Trump Lies

Lawyer: We Now Represent “Multiple Whistleblowers”

The Washington Post reports: An attorney for the whistleblower who raised the alarm about President Trump’s communications with Ukraine said Sunday that “multiple” whistleblowers have come forward. The news, which comes as House Democrats have launched an impeachment inquiry and are subpoenaing the White House for documents, adds to the deepening political crisis facing the president. Mark Zaid, who also …

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REPORT: Trump Blames Ukraine Call On Rick Perry

Axios reports: President Trump told House Republicans that he made his now infamous phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the urging of Energy Secretary Rick Perry — a call Trump claimed he didn’t even want to make. Trump made these comments during a conference call with House members on Friday, according to 3 sources on the call. Per …

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Trump: Dems Are Lucky They Don’t Have Mitt Romney

Reuters reports: US President Donald Trump on Sunday opened a new front in the impeachment battle that threatens his administration, blasting a prominent member of his party for criticizing his push to get foreign nations to probe a leading Democratic rival. The Republican president, who launched a stream of invective at Democrats and the media this week as an impeachment …

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Report: Second Whistleblower May File Own Complaint

This thing just continues to snowball: A second intelligence official who was alarmed by President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine is weighing whether to file his own formal whistle-blower complaint and testify to Congress, according to two people briefed on the matter. The official has more direct information about the events than the first whistle-blower, whose complaint that Mr. Trump was …

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Trump Cuts National Security Staff After Whistleblower

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump has ordered a substantial reduction in the staff of the National Security Council, according to five people familiar with the plans, as the White House confronts an impeachment inquiry touched off by a whistle-blower complaint related to the agency’s work. Some of the people described the staff cuts as part of a White House effort …

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Giuliani: My Mission Is To Disrupt The World [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani told Fox News on Friday that his mission is to “disrupt the world” while defending his interactions with Ukrainian officials. “My mission is to disrupt the world,” Giuliani said when asked by Fox News host Martha MacCallum what his personal goal is as the president’s personal lawyer. He continued: “My mission is …

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CIA Filed Criminal Referral On Trump’s Ukraine Conduct

NBC News reports: Weeks before the whistleblower’s complaint became public, the CIA’s top lawyer made what she considered to be a criminal referral to the Justice Department about the whistleblower’s allegations that President Donald Trump abused his office in pressuring the Ukrainian president, U.S. officials familiar with the matter tell NBC News. The move by the CIA’s general counsel, Trump …

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The Mooch: Trump Is A “Traitor To The US” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Friday called President Trump a “traitor” to the U.S. while discussing the president’s dealings with Ukraine. “The American president is a traitor to the United States. He is literally the most un-American president that we’ve had probably since Andrew Johnson,” Scaramucci said on CNN. “I would have thought that …

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Trump Lied To GOP Senator About Extorting Ukraine

CBS News reports: In an on-the-record interview with the Wall Street Journal, Wisconsin GOP Senator Ron Johnson said he learned of a possible quid pro quo from Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union. Sondland told him that aid to Ukraine, according to the Journal, was tied to the president’s wish that Ukraine investigate matters related to the …

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WH Preps Formal Objection To Impeachment Probe

Time Magazine reports: The White House is preparing to formally object to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry as soon as today, saying it won’t cooperate with the probe because it was initiated without a vote of the House. The White House Counsel’s Office was preparing to send a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi objecting to the form of the impeachment investigation, …

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Trump: I Have An Obligation To Seek Foreign Meddling

Axios reports: President Trump is going all in. He declared he has the “absolute right” to call for foreign nations to investigate political rivals — publicly calling on China to investigate the Bidens — and he plans to ask Democrats to vote on starting impeachment or get stonewalled. Why it matters: It now seems increasingly inevitable the House will impeach …

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Ukraine Reviews Probes Into Biden’s Son’s Company

The Associated Press reports: Ukraine’s Prosecutor General said on Friday that his office is reviewing all the cases that were closed by his predecessors, including several related to the owner of a gas company where former Vice President Joe Biden’s son sat on the board. Ruslan Ryaboshapka’s comments came amid an impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump that relates …

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Text Messages Detail Trump’s Pressure On Ukraine

Business Insider reports: The US House Intelligence, Oversight and Reform, and Foreign Affairs Committees released a trove of text messages between top US diplomats’ revealing their internal turmoil regarding Ukraine, on Thursday night. The content of the messages range from Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s personal lawyer, military aid to Ukraine, and, investigations, among other topics. The messages are between Bill Taylor, …

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Trump Brought Up Biden, Warren To Chinese President

CNN reports: Thursday’s comments weren’t the first time Trump has injected Biden into his relationship with China, though he said Thursday he has never pushed Xi to investigate the former vice president. Nor is it the first time he has sought to trade favors with Xi, who this week celebrated the 70th birthday of his ruling communist party with a …

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Ukraine Envoy Told Giuliani That Biden Info Was False

The Washington Post reports: The former U.S. special envoy for Ukraine told House investigators on Thursday that he warned President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudolph W. Giuliani, that Giuliani was receiving untrustworthy information from Ukrainian political figures about former vice president Joe Biden and his son, according to two people familiar with his testimony. Kurt Volker, who resigned last week after …

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Fox Legal Analyst Andrew Napolitano: Trump’s Action With Ukraine Is “Criminal And Impeachable Behavior”

Andrew Napolitano writes for Fox News: The House of Representatives has begun to gather evidence in an effort to determine if President Trump has committed impeachable offenses. The Constitution defines an impeachable offense as “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.” The president need not have committed a crime in order to be impeached, but he needs to have …

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Top GOP Rep Demands That Pelosi End Impeachment Probe After Trump Solicits Foreign Meddling On Live TV

NBC News reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., asked Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday to suspend the House impeachment inquiry until she establishes more “transparent and equitable rules and procedures.” “Unfortunately, you have given no clear indication as to how your impeachment inquiry will proceed — including whether key historical precedents or basic standards of due process will be …

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CNN Refuses To Run Lying Trump Ad That Attacks CNN

From the Hollywood Reporter: CNN won’t run a 30-second advertisement purchased by Donald Trump’s re-election campaign after the network decided it does not meet their standards. The advertisement, which was tweeted by the president last week, relates to Joe Biden’s conduct toward Ukraine while he served as vice president. In it, a narrator derisively refers to CNN personalities Don Lemon, …

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Trump Asks China To Investigate The Bidens [VIDEO]

Because nothing matters anymore: President Trump on Thursday called on both Ukraine and China to investigate former vice president Joe Biden and his son Hunter in relation to the younger Biden’s business dealings during the tenure of the former vice president. He comments came as Kurt D. Volker, who resigned last week as the Trump administration’s special envoy for Ukraine, …

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Former Ukraine President: Biden Did Nothing Improper

Bloomberg reports: Ukraine’s recently departed president, Petro Poroshenko, says that Joe Biden never asked him to open or close any criminal cases, adding to the list of Ukrainian officials saying they saw him do nothing improper involving his son. Speaking out to the news media for the first time on the matter, Poroshenko rebutted claims made by President Donald Trump …

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