Trump and Giuliani Connections to Ukraine Corruption Go Back Years

KYIV, UkraineSuch is the swamp of corruption in Ukraine that Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani, in their many dealings with its businessmen, have been only one degree of separation from whats generally called the Russian Mob. Or maybe less. And thats not new. It goes back decades, to Trumps years as a real-estate developer and Giulianis campaigns for mayor of New York City. Now that Trump is president, with Giuliani acting as his lawyer and shadow envoy to Ukraine to try to dig up dirt on Democratic rivals past and presentan effort leading to alleged abuse of the presidents office and impeachment proceedings in the House of Representativesthose shady connections take on a whole new significance. One of the central …

Welcome to Trump’s Corrupt State the Mos Eisley cantina of world politics | Robert Reich

The administration and the Republican party are nests of lobbyists and con artists who make Greedo look like a saint Trump has been ramping up his Deep State rhetoric again. Hes back to blaming a cabal of bureaucrats, FBI and CIA agents, Democrats and enemies of the people in the mainstream media for conspiring to remove him from office, in order to allow the denizens of foreign Warren G Harding have as many grifters, crooks and cronies occupied high positions in Washington. Trump has installed harming his oil refinery investments. This week approved $78m in grants for her husbands home state, Kentucky, including a highway improvement project twice rejected in the past. Chao has even appointed a special liaison to …

Trumps the Luckiest Guy Alive. Impeach Him Now To Change That.

Finally, the famously quiet man, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, has spoken. At 11am Wednesday, before reporters at the Justice Department, he spoke tersely about his report, and walked away from questions. End of Act I. The recently released 448 pages, plus hundreds more of related supporting materials, that make up the Mueller Report are a first cut at the official record of these historic events. Partisan observers will take from the report what they brought to it proof of Donald Trumps high crimes and misdemeanors to his detractors, and no collusions, no obstructions in the eyes of his supporters. But there are facts, careful ones, not fake ones, that the report carefully lays out and documents, and they are important …