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 […]
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 […]
By Eli Watkins, CNN March 21st, 2017 Washington (CNN) Ivanka Trump will work out of an office in the West Wing and get a security clearance, a White House official told CNN Monday. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to story & video. Wash Post: As Ivanka Trump’s WH Roles Expands, Her Company is Sued For Unfair […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rachel Maddow describes the reporting published in The New Yorker about a Donald Trump business deal that raises a lot of red flags about potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Duration: 22:59 CLICK IMAGE for link to video.
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.
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 […]
By BARRY MEIER and MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN FEBRUARY 23, 2017 Donald Trump Jr. struck a pose in this 2010 photograph befitting a serious young businessman on the rise. CLICK IMAGE for link to story. When it was taken at the Trump SoHo hotel in New York, Mr. Trump was 32 years old and playing a growing role inside the […]
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 […]