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Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking investigation

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz has secured help in fighting a federal sexual misconduct probe, hiring two high-profile lawyers, Mark Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, to defend him. Officials are trying to determine whether Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl or violated sex-trafficking laws. M...
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Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking probe

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz has secured help in fighting a federal sexual misconduct probe, hiring two high-profile lawyers, Mark Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, to defend him. Officials are trying to determine whether Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl or violated sex-trafficking laws. M...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Congress, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Manhattan, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Giuliani, Donald Trump, George W Bush


The ex-daughter-in-law of Trump's CFO handed over boxes of financial records and a laptop to Manhattan prosecutors

Donald Trump attends the D-day Commemorations on June 05, 2019 in Portsmouth, England. Chris Jackson/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg delivered boxes of financial records and a laptop to prosecutors Thursday. Weisselberg is the ex-daughter-in-law of the Trump Organization's longtime CFO Allen Weisselberg. She is cooperating with investigations into Trump's personal finances and those of his company. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg handed over ...
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Trump Org CFO's ex-daughter-in-law hired a former top financial fraud prosecutor to pore over 'boxes of documents'

Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images A witness cooperating with prosecutors looking into Trump has hired an expert in financial crimes. Duncan Levin, a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office, represents Jennifer Weisselberg. The ex-wife of a key Trump Organization employee has been turning over documents to prosecutors. See more stories on Insider's business page. A cooperating witness i...
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10 Things in Politics: Inside Trump's stable of lawyers

Clockwise from top left: Jay Sekulow; Pat Cipollone; Jesse Binnal; former President Donald Trump; Jane Raskin; Will Consovoy; Marc Mukasey. Clockwise from top left: Clockwise from top left: Patrick Semansky/AP Photo; Patrick Semansky/AP Photo; Greg Nash/AP Photo; Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo; Senate Television/AP; Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo; Julie Watson/AP Photo Good morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm Brent Griffiths. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me @...
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Trump Org CFO's ex-daughter-in-law has 'several boxes of documents' left to give prosecutors, her lawyer says

Donald Trump in 2018. Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg has more documents to give prosecutors, her lawyer said. She's the ex-wife of a Trump Org employee and cooperating with investigations into Trump's finances. Weisselberg hired a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office to sift through the documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg, a cooperating witness in investigations into Donald Trump's finances, st...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, Trends, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Bloomberg News, Vance, Levin, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Cyrus Vance Jr, Wollman Rink


Jennifer Weisselberg has 'several boxes of documents' left to give prosecutors investigating Trump, her lawyer says

Donald Trump in 2018. Andrew Harrer - Pool/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg has more documents to give prosecutors, her lawyer said. She's the ex-wife of a Trump Org employee and cooperating with investigations into Trump's finances. Weisselberg hired a former top official in the Manhattan DA's office to sift through the documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg, a cooperating witness in investigations into Donald Trump's finances, st...
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10 Things in Politics: Trump sees legal danger ahead

President Donald J. Trump meets with bank CEOs about Coronavirus COVID-19 response in the Cabinet Room at the White House on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Trump and his advisors think he still ...
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New York AG gathers personal finance records from Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg

(L) New York Attorney General Letitia James in August 2020. (R) Former President Donald Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump on January 20, 2021 Brendan McDermid/Leah Millis/Reuters New York State Attorney General Letitia James has secured personal financial records from Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg. The Washington Post reported that Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has also started reviewing the records. Both offices are separately pursuing investigations against the ...
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New York prosecutors subpoenaed the bank records of the Trump Organization's longtime CFO

Trump and Allen Weisselberg. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images The Manhattan DA's office subpoenaed the bank records of Trump Org. CFO Allen Weisselberg, NYT reported. The DA is investigating if the Trump Org. falsely reported the value of properties for loan and tax purposes. Investigators subpoenaed Weisselberg's records to get him to cooperate because "he knows where the bodies are buried," said one former prosecutor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Manhatta...
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The Trump Organization controlled employees by giving them houses and paying for their kids' tuition instead of giving raises, the ex-wife of a key employee says

Donald Trump at Trump Tower on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images The Trump Org used financial arrangements to control employees, a Trump investigation witness said. It paid for apartments and tuition instead of normal salary raises, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Manhattan DA's office hired investigators who have experience studying mob finances. See more stories on Insider's business page. The former wife of a key Trump Organization employee scrutinized by pro...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden bets on infrastructure

President Joe Biden. AP Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Biden wants a real infrastructure week, no malarkey.A messy divorce case has led Manhattan prosecutors to more documents about Trump's finances.A progressive think tank is churning out policy wonks for the White House.1. BIDEN LEAVES O...
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Jennifer Weisselberg said she gave investigators probing Trump's finances '7 boxes of documents' she got in her divorce from the Trump Org CFO's son

Donald Trump in September. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg says she gave prosecutors looking into Trump "seven boxes" of documents. The Trump Organization documents came from a divorce case with the company's CFO's son. The Manhattan DA's office got a fuller picture of Trump Org finances after a subpoena in February. See more stories on Insider's business page. Prosecutors learned details about the Trump Organization's finances after a key employee tried ...
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The Trump Organization controlled employees by giving them houses and paying for their kids’ tuition instead of giving raises, the ex-wife of a key employee says

Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images The Trump Org uses unusual financial arrangements to control employees, a cooperating witness said. It paid for apartments and tuition instead of normal salary raises, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Manhattan DA office hired investigators who have experience studying mob finances. See more stories on Insider's business page. The former wife of a key Trump Organizat...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, New York City, Trends, Strategy, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Central Park, Trump, Donald, Melania Trump, Bloomberg News, Allen, Trump Tower


Trump pictured entertaining guests maskless at Mar-a-Lago days after COVID outbreak caused its partial closure

Getty Trump was spotted entertaining guests at his Mar-A-Lago club on Tuesday. It comes days after a COVID outbreak forced the club partially to close. Footage from a recent event at the resort shows a maskless Trump hugging people. A 500-person fundraiser is currently scheduled to go ahead on Sunday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump was on Tuesday spotted without a mask entertaining guests at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida just days after the luxury golf reso...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Cdc, White House, Trends, Daily Mail, Gop, People Magazine, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Trump, Palm Beach, Beach Club, Trump Organization, Thomas Colson


The historian who predicted every presidential race since 1984 says Trump likely won't make a political comeback in 2024

President Donald J Trump speaks during the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando on Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 in Orlando, FL. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Professor Allan Lichtman has successfully predicted the outcome of presidential elections since 1984. He thinks Trump is unlikely to run for office again in 2024 successfully. The former president is too mired in legal and financial problems, Lichtman told the...
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Trump's Scottish golf course trashed the environment and locals fear his new one will do even more damage

Getty EXCLUSIVE: The Trump Organization's plan to build another golf course in Scotland could wreck the local environment. Officials concluded last year that Trump's existing course had "destroyed" the protected sand dune system. "They've just killed it as a natural environment," Bob Ward of the London School of Economics told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Before he became president, Donald Trump was best known in Scotland as the man who pushed thro...
Tags: Politics, News, Scotland, Trends, Joe Biden, Green, Golf, Getty, Donald Trump, London School Of Economics, Lse, Trump, Aberdeenshire Council, Trump Organization, Trump Organisation, Bob Ward


Mar-a-Lago hosted large parties before a COVID-19 outbreak, and the resort has another planned this weekend

Mar-a-Lago resort owned by President Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida. AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Trump's Mar-a-Lago will host a 500-person event on Sunday, The Daily Beast reported. The site was partially shut down on Friday after workers tested positive for COVID-19. Images from the past week at the resort show maskless parties with no social distancing. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several large parties were held at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago ...
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The ex-wife of a key Trump employee investigated by prosecutors says the company controls people by 'compensating you with homes and things'

Donald Trump and Allen Weisselberg in 2017. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg told NBC News Donald Trump controls people by giving them "homes and things." She's Barry Weisselberg's ex-wife. Prosecutors are reportedly investigating to flip his father. Trump Org. CFO Allen Weisselberg has been loyal to the Trumps for more than 40 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Weisselberg, who Manhattan prosecutors are speaking with as part ...
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Eric Trump is pushing for the family's Doral golf resort in Florida to be turned into a casino

Eric Trump. Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Eric Trump told the Washington Post he wants to turn Miami Doral into a casino. Florida lawmakers are reportedly considering a measure to allow more gambling at properties. The expansive Miami Doral resort has been financially struggling for years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Eric Trump is pushing for the Trump Organization's financially struggling Miami Doral Resort in South Florida to be turned into a casin...
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Trump's children won't be able to run in 2024 because they'll be stuck in court, predicts his niece Mary

Donald and Ivanka Trump Getty Donald Trump's children won't run for president in 2024 because they'll be too busy defending court cases, his niece Mary has predicted. "Donald and possibly two or three of his children are going to be embroiled in lots of legal actions, starting in the future and the not too distant future," Mary Trump told Insider. She added that Trump's children lack the "charisma" of their father. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Tru...
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Trump's children won't be able to run in 2024 because they'll be stuck in court, his niece Mary predicts

Donald and Ivanka Trump. Getty Trump's children won't run in 2024 as they deal with court cases, his niece Mary predicted. The family is "going to be embroiled in lots of legal actions," Mary Trump told Insider. She added that Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. lack the "charisma" of their father. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump's children will not be able to run for political office because they will be heavily embroiled in legal action relating to...
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10 Things in Politics: Buzz about Biden's SCOTUS pick

The US Supreme Court. Reuters Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. I'm Insider politics reporter Oma Seddiq, filling in for Brent D. Griffiths (and his puns) today. Send me tips and pet pics at [email protected] - or tweet them to @omaseddiq.Here's what you need to know:Biden's potential first SCOTUS pick has legal insiders buzzing.The president is making big promises for the next 10 days.Four ways the s...
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Trump's CFO's ex-daughter-in-law is cooperating with prosecutors and 'refuses to be silenced,' her lawyer says

Donald Trump along with Allen Weisselberg in 2017. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg is cooperating with an investigation into Trump's finances, her lawyer says. She's the ex-daughter-in-law of Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Org CFO the DA wants to "flip." "Jennifer refuses to be silenced any longer," her lawyer told Insider in a statement. See more stories on Insider's business page. An attorney representing the former daughter-in-law of the Trump Organi...
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Manhattan DA's probe ramps up, placing new scrutiny on Trump's debt-ridden New York properties

Banks have now placed three of the four of former President Donald Trump's real estate holdings on debt "watch lists," CBS News said. Getty Images The Manhattan DA probe into former President Donald Trump is heating up, Insider reported on Friday. The investigation is placing new scrutiny on Trump's commercial properties. Banks have placed three of the former president's buildings on debt "watch lists," CBS News said. See more stories on Insider's business page. As Manhatta...
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Manhattan prosecutors could be in the final stages of their wide-ranging investigation into Trump's finances

Former President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr.'s investigation into Donald Trump's finances is heating up. Vance already has Trump's taxes and recently hired a renowned prosecutor. Some DOJ veterans expect potential charges before the end of the year, when Vance retires. See more stories on Insider's business page. After a months-long battle with Donald Trump over his closely held tax returns, the Manhattan district attorney's...
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Trump reportedly showed people at a shiva photos of naked women on a yacht and called his CFO's Long Island house 'embarrassing'

Donald Trump during Launch of Trump Steaks at The Sharper Image in New York City, May 2007. Stephen Lovekin/WireImage for Hill & Knowlton/Getty Images Donald Trump showed people at a shiva photos of naked women on a yacht, an attendee said. Jennifer Weisselberg told the New Yorker the Jewish mourning event took place sometime before October 2004. He also reportedly called the home of his CFO Allen Weisselberg "embarrassing." See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump sh...
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Manhattan prosecutors are focusing their investigation on Trump's Seven Springs Estate in New York

President Trump's Seven Springs estate in Mount Kisco, New York, seen here Sept. 30, 2020. Johnny Milano for The Washington Post via Getty Images Prosecutors are focused on Donald Trump's New York estate as they probe his finances, the WSJ reported. The investigation is reportedly focusing on whether he misrepresented the property's value for tax purposes. The probe is part of the Manhattan District Attorney's broader investigation into Trump's finances. Visit the Busin...
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NYC Trump probe expands to include Chicago building

By Kara Scannell | CNN The Manhattan district attorney’s office subpoenaed documents from an investment company that loaned the Trump Organization millions of dollars for its Chicago skyscraper in a sign that the investigation into the former president’s finances continues to expand, according to people familiar with the investigation. Prosecutors issued the grand jury subpoena to Fortress Investment Management late last year, the people said, as part of their wide-ranging investigation into for...
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Meet Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization CFO prosecutors are reportedly trying to flip

Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. at a press conference in Trump Tower as Allen Weisselberg, chief financial officer of The Trump Organization, looks on January 11, 2017. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images Allen Weisselberg has been the Trump Organization's longtime loyal CFO and family bookkeeper. The Manhattan DA is reportedly trying to "flip" him for its investigation into Trump's finances. Weisselberg and his family's close ties to the Trumps go into legal gray areas. Visit the Busi...
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