Tag Archives: Trump corruption

Schiff: The DOJ Needs To Revisit Its Indictment Opinion

CNN reports: Rep. Adam Schiff argued today that the Department of Justice “needs to re-examine” the Office of Legal Counsel’s opinion that a sitting US president should not be indicted. “I think the Justice Department needs to re-examine that OLC opinion, the Office of Legal Counsel opinion, that you cannot indict a sitting president under circumstances in which the failure …

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Report: Trump Is Privately Fretting About Impeachment

NBC News reports: Despite President Donald Trump’s public declaration that he isn’t concerned about impeachment, he has told people close to him in recent days that he is alarmed by the prospect, according to multiple sources. Trump’s fear about the possibility has escalated as the consequences of federal investigations involving his associates and Democratic control of the House sink in, …

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Lawyer: Cohen Will Spill Dirt After Probe Concludes

Bloomberg reports: Michael Cohen, the former lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, is willing to reveal publicly what he knows about his former client once Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is complete and findings are released, Cohen’s lawyer said Wednesday. “There will come a time after Mr. Mueller is done with his work that Michael Cohen will be sitting …

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Fox News Analyst Andrew Napolitano: Prosecutors Will Act On The Evidence That Trump Committed A Felony

Mediaite reports: Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano dropped a pretty stunning piece of analysis Wednesday: federal prosecutors have evidence President Donald Trump committed a felony, and they intend to do something with that evidence. “Career prosecutors here in New York City have evidence that the president of the United States committed a felony by ordering and paying Michael …

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BREAKING: Michael Cohen Sentenced To Three Years

CNBC reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that include ones which put Trump into legal peril. “I take full responsibility for each act that I pled guilty to — The personal ones to me and those involving the president of the United States …

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Trump Claims People Would “Revolt” If He’s Impeached

From a lengthy interview with Reuters: On the domestic front, Trump waved off concerns that he could face the possibility of impeachment when Democrats, intent on greater oversight of the president, take command of the U.S. House of Representatives in January. “It’s hard to impeach somebody who hasn’t done anything wrong and who’s created the greatest economy in the history …

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TODAY: Trump Fixer Micheal Cohen To Be Sentenced

ABC News reports: Michael Cohen, the former longtime personal attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, is set to learn his sentence Wednesday morning in Manhattan after pleading guilty to a laundry list of charges brought by federal prosecutors in New York and special counsel Robert Mueller’s office in Washington. With the pounding of his gavel on Wednesday morning, U.S. …

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44 Former Senators Send Bipartisan Letter To Senate Urging “Defense Of Our Democracy And Constitution”

Politico reports: A bipartisan group of more than 40 ex-senators are calling for the current members of the upper chamber to join together to defend democracy, saying that the U.S. is entering a “dangerous period” as the investigation into Russian election interference nears its conclusion. The letter was published as Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and possible collusion between …

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Red State: The Writing’s On The Wall For Impeachment

From the right wing site Red State: The writing is clearly on the wall. President Trump will be impeached. The odds of him being removed from office is very low but the odds of him being impeached by the House of Representatives approaches 100%. Despite the noises you are hearing from the Democrat party and its Congressional caucus, the House …

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Former Acting Solicitor General: Damning Document Shows That Trump’s Future Looks Like It’s Behind Bars

Law & Crime reports: Former acting solicitor general Neal Katyal said on CNN that President Donald Trump is facing “strong criminal liability” over his former lawyer Michael Cohen‘s alleged campaign finance crimes, adding the president’s “future looks like it’s behind bars.” New Day anchor Alisyn Camerota first asked Katyal, now a law professor at Georgetown, about Trump’s tweet claiming the …

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John Brennan Rips Trump: I Take Great Solace Knowing That It’s Impossible For You To Escape American Justice

The Hill reports: Former CIA Director John Brennan blasted President Trump after he downplayed allegations of campaign finance violations by calling them a “private transaction.” Responding to Trump’s Monday morning tweets, the harsh Trump critic said he is “relieved” that Trump will never be able to run for public office again. Last week, new court filings from federal prosecutors indicated …

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Trump Rants: Democrats Can’t Find A “Smocking Gun”

Mediaite reports: In what appears to be a quote from a Fox & Friends segment that aired Monday morning, the Commander in Chief wrote “No Smocking (sic) Gun…No Collusion.” The apparent typo has not yet been addressed unless he was referring to “smocking” which is a decoration on a garment created by gathering a section of the material into tight …

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Dem. Sen. Chris Murphy: Recent Facts Show We’re Now “Beyond The Stage” Of Clinton’s Impeachment [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, said the publicly available facts from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe indicate President Donald Trump’s actions are “beyond the stage” of what led to the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. On “This Week” Sunday, Murphy left the question of whether or not to move to impeach the president to the House and …

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Rubio Warns Trump: If You Pardon Manafort, You Will Trigger A Debate About Amending Pardoning Powers

ABC News reports: Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said repeatedly that President Donald Trump pardoning former campaign chairman Paul Manafort would be a “terrible mistake,” and that doing so could possibly “trigger a debate about whether the pardon powers should be amended.” “I think that would be a terrible mistake if” Trump pardoned Manafort, Rubio said on “This Week” Sunday. “I …

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Fox Contributor: Trump Is “Very Likely To Be Indicted”

Former Assistant US Attorney Andrew McCarthy is getting a lot of attention for a column published today by Fox News: The major takeaway from the 40-page sentencing memorandum filed by federal prosecutors Friday for Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney, is this: The president is very likely to be indicted on a charge of violating federal campaign finance laws. …

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NYT Issues Bombshell Report On How Saudi Operatives Groomed Jared Kushner Into Doing Their Bidding

The New York Times reports: Mr. Kushner’s support for Prince Mohammed in the moment of crisis is a striking demonstration of a singular bond that has helped draw President Trump into an embrace of Saudi Arabia as one of his most important international allies. But the ties between Mr. Kushner and Prince Mohammed did not happen on their own. The …

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DOJ Investigates Millions Of Fake Comments Posted To FCC Site In Support Of Ending Net Neutrality Rules

Buzzfeed News reports: The Justice Department is investigating whether crimes were committed when potentially millions of people’s identities were posted to the FCC’s website without their permission, falsely attributing to them opinions about net neutrality rules, BuzzFeed News has learned. Two organizations told BuzzFeed News, each on condition that they not be named, that the FBI delivered subpoenas to them …

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Scott Pruitt Used Private Email While Working For Trump

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator repeatedly violated agency policy to use personal email for government business, according to newly released public records. Scott Pruitt – who left the administration this summer after months of controversy over his spending, travel and ties with industry – used his private email account for work over a period …

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Hair Furor: Thank You, I Have Been “Totally Cleared”

CNN reports: As news outlets (including CNN) cover the Michael Cohen memos, President Trump just tweeted, “Totally clears the President. Thank you!” He did not offer further explanation of his comment. Cohen previously served as President Trump’s personal attorney. He famously once declared he would “take a bullet” for Trump. The special counsel memo states that Cohen’s false statements to …

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Mueller Reveals How Manafort Breached Plea Deal

Vox reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller filed a document late Friday explaining why he believes former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has lied to investigators in recent months. After being convicted of financial crimes at a Virginia trial in August, Manafort struck a plea deal with Mueller to avoid a second trial on separate charges in September — and, as …

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