NYT: Icahn Raises Ethics Flags With Dual Roles as Investor and Trump Adviser

NYT: Icahn Raises Ethics Flags With Dual Roles as Investor and Trump Adviser

By ERIC LIPTON MARCH 26, 2017 WASHINGTON — Since Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor, was named by President Trump as a special adviser on regulatory matters, he has been busy working behind the scenes to try to revamp an obscure Environmental Protection Agency rule that governs the way corn-based ethanol is mixed into gasoline nationwide. CLICK IMAGE […]

WSJ: Ex-CIA Director: Mike Flynn and Turkish Officials Discussed Removal of Erdogan Foe From U.S.

WSJ: Ex-CIA Director: Mike Flynn and Turkish Officials Discussed Removal of Erdogan Foe From U.S.

James Woolsey says he attended a September meeting where other participants, including then-Trump adviser Mike Flynn, talked of moving Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey without going through U.S. extradition process. By JAMES V. GRIMALDI, DION NISSENBAUM  MARGARET COKER March 25, 2017  Retired Army Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, while serving as an adviser to the Trump campaign, met with top Turkish government […]

WP: Trump adviser Flynn paid by multiple Russia-related entities, new records show

WP: Trump adviser Flynn paid by multiple Russia-related entities, new records show

By Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger March 16  Michael Flynn, who was forced to resign as national security adviser amid controversy over his contacts with Russia’s ambassador, collected nearly $68,000 in fees and expenses from Russia-related entities in 2015, a higher amount than was previously known, according to newly released documents. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE […]

NBC News: Wine Bar Sues Donald Trump for Unfair Competition Over D.C. Hotel

NBC News: Wine Bar Sues Donald Trump for Unfair Competition Over D.C. Hotel

by RICH GARDELLA  and TRACY CONNOR MAR 9 2017 A Washington restaurant filed an unfair competition lawsuit Thursday against President Donald Trump and the company that runs his D.C. hotel, claiming he’s siphoning away customers who hope to “curry favor” with his administration. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for link to story. Cork Wine Bar, a well-reviewed eatery about 1.5 […]

Trump reverses pledge to mandate U.S. steel for Keystone Pipeline. A direct beneficiary is a Russian oligarch with close ties to Vladimir Putin

Trump reverses pledge to mandate U.S. steel for Keystone Pipeline. A direct beneficiary is a Russian oligarch with close ties to Vladimir Putin

By Peter Lance investigatingtrump.com & The Huffington Post. March 5th, 2017. After green lighting the continuation of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline in an executive order January 24th, President Trump declared as recently as last week that the pipeline had to use American made steel “or we’re not building one.” But on Friday, Trump spokeswoman Sarah […]

Rachel Maddow: New Commerce Secretary at nexus of lucrative Trump Russian deal. Choices like Wilbur Ross, Paul Manafort & Rex Tillerson not so odd from a Russian Perspective. WH denials raise new questions.

Rachel Maddow: New Commerce Secretary at nexus of lucrative Trump Russian deal. Choices like Wilbur Ross, Paul Manafort & Rex Tillerson not so odd from a Russian Perspective. WH denials raise new questions.

THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 2/27/17 New Commerce Secretary at nexus of lucrative Trump Russian deal: With a line that runs through newly confirmed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Rachel Maddow connects the dots between a billionaire Russian oligarch and a Donald Trump deal worth tens of millions of dollars. Duration: 21:44 CLICK IMAGES for direct link to videos:    White […]

NYT: Trump’s Dual Roles Collide With Openings in Dubai and Vancouver

NYT: Trump’s Dual Roles Collide With Openings in Dubai and Vancouver

By BEN HUBBARD, ERIC LIPTON, DAN LEVIN and RICHARD C. PADDOCK FEB. 18, 2017 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The well-heeled guests strolled up red carpeted steps and through lines of smiling young women to reach the newest outpost in President Trump’s international business empire. At the Saturday night opening of the clubhouse of the Trump International Golf Club, Dubai, guests […]

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