Tag Archives: Trump lies

Michael Cohen: How Come I’m The One That’s Going To Prison, I’m Not The One That Slept With The Porn Star

“You are going to find me guilty of campaign finance, with McDougal or Stormy, and give me three years — really? And how come I’m the only one? I didn’t work for the campaign. I worked for him. And how come I’m the one that’s going to prison? I’m not the one that slept with the porn star. He was …

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WaPo: Trump Has Lied 10,111 Times In 828 Days

The Washington Post reports: It took President Trump 601 days to top 5,000 false and misleading claims in The Fact Checker’s database, an average of eight claims a day. But on April 26, just 226 days later, the president crossed the 10,000 mark — an average of nearly 23 claims a day in this seven-month period, which included the many …

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Conway: Trump’s “Very Fine People” Comment After Charlottesville Was “Darn Near Perfection” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: On Friday, Trump defended his remarks in the wake of Charlottesville, saying he “answered perfectly” when saying there were “very fine people on both sides.” “If you look at what I said, you will see that that question was answered perfectly,” Trump said. “And I was talking about people that went because they felt very strongly about …

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Lindsey Graham: I Don’t Care If Trump Told McGahn To Fire Mueller Because McGahn Didn’t Follow Through

CBS News reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that he doesn’t care if President Trump told former White House counsel Don McGahn to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. “I don’t care what they talked about. He didn’t do anything. The point is the president did not impede Mueller from doing his investigation,” …

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Bolton Confirms US Pledged To Pay Ransom To North Korea (Trump Has Called Ransom Report “Fake News”)

Axios reports: National security adviser John Bolton confirmed on “Fox News Sunday” that a Trump administration official signed a document pledging to pay North Korea a $2 million hospital bill to release Otto Warmbier, but that no money was ultimately transferred. President Trump called the Washington Post story that first reported the hospital bill “fake news,” though the report notably …

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Journalist Sam Donaldson: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Should Get A Lifetime Achievement Oscar For Lying

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with almost every press secretary beginning with Pierre Salinger of John F. Kennedy’s administration. And except for Ron Ziegler who lied for Richard Nixon I’ve never seen anything like this with Sarah Sanders. There’s a difference. Ziegler lied about one thing, the question of whether the president of the United States was covering up …

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Trump: “I Am So Young, I Am A Young Vibrant Man”

CBS News reports: President Trump hit on a range of issues Friday morning before leaving to address the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis. Mr. Trump claimed he’s a student of history and that’s why he never would have ordered former White House counsel Don McGahn. That claim contradicts the Mueller report. But Mr. Trump is also known for frequently getting …

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Attorney General Bill Barr To Testify On Mueller Report Before House And Senate Judiciary Panels Next Week

Axios reports: Attorney General Bill Barr will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 1 and House Judiciary Committee on May 2 to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, both panels have confirmed. Democrats have accused Barr, the nation’s top law enforcement official, of playing defense for President Trump by spinning …

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NRA TV Host Cites Fake Twitter Account, Claims Bernie Sanders Tweeted “Who Cares About A Few Terrorists?”

Media Matters reports: The National Rifle Association’s media operation NRATV aired a tweet sent by an obviously fake Bernie Sanders account, with NRATV host Grant Stinchfield falsely claiming that Sanders asked on Twitter, “Who cares about a few terrorists?” Stinchfield represented that Sanders actually sent the tweet, saying, “It may be one of Bernie Sanders’ responses to Cher that is …

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Trump Claims Media Is Lying About Mueller Report

Here’s what the Mueller report actually says: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a redacted version of which was released to the public Thursday morning, revealed President Trump ordered White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Mueller in 2017. McGahn refused to do so and threatened to resign instead, telling an associate the president had asked him to do “crazy shit.” …

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Deutsche Bank Begins Handing Over Trump’s Financials

CNN reports: Deutsche Bank has begun the process of providing financial records to New York state’s attorney general in response to a subpoena for documents related to loans made to President Donald Trump and his business, according to a person familiar with the production. Last month, the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James issued subpoenas for records tied …

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Trump: “We’re Fighting All The Subpoenas” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will challenge “all the subpoenas” sent his way by congressional Democrats, escalating partisan tension that has reached a new height since the publication of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Trump said Democrats’ ramped-up investigatory efforts — which just this week have included fights over subpoenas of the president’s financial records …

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Trump Cheers After Jared Kushner Shrugs Off Russian Election Interference As “A Couple Of Facebook Ads”

CNN reports: Senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner suggested Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation was more harmful to the US than Russian meddling in the 2016 election. “You look at what Russia did, you know, buying some Facebook ads to try and sow dissent and do it, it’s a terrible thing,” Kushner said in an interview at Time 100 …

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Trump Rages Against Media In Morning Tweetstorm

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump spent early Tuesday morning tweeting his grievances against the media. He targeted The New York Times, referring to the outlet as the enemy of the people and saying the publication will “have to get down on their knees [and] beg for forgiveness” from him, inaccurately claiming the paper apologized to him in 2016 for …

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Trump: You Can’t Impeach Me Because I’m Innocent

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday pushed back on the prospect of Democrats launching impeachment proceedings against him, asserting that he did not commit a crime to reach the threshold of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” It marked the second time in as many days Trump has aimed to diffuse discussion of impeachment as Democrats weigh whether to undertake such …

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Trump Mocks Democrats For Mulling Impeachment

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump seems to think that impeachment is out of the question because he is a Republican and it is the Democrats who committed the crimes. It is unclear what exactly prompted his tweet, but impeachment has been a topic widely talked about on cable news this weekend as some Democrats renew their call for impeachment. In …

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Giuliani Blasts Romney: There’s Nothing Wrong With Trump Taking Campaign Help From Russians [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that there was “nothing wrong” with a campaign accepting help from Russia. “There’s nothing wrong with taking information from Russians,” Giuliani told CNN host Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” “It depends on where it came from,” he added. “You’re assuming that the giving of information is a campaign …

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Conway Denies Trump Quote In Mueller Report [VIDEO]

“I have never heard him one time say this is the end of my candidacy, this is the end of my presidency. I have never heard him utter those words and we have been in pretty impossible, tough situations together. That is not the way he speaks. He has weathered some pretty impossible situations that would have broken another man …

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Your Daily Trump Rant About Fake News And Haters

Raw Story reports: President Trump renewed his attacks on the press on Saturday, accusing the media of “doing everything possible” to stir up anger” following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The president also sought to reaffirm his claims that Mueller’s report cleared him of collusion and obstruction, once again declaring Mueller’s investigation “the greatest Witch Hunt in …

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Colbert: Innocent People Don’t React With “I’m Fucked”

Yahoo News reports: Late night host Stephen Colbert knocked President Trump on Thursday by noting that “innocent people don’t react” by saying “I’m f—ed” when they hear they’re under investigation. Trump said those words after Robert Mueller’s appointment to special counsel according to Mueller’s redacted report released by the Department of Justice on Thursday. “That’s actually what I said at …

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