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Why has the U.S. COVID-19 response been so bad? Jared Kushner, Vanity Fair suggests.

President Trump and his White House say they've done a great job responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, but by most metrics, including cases and deaths, the U.S. resembles a failed state. Vanity Fair's Katherine Eban "wanted to better understand how the U.S., with its advanced medical systems, unmatched epidemiological know-how, and vaunted regulatory and public health institutions, could have fumbled the crisis so disastrously," she wrote in an article published Thursday. Her pen ended up...
Tags: New York, News, White House, Russia, America, Kodak, Cnn, Andrew Cuomo, Vanity Fair, Cuomo, Trump, Kushner, Eban, Trump Russia, Jared Kushner Trump, Vanity Fair Read


Trump’s ‘White Power’ Vid RT Stayed Up For Hours Because Aides Couldn’t Reach Him

Senior White House aides reportedly scrambled to convince President Donald Trump to take down his retweet of a video in which one of his supporters yelled “White power!” on Sunday. NBC News reported on Monday night that White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law,” and other top officials unsuccessfully tried to contact Trump for hours about the post. However, the President reportedly could not be reached because he was out golfing and had not taken his ...
Tags: News, White House, Nbc News, Donald Trump, Trump, White Supremacy, Sen Tim Scott, White House Press, Washington Post Trump, Kayleigh McEnany, Jared Kushner Trump, McEnany, Trump Tweets, Cristina Cabrera, White Power Vid RT


Gidley Is Moving To The Trump Campaign After Nearly Three Years At WH

Top White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley will depart his role to become the national press secretary for President Trump’s re-election campaign. Gidley is set to fill the vacancy left in the Trump campaign after Kayleigh McEnany moved to the White House in April to become its press secretary. Trump aides told Politico in a report published Tuesday that they were seeking someone who could help coordinate between the White House and campaign. Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh ...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Politico, Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Trump, Donald J Trump, South Carolina Republican Party, WH, Trump Campaign, Tim Murtaugh, Kayleigh McEnany, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Jared Kushner Trump, McEnany


Jack Ma is resigning from SoftBank's board. Here's a look at how the cofounder of Alibaba and the richest person in China built his fortune.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has stepped down from SoftBank's board after the company announced a record annual loss of $13 billion. In 2019, Alibaba sales hit $13 billion in the first hour of Single's Day, an annual November 11 shopping extravaganza Ma created. Since stepping down as Alibaba's chairman on his 55th birthday in September, Ma has sourced and shipped hundreds of thousands of coronavirus testing kits and N95 face masks to countries around the world. Ma is the richest person in China wi...
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Trump's campaign is reportedly paying Eric Trump's wife and Don Jr.'s girlfriend 'out of public view'

There's always money in President Trump's re-election campaign. And since 2017, at least $75 million of it has gone to companies associated with Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale and a group of his allies, Danny Hakim and Glenn Thrush report at The New York Times.Parscale's group — which includes a trio of former Republican National Committee officials — has "seized control of the Republican Party's voter data and fund-raising apparatus, using a network of private businesses w...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Gop, Ferrari, New York Times, Michigan, Republican Party, Times, Republican National Committee, Orlando, Trump, Rnc, KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE, Eric, Guilfoyle


Top Trump Communications Strategist Set to Leave White House

(Bloomberg) -- Deputy White House communications director Adam Kennedy, who was part of the administration’s rapid response efforts during the impeachment trial, is leaving his post for a job in the private sector, an official said.Kennedy’s last day will be Friday, but he’ll remain on staff until the end of the month, the official added.Kennedy wasn’t a familiar face on cable news networks but played a behind-the-scenes role for the administration, most notably during the Senate impeachment tri...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Kennedy, Trump, Bloomberg News, Adam, Trump White House, Mick Mulvaney, Justin Sink, Adam Kennedy, Jared Kushner Trump


Lots of notable clemency news and notes and commentaries after Prez Trump's flourish of mercy

Unsurprisingly, a number of reporters and commentators have lots to report and comment upon in the wake of Trump's latest clemency work (basics noted here and here and here).  Here are just a few pieces that seem like must reads in full (with a taste to whet appetites): From the Washintong Post, "White House assembles team of advisers to guide clemency process as Trump considers more pardons": The White House is moving to take more direct control over pardons and commutations, with President Tr...
Tags: Utah, Law, White House, New York Times, Johnson, Justice Department, Trump, Van Jones, Kushner, Douglas A Berman, Michael Milken, Prez Trump, Jared Kushner, Jared Kushner Trump, Brett Tolman, Zak Cheney Rice


Netanyahu Seeks Agreement With U.S. to Annex West Bank Land Before Election

(Bloomberg) -- Benjamin Netanyahu’s government is trying to iron out differences with the U.S. in time to annex West Bank territory before Israel’s March 2 election, a senior Israeli official said.The Trump administration has a different idea on how and when that move should happen, and has persuaded Israel to put a brake on Netanyahu’s plan to annex next week, the official said on condition of anonymity to discuss the sensitive matter.When President Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East peace p...
Tags: News, White House, Israel, Tel Aviv, Bloomberg, Middle East, West Bank, Donald Trump, Trump, Netanyahu, Lin Noueihed, Ian Bremmer, Gantz, Jared Kushner Trump, Riad Hamade, Yaacov Benmeleh


Trump's Botched Attempt to Hire Gowdy

For 24 hours last week, Trey Gowdy, the former South Carolina congressman best known for leading congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton, was the new face of President Donald Trump's outside legal defense and a symbol of a streamlined effort to respond to a fast-moving impeachment inquiry.A day later, the arrangement fell apart, with lobbying rules prohibiting Gowdy from starting until January, possibly after the inquiry is over. Now, according to two people familiar with events, Gow...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Congress, White House, Ukraine, Hillary Clinton, House, New York Times, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Trey Gowdy


Top Democrat says impeaching Trump is 'impossible to rule out' – live

Jerry Nadler indicated impeachment is on the table after ‘beyond outrageous’ letter from the White House rejecting request for documentsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.12pm BST Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Thursday that her campaign raised more than $160,000 for abortion rights groups in the aftermath of legislation passing in Alabama that represents a de facto ban on the procedure.Incredibly proud that together we were able to raise over $161K...
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Contacts With Wikileaks, Julian Assange During 2016 Campaign

During the 2016 electoral cycle, Wikileaks released two major caches of emails allegedly stolen by Russian hackers: emails from the Democratic National Committee, released in July, and the contents of John Podesta’s email account, released in October. The timing of both releases — and court filings from the Mueller investigation — have stoked speculation that the Trump campaign had inside knowledge of Wikileaks’ plans. Public statements by GOP operative Roger Stone that he was in touch with A...
Tags: UK, News, White House, Fbi, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Julian Assange, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Nra, Allegra Kirkland, Assange


Dems Request Docs On Hush Money Payments To Women, AMI ‘Catch And Kill’ Agreement

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty last year to engaging in a scheme by which he funneled hush money from Trump to Stormy Daniels, a porn star he allegedly slept with. The arrangement worked in part by National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc. buying exclusive rights to the story, and then never publishing it. Cohen and numerous AMI officials (as well as the company itself) are asked for information related to the scheme. House investigators are interested in t...
Tags: News, White House, House, Wikileaks, National Enquirer, Clinton, Trump, Allegra Kirkland, Cohen, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Donald Trump Jr, White House Press, Sean Spicer, American Media Inc, Tom Barrack


Manafort And Gates’ Contacts With Ukrainians, Russians During Campaign

Paul Manafort chaired the Trump campaign pro bono, so to speak, while quickly running out of liquidity after two Ukrainian oligarchs he worked with stopped sending him regular payments. House investigators are asking about Manafort and his protege Rick Gates’s contacts with those oligarchs during the campaign, as well as with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Ukraine-based Russian political consultant who the FBI alleges is a Russian intelligence asset. House investigators are interested in the followi...
Tags: UK, News, White House, Ukraine, Fbi, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Nra, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen


Dems Request Docs On Attempts To Secure Trump Tower Moscow Deal During 2016 Campaign

While trying to develop a Trump Tower in the Russian capital, Trump may have stumbled into a historically large conflict of interest. Emails show that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen was working through the first half of 2016 with ex felon and government cooperator Felix Sater to secure a deal, with the two of them nearly attending a June 2016 conference in St. Petersburg after speaking with Putin’s spokesman about the deal. Investigators also appear to be casting a wide net with this request, foc...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, House, United Arab Emirates, Kremlin, Wikileaks, St Petersburg, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower, Mueller


Exchanging Info With Russia Or Other Foreign Governments

A court filing in January revealed that Paul Manafort had shared unspecified polling data with Konstantin Kilimnik during the 2016 election campaign. House investigators ask Manafort and his associates for information regarding the sharing of election data with foreign entities during the campaign, but also appear to home in on former employees of British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. That company harvested data from social media companies to micro-target voters while working...
Tags: UK, News, White House, Russia, Fbi, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen, Corey Lewandowski


Dems Request Docs On June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting, Trump Jr. Statement Covering It Up

Two Russian lobbyists met with top Trump campaign officials in June 2016, with the promise of “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. The meeting itself — pitched by British music promoter Rob Goldstone to Don Jr. — came with the tagline of being part of the Russian government’s support for Trump. House Investigators are interested in the meeting itself, which featured Paul Manafort, Don. Jr., and Jared Kushner. They also appear to be interested in a statement that Don Jr. issued about the meeting in July...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, White House, Fbi, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, United Arab Emirates, Fox News, National Security Council, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland


Michael Cohen’s $1 Million Deal With A Russian Oligarch’s American Cousin

Michael Cohen was revealed to have signed a $1 million consulting agreement with Columbus Nova, a private equity firm belonging to investor Andrew Intrater, a cousin of Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg. All three — Columbus Nova, Intrater, and Vekselberg — were asked by the committee to provide documents, as were dozens of others involved in the Trump campaign and administration. Vekselberg and Cohen had reportedly discussed U.S.-Russia relations in the weeks before Trump was inau...
Tags: UK, News, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Fbi, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Nra, Allegra Kirkland


Trump’s Off-Record Summits With Putin While In Office

This is one of the most intriguing items on the list. Investigators seek “the contents of meetings between President Trump and Vladimir Putin” from 2017 through November 2018. The meetings have diverged from normal practice, with Trump choosing to meet with a limited number of aides without a U.S. translator. Some of those asked about the contents of the meetings — including Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg and Erik Prince — suggest that the investigation could progress in unexpected directions...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, White House, House, United Arab Emirates, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen, Hope Hicks, Jeff Sessions, White House Press, Sean Spicer, Allen Weisselberg


Hush Money Payments To Women, AMI ‘Catch And Kill’ Agreement

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty last year to engaging in a scheme by which he funneled hush money from Trump to Stormy Daniels, a porn star he allegedly slept with. The arrangement worked in part by National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc. buying exclusive rights to the story, and then never publishing it. Cohen and numerous AMI officials (as well as the company itself) are asked for information related to the scheme. House investigators are interested in t...
Tags: News, White House, House, Wikileaks, National Enquirer, Clinton, Trump, Allegra Kirkland, Cohen, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Donald Trump Jr, White House Press, Sean Spicer, American Media Inc, Tom Barrack


June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting, Trump Jr. Statement Covering It Up

Two Russian lobbyists met with top Trump campaign officials in June 2016, with the promise of “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. The meeting itself — pitched by British music promoter Rob Goldstone to Don Jr. — came with the tagline of being part of the Russian government’s support for Trump. House Investigators are interested in the meeting itself, which featured Paul Manafort, Don. Jr., and Jared Kushner. They also appear to be interested in a statement that Don Jr. issued about the meeting in July...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, White House, Fbi, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, United Arab Emirates, Fox News, National Security Council, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland


Dems Request Docs On Manafort And Gates’ Contacts With Ukrainians, Russians

Paul Manafort chaired the Trump campaign pro bono, so to speak, while quickly running out of liquidity after two Ukrainian oligarchs he worked with stopped sending him regular payments. House investigators are asking about Manafort and his protege Rick Gates’s contacts with those oligarchs during the campaign, as well as with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Ukraine-based Russian political consultant who the FBI alleges is a Russian intelligence asset. House investigators are interested in the following...
Tags: UK, News, White House, Ukraine, Fbi, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Nra, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen


Contacts Between Trumpworld And Qatar, Saudis, UAE

House Judiciary investigators are asking a limited number of witnesses about communications with Middle Eastern powers and Russia during the campaign and transition periods. The document requests could intersect with a January 2017 meeting in the Seychelles, which featured Erik Prince, George Nader, Russian Direct Investment Fund Chief Kirill Dmitriev, and a UAE crown prince. House investigators are interested in the following witnesses and entities: -Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince ...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, House, Uae, Seychelles, Trump, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Flynn, Blackwater, House Judiciary, Jared Kushner Trump, Kirill Dmitriev, Erik Prince George Nader, Erik Prince Trump


Dems Request Docs On Trump Campaign Potentially Exchanging Info With Foreign Governments

A court filing in January revealed that Paul Manafort had shared unspecified polling data with Konstantin Kilimnik during the 2016 election campaign. House investigators ask Manafort and his associates for information regarding the sharing of election data with foreign entities during the campaign, but also appear to home in on former employees of British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. That company harvested data from social media companies to micro-target voters while work...
Tags: UK, News, White House, Fbi, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen, Corey Lewandowski, Hope Hicks


Russian Financing Of Trump Organization, Of Trump Family Members

Numerous Trump Organization employees are asked about whether Russian state-owned or private entities financed the Trump organization, or members of the Trump family itself. The request also appears to extend to Jared Kushner and his family real-estate business, the Kushner Companies. Different requests focus on whether this potential financing include purchases of Trump-owned apartments, or whether it came in the form of loans or large capital investments. House investigators are interested...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, White House, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Nra, Allegra Kirkland, Trump Tower, Mueller, Donald Trump Jr


Dems Request Docs On Trump’s Off-Record Summits With Putin While In Office

This is one of the most intriguing items on the list. Investigators seek “the contents of meetings between President Trump and Vladimir Putin” from 2017 through November 2018. The meetings have diverged from normal practice, with Trump choosing to meet with a limited number of aides without a U.S. translator. Some of those asked about the contents of the meetings — including Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg and Erik Prince — suggest that the investigation could progress in unexpected directions...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, White House, House, United Arab Emirates, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen, Hope Hicks, Jeff Sessions, White House Press, Sean Spicer, Allen Weisselberg


Attempts To Secure Trump Tower Moscow Deal During 2016 Campaign

While trying to develop a Trump Tower in the Russian capital, Trump may have stumbled into a historically large conflict of interest. Emails show that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen was working through the first half of 2016 with ex felon and government cooperator Felix Sater to secure a deal, with the two of them nearly attending a June 2016 conference in St. Petersburg after speaking with Putin’s spokesman about the deal. Investigators also appear to be casting a wide net with this request, foc...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, House, United Arab Emirates, Moscow, Kremlin, Wikileaks, St Petersburg, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower


Dems Request Docs On Contacts With Wikileaks, Julian Assange During 2016 Campaign

During the 2016 electoral cycle, Wikileaks released two major caches of emails allegedly stolen by Russian hackers: emails from the Democratic National Committee, released in July, and the contents of John Podesta’s email account, released in October. The timing of both releases — and court filings from the Mueller investigation — have stoked speculation that the Trump campaign had inside knowledge of Wikileaks’ plans. Public statements by GOP operative Roger Stone that he was in touch wit...
Tags: UK, News, White House, Fbi, Gop, House, United Arab Emirates, Julian Assange, Kremlin, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump, Rnc, Nra, Allegra Kirkland, Assange


Dems Request Docs On Contacts Between Trumpworld And Qatar, Saudis, UAE

House Judiciary investigators are asking a limited number of witnesses about communications with Middle Eastern powers and Russia during the campaign and transition periods. The document requests could intersect with a January 2017 meeting in the Seychelles, which featured Erik Prince, George Nader, Russian Direct Investment Fund Chief Kirill Dmitriev, and a UAE crown prince. House investigators are interested in the following witnesses and entities: -Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince ...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Qatar, House, Uae, Seychelles, Trump, Allegra Kirkland, Michael Flynn, Blackwater, House Judiciary, Jared Kushner Trump, Kirill Dmitriev, Erik Prince George Nader, Erik Prince Trump


President Trump Reportedly Ordered His Son-in-Law Be Given a Security Clearance. Here’s How They Work

President Donald Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant Jared Kushner — Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser — a top-secret security clearance, the New York Times reported on Thursday. In doing this, Trump was effectively quashing concerns raised by the White House’s top lawyer and intelligence officials that Kushner should perhaps not be granted…
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, New York Times, National Security, Donald Trump, Trump, Kushner, Jared Kushner, Jared Kushner Trump


Palestinian negotiator on Jared Kushner, Mideast peace envoy

Saeb Erekat is a Palestinian negotiator. The Palestinians and Jared Kushner, Trump son-in-law and ostensibly the man charged with attaining middle-east peace, have apparently not been talking much lately. Erekat explains why: “This White House needs giant statesmen, not real estate agents." I told him ‘look: if you do this [move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem], you will have disqualified yourself from any role in the peace process.’ He replied: ‘Don’t threaten me.’ I said ‘read my lips: you will ...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, White House, Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Saeb Erekat, Trump, Mideast, U S Embassy, Erekat, Al Aqsa, Jared Kushner, Morons, Jared Kushner Trump