Tag Archives: Trump Crime Family

Ivanka Deposed In Probe Of 2016 Inauguration Funds

CNN reports: Ivanka Trump, the President’s daughter and adviser, sat for a deposition Tuesday with investigators from the Washington, DC, attorney general’s office as part of its lawsuit alleging the misuse of inaugural funds, according to a court filing. In January, the DC attorney general’s office sued the Trump Organization and Presidential Inaugural Committee alleging they abused more than $1 …

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Kushner And Trump Benefited From Millions In Bailouts

NBC News reports: Over 25 PPP loans worth more than $3.65 million were given to businesses with addresses at Trump and Kushner real estate properties, paying rent to those owners. Fifteen of the properties self-reported that they only kept one job, zero jobs or did not report a number at all. The loans to Trump and Kushner properties included a …

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Trump Discussed Pardons For His Children And Kushner

The New York Times reports: President Trump has discussed with advisers whether to grant pre-emptive pardons to his children, to his son-in-law and to his personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, and talked with Mr. Giuliani about pardoning him as recently as last week, according to two people briefed on the matter. Mr. Trump has told others that he is concerned …

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Hannity: Trump Should Pardon Himself And His Family

The Washington Post reports: Five days after President Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Fox News host and Trump ally Sean Hannity offered a suggestion on Monday about whom the president should pardon next: himself and his family. “The president out the door needs to pardon his whole family and himself,” Hannity said on his radio show. …

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Joe Biden On Investigating Trump: I Won’t Do What He Does And “Use The Justice Department As My Vehicle”

“I will not do what this president does and use the Justice Department as my vehicle to insist that something happen. There are a number of investigations that I’ve read about that are at a state level. There’s nothing at all I can or cannot do about that. What I’m focused on is getting the American public back at a …

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Trump Org Subpoenaed In Two NY Tax Fraud Cases

The New York Times reports: Two separate New York State fraud investigations into President Trump and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, have expanded to include tax write-offs on millions of dollars in consulting fees, some of which appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The inquiries — a criminal investigation …

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Politico: Lara Trump May Run For US Senate In 2022

Politico reports: Lara Trump, daughter-in-law of President Donald Trump, is considering a Senate run in North Carolina, according to two people familiar with her plans. She is looking at a possible run in 2022, as Republican Sen. Richard Burr’s term comes to a close. Burr has said he will not seek reelection after more than 15 years in office. Though …

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Junior Slams “Nefarious Timing” Of Pfizer Vax News

The Daily Beast reports: Most normal people reacted to the news that Pfizer appears to have created an effective COVID-19 vaccination with pure joy. However, Donald Trump Jr. is, very clearly, not a normal person. The soon-to-be-even-more-irrelevant oldest son of the outgoing president responded by apparently suggesting that the pharma company timed its announcement to damage his dad. The timing …

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Trump To Face Crumbling Business After Leaving WH

The Washington Post reports: When Trump leaves office next year, he will return to a business that is facing significant financial and legal difficulties. Some of Trump’s best-known properties have struggled since he took office, according to records obtained by The Washington Post, as his divisive political rhetoric drove away the big-spending urban customers and nonpolitical conferences his businesses relied …

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Nobody Answers Trump’s “Voter Fraud” Hotline, Callers Only Hear Trump’s 2016 Rants About Hillary’s Emails

The New York Post reports: Eric Trump tweeted out a phone number that was supposedly a place to report voting irregularities — but all callers got was just some of the president’s old campaign speeches about Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. When the number is dialed, no one answers. Instead, a loop of Trump’s campaign speeches is played over and over …

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Eric Trump: Dems Are Spamming Our Voter Fraud Line

CNN reports: President Trump’s campaign attorneys worked into the night attempting to justify the President’s baseless claims of widespread electoral fraud as Joe Biden edged into the lead. In what may be a sign of how the campaign is viewing what could be its final hours, a source said they set up a hotline to take incoming calls about alleged …

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Bannon’s Lawyers Quit After “Behead Fauci” Comment

Law & Crime reports: The day after Steve Bannon mused about beheading FBI Director Christopher Wray and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Trump loyalist’s powerhouse lawyers asked a federal judge on Friday to postpone a hearing scheduled for Monday because they intend to withdraw from his criminal case. “Mr. Bannon is in the process of retaining new counsel, and Quinn Emanuel …

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Eric Trump Spreads Fake Claim Of Ballots Being Burned

NBC News reports: A viral video claiming to show ballots for President Trump being burned is fake, Virginia Beach officials said on Tuesday. The video shows an unidentified person putting what appear to be paper ballots in a plastic bag before dousing them with a flammable liquid and setting them on fire. While that person does not specify the location, …

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Bannon: Trump Should Have Twitter’s CEO Arrested

“They’re taking down the president of the United States. If the president of the United States does not call Bill Barr now, today, this moment — what is it? Section 232 of the Defense Act — and send U.S. marshals out to San Francisco and arrest Jack Dorsey today — I said it on Vice the other day and that …

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Deutsche Bank Seeks To Dump Trump After Election

Reuters reports: Deutsche Bank AG is looking for ways to end its relationship with President Donald Trump after the U.S. elections, as it tires of the negative publicity stemming from the ties, according to three senior bank officials with direct knowledge of the matter. Deutsche Bank has about $340 million in loans outstanding to the Trump Organization, the president’s umbrella …

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NY AG Gets Docs In Trump Org Tax Deduction Case

Bloomberg News reports: A former land-use lawyer for Donald Trump’s company was ordered by a New York judge to hand over hundreds of documents to state officials investigating whether the president’s real-estate business falsely reported property values to get loans or tax benefits. Charles Martabano went too far in asserting attorney-client privilege over documents relating to his past work for …

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Bannon: Trump Will Declare Victory On Election Night And Then “We’re Going To Get In The Counting Rooms”

“The one thing we’ve taken off the table I’m pretty sure is the knockout blow of a Biden win on Tuesday night — not going to happen. So, you take that off the table then you’re in uncharted territories. “President Trump is going to declare victory on Tuesday night. I’m glad the mainstream media is finally catching up with that. …

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Lobbyists Have Spent $13.7M At Trump Properties

CREW reports: CREW estimates that special interests seeking to gain favor with the administration have likely spent more than $13 million at President Trump’s businesses since he took office. These groups — many of which spend heavily to lobby the federal government for favorable policies — have learned that holding lavish events at Trump properties is part of the cost …

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Fears Grow Over Trump’s Actions In Lame Duck Period

Politico reports: Even if Trump calmly walks out the door of the White House on the morning of January 20th, a more immediate problem looms: What might Trump do with the final 77 days of his presidency if he loses? There are 1,860 hours between Wednesday, Nov. 4, and noon on Jan. 20, when Trump’s first term expires. And that’s …

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WaPo: Trump Organization Faces Looming Debt Crisis

The Washington Post reports: At President Trump’s hotel in Chicago, the most recent board meeting began with bad news. This year’s numbers were awful. Revenue had plunged. The hotel was just 24 percent occupied. And worse: The hotel expected next year to be bad, too. In fact, the hotel’s managing director, Gabriel Constantin, said the coronavirus pandemic had hurt the Trump …

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