Tag Archives: scandal

RUSSIA: Lawmakers Rant That Michael Flynn Was Ousted For The “Thoughtcrime” Of Being Pro-Kremlin

The Washington Post reports: Leading Russian lawmakers rushed to defend President Trump’s former national security adviser on Tuesday after he resigned for misleading senior White House officials, including Vice President Pence, about his contacts with Russia. The heads of the foreign affairs committees in both Russia’s upper and lower houses of parliament chalked up Michael Flynn’s resignation to a dark …

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Conway Defends White House: I’m Not Here To Say Who Knew What And When They Knew It [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, said today that she “did not know” whether the president and vice president were made aware three weeks ago that former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned Monday night, had misled the public and was possibly susceptible to blackmail because of his pre-inauguration conversations with Russia’s U.S. ambassador. Flynn resigned …

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Matt Lauer Blasts Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Over Flynn: That Makes No Sense! [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Kellyanne Conway got more than she bargained for this morning during an appearance on the NBC TODAY Show, getting hammered by anchor Matt Lauer over several inconsistencies stemming from General Michael Flynn, the former National Security Advisor who officially resigned late Monday night. While Conway attempted to explain away her previous comments that Flynn “had the full confidence …

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NEW YORK CITY: Anthony Weiner May Face 15 Years In Prison Over Sexting With Teenage Girl [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: He’s keeping his mouth zipped. A silent Anthony Weiner fled from reporters Wednesday outside his East Side apartment building amid reports that his online wooing of a 15-year-old girl could land him behind bars. The media chased the disgraced ex-congressman down the block outside the Zeckendorf Towers, with the 52-year estranged husband of Huma …

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FLORIDA: Pastor Forced To Flee Naked After Church Member Catches Him In Bed With His Wife [VIDEO]

JMG reader Bill tips us to this story from the Christian Post: The Rev. O. Jermaine Simmons Sr., pastor of the popular Jacob Chapel Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Florida, who recently authored a book focused on issues of godly manhood, was sent running for his life last Tuesday after one of his parishioners found him in bed with his wife. …

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Trump Offers Bizarre #PissGate Denial: “I Was Never Even In That Room For That Period Of Time” [VIDEO]

“It’s made up. Never existed. Never happened. And the reason I say that so strongly because nothing is ever going to show up. There’s never going to be a tape that shows up. There’s never going to be anything that shows up. Now, I would be very embarrassed if a tape actually showed up, saying something like that. It would …

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ACTUAL QUOTE: Putin Denies Trump Used Russian Hookers, Who Are “Undoubtedly The Best In The World”

Bloomberg reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he doesn’t believe that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump met with prostitutes in Russia, calling the accusations part of a campaign to undermine the election result. Unsubstantiated allegations made against Trump are “obvious fabrications,” Putin told reporters in the Kremlin on Tuesday. “People who order fakes of the type now circulating against the U.S. …

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CIA Head John Brennan Blasts Trump For “Repugnant” Comment Comparing Them To Nazi Germany

Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump’s online remark comparing the intelligence community to Nazi Germany was “repugnant,” outgoing CIA Director John Brennan told the Wall Street Journal on Monday. “Tell the families of those 117 CIA officers who are forever memorialized on our wall of honor that their loved ones who gave their lives were akin to Nazis,” he continued. “Tell …

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Trump Security Council Hire Monica Crowley Resigns Post To Spend More Time With Her Plagiarizing

CNN reports: Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley is stepping away from her appointment to a senior communications role in Donald Trump’s incoming administration, CNN confirms. The move comes after CNN’s KFile uncovered multiple instances of plagiarism in her 2012 book, her columns for the Washington Times, and her 2000 Ph.D. dissertation for Columbia University. Crowley was slated to …

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Buzzfeed Editor Defends #PissGate Leak [VIDEO]

CNN reports: BuzzFeed’s editor in chief says his organization is “proud” of its decision to publish unverified memos alleging that Russian operatives have compromising personal and financial information about President-elect Donald Trump. “We thought that it was important, when you have a blanket claim like he was compromised by Russian intelligence, to share the details,” Ben Smith told CNN’s Brian …

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ATLANTA: Megachurch Pastor Eddie Long Dies At 63, Was Sued By Four Male Teenagers For Sexual Coercion

USA Today reports: Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, died Sunday morning. In a statement, the church confirmed Long’s death from cancer-related causes. “I am confident through my belief in God that my husband is now resting in a better place,” said Long’s wife, Vanessa. “Although his transition leaves a void for those of us …

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AG Loretta Lynch: Chicago Police Officers Routinely Use “Unjustified, Disproportionate” Excessive Force [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: The Chicago police department regularly uses force that is “unjustified, disproportionate and otherwise excessive”, federal investigators have concluded. In a scathing review, Department of Justice (DoJ) investigators found that police violated both the fourth amendment of the constitution and department policy in the use of deadly force. Investigators faulted poor training and accountability systems for contributing to …

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Penthouse Magazine: Three People Are Trying To Claim Our $1 Million Bounty For Donald Trump’s Piss Tape

If nothing else, this keeps the PissGate story alive: Adult magazine Penthouse has received three claims for its $1 million offer to anyone who could provide real tapes of President-elect Donald Trump’s alleged and unproven sexual escapades at the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow, the publication’s editor exclusively revealed to International Business Times Thursday. Penthouse editor Raphie Aronowitz said the magazine isn’t …

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Feds Indict Six Volkswagen Executives In Emissions Fraud Scandal As Company Agrees To Pay $4.3B Fine

So much for “clean diesel.” NBC News reports: Volkswagen will pay a $4.3 billion penalty for diesel emissions rigging, the U.S. Justice Department and several other federal agencies announced on Wednesday. As a result of the criminal investigation into the diesel scandal, regulators also revealed that six executives have been indicted on charges ranging from wire fraud to conspiracy to …

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LIVE VIDEO: Donald Trump’s Press Conference

Well, this should prove VERY entertaining: President-elect Donald Trump is facing his most important day since the election. His news conference, Trump’s first since winning the election, was already looming as a significant rite of passage for someone who is undergoing a transformation from rabble-rousing candidate to the next American President. But new allegations involving Russia are sure to inject …

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PISSGATE: Reince Priebus Blasts Trump-Russia Intel Leak As “Shameful Phony-Baloney Garbage” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Republican National Committee Chairman and incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said Wednesday morning that President-elect Donald Trump was never briefed on unverified intelligence suggesting that the Russian government possesses compromising information about him and his campaign, contradicting a CNN report to the contrary. Reports that Trump and President Barack Obama were briefed on that unverified …

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REPORT: Monica Crowley Also Plagiarized Her Columns

From CNN’s KFile team: Monica Crowley, Donald Trump’s pick for a senior national security communications role, plagiarized multiple sources in some of her columns for the Washington Times, a CNN KFile review has found. CNN’s KFile reviewed close to 50 of Crowley’s columns over the past five years, finding examples of plagiarism in seven. Crowley is a columnist for the …

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US Intel Tells Trump That Russia Has “Compromising Personal And Financial” Information About Him

And we can bet that Trump knows what they know. Hence, the Putin love affair. CNN reports: Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN. The allegations were presented in …

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Publisher Yanks Monica Crowley’s Plagiarized Book

The New York Times reports: HarperCollins is withdrawing the digital edition of Monica Crowley’s 2012 book “What the (Bleep) Just Happened?” from retailers, after evidence of plagiarism. Its decision to recall the book comes after a report by CNN that Ms. Crowley, a conservative columnist and TV personality who was chosen by President-elect Donald J. Trump for a high-ranking communications …

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REPORT: Fox News Secretly Settled Six-Figure Sexual Harassment Suit Against Host Bill “Falafel” O’Reilly

The New York Daily News reports: After getting hit with a slew of sexual harassment claims last year, Fox News quietly settled for hundreds of thousands of dollars after a host accused Bill O’Reilly of frequently making inappropriate phone calls and once trying to forcefully kiss her, a recent report claims. Juliet Huddy, who used to be a regular on …

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