Tag Archives: collusion

CNN: 16 Trump Associates Now Linked To Russians

CNN reports: At least 16 associates of Donald Trump had contacts with Russians during the 2016 campaign or transition, according to public statements, court filings, CNN reporting, and reporting from other news outlets. These communications came in the form of face-to-face meetings, phone calls, text messages, emails and video chats. In the months after the election, Trump and his senior …

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Hair Furor Lashes Out At “Leakin’ James Comey”

The Hill reports: President Trump lashed out at James Comey early Sunday, accusing the former FBI director of lying during his testimony to House lawmakers about the investigation into Russian election interference. Comey testified last week before the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees behind closed doors. The panels later released a transcript of the roughly six-hour meeting. …

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Glorious Leader Issues Raging Anti-Mueller Tweetstorm

Mediaite reports: After taking a three-day break from criticizing the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, President Donald Trump returned early Friday morning to using his Twitter account to attack and undermine the Mueller probe. Trump’s tweets come on the morning of what many are expecting to be a big news day for the investigation into collusion between the …

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Tomorrow: New Mueller Dirt On Manafort And Cohen

CNN reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team could reveal tantalizing new details in its investigation into possible Russian collusion on Friday thanks to a pair of court filing deadlines involving President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former lawyer Michael Cohen. Mueller’s office has a Friday deadline to explain to the court why it accused Manafort of lying …

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Trump Rages: Mueller Is Hurting My Approval Rating

The Hill reports: President Trump claimed Thursday that his approval rating would be 75 percent if it wasn’t for special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. rump blasted Mueller’s probe as “Presidential Harassment!” The president’s approval in the Rasumussen poll is higher than most other surveys. Gallup’s tracking poll showed Trump’s overall approval this week stands at 40 percent. Trump’s message …

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REPORT: WH Has No Response Plan For Mueller Report

The Atlantic reports: Nobody knows how the White House plans to respond to the Mueller report—including the people who work at the White House. The special counsel is reportedly nearing the end of his probe. Sentencing memos are dropping. Plea deals are being struck. The president’s legal team expects a response to his written interview “soon.” But while most organizations, …

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Fox News Legal Analyst: Junior Is Going To Be Indicted

Law & Crime reports: Fox News’ Judge Andrew Napolitano thinks things aren’t looking that great for Donald Trump Jr. ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams asked if he expects anyone in the President’s inner circle is going to get indicted. “Yes,” Napolitano said. “I don’t know who, but I do know that Donald Jr. has told friends he expects …

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Mueller Recommends No Prison Time For Michael Flynn

In the week’s most hotly anticipated bit of news, Special Counsel Robert Mueller tonight issued a memo in which he recommends no prison sentence for former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Update to follow shortly… Mueller on Flynn: “Given the defendant’s substantial assistance and other considerations set forth below, a sentence at the low end of the guideline range—including a …

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Jerome Corsi Files DOJ Complaint Against Mueller

The Hill reports: Conspiracy theorist and conservative author Jerome Corsi released on Monday his complaint against special counsel Robert Mueller, alleging misconduct and wrongdoing in the course of the Mueller investigation. The complaint, filed by his attorney Larry Klayman, the founder of conservative watchdogs Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, requests that the Department of Justice (DOJ) open criminal and ethics …

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Adam Schiff: Cohen’s Guilty Plea Confirms That Trump And His Business Are “Compromised” By Russian Ties

ABC News reports: The leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday on “This Week” that there is now a witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen, who he said confirms that “the president and his business are compromised.” “There is now testimony, there is now a witness, who confirms that in …

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Cohen Claims “Close Contact” With Trump WH Team While Lying To Congress, Requests No Prison Time

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said Friday he was in “close and regular contact” with Trump’s White House staff and legal team when he prepared a statement for Congress that he now says falsely downplayed Trump’s effort to land a Trump Tower Moscow deal during the 2016 presidential campaign. In a filing seeking a lenient …

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REPORT: Junior Is Worried He’s Next To Be Indicted

Vanity Fair reports: Cohen’s plea also re-ignited fears that the president’s son, Don Jr., will be next to be indicted. “Don’s been telling people he’s very worried after today,” a source said. (Don Jr.’s attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.) Mueller now appears to be driving the West Wing agenda, with the principals in a reactive …

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Politico: Trump Is Seething About Cohen’s Guilty Plea

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is more than 5,000 miles from Washington, but Robert Mueller is very much still on his mind. Aides described Trump as fixated on the Cohen news, with one adding that he was fuming about it on the lengthy Air Force One flight to Argentina. On Thursday night, the president, who regularly binges on Fox News …

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Wall Street Journal Issues Correction Of The Year

The Hill reports: The Wall Street Journal issued a correction on Thursday after it accidentally referred to the Russian president as “Vladimir Trump.” “Vladimir Putin is president of Russia. An editing mistake misidentified Mr. Putin in an earlier version of this article. (Nov. 29),” the publication noted at the bottom of an article reporting President Trump’s cancellation of a planned …

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REPORT: Trump Organization Planned To Gift Putin With $50 Million Penthouse In Trump Tower Moscow

Buzzfeed News reports: President Donald Trump’s company planned to give a $50 million penthouse at Trump Tower Moscow to Russian President Vladimir Putin as the company negotiated the luxury real estate development during the 2016 campaign, according to four people, one of them the originator of the plan. Two US law enforcement officials told BuzzFeed News that Michael Cohen, Trump’s …

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Giuliani: Cohen Is Proven Liar Trying To Save His Neck

“It’s no surprise that Cohen lied to Congress. He’s a proven liar who is doing everything he can to get out of a long-term prison sentence for serious crimes of bank and tax fraud that had nothing to do with the Trump Organization. It is important to understand that documents that the Special Counsel’s Office is using to show that …

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Trump Abruptly Cancels G20 Meeting With Putin

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled his planned meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin at the upcoming G-20 summit in Argentina. Trump blamed the cancellation on the failure of Russia to return ship and sailors recently seized from Ukraine. But the announcement of the scuttled meeting came an hour after he told reporters that he would probably …

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Fox News Legal Analyst: Cohen’s Plea Is The Tip Of The Iceberg, The Rest Of The Iceberg Is In Mueller’s Office

Fox News reports: Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on Thursday reacted to an “extraordinary” series of developments in Robert Mueller’s investigation, saying the special counsel’s “road map” for attempting to prove collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is coming into focus. Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney, pleaded guilty Thursday to making false statements to …

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Hair Furor Rages: Michael Cohen Is A “Not Very Smart Weak Person” Who Is Lying To Get A Reduced Sentence

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday bashed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen for pleading guilty to lying in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Cohen is a “weak person,” Trump told reporters on the White House lawn. “There would have been nothing wrong if I did do it,” Trump said Thursday of the Trump Tower Moscow project. …

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Jerome Corsi: I “Absolutely” Intended To Get Hillary’s Stolen Emails To Help Trump, But So What? [VIDEO]

Roll Call reports: Conservative author and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi agreed in a new interview that he “absolutely” intended to help President Trump’s campaign by trying to get stolen Hillary Clinton emails from Wikileaks. “Everybody in the world who was in news or political operations after July 22nd 2016 when Assange dumped all these emails on Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and said …

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