Tag Archives: Trump corruption

BREAKING: Roger Stone Guilty On Multiple Counts

The New York Times reports: Roger J. Stone Jr., a former aide and longtime friend of President Trump, was found guilty on Friday of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election in what prosecutors said was an effort to protect Mr. Trump. Mr. Stone, 67, was charged with lying to the House Intelligence Committee, trying to …

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Trump Blames Yovanovitch For Somalia’s Civil War

The Guardian reports: Trump has sent off a two-part tweet questioning the professional reputation of Maria Yovanovitch as the former US ambassador to Ukraine publicly testifies in the impeachment inquiry. Yovanovitch, a longtime diplomat, has served in several “hardship posts,” including Somalia as the country was suffering a civil war. In reality, Yovanovitch has been widely lauded by her fellow …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Impeachment Hearings, Day Two

Time Magazine reports: The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was abruptly removed by President Donald Trump earlier this year will take center stage on Friday morning to testify in the second public hearing in his impeachment inquiry. Ambassador Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch, 61, was ousted in May after what her former colleagues describe as a “smear campaign” by Trump’s allies, …

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RNC To Hold Winter Meetings At Trump’s Miami Resort

The Washington Post reports: The Republican National Committee will hold its winter meetings at President Trump’s Doral golf course in Florida next year — awarding another of the party’s most lucrative events to the president’s private business, a party spokesman said Thursday. The multiday event will be held in January at the Trump National Doral. Last month, Trump briefly chose …

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Roger Stone Begs For Trump Pardon Via Alex Jones

Media Matters reports: As the jury deliberated on November 14, Jones purported to share a message from Roger Stone himself during the broadcast of Infowars’ The Alex Jones Show. Jones said, “Roger Stone’s message is this: He expects to be convicted. He said only a miracle can save him now. “He said to me, ‘Alex, barring a miracle, I appeal …

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Trump Appeals To SCOTUS: Keep My Financials Hidden

The New York Times reports: President Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to bar his accounting firm from turning over eight years of his tax returns to Manhattan prosecutors. The case, the first concerning Mr. Trump’s personal conduct and business dealings to reach the court, could yield a major ruling on the scope of presidential immunity from criminal investigations. …

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Giuliani: I’ve Got “Insurance” If Trump Turns On Me

The Guardian reports: Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, has said he is confident the president will remain loyal to him as an impeachment inquiry unfolds in which the former New York mayor has become a central figure. But Giuliani joked that he had good “insurance” in case Trump did turn on him, amid speculation Republicans will seek to frame …

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Pelosi: Trump Makes Nixon’s Crimes Look Almost Small

Reuters reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that Republican President Donald Trump has admitted to actions that amount to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry. “The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public statement of a fake investigation into the elections. That’s bribery,” Pelosi said …

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Trump Org Issues 46-Page Sales Pitch For DC Hotel: Buyer Can Make Millions From Foreign Governments

CNN reports: In its effort to sell off the lease to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, the Trump Organization has put together a glossy investor brochure complete with pictures showcasing the hotel’s grandiose architecture, its central location and its spa’s Himalayan salt chamber. The hotel’s biggest selling point though, according to a copy of the brochure seen by CNN, …

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Federal Court Rejects Trump’s Appeal On Financials

The New York Times reports: A full federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to take up President Trump’s appeal of an earlier ruling that his accounting firm must comply with a House committee’s demands and turn over eight years of his financial records. In the latest of a string of court losses for Mr. Trump over his uncompromising vow to …

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Franklin Graham: Pray Against Shameful Impeachment

“It’s a day of shame for America. The media is calling the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry ‘historic’ – and it is – historically shameful. That our politicians would bring this kind of harm to our country over a phone call, with the world watching, is unbelievable. “As Christians, as those who follow and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ, let us …

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Trump Rages: Dems Want To Take Away Your Guns, Your Vote, Your Healthcare, Your Freedom, Everything!

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump has been busy offering counter-programming on Wednesday during the first public impeachment hearings. He’s tweeted 13 times since the start of testimonies, and also dropped this wild video attacking Democrats. “What’s going on now is the single greatest scam in the history of American politics,” Trump says in the video. “The Democrats want to take …

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Fox Anchor: Testimony Is “Very Damaging” To Trump

“William Taylor was a very impressive witness and was very damaging to the president. First of all, as you pointed out, he took very copious notes at almost every conversation, I think very nonpolitical. He went out of his way to talk about what he knew, what he was specifically testament to. The only thing he talked about was a …

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LIVE VIDEO: Impeachment Hearing Day One, Part 2

USA Today reports: The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump moved into public view Wednesday as the House Intelligence Committee heard from two witnesses, Ambassador William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary at the State Department. William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, read his Sept. 1 text message out loud, asking …

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Bill Taylor: Staff Was Told Trump Wanted Biden Probe

The New York Times reports: William B. Taylor Jr., the top United States diplomat in Ukraine, offered dramatic new testimony Wednesday about how President Trump’s preoccupation with investigating former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was affecting his actions toward Ukraine. Mr. Taylor said that a member of his staff overheard a telephone conversation in which the president mentioned “the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Impeachment Hearing Day One

The Associated Press reports: The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open. When the gavel strikes at the start of the House hearing on Wednesday morning, America and the rest of the world will have the chance to see and hear for themselves for the first time about President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine and consider …

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BUS TRACKS: GOP To Distance Trump From Giuliani

Axios reports: Top House Republican sources tell Axios that one impeachment survival strategy will be to try to distance President Trump from any Ukraine quid pro quo, with Rudy Giuliani potentially going under the bus. What they’re saying: A Republican member of one of the impeachment committees told Axios: “[T]his is not an impeachment of Rudy Giuliani, it’s not an …

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POLL: Majority Of Voters Unmovable On Impeachment

The Morning Consult reports: Most voters say there is little to no chance they will change their minds about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s conduct, even as public hearings are set to kick off on Wednesday, according to a new Morning Consult poll. A majority of voters, 62 percent, say there is no chance they could change their …

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Adam Schiff: Trump’s Charges Could Include Bribery

NPR reports: With the House set to begin public impeachment inquiry hearings against President Trump on Wednesday, the man tasked with leading the Democrats’ investigation says he already sees several potential impeachable offenses Trump has committed, including bribery. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that he thinks there’s a clear argument to be made that Trump …

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Trump Mulls Firing Inspector General For Disloyalty

The New York Times reports: President Trump has discussed dismissing the intelligence community’s inspector general, Michael Atkinson, because Mr. Atkinson reported a whistle-blower’s complaint about Mr. Trump’s interactions with Ukraine to Congress after concluding it was credible. Mr. Trump first expressed his dismay about Mr. Atkinson around the time the whistle-blower’s complaint became public in September. In recent weeks, he …

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