Trump Lies

Trump Dodges Reporters’ Questions About Mueller

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday surprised reporters in Washington by failing to speak at length about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a document he has framed as a clear vindication. One day before the report’s release, Trump teased the possibility of staging his own press conference about the Russia probe after Attorney General William Barr’s, telling WMAL Radio …

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Mueller References Infamous “Pee Tape” In Footnotes

Rolling Stone reports: Buried in a footnote in Section II B of Volume II of the redacted Mueller report is a single reference to supposed kompromat the Russian government was rumored to have on the president — the infamous “pee tape.” The report confirms that then-FBI director James Comey briefed President-elect Trump about the report in January 2017, but it …

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Mueller Report: Junior Was Too Stupid To Prosecute

Law & Crime reports: British publicist Rob Goldstone had reached out to Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, to set up the meeting during the 2016 campaign. Goldstone wrote in emails that Russia had “official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to [Trump Jr.’s] father,” as “part of …

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Conway: This Is The Best Day Since The Election And We’re Accepting Apologies From The Media [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway declared Thursday “the best day” since President Trump’s election, reveling in the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report. “I called this a political proctology exam,” Conway said of the report, claiming Trump had received a “clean bill of health.” “That should make people very good about democracy,” Conway said of …

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Mueller Report: Sanders Admitted To Lying To Media

One of the least surprising revelations: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged to investigators with special counsel Robert Mueller’s team that she misled reporters when she insisted in May 2017 that “countless” FBI agents had lost confidence in former Director James Comey leading up to his dismissal. The special counsel’s report, released Thursday, cited Sanders’s multiple false statements …

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Mueller Report: Congress Must Decide On Obstruction

CNN is posting excerpts from the Mueller report. “With respect to whether the President can be found to have obstructed justice by exercising his powers under Article II of the Constitution, we concluded that Congress has the authority to prohibit a President’s corrupt use of his authority in order to protect the integrity of the administration of justice.” “The Russian …

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Trump: Game Over For The Haters And The Radical Left

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump took a “Game of Thrones”-themed victory lap after Attorney General William Barr’s press conference on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his Russia investigation. Trump posted an image on Twitter inspired by the hit HBO series after Barr reiterated the investigation found there was no collusion with Russia’s election interference in 2016 and there …

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Mueller Found “10 Episodes” Of Potential Obstruction

Axios reports: Attorney General Bill Barr said at a press conference Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller found 10 episodes of President Trump potentially obstructing justice. Mueller did not make a ruling on obstruction of justice, and instead chose to set out evidence on both sides of the question. Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein concluded the evidence was …

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Trump Flips Out Ahead Of Mueller Report Release

USA Today reports: Just hours before Robert Mueller’s report is finally released, President Donald Trump once again denounced the probe as a historic “hoax” perpetrated by Democrats and other critics. The Mueller report is expected to provide more details of the investigation into Trump’s presidential campaign and Russians who sought to influence the 2016 election, as well as claims that …

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NYT: DOJ Officials Shared Details In Mueller Report With White House To Aid In Preparing Trump’s Rebuttal

The New York Times reports: Robert S. Mueller III’s findings will be public on Thursday, but some of them will not be news to President Trump. Justice Department officials have had numerous conversations with White House lawyers about the conclusions made by Mr. Mueller, the special counsel, in recent days, according to people with knowledge of the discussions. The talks …

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Redacted Mueller Report To Be Made Public Thursday

NBC News reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report on the Russia investigation and President Donald Trump will be made public on Thursday morning, the Justice Department said Monday. Washington has been waiting for the release of the report, which has put Attorney General William Barr at loggerheads with congressional Democrats who have demanded the entire, unredacted document since Mueller …

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Trump Money Beg Lies About “Unlawful Spying”

The Hill reports: The Trump campaign on Friday sent a fundraising email and several text messages to supporters misquoting Attorney General William Barr, claiming that he had confirmed the existence of “unlawful” spying on President Trump’s campaign during the 2016 election. In the email sent Friday afternoon, the Trump campaign claimed falsely that “Attorney General William Barr said what the …

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Trump: Democrats Have No Right To See Mueller Report

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday morning raged at his former presidential rival, Democrats and “dirty cops” in what appears to be an effort to keep special counsel Robert Mueller’s report secret. It’s the second time in two days that Trump has cited the capitalized “Radical Left Democrats” in a Twitter attack where he admitted to considering a …

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Trump Claims To “Know Nothing About Wikileaks”

Bloomberg reports: President Trump on Thursday downplayed his knowledge of WikiLeaks after its founder, Julian Assange, was arrested in London. “I know nothing about WikiLeaks. It’s not my thing,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office when asked if he still loves the organization. Trump repeatedly professed his affinity for WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign, when it published emails that …

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Trump Boasts About False Approval Ratings Poll

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump seemed delighted on Thursday when he posted a screen-shot from Lou Dobbs‘ Fox Business show supposedly showing his approval polling is at 55%. There’s just one little problem: the number is way off, and his actual approval rating according to that poll is a paltry 43%. The Fox Business host spent a good portion of …

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Mick Mulvaney: Dems Will “Never” See Trump’s Taxes

The Hill reports: Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that Democrats will “never” see President Trump’s tax returns. “Nor should they. That’s an issue that was already litigated during the election. Voters knew the president could have given his tax returns. They knew that he didn’t and they elected him anyway,” Mulvaney said during an appearance …

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The Mooch: Trump Lies Because He’s Thinks It’s Fun

Mediaite reports: Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci on Friday said President Trump lies “because he thinks it’s fun.” “He does it because he thinks it’s fun and he also does it because he likes the fact that you guys are talking about it,” the former White House official said in an appearance on CNN. “There’s a very large …

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Michael Cohen Offers New Dirt In Bid To Delay Prison

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is offering House Democrats new information in a bid to stay out of jail while he cooperates with Congress. Cohen’s attorneys Lanny Davis and Michael Monico told lawmakers in a letter Thursday that Cohen has discovered substantial files on a hard drive that might be helpful to investigators. Cohen …

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Trump Lies About Pushing For Another Obamacare Vote

Politico reports: President Trump on Wednesday claimed he never wanted Congress to vote on an ObamaCare replacement ahead of the 2020 elections, even though he unexpectedly revived the issue and pushed for swift action just days ago. The president denied that pressure from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) led him to change his plans, even though he announced his …

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House Subpoenas Former WH Official On Clearances

CNN reports: The House Oversight Committee voted Tuesday to authorize a subpoena to the former personnel security director at the Trump White House. The committee voted to authorize subpoenas related to two issues — White House security clearances and the US Census — on Tuesday afternoon, escalating Democrats’ fight against administrative stonewalling. The security clearance vote passed along party lines, …

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