Tag: Aide

Mar 13

Trump aide abruptly fired – then hired by Trump’s 2020 team

The removal came after reports that the longtime aide John McEntee had trouble gaining necessary security clearance A longtime personal aide to Donald Trump was abruptly fired and escorted from the White House Monday afternoon, only to be hired immediately by Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign, according to multiple media reports and a campaign statement. Aide …

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Mar 06

Watch Former Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Start to Realize on Live TV That Mueller Could Have Him Arrested

Click here for reuse options! "He can send me to jail, and then I'll laugh about it." Former aide to President Donald Trump Sam Nunberg is refusing to turn over crucial evidence subpoenaed in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 campaign — and at first, he didn't seem to realize just how serious …

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Mar 05

Former Campaign Aide Admits Trump May Have Colluded with Russia

Sam Nunberg lets it rip in a bizarre new interview. After forwarding a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller to the Washington Post, former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg gave MSNBC a freewheeling interview that included his belief that his onetime boss may be guilty of collusion with the Russians. After admitting to host Katy Tur that he’d …

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Mar 01

Hope Hicks: the political novice who rose to be Trump’s closest aide

The 29-year-old former model’s meteoric rise pitched her into the maelstrom of Trumpworld before her abrupt departure In the hyper-speed world of Donald Trump’s political career, Hope Hicks showed unusual staying power, lasting longer with the president, and staying closer to him, than anyone else lacking physical participation in his bloodline. Related: Hope Hicks resigns …

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Feb 28

Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces trial in September

Special counsel Robert Mueller is dialing up the legal pressure on Manafort, who is not cooperating with investigators on Russia investigation Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to a new indictment brought against him in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election and will face trial …

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Feb 27

‘We got Bannoned’: Trump aide Hope Hicks frustrates House panel on Russia

Communications director refuses to answer some questions House intelligence committee is investigating Trump-Russian links A member of the House intelligence committee said “We got Bannoned” on Tuesday, after a closed-door interview with Hope Hicks, a key aide to Donald Trump, as part of the panel’s Russia investigation. Bloomberg reported that Denny Heck, a Washington Democrat, …

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Feb 27

Robert Mueller drops many charges against ex-Trump aide cooperating in Russia inquiry

Special counsel in Russia investigation drops almost two dozen fraud charges against former Paul Manafort associate Rick Gates Trump-Russia investigation: the key questions answered The special counsel investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin has dropped nearly two dozen criminal fraud charges against a key witness who has agreed to cooperate in …

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Feb 24

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty to conspiracy and lying

Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and making false statements to federal investigators. With new criminal charges filed against Paul Manafort and with Gates agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors, Manafort could agree to a plea bargain or possibly hold out for a presidential pardon from Trump. In October 2017, Gates and Manafort …

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Feb 20

Aide to Florida lawmaker fired after suggesting shooting survivors are actors

Benjamin Kelly, an aide to state representative Shawn Harrison, repeated a conspiracy theory often used after mass shootings An aide to a Florida lawmaker was fired after falsely suggesting that student survivors of the mass shooting in Parkland were “actors”, repeating a conspiracy theory that has been used to harass victims. Benjamin Kelly, an aide …

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Feb 16

Mueller Reportedly Convinced a Top Trump Campaign Aide to Cooperate with Investigation

Click here for reuse options! He could turn over damning evidence on others from the campaign. Rick Gates, a one-time top aide to the Trump campaign and business associate of Paul Manafort, is planning on pleading guilty and cooperating in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a new report from CNN. If the …

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