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House Oversight Dems hit NFL over 'lack of transparency' in Washington handling, launch probe

House Oversight Committee chairs Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., and Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., expressed “serious concerns” about alleged...
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Rep. Adam Schiff says Russian President Vladimir Putin 'played Trump like a fiddle' by using his greed against him

President Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive to waiting media during a joint press conference after their summit on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Rep. Adam Schiff told Insider that Vladimir Putin "played Trump like a fiddle." He said Trump's "greed" made him uniquely susceptible to being manipulated by the Russians. Schiff said he's still bothered by the extent to which Trump's business interests in Moscow may have infl...
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Trump is reportedly close to selling his Washington DC hotel for more than $370 million

The Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images Former President Trump is reportedly close to selling his Washington DC hotel for over $370 million. Miami-based investment firm CGI Merchant Group is looking to buy it, the Wall Street Journal said. It's the same hotel that lost over $73 million between 2016 and 2020. Former President Donald Trump is close to selling his luxury hotel in Washington DC for more than $370 million, the Wall Street Journal re...
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Trump DC Hotel Raked In $3.75M From Foreign Govts From 2017-2019, According To New Report

Foreign governments spent more than $3 million at then-President Donald Trump’s hotel in D.C., Trump International Hotel, during the first three years of his presidency, according to new information released by House Oversight Committee Democrats. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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ATF Fraud Finally Recognized by National Media

If the whistleblower’s accusations are true, and if something is done about it, the abusive ATF employees will end up felons, like on this sign. (ATF/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A CBS News investigation uncovered allegations of fraud, waste and abuse at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,” CBS News claims in a breaking exclusive. “A whistleblower said he lost his job after he flagged the alleged violations to his superiors.” The gist of it revolves around fraudul...
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Trump received 'undisclosed preferential treatment' on a $170 million loan from Deutsche Bank for his DC hotel, House Oversight Committee says

The north entrance of the Trump International in Washington, DC. Mark Tenally/AP Deutsche Bank gave Trump "undisclosed preferential treatment" on a $170 million loan for his DC hotel, the House Oversight Committee said. The German bank allowed Trump to delay making principal payments on the loan, the committee said. "Trump did not publicly disclose this significant benefit from a foreign bank while he was President," the committee said. Former President Donald Trump "received undisclosed...
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Trump's 'struggling hotel' in DC lost over $70 million from 2016 to 2020, documents show

The Trump International Hotel is seen though security fencing on June 02, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Trump's DC hotel lost $73 million from 2016 to 2020, according to an audit released by a House committee. But Trump reported over $150 million in income from the hotel, raising questions about those disclosures. The committee called the hotel a "failing business saddled by debt that required bailouts" from Trump himself. Former President Donald Trump's Washin...
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Trump's DC hotel raked in more than $3.7 million from foreign governments while he was in office, documents show

The Trump International Hotel is seen though security fencing on June 02, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The Trump International Hotel received millions from foreign governments while Trump was president. New documents show that Trump's hotel got more than $3.7 million from foreign governments. The revelation raised new concerns about possible Emoluments Clause violations, Democrats said. The Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, received millions of dollars ...
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Trump's DC hotel received over $3.7 million from foreign governments while he was in office, documents show

The Trump International Hotel is seen though security fencing on June 02, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The Trump International Hotel received millions from foreign governments while Trump was president. New documents show that Trump's hotel got more than $3.7 million from foreign governments. The revelation raised new concerns about possible Emoluments Clause violations, Democrats said. The Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, received millions of dollars ...
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Arizona Republicans testified before Congress that Biden won 'free, fair, and accurate elections' in Maricopa County

GOP officials appeared in Congress on Thursday, testifying that the vote recount in Maricopa proved that there were free, fair, and accurate elections in the county, which President Joe Biden won. Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images Arizona GOP officials told Congress that Biden won a "free, fair and accurate election" in Maricopa County. They were testifying on the legitimacy of the vote count following a GOP-driven vote audit in the county. One of the GOP officials told the House that lawmake...
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Guy Running Wisconsin’s Fake Election ‘Audit’ Admits He Doesn’t Know How Elections Work

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Kudos For The Honesty? Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, who baselessly claimed the 2020 election was “stolen” from Trump and who’s been appointed to lead the Wisconsin GOP’s Arizona-inspired review of the election results, is remarkably candid about his credentials. Election laws are “not intuitive,” and “no one can call elections laws common sense,” Gableman claimed in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...
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Trump's White House counsel called his last-ditch effort to overturn the 2020 election a 'murder-suicide pact' and threatened to resign

Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, bottom left in a red tie, and Trump's personal lawyer Jay Sekulow listen as President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in February 2020. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Trump's White House counsel called his plan to overturn the 2020 election a "murder-suicide pact." That's according to a new Senate Judiciary Committee report on Trump's election subversion efforts. The report details how top DOJ and White House officials were prepar...
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Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal says she experienced post-partum depression after her first child and 'contemplated suicide'

Getty/Pool Washington state Rep. Pramila Jayapal discussed her personal experiences with abortion in an interview that aired Wednesday. The Democratic lawmaker dealt with post-partum depression and "contemplated suicide" after her first child was born. "I knew that I was not ready to go through that again," she told NBC. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, in a new interview on Wednesday, spoke candidly about her personal experiences with pregnancy and ...
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3 Trump associates, including a Marvel exec, tried to get the Department of Veterans Affairs to sell vets' medical records for profit, docs say

Former President Donald Trump speaks as Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Army General Mark Milley looks on after a briefing from senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room at the White House on October 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Trump tasked three Mar-a-Lago associates to sort out the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2017. The trio tried to get the VA to sell the patient data of 9 million vets for profit, new emails show. The House Oversight and Veterans committee...
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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Buddies Tried To Get The VA To Sell Access To Veterans’ Medical Records

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Former President Donald Trump empowered associates from his private club to pursue a plan for the Department of Veterans Affairs to monetize patient data, according to documents newly released by congressional investigators. As ProPublica first reported in 2018, a trio based at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort weighed in on policy and personnel decisions for the federal government’s second-...
Tags: Apple, News, Washington, White House, Va, Donald Trump, Trump, Medical Records, Calif, Shulkin, Marvel Entertainment, Faça, West Palm Beach Florida, Government Accountability Office, House Veterans Affairs Committee, Lago


United States: House Oversight Committee Investigating Climate Change Disinformation - Mintz

In yet another front of the multifaceted government campaign against climate change, the House Oversight Committee is now investigating the major oil companies and the principal fossil fuel industry lobbying groups ...
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Bill Barr told Trump his voter fraud claims after the election were 'bullshit': book

Trump and Bill Barr. Alex Wong/Getty Images Multiple cabinet officials tried in vain to get Trump to accept that he lost the election, a new book reports. Bill Barr directly confronted Trump and told him his claims of voter fraud were "bullshit." Barr was one of several top officials who expressed deep alarm over Trump's erratic behavior post-election. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the days and weeks after the 2020 election, as President Donald Trump refused to co...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Nancy Pelosi, Cia, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Woodward


A federal judge granted House Democrats partial access to Trump's tax records from 2017 and 2018

Former US President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on July 19, 2021. James Devaney/GC Images A federal judge granted House Dems a partial win: allowing them access to Trump's finances from 2017 and 2018. Democrats were seeking a broader swath of records in order to draft legislation that would "fix" weaknesses in ethics legislation. The judge did allow them access to documents pertaining to Trump's foreign business interests while in office. See more stories on Inside...
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READ: Judge Says House Dems Can Get Some Of Trump Tax Records

A federal judge partly upheld a subpoena that House Democrats issued for former president Trump's tax records, ruling that a Supreme Court decision last year rendered portions of the subpoena unenforceable. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
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Jeffrey Clark, Trump-appointed DOJ official, claimed Chinese thermostats changed votes in 2020 election, reports say

Former Acting Assistant US Attorney General Jeffrey Clark. Yuri Gripas / Getty Images A Trump-appointed DOJ official asked his superiors to look into "foreign election interference issues." Newly released emails reveal Jeffrey Clark claimed China had changed voter ballots using thermostats. Clark also urged Georgia to investigate voter irregularities, despite DOJ stating there were none. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeffrey Clark, a Donald Trump-appointed Justice Depar...
Tags: Politics, Abc, China, US, Trends, Georgia, UK News, Cnn, New York Times, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Capitol, Clark


House committee turns key Trump DOJ official questioning over to Jan. 6 panel, sidelining GOP

The House Oversight Committee canceled scheduled questioning of two key Justice Department officials about former President Donald...
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A top official almost resigned because of Trump's 'direct instructions' to weaponize the DOJ for 'improper ends': report

Former president Donald Trump. AP Photo/LM Otero A top official was prepared to resign over Trump's "direct instructions" to use the DOJ to overturn the election results, per CNN. The official drafted a resignation letter in case Trump fired then-acting AG Jeff Rosen, but Rosen survived Trump's wrath. The DOJ turned the letter over to the House Oversight Committee as it investigates the Capitol riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A top official at the Justice Dep...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Rome, House, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Capitol


Trump lashed out after documents were released showing him pressuring Justice Department officials to overturn the election

U.S. President Donald Trump is seen on a screen as his supporters cheer during a rally on the National Mall on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Donald Trump lashed out after the release of documents showing him pressuring DoJ officials. The documents show Trump urging them to say last year's election was "corrupt." Trump repeated the election fraud claims that are at the center of his bid to overturn the election. See more stories on Insider's busines...
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READ: Notes From Top DOJ Official On Trump’s Conspiracy To Overturn 2020 Election

The House Oversight Committee released handwritten notes on Friday authored by former Acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue, who recorded two late-December meetings in which former president Trump tried to use the DOJ to overturn the results of the 2020 election. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
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Trump urged Justice officials to call election ‘corrupt’

By Eric Tucker | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results “corrupt” in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation. The notes of the Dec. 27 call, released Friday by the House Oversight Committee, underscore the lengths to which Trump went to try to overturn the results of the election and to elicit the support of law enforcement officials and othe...
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House Oversight Dems Request Records From Arizona ‘Auditor’ Cyber Ninjas

Two senior Democrats on the House Oversight Committee want answers from the company running the politicized “audit” of Maricopa County, Arizona’s 2020 election results. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Maricopa County Arizona, House Oversight Committee, Matt Shuham, Doug Logan, Karen Fann, Cyber Ninjas, Arizona audit, House Oversight Dems Request Records From Arizona


Trump called AG Bill Barr a 'phony' who would 'lick the floor if I asked him to,' book says

Trump and Barr. Alex Wong/Getty Images Trump called AG Bill Barr a "phony" and said he would "lick the floor if I asked him to," a new book says. Trump went on the warpath against Barr after Barr refused to back his election conspiracy theories. "This is bulls--- ... Has he just been sitting over there doing absolutely f---ing nothing for a month?" Trump reportedly said of Barr. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump accused Attorney General William ...
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6 months after Capitol insurrection, the suspect who planted pipe bombs near the DNC and RNC headquarters has not been arrested

The suspect who planted the pipe bombs was captured in surveillance video. FBI The suspect who planted two pipe bombs near the RNC and DNC headquarters has not yet been arrested by authorities. The FBI is offering a $100,000 for tips or information on the suspect. Nearly 550 suspected rioters have been arrested in connection with the Capitol insurrection on January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. The suspect who planted two pipe bombs in Washington, DC, ahead of January...
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The DOJ's top national security official seriously considered resigning amid Trump's pressure to overturn the election

John Demers. Thomson Reuters John Demers, the DOJ's top national security official, considered resigning amid Trump's pressure to overturn the election. But Demers decided to stay on to oversee the department's day-to-day business. He also told The Wall Street Journal he was "relieved" and "pleased" that the acting AG resisted Trump's pressure to overturn the election results. See more stories on Insider's business page. John Demers, the Justice Department official who ...
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The Trump administration pushed the Attorney General to investigate a bizarre conspiracy theory that Biden used Italian satellites to steal the election

Former President Donald Trump Getty Trump's White House pushed a bizarre election fraud conspiracy theory involving Italian satellites. Trump's chief of staff pressed officials to investigate baseless claims of election fraud. One Department of Justice official branded the conspiracy theory "pure insanity." See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump's administration pushed for an investigation into a bizarre conspiracy theory that President Joe Biden used Ita...
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