Tag Archives: Trump lies

Yale Survey: 75% Of CEOs Have Apologized For Trump’s “Diplomacy” To Their International Business Partners

Just out from the Yale School Of Management: Seventy-six percent of leaders from business, academia, and government feel that President Trump is not effectively leading U.S. national security, and 75% often find themselves apologizing to international business partners regarding the president’s diplomatic messages. This is according to a survey of attendees at the 94th CEO Summit, hosted by the Yale …

Read More »

Trump Accuses Big Tech Of Bias Towards Dems After Senate Learns Russia Used Them To Attack Mueller

The Independent reports: Months after President Donald Trump took office, Russia‘s disinformation teams trained their sites on a new target: special counsel Robert Mueller III. Having worked to help get Mr Trump into the White House, they now worked to neutralise the biggest threat to his staying there. The Russian operatives unloaded on Mr Mueller through fake accounts on Facebook, …

Read More »

Roger Stone Admits To Lying On Infowars, Will Settle Defamation Suit By Publishing Apologies In Newspapers

NBC News reports: Former presidential adviser and longtime Republican operative Roger Stone admitted in federal court papers filed Monday that he has spread false information online. In the settlement, which was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, Stone retracted the information and apologized to Guo Wengui, an outspoken critic of the Chinese government also known as Miles Kwok. A …

Read More »

Giuliani: I Can Produce 20 Witnesses To Prove Trump’s Adultery Payoffs Weren’t Meant To Sway Election Result

Politico reports: Rudy Giuliani claimed Sunday he could “produce 20 witnesses“ to testify that hush money payments to women ahead of the 2016 election were intended to protect then-candidate Trump’s family — not purely to influence the outcome of the race. “I can produce an enormous number of witnesses,” the former New York mayor told journalist George Stephanopoulos during an …

Read More »

Trump Rants About FBI And “Rat” Michael Cohen

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump raged on Twitter Sunday morning over his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen and treatment by the FBI in a range of probes into his activities before and during his White House tenure. Trump attacked his former fixer, calling him a “rat,” and said the FBI raiding the one-time Trump Organization attorney’s office “was absolutely …

Read More »

WaPo Poll: 70% Don’t Believe Trump’s Nonstop Lies

The Washington Post reports: For months, President Trump has claimed that U.S. Steel has announced plans to build more than six new plants. Throughout the midterm election, he repeatedly said that Democrats had signed onto an “open borders” bill. And he has long charged that millions of fraudulent votes were cast in the 2016 election. None of these claims is …

Read More »

Giuliani Tells Fox News: Trump Will Sit For An Interview With Robert Mueller “Over My Dead Body” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, on Sunday dismissed the possibility that Trump will sit for an interview with the special counsel, saying it would only happen “over my dead body.” “Over my dead body. But you know, I could be dead,” Giuliani said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday” when asked if Trump would take part …

Read More »

Justice Department Seeks To Block Emoluments Lawsuit

CNN reports: Previously, the DC and Maryland lawsuit alleging the President had received illegal gifts through the Trump International Hotel was moving to its discovery phase, with the state attorneys general sending out several subpoenas, including to the Trump Organization. A federal judge had allowed the lawsuit against Trump’s businesses to move forward from the states, though the judge had …

Read More »

Questions Arise Over Cancer Fundraiser By Corsi

The right wing Daily Caller reports: Jerome Corsi, the right-wing author ensnared in the special counsel’s probe, raised tens of thousands of dollars on his website and web show over the summer for an Alaskan man who claimed he needed experimental cancer surgery from an Israeli physician. To help raise the funds, Corsi touted Dr. Eliat Mendelsohn, claiming the oncologist …

Read More »

Michael Cohen: I Hope I’m Remembered In History As Helping To Bring This Country Back Together [VIDEO]

“One of the hopes that I have out of the punishment that I’ve received, as well as the cooperation that I have given, I will be remembered in history as helping to bring this country back together. It’s never good to be on the wrong side of the president of the United States of America. But somehow or another, this …

Read More »

George Conway: Trump Lies About Virtually Everything

Newsweek reports: On Thursday evening, Kellyanne Conway defended President Donald Trump over accusations of lying, criticizing CNN’s Chris Cuomo during a heated on-air debate. Trump has come under fire for denying he directed Cohen to make payments to Daniels—legal name Stephanie Clifford—and Karen McDougal during his presidential campaign. Her remarks are in stark contrast to the views of her husband, …

Read More »

Prosecutors Probe Trump Inauguration Committee For Giving Access Or Policy Concessions To Major Donors

The Wall Street Journal reports: Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating whether President Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee misspent some of the record $107 million it raised from donations, people familiar with the matter said. The criminal probe by the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office, which is in its early stages, also is examining whether some of the committee’s top donors gave …

Read More »

Trump Claims Tariffs Are Paid By Exporters: China Is “Paying 25% Interest On Everything They Send To Us”

Axios reports: President Trump, who has deemed himself “a Tariff Man” and made tariffs a centerpiece of his presidential agenda, incorrectly explained how they work during an interview with Fox News’ Harris Faulkner. “We have placed tremendous tariffs on China. When China sends things into America now, they’re paying 25% interest on everything they send in.” Reality check: Tariffs are …

Read More »

Trump Claims Cohen Pleaded Guilty To Keep His Wife And “Rich Father-In-Law” Out Of Legal Trouble [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: Trump joined Fox host Harris Faulkner for an interview Thursday afternoon in no small part to defend himself against the accusation that he was implicated in a crime when his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced for campaign finance violations. One of the things he threw out there was the idea that Cohen pleaded guilty to keep …

Read More »

Report: Trump Is Privately Fretting About Impeachment

NBC News reports: Despite President Donald Trump’s public declaration that he isn’t concerned about impeachment, he has told people close to him in recent days that he is alarmed by the prospect, according to multiple sources. Trump’s fear about the possibility has escalated as the consequences of federal investigations involving his associates and Democratic control of the House sink in, …

Read More »

Trump: I “Never Directed” Cohen To Break The Law

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday said he “never directed” Michael Cohen, his former lawyer who was sentenced on multiple charges a day earlier, “to break the law.” In a follow-up tweet, Trump said without providing evidence that campaign finance lawyers have told him that he “did nothing wrong with respect to campaign finance laws, if they even …

Read More »

BREAKING: Michael Cohen Sentenced To Three Years

CNBC reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that include ones which put Trump into legal peril. “I take full responsibility for each act that I pled guilty to — The personal ones to me and those involving the president of the United States …

Read More »

Sarah Sanders: I Hope I’m Remembered As Honest

I literally laughed out loud at this. Scared the cat. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Tuesday that she hopes to be remembered as being “transparent and honest” when her tenure in the role comes to an end. Sanders’ remarks came while speaking at Politico’s “Women Rule” event on Tuesday with reporter Eliana Johnson about what she …

Read More »

Glorious Leader Repeats Stupid Lie About Obama

PolitiFact reported on this stupid lie two years ago: $150 billion in exchange for nada does sound like a pretty terrible deal — but is that actually what was agreed upon? According to all the experts we talked with, Trump’s claim is inaccurate. “The best I can say is that he got the name of the country right. Almost nothing …

Read More »

Manafort’s Plea Deal Breach Hearing Set For Jan. 25th

USA Today reports: A federal judge set a tentative hearing for Jan. 25 to hear disputes about whether Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, breached his plea agreement by lying to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team. But the hearing might not be needed. Defense lawyers said they need more time to evaluate five subject areas of allegations that …

Read More »