"The attack on the Capitol on Jan 6 was the culmination of a months-long disinformation campaign designed to allow Trump to remain in office," Whitehouse began. "Public reporting indicates that this campaign was organized and funded by dark-money organizations and powerful donors
"A well-organized network of conservative dark money groups—whose covert operations my Senate colleagues and I have tracked and reported on in other contexts —lent financial and strategic support to President Trump's efforts to overturn the election.
#Avaaz, a US-based non-profit activism organisation, petitioned #Scotland’s highest court after MSPs rejected calls to pursue an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) against the former US president’s Scottish firms.
"Its petition to the court stated that there are 'no reasonable grounds' to suspect that known sources of lawfully obtained income would have been sufficient to bankroll Mr Trump's acquisition of his Scottish properties."
One of those chief offenders is Tucker Carlson, who announced coronavirus “hasn’t been the disaster that we feared” and added this “short-term crisis may have passed…it looks like it may have” back in April.
From 2016 to 2018, the #UAE conspired, with #GeorgeNader and others, to make +$3.5 million in illegal campaign donations to garner influence
The campaign, ultimately overseen by UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, initially focused on providing contributions and gaining access
During the Trump administration, the #UAE’s covert influence operations continued as both the UAE and Saudi Arabia sought to turn the U.S. against their blockaded rival Qatar. The UAE sought to smear Doha’s reputation through it’s extraordinary legal influence operation
News reports and recently released internal DOJ emails reveal Trump and Meadows engaged in a public and private campaign to pressure federal and state government officials to use their authority to instigate frivolous investigations into voter fraud, file baseless lawsuits
Trump and Meadows also appear to have violated criminal provisions of the Hatch Act by illegally pressuring and attempting to coerce high-ranking DOJ officials to advance a partisan political agenda to affect the outcome of the election.
While multimillionaire well-vaccinated Fox "News" hosts continue to sow doubt about masks and COVID vaccines to jack up the billions in revenue the channel brings in every year for the Murdoch family, the CEO of a hospital chain in Missouri is begging them to tell the truth. #MOG
"The Delta variant is in the Ozarks," tweeted Steve Edwards, CEO of hospital chain Cox Health in Missouri.
“We have been interviewed by NPR, CBS News, MSNBC, AP, Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, NYTimes BUT NOT @FoxNews."
Not an easy battle. Fox News was the most watched cable-news network in the U.S. last year, and any attempt to squelch the outlet will be seen as an attack on free speech. No cable TV distributor has said they’re dropping the network.
contractually we generally do not have the ability to unilaterally edit content or remove channels from our lineup.”
No distributor has reached out to Fox about canceling, according to a person familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified.
Manhattan’s DA has convened the grand jury that is expected to decide whether to indict former president Donald Trump, other executives at his company or the business itself should prosecutors present the panel with criminal charges
The panel was convened recently and will sit three days a week for six months. It is likely to hear several matters — not just the Trump case — during the duration of its term, which is longer than a traditional New York state grand-jury assignment, these people said
The move indicates that DA Vance’s investigation of the former president and his business has reached an advanced stage after more than two years. It suggests, that Vance believes he has found evidence of a crime — if not by Trump, someone close to him or by his company
During her deposition, Ivanka was asked about Allen #Weisselberg, her father’s longtime colleague who she has known literally her entire life and who Melania Trump‘s former BFF/senior advisor says was deeply involved in the Presidential Inauguration Committee.
The “Gosh, I really don’t know him…” line is one Donald Trump frequently uses whenever he’s asked about a member from his inner circle after they’ve become ensnared in controversy–from Paul Manafort to Prince Andrew to Vladimir Putin.
Police intelligence documents show that Washington’s Trump Hotel RAISED ITS RATES “as a security tactic”, in the hope of deterring Trump-supporting #QAnon supporters from staying there in early March, on a day which some believed would see Trump restored to office.
The special counsel’s office relied heavily on his testimony to understand Trump’s efforts to obstruct the inquiry, to the point where the office began relaying essentially real-time requests for information to #McGahn about Trump’s actions
Episodes of obstruction
Two episodes in which #McGahn’s testimony featured prominently stood out in bright red: Trump’s demand that McGahn fire Mueller outright and, when that failed, his demand that McGahn create a false record to cover up the facts of that first meeting
If 41 Senators agree to block a bill, they can—even if the other 59 Senators support it. The procedure that has upended majority rule in the Senate is called the filibuster, and there are five reasons why it must go:
Prosecutors’ interest in any fringe benefits Trump provided to his employees is not limited to #Weisselberg.
The investigators, working for the Manhattan DA Vance, have also asked the #TrumpOrganization to turn over documents provided to other employees
The subpoena to Columbia Grammar, in addition to seeking information about the Weisselbergs, also referenced tuition payments for Mr. Trump’s teenage son, Barron, who attended the school until he finished the fifth grade.
No matter how often Trump supporters, fascist Republicans and right-wing media personalities claim the First amendment protects their and Trump’s nonstop lies about the election, there is Supreme Court PRECEDENT TO PUNISH THE FASCISTS severely for inciting violence.