Politics When Donald Trump threw confidential papers in the toilet of the White House
A hot mic caught Rep. Matt Gaetz reassuring Roger Stone that the 'boss' would grant him clemency and he won't go to jail: report
Stone was found guilty of obstruction, making false statements, and witness tampering in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.In November, Summer Zervos, who had accused Trump of sexual assault following her appearance on "The Apprentice," dropped her lawsuit against him before he was forced to sit for a deposition. At around the same time, a New York state judge dismissed a lawsuit from Michael Cohen seeking to have the Trump Organization reimburse his legal fees for work he did on Trump's behalf.
Suspicious behavior: the American press is panicked on a funny practice of the former tenant of the White House. Donald Trump would have destroyed written notes, normally intended for the national archives, by throwing them ... in the toilet!, Monday, August 8, two photos of WC bowls where pieces of torn papers are placed, covered with writing in black ink. That of the former president, formally say the experts.
The atypical practice of Donald Trump was known to some collaborators in the White House, reveals the journalist of the "New York Times" Maggie Haberman. The photos are taken from his book "Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America", which will appear on October 4. Several sources of the White House confirm the authenticity of the shots.
Arizona GOP House Speaker Rusty Bowers says 'America's tired' of Trump: 'I'll never vote for him, but I won't have to'
Bowers' testimony for the January 6 committee prompted backlash from the Republican party. He's facing a Trump-backed candidate in a Senate primary."I'll never vote for him, but I won't have to. Because I think America's tired and there's some absolutely forceful, qualified, morally defensible and upright people, and that's what I want. That's what I want in my party and that's what I want to see," Bowers told Jonathan Karl on ABC's "This Week.
"The fact that Mr. Trump was throwing documents in this way was not widely known within the West wing, but some assistants were aware of the habit, which he cultivated several times, ”explains Maggie Haberman in Axios."It was an extension of Trump's habit to tear documents supposed to be kept under the law on presidential archives. »A not so original practice for Trump
Video: Trump Sequisitée's residence: the former president 'decided to make it a political matter' (France 24)
The former president immediately denied the facts. His spokesperson Taylor Budowich, told Axios: "You must be desperate enough to insert images of toilet bowl into your promotional plan".
Trump baselessly bashed Obama for transferring records from the White House to Chicago. Here's why Obama was allowed while Trump is under scrutiny by the FBI.
As his time in the White House came to a close, Barack Obama transferred records from the White House for his presidential library in Chicago.Now, the former president and his allies are clinging to completely unrelated claims about President Barack Obama.
Donald Trump, who has always made a cross on political conventions, used to overcome the procedures for the conservation of the files.quotes in particular this time when the former president asked if someone wanted to put a copy of a speech that he had just delivered at auction on eBay. A former senior official also said that an assistant from the office of the staff secretary generally came to withdraw objects from the Trump office trash when he left the room.
The former head of state would even have cheated a sensitive document to prevent him from becoming a public, had unveiled his former assistant, Omarosa Maginault Newman, to the American channel MSNBC last February.A search to Mar-A-Lago
more, Donald Trump allowed himself to go with a few files under his arm when he left the Oval Office. On February 7, 15 boxes of documents, again intended for the National Archives, were recovered from the billionaire's residence in Mar-A-Lago.
Trump allies insist FBI raid, potential Espionage Act investigation only strengthen his standing in a 2024 Republican presidential primary
One Republican strategist claimed that the investigation "makes him pretty much unbeatable in a primary."On Friday, a federal judge unsealed a search warrant and receipt of goods that shows the Department of Justice seized top secret documents from Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and that he could be charged with obstructing an investigation and violating the Espionage Act.
A behavior that falls under the US law, recalls. Article 2071 Title 18 of the American Code stipulates that anyone who "conceals, deletes, mutiles, erases or destroys voluntarily and illegally" of the files or documents submitted in a public office may be condemned to a fine or a prison sentence that can Go up to three years.
Monday,, announced the latter. This operation could be linked to the theft of documents by the ex-president.
New York Times skewers Jared Kushner's White House memoir: 'Reading this book reminded me of watching a cat lick a dog's eye goo' .
"Kushner looks like a mannequin, and he writes like one," the NYT's book critic wrote in a scathing review of Kushner's forthcoming memoir.Kushner's book, "Breaking History," is slated for release on August 23. Insider has not independently obtained a copy.