Trump Lies

NEW YORK: State Prosecutors Ready Criminal Case Against Paul Manafort In Case Trump Issues Pardon

Bloomberg reports: New York state prosecutors have put together a criminal case against Paul Manafort that they could file quickly if the former chairman of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign receives a presidential pardon. New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is ready to file an array of tax and other charges against Manafort, according to two people familiar with …

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Manafort’s Sentencing In Virginia Case Set for March 8

CNBC reports: Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, will be sentenced for multiple crimes in Virginia federal court on March 8 — just five days before he is due to be sentenced in a related case in Washington, D.C., a judge ordered Thursday. Manafort, 69, potentially faces decades in prison after he is sentenced in …

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REPORT: Mueller Probe May End As Soon As Next Week

CNN reports: Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller’s confidential report, according to people familiar with the plans. The preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost …

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Fox Legal Analyst: If Trump Did Try To Meddle In Cohen Probe, That Is “Clearly An Attempt To Obstruct Justice”

Mediaite reports: Fox News’ Judge Andrew Napolitano said today if the latest New York Times report on President Donald Trump‘s call with former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is true, it’s evidence of “corrupt intent” and “clearly an attempt to obstruct justice” from the president. To recap: the Times reported that Trump spoke to Whitaker a few months ago about …

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Trump Has Publicly Attacked Russia Probe 1200 Times

The New York Times reports: President Trump has publicly criticized dozens of people and groups related to federal inquiries into contacts between his campaign and Russia, according to a New York Times analysis of nearly every public statement or attack on Twitter that he has made while in office. The attacks, which number nearly 1,200, are part of a strategy …

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FBI Had Backup Plan To Protect Russia Probe Evidence

The Associated Press reports: The FBI developed a backup plan to protect evidence in its Russia investigation soon after the firing of FBI Director James Comey in the event that other senior officials were dismissed as well, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. The plan was crafted in the chaotic days after Comey was fired, when the …

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McCabe: Mueller Interviewed Me And Has All My Memos

The Hill reports: Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Tuesday confirmed that he has been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. “The information I have, including the memos that I wrote, I’ve given all that to the special counsel team,” he said in an interview on “The View.” He declined to say whether the information he gave would help …

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REVEALED: Trump Tried To Get Then-AG Matt Whitaker To Put Trump Loyalist In Charge Of Cohen Investigation

The New York Times reports: As federal prosecutors in Manhattan gathered evidence late last year about President Trump’s role in silencing women with hush payments during the 2016 campaign, Mr. Trump called Matthew G. Whitaker, his newly installed attorney general, with a question. He asked whether Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York …

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House Panel Probes Flynn-Backed Plan To Sell Dozens Of Nuclear Plants To Saudi Arabia Despite Warnings

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former national-security adviser Mike Flynn and others within the White House ignored repeated legal and ethical warnings as they pushed early in President Trump’s tenure an ambitious plan to build dozens of nuclear-power reactors in Saudi Arabia, according to a report released Tuesday by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The report describes …

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Trump Insanely Claims California’s Bullet Train Is “Hundreds Of Times More Expensive” Than His Wall

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday cast the states that are suing to block his declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border as being “led mostly by Open Border Democrats and the Radical Left,” as he made his first public comments on Monday’s action. Trump wrote, “California, the state that has wasted billions of dollars on …

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Roger Stone “Humbly Apologizes” For Crosshairs Photo

CNN reports: Roger Stone formally apologized Monday night for his controversial Instagram posts about federal district court Judge Amy Berman Jackson in a letter filed with the court. Jackson is overseeing Stone’s criminal case in DC District Court. A photo was posted and then deleted from Stone’s Instagram account showing Jackson next to cross hairs, mimicking the scope of a …

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Roger Stone Posts Photo Of Judge With Crosshairs

“Through legal trickery Deep State hitman Robert Mueller has guaranteed that my upcoming show trial is before Judge Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama appointed Judge who dismissed the Benghazi charges again Hillary and incarcerated Paul Manafort prior to his conviction for any crime. Help me fight for my life at StoneDefenseFund.com.” – Roger Stone, in an Instagram post which features …

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Schiff: Evidence Of Collusion Is “Compelling” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is pushing back against Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) assertion that the Senate panel has not found evidence of collusion between President Trump’s campaign and Russia. Schiff said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that there is “pretty compelling evidence” of collusion during the 2016 election. “You can …

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Mueller Recommends Up To 24 Years For Manafort

USA Today reports: Russia special counsel Robert Mueller asked a federal judge on Friday to send former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to prison for between 20 and 24 years for his conviction on multiple financial fraud charges. Prosecutors also urged a federal judge in Virginia to move forward with the sentencing, which could amount to a life term for …

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WH Denies Trump Aide Knew About Undocumented Workers At Trump Golf Resort He Managed For Years

The New York Daily News reports: White House social media czar Dan Scavino didn’t know undocumented immigrants worked at President Trump’s Westchester County golf course even though he managed the upscale club, an administration official said Friday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, flatly denied Scavino had any clue that at least 30 immigrants without proper work papers …

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New Mueller Filing Connects Roger Stone To Wikileaks

Politico reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller said in a new court filing that search warrants have uncovered communications that connect longtime GOP operative Roger Stone to “Guccifer 2.0 and with Organization 1,” which is widely believed to be WikiLeaks. Mueller made the disclosure in a filing Friday arguing that Stone’s case is properly related to the one involving Russian military …

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New Jersey AG Subpoenas Trump Inaugural Records

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee received a sweeping request for financial records this week from prosecutors in New Jersey, the second subpoena the group has received in as many weeks as its fundraising and spending draws mounting scrutiny. The committee said Friday that it is in contact with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, which issued …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Interviewed By Mueller Team

CNN reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has interviewed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, she told CNN on Friday. “The President urged me, like he has everyone in the administration, to fully cooperate with the special counsel. I was happy to voluntarily sit down with them,” Sanders said in response to a question from CNN. The interview is one …

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Judge Hits Roger Stone And Lawyers With Gag Order

CNN reports: A federal judge has placed a gag order on longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone and attorneys involved in his criminal case. “Counsel for the parties and the witnesses must refrain from making statements to the media or in public settings that pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to this case,” Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote. hey …

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Trump Disses Ann Coulter: “I Don’t Know Her” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Ann Coulter? “I don’t know her,” President Donald Trump said at a press conference Friday, describing his relationship with the conservative commentator who has introduced him at rallies. Asked Friday whether conservative media personalities influenced his policy on building a border wall, the president denied commentators like Coulter and Fox News’s Sean Hannity pushed him to declare a …

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