Tag Archives: Trump corruption

WORKING VACATION: Trump Fires Out Another Attack Minutes After CNN Panelist Calls Him A “Draft-Dodger”

Late this afternoon CNN’s Jake Tapper reported on Trump’s early morning tweetstorm, which included a three-tweet rant against Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal. And since today’s soggy weather has kept Trump off the golf course, he was obviously watching television and therefore just HAD to fire out another attack on Blumenthal after one of Tapper’s panelists said, “By any objective standard, …

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Trump: My Base Is More Loyal Than Ever

Politico reports: President Donald Trump began his 200th day in office on Monday in the same way that he has started so many others since moving into the White House: by attacking the media on Twitter. “Hard to believe that with 24/7 #Fake News on CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, NYTIMES & WAPO, the Trump base is getting stronger!” he tweeted. …

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EASY ANSWER: Fox News Asks Their Readers If They Would Even Care If Trump Is Proven To Be A “Crook”

Posted last night to Fox News Politics: The stock market is up, unemployment is down and the economy seems to be picking up some steam. The streets are mostly safe, the nation is mostly secure and the world is mostly at peace. So does it matter to you whether or not the president is a crook? The answer for a …

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REVEALED: House GOP Staffers Secretly Went To London To Track Down Spy Behind Pissgate Dossier

A bit of a bombshell revelation from Politico: Two Republican House Intelligence Committee staffers traveled to London earlier this summer to track down the former British intelligence operative who compiled a controversial dossier on President Donald Trump and Russia, according to three people familiar with the matter. The previously unreported trip underscores the importance of the 35-page dossier Christopher Steele …

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Trump Begins His 17-Day Golf Vacation

The Washington Post reports: By our count, by the end of August, Trump will have spent all or part of 53 days in office at leisure, compared with 15 days for Obama through August 2009. What’s more, Trump will have played at least 33 rounds of golf, nearly double Obama’s 17 rounds — and that’s even before Trump gets to …

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AG Jeff Sessions Vows To Prosecute Leakers [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein held a news conference about ongoing leak investigations Friday, a day after the Washington Post first published leaked transcripts of President Trump’s January phone calls with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Sessions began his press conference mentioning the leaked phone calls, …

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Trump Retweets Fox’s Jeanine Pirro’s Prediction Of An “Uprising” If Mueller Issues Indictments [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: With a tap of the thumb, President Trump on Friday invited speculation that he or a family member could be indicted by a federal grand jury whose existence was reported a day earlier by the Wall Street Journal. The president retweeted a video clip from the “Fox & Friends” morning show, his favorite, in which the …

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Conway: Robert Mueller’s Grand Jury Is “Fake” [VIDEO]

Everything is fake: Presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway insisted Friday that a federal grand jury empaneled by special counsel Robert Mueller to probe allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia last year will turn up nothing. “Let me remind everyone what the president has said about this: It’s a witch-hunt. It’s fake. Last night I believe he called it a …

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Conway Whines About “Russia, Russia, Russia” [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: On Thursday night, CNN’s Chris Cuomo and Kellyanne Conway had a lengthy, heated interview, much of it involving the ongoing Russia investigation. Conway disputed Cuomo’s assurance that his network doesn’t cover things like the most recent improvements in VA reform. Cuomo then challenged Conway on Trump’s assumption that this investigation was a “witch hunt” and that his involvement …

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Mueller’s Grand Jury Is Already Issuing Subpoenas

Reuters reports: Grand jury subpoenas have been issued in connection with a June 2016 meeting that included President Donald Trump’s son, his son-in-law and a Russian lawyer, two sources told Reuters on Thursday, in a sign that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is gathering pace. The sources added that Mueller had convened a grand jury in Washington to help investigate …

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REPORT: Robert Mueller Is Following The Money

CNN reports: Federal investigators exploring whether Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russian spies have seized on Trump and his associates’ financial ties to Russia as one of the most fertile avenues for moving their probe forward, according to people familiar with the investigation. The web of financial ties could offer a more concrete path toward potential prosecution than the broader …

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Robert Mueller Empanels DC Grand Jury On Russia

Tick tock tick tock: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. That’s a sign that his inquiry is growing in intensity and entering a new phase, the report said. Legal experts quoted by the newspaper say …

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Senators Move To Protect Mueller From Trump’s Axe

The Associated Press reports: Two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are moving to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s job, putting forth new legislation that aims to ensure the integrity of current and future independent investigations. Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware plan to introduce the legislation Thursday. The bill would allow …

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Trump Craters To Record Low 33% Approval Rating

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating hit a new low on Wednesday, according to a new poll. A Quinnipiac University poll finds 61 percent of voters disapprove of the job Trump is doing in office, compared to just 33 percent who approve of Trump’s performance. This marks the president’s lowest approval rating since he was inaugurated, according to the …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

UPI reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is scheduled to give a press briefing Wednesday afternoon. Sanders’ briefing is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. EDT. All briefings are now live on-camera. Since the last briefing Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed into law stronger sanctions against Russia, North Korea and Iran. In the signing statement, Trump said the …

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Foreign Bribery Specialist Joins Mueller Team

Talking Points Memo reports: A former Justice Department official specializing in fraud and illegal foreign bribery cases has become the sixteenth lawyer on the special counsel team investigating into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, Reuters reported Tuesday. Josh Stueve, a spokesperson for special counsel Robert Mueller, confirmed the hiring of attorney Greg Andres to Reuters. During his two-year tenure …

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Mexican President: Trump Lied, I Didn’t Call Him

CBS News reports: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is calling into question President Trump’s most recent claims that the leader called him to praise his administration’s work on the U.S.-Mexico border. As Mr. Trump welcomed his new Chief of Staff John Kelly to the Cabinet table on Monday, Mr. Trump took time to applaud the work Kelly had done during …

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White House Denies Colluding With Fox News On False Seth Rich Story Meant To Divert Attention From Russia

The Hill reports: The White House on Tuesday denied that Fox News gave President Trump prior review of a story that raised conspiracy theories about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer. “The president had no knowledge of the story and its completely untrue that he or the White House [had] involvement in the story,” said White House press …

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Trump: Something Something Fake News

The Washington Post recently busted that 110 million followers number: One can debate whether Trump’s Twitter feed has been terribly effective at making him successful, post-election. But one cannot debate the assertion that Trump has 110 million people following him on social media, because he doesn’t. Trump has at least two accounts on four of the biggest social media platforms. …

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LEGAL JEOPARDY: Trump Personally Dictated Junior’s Lying Excuse About Meeting With Russian Lawyer

The Washington Post reports: Flying home from Germany on July 8 aboard Air Force One, Trump personally dictated a statement in which Trump Jr. said that he and the Russian lawyer had “primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children” when they met in June 2016, according to multiple people with knowledge of the deliberations. The statement, issued …

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