The evidence is piling up that Elliott Broidy, the recently resigned vice chair of the Republican National Committee’s fundraising committee and Trump’s campaign fundraising committee, was engaging in all manner of corruption to turn is ties to Trump into big money for his business interests. The New York Times has new documents that reveal his attempt to do so with the prime minster of Malaysia. (more…) Read more

Donald Trump went golfing at one of his resorts on Saturday, which I ordinarily would not care one bit about. It’s an incredibly stressful job and I certainly hope every president has a hobby that helps them relax and reduces their burdens. But Trump made a HUGE deal out of Obama golfing and now golfs more than twice as often as Obama ever did. And if he’s going to set that standard, I’ll gladly hold him to it. (more…) Read more

The real story regarding Elliott Broidy, the vice-chair of the RNC fundraising committee and chair of the Trump campaign fundraising committee who just resigned, is not the $1.5 million payout to a mistress he got pregnant, it’s how he tried to broker is relationship with Trump into millions of dollars in deals with foreign entities seeking favors from the administration. (more…) Read more

Rudy Giuliani is apparently the last big name lawyer in America willing to represent Donald Trump, almost certainly due to his love of being on television. And immediately upon joining Trump’s legal team, he made the patently ridiculous claim that he’ll have all this Mueller business wrapped up in a week or two. (more…) Read more

Jeff Sessions, long one of the most unprincipled little weasels in all of Washington, DC, appears to have discovered that he’s a vertebrate, telling the White House that if Trump fires Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, he will resign his position as Attorney General as well. I’m not sure whether that makes it more or less likely that Trump will fire Rosenstein. (more…) Read more

I’ve been meaning to write something like this and CNN’s Chris Cuomo did it for me. In a discussion about Sean Hannity’s status as an unofficial advisor to Trump, Cuomo correctly notes that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski played much the same role before suddenly turning on him later. (more…) Read more

After the FBI raid on his offices and home, Michael Cohen is going to face major pressure to flip on Trump and become a cooperating witness in exchange for a plea deal. Trump is worried about him doing so and those close to him are warning him to be prepared for it. A former longtime lawyer for him, Jay Goldberg, told the Wall Street Journal what he told Trump a few days ago: (more…) Read more

Talking Points Memo has been doing some digging and they’ve found something very interesting. Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was practically raised with ties to the Russian mafia. In fact, the biggest Russian organized crime family in the country operated out of his uncle’s business, in which Cohen himself had a stake. (more…) Read more

Remember a couple weeks ago when the AP reported that the Kushner company had, while Jared was president, repeatedly filed paperwork falsely claiming that they had no tenants in their buildings in rent-controlled units? A federal grand jury has now subpoenaed them on the matter. (more…) Read more

Some of the parents of children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have filed a defamation suit against conspiracy nut Alex Jones for claiming that it was all staged and that they and their children were “crisis actors.” He responded in the calm, thoughtful manner we’ve come to expect from him. (more…) Read more

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