Michael Cohen: 'I believe Trump does go to jail'

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, knows the Trump crime family better than almost anyone. And, needless to say, he’s no longer impressed. After discussing his unlikely friendship with Rosie O’Donnell, who visited him in prison, Cohen told MSNBC’s Ari Melber he believes either Trump or a member of his family will eventually go…

The Atlantic: In private, Trump says all evangelical preachers are 'hustlers'

It doesn’t take preternatural insight to see Donald Trump isn’t a religious guy. “Two Corinthians” was a big tip-off, as is the fact that he’s the apotheosis of the Seven Deadly Sins — greed, sloth, envy, pride, daughter lust, fried-chicken-skin hoovering, and looking like an irregular, overfertilized squash. (I think that’s the list. I haven’t been…

Reporter asks press sec: If it's safe to go back to school, why couldn't Manafort stay in prison?

Because he’s the angel of death, Donald Trump is pressuring schools to reopen in the face of the glowing Skeletor skull that is coronavirus. Just yesterday, Betsy DeVos, the administration’s education something-something, told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson that the administration is “very seriously” looking at withholding federal funds from schools that refuse to reopen.  And Trump,…

The Michael Cohen book is coming out before election day (and Trump is scared shiftless)

Trump’s ex-lawyer has not been shiftless while hiding his light under a gray-bar bushel.   Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has spent his time behind bars writing a potentially explosive tell-all book about life with the president, reports say. Three people familiar with the project told The Daily Beast that Cohen – who is being released early from prison…

Trump appears to be guilty of yet another (financial) crime

Yes, I do realize that pointing out one more Donald Trump crime-’n’-lie is like posting a notification on Twitter every time you have to go to the bathroom. I mean, it’s just a given, right? But for what it’s worth, yeah, Trump appears to have skirted the law once again. I’ll let HuffPost White House correspondent S.V. Dáte take this one: x…

On the subject of “crime-infested”

people might well be interested in reading a Twitter thread by one @Zeddy on Trump Tower, starting with this tweet: x On the subject of #CrimeInfested. A thread. Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, owned and lived in a condo on 43rd floor of Trump Tower. Currently in prison for money-laundering, bank fraud, tax fraud,…

So this unequivocal Trump denial sure didn't age well

Granted, “Donald Trump lies” is breaking news in the same way that “Drunk Packers fan still confused about Higgs boson*” is breaking news, but this particular lie is pretty memorable (or should be, anyway) and egregious: x NEW: Pres. Trump tells reporters he did not know about $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels before the 2016 election….

Alex Acosta's job is safe…Tick-tock-tick-tock

I wrote in an article yesterday about his pathetic one man dog-and-pony show that I had gone on an Official Acosta Resignation (or Termination) Watch. Nothing in the resulting fallout has made me change my mind, but I’ve fine tuned it a little bit. If there’s one thing that a broken down reality show retread like…

AOC: Trump is 'such a small, mediocre person'

Hoo-boy. Cue the McRib sauce spittle and/or barking-mad tweetering. In a recent interview with The New Yorker, the GOP’s bête noire du jour, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, called out Donald Trump in a big way. Boom! Ocasio-Cortez says that she has tried to keep her focus partly by avoiding watching Trump on television: “He relies and thrives on…

The Great Trump “Unraveling” Begins.

Hey, what smells in here? Stick a pin in this week. In years to come, when we look back on the sad and sordid history of the Trump Presidency, this will be the week when we realize that the whole damn thing started to come apart at the seams. And to realize that Glorious Tweeter…

Hannity's brown-nosing of Trump may win him a congressional subpoena

Sean Hannity long ago ceded his soul to Donald Trump in exchange for access and an eternity spent as Satan’s go-to ass loofah. But now it looks like his pusillanimity may actually cause him trouble in this earthly realm. In an interview with DJT last night, Hannity was eager to prostrate himself further, and so…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 110)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1262. It was reported that US farm exports dropped $1.9bn as a direct…

Donald Trump Jr. retweets a tweet saying Cohen had no reason to lie

Didn’t Michael Cohen just say Trump thinks his son has the worst judgment in the world? Guess he’s right. So yesterday, Junior retweeted this: x Incredible to see all the hubris drained from Cohen. I've been personally screamed at by Cohen on the phone before and know how much bravado he once had. This is…