Tag Archives: Trump corruption

Lawsuit Claims Kushner Co Exposed Kids To Cancer Agents In Campaign To Drive Tenants Out Of Building

The New York Daily News reports: The real estate company formerly headed by Jared Kushner exposed children to cancer-causing substances as part of a campaign to push rent-stabilized tenants out of their apartments, said a lawsuit filed by a group of renters. Nineteen tenants of 18 Kent Ave. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, contend that Kushner Cos. tried to convert the majority …

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Trump Publicly Sides With Putin On Russian Hacking

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday appeared to publicly side with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence agencies, refusing to condemn the Kremlin for interference in the 2016 election and saying that “I don’t see any reason” to believe that Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic computer servers. Trump’s remarkable statement, during a news conference in …

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Russia Agrees With Trump: Mueller Is On A Witch Hunt

The New York Times reports: President Trump will hold one-on-one talks on Monday with Mr. Putin at an exceptionally awkward time, just days after the Justice Department indicted 12 Russian intelligence agents on charges of hacking the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. But Mr. Trump blamed the United States for the tensions between the countries, not Russia. …

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Stone Admits Being Unnamed Person In Indictment

Fox News reports: Roger Stone said Friday evening that he is “probably” the unnamed person referenced in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment against 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential race. Stone, a former campaign adviser to Donald Trump, initially told The Hill on Friday that he didn’t think he was the …

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Senate Dems: Cohen Was “Selling Access” To Trump

Roll Call reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, is the target of a new report from Democratic senators who on Friday accused him of “selling access” to the White House through a shell company he formed during the 2016 election campaign. The senators’ report is based on emails they obtained from Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis, …

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Indictments Timeline Shows Russians First Targeted Hillary’s Server Hours After Trump Begged Them To

NBC News reports: Among the new details: the conspirators allegedly first tried to compromise email accounts used by Clinton’s personal office on July 27, 2016, the same day that Trump appeared to urge Russia to go after her emails at a campaign press conference in Florida. Rosenstein, who laid out the allegations at a news conference that began while Trump …

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Guiliani: Today’s Indictments Mean No Americans Were Involved, Mueller Needs To Declare Trump Innocent

Mediaite reports: Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said today the indictments of 12 Russian intel officers on charges of hacking the DNC and Hillary Clinton‘s campaign are good news. He has, however, extrapolated from all this that it is time for Robert Mueller to pronounce President Donald Trump innocent. The DOJ announcement actually says, “There is no allegation in this indictment …

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REVEALED: Michael Cohen Bought $6.7M Apartment From Developer Trump Cronies Days Before FBI Raid

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump’s former fixer and personal lawyer Michael Cohen bought a $6.7 million apartment in a brand new Manhattan skyscraper less than a week before FBI agents raided his home, office and hotel room in April, according to records and reports. Cohen, who’s under criminal investigation over potential bank fraud and campaign finance violations, …

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VIRGINIA: Paul Manafort Moved To Less Cushy Jail

The Washington Post reports: Paul Manafort has moved, over his objections, to a new jail with a history of illustrious guests. Officials confirm the former Trump campaign chairman was booked Thursday morning into the Alexandria Detention Center, a complex of low-slung brick buildings just off the Capital Beltway and a few blocks from the federal courthouse where he will be …

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Mueller Rips Into Paul Manafort’s “VIP” Prison Privileges

Bloomberg reports: Paul Manafort is being treated like a “VIP” in prison, with a private bathroom and shower, a personal laptop and phone, and access to a meeting space for his legal team, Special Counsel Robert Mueller told a judge. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, set to go on trial July 25 on bank fraud and tax charges, asked …

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Lawyer: Cohen Has Declared Independence From Trump

The Rising reports: Michael Cohen’s new attorney says his client has made a “declaration of independence” from Donald Trump and no longer would take a bullet for the president in any investigation. Attorney Lanny Davis told The Hill‘s new morning show Rising with Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton that Cohen’s statements to ABC News’ George Stephanopolous in a July 2 …

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Flynn Takes Lobbying Gig As He Awaits Sentencing

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former national security adviser Mike Flynn has a new job: He has joined a global lobbying and investment advisory firm. As he awaits sentencing for lying to federal investigators, he is going into business with Washington lobbyist Nick Muzin and his New York partner Joey Allaham with a new firm called Stonington Global LLC, they …

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Trump’s Personal Driver Sues For Unpaid Overtime

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump’s personal driver for more than 25 years says the billionaire real estate developer didn’t pay him overtime and raised his salary only twice in 15 years, clawing back the second raise by cutting off his health benefits. Noel Cintron, who is listed in public records as a registered Republican, sued the Trump Organization for about 3,300 …

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Michael Cohen’s New Lawyer Tees Off: Rudy Giuliani And Donald Trump Don’t Know The Definition Of “Truth”

The Hill reports: An attorney representing Michael Cohen called out President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Guiliani on Monday, questioning he and the president’s understanding of the truth. Lanny Davis, who joined Cohen’s legal team last week, mocked Giuliani and President Trump over their definition of the “truth.” Davis made the statement just a day after Guiliani said that Cohen, Trump’s longtime …

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PALM BEACH: Trump Foundation Donated To Charities After They Relocated Annual Galas To Mar-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: Nearly all of the $706,000 in donations made by the Donald J. Trump Foundation in Palm Beach County since 2008 went to charities that hosted lavish fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago — the president’s highest-profile business in the county. While the timing and frequency of the donations suggest charities that fete at Mar-a-Lago — especially those that …

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Giuliani: Zero Concern About Cohen Flipping [VIDEO]

ABC News reports:  Rudy Giuliani told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” Sunday that he has “zero” concerns about Cohen, who once described himself as “the guy who would take a bullet” for Trump. “What was the president’s reaction to that interview with Michael Cohen?” Stephanopoulos asked Giuliani. “Same as mine, which is fine. Michael Cohen should …

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Giuliani: Mueller Needs To Prove Trump Committed A Crime Before He Will Agree To Be Interviewed

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s lawyers set new conditions on Friday on an interview with the special counsel and said that the chances that the president would be voluntarily questioned were growing increasingly unlikely. The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, needs to prove before Mr. Trump would agree to an interview that he has evidence that Mr. …

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New Filing By Special Counsel Claims Banker Lent Paul Manafort $16M In Return For Trump Administration Job

The Washington Post reports: On Friday, attorneys for the special counsel made clear in a filing how they plan to link Manafort’s alleged bank fraud to the Trump campaign. “The government does not intend to present at trial evidence or argument concerning collusion with the Russian government,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Uzo Asonye writes. However, he said prosecutors will present evidence …

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Trump Claims Court Victory Over “Democrat Crazies”

Here’s what really happened two days ago: A federal judge in Washington has tossed out a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign conspired with Russian agents and WikiLeaks to publish emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee. However, Judge Ellen Huvelle wrote that her ruling was “not based on a finding that there was no collusion between defendants and …

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Carter Page: No Concern That FBI Has Dirt On Me

The Rising reports: Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Friday said he is not worried that federal investigators might find damaging information about him from the year he was under surveillance. I have absolutely no concern whatsoever,” Page told Krystal Ball on “Rising.” Page did not rule out taking legal action against the federal government. When asked by co-host …

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