AP: Judge asks US to defend secrecy of Trump associate’s history

AP: Judge asks US to defend secrecy of Trump associate’s history

JEFF HORWITZ Associated Press March 21, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has asked the Obama administration to shield from public disclosure court records related to the once-secret criminal history of a former Donald Trump business partner. CLICK IMAGE for link to story.  In an unusual order prompted by an unsealing request from The Associated Press, U.S. […]

CNN WIRE: Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions arranges meeting between Donald Trump, influential Republicans including Carter Page, tied to Gazprom, Russia’s state-owned gas company

CNN WIRE: Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions arranges meeting between Donald Trump, influential Republicans including Carter Page, tied to Gazprom, Russia’s state-owned gas company

March 21st, 2016 WASHINGTON (CNN) — Donald Trump on Monday finally named several members of his team of foreign policy advisers in a meeting with The Washington Post’s editorial board, also laying out a global posture starkly at odds with longstanding U.S. policy. The names he provided for his advisory team ended weeks of questions […]

Bloomberg: Trump’s New Russia Adviser Has Deep Ties to Kremlin’s Gazprom

Bloomberg: Trump’s New Russia Adviser Has Deep Ties to Kremlin’s Gazprom

By Zachary Mider March 30, 2016 at 5:00:03 AM PDT A globe-trotting American investment banker who’s built a career on deals with Russia and its state-run gas company, Carter Page says his business has suffered directly from the U.S. economic sanctions imposed after Russia’s escalating involvement in the Ukraine. When Donald Trump named him last week as one of his foreign-policy […]

NYT: Russian Fund Under Scrutiny for Loan to Company Linked to Kremlin

NYT: Russian Fund Under Scrutiny for Loan to Company Linked to Kremlin

By ANDREW E. KRAMER JAN. 22, 2016  MOSCOW — When a new government-backed investment fund opened five years ago, Moscow wanted to send a simple message: Russia was ready to take the politics out of business. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to story @ NYT.com Authorities signed up a high-powered board of international advisers to oversee its activities, a […]

NYMag: From the vault. How the Chinese rescued Donald Trump

NYMag: From the vault. How the Chinese rescued Donald Trump

By Peter Lance: On May 4th, 2016 after winning the GOP Indiana primary, home state of his future veep pic, Donald Trump became the presumptive nominee. Much of his campaign rhetoric centered on his purported business acumen that would help “Make America Great Again.” I’d been a working reporter in NYC during the 80’s when […]

ABC News: Memory Lapse? Trump Seeks Distance From ‘Advisor’ With Past Ties to Mafia

ABC News: Memory Lapse? Trump Seeks Distance From ‘Advisor’ With Past Ties to Mafia

By MATTHEW MOSK BRIAN ROSS Dec 10, 2015, 7:30 AM ET Though he touts his outstanding memory, when Donald Trump was asked under oath about his dealings with a twice-convicted Russian émigré who served prison time and had documented mafia connections, the real estate mogul was at a loss. Even though the man, Felix Sater, had played a role […]

AP: Donald Trump picked stock fraud felon as senior adviser

AP: Donald Trump picked stock fraud felon as senior adviser

By Jeff Horwitz – Associated Press – Friday, December 4, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump tapped a man to be a senior business adviser to his real-estate empire even after the man’s past involvement in a major mafia-linked stock fraud scheme had become publicly known, according to Associated Press interviews and a review of court records. CLICK […]

Five Senators could determine the fate of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and affect life as you know it for decades. If you’ve never emailed a senator to speak your mind, now is the time

Five Senators could determine the fate of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and affect life as you know it for decades. If you’ve never emailed a senator to speak your mind, now is the time

By Peter Lance September 20th, 2018 No matter where you stand, there’s little doubt that if Brett Kavanaugh ascends to The High Court, conservatives will have a 5/4 majority and the law governing issues like reproductive rights, voting rights and the limits of Presidential power could shift radically. These are the direct email addresses of […]