Bloomberg May Target Trump Children to Counter Hunter Biden Investigations

“If the Republicans really want to make an issue out of Hunter Biden … there is going to be a scorched earth response aimed at all of the Trump children that is unlike anything they’ve experienced thus far in the media.”

— Bloomberg adviser Tim O’Brien hinted on MSNBC that Mike Bloomberg may take aim at President Trump’s family’s business dealings if Trump continues his allegations that Hunter Biden inappropriately made money in Ukraine while his father was vice president.

Trump Asks SCOTUS to ‘Shield’ His Financial Records

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“President Trump has asked the Supreme Court to shield his financial records from the Democratic-led House Oversight and Reform Committee,” The Hill reports. “The case marks the second time Trump has appealed to the high court to prevent the disclosure of financial documents and sets the stage for a potentially groundbreaking ruling on the extent of congressional oversight authority and presidential power.”

Trump’s ‘Defenders’ Are Actually His Accomplices

“It’s time to drop the posture that Trump’s defenders can be shamed into accepting what has been unearthed, or that they can be shamed into arguing from a baseline of shared democratic values, or into arguing over how to interpret a comprehensive set of shared facts. … Instead, let’s rhetorically treat Trump’s defenders as his criminal accomplices. Not just as ‘enablers’ of Trump’s corruption but as active participants in it.”

Greg Sargent

TRump Brother’s Company Awarded $33 Million Government Contract

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“A company in which President Trump’s brother has a financial stake received a $33 million contract from the U.S. Marshals Service earlier this year, an award that has drawn protests from two other bidders, one of which has filed a complaint alleging possible favoritism in the bidding process,” the Washington Post reports.

Rubin: Impeachment Should Focus on Trump’s Corruption

“The House should seriously consider shifting the focus from the Mueller report and Trump’s attempts to short circuit the Russia investigation to the overarching issue of this presidency: His unparalleled corruption. The Mueller report will come into play, but as an example of a particular form of corruption. This is easy to understand and undermines the entire premise of Trump’s outsider campaign by focusing on how he uses the presidency to enrich himself and serve his personal needs. … The enrichment schemes multiply and become more nauseating by the day.”

Jennifer Rubin