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Donald Trump to bring adult children on UK state visit, reports say

President will be accompanied by wife, four adult children and their partners in JuneWhen Donald Trump makes his state visit to the UK next month he will bring his own version of a royal court, in the form of all his adult children and their spouses, according to US news reports.Neither Buckingham Palace nor the White House has confirmed the guest list for the state banquet dinner on 3 June, but ABC News reported the US president would be accompanied by his wife, Melania, his daughter Ivanka and...
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Manafort Lender Steve Calk Indicted For Loan Linked To Trump Cabinet Post Hopes

Bank CEO Stephen Calk has been charged with financial institution bribery for the $16 million in loans he extended former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in late 2016 and early 2017, allegedly in the hope that Manafort would secure him a position in Trump’s cabinet. The indictment, filed in the Southern District of New York and unsealed Thursday, accused Calk of misleading his bank’s primary regulator, including by claiming he never desired a position in the Trump administration. Many o...
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Tillerson Slipped Into The Capitol To Tell House Committee About Trump And Russia

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly slipped into the Capitol Tuesday to talk to the House Foreign Affairs Committee about the Trump administration’s interactions with Russia. According to the Daily Beast, Tillerson arrived under a shroud of secrecy, with almost no media warning and a back entrance to the building. During a six-hour hearing, Tillerson told the committee about how the administration actively avoided confronting Russia on their election interference in the name of es...
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Know-Nothing Ben Carson Is a Threat to Our Democracy

Andrew Harnik/AP/REX/ShutterstockDuring a grilling by the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson faced an actual expert on housing: Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA). Porter, a former law professor who wrote the textbook on consumer law, asked Carson about REOs, a term related to foreclosures. He mistakenly thought she was asking about Oreos—as in the cookie—and Twitter lost its mind. At one point, the band REO Speedwagon was trending. If Cars...
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Rex Tillerson Secretly Meets With House Foreign Affairs Committee to Talk Trump

Jonathan Ernst/ReutersFormer secretary of state Rex Tillerson spoke with the leaders of the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday in a lengthy session that, an aide said, touched on his time working in the Trump administration, the frictions he had with the president’s son-in-law, and efforts to tackle issues like Russian interference in the 2016 election.Tillerson’s appearance, first reported by The Daily Beast, took place as virtually every other Trumpworld luminary has been stonewalling ...
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But Their Emails! DeVos Joins Long List Of Private Email Users In Trump Admin

But what about her emails? Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday joined the club of Trump officials revealed to have used private email addresses for government business, a practice that often violates the rules for retaining documents for the benefit those who want to examine the public record. President Trump’s supporters might be excused for not hearing about the news over the roar of a campaign rally chanting “ Lock her up! ” at the mention of Hillary Clinton’s name  on Mond...
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Morning Docket: 05.20.19

* Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank reportedly saw suspicious activity in accounts belonging to Donald Trump and Jared Kushner and thought it ought to be reported to the Treasury Department‘s financial-crimes unit, but... that never happened because “[i]t’a the D.B. way.” [New York Times] * That’s one way to land a Biglaw job: According to Greg Craig, there was nothing “improper or tawdry” about him asking Skansen Arps to hire Paul Manafort’s daughter to get more business. In f...
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US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan

Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, seeking to encourage investment in the Palestinian territories as the first part of Donald Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan, the White House said on Sunday. Related: The ‘ultimate deal’? For Israel, maybe. We Palestinians will never accept it | Hanan Ashrawi Continue reading...
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Deutsche Bank Staff Flagged Suspicious Activity With Trump, Kushner

Anti-money laundering investigators at Deutsche Bank flagged to bank executives multiple suspicious transactions on President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner’s accounts in 2016 and 2017, according to a Sunday New York Times report. Five current and former Deutsche Bank employees told the New York Times that after computer alerts flagged suspicious activity, the specialists would put together recommendations urging bank executives to report the activity to the Treasury Department. However, exec...
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Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity – report

New York Times releases explosive report on Russia-linked bankEmployee says ‘nothing happened’ after she raised concernsSeveral financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared Kushner between 2016 and 2017 triggered suspicious activity alerts inside Deutsche Bank, a major lender to the Trump family, according to a report in the New York Times. Related: No holds Barred: Trump and his troops push for imperial presidency Continue reading...
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Trump Revs Up the Battle Over Immigration

“Democrats are proposing open-borders, lower wages, and frankly, lawless chaos. We are proposing an immigration plan that puts the jobs, wages, and safety of American workers first,” said President Donald Trump, Thursday afternoon in the White House rose garden. The administration’s newest proposal, a compromise agreement between Senior Advisor (and presidential son-in-law) Jared Kushner and Senior Advisor Stephen Miller.“I think that Kushner and his team did a very good job at bringing together...
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Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU

Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is preparing to drive off a cliff, the Palestinian foreign minister has said.As the Palestinian leadership tries to drum up foreign support to push back on a plan being devised by Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, Riyad al-Maliki said...
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Trump’s ‘merit-based’ immigration plan declared ‘dead on arrival’ by opponents

President called plan to transform the nation’s green card system ‘pro-American, pro-immigrant and pro-worker’Donald Trump has announced plans for “merit-based” legal immigration – but before the US president even stepped up to the lectern in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday afternoon, opponents declared the sweeping reforms “dead on arrival”.Trump appeared to acknowledge as much when he warned that Democrats, who control the House of Representatives, might block the changes – a sign of h...
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Trump's Immigration Plan Faces Cold Reception Even Within GOP

Details of the proposal -- and particularly the decision by presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner to sidestep what to do about those in the country illegally -– have already doomed its legislative prospects among Democrats. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican who oversees immigration legislation, said Kushner’s bill isn’t going to become law.
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Ex-Glendale Assemblyman Pat Nolan pardoned by President Trump for racketeering conviction

GLENDALE — President Donald Trump rewarded former Assembly Minority Leader Pat Nolan for his efforts to reform the criminal justice system by pardoning him Wednesday for his racketeering conviction in connection with the state capitol sting operation known as Shrimpscam. Nolan, a Republican who represented the Glendale, Burbank and Sunland/Tujunga areas from 1978-94, served 25 months in a federal prison in the 1990s for his guilty plea in 1994. Nolan said he accepted the plea bargain because he ...
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Border security, green card changes drive new Trump proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation’s legal immigration system should be overhauled. The latest effort, spearheaded by Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, focuses on beefing up border […]
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WH Won’t Include DACA In Immigration Plan Because ‘It’s A Divisive Thing’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday defended the White House’s decision to exclude the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program from its immigration plan, saying the program is “a divisive thing.” “Every single time that we have put forward or anyone else has put forward any type of immigration plan that has included DACA, it’s failed,” Sanders told reporters outside the White House. “It’s a divisive thing.” The press secretary said that DACA protection “seems...
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Trump immigration plan is designed to sway Republicans, but doesn't address DACA

The White House is preparing to release a broad outline of proposed immigration reforms aimed at unifying congressional Republicans on the issue, following months of discussions between senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of conservative groups, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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Trump to propose plan to make U.S. immigration more merit-based

Trump's immigration proposal, the product largely of senior advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller and economic aide Kevin Hassett, is an effort to rally Republicans on an issue that has often divided them. While its chances of approval by Congress seem distant, the plan will give Republicans an outline they can say they favor as Trump and lawmakers look toward the November 2020 presidential and congressional elections, where immigration will likely be a key issue. For decades, U.S. immigra...
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New Trump immigration plan designed to sway Republicans, doesn't address DACA

The White House is preparing to release a broad outline of proposed immigration reforms aimed at unifying congressional Republicans on the issue, following months of discussions between senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of conservative groups, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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Trump immigration plan aims to unify Republicans and doesn't address DACA

The White House is preparing to release a broad outline of proposed immigration reforms aimed at unifying congressional Republicans on the issue, following months of discussions between senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of conservative groups, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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GOP senators 'underwhelmed' with Kushner's legal immigration plan, sources say

Participants at a meeting between Republican senators and White House senior advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller found the President's advisers' proposal to revamp the US legal immigration system to be lacking in substance, according to a senior GOP official familiar with the presentation.
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Trump Jr. Strikes a Deal to Sit for Private Interview with Senate Intel Committee

After weeks of contentious negotiation, Donald Trump Jr. agreed on Tuesday to comply with the Republican Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr’s (R., N.C.) subpoena-backed demand that he sit for a private interview with members of the panel, the New York Times first reported.Trump Jr. has reportedly agreed to speak to lawmakers about a limited range of topics for between two and four hours sometime in mid June.Burr told fellow Republican senators last week that he was forced to iss...
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The worrying ideology that helps Trump’s new friendship with Brazil

As the conflict develops in Venezuela between the US-backed Juan Guaidó and the incumbent government of Nicolás Maduro, one staunch supporter of the United States position is Brazil. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has also expressed support for Trump’s wall project, and for moving embassies to Jerusalem. This new friendship between the United States and Brazil is one of the few foreign-policy achievements of the Trump administration, which has generally seemed better at losing old friends tha...
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Donald Trump Jr summoned to testify again to Senate committee over Russia investigation

The body which oversees the US intelligence services has formally summoned the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr, to testify again over his alleged dealings with Russia ahead of the 2016 general election.The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is still examining Russian election interference, issued the subpoena after the testimony Mr Trump Jr gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee in September 2017 was later contradicted in a testimony given by his father’s former attorney Michael Cohen.It is t...
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John Kelly: The Trump Family’s ‘Influence’ In The WH ‘Has To Be Dealt With’

Ex-White House Chief of Staff John Kelly dished briefly on some of his former colleagues during an interview with Bloomberg’s “David Rubenstein Show.”  When asked about whether having members of President Trump’s family serving in the administration, Kelly paused. “They’re an influence that has to be dealt with,” he said. “By no means do I mean Mrs. Trump — the first lady’s a wonderful person.” It’s no secret that Kelly was not a fan of President Trump’s decision to give his daughter Ivanka T...
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Kushner Presents Plan That Protects Current Levels Of Legal Immigration

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner presented Republican senators with an immigration plan that would increase border security while also maintaining the current level of legal immigrants in the country, Politico reported. Kushner has been quietly working on the plan for months and told lawmakers Tuesday that he believes he has the support of President Trump and some of the more conservative members of the administration, despite the president’s past calls to significantly cut legal immi...
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‘Not just talking points’: Kushner’s new tack on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hastily written executive orders. Declarations by tweet. President Donald Trump’s White House hasn’t been known for its careful crafting of policy. But Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has spent months drawing up a long-awaited immigration overhaul plan that the White House began to roll out Tuesday. Frustrated by congressional […]
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It’s Trump vs. Congress as both sides dig in

By LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — They’re talking about jailing people at the Capitol. Imposing steep fines. All sorts of extraordinary, if long-shot measures to force the White House to comply with Democratic lawmakers’ request for information about President Donald Trump stemming from the special counsel’s Russia investigation. This is the remarkable state of affairs between the executive and legislative branches, unseen in recent times, as Democrats try to break through Trump’s blockade of investi...
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Kent man charged with threatening Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner

The 27-year-old man was ordered detained by a federal magistrate, after the FBI alleged the man had posted statements and photos threatening a member of President Donald Trump's family.
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