HuffPost: Putin Pal For Secretary of State!

HuffPost: Putin Pal For Secretary of State!

Paige Lavender  Senior Politics Editor, The Huffington Post  President-elect Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday morning he’s chosen Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state. Trump tweeted Monday that he would make an official announcement about his choice for secretary of state Tuesday morning. The Associated Press and The New York Times report Tillerson is Trump’s pick. Trump met with Tillerson in […]

McConnell rejects special panel for Russia election allegations

McConnell rejects special panel for Russia election allegations

TheHill.com BY ALEXANDER BOLTON – 12/12/16 10:18 AM EST Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the Senate Intelligence Committee should investigate recent CIA findings that the Russian government tried to influence the U.S. presidential election. Calling the allegations of Russian meddling “disturbing,” McConnell said Monday the intelligence panel should take the lead, dismissing calls by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and […]

A new website as a resource for enterprise journalists covering the Trump presidency – investigatingtrump.com

A new website as a resource for enterprise journalists covering the Trump presidency – investigatingtrump.com

By Peter Lance December 15th, 2016 The prospect of the impending Trump administration presents the media with challenges, unknown since the Nixon presidency. Apart from his questionable appointments like Gen. Michael Flynn Sr. as National Security Advisor; a man whose son was fired December 6th from the transition team after he’d pushed the fake news “Pizzagate” story […]

slate: Trump’s Server Revisited

slate: Trump’s Server Revisited

By Franklin Foer November 2nd, 2016 On Monday, I published a reported piece that raised questions about a server owned by the Trump Organization. The server appeared to be unusually configured, and to communicate almost exclusively with two servers registered to Alfa Bank in Moscow. The piece followed a group of computer scientists who had stumbled […]

NYT: Emails in Anthony Weiner Inquiry Jolt Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

NYT: Emails in Anthony Weiner Inquiry Jolt Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

By ADAM GOLDMAN and ALAN RAPPEPORT OCT. 28, 2016  WASHINGTON — The presidential campaign was rocked on Friday after federal law enforcement officials said that emails pertinent to the closed investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server were discovered on a computer belonging to Anthony D. Weiner, the estranged husband of a top Clinton aide. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for link to […]

Trump’s refusal to release tax returns has cost Veteran’s charities millions

Trump’s refusal to release tax returns has cost Veteran’s charities millions

By Peter Lance October 19th, 2016. Peter James Kieran, a decorated Marine Special Ops veteran who served in Afghanistan, now studying at Columbia University, came up with an extraordinary campaign to fund 1o veterans’ non-profits by shaming Donald Trump into releasing his tax returns. Utilizing crowd pac.com the campaign generated pledges of $6,252.10 by the start of tonight’s third presidential debate. […]

The Art of The Truth: Trump’s biographer Tony Schwartz sets the record straight on the GOP nominee he calls “a black hole.”

The Art of The Truth: Trump’s biographer Tony Schwartz sets the record straight on the GOP nominee he calls “a black hole.”

By Peter Lance July 21st, 2016. I’ve known Tony Schwartz  for more than 30 years. A former editor/reporter for The New York Times, Newsweek, New York Magazine and Esquire, he’s authored a number of distinguished business books and written or co-authored authoritative pieces for The Harvard Business Review. He’s also been haunted for decades over […]

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 […]

Dept. of the Treasury: FinCEN Fines Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort $10 Million for Significant and Long Standing Anti-Money Laundering Violations

Dept. of the Treasury: FinCEN Fines Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort $10 Million for Significant and Long Standing Anti-Money Laundering Violations

Immediate Release March 06, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today imposed a $10 million civil money penalty against Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort (Trump Taj Mahal), for willful and repeated violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). In addition to the civil money penalty, the casino is required to conduct periodic […]