• Donald Trump Jul 6, 2020

    ‘The Swamp Is Alive': Lobbyists Tied to Trump Cash in on COVID-19

    Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump have helped their clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid

  • United States Jun 12, 2019

    Reps of 22 Foreign Governments Spent Money at Trump Properties

    Representatives of at least 22 foreign governments appear to have spent money at Trump Organization properties, an NBC News review has found, hinting at a significant foreign cash flow to the American president that critics say violates the U.S. Constitution. The extent and amount of foreign spending at Trump’s hotels, golf clubs and restaurants is not known, because the Trump...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Trump Organization: Hotel Profits From Foreign Governments Donated to Treasury

    A Trump Organization executive said Monday that the company has donated profits from foreign government patrons at its hotel properties to the U.S. Treasury, but he wouldn’t say how much. Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Counsel George Sorial said in a statement that the donation was made on Feb. 22 and includes profits from Jan. 20 through Dec. 31,...

  • Donald Trump Jan 16, 2018

    Watchdog: Foreign Groups Among Spenders at Trump Properties

    More than 60 groups, including foreign governments, political campaigns and business organizations, spent money at Trump-branded properties across the U.S. last year, according to a report Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves...

  • CEO Oct 5, 2017

    Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing

    A person dressed up as the iconic character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the famous Monopoly board game appeared Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the Equifax data breach with former CEO Richard Smith in Washington, CNBC reported. Before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing began, a young person put on a black top hat, bushy white mustache...

  • Donald Trump Apr 10, 2017

    Trump Jobs Demands Force Automakers Into Political Conflict

    President Donald Trump’s relentless push for more manufacturing jobs has forced the auto industry into a delicate dance of contradictions in order to keep him happy, tell the truth, and avoid alienating customers in both red and blue states. Toyota did the waltz with Monday’s announcement that it would spend $1.33 billion to retool its gigantic factory in Georgetown, Kentucky,...

  • Congress Dec 14, 2016

    Obama Signs Bill Boosting Spending on Cancer Research

    On a “bittersweet day” that brought back memories of loved ones lost, President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that makes new investments in cancer research and battling drug abuse. Obama signed the bill Tuesday at a ceremony on the White House campus flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and key lawmakers from both parties. The 55-year-old president recounted that...

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