Tag Archives: FBI

Trump Called Cohen Before Hearing, Prosecutors Say Cohen Has Long Been Target Of Criminal Investigation

The New York Times reports: President Trump phoned his longtime confidant, Michael D. Cohen, to “check in” on Friday as lawyers for the two men went to court to block the Justice Department from reading seized documents related to Mr. Cohen’s decade of work for Mr. Trump, according to two people familiar with the call. It is not clear what …

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Trump Wails: Comey/McCabe Are Thieves And Lowlifes

Bloomberg reports: Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe lacked candor on four different occasions regarding his role in providing information to a news reporter about the FBI’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation, according to a Justice Department inspector general’s report. The inspector general also found that McCabe didn’t inform then-FBI Director James Comey that he had authorized disclosure of the …

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Cohen Seeks Restraining Order On Seized Files

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, is expected to go before a federal judge in Manhattan on Friday challenging the Justice Department’s seizure of documents related to Mr. Cohen’s decade-long legal representation of Mr. Trump that were taken in a recent F.B.I. raid. Federal Judge Kimba M. Wood of United States District Court has …

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Trump RAGES: Comey Is A Lying Leaking Untruthful Slime Ball And It Was My Great Honor To Fire Him

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday blasted James Comey as a “LIAR & LEAKER” after the former FBI director’s book portrayed Trump as a power-hungry man unfit for the presidency. Trump’s comments come as excerpts from Comey’s book, “A Higher Loyalty,” have been released. In a new interview Friday morning, Comey said that it is “possible” that the so-called …

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RNC Launches LyinComey.com Attack Campaign

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s allies are preparing an extensive campaign to fight back against James Comey’s publicity tour, trying to undermine the credibility of the former FBI director by reviving the blistering Democratic criticism of him before he was fired nearly a year ago. The battle plan against Comey, obtained by CNN, calls for branding the nation’s former top …

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FBI’s Cohen Raid Also Sought Pussygate Dirt

The New York Times reports: The F.B.I. agents who raided the office and hotel of President Trump’s lawyer on Monday were seeking all records related to the “Access Hollywood” tape in which Mr. Trump was heard making vulgar comments about women, according to three people who have been briefed on the contents of a federal search warrant. The search warrant …

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Comey Compares Trump To A Mob Boss [VIDEO]

Axios reports: A source present at the taping says James Comey’s interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, airing Sunday at 10 p.m. as a “20/20” special, is “going to shock the president and his team.” In an ABC promo, Stephanopoulos says Comey compared Trump to a mob boss. According to the source, the Comey interview left people in the room stunned …

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FBI’s Cohen Raid Also Sought Info On National Enquirer

The New York Times reports: The F.B.I. agents who raided the office of President Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday were looking for records about payments to two women who claim they had affairs with Mr. Trump, and information related to the publisher of The National Enquirer’s role in silencing one of the women, several people briefed on the investigation said. …

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Former FBI Assistant Director: Cohen Could Spend Decades In Prison If Linked To Threat Against Stormy

Mediaite reports: Former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen could spend “decades” behind bars as a result of the raid on his Manhattan office. “If you’re looking at multiple violations of everything that we’ve heard come out of the possible search warrant motivations, you’re looking at decades, a couple of decades …

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Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Tweets Back At Trump With DOJ Rules On Why The Raid On Cohen Was Legal

The Hill reports: The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway responded to President Trump on Twitter after Trump tweeted that “attorney client privilege is dead” following a raid on the offices of his lawyer, Michael Cohen. George Conway retweeted the message Tuesday morning from the president and included a link to the Justice Department’s website explaining why Cohen’s offices …

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Trump Rages: Attorney-Client Privilege Is Dead!

NBC News reports: The lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels said he “feels sorry” for Donald Trump’s personal attorney, branding him the president’s “scapegoat” after it was revealed that the FBI on Monday raided Michael Cohen’s office and hotel room. “I think when push comes to shove he’s going to fold like a cheap deck of cards, I really …

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Trump Slams Jeff Sessions For Cohen Raid: This Witch Hunt Is A Disgraceful Attack On Our Country [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump said he has just heard that the office of one of his personal attorneys was broken into, a reference to the FBI raid of Michael Cohen’s office. During a meeting with his military advisers at the White House Monday, he called it a disgraceful situation and a witch hunt. “I have this witch hunt constantly …

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WAPO: Trump Lawyer Cohen Is Under Investigation For Possible Bank Fraud And Campaign Finance Violations

The Washington Post just updated their “FBI raids Michael Cohen” story with a single and very delicious sentence. Trump attorney Cohen is being investigated for possible bank fraud, campaign finance violations, according to a person familiar with the case. From their original story: Under Department of Justice regulations governing the special counsel’s work, Mueller is required to consult with Deputy …

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FBI Raids Office Of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

The New York Times reports: The F.B.I. on Monday raided the office of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, seizing records related to several topics including payments to a pornographic-film actress. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan obtained the search warrant after receiving a referral from the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, according to Mr. Cohen’s lawyer, who called …

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McCabe Defense Fund Raises $447K In One Day

Fox News is rather unhappy: It’s a tale of two targets. Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser and retired three-star Army general, is on the brink of financial ruin, selling his Virginia home in order to pay his mounting legal bills. Meanwhile, Andrew McCabe – the wealthy ex-FBI official fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions whose wife is a …

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McCabe Launches GoFundMe For Legal Costs

The Washington Post reports: Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe on Thursday launched an online fundraiser to help cover the legal costs that might come as he navigates investigations and congressional inquiries and explores whether he will sue over his abrupt ouster from the bureau. McCabe’s team unveiled the legal defense fund, hosted on the GoFundMe website, about 2 p.m. …

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Eric Holder To DOJ/FBI: Be Strong, It Will Get Worse

The Hill reports: Former Attorney General Eric Holder (D) urged officials at the Department of Justice and the FBI to “be strong” in the face of attacks. His comments come after Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, after an internal FBI office found that McCabe wasn’t forthcoming during a review by the Justice …

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Comey Book Pre-Sales Soar Thanks To Trump

CNN reports: With an assist from President Trump, James Comey’s book is surging on the best sellers list. The book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” won’t be released until April 17. But on Sunday morning it was No. 2 on Amazon’s constantly updated list of best sellers. The ranking reflects a sudden spike in pre-orders. On Saturday morning, …

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Dem Sen. Dick Durbin: Trump Is Engaged In Desperate And Reckless Conduct In His Attacks On FBI [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is “engaged in desperate and reckless conduct” against the law enforcement entities investigating his 2016 campaign, Senate minority Whip Dick Durbin said Sunday morning, actions that should push Congress to take steps to protect the office of special counsel Robert Mueller. Trump lashed out earlier Sunday against Mueller, accusing the lifelong Republican of filling his …

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Trump Gloats About Firing Of “Choirboy” McCabe

The Hill reports: President Trump celebrated the firing of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe late Friday on Twitter, calling it a “great day for Democracy.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe, who was set to retire on Sunday, for not being forthcoming with investigators during an inspector general review. Trump had repeatedly attacked McCabe, claiming that the former FBI …

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