Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Michael Cohen Disbarred Over Felony Conviction

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is no longer a recognized attorney after he was disbarred in New York after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about a plan for a Trump Tower project in Moscow. An appeals court in Manhattan granted a request from a disciplinary panel to remove Cohen’s name from the roll …

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Hillary Clinton: Just Because I’m Not Running, I’m Not Shutting Up, I’ll Still Keep Speaking Out Against Trump

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton says she “can’t imagine” running for president again but says in a new interview that she’s “going to keep speaking out” about President Trump. “I can’t imagine that, no,” the former secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee said Monday on Tina Brown’s podcast “TBD” when asked whether she could change her mind about …

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Trump At Last Arrives In Vietnam Despite Bone Spurs

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Tuesday for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, eight months after their historic first meeting in Singapore. The two leaders are expected to discuss how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons and how to improve their …

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Paul Manafort’s Lawyers Plead For Lenient Sentence

The Hill reports: Defense attorneys for Paul Manafort say President Trump’s former campaign chairman should receive a prison sentence that’s significantly less than the maximum 10 years allowed under the law for the two crimes he pled guilty to in D.C. In a sentencing memo to the federal judge presiding over his criminal case, attorneys say Manafort, 69, has already …

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REPORT: Cohen To Testify On Trump’s Criminal Conduct

The Wall Street Journal reports: Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former lawyer, will for the first time publicly accuse the president of criminal conduct while in office related to a hush-money payment to a porn star, a person familiar with his planned testimony before Congress said. Appearing on Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee, Mr. Cohen also will make public some …

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House Democrats: “Terminate Trump’s Fake Emergency”

Politico reports: House lawmakers will vote, likely within hours of Trump’s arrival in Hanoi, on a resolution of disapproval that would block the president’s national emergency declaration to secure funding for his long-desired wall along the southern border. A Democratic leadership aide said that the president’s travel plans played no role in the House floor schedule. The resolution is expected …

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Brazil To US: You Can’t Invade Venezuela From Here

Reuters reports: Brazil’s vice president, retired general Hamilton Mourão, said on Monday that under no circumstances would his country allow the United States to intervene militarily in Venezuela from Brazilian territory. In an interview with Globo News cable channel, Mourão said Brazil will do all it can to avoid a conflict with neighboring Venezuela. He spoke from Bogotá, where he …

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58 Former Security Officials Trash Trump’s “Emergency”

The Washington Post reports: A bipartisan group of 58 former senior national security officials issued a statement Monday saying that “there is no factual basis” for President Trump’s proclamation of a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The joint statement, whose signatories include former secretary of state Madeleine Albright and former defense secretary Chuck Hagel [photo], …

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Trump: Ivanka Has “Created Millions Of Jobs” [VIDEO]

“In a few moments, our first session on vocational training and workforce development will begin. We want every citizen to gain the cutting-edge skills they need to enjoy a rewarding, lifelong career. Many of the governors here today have identified this as a very top priority. My daughter, Ivanka, who is going to be speaking later, is — she has …

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Former Staffer Sues Trump For Nonconsensual Kissing

The Washington Post reports: A staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign says he kissed her without her consent at a small gathering of supporters before a Florida rally, an interaction that she alleges in a new lawsuit still causes her anguish. In interviews with The Washington Post, and in the lawsuit, Alva Johnson said Trump grabbed her hand and …

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Intel Officials Fear “Crazy Deal” With Kim Jong-Un

NBC News reports: In the eight months since President Trump declared North Korea “no longer a nuclear threat,” the reclusive state has advanced both its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs and failed to provide an accounting of its deadly arsenal, according to multiple U.S. intelligence assessments. And intelligence officials tell NBC News they have grown increasingly doubtful that Kim …

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MSNBC Host Joe Scarborough Bashes Trump As The “Most Racist President In Modern American History”

The Hill reports: MSNBC host Joe Scarborough knocked President Trump for his criticism of Spike Lee’s Oscars acceptance speech. The “Morning Joe” host and former GOP lawmaker called Trump the “most racist president in modern American history” in response to the president’s tweet criticizing Lee for reading from notes during the ceremony. Earlier Monday, Trump accused Lee of “doing [a] …

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Ethics Watchdog Group: Trump May Have Committed Eight Criminal Campaign Finance And Related Offenses

Out today from the ethics watchdog group CREW: There is compelling evidence that President Trump may have personally committed up to eight criminal campaign finance and related offenses while running for president and during his first year in office, according to a report released today by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). In a new report, A Campaign …

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Trump Lies Again: Failed Harry Reid Was “Thrown Out”

Glorious Leader was watching CNN this morning: Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid has news he is eager to spread: He is feeling “very good.” The former US Senator from Nevada was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, and New York Times Magazine writer Mark Leibovich wrote last month after an interview with Reid that he “does not have long …

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Trump: Spike Lee Did A “Racist Hit” On Me Last Night

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has launched an attack on filmmaker Spike Lee, accusing him of “a racist hit on your President” during his Oscars speech. The president was seemingly responding to comments made by the director while accepting the Best Adapted Screenplay award for the movie BlacKkKlansman. Lee said during Sunday night’s ceremony: “The 2020 presidential election is around …

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New York Prosecutors Get Trump Inauguration Docs

The Wall Street Journal reports: In the weeks before his inauguration, top officials on President Trump’s inaugural committee repeatedly sounded alarms about the budgets submitted by several vendors, according to correspondence, committee records and draft budgets reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Some of the materials, which haven’t previously been reported, have been shared with federal prosecutors in New York. …

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Adam Schiff Vows To Subpoena DOJ For Mueller Report

ABC News reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said that his committee would subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report and even call him to testify before the committee if the report was not made public, and that he was “absolutely” prepared to sue the Trump administration, if necessary. “We will obviously subpoena the report. We will bring Bob …

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Electoral College “Workaround” Plan Gains Momentum

NPR reports: An attempt at an Electoral College workaround is gaining momentum in the Mountain West. Democrats in Colorado and New Mexico are pushing ahead with legislation to pledge their 14 collective electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote — no matter who wins each state. The plan only goes into effect if the law passes in …

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Omarosa: Trump Will “Truly Become Unhinged” If Cohen Brings Up Ivanka And Junior’s Crimes During Testimony

Mediaite reports: Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman said Saturday that former Trump attorney Michael Cohen would cross a “big red line” for the president if he discusses President Trump’s children during congressional testimony next week. Manigault Newman told MSNBC host Alex Witt that she would be interested in “how much [Cohen] shares about the role of Trump’s children …

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Trump Wants To Turn Fourth Of July Into Trump Rally

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump announced Sunday morning that he would highlight his own July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial this summer, possibly setting up dueling celebrations of Independence Day at opposite ends of the National Mall, one anchored by Congress and the Capitol, and another one by the President. The President said the event would be …

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