NYT: Days Before Firing, Comey Asked for More Resources for Russia Inquiry

NYT: Days Before Firing, Comey Asked for More Resources for Russia Inquiry

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG and MATT APUZZO MAY 10, 2017 WASHINGTON — Days before he was fired, James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, asked the Justice Department for a significant increase in resources for the bureau’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the presidential election, according to three congressional officials who were briefed on his request. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to […]

NYT-AP: Jared Kushner’s Sister Woos China’s ‘Golden Visa’ Investors with Pitch on Proposed Development In Jersey City, New Jersey

NYT-AP: Jared Kushner’s Sister Woos China’s ‘Golden Visa’ Investors with Pitch on Proposed Development In Jersey City, New Jersey

Editors note: both stories on Nicole Meyer’s pitch to Chinese investors were published Sunday by The New York Tines. The AP story, the most recent of the two, appears first: By The Associated Press, May 7th, 2017 BEIJING — The sister of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has been in China courting individual investors […]

NYT: Bribe Cases, a Jared Kushner Partner and Potential Conflicts

NYT: Bribe Cases, a Jared Kushner Partner and Potential Conflicts

President Trump’s son-in-law, a top adviser, had help building a real estate empire from a member of one of Israel’s wealthiest families. By JESSE DRUCKER APRIL 26, 2017 It was the summer of 2012, and Jared Kushner was headed downtown. His family’s real estate firm, the Kushner Companies, would spend about $190 million over the next few months on […]

slate: State Department Removes Blog Post Promoting Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

slate: State Department Removes Blog Post Promoting Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

By Josh Voorhees APRIL 24 2017 Update: The ShareAmerica blog post touting Mar-a-Lago has been taken down from the State Department-run website. “The intention of the article was to inform the public about where the President has been hosting world leaders,” a short statement on the original page now reads. “We regret any misperception and have removed the post.” CLICK IMAGE […]

NBC News: State Department Posts on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Raise Ethics Concern

NBC News: State Department Posts on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Raise Ethics Concern

by TRACY CONNOR APR 24 2017 A glowing description of President Donald Trump’s Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago — calling it the “winter White House” — was posted on State Department websites, bringing criticism from ethics watchdogs and Democrats. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to NBC News video. CLICK HERE for direct link to story. The item, published […]

NY Daily News: Ivanka Trump received Chinese trademark approvals on day she dined with president of China

NY Daily News: Ivanka Trump received Chinese trademark approvals on day she dined with president of China

By JASON SILVERSTEIN  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 The Chinese government reportedly granted Ivanka Trump’s company new trademarks the same day this month she and her husband Jared Kushner met with the president of China. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to story. Ivanka Trump and Kushner dined with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife at Mar-a-Lago […]

NYT: Watchdog Group Expands Lawsuit Against Trump

NYT: Watchdog Group Expands Lawsuit Against Trump

By SHARON LaFRANIERE APRIL 18, 2017 WASHINGTON — A legal watchdog group is expanding a federal lawsuit filed earlier this year against President Trump, accusing him of violating the Constitution by continuing to own and profit from his far-flung business empire. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to NYT story The amended complaint, to be filed on Tuesday […]

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