Tag Archives: Trump lies

Stone: I’ve Never Discussed A Pardon With Trump

The Hill reports: Former informal Trump adviser Roger Stone said late Friday following his indictment in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe that he has “never” discussed a possible presidential pardon with President Trump. “I have never had any discussion with him or communication with him regarding that. I have no idea what he might do,” Stone said on CNN’s “Cuomo …

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Indictment Details: Trump Campaign Communicated With Stone About Emails Stolen From DNC By Wikileaks

The Hill reports: Officials in President Trump’s 2016 campaign asked longtime Trump associate Roger Stone about future email releases by WikiLeaks ahead of the 2016 presidential election, special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has alleged. In an indictment unsealed Friday, federal prosecutors allege that Stone spoke with senior members of Trump’s campaign staff about WikiLeaks and that a campaign official was …

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Trump Says Grocery Store Owners Will Float Purchases For Federal Workers Because They Know Them [VIDEO]

“Local people know who they are when they go for groceries and everything else and I think what Wilbur (Ross) was probably trying to say it that they will work along. I know banks are working along if you have mortgages – the mortgagees – the folks collecting the interest and those things, I know they’re working along. And that’s …

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Manafort Filing: All My Lies Were Totally Unintentional

The Washington Post reports: Attorneys for Paul Manafort on Wednesday rebutted allegations the former Trump campaign chairman lied to investigators and broke his plea deal, saying any misstatements he gave to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election were unintentional. In a redacted version of a 10-page document filed under seal, Manafort’s …

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Michael Cohen Postpones Testimony Before Congress Due To Trump’s “Ongoing Threats Against My Family”

The Los Angeles Times reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, will postpone his hotly anticipated appearance before the House Oversight Committee because of “ongoing threats against his family” from President Trump, his spokesman said Wednesday. Cohen was scheduled to testify on Feb. 7. He’s been the target of repeated insults from Trump and his lawyer, former New …

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Junior Blames Cohen For Trump Tower Moscow Deal

Axios reports: Donald Trump Jr. placed the blame for a Trump Tower Moscow project solely on President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen in an interview on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle” Monday night, saying, “We don’t know anything about it.” Trump Jr.’s statement contradicts multiple facts that have already been made public about the Moscow project — mentioned publicly in …

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China Grants Ivanka Trump Five New Trademarks

The Associated Press reports: The Chinese government has granted Ivanka Trump’s company preliminary approval for another five trademarks this month, as her father’s administration pushes ahead on trade negotiations with China. Four trademarks, including child care centers, sunglasses and wedding dresses, were approved on Sunday. A fifth, covering brokerage, charitable fundraising and art valuation services, was approved on Jan.6, according …

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Rudy Giuliani Reverses Yet Again On Michael Cohen

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump did not speak with Michael Cohen before he testified falsely before Congress about plans to develop a skyscraper in Moscow during the 2016 campaign, Rudy Giuliani said Monday, backing off previous assertions that such talks may have taken place. The former New York mayor, who serves as Trump’s top lawyer in Robert …

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Giuliani Changes Timeline On Trump Tower Moscow Talks: Maybe They Continued To Election Day [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that conversations about a potential Trump Tower deal in Moscow — conversations involving then-candidate Trump — occurred “as far as October, November” of 2016. Giuliani’s timeline extends beyond what Cohen acknowledged in pleading guilty to lying to Congress about the deal: In that timeline, discussions about the …

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Giuliani Rants: Buzzfeed’s Report Is Categorically False And “Born Of Michael Cohen’s Malice And Desperation”

“Any suggestion — from any source — that the President counseled Michael Cohen to lie is categorically false. Michael Cohen is a convicted criminal and a liar. To quote the prosecutors, he has traded ‘on a pattern of lies and dishonesty over an extended period of time’ and for that ‘he is going to pay a very, very serious price.’ …

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Conway Doesn’t Deny Trump/Perjury Report [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Kellyanne Conway gave an interview to Fox Business on Friday, during which, she did not deny the report that President Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie before Congress about the timeline for his plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. “[Fox News reporter] Kevin Corke was characterizing Michael Cohen’s past testimony and also talking about some …

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White House Denies That Trump Outed Pelosi’s Plan To Fly Commercial To Afghanistan: That’s A “Flat Out Lie”

Fox News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office accused the Trump administration on Friday of leaking plans for a congressional delegation to fly commercial to Afghanistan after they were denied military aircraft, saying the related security risks have forced them to postpone the trip — in the latest escalation of the bitter feud over the partial government shutdown. A senior …

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Newt Gingrich Mocks Trump / Perjury Report: Buzzfeed Is Where You Go To Find Out About Martians [VIDEO]

“BuzzFeed is the equivalent of those tabloids you buy at the grocery store on the way out that introduce you to Martians and tell you the story of three stars who had anguished lives that you never knew about. To take BuzzFeed seriously is a sign of how desperate we are for news. Michael Cohen was interviewed for 70 hours. …

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Giuliani Shrugs Off Trump/Perjury Report: If You Believe Cohen I Can Get You A Deal On The Brooklyn Bridge

Newsweek reports: The president and his two of his children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., also received regular updates about the development which could have netted $300 million in profits, the BuzzFeed report states. But Trump’s current attorney, Giuliani, was dismissive of the claims made by the news outlet. After BuzzFeed claimed that Giuliani’s phone was switched off to avoid …

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REMINDER: Trump’s AG Nominee This Week Said That Suborning Perjury Qualifies As Obstruction [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: When Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) asked President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William P. Barr, earlier this week whether it would be a crime if “the president tried to coach somebody not to testify, or testify falsely,” Barr was unequivocal: “Yes,” the nominee told the Senate Judiciary Committee. “Under an obstruction statute, yes.” Now …

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Trump Campaign Money Beg: Pelosi Has “Illegitimately Disinvited” Me From My VERY Important SOTU Address

Talking Points Memo reports: The Trump campaign on Thursday issued a fundraising pitch centered on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) request to reschedule this year’s State of the Union speech until the government is reopened. President Trump claimed in a campaign email sent to supporters that Democrats “illegitimately ‘disinvited’ me from making my scheduled and VERY important State of the Union …

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Cohen: I Rigged Those Online Polls At Trump’s Direction

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls and elevate Cohen’s character to benefit Trump’s presidential campaign, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. In a statement to CNN Thursday, Cohen said his actions were “at the direction of and for the sole benefit …

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REPORT: “Worried” Giuliani Feels The Walls Closing In

Gabriel Sherman reports at Vanity Fair: The shutdown and related chaos has pushed Donald Trump’s approval rating to new lows, with even Rasmussen, his polling happy place, pegging him at 43 percent. But the White House believes this is only the beginning of his troubles. In recent days, according to a source briefed on the conversation, Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani …

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SURE JAN: White House Claims Bloody Bandage On Trump’s Hand Is From “Joking Around With Barron”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is often called thin-skinned. It’s usually not meant literally. But the back of Trump’s right hand was covered with an adhesive bandage during a Thursday trip to McAllen, Texas, with blood visibly seeping through the dressing. His hand was similarly bandaged again on Monday as he departed for a trip to New Orleans. Armchair medics …

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Trump Claims “Many Democrats” Are Calling Him To Say That They Agree With Government Shutdown [VIDEO]

Roll Call reports: President Trump on Monday said “a lot” of Democratic lawmakers are “calling and they are breaking” with their party over the government shutdown. He did not name names, however. “We have a very big crisis, a humanitarian crisis on the border. Everybody knows it. They know it and many of them are saying, ‘We agree with you.’ …

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