with the records. The …

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Glorious Leader Promotes Award For His Miami Resort

The Hill reports: President Trump retweeted an announcement that his Doral resort received an award, saying it was “Too bad we didn’t have” the Group of Seven (G-7) summit at the Florida location. The Trump Golf account posted that the resort received the Resort of the Week award from GOLF.com. The president called Doral the “Best location” for the summit …

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Giuliani Claims Biden “Bribed The President” Of Ukraine

Mediaite reports: Rudy Giuliani called into America This Week and mounted stunning new allegations against former Vice President Joe Biden regarding the alleged Ukraine corruption that the Trump administration claimed to be investigating. Giuliani defended the Trump administration’s foreign policy saying, “The reality is the president is confronting Ukraine correctly, the country as a big problem with corruption.” “You know …

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Trump: I Won’t Be Impeached, “They Have Nothing”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says he does not expect to be impeached, claiming Democrats have “absolutely nothing” incriminating, despite days of public testimony by witnesses who said Trump withheld aid from Ukraine to press the country to investigate his political rivals. Trump said Friday, “I think it’s very hard to impeach you when they have absolutely nothing.” …

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Trump Parrots Debunked Ukraine Conspiracy To Fox

Axios reports: President Trump spent 53 minutes of his Friday morning on the phone with the hosts of “Fox & Friends” — his latest call-in to one of his favorite TV shows. President Trump spent a chunk of the interview repeating a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election. “That’s what the word is,” he claimed …

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Trump Tells State TV: I Hardly Know Sondland [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday dismissed U.S. ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland’s testimony that there was a quid pro quo in his efforts to press Ukraine for investigations, calling it “total nonsense.” “I hardly know him,” Trump said of Sondland, a hotelier and GOP donor. “I have spoken to him a few times.” “I want nothing …

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Ivanka Laments Decline In “Morals” With Fake Quote

The Washington Post reports: The first daughter weighed in on her father’s impeachment Thursday evening with a quote from 19th century French historian Alexis de Tocqueville warning that impeachment could be used politically. On Twitter, Ivanka Trump shared without comment this quote: “A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the …

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Mulvaney Denies Testimony Tying Him To Ukraine Plot

From a statement issued this afternoon by Mick Mulvaney: Fiona Hill’s testimony is riddled with speculation and guesses about any role that Mr. Mulvaney played with anything related to Ukraine. She bases much of her testimony about him on things allegedly heard from unnamed staffers, guards in the West Wing, and “many people.” The fact is that Ms. Hill has …

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RNC Paid $100K To Get Junior’s Book On Bestseller List

Raw Story reports: A new Federal Elections Commission filing unearthed by New York Times reporter Nick Confessore shows that the Republican National Committee blew nearly $100,000 to help promote Donald Trump Jr.’s book “Triggered.” According to the filing, the RNC made a $94,800 payment to bookseller Books-a-Million on October 29th this year, which was just days before Trump Jr.’s “Triggered” …

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California Supreme Court Boots Tax Returns/Ballot Law

The Sacramento Bee reports: President Donald Trump won’t have to release his tax returns to get on California’s 2020 primary ballot following a unanimous ruling from the state Supreme Court on Thursday that invalidated a new state law. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 27 into law in July to compel presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release five years of …

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Napolitano Schools Fox Cast On Sondland’s Testimony

“One would expect the president, in September, after the whistleblower’s allegations came out, after the president was accused of a quid pro quo, to say ‘no quid pro quo.’ But it is clear from what Ambassador Sondland testified yesterday that there was an understanding that the president wanted some things from the Ukrainians. “So the ambassador is not a never …

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Trump Claims He’ll Release Financials Before Election And You’ll See He’s “Much Richer” Than You Thought

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday blasted investigators seeking his financial records and said he would release them voluntarily ahead of the 2020 election, although he made a similar pledge in 2016. Former special counsel Robert Mueller has not said he reviewed Trump’s financial records in his investigation into Russian election interference. Trump previously pledged in September to release …

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Trump: I Don’t Really Know Gordon Sondland [VIDEO]

Vox reports: On Wednesday, Trump — who nominated Sondland for an ambassadorship after Sondland gave $1 million to his inaugural fund — said to reporters outside the White House, “I don’t know him very well. I have not spoken to him much. This is not a man I know well. Seems like a nice guy though,” Trump said of Sondland. …

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Eric Trump Mocks “Boring” Impeachment Hearings

“It’s dry, boring and as invested as I am in this whole thing, it certainly doesn’t keep your attention very well. And I’ve been trying to watch it for the last couple of days and it’s, I don’t know, it’s pretty painful. If this is a Democratic Hail Mary, they’re not going to be successful with this. “I mean, look …

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Sondland Drives Quid Pro Quo Bus Over Trump, Pence, Pompeo, And Giuliani In Devastating Testimony [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified Wednesday more bluntly than he had before that President Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, sought to condition a White House invite for Ukraine’s new president to their demands that his country publicly launch investigations that could damage Trump’s political opponents. “I know that members of this committee have frequently …

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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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