Tag Archives: Trump lies

Trump Makes Third Plea For SCOTUS To Hide Finances

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday asked the Supreme Court to temporarily halt subpoenas for his financial records sent to two banks by congressional Democrats, the latest in a string of court battles over the president’s personal financial dealings to make its way to the justices. A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Deutsche Bank and Capital One …

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Man Who Impeached Bill Clinton In Late December Attacks Dems For Ruining Xmas With Impeachment

Hypocrisy is their hallmark. Also cruelty. But also also hypocrisy: Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich called out House Democrats for trying to impeach President Donald Trump “on the eve of Christmas,” Friday, but on December 19 1998, when Gingrich was speaker, the House of Representatives impeached former President Bill Clinton. “Really, on the eve of Christmas it is …

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Schiff: Trump Doesn’t Give A Shit About What’s Good For America, He Only Cares About What Benefits Him

The Hill reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a prominent figure in the impeachment inquiry, has said that President Trump, “doesn’t give a shit about what’s good for our country.” Schiff, in an interview with The New Yorker, cited the impeachment testimony of diplomat David Holmes, who said he was told That Trump did not care about Ukraine …

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Trump Asks SCOTUS To Block Dems From His Financials

CNBC reports: Attorneys for President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court to hear arguments in a case over whether his longtime accounting firm will be required to turn over his financial records to Congress, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow said. The request, which was made in a filing known as a petition, comes after the top court late last month halted …

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Conway Rips “Childish” Justin Trudeau For Gossiping: He’s Just Jealous That Trump Can Command The Room

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Thursday called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s behavior in a viral video in which he was seen gossiping about President Trump “childish,” but downplayed any affect it might have on the relationship between the two countries. “I imagine the relationship will be the same, because at least President Trump is honest …

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Federal Court: Ex-Acting AG Must Release Financials

Politico reports: A federal judge has turned down the Justice Department’s bid to keep secret several financial disclosure forms ex-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker submitted before his filings were formally accepted by ethics officials. Acting on a Freedom of Information Act suit brought by BuzzFeed, U.S. District Court Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Wednesday that the draft financial disclosures are not …

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Giuliani Had Mystery Call With Federal Budget Office

NBC News reports: Who in the White House budget office called Rudy Giuliani on an August afternoon, and what did they have to talk about for 13 minutes? It’s unclear what legitimate purpose the president’s personal lawyer would have to speak at length with the White House Office of Management and Budget. But the revelation is likely to fuel arguments …

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Trump Lied At Least 21 Times At NATO Presser

CNN’s indefatigable Daniel Dale reports: President Donald Trump held official meetings with two foreign leaders and the head of NATO at the alliance summit in London on Tuesday — and turned the public portion of each of the three sessions into his own highly dishonest impromptu press conference. Trump treated NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, French President Emmanuel Macron and …

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Appeals Court Rules Dems Can Have Trump’s Financials

The Washington Post reports: A federal appeals court has sided with House Democrats seeking to obtain President Trump’s private financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, stating that “the public interest favors denial of a preliminary injunction.” The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit came in the ongoing legal battle Trump has waged over …

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Trump Attacks “Mini Mike Bloomberg” And NYT

There’s just no end to the infantile name-calling: President Trump on Monday ripped Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg and his eponymous news outlet hours after his campaign said it would not credential reporters from Bloomberg News at future events. “Mini Mike Bloomberg has instructed his third rate news organization not to investigate him or any Democrat, but to go after …

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Kellyanne Conway: I’ll Only Testify If Adam Schiff Does

Talking Points Memo reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says she will appear to testify on behalf of the White House as part of the House’s impeachment inquiry under one condition: House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) must do the same. Conway made the crack during a press gaggle with reporters inside the White House briefing room on Monday, …

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Trump Praises Senator For Lies About Ukraine President

ABC News reports: President Trump on Monday praised Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) for his appearance a day earlier on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” where anchor Chuck Todd questioned the senator for pushing the unsubstantiated claim that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election. Kennedy has been part of controversial interviews each of the past two Sundays after making claims about Ukraine’s …

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Trump Lies: Ukraine’s President Just Totally Cleared Me

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump today falsely claimed that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky completely cleared him over the scandal of his apparent quid pro quo. Zelensky did not say that in the interview he gave over the weekend. Zelensky spoke to multiple news outlets and objected to Trump’s withholding of aid to his country. As he spoke about Ukraine’s need …

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Google/YouTube Has Booted Over 300 Trump Ads

CBS News reports: In response to concerns raised after the 2016 election cycle, Google and YouTube, like Facebook, keep a searchable archive of political ads that have run on the site. 60 Minutes reviewed the archive to learn more about President Trump’s problematic political ads. We found that over 300 video ads were taken down by Google and YouTube, mostly …

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GOP Senator: Ukraine’s President “Worked For Hillary”

The Daily Beast reports: A week after claiming that he didn’t know whether Russia or Ukraine was responsible for hacking the DNC server during the 2016 election, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) left Meet the Press anchor Chuck Todd astounded when he accused the former president of Ukraine of working for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. “Russia was very aggressive and they’re much …

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Sanders: Impeachment Inquiry Is A “Complete Scam”

Fox News reports: Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Saturday she isn’t surprised by a recent poll that shows support for impeachment among independents has gone down by 14 percent. “We knew all along there was no scandal here,” Sanders told “Justice with Judge Jeanine” host Jeanine Pirro, regarding the Emerson University poll showing support among independents moving …

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Trump Lied About Cease-Fire Talks With Taliban

The Washington Post reports: Declaring that the U.S.-Taliban talks he abruptly canceled in September are back in motion, Trump said during a Thanksgiving Day visit to troops in Afghanistan that the Taliban “wants to make a deal. And we’re meeting with them, and we’re saying it has to be a cease-fire.” “They didn’t want to do a cease-fire, but now …

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Giuliani: “This Frame-Up Is Worse Than McCarthyism”

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani branded the impeachment inquiry worse than the McCarthyism of the 1950s and called it a “frame-up.” Giuliani is under scrutiny by federal prosecutors in part because of his activities in Ukraine. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has hit multiple Giuliani associates with subpoenas in recent weeks, The …

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Carlson: Let’s Just Agree That Trump Is A Racist Liar

“The crowd at the inauguration was not the largest ever measured on the national mall. It wasn’t. Why did the president claim otherwise? Because that’s who he is. Donald Trump is a salesman: A talker, a boaster, a compulsive self-promoter. At times, he’s a full blown BS artist. “Is lying really the reason the left despises Donald Trump? Or could …

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Trump Legal Strategy: Run Out The Clock Until Election

Axios reports: President Trump keeps losing in court, but his legal strategy is winning as he plays for time, The New York Times reports. Why it matters: Even as the Democrats take Trump to court over ignored subpoenas, he benefits by letting it all bleed out slowly. Voters won’t be learning new damaging facts about him before they hit the …

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