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Posts Tagged ‘ Campaigns ’

Manafort Worked For Russian Billionaire To ‘Benefit Putin Government’

22/03/2017

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to “greatly benefit the Putin government,” according to documents obtained by the Associated Press. The new report directly contradicts the Trump administration and Manafort, who have both alleged that the former campaign operative never worked on behalf of Russian interests. In...
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Comey, Rogers Debunk Trump’s Wiretap Claims

20/03/2017

FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers said on Monday that there is no evidence to support President Donald Trump’s allegations that he was wiretapped by former President Barack Obama. “I have no information that supports those tweets, and we have worked carefully inside the FBI,” Comey said, adding...
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GOP Leader: ‘No Evidence’ Trump Was Wiretapped

15/03/2017

In a Wednesday press conference, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) said officials “don’t have any evidence” that the Obama administration ordered wiretapping of Donald Trump while he was running for president. “Are you going to take the tweets literally?” he asked. “If you are, then clearly the president is wrong.” However, Nunes...
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Spicer: Trump Didn’t Mean Wiretapping When He Tweeted About Wiretapping

13/03/2017

The White House on Monday walked back key point of President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated allegation that President Barack Obama wiretapped his phones in Trump Tower during the 2016 election. Namely, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump wasn’t referring to wiretapping when he tweeted about wiretapping. “I think there’s no question that the...
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Kellyane Conway: Microwaves Turn Into Cameras To Spy On Us [VIDEO]

13/03/2017

Kellyanne Conway, a senior counselor to President Donald Trump, doubled down Sunday night on claims that President Obama had wiretapped and spied on Trump in the run-up to the 2016 election. As usual, Conway’s comments, which were made in an interview at her home in Alpine, New Jersey, were not supported by any evidence....
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Report: FBI Probes Trump Organization, Russian Bank Ties

10/03/2017

The FBI’s counterintelligence team is still looking into the potential ties between a Russian bank and the Trump Organization—despite a wide public dismissal of the possible connection several months ago, CNN reports. The same team that is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 election is conducting the inquiry on the Trump company and...
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FBI Director Reportedly Asked DOJ To Refute Trump Wiretapping Claim

06/03/2017

After President Trump used Twitter over the weekend to accuse former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his phones, FBI Director James Comey asked the Justice Department to publicly reject his claims, senior U.S. officials told The New York Times on Sunday. Comey made the request on Saturday, saying the allegation is baseless and must...
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Former DNI James Clapper Denies Trump Tower Wiretap [VIDEO]

06/03/2017

Former Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper denied President Trump’s allegation that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election. “If something like that happened, would this be something you would be aware of?” asked NBC News host Chuck Todd. “I would certainly hope so,” Clapper replied. “I can’t say...
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Pelosi: AG Sessions Should Resign After Lying Under Oath

02/03/2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday evening that he spoke with the Russian ambassador during Donald Trump’s campaign. In a statement released late Wednesday, Pelosi said Sessions is “not fit to serve as the top law-enforcement...
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Top GOPers Urge Sessions To Recuse Himself After Russia Revelations

02/03/2017

In a tweet Thursday morning, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to “recuse himself” from investigations of the Trump administration’s ties to Russia. Chaffetz also urged Sessions to “clarify his testimony” in light of recent reports that Sessions twice spoke to Sergey Kislyak, Russian ambassador to the...
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Tom Perez Chosen As New DNC Chair

26/02/2017

The Democratic National Committee met in Atlanta on Saturday and chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as the new DNC chair, an important step of self-definition for a party seeking new direction after its unexpected loss of the White House in November. Seven candidates were in contention for the position, but Perez, the preferred...
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Trump Block Free Press From WH: CNN, Buzzfeed, NYT, Politico & LA Times

24/02/2017

Several major news outlets found themselves blocked from attending a Friday White House press briefing with Sean Spicer, the Press Secretary, the latest sign of worsening relations between the Trump administration and the media attempting to cover it. The New York Times, CNN, the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and Politico were among...
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WH To FBI: Request To Knock Down Trump/Russia Stories

24/02/2017

Trump administration officials asked intelligence officials and members of Congress to help them downplay and speak out against news reports about the Trump campaign’s connections to Russian intelligence, according to a Washington Post report. These individuals reportedly called journalists attempting to “challenge” stories in the New York Times, CNN and elsewhere about top Trump...
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Intelligence Agencies To ‘Go Nuclear’ On Trump ‘Watch Him Die In Prison’

16/02/2017

U.S. national security officials are reportedly ready to “go nuclear” after President Donald Trump’s latest attack on the intelligence community. In a series of tweets on Tuesday and Wednesday, Trump insisted that the “real scandal” was not that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn lied about his contact with Russia. Instead, the president blasted...
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GOP Plans To Tear Down Obama’s Legacy As New 115th Congress Sworn In Today

03/01/2017

The 115th Congress begins Tuesday with Republicans, set to control the House, Senate, and presidency for the first time since 2006, planning to start dismantling many Obama-era financial and environmental regulations, and undo parts of Obama’s signature healthcare reform law. President Obama is meeting with fellow Democrats on Wednesday to discuss how to prevent...
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Trump Nears Fraud Settlement

18/11/2016

Despite earlier claims that he would refuse to settle the Trump University fraud case, President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly nearing a settlement. The New York Daily News reports that Trump is likely to pay between $20 million and $25 million to settle the issue before his inauguration. The agreement, which may be announced as...
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Trump To Discuss Possible Cabinet Post With Romney

18/11/2016

President-elect Donald Trump plans to meet with Mitt Romney to discuss a possible Cabinet post for the former Massachusetts governor. Romney, the Republican Party’s 2012 presidential nominee, criticized Trump harshly during this year’s campaign, calling the billionaire businessman a “phony” who was “playing the American people for suckers.” Trump now is considering nominating Romney...
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Jon Stewart To CBS: Thoughts on the Election [VIDEO]

17/11/2016

Stewart gives a post-election analysis to “CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose Wednesday and talks about his new book about the more than 16 years he spent at the Comedy Central program. “We just went through an election,” Rose said. “What?” Stewart joked, laughing. “Yes. Your reaction to this election? Surprise?” Rose asked. “In...
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Bernie Sanders to Trump: ‘We are going to hold you to account’ [VIDEO]

17/11/2016

Sanders to Trump: ‘We are going to hold you to account’ “We have a list of everything that you said. And we are going to hold you to account.” Bernie Sanders Discusses Upcoming Donald Trump Presidency 11/16/16Watch the full video below:
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Trump Surrogate Cites Internment Camps As Muslim Registry Precedent

17/11/2016

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, an anti-immigration hardliner and part of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, would like Trump to consider instituting a registry and tracking system for visitors to the U.S. from some Muslim countries. Carl Higbie, a former Navy SEAL and spokesman for a pro-Trump super PAC, argued Wednesday that such...
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Trump Ditches Press, Breaks Protocol For Steak Dinner in NYC [VIDEO]

16/11/2016

On Tuesday evening, Donald Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks told the reporters and photographers covering Trump at his Manhattan residence that the president-elect was staying in his apartment for the rest of the night — calling a “lid.” Less than two hours later, an unscheduled motorcade left Trump Tower, and the press pool did not...
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3 NBA Teams Won’t Stay at Trump Hotels

16/11/2016

At least three NBA teams will not be staying at hotels bearing President-elect Donald Trump’s name in New York and Chicago, according to an ESPN report. The Milwaukee Bucks, Memphis Grizzlies, and Dallas Mavericks are reportedly worried about the Trump association in particular. Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban was a prominent supporter of Hillary...
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Trump: I Didn’t Request Clearance for My Kids

16/11/2016

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he is not attempting to acquire “top level security clearance” for his children. “This was a typically false news story,” he wrote. Several reports over the last few days have claimed that Trump is seeking clearance for Eric, Ivanka, and Donald Trump Jr., who all plan to...
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Ben Carson Turns Down Trump Cabinet Role

15/11/2016

Ben Carson rejected a role in President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, The Hill reported on Tuesday morning. According to the retired neurosurgeon and former Republican primary candidate’s close friend and manager Armstrong Williams, “Dr. Carson was never offered a specific position , but everything was open to him.” Ultimately, Williams said, “Dr. Carson...
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Jon Stewart & Samantha Bee Knows Who To Blame For Trump Presidency

15/11/2016

Jon Stewart visited Samantha Bee’s Full Frontal as she confronted the blame being ascribed to the media for Donald Trump having won the White House. “Right now there’s a lot of blaming going on,” Bee noted, ticking off the blame-game going on since Election Day: Bernie Sanders supporter blaming Hillary Clinton, Hillary voters blaming...
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Bernie Sanders To Colbert: Now More Than Ever, It’s Our Revolution

15/11/2016

On last night Colbert’s show Bernie Sanders chat about of how optimistic he is of the country’s future, “Above and beyond incredible bigotry of the Trump campaign, what he did is he tapped into a lot of pain and anxiety and angst the American people are feeling, which is rarely reported in the media,...
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Rudy Giuliani Favorite For Secretary of State

15/11/2016

Rudy Giuliani is Donald Trump’s favored candidate to be secretary of State, according to an Associated Press report Monday. An official who spoke on condition of anonymity said there’s no competition for the position and Giuliani will not have to fight for it. It’s no secret that the former New York mayor was among...
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FBI Reports Rise In Hate Crimes After Election

15/11/2016

A report from the FBI has been released stating that hate crimes rose in 2015, but ones targeting Muslims increased by a worrisome 67 percent over 2014, to their highest number since 2001, when the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks sparked a rash of anti-Muslim violence and harassment. The total number of reported hate crimes...
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John Oliver: We Must Fight Trump, a ‘Klan-Backed Misogynist Internet Troll’

14/11/2016

Last night John Oliver broke down why we must ‘stay here and fight’ against President-elect Trump, who is ‘not normal.’ “It’s true! That happened!” he exclaimed. “It turns out, instead of showing our daughters that they could someday be president, America proved that no grandpa is too racist to become leader of the free...
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Trump Picks Reince Priebus As Chief Of Staff; Stephen Bannon As Chief Strategist

13/11/2016

President-elect Donald J. Trump on Sunday chose Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee and a loyal campaign adviser, to be his White House chief of staff, turning to a Washington insider whose friendship with the House speaker, Paul D. Ryan, could help secure early legislative victories. And Steve Bannon of Breitbart...
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