Trump's Deep Swamp
then More deep Swamp
Feb 17, 2020
How Do You Get from the Trailer Park to a White House Job? Give Money to Trump’s Spiritual Adviser. – Mother Jones
Paula White urges her followers to pay her instead of their bills.
Feb 13, 2020
Trump contradicts past denials, admits sending Giuliani to Ukraine - CNNPolitics
Emboldened after his impeachment acquittal, President Donald Trump now openly admits to sending his attorney Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine to find damaging information about his political opponents, even though he strongly denied it during the impeachment inquiry.
Feb 11, 2020
Barr takes control of legal matters of interest to Trump, including Stone sentencing
When Attorney General William Barr intervened in Roger Stone's case, it wasn't the first time senior political appointees reached into a case involving an ex-Trump aide, officials say.
Public Citizen on Twitter
“A coal lobbyist runs the EPA A pharma exec runs HHS An oil lobbyist runs the DOI A Raytheon lobbyist runs DOD A Verizon lawyer runs FCC A Goldman Sachs exec runs Treasury A private equity kingpin runs Commerce A billionaire Amway heiress runs DoED "dRaiN tHE sWaMp" https://t.co/t7F2sO9cU5”
Feb 09, 2020
Don Winslow on Twitter
“Meet Attorney General Bill Barr's daughter Mary Barr Daly. Barr arranged for his daughter, a lawyer, to get a top job at Treasury working directly with Treasury Sec Steven Mnuchin on the *same day* he became AG. Her job: Protect Trump's taxes and provide Biden dirt to GOP.”
Feb 07, 2020
Report: Secret Service has spent nearly $500,000 at Trump properties - Vox
Trump doesn’t have a leg to stand on when it comes to "corruption." Secret Service records prove it.
Feb 04, 2020
Fact-checking President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address - The Washington Post
Here's a roundup of 31 dubious claims made by the president during his speech.
Feb 03, 2020
Public Citizen on Twitter
“As Jared Kushner oversaw U.S. policy on Israel, his real estate firm received a $30 million investment from one of Israel's largest financial institutions. Is that the real estate expertise he's referring to? https://t.co/obeQrNPibX”
Jan 29, 2020
Trump’s border wall blew over in the wind — and landed on the Mexican side – Raw Story
President Donald Trump’s much-hyped border wall suffered an embarrassing setback when newly installed panels in his fence blew over in the wind — and landed on the Mexican side of the border. “Mexicali police have confirmed with News 11 that a portion of the new border wall fell on the Mexico side of the border, […]
Trump allies are handing out cash to black voters - POLITICO
Organizers have begun holding events in black communities where they lavish praise on the president while handing out thousands of dollars in giveaways.
Jan 21, 2020
Ivanka Trump’s Brand Received Five Trademarks From China This Month | Fortune
The trademarks raise concerns, as the U.S. is negotiating trade with China and Ivanka Trump could return to her brand after the White House.
Jan 20, 2020
How Trump fused his business empire to the presidency - POLITICO
As Trump kicks off his fourth year as president with an impeachment trial tied to his actions involving Ukraine, critics say the president has yet to face accountability for blatant conflicts of interest tied to his private businesses.
Jan 17, 2020
Big banks saved billions thanks to the Trump tax cuts - Axios
Banks are using it largely to buy back stock and pad their balance sheets.
Oct 15, 2019
Update: We Found a “Staggering” 281 Lobbyists Who’ve Worked in the Trump Administration — ProPublica
That’s one lobbyist for every 14 political appointees, and four times more than Obama had appointed six years into office.
Jun 15, 2018
Complex With New Trump Golf Club Will Get Chinese Help - The New York Times
The president’s partner in Dubai has tapped a company controlled by the government in Beijing to help build a project featuring an 18-hole course designed by Tiger Woods.