Forensic News Roundup

Forensic News Roundup: The filibuster returns

January 25, 2021 8:32 am By

The facts come out Former President Trump allegedly conspired with a Justice Department official to fire then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen in order to force Georgia state lawmakers to overturn its presidential election results. The plan, developed earlier this month, involved sending a letter to Georgia officials, falsely saying that the […]

Forensic News Roundup: Last-minute loyalists and rushed executions

January 20, 2021 9:36 am By

Legal dangers ahead The Manhattan district attorney’s office interviewed Michael Cohen for numerous hours on Thursday, focusing on Trump’s business dealings and relationship with Deutsche Bank. This is the second time that Cohen met with DA Vance’s prosecutors, who are looking to the Trump Organization for possible tax, bank, and insurance fraud, […]

Forensic News Roundup: Trump team’s smear campaign fizzles out

October 26, 2020 9:31 am By

Trump’s hit job fizzles Emails and photos purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden were circulating in Ukraine last year at the same time that Rudy Giuliani was in the country searching for dirt on Joe Biden. Two people said they were approached with Hunter’s alleged emails, first in May 2019 and second in September […]

Forensic News Roundup: The 2016 playbook returns

October 20, 2020 9:12 am By

October surprise Trump and allies are pushing an unverified and highly suspicious narrative to smear Joe Biden by trying to tie him to his son Hunter Biden’s work in Ukraine. Last week, the New York Post published emails and photos allegedly from a laptop belonging to Hunter – but without […]

Forensic News Roundup: Unverified Russian intel spread by Fox News

October 15, 2020 6:32 am By

Fox News: Russian laundromat The Trump administration has been using conservative outlets like Fox News to launder unverified Russian intelligence intended to denigrate Democratic officials and candidates. In the latest instance last week, DNI John Ratcliffe declassified handwritten notes from 2016 by then-CIA Director John Brennan stating that he had briefed […]

Forensic News Roundup: Subversion of the election

September 28, 2020 9:49 am By

Trump’s plan to stay in power Last week, Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the election. “Well, we’re going to have to see what happens…You know that I’ve been complaining very strongly about the ballots and the ballots are a disaster. Get rid […]

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