President Donald Trump’s campaign has sent a letter to TV news producers presenting its blacklist of Democratic politicians, and intelligence experts, who have spoken critically, on air, of the president. Related Robert Mueller's Wrapped Report Gooses Cable News Ratings Friday; Fox News Channel Leads Pack In the memo, with the subject line “Credibility of Certain Guests,” Team Trump recommended that, going forward, TV producers not do business with “Democrat leaders and others lying to the American people by vigorously and repeatedly claiming their was evidence of collusion” in on-air appearances. Memo was sent the day after Attorney General Bill Barr issued his four-page letter to Congress declaring Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not find Trump had hit the legal threshold for collusion. The letter also included Barr’s own decision to interpret Mueller’s report as having insufficient evidence to charge Trump with obstruction, while … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Campaign Blacklists His Critics In Memo To TV News Producers
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President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign released a video Sunday evening celebrating Attorney General Bill Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, blasting Democrats’ “reckless, false charges” against POTUS: Related Politicians, Hollywood React To Release Of Mueller Summary, Demand Release Of Full Report “Dems Hyped COLLUSION” the video blasted. “With no EVIDENCE” “Mueller proves them WRONG” Trump campaign’s instant video directs viewers to text “WITCHHUNT.” That’s followed by video of various Dem big-wigs having claimed collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia., including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Eric Swalwell, Rep. Jerry Nadler, and DNC chair Tom Perez. “The collusion HOAX!” the video concludes. Trump campaign’s instant video then directs viewers to text “WITCHHUNT.” Special counsel Robert … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Campaign Fundraises Off Attorney General’s Mueller Report Summary
estimated that Trump got $5 billion in earned media in that campaign, more than Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio combined. Netanyahu, facing a credible challenge on April 9 from Benny Gantz, the former military chief of staff who heads the new Blue and White party, is about to get a cascade of earned media thanks to Trump. Next week, two weeks before Israel holds elections, its prime minister gets not one but two days at the White House (usually, leader-to-leader visits can be wrapped up in a day) and a “first couples” dinner. On Wednesday, Netanyahu picked up face time and lavish praise from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was in Israel for a visit. Last month, Trump posted a Netanyahu campaign poster — a massive banner featuring Trump and Netanyahu shaking hands — on his Instagram account. Is this unusual? And why is Trump doing this? Here are some answers. It’s not unprecedented — but it is rare. President Bill Clinton … [Read more...] about Is Donald Trump campaigning for Netanyahu?
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 47 months for bank and tax fraud. His was the first trial sparked by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. The 69-year-old, who is awaiting sentencing for different charges next week, faced potentially spending the rest of his life in prison. US District Judge T.S. Ellis has handed down a 47-month sentence for the eight charges the veteran Republican political consultant was convicted of by a jury in Alexandria, Virginia last August. It doesn't follow federal sentencing guidelines cited by prosecutors that call for 19-1/2 to 24 years in prison He will be sentenced on March 13 in Washington, on two conspiracy charges to which he pleaded guilty last September. The maximum sentence for that charge is capped at 10 years. However US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson potentially could stack that on top of whatever prison time Ellis imposes in Virginia, rather than allowing the sentences … [Read more...] about Donald Trump campaign ex-chief Paul Manafort jailed for 47 months for fraud
Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota recently sparked a major controversy when she criticized U.S. support for Israel and used some rhetoric that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was quick to denounce as anti-Semitic. Pelosi demanded an immediate apology, and Omar asserted that she apologized “unequivocally.” Regardless, far-right Republicans have maintained that her apology wasn’t enough, including GOP strategist Jeff Ballabon—who described Omar as a “filthy, disgusting hater” during a March 4 appearance on the Fox Business Channel. Ballabon, an advisor for President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, told host Stuart Varney, “The problem is that her beliefs are deeply rooted in hatred and anti-Semitism. She is a hater. I’m going to say it: she is filth. She has no place in the Congress. She has no place on the Foreign Affairs Committee.”Although Pelosi was one of the first people to demand an apology from Omar, Ballabon insisted that … [Read more...] about Donald Trump campaign advisor calls Rep. Ilhan Omar a “hater” and “filth” over criticism of Israel