Tag Archives: Trump corruption

FRC’s “Christian Heritage Tour” Includes Three Nights At Trump’s DC Hotel And “Possible” WH Briefing For $2500

Politico reports: The Family Research Council’s “Washington D.C. Christian Heritage Tour & Summit” in March is the latest conservative confab scheduled to take place at the Trump International Hotel. The three-night jaunt includes accommodations at the hotel and the possibility of a briefing at the White House, plus a day at the Museum of the Bible and a private tour …

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Feds Spent $100K To Guard Junior On Condo Sales Trip

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump Jr.’s lavish trip to India to sell his family’s luxury condominium projects cost U.S. taxpayers nearly $100,000, documents obtained by The Washington Post show. The Department of Homeland Security, responding to a Freedom of Information request, released 47 pages of purchase orders, requisition forms and planning work sheets showing Trump Jr.’s February trip cost …

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Hair Furor Continues Freakout Over Mueller Probe

Deadline reports: President Donald Trump took a break from blaming GOP midterm losses on voter fraud perpetrated by hat-and-shirt-switching criminals, to rail about Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, reports his wife embarrassed him into dumping John Bolton’s Deputy National Security Adviser, and his plans to sack his Homeland Security chief. With midterm elections over, Mueller’s investigation has ramped back up. Trump, …

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Trump Rages About “Total Mess” Mueller Investigation

Axios reports: President Trump renewed his attacks on the credibility of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a series of Thursday morning tweets, using his oft-repeated refrain of “WITCH HUNT.” Now that the midterms are over, Mueller is again expected to begin filing indictments, according to CBS News. Roger Stone associate and former Infowars contributor Jerome Corsi said Monday he …

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REPORT: Mueller Eyes Stone For Witness Intimidation

MarketWatch reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller is probing whether former Trump adviser Roger Stone tried to intimidate a witness who contradicted Stone’s account of his relationship with Wikileaks, the Wall Street Journal reported. Stone had previously said he was in contact with Wikileaks during the 2016 presidential campaign, but he has since claimed he was exaggerating. He has also said …

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CBS News: New Mueller Indictments May Come Today

Bloomberg reports: New indictments from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election are expected as soon as Tuesday, CBS reports, citing multiple people with knowledge of the investigation. Right-wing author and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi told viewers of his YouTube live-stream broadcast Monday that he’d been cooperating with the inquiry since receiving a …

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Dems Plan “Subpoena Cannon” For Trump And Cronies

Axios reports: House Democrats plan to probe every aspect of President Trump’s life and work, from family business dealings, the Space Force and his tax returns to possible “leverage” by Russia, top Democrats tell us. One senior Democratic source said the new majority, which takes power in January, is preparing a “subpoena cannon,” like an arena T-shirt cannon. Adam Schiff …

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Mike Pence’s Brother Spent $21K At Trump’s DC Hotel

Forbes reports: For President Donald Trump, elections don’t just decide who he can count on in Congress, they also determine who he can count on as customers. And after Tuesday night, Trump’s most loyal new customer appears to be Greg Pence, the brother of Vice President Mike Pence. Greg Pence’s congressional campaign, which resulted in an easy victory, listed expenses …

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FBI Investigates Scam Company Linked To Whitaker

MarketWatch reports: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting a criminal investigation of a Florida company accused of scamming millions from customers during the period that Matthew Whitaker, the acting U.S. attorney general, served as a paid advisory-board member, according to an alleged victim who was contacted by the FBI and other people familiar with the matter. The investigation is …

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Trump Calls For New Election As Dem Stretches Lead

The Arizona Republic reports: With Arizona’s U.S. Senate race at stake, President Donald Trump raised the prospect of a “new Election” as well as “electoral corruption.” Trump’s tweet came as his candidate, Republican hopeful Martha McSally, lagged behind Democratic hopeful Kyrsten Sinema, and as local GOP groups were headed to court over election-related practices in Maricopa County and Pima County, …

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TOMORROW: #ProtectMueller Protests Nationwide

Via press release from MoveOn: BREAKING: PROTESTS CALLED FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 5 PM LOCAL TIME Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation, crossing a red line set to protect the investigation. By replacing Rod Rosenstein with just-named Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker as special counsel Robert Mueller’s boss on the investigation, Trump has …

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MONACO: Russian Billionaire Targeted By Mueller For Links To Trump Gets Arrested On Corruption Charges

Radio Free Europe reports: A Russian billionaire who purchased a mansion from President Trump in 2008 in a business deal that is now being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller was arrested Tuesday in Monaco on corruption charges. Dmitri Rybolovlev, president of AS Monaco, was taken into custody by Monacan authorities on Tuesday and is under investigation for charges of …

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Carter Page To Host Midterms Election Special

The Hill reports: Former Trump campaign aide Carter Page has been awarded his own program on the conservative cable outlet One America News Network (OAN). Page, 47, who has appeared on the network before, will launch “America in the World With Carter Page” this Saturday with a focus on the upcoming midterm elections. The one-off special will have to two …

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Archivists Release Long-Awaited Watergate “Road Map”

The Washington Post reports: U.S. archivists on Wednesday revealed one of the last great secrets of the Watergate investigation — the backbone of a long-sealed report used by special prosecutor Leon Jaworski to send Congress evidence in the legal case against President Richard M. Nixon. The release of the referral — delivered in 1974 as impeachment proceedings were being weighed …

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Prosecutors: The Cohen-Related Probe Is Still Active

Buzzfeed News reports: Federal prosecutors in New York confirmed Thursday that the investigation that resulted in guilty pleas by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen remains active, as does the grand jury involved in the investigation. In a filing that opposes the efforts by news media outlets to unseal search warrants that were executed against Cohen this spring, federal …

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Another Mar-A-Lago Member To Get Ambassadorship

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump is said to be ready to nominate couture handbag designer and Palm Beach resident Lana Marks to become ambassador to South Africa, making her the fourth member of the Mar-a-Lago Club that the president has tapped for an ambassadorship. The potential nomination of yet another Mar-a-Lago member to a top post in …

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Dems Accuse Trump Of Scrapping Plan To Move FBI Headquarters So There’d Be No Hotel Across From His

Roll Call reports: Key House Democrats pressed the head of the General Services Administration to provide more information Thursday about President Donald Trump’s role in the proposal to rebuild the FBI headquarters building on its current footprint on Pennsylvania Ave. “As a direct result of President Trump’s clear conflict of interest on this matter, we are now requesting information and …

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Eric Trump: We Have Zero Investments In Russia, Zero In Saudi Arabia, Nothing To Do With Either Country

Media Matters has the transcript: BRIAN KILMEADE: Every time there’s an international incident, they say, well, the president is too nice to Vladimir Putin, that’s because he has so many investments in Russia. Then he says, he’s too open to letting this investigation play out, that’s because he has investments in Saudi Arabia. You’re running the Trump Organization. What’s the …

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Michael Cohen Meets With New York State And Federal Investigators About Trump’s Businesses And “Charity”

CNN reports: Michael Cohen and his attorney met Wednesday with a group of state and federal law enforcement officials investigating various aspects of President Donald Trump’s family business and charitable organization, according to people familiar with the meeting. The group, which included the federal prosecutors from the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York who charged Cohen …

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Dems Call On Trump To Unmask Financial Ties To Saudis

The Daily Kos reports: In a letter sent today, eleven Democratic senators have demanded Trump account for financial ties between the Trump Organization and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The letter notes that the Trump Organization “for decades has maintained business relationships with the government of Saudi Arabia and with members of the Saudi royal family.” The letter notes some …

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