Tag Archives: Trump corruption

Trump Campaign: After This “Complete Exoneration” It’s Time To Get To The Bottom Of FBI’s Obama-Era Spying

“Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s remarks today confirmed what we already knew. There was no collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign, and there was no case for obstruction. President Trump has been fully and completely exonerated. Mueller said his investigation is over. “It’s time to turn to the origins of the Russia hoax and get to the bottom of …

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Trump: “Insufficient Evidence, Therefore I’m Innocent”

Cox Media reports: On the issue of obstruction of justice – which Mueller left open in his report – the former FBI Director said several times that no charges could have been brought against the President, because that is not allowed by the Department of Justice. Mueller made clear that he does not want to testify before Congress about the …

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Mueller: If We Had Confidence That Trump Had Not Committed A Crime, We Would Have Said So [VIDEO]

Heavy reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller gave his first public statement in the Russia investigation on May 29, 2019, confirming that his office’s conclusion was that there was “insufficient evidence to charge a broader conspiracy” against the Trump campaign in relation to Russian efforts to interfere with the election. He also addressed allegations the president might have committed obstruction of …

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Kellyanne Conway On Her Hatch Act Violations: “Blah, Blah Blah, Let Me Know When The Jail Sentence Starts”

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday scoffed at a government office’s findings that she violated a decades-old law barring officials from weighing in on elections in their government capacity as she railed against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s record. When reporters noted the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) found she violated the Hatch Act with two …

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LIVE VIDEO: Mueller Issues Statement On Russia Probe

CNN reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be making a statement at 11 a.m. ET on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The statement will be on camera at the Department of Justice. There will be no questions. The White House got a heads up last night that special counsel Robert Mueller would likely deliver a statement …

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BREAKING: Robert Mueller To Speak Publicly At 11AM

NBC News reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a public statement at 11 a.m. Wednesday on the Russia investigation, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. “Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III will make a statement on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election,” the department said. “This will be a statement only, no question and answer …

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Book Claim: Steve Bannon Called Trump Org “Criminal Enterprise,” Said “Scumbag” Trump Isn’t A Billionaire

The Guardian reports: The former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described the Trump Organization as a criminal entity and predicted that investigations into the president’s finances will lead to his political downfall, when he is revealed to be “not the billionaire he said he was, just another scumbag”. The startling remarks are contained in Siege: Trump Under Fire, the …

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British Ex-Spy Won’t Cooperate With Barr Probe

Reuters reports: The former British spy who produced a dossier describing alleged links between Donald Trump and Russia will not cooperate with a prosecutor assigned by U.S. Attorney General William Barr to review how the investigations of Trump and his 2016 election campaign began, a source with knowledge of the situation said. Christopher Steele, a former Russia expert for the …

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New Book Claims Mueller Drew Up Obstruction Charge Against Trump But Shelved It, Mueller Spox Denies

The Guardian reports: A new book from Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff says special counsel Robert Mueller drew up a three-count obstruction of justice indictment against Donald Trump before deciding to shelve it – an explosive claim which a spokesman for Mueller flatly denied. The stunning revelation is contained in Siege: Trump Under Fire, which will be published a …

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Feds Move To Seize Manafort’s Trump Tower Condo

The Huffington Post reports: The U.S. government has formally moved to seize control of the Trump Tower apartment of Paul Manafort, a convicted felon and former Trump campaign chairman, according to court filings on Friday obtained by HuffPost. As part of a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, Manafort was forced to forfeit five of his New York properties …

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Giuliani Says “ivesssapology” For “Drunk” Pelosi Tweet

Raw Story reports: Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani fired off a head-scratching tweet Friday morning after taking heat for posting a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. On Thursday, Giuliani joined President Trump in sharing a doctored video that appeared to show Pelosi slurring her speech. “What is wrong with Nancy Pelosi?” wrote Giuliani, who has since deleted the tweet …

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Trump Admin Preps To Bypass Congress On Weapon Sales To Saudi Arabia And The United Arab Emirates

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration is preparing to circumvent Congress to allow the export to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of billions of dollars worth of munitions that are now on hold, according to current and former American officials and legislators familiar with the plan. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior aides are …

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Kushner Replied “On It!” When Manafort Emailed To Seek Top Position For Banker Who Loaned Him $16M

Bloomberg reports: Shortly after Donald Trump’s 2016 election, his onetime campaign chief Paul Manafort wrote to Jared Kushner to ask the incoming administration to consider giving a “major appointment” to Manafort’s banker. “On it!” Kushner replied to Manafort on Nov. 30, 2016. That email exchange, which was admitted as evidence during Manafort’s tax-fraud trial last year, gained new significance Thursday …

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Bank CEO Arrested On Charges He Loaned $16M To Manafort In Return For Secretary Of The Army Position

A top Chicago banker was arrested this morning on charges in made loans to Paul Manafort in return for a high-ranking position in the Trump administration. The Associated Press reports: Stephen M. Calk, 54, was scheduled to appear in Manhattan federal court in the afternoon. Authorities said Calk committed the crime while serving as CEO of The Federal Savings Bank …

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Trump Junior Inks Book Deal, Twitter Has Field Day

Politico reports: Donald Trump Jr. has signed a book deal with Center Street Books, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group, for a book “that will focus on politics, current events and the future of the MAGA movement,” according to a source close to him. Publisher Rolf Zettersten and Center Street editorial director Kate Hartson negotiated the deal with attorney …

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Internal IRS Document Says Trump’s Taxes Must Be Released Unless Trump’s Invokes Executive Privilege

The Washington Post reports: A confidential Internal Revenue Service legal memo says tax returns must be given to Congress unless the president takes the rare step of asserting executive privilege, according to a copy of the memo obtained by The Washington Post. The memo contradicts the Trump administration’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns, exposing fissures …

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Trump Appeals Federal Court Ruling On Financial Docs

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a decision from a federal judge upholding a subpoena issued by a congressional committee seeking information about Trump’s finances. The move, which was expected, has set up an early legal test of the president’s strategy of fighting off congressional oversight by rejecting the legitimacy of subpoenas he argues are motivated by politics. …

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Transcripts: Michael Cohen Told Congress Trump Lawyer Shaped His False Testimony On Trump Tower Moscow

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Cohen from earlier this …

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Mnuchin Defies House Subpoena For Trump’s Taxes

Fortune reports: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has rejected House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal’s subpoena for six years of President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns. Now, Neal will likely turn to the courts, embarking on a lengthy battle that could help define Congress’ powers to oversee the executive branch. In a letter denying Neal’s subpoena, Mnuchin on …

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Fox Host Chris Wallace: Bill Barr Is Now Trump’s Fixer

The Daily Beast reports: Reacting to a Fox News interview with Attorney General William Barr that included Barr essentially threatening Democrats who criticize him and justifying the president calling the Mueller probe a “witch hunt,” Fox News anchor Chris Wallace said Friday that Trump now has a new fixer. The Fox News anchor went on to note that we had …

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