Tag Archives: Trump lies

Dems Float Perjury Charges For Gordon Sondland

Politico reports: Some Democrats have begun to raise the specter that Gordon Sondland, a Republican donor who is Trump’s representative to the European Union, perjured himself during his closed-door testimony to impeachment investigators earlier this month. Sondland was careful to say in his opening statement that he did not “recall” certain incidents, rather than stating categorically that they never happened. …

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Latest Trump 2020 Swag Rips Off Disney Movie Poster

Newsweek reports: The Trump 2020 campaign is hawking a “Stop the Witch-Hunt” poster parodying the 1993 film Hocus Pocus just before Halloween. The Trump Make America Great Again Committee, the fundraising wing of his reelection campaign, is offering a t-shirt and “fine art, limited edition” poster commemorating the “Greatest Witch Hunt” in United States history this week. Just ahead of …

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Trump Attacks WH Security Official As “Never Trumper”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump launched a sustained online offensive Tuesday morning after details emerged of damaging congressional testimony by a senior White House official — retweeting numerous messages by Republican lawmakers attacking the latest developments in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. The flurry of activity on the president’s social media feed came hours before Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National …

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Junior To Cultists: Trigger Libs By Buying Them My Book

The Hill reports: Donald Trump Jr. has launched a new website where fans can go to send a copy of his new book, “Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us,” to Democratic leaders and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) in an effort to drum up interest while “having some fun and doing some trolling.” In a …

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Ukraine Complained Of Giuliani’s Pressure Back In May

NBC News reports: The White House was alerted as early as mid-May — earlier than previously known — that a budding pressure campaign by Rudy Giuliani and one of President Donald Trump’s ambassadors was rattling the new Ukrainian president. Alarm bells went off at the National Security Council when the White House’s top Europe official was told that Giuliani was …

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Trump Lied About ISIS Leader’s “Whimpering” Death

The New York Times reports: In describing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday, President Trump used dramatic, even cinematic language to portray the daring American commando raid that brought down the Islamic State leader who, the president said, died “screaming, crying and whimpering.” Mr. Trump described the video footage he watched from the White House Situation Room as …

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Trump Staged ISIS Raid Photo, Was Actually Golfing

Newsweek reports: The chief official White House photographer for former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama suggested the Trump administration staged Saturday’s stern-faced Situation Room picture in the wake of a U.S. military raid that resulted in the death of a major ISIS figurehead. Pete Souza, the former director of the White House Photography Office, called the timestamp of the …

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Company Tied To Trump’s Brother Gets $33M Contract

The Washington Post reports: A company in which President Trump’s brother has a financial stake received a $33 million contract from the U.S. Marshals Service earlier this year, an award that has drawn protests from two other bidders, one of which has filed a complaint alleging possible favoritism in the bidding process. The lucrative government contract, to provide security for …

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Trump: Killing Al-Baghdadi Is Bigger Than Bin Laden

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says the U.S. military raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a bigger deal than the 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden during the Obama administration. Trump is detailing the operation during an announcement at the White House. The president acknowledges that the death of bin Laden was significant, …

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Conway: When I Threaten Somebody, You’ll Know It

The Washington Post reports: Kellyanne Conway doesn’t want reporters to say that she threatened the Washington Examiner reporter whom she threatened. “So, listen, if you’re going to cover my personal life, if you’re going to cover my personal life, then we’re welcome to do the same around here,” said Conway in a phone call recorded by the Washington Examiner’s Caitlin …

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Acting DHS Secretary To Defy House Subpoena

CBS News reports: Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says he will not testify in front of Congress next week even after the House Homeland Security Committee issued a subpoena for his appearance. The outgoing Trump administration official wrote in a letter to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the chair of the panel, saying he was “disappointed” and “extremely surprised” to …

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Feds Blow Door Off Safe In Giuliani Henchmen Probe

CNN reports: Federal prosecutors in New York have subpoenaed the brother of one of the recently indicted associates of Rudy Giuliani as they escalate their investigation in the campaign-finance case. The subpoena to Steven Fruman is the latest indication of prosecutors’ actions since the rushed arrest two weeks ago of his brother, Igor Fruman, and another defendant, Lev Parnas, at …

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Whistleblower’s Lawyers: His/Her Identity Isn’t Relevant

From their op-ed in the Washington Post: Our client’s whistleblower complaint about President Trump’s efforts to solicit interference from Ukraine in the 2020 U.S. election was publicly released a month ago, and since then, speculation about the whistleblower’s identity has only increased. As each allegation in the complaint is substantiated by new witnesses, the president and his supporters remain fanatically …

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Trump: I’m My Own Impeachment Team [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday dismissed the need for a bolstered team to defend him against House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. “Here’s the thing. I don’t have teams. Everyone’s talking about teams. I’m the team. I did nothing wrong,” Trump told reporters outside the White House before leaving for an event in South Carolina. “I will say this: If …

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Politico: Investigation Into Giuliani Is “Snowballing”

Politico reports: Rudy Giuliani’s problems keep piling up. His responsibilities are shrinking as Donald Trump’s TV-friendly personal attorney. His efforts to dig up dirt on the president’s political opponents have landed his highest-profile client in a congressional impeachment investigation. And two of his foreign-born business associates are headed to trial on charges that are part of a broader effort by …

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“Anonymous” Book To Feature Private Trump Convos

Axios reports: The anonymous “senior Trump administration official” who will release a tell-all book, “A Warning,” next month was a frequent participant in meetings with President Trump and plans to recount specific conversations, sources tell me. The author, who has been silent since last year’s mysterious New York Times op-ed, has access to extensive, internal notes that will be revealed …

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DOJ Opens Criminal Probe Into Russia Investigation

The New York Times reports: For more than two years, President Trump has repeatedly attacked the Russia investigation, portraying it as a hoax and illegal even months after the special counsel closed it. Now, Mr. Trump’s own Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into how it all began. Justice Department officials have shifted an administrative review of the Russia …

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When Arrested Giuliani’s Henchmen Were On Their Way To Set Up Hannity Interview With Ukraine Prosecutor

CNN reports: Two weeks ago when they were arrested, Parnas and Fruman were preparing to fly to Vienna, Austria, to meet Giuliani and another key figure in the impeachment investigation, Ukraine’s former prosecutor general Viktor Shokin, according to four sources familiar with their trip. Shokin is the same Ukrainian official who former Vice President Joe Biden — along with other …

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Pompeo: “Insane” To Question US Credibility Abroad As We’re Now “Much More Respected” Than Before Trump

The Wichita Eagle reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo aggressively defended President Donald Trump on Thursday against criticism that his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria would inflict lasting damage on America’s credibility with its allies. In an interview with The Wichita Eagle and The Kansas City Star, Pompeo said that Trump is good for his word and …

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WH To Order Federal Agencies To Drop NYT & WaPo

Axios reports: The White House plans to order all federal agencies not to renew their subscriptions to the New York Times and the Washington Post, two papers that President Trump has repeatedly attacked for their critical coverage of his administration, the Wall Street Journal reports. The White House said on Tuesday that it would cancel its own subscriptions to the …

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