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Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg is still talking to Trump and giving signs of loyalty despite pressure to flip, report says

Allen Weisselberg, standing behind Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. in 2017, when Trump was President-Elect. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Allen Weisselberg, Trump Organization CFO, is being tempted to give evidence against Trump. But he continues to show signs of loyalty to his boss, reported The Washington Post. Local and state-level officials in New York are probing claims of financial crime at the company. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselbe...
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The RNC shelled out $175,000 in May for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago. That's just a fraction of the $2.6 million they've spent at Trump's businesses since 2007.

The RNC paid over $175,000 to Mar-a-Lago for a donor event held in April. Getty Images The RNC shelled out $175,000 for a donor event at Mar-a-Lago this May. That sum is just a fraction of what the RNC has spent at Trump properties over the last 14 years. According to FEC data, the RNC spent over $2.6 million at Trump businesses since 2007. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Republican National Committee (RNC) have been big spenders at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club this ye...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, White House, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Cnbc, Trump, Rnc, Palm Beach, Republican National Committee RNC, Federal Election Commission FEC, FEC


China says the Wuhan virus lab deserves a Nobel Prize. Meanwhile the US is trying to figure out whether it leaked the coronavirus.

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images China is fighting the theory that the coronavirus escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. The foreign ministry said last week that scientists there should be awarded the Nobel Prize. The lab leak theory was once widely dismissed, but it has recently gained new traction. See more stories on Insider's business page. China is calling for the Wuhan Institute of Virology to win a Nobel P...
Tags: Politics, Science, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, Wall Street Journal, Wuhan, Journal, Zhao, Global Times, Getty Images China, Hector Retamal, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Coronavirus


Arizona GOP official blasts company carrying out election recount: 'Insane just from a competence standpoint'

Maricopa County ballots being examined during the audit run by Cyber Ninjas. Matt York/AP A GOP official has slammed the election recount under way in Arizona's Maricopa County. He said that the effort, run by Cyber Ninjas, was "insane just from a competence standpoint." The state party backed the much-criticized audit, but some now regret doing so. See more stories on Insider's business page. The ongoing ballot audit in Arizona run by Cyber Ninjas is "insane just from a competence...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Arizona, News UK, Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump, Trump, Latham Watkins, Maricopa County, Arizona Senate, Arizona GOP, Asia Prior, Richer


Manhattan prosecutors are investigating whether Trump's former bodyguard got tax-free perks as part of a Trump Org. plan to avoid paying taxes, report says

Trump Organization COO Matthew Calamari. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Manhattan prosecutors are investigating if the Trump Organization gave employees tax-free perks. They're now examining Matthew Calamari, the organization's COO, the WSJ reported Monday. Prosecutors want to know if the Trump Org. broke the law by misrepresenting financial information for tax and other benefits. See more stories on Insider's business page. Manhattan prosecutors are examining whether President Dona...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Mercedes, Barry, Wall Street Journal, Journal, WSJ, Trump, Trump Organization, The Journal, Allen Weisselberg


NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubles down on comments blaming mentally ill people for New York City's problems

Yang, a former presidential candidate, is facing backlash over his comments on mentally ill and homeless people. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubled down on his comments on mentally ill people on Monday. Yang said those who were mentally ill were affecting tourism during an appearance on billionaire John Catsimatidis's radio show. Yang echoed remarks he made on mental illness and homelessness at last week's NYC mayoral debate. See more stories...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Coalition, Wiley, Election, Times, Eric Adams, Don, Garcia, Yang, John Catsimatidis, NYC Mayor


Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says his family's exclusive beach club has 'diversity in membership' amid claims it is all-white

Sheldon Whitehouse. Win McNamee/Getty Images Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, of Rhode Island is under fire for his family's membership at a beach club. Whitehouse, a Democrat, said the exclusive club was "still working on" retaining nonwhite members. On Monday, he told reporters the oceanfront club "does in fact have diversity in membership." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, is under fire for his family's membership at an ...
Tags: New York Post, Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Racism, The New York Times, Club, Rhode Island, Sheldon Whitehouse, Newport, Bailey, McCabe, Beach Club, Whitehouse, Donald Trump Jr


The Trump Organization sued New York City after the mayor cancelled all contracts following the Capitol siege

Then President-elect Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images The Trump Organization sued NYC over terminated contracts with the company following the Capitol riot. Mayor Bill de Blasio cancelled all contracts in January because he said Trump "incited a rebellion against the US." The Trump Organization operates the Central Park Carousel, two Central Park ice rinks, and the Ferry Point golf course. See more st...
Tags: Politics, New York, New York City, US, Trends, United States, Bill De Blasio, Donald Trump, Abc News, De Blasio, Contracts, Central Park, Trump, Capitol, Trump Tower, Trump Organization


21 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail, warning 4 to 5-day delivery times could have 'significant' impact on mail-in ballots

VENTNOR CITY, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 13: A USPS worker wearing a mask puts envelopes in a mailbox while driving past as the state of New Jersey continues Stage 2 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on August 13, 2020 in Ventnor City, New Jersey. Stage 2, allows moderate-risk activities to resume which includes pools, youth day camps and certain sports practices. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Attorneys general from 21 states issued a statement opposing...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington Post, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, US Postal Service, Usps, New Jersey, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Postal Regulatory Commission


Iran's next president is a hardliner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's new president waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station on June 18, 2021, on the day of the Islamic republic's presidential election Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hardliner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, but could cause major headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hardliners like Raisi. Se...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Vienna, United States, Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei


Iran's next president is a hard-liner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi. Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hard-liner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but could cause headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hard-liners like Raisi. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi won't be inaugurated until August, but he's already made it clear that he's n...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Vienna, United States, Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei


NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams said his favorite concert was the one where Curtis Mayfield got paralyzed on stage

New York City Democratic Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images NYC mayoral frontrunner Eric Adams said his favorite concert was one where tragedy struck. Adams told Vanity Fair that his all-time favorite was when Curtis Mayfield got paralyzed. He said "it was an amazing concert before that happened. Just so unfortunate." See more stories on Insider's business page. Eric Adams, the Brooklyn Borough President and a frontrunner in the Democratic primary for N...
Tags: Politics, New York, New York City, Trends, Brooklyn, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Times, Eric Adams, Adams, Courtney Gross, Bedford Stuyvesant, Curtis Mayfield, Mayfield, Brooklyn Borough, New York State Senate, Jake Lahut


Eric Adams calls Andrew Yang a 'fraud' and 'a liar' in heated final day of campaigning for NYC mayoral race

New York City mayoral candidates Andrew Yang and Eric Adams. Alex Wong, Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images and Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images The New York City mayoral race is getting heated one day before the June 22 primary. Frontrunner Eric Adams saved some of his most personal attacks on Andrew Yang for last. The animus appears mutual, with Yang campaigning with a rival over the weekend to ding Adams. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Democratic New York City may...
Tags: Politics, New York, New York City, Trends, The New York Times, Eric Adams, Adams, Garcia, Yang, Timothy A Clary, Andrew Yang, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Jake Lahut, New York City mayoral race 2021, Democratic New York City, Kathyrn Garcia


The rise of Lina Khan, a Big Tech critic who just assumed the helm of the country's most powerful antitrust enforcement agency

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox. Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just took...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale


Psaki says stepping up IRS enforcement would 'raise a great deal more' to pay for infrastructure than a gas tax increase

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Thursday, March 4, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The White House argues stepping up IRS enforcement would net more new money than raising the gas tax. Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday it would "raise a great deal more." The administration also wants to avoid raising fees on electric-vehicle drivers while raising more from the wealthy. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House ...
Tags: Senate, White House, Trends, New York Times, Biden, Electric, Irs, White House Press, Andrew Harnik, Jen Psaki, Psaki, Joseph Zeballos Roig


Billionaires have given $16 million to super PACs focused on NYC mayoral race, mostly directed at moderates Eric Adams, Ray McGuire, and Andrew Yang: NYT

Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams, right, speaks during a campaign event in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Some $16 million in super PAC spending has been directed to NYC mayoral candidates Adams, McGuire, and Yang - all moderates. As Adams has risen in polling, donors have increased spending to super PACs supporting his candidacy. The funding has led to a bump in mailers and political advertisements across digital platforms. Sign up for the 10 Thing...
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9 candidates are vying to take over the Manhattan DA's Trump investigation. They're ready to handle the chaos if the ex-president is charged.

A combination picture shows the candidates of the District Attorney of New York posing for a portrait in New York City, New York, U.S. Top row (L-R): Tahanie Aboushi, Diana Florence, and Dan Quart. Middle row (L-R): Alvin Bragg, Lucy Lang, and Tali Farhadian Weinstein. Bottom row (L-R): Liz Crotty, Eliza Orlins, and Thomas Kenniff. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The next Manhattan DA will take over the criminal investigation into the Trump Organization. Insider asked the nine candidates how they...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Obama, Eric Holder, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Atlanta, Fbi, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Republican Party


Liz Cheney is surrounded by a security detail after death threats over her Trump criticism: NYT

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference because of her repeated criticism of former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in instigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Liz Cheney spent $58,000 on security from January to March, according to The New York Times. ...
Tags: Security, Politics, California, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Wyoming, House, New York Times, The Times, Secret Service, The New York Times, Times, Donald Trump


'We'll all be dead by June!': Jared Kushner screamed at a health official after hearing about delayed mask shipments, according to new book

Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Kushner reportedly grew so frustrated at news over mask shipments last year that he threw his pen at the wall. "You f---ing moron," Kushner reportedly yelled at a health official. "We'll all be dead by June!" The scene was detailed in a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jared Kushner lashed out at a public health official when he learned in late Mar...
Tags: Politics, News, Guantanamo, Washington Post, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, HHS, Health and Human Services Department, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Mark Meadows, Kushner


Supreme Court unanimously rules against the NCAA's limits on compensation for student-athletes

The Supreme Court ruled against the NCAA on Monday in NCAA v. Alston. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of college athletes in NCAA v. Alston. The justices ruled that the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits for college athletes. The ruling did not address whether athletes could be paid directly or profit from endorsements. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Ath...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, West Virginia University, Espn, University Of California, Alston, Black, US supreme court, The Supreme Court, National Collegiate Athletic Association


The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA's limits on compensation for student athletes

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled in favor of college athletes in the Alston vs. NCAA supreme court case. Justices ruled that the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits for college athletes. The ruling did not address whether athletes can be paid directly or profit from endorsements. See more stories on Insider's business page. ON MONDAY, the US Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the Alston vs. NCAA case about limita...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, West Virginia University, Espn, University Of California, Alston, Black, US supreme court, Cory Booker, National Collegiate Athletic Association


Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ripped the NCAA, saying the organization is 'not above the law'

Three women have accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Susan Walsh/AP Photo The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the NCAA can no longer ban colleges from giving student athletes education-related benefits. Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the NCAA's business model as part of the ruling. He said the organization is "not above the law." See more stories on Insider's business page. Supreme Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the National Collegiate Athletic Association in ...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, Alston, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Kavanaugh, Susan Walsh, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Kelly McLaughlin, Speed desk, Supreme Justice


The White House rejects increasing the gas tax to fund infrastructure, arguing it puts a bigger burden on average Americans

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Alex Wong/Getty Images The White House ruled out a gas tax increase on Monday as bipartisan infrastructure talks gain momentum. Psaki said the administration is "not going to stand for" any measure boosting taxes for households earning under $400,000. A Democratic negotiator said it is "clearly off the table" in the negotiations. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House ruled out a gas-tax increase to finance a major infrastruc...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, Colorado, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Policy, Democrats, Gop, House, Cbs, Ohio, Biden


Former Rep. Katie Hill blamed sexism for having to resign after her sex scandal while Matt Gaetz and Andrew Cuomo have kept their jobs

A composite image of Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida and former Rep. Katie Hill. Drew Angerer/Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Katie Hill said the reaction to her sex scandal was different to that of Rep. Gaetz and Gov. Cuomo. Hill resigned after her nudes were leaked and she admitted to having a relationship with a staffer. She cited sexism for why she resigned but they still have their jobs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Democratic Rep. Ka...
Tags: Florida, Hbo, Politics, New York, Congress, California, Trends, News UK, Andrew Cuomo, Justice Department, Cuomo, Hill, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz, Axios, Katie Hill


Trump has given interviews for 17 different books since leaving the White House, report says

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Trump has given interviews for 17 different books since his presidency ended, Axios reported. He has spoken to the authors for an average of 90 minutes, and gave 2 interviews to favored writers. He's trying to charm them, though the books will likely vary on how flattering a picture they paint. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump has given interviews for at least 17 books since his presidency ended, Axios r...
Tags: Politics, White House, Politico, US, Barack Obama, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Michelle Obama, Times, Donald Trump, Penguin Random House, Trump, Bender, Jonathan Martin, Wolff


Dick Cheney warned his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney on January 6 that she might not be safe after seeing Trump attack her before the Capitol riot, report says

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney at the US House of Representatives in 2017. Win McNamee/Getty Images Dick Cheney called his daughter, Liz Cheney, to warn her after Trump singled her out on January 6. The controversial former vice president is said to consider Trump an "abysmal" president. Liz Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position over her opposition to Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Dick Cheney call...
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Trump asked whether COVID-infected Americans abroad could be sent to Guantánamo Bay, book says

Getty Trump asked if COVID-positive Americans overseas could be sent to Guantánamo Bay. The February 2020 episode is detailed in a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters. "Don't we have an island that we own?" Trump asked, according to the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump pondered whether COVID-positive Americans abroad could be sent to Guantánamo Bay in the early days of the pandemic, according to a forthcoming book by ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Politics, Guantanamo, Guantanamo Bay, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, United States, Cuba, Donald Trump, Caribbean, Trump, Health And Human Services, Don


The New York Times has outed Tucker Carlson, who attacks journalists as 'cringing animals,' as a top anonymous source for the media

Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fox News' Tucker Carlson frequently berates media outlets and insults journalists on his show. But according to The New York Times reports, he has acted as an anonymous source for media outlets. He has shared information about Donald Trump and internal Fox News politics, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The New York Times has outed Fox News host Tucker Carlson as a frequent anonymous source o...
Tags: Politics, Media, Washington, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Fox News, The New York Times, Ben Smith, Michael Wolff, Times, Smith, Donald Trump


Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily could shut within days, top advisor says

Copies of Apple Daily newspapers at a Hong Kong newsstand. Apple Daily, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper, has been a target of authorities. An advisor warned it could shut in "days" after assets of linked companies were frozen. Five of its top executives were also arrested earlier this month. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple Daily, a prominent pro-democracy newspaper in Hong Kong, could shutter in a "matter of days," an advisor to its founder told the B...
Tags: Hong Kong, Politics, China, Trends, Bbc, News UK, Reuters, Simon, BBC Authorities, Apple Daily, Mark Simon, Jimmy Lai, Ryan Law, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Cheung Kim


Trump sent out a strange statement wishing 'losers' and 'RINOs' a Happy Father's Day

Former President Donald Trump hit out at his critics in a scathing Father's Day message this weekend. Getty Former President Donald Trump took the opportunity on Father's Day to call out the "Radical Left." Trump wished "losers" and "RINOs" a Happy Father's Day in an emailed statement. Donald Trump Jr. also sent out an email appealing for donations titled "My father is asking about you." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump took the opp...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald Trump Jr, RINO, Liz Cheney, Trump Jr, Sen Mitt Romney, Cheryl Teh, Radical Left Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham Happy Father, Left Wing MOB



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