Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka now has an active warrant out for his arrest in Hungary for “firearm or ammunition abuse,” and had this active warrant pending while serving in the White House.
According to Hungarian outlet 444, the warrant was issued on September 17, 2016—before President Trump was elected and while Gorka was a adviser to him.
Notably, Gorka had a meeting with Hungary’s foreign minister in March 2017 with his active warrant. Gorka has a history of packing heat in public: in February 2016, he had a gun confiscated at Washington’s Reagan National Airport.
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The FBI is investigating whether a top Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Donald Trump win the presidency, two sources familiar with the matter have told McClatchy.
FBI counterintelligence investigators have focused on the activities of Alexander Torshin, the deputy governor of Russia’s central bank who is known for his close relationships with both Russian President Vladimir Putin and the NRA, the sources said.
It is illegal to use foreign money to influence federal elections.
It’s unclear how long the Torshin inquiry has been ongoing, but the news comes as Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s sweeping investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, including whether the Kremlin colluded with Trump’s campaign, has been heating up.
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- People are falling for a made-up story about President Donald Trump spending hours a day watching “the gorilla channel.”
- The fake story, which is formatted as an excerpt from a recent bombshell book on the Trump White House, is going viral on Twitter.
A tweet from the parody account @pixelatedboat with a fabricated excerpt that it claimed was from Michael Wolff’s bombshell new book on the Trump administration, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” went viral on Thursday night.
The excerpt says President Donald Trump often spends 17 hours a day watching a makeshift “gorilla channel” put together by his aides.
“On his first night in the White House, President Trump complained that the TV in his bedroom was broken, because it didn’t have ‘the gorilla channel,'” the excerpt began. “Trump seemed to be under the impression that a TV channel existed that screened nothing but gorilla-based content, 24 hours a day.
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- President Donald Trump gave up on his investigation into voter fraud, and pivoted to pushing voter identification legislation.
- Civil rights activists say that requiring voters to show identification disenfranchises minorities, the poor, and the elderly.
- Trump never proved any of his claims about widespread voter fraud.
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President Donald Trump has denied he is planning to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Tensions have been rising between the White House and Mr Mueller’s probe.
On Saturday a lawyer for Mr Trump’s presidential transition group said thousands of emails had been unlawfully obtained by Mr Mueller’s team.
Responding to questions over the legal row, Mr Trump said it was “not looking good” and his people were “very upset”.
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Regional peace and relations in jeopardy if mission is transferred from Tel Aviv, US told Read next Israeli soldier killed hours after strikes on Gaza Ultra Orthodox Jews in the Mount of Olives area of Jerusalem.
Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah have warned Donald Trump of the “dangerous” consequences of transferring the American embassy to Jerusalem after the US president informed the Palestinian and Jordanian leaders that he planned to move the mission. Nabil Abu Rdainah, a Palestinian spokesman, said in a statement that Mr Trump had notified Mr Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, that he intended to move the embassy from Tel Aviv in a phone call on Tuesday.
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