Category: Presidential Corruption

Trump’s hush money payments to influence the election are grounds for impeachment

President Trump has been directly implicated—by his own personal lawyer—in a criminal conspiracy to illegally influence the election. This justifies an impeachment investigation. Facts On August 21, 2018, President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to eight criminal charges. Two of those charges stem directly from criminal actions that he took at the direction
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Impeachment Inquiry Resolution Formally Introduced into House of Representatives

A resolution to authorize the House Judiciary Committee to launch an impeachment inquiry has been introduced into the House of Representatives by Representative Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, joined by Representative Al Green of Texas. The resolution is patterned on the February 1974 resolution that authorized an impeachment inquiry against President Richard Nixon. As we explained
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Free Speech For People Joins National Impeachment Summit

Earlier this week, Free Speech For People joined Need to Impeach for a critical two-day Impeachment Summit. The Summit featured a panel by Free Speech for People legal experts, a press conference, activist trainings, and an advocacy day. On Monday, our legal experts addressed over 250 activists from around the country on the 10 legal
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Trump Reportedly Ordered Michael Cohen to Lie to Congress

According to a bombshell new report by BuzzFeed News, President Trump personally ordered his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about Trump’s efforts to pursue a real estate deal in Moscow. As background, throughout the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump denied any efforts to pursue deals in Russia. In 2017, Michael Cohen testified to
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Inspector General: GSA Ignored Constitutional Problems with Trump Hotel Lease

The Office of Inspector General of the General Services Administration issued a scathing report on “Evaluation of GSA’s Management and Administration of the Old Post Office Building Lease.” As the Inspector General concludes, GSA lawyers essentially ignored a glaring constitutional problem with leasing this federally-owned building to the Trump Organization. As background, the GSA administers
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FSFP Amends Complaint in McDougal Case: Urges FEC to Seek Cohen Tapes

Amended FEC Complaint Alleges that President Donald J. Trump and Attorney Michael Cohen Broke Federal Campaign Finance Laws by Coordinating with American Media, Inc. on “Catch and Kill” Payment for Trump Adultery Story Free Speech For People, the First Government Watchdog Group to File a Complaint with the FEC Against American Media, Inc. and Trump
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Free Speech For People Calls for Release of Treasury Department Records on Trump Organization’s Payments

Did the Trump Organization Donate Profits from Foreign Government Patrons to the U.S. Treasury? FOIA Request Asks. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Free Speech For People submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to the Department of the Treasury, calling for the urgent release of communications, documents, and other records regarding payments made by the Trump Organization.
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Attend a Calpers Board Meeting

Can you help us urge CalPERS to divest from Trump SoHo? On Monday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 19, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System will hold its next Board meeting in Sacramento. We are urging our supporters to attend this meeting and to voice their concerns about CalPERS’ investment in the Trump SoHo Hotel
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