Tag Archives: treason

Trump On Confederate Flag: “It’s Freedom Of Speech”

The Hill reports: “My stance is very simple: It’s freedom of speech,” Trump said in an interview with a Nexstar television reporter at the White House when asked his personal stance on the flag in society. “You do what you do. It’s freedom of speech,” the president continued. “NASCAR can do whatever they want, and they’ve chosen to go a …

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Lincoln Project: It’s Trump First, Russia Second, US Last

Politico reports: In the past few months, the Lincoln Project — a PAC with not much funding, as far as PACs go — has successfully established itself as a squatter in Trump’s mental space, thanks to several factors. Members each boasting hundreds of thousands of social media followers, rapidly cut ads that respond to current events and a single-minded focus …

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Trump: Russian Bounty Story Is A “Fake News Hoax”

Politico reports: President Trump claimed early Wednesday that reports about suspected Russian bounties on coalition forces in Afghanistan were a “hoax” meant to damage him politically. The White House has denied that Trump was personally briefed on the intelligence before it became public, though it has sidestepped questions about subsequent reports that the information was cited in one of Trump’s …

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Trump Issues Pardons In Three War Crimes Cases

The Washington Post reports: President Trump intervened in three military justice cases involving war-crimes accusations Friday, issuing at least two pardons that will prevent the Pentagon from pursuing future charges against the individuals involved, according to one of their lawyers and a U.S. official. The service members involved were notified by Trump over the phone, said the U.S. official, speaking …

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Trump May Attend Russia’s May Day Military Parade

Reuters reports: President Trump said Friday he is considering visiting Russia next year to attend its May Day Parade. “I was invited. I am thinking about it. It is right in the middle of our campaign season,” Trump told reporters at the White House. Trump said he would like to attend the parade, which Russian President Vladimir Putin invited him …

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GOP Senator: Trump Was Joking About Chinese Help

Politico reports: Senate Rules Committee Chairman Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday expressed skepticism President Trump was “serious” when he called for the Chinese government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter. “I doubt the China comment was serious …the president loves to go out on the White House driveway, he loves to bait the press to see what …

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GOP Senator Defends Trump In Wild Interview [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson defended President Donald Trump’s recent calls for China and Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden in a combative “Meet the Press” interview Sunday morning where he accused Democrats and the media of trying to sabotage the Trump administration. “Let me tell you why I’m pretty sympathetic with what President Trump …

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Biden Camp Leaps On Trump’s Plea For Chinese Help

Just in from the Biden campaign: What Donald Trump just said on the South Lawn of the White House was this election’s equivalent of his infamous ‘Russia, if you’re listening’ moment from 2016 — a grotesque choice of lies over truth and self over the country. The White House itself has admitted that Donald Trump tried to bully a foreign …

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Adam Schiff: The Whistleblower Has Agreed To Testify

Splinter News reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff confirmed on Sunday that the whistleblower who denounced President Donald Trump’s inappropriate phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will appear before the committee to testify “very soon.” Appearing on ABC News’ This Week, Schiff said the whistleblower would appear with their attorneys, but not “minders” from either the Justice Department …

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Trump Told Russia He Didn’t Care About 2016 Meddling

The Washington Post reports: President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries, an assertion that prompted alarmed White House officials to limit access to the remarks to an unusually small number of …

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300+ Security Officials Issue Joint Warning On Trump

The Washington Post reports: More than 300 former U.S. national security and foreign policy officials have signed a statement warning that President Trump’s actions regarding Ukraine are a “profound national security concern” and supporting an impeachment inquiry by Congress to determine “the facts.” “To be clear, we do not wish to prejudge the totality of the facts or Congress’ deliberative …

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Trump’s Latest Threat Called Witness Intimidation

Law & Crime reports: President Donald Trump said earlier Thursday to a “crowd of staff from the United States Mission to the United Nations” that he wanted to know who the Ukraine whistleblower’s source or sources were “because that’s close to a spy.” Trump then remarked that back in the “old days” spies and traitors were treated “a little differently.” …

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Trump Suggests Whistleblower Should Be Executed

The New York Times reports: President Trump on Thursday morning told a crowd of staff from the United States Mission to the United Nations that he wants to know who provided information to a whistle-blower about his phone call with the president of Ukraine, saying that whoever did so was “close to a spy” and that “in the old days,” …

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Whistleblower Complaint Alleges Trump Is Using His Office To Solicit Foreign Interference In 2020 Election

The Washington Post reports: The House Intelligence Committee has released a redacted version of a whistleblower complaint at the center of Democrats’ impeachment probe of President Donald Trump. Lawmakers began reviewing a classified version of the complaint Wednesday evening ahead of testimony Thursday morning by acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire. House Democrats who have read the document say …

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Hillary Clinton: Trump Has Betrayed The United States

Fox News (LOL) reports: Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said President Trump “has betrayed our country” following the White House’s release of a transcript of the call he had with Ukraine’s president in July, that showed he sought a review of the Biden family’s business dealings. The former secretary of state tweeted that her words were “not a political statement — …

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Trump Withheld $391M In Aid Before Ukraine Call

The Washington Post reports: President Trump told his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, to hold back almost $400 million in military aid for Ukraine at least a week before a phone call in which Trump is said to have pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate the son of former vice president Joe Biden, according to three senior administration officials. …

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Watchdog Group Files DOJ & FEC Complaints Alleging Trump And Giuliani “Illegally Solicited” Foreign Actions

Just in via press release: Today, Common Cause filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that President Donald Trump, his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, and other political operatives illegally solicited a political contribution from a foreign national—by urging Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials to investigate Hunter Biden …

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Former Gov. William Weld: Trump Committed Treason, Pure And Simple, Cart Him Off To Save Us All [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor seeking to challenge President Trump in a GOP primary, said the president’s efforts to pressure Ukraine’s leadership into investigating former Vice President Joe Biden’s son amount to “treason pure and simple.” “Talk about pressuring a foreign country to interfere and control a U.S. election,” Weld said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “It …

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Trump: My Ukraine Call Was A “Perfect Conversation”

Mediaite reports: President Trump on Sunday went on the offensive against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and the whistleblower who reportedly raised concerns about the president’s interaction with a foreign leader said to be the president of Ukraine. Speaking to reporters outside the White House, Trump again defended his conduct during the call with Ukraine. He denied that there was …

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Pelosi: Pass New Laws So Presidents Can Be Indicted

NPR reports: In an exclusive interview with NPR, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has not changed her mind on pursuing impeachment but is ready to change the law to restrain presidential power and make it clear that a sitting president can, in fact, be indicted. “I do think that we will have to pass some laws that will have …

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