Tag Archives: Trump crimes

How Trump’s Special Master Delay Ploy Has Backfired

The Daily Beast reports: Raymond Dearie, the semi-retired Brooklyn federal judge specifically brought in to second-guess the Justice Department, has actually used his special master role to speed up the review.  On Friday, Dearie set an Oct. 28 deadline to know what documents Trump actually wants to hold back from the DOJ on the head-scratching theory that a former president …

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Mark Meadows Texted With Voting Machines Plotter

CNN reports: As allies of then-President Donald Trump made a final push to overturn the election in late-December 2020, one of the key operatives behind the effort briefed then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows about his attempts to gain access to voting systems in key battleground states, starting with Arizona and Georgia, according to text messages obtained by CNN. …

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Christie: Trump’s Pushing For “Self-Inflicted Indictment”

The Hill reports: “The more you absolutely antagonize with nonsense arguments on television that your lawyers won’t make in court — because they’re afraid they’ll be sanctioned if they do because they have no evidence — you’re pushing yourself closer to a self-inflicted indictment,” Chris Christie said on ABC’s “This Week” with host George Stephanopoulos. “I think these are all …

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Trump Slams “Ungrateful, Unappreciative” DeSantis

The Washington Post reports: The former president tracks DeSantis’s public appearances and polling numbers, according to his advisers who, like others interviewed for this story, spoke on the condition of anonymity to share private conversations. He has also soured on DeSantis, repeatedly criticizing him and telling advisers: “I made him.” “He’s ungrateful,” Trump has said, according to two people close …

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Schiff Roasts Trump On Telepathic Declassification

“That’s not how it works. Those comments don’t demonstrate much intelligence of any kind. If you could simply declassify by thinking about it, then frankly, if that’s his view, he’s even more dangerous than we may have thought. |He could simply spout off on anything he read in a presidential daily brief or anything that he was briefed on by …

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Cheney: I’ll Leave The GOP If Trump Is 2024 Nominee

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney said she would do “whatever it takes” to make sure former President Donald Trump is not the GOP presidential nominee during the 2024 elections, including stumping for Democrats running against election deniers running as Republicans. “I certainly will do whatever it takes to make sure Donald Trump isn’t anywhere close to the …

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Trump Lawyer: Newsom Stole His Election And Recall

Crooks & Liars reports: Trump attorney Christina Bobb, an OAN anchor until earlier this year, is in enough trouble, but keep digging that hole, girl. Bobb is the attorney who signed the receipt of the search warrant for Trump’s Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago. Bobb said in Wilmington, N.C., at the Trump rally that if Democrats nominate California Gov. Gavin Newsom for …

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Trump: “We Have To Keep Our Country Gay” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Former President Donald Trump biffed it when he tried to say the word “great” but wound up delighting anti-Trump social media users by saying “We have to keep our country gay!” Trump held another rally in Wilmington, North Carolina Friday night, where QAnon salutes were once again observed. But near the beginning of his speech, Trump made what …

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Trump Shares Meme Comparing Himself To Jesus

The Insider reports: Former President Donald Trump shared a post on his Truth Social account on Friday, declaring him as “second” only to Jesus. The post by Truth Social user @austinnegrete said: “Jesus is the Greatest. President @realDonaldTrump is the second greatest.” It accompanied an image of a painting of Jesus by artist Dan Wilson. Trump “ReTruthed,” or reposted, the …

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Trump Moves To Block Aides From Grand Jury Testimony

CNN reports: Former President Donald Trump’s attorneys are fighting a secret court battle to block a federal grand jury from gathering information from an expanding circle of close Trump aides about his efforts to overturn the 2020 election, people briefed on the matter told CNN. Under grand jury secrecy rules, the legal dispute is under seal, with no public documents …

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Judge To Mike Lindell: You Can’t Have Your Phone Back

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge in Minnesota appointed by Donald Trump on Thursday rejected a motion for a temporary restraining order which was filed by local counsel and self-described constitutional consultant Alan Dershowitz on behalf of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Like the Trump case, the judge noted, plaintiff Lindell is seeking return of property as DOJ conducts an …

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Trump Ordered To Back Up “Planted Evidence” Claims

CNN reports: The special master overseeing the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation has ordered former President Donald Trump’s lawyers to back up out-of-court assertions that the FBI may have planted evidence at the property during their search last month. Judge Raymond Dearie, the court-appointed special master, said in a filing Thursday that Trump’s team needs to submit a sworn declaration saying if …

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Lara Trump: Children Died Because Of New York’s AG

“This is a woman who — people may not know this — my husband started a charity to raise money for kids at Saint Jude Children’s Hospital when he was 22 years old. “He raised $30 million for the kids at Saint Jude, and Letitia James has such vitriol and hatred with the last name Trump she decided to investigate …

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Case Against Man Who Touched Giuliani To Be Dropped

CNN reports: The case against the man accused of slapping Rudy Giuliani on the back in a Staten Island supermarket has been adjourned “in contemplation of dismissal,” and is expected to be dismissed in six months, according to a source with knowledge of the case. Daniel Gill, a ShopRite employee, was charged with assault with intent to cause physical injury, …

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Appeals Court: DOJ Can Resume Using Docs In Probe

CNBC reports: A federal appeals court on Wednesday said the Justice Department can resume using classified documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate in its criminal investigation. The Justice Department had appealed a ruling this month by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, a Trump appointee, that temporarily barred it from reviewing and using the seized materials for investigative …

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Trump: I Can Declassify Just By “Thinking About It”

The Huffington Post reports: Donald Trump just made one of the broadest claims of presidential power yet, telling Fox News host Sean Hannity he had the ability to declassify government documents with his mind. “There doesn’t have to be a process, as I understand it,” he told Hannity. “You’re the president of the United States. You can declassify just by …

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Reuters: Lindell Being Investigated For Identity Theft

Reuters reports: Mike Lindell, the My Pillow Inc chief executive and ally to former President Donald Trump, is under U.S. federal investigation for identity theft and for conspiring to damage a protected computer connected to a suspected voting equipment security breach in Colorado. The new details about the focus of the investigation were confirmed on Wednesday after Lindell’s attorneys uploaded …

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Trump Melts Down Over “Racist” New York AG’s Lawsuit

Rolling Stone reports: Trump responded to a new lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday by calling James a “racist” and alleging the lawsuit was a “witch hunt.” “I never thought this case would be brought — until I saw her really bad poll numbers,” Trump wrote on Truth Social, “She is a fraud who campaigned …

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11 GOP AGs Side With Trump On Mar-A-Lago Search

Florida Playbook reports: Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody [photo], who has been endorsed for a second term by Donald Trump, is now jumping into the legal battle over the materials seized by the FBI from the former president’s Mar-a-Lago estate. Moody — a Republican, former prosecutor and judge and the state’s top legal officer — on Tuesday joined with 10 …

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Special Master: Prove Those Docs Were Declassified

The Washington Post reports: For weeks, former president Donald Trump has benefited from the orders of a judge who has proved conspicuously incurious about his public claims that he declassified the documents labeled confidential, secret or top-secret seized from his residence at Mar-a-Lago last month. That appears to be coming to an end. And now Trump’s lawyers have lots of …

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