Trump has awarded next year’s G-7 to his Miami Doral resort. Common Cause says this compounds Trump’s Emoluments Clause violations.
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Insider reported Thursday that 8 Trump officials made revelations about how President Trump and and lawyer Rudy Giuliani “weaponized the State Department”.
Ukrainegate and Syrian pullout have raised widespread anger. However, there is yet to be strong Republican opposition to Trump’s actions.
Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible lobbying violations.
On the indictment of 2 Giuliani aides Thursday, part of the Ukrainegate, Common Cause V. P. decries troubling free flow of foreign money into US elections.
Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two Rudy Giuliani aides on the Ukraine investigation, have been arrested and charged with campaign finance fraud.
Trump insists he and his attorney general did nothing wrong by seeking damaging information about his domestic opponents from foreign countries.
More whistleblowers of potential Trump corruption come forward as a 2nd on Ukraine steps up and another’s complaint on Trump’s tax returns comes to light.
Jay Riestenberg makes a brief but highly informative run-down on the latest news on the ongoing impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump.
The Pentagon has said none of its officials was in July 25 call that allegedly conditioned Ukraine military aid upon Joe Biden investigation.