Tag Archives: Trump corruption

Trump Plays Rally Video Attacking “Racist” New York AG

Mediaite reports: Ex-president Donald Trump played a video at his Michigan rally featuring media coverage of New York attorney general Letitia James designed to imply the press have no confidence in her lawsuit against him. Trump called the attorney general a “racist” as he has often lately, and said she is neglecting her job and not protecting the people of …

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National Archives: Some Trump Docs Are Still Missing

The Wall Street Journal reports: The National Archives and Records Administration said that it hasn’t recovered all the presidential records that were supposed to be turned over at the end of the Trump administration. Some White House staff had conducted official business using accounts that weren’t forwarded to their official electronic accounts, the National Archives said in a Sept. 30 …

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Trump Praises QAnon Ginni For Her Election Lies

Mediaite reports: Former President Donald Trump praised Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, for “having the courage of her convictions” when she told the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday that she still believes the 2020 presidential election was stolen. Thomas was a close ally of Trump while he was in office and would often meet with …

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51% Oppose Allowing Trump To Serve As President

Yahoo News reports: Given “what we know about the ongoing investigations into Donald Trump,” a narrow majority of registered voters (51%) now believe he should not “be allowed to serve as president again in the future,” according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll. Just 35% of voters say Trump should be allowed to serve again. The rest (14%) are unsure. …

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DOJ Seeks Expedited Ruling In Special Master Case

Politico reports: The Justice Department moved to quickly dismantle the independent review of documents seized from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, contending that the review — ordered by U.S. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon — is impeding its criminal investigation. In a 15-page filing asking a federal appeals court to speed its consideration of the issue, prosecutors complained the “special master” …

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BOOK: Trump Made Up Tax Return Excuse “On The Fly”

The Guardian reports: According to a new book, Donald Trump came up with his famous excuse for not releasing his tax returns on the fly – literally, while riding his campaign plane during the 2016 Republican primary. Maggie Haberman writes: “Trump thought for a second about how to ‘get myself out of this’, as he said. He leaned back, before …

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Trump Screams About Maggie Haberman’s “Fake Book”

Posted today to Trump’s Truth Social account: Here we go again! Another Fake book is out, this one, supposedly very boring and stale, by self appointed head case, Failing (unfunded liability!) New York Times writer, Maggie Hagerman. it she tells many made up stories, with zero fact checking or confirmation by anyone who would know, like me. In one case …

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Trump Judge Rules For Trump On Verifying Docs List

Axios reports: Judge Aileen Cannon ruled Thursday that former President Trump no longer has to submit a sworn statement about the accuracy of the FBI’s inventory on items seized from Mar-a-Lago, as the deadline to do so from the special master loomed. Cannon sided with Trump’s legal team, which objected to special master Raymond Dearie’s request he back up his …

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Trump’s Paid-Speeches Organizer Files For Bankruptcy

The Washington Post reports: A company that organized a lucrative series of post-White House paid speeches for former president Donald Trump is now struggling to pay vendors, investors and employees, angering Trump allies who supported the effort. The American Freedom Tour, which struck a multi-million-dollar deal with Trump after he left office, has lost two top executives and canceled events …

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Trump Objects To Verifying List Of Seized Documents

Reuters reports: Lawyers for former President Donald Trump are resisting a federal judge’s instruction to submit a sworn declaration on whether they believe the government’s list of property taken from Trump’s Florida estate is accurate. According to a letter publicly filed by Trump’s lawyers on Wednesday, the former president’s legal team told Senior U.S. Judge Raymond Dearie, who is reviewing …

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BOOK: Trump Mulled Bombing Drug Labs In Mexico

The Washington Post reports: As president, Donald Trump weighed bombing drug labs in Mexico after one of his leading public health officials came into the Oval Office, wearing a dress uniform, and said such facilities should be handled by putting “lead to target” to stop the flow of illicit substances across the border into the United States. “He raised it …

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Trump Offers To Mediate Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks

Posted last night to Trump’s Truth Social account: U.S. “Leadership” should remain “cool, calm, and dry” on the SABOTAGE of the Nord Stream Pipelines. This is a big event that should not entail a big solution, at least not yet. The Russia/Ukraine catastrophe should NEVER have happened, and would definitely not have happened if I were President. Do not make …

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Trump’s New $3M Lawyer Axed From Mar-A-Lago Case

CNN reports: The newest addition to former President Donald Trump’s legal team, Chris Kise, has been sidelined from the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation less than a month after he was brought on to represent Trump in the matter, two sources familiar with the move tell CNN. Kise is expected to remain on Trump’s legal team but is not leading the work …

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Trump Lawyer Moves To Shield 558 Docs From J6 Panel

Law & Crime reports: Former President Donald Trump’s post-election lawyer John Eastman is asking a federal judge in California to shield from the Jan. 6 Committee an additional 558 documents from his Chapman University email account. Eastman’s lawyers said they’ll produce 18 of the 576 documents requested by the committee, but they believe the remaining 558 are protected through previous …

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Trump-Linked Firm Changes Its Address To UPS Store

CNBC reports: Digital World Acquisition Corp, the blank-check company looking to take Trump Media and Technology Group public, has changed its listed address to a UPS Store in Miami. The change from a Miami office building to a UPS address came with DWAC’s regulatory filing on Friday disclosing that some investors pulled out tens of millions of dollars. The company …

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WI Speaker Sues To Block Subpoena By Jan. 6 Panel

Axios reports: Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R) on Sunday filed a lawsuit against the Jan. 6 select committee after receiving a subpoena calling him to testify before the committee Monday morning. In a letter dated Friday, committee chair Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) wrote that the committee wished to question Vos regarding a phone call he received this July from …

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How Trump’s Special Master Delay Ploy Has Backfired

The Daily Beast reports: Raymond Dearie, the semi-retired Brooklyn federal judge specifically brought in to second-guess the Justice Department, has actually used his special master role to speed up the review.  On Friday, Dearie set an Oct. 28 deadline to know what documents Trump actually wants to hold back from the DOJ on the head-scratching theory that a former president …

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Mark Meadows Texted With Voting Machines Plotter

CNN reports: As allies of then-President Donald Trump made a final push to overturn the election in late-December 2020, one of the key operatives behind the effort briefed then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows about his attempts to gain access to voting systems in key battleground states, starting with Arizona and Georgia, according to text messages obtained by CNN. …

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Christie: Trump’s Pushing For “Self-Inflicted Indictment”

The Hill reports: “The more you absolutely antagonize with nonsense arguments on television that your lawyers won’t make in court — because they’re afraid they’ll be sanctioned if they do because they have no evidence — you’re pushing yourself closer to a self-inflicted indictment,” Chris Christie said on ABC’s “This Week” with host George Stephanopoulos. “I think these are all …

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Schiff Roasts Trump On Telepathic Declassification

“That’s not how it works. Those comments don’t demonstrate much intelligence of any kind. If you could simply declassify by thinking about it, then frankly, if that’s his view, he’s even more dangerous than we may have thought. |He could simply spout off on anything he read in a presidential daily brief or anything that he was briefed on by …

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