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Attorney for Jared Kushner and a Trump fundraiser investigated by DOJ in alleged bribery-for-pardon scheme

Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (C) arrives with lawyer Abbe Lowell (L) for a meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images The US Department of Justice investigated an attorney for Jared Kushner in connection with an alleged bribery-for-pardon scheme, The New York Times reported. As Business Insider reported, a US judge released documents this week showing that federal investigators were concerned about ...
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Trump is reportedly considering preemptively pardoning as many as 20 associates before leaving office

President Trump. Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump is considering preemptively pardoning as many as 20 close associates before he leaves office in January, Politico reported on Thursday. They include his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, as well as his three eldest children, as The New York Times previously reported. However, the president is said to be concerned about whether the preemptive pardons could look like a public admission of guilt. Trump and his allies will fa...
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Republican Sen. David Perdue's stock portfolio shows he'd occasionally make at least 20 trades in one day, per a New York Times investigation

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) speaks to the crowd of supporters during a "Defend the Majority" rally at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agriculture Center on November 19, 2020 in Perry, Georgia. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia has at times made at least 20 stock transactions in just one day, according to a New York Times analysis on Wednesday. Perdue made a total of 2,596 trades during his first term in office, the report revealed. The senator has faced...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, New York Times, The Times, Stocks, Times, Donald Trump, Perdue, Justice Department, Democratic, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Loeffler


Biden plans to keep Christopher Wray on as FBI director if Trump doesn't fire him

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 05: FBI Director Christopher Wray arrives for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing titled Threats to the Homeland, in Hart Building on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will keep Christopher Wray on as the FBI director if he's still in the role when the new administration takes office, The New York Times reported. A senior Biden official told The Times that the pre...
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Tesco will repay Covid cash after dividend outcry - The Times

Tesco will repay Covid cash after dividend outcry   The Times
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Trump is said to have discussed pardoning his 3 eldest children, Jared Kushner, and Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani listening as President Donald Trump spoke at a news conference in the White House on September 27. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images President Donald Trump discussed preemptive pardons for his three eldest children — Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and Ivanka Trump — as well as his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, reported Tuesday. It is legal for a president to pardon family members, though it remains unclear what crimes the president might seek to...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Russia, Trends, Ukraine, Fbi, Bill Clinton, The Times, Fox News, Biden, Times, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani


Trump has raised at least $150 million to cover his bogus election challenges — but most of that money will go to financing Trump's future

President Donald Trump at the East Room of the White House in the early hours of November 4, 2020, the day after Election Day. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images In the month since Election Day, President Donald Trump's campaign has ratcheted up fundraising, raising more than $150 million, The Washington Post reported on Monday.  The New York Times published a similar report on Monday, but put the number at $170 million.  To put that into context, the amount raised since Election Day is abou...
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Nike, Coca-Cola, and Apple reportedly lobbied to weaken a bill aimed at preventing them from manufacturing products in China using forced Uighur labor

Hong Kong protesters rally in support of Xinjiang Uighurs' human rights in Hong Kong, China, December 22, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Nike, Coca-Cola, and Apple were among the companies that lobbied to weaken a bill aimed at banning US firms from relying on Chinese forced labor, The New York Times reported Sunday. HSBC, American Apparel, and several industry groups also lobbied on the bill, which would ban many goods imported from Xinjiang unless companies prove they weren't made with...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, Politics, Human Rights, Coca Cola, Washington Post, Senate, China, US, Trends, Nike, House, New York Times, The Times, Retail


Tony Hsieh, the former visionary CEO of Zappos, has died. Here's how his radical business philosophy transformed Zappos and made him 'a pioneer of a company culture.'

Tony Hsieh. Ethan Miller/Getty Images Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Zappos who died suddenly last week, was a visionary thinker who had an obsession with company culture, according to his friends and colleagues.  Hsieh, who served at the helm of Zappos for 20 years, adopted a method called "Holacracy" in 2013.  Holacracy is an operating structure that relies on self-management — employees are equally privileged and work in circles dedicated to specific functions, which overlap.  Hsieh hop...
Tags: Amazon, News, Washington Post, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, The Times, Brian, Las Vegas, Sarah Lacy, Zappos, Sequoia Capital, Business Insider, Justin Kan, Alfred Lin, Denver Post


America's Top Court Strikes Down Covid-19 Restriction On Religious Groups

DevNull127 writes: Earlier this year the governor's order had "restricted the size of religious gatherings in certain areas of New York where infection rates were climbing," reports the New York Times. But Wednesday night (in a close 5 to 4 decision) America's highest court ruled against the governor — and in favor of two religious organizations challenging him. "[T]hey tell us without contradiction that they have complied with all public health guidance, have implemented additional precaution...
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Trump retweeted GOP ally Matt Gaetz calling for a pardoning spree including the president and his whole administration

President Donald Trump pardoning Corn the turkey during the traditional turkey pardoning Tuesday at the White House. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted a post in which Rep. Matt Gaetz called for the president to issue himself a pardon.  "President Trump should pardon Flynn, the Thanksgiving turkey, and everyone from himself, to his admin, to Joe Exotic if he has to," Gaetz tweeted. There has been speculation that Trump may indeed issue himself a ...
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Representatives for 'Tiger King's' Joe Exotic are said to be chasing Trump down for a pardon and spending thousands of dollars to get it

Associated Press "Tiger King's" Joe Exotic is trying to get President Donald Trump's attention for a pardon, The New York Times reported.  The zookeeper whose full name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage is serving a 22-year sentence, after being found guilty of two counts of murder for hire and 17 counts of animal abuse, for killing tigers and plotting to murder his rival, the animal-rights activist Carole Baskin. Representatives for Maldonado-Passage reportedly ran up a $10,000 tab at Trump's ...
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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are expanding their New Jersey estate after hostile signals from New York high society about their post-presidency life

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner at a Trump campaign rally in Pennsylvania in September 2020. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have drawn up plans to expand their property on President Trump's New Jersey golf course, The New York Times reported. The plans include extensions to their existing property, as well five new "cottages," a spa complex, and a "general store," according to the Times. It's not clear if the couple will base themselves there, as the question of th...
Tags: Politics, New York, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, New York Times, New Jersey, News UK, The Times, Manhattan, Times, Donald Trump, Vanity Fair


Biden team is reportedly pushing congressional Democrats to strike an immediate stimulus deal with Republicans to stave off a renewed recession

President-elect Joe Biden. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden's economic advisors fear another recession is looming, The New York Times reported. The impasse over another stimulus package and the prospect of millions of people losing unemployment benefits are leading them to press congressional Democrats to pass another aid package very quickly, The Times said. The surge in virus cases is causing another wave of restrictions and closures that experts say could deal a blow ...
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Trump Faces Growing Calls From Biz Leaders To Concede After Legal Battles Fall Flat

President Trump is facing increasing pressure from corporate America to finally concede to President-elect Joe Biden after the sitting president’s ill-fated attempts to legally challenge the legitimacy of the election process have fizzled. Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman, a close confidant of Trump throughout his presidential term, told Axios in a statement on Monday that Biden won the presidential election and it’s time to move on. “I’m a fan of good process,” Schwarzman, who initially defend...
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New York officials are now said to be investigating some of Trump's tax write-offs, including consulting fees that appeared to go to his daughter Ivanka

A New York Times investigation previously found Ivanka Trump appeared to be paid as a consultant to the Trump Organization while she was working for the company as an executive. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Two New York fraud investigations into President Donald Trump have expanded to include consulting-fee write-offs, some of which appeared to include fees paid to the president's daughter Ivanka Trump, reported Thursday. A Times investigation into Trump's taxes previously found that from 201...
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New York fraud investigations into Trump have expanded to include consulting fee write-offs, some of which appeared to be paid to Ivanka Trump

The Times investigation found Ivanka Trump appeared to be paid as a consultant to the Trump Organization while she was also working for the company as an executive officer. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Two New York fraud investigations into President Donald Trump have expanded to include consulting fee write-offs, some of which appeared to be paid to the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump, reported. A Times investigation into Trump's taxes found that between the years 2010 and 2018 there were...
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A Trump speechwriter who was sacked in 2018 for meeting white nationalists has been rehired to oversee US Holocaust memorials

Darren Beattie speaking at Symposium at the Wall in Sunland Park, New Mexico, in July 2019. YouTube/WeBuildTheWall A White House speechwriter who was fired in 2018 for meeting with white nationalists has been rehired to join an agency that oversees US Holocaust memorials abroad. President Donald Trump appointed Darren Beattie to join the board of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad on Wednesday. The White House had fired Beattie after CNN reported that he had a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Racism, Holocaust, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Fox News, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Wall, Trump


Rudy Giuliani is reportedly asking for $20,000 per day in legal fees as he presides over Trump's election lawsuits that have mostly failed in the courts

Twitter/C-SPAN President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, reportedly asked for $20,000 to take charge of legal battles relating to the election, The New York Times reported. Giuliani denied making the request.  Trump has waged several lawsuits tied to baseless claims that there was fraud in the election.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer who last week was put in charge of his legal battles related to ...
Tags: Politics, Law, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New York Times, The Times, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sarah Al Arshani, Mark Aronchick, The Times Business Insider


Out-Of-Practice Attorney Giuliani Requested $20K A Day To Lead Trump’s Flailing Election Suits

Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly demanded hefty compensation for spearheading the sitting President’s baseless legal efforts to delegitimize the results of the election. According to the New York Times on Tuesday, Giuliani requested that the Trump campaign pay him $20,000 a day for his legal work, all of which would eventually fall almost entirely flat as Trump maintains bogus claims of widespread voter fraud and refuses to concede the election to President-elect Joe Biden. The...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Arizona, The Times, Biden, Times, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Maricopa County, 2020 Election, Summer Concepcion


Candy maker Mars just bought healthy snack company Kind in a deal reportedly worth $5 billion

ASSOCIATED PRESS Mars just bought Kind, the New York Times reported. The deal reportedly valued Kind at around $5 billion. Mars already had a minority stake in Kind dating back to 2017. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Candy manufacturer Mars just bought Kind North America, makers of Kind bars, Andrew Ross Sorkin and Lauren Hirsch at The New York Times first reported. Neither company has addressed specifics of the deal, but it valued Kind at around $5 billion, according...
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Law firm reportedly withdraws from representing Trump campaign in Pennsylvania lawsuit

A law firm that was representing President Trump's 2020 campaign as it challenged the election results in Pennsylvania has reportedly "abruptly" withdrawn from a lawsuit it filed just a few days ago.Porter Wright Morris & Arthur withdrew from a lawsuit filed on Monday in the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on behalf of Trump's campaign over alleged "irregularities" in the presidential election, The New York Times reports."Plaintiffs and Porter Wright have r...
Tags: Texas, News, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New York Times, The Times, Biden, Times, Puerto Rico, Trump, Plaintiffs, Porter Wright, Porter Wright Morris Arthur


Trump campaign adviser Corey Lewandowski tests positive for COVID-19

President Donald Trump's campaign advisor Corey Lewandowski speaks about a court order obtained to grant more access to vote counting operations at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Matt Slocum/AP Photo Senior Trump campaign advisor Corey Lewandowski told CNN on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Lewandowski has been part of Trump's legal effort to overturn election results in several key battleground states. Lewandowski is the latest in Presid...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, The Times, Philadelphia, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Trump, Corey Lewandowski, Lewandowski, Housing and Urban Development, Matt Slocum, Pennsylvania Convention Center


Three more White House officials reportedly test positive for COVID-19, adding to new cluster

White House Political Director Brian Jack AP Photo/Alex Brandon Three more White House staffers have tested positive for the coronavirus. White House Political Director Brian Jack received a positive test result for COVID-19 over the weekend, according to The New York Times. Jack was one of several others who attended an election night party at the White House who later tested positive for the virus. The other two are still unnamed, and it's unknown if they were at the November 3 gathering...
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Two more White House officials reportedly test positive for COVID-19, adding to new cluster

White House Political Director Brian Jack AP Photo/Alex Brandon Two more high-level White House staffers have tested positive for the coronavirus. White House Political Director Brian Jack received a positive test result for COVID-19 over the weekend, according to The New York Times. Jack was one of several others who attended an election night party at the White House who later tested positive for the virus. The second person is still unnamed, and it's unknown if they were at the November...
Tags: Politics, Science, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Times, Jack, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Trump, Bloomberg News, Jennifer Jacobs, Healy Baumgardner, David Bossie


Codemasters agrees 'fair and reasonable' lower takeover offer - The Times

Codemasters agrees 'fair and reasonable' lower takeover offer   The Times
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Trump plans to create a political action committee that he can use to retain power over Republicans

Evan Vucci/AP Images President Donald Trump is creating a leadership political action committee, according to The New York Times.  The PAC will be permitted to accept donations from an unlimited number of people with each individual donation limited to $5,000.  Trump has so far refused to concede the 2020 election to President-elect Joe Biden and insists that the election was stolen from him. He has told aides that he's considering running for president again in 2024 and the PAC could hel...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, The Times, PAC, The New York Times, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Evan Vucci


MSNBC contributor Jon Meacham didn't disclose he reportedly helped write Biden's presidential acceptance speech when commenting on it

MSNBC contributor Jon Meacham was asked to comment on President-elect Joe Biden's acceptance speech on air over the weekend, which he did — without properly disclosing his role in helping to write it, The New York Times reported Monday.Meacham is a presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize recipient, the former editor-in-chief of Newsweek, and was reportedly tapped to help write Biden's speeches, including his Democratic National Convention acceptance speech and his presidential acceptance ...
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Denmark, overwhelmed by millions of mink it plans to kill to prevent a new strain of coronavirus, is turning to incinerators and chemical-drenched mass graves

Mink at a farm in Wisconsin, US, on February 12, 2013. Carrie Antlfinger/AP Danish mink will be buried in mass graves on military land as the country's incinerators and rendering plants struggle to keep up, the country's environmental and health authorities announced.  The country's entire population of mink — 17 million animals — is being culled after a strain of the coronavirus was found in them that can pass to humans. Experts have told Business Insider that the mutated strain may not b...
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Trump plans to push unproven voter fraud claims at upcoming rallies: Axios

The president and his allies have continued to make unsubstantiated claims of mass voter fraud, after major news networks called the election for President-elect Joe Biden. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump plans to share obituaries of dead people who he says voted, sources reportedly told Axios. The president and his allies have continued to make unsubstantiated claims of mass voter fraud, after major news networks called the election for President-elect Joe Biden on...
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