Tag Archives: Trump corruption

White House Gets Huffy After Posting Syrian “Situation Room” Photo Showing Pence, Who Was Actually In Peru

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s press secretary issued a begrudging clarification on Sunday after being accused of posting a misleading photograph of the president online. Sarah Sanders was criticised for a tweet on Saturday that appeared to show Trump busily directing missile strikes against Syria from the White House situation room, with vice president Mike Pence at his right hand. …

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Trump: My Other Lawyers Fear Being Raided Too

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has said lawyers acting for him are “deflated and concerned” about the prospect of having their homes and offices raided in the wake of a criminal investigation into his leading attorney, Michael Cohen. The US president tweeted that “Attorney Client privilege is now a thing of the past” in the wake of the probe into …

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Trump Calls For Jailing “Slimeball” James Comey

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday again tore into former FBI director James Comey, accusing him of making decisions based on the fact that he assumed Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 election. The comments come after Comey said during a recent interview his assumption that Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, would win the election was a factor …

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Michael Cohen Denies Report Of Visit To Prague

The Hill reports: President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Saturday responded to a report that special counsel Robert Mueller has evidence that Cohen went to Prague during the 2016 election, slamming it as “bad reporting.” McClatchy reported Friday that Mueller has evidence that Cohen traveled to Prague in the summer of 2016, a claim first made in the …

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REPORT: Mueller Has Evidence Of Michael Cohen’s Secret Trip To Prague, Confirms Part Of Steele Dossier

McClatchy reports: The Justice Department special counsel has evidence that Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and confidant, Michael Cohen, secretly made a late-summer trip to Prague during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Confirmation of the trip would lend credence to a retired British spy’s report that Cohen strategized there with a powerful Kremlin figure …

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Jake Tapper Blasts RNC Chair: Why Do You Call Comey A Liar But Ignore Trump’s Thousands Of Lies? [VIDEO]

This afternoon RNC chair Ronna McDaniel appeared on CNN where Jake Tapper ripped her for ignoring Glorious Leader’s thousands of lies while launching an official GOP website titled “Lyin’ Comey.” Via Mediaite: Tapper talked about the new RNC site and began listing a “sample” of President Donald Trump‘s lies, including that vaccines cause autism and that Barack Obama was not …

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Trump Called Cohen Before Hearing, Prosecutors Say Cohen Has Long Been Target Of Criminal Investigation

The New York Times reports: President Trump phoned his longtime confidant, Michael D. Cohen, to “check in” on Friday as lawyers for the two men went to court to block the Justice Department from reading seized documents related to Mr. Cohen’s decade of work for Mr. Trump, according to two people familiar with the call. It is not clear what …

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Watchdog Group Files FEC Complaint Against Trump And National Enquirer Over Doorman/Love Child Payoff

The Hill reports: A nonpartisan watchdog group has filed complaints against President Trump, his campaign and the publisher of The National Enquirer, alleging that they violated campaign finance laws over the payment of a rumor about Trump. Common Cause filed complaints with the Justice Department and the Federal Election Commission after The Associated Press reported that American Media, Inc. had …

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Cohen Seeks Restraining Order On Seized Files

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, is expected to go before a federal judge in Manhattan on Friday challenging the Justice Department’s seizure of documents related to Mr. Cohen’s decade-long legal representation of Mr. Trump that were taken in a recent F.B.I. raid. Federal Judge Kimba M. Wood of United States District Court has …

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Trump RAGES: Comey Is A Lying Leaking Untruthful Slime Ball And It Was My Great Honor To Fire Him

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday blasted James Comey as a “LIAR & LEAKER” after the former FBI director’s book portrayed Trump as a power-hungry man unfit for the presidency. Trump’s comments come as excerpts from Comey’s book, “A Higher Loyalty,” have been released. In a new interview Friday morning, Comey said that it is “possible” that the so-called …

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New York Daily News Jabs “Pee Brain” Trump

The New York Daily News reports: He wanted to stop the leak. President Trump told James Comey he would not have hired Russian prostitutes to pee on each other because he’s a “germaphobe,” according to a tell-all book by the axed FBI director. The Steele dossier, which was made public weeks after the Trump Tower meet, claims that Trump had …

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James Comey: The Pee Tape Might Be Real

Mediaite reports: GMA previewed George Stephanopoulos‘ interview with James Comey on Friday, and the two talked about the salacious allegations against Donald Trump from the controversial Christopher Steele Dossier. As Comey recalled his briefings with Trump on the “golden shower” rumor, he described the weirdness of the situation as “almost an out-of-body experience for me.” As Comey remarked on how …

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Trump Orders Overhaul Of USPS Business Model

Another obvious attack on Jeff Bezos: President Trump, who has assailed Amazon.com and falsely accused the online retail giant of cheating the U.S. Postal Service by taking advantage of bulk delivery rates, on Thursday night ordered a sweeping overhaul of the Postal Service’s business model. Trump issued an executive order forming an administration task force, to be chaired by Treasury …

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Trump Allies Worry That Cohen Kept Tapes

And the hits keep coming. The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s personal attorney Michael D. Cohen sometimes taped conversations with associates, according to three people familiar with his practice, and allies of the president are worried that the recordings were seized by federal investigators in a raid of Cohen’s office and residences this week. Cohen, who served for a decade …

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Stormy’s Lawyer: Cohen Plans To Plead The Fifth

Raw Story reports: Longtime Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen will be pleading the Fifth Amendment in the Stormy Daniels case, the former adult movie star’s attorney revealed on MSNBC’s Deadline: White House on Thursday. “What is your understanding of where things stand with Mr. Cohen, your adversary in this legal contest about Stormy Daniels’s NDA?” anchor Nicolle Wallace asked Michael …

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WH Readies Plan To Undermine Rosenstein’s Credibility

CNN reports: The White House is preparing talking points designed to undermine Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s credibility, according to sources familiar with the plan. The plan calls on President Donald Trump’s allies to cast Rosenstein as too conflicted to fairly oversee the Russia investigation. The talking points are still in their preliminary form, and not yet finalized, people familiar …

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Former Trump Tower Doorman Denies He Invented Story About Trump Love Child: I Passed A Polygraph

The Washington Post reports: A spokesman for the Trump Organization on Thursday denied the story that doorman Dino Sajudin told the tabloid: that Trump fathered a child out of wedlock in the late 1980s and that top executives of the Trump Organization, including longtime security chief Matt Calamari, knew about it. “Mr. Sajudin’s claims are completely false,” the Trump Organization …

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Trump Praises Himself On Handling Mueller Probe

He just had to get in a dig at the Clintons. The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday defended the White House team heading up his defense in the ongoing Russia investigation. Trump declared he has confidence in the White House lawyer handling the Russia probe, who has come under fire from outside allies who want him to take a …

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RNC Launches LyinComey.com Attack Campaign

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s allies are preparing an extensive campaign to fight back against James Comey’s publicity tour, trying to undermine the credibility of the former FBI director by reviving the blistering Democratic criticism of him before he was fired nearly a year ago. The battle plan against Comey, obtained by CNN, calls for branding the nation’s former top …

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Bannon Pitches White House On Blocking Mueller Probe

The Washington Post reports: Stephen K. Bannon, who was ousted as White House chief strategist last summer but has remained in touch with some members of President Trump’s circle, is pitching a plan to West Wing aides and congressional allies to cripple the federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to four people familiar with the discussions. …

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