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Lawyers are trying to convince a judge to allow the Scottish government to investigate the Trump Organization under a 'McMafia' order, citing the New York criminal case

Donald Trump plays a round of golf at Trump Turnberry Luxury Collection Resort during the US President's first official visit to the United Kingdom on July 15, 2018 in Turnberry, Scotland. Leon Neal/Getty Images Lawmakers in Scotland are exploring whether to investigate the Trump Organization's finances. Lawyers cited Manhattan prosecutors' criminal probe of the company and its CFO as a reason to move forward. A judge is weighing if lawmakers can use a "McMafia" order to open a...
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60% of Americans think it would be bad for the country if Trump ran for president again in 2024: poll

People hold a Trump 2024 flag before U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) who arrives to address supporters at a Matt Gaetz Florida Man Freedom Tour event at the Hilton Melbourne Beach on July 31, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A Quinnipiac University poll found 60% of Americans thought a Trump 2024 bid would be bad for the country. The poll also found that 54% of Americans don't think President Biden will seek re-election in 2024. 46% approve of Biden's job as...
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Michael Cohen says he thinks Jared Kushner has already flipped on Donald Trump

Jared Kushner, right, and his wife Ivanka Trump, the daughter of Donald Trump. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Michael Cohen said he thinks Jared Kushner has flipped on his father-in-law Donald Trump. It comes as NY prosecutors pursue a criminal probe into Trump's business empire. He said it was noteworthy that Kushner's name was absent all proceedings so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said he thinks Jared K...
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Michael Cohen says he thinks Jared Kushner has already flipped on Trump

Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump's eldest daughter. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Michael Cohen said he thought Jared Kushner had flipped on his father-in-law, Donald Trump. New York prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation into Trump's business empire. Cohen said it was noteworthy that Kushner's name had been absent in proceedings so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said h...
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Flipping Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg is still prosecutors' best hope of nailing Trump

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg exits after his arraignment hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The first charges in the Trump Organization investigation were all about CFO Allen Weisselberg. Prosecutors' laserlike focus on Weisselberg indicates he's still key to nailing Donald Trump himself. Experts say they wouldn't be surprised if additional indi...
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Campaign Spending At Trump Properties Down, But Not Out

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The number of federal political committees that have spent money in the first half of 2021 at Trump Organization properties has dropped dramatically from the same period two years ago, Federal Election Commission filings show. Those continuing to spend: a smaller circle of loyal supporters of former Presid...
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Thomas Barrack told a UAE official that Trump considered appointing him ambassador to the country and 'give Abu Dhabi more power': prosecutors

Thomas Barrack, executive chairman, Colony Northstar, speaks at the Milken Institute's 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Trump considered making Thomas Barrack the UAE Ambassador, according to messages obtained by prosecutors. Prosecutors arrested Barrack Tuesday on charges of trying to influence US foreign policy on the UAE's behalf. Trump appointing Barrack would "give Abu Dhabi more power!" Barrack told a UAE official, ...
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Trump Org CFO appeared to defend company car perk while being charged with tax avoidance scheme, documents say

Trump Organization finance chief Allen Weisselberg appears in a New York court after turning himself in to authorities on July 01, 2021 in New York City. According to reports, federal prosecutors with the Manhattan district attorney's office have charged the Trump Organization, and its CFO Weisselberg, with tax-related crimes. Seth Wenig-Pool/Getty Images Trump Org. CFO Allen Weisselberg complained about his long commute, court documents say. He was defending receiving luxury cars fro...
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Trump Organization official who reportedly testified for prosecutors previously said Trump misused charity funds

Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on May 18, 2021 in New York City. James Devaney/GC Images The Trump Org. controller said Donald Trump misused charity funds in 2017 testimony unearthed by The Daily Beast. The controller, Jeff McConney, reportedly testified for the Manhattan DA's ongoing investigation. The DA's office is expected to bring additional charges in the criminal investigation. See more stories on Insider's business page. A high-rankin...
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NY prosecutors seek cooperation from Trump Organization executive Matthew Calamari

New York prosecutors have continued to pressure top Trump Organization executive Matthew Calamari to cooperate since charging the company and its chief financial officer earlier this month, according to a person familiar with the matter -- the latest sign that the inquiry is continuing.
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Top Stories this PM: Trump implicated in org probe; Europe's devastating floods; Subway's free promo fail

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Trump is implicated. A witness in the Manhattan district attorney's investigation into the Trump Organization told prosecutors that Donald Trump once personally offered to pay school costs for employees' family members in place of a raise in order to avoid paying taxes, The Daily Beast reported. The revelation could bolster any charges that prose...
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Trump directly implicated himself in potential tax crimes at the Trump Organization with an offer to pay school fees, report says

Donald Trump. Dominick Reuter/AFP via Getty Images Trump has been connected to the Trump Org. tax investigation for the first time, per The Daily Beast. A witness reportedly told investigators that Trump once offered to personally guarantee perks in lieu of taxable salary. Trump has not been charged by the Manhattan DA so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. A cooperating witness in the Manhattan District Attorney investigation into the Trump Organization told prosecutors ...
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Trump directly implicated himself in the Trump Organization tax investigation with an offer to pay school fees, report says

Donald Trump. Dominick Reuter/AFP via Getty Images Trump has been connected to the Trump Org. tax investigation for the first time, per The Daily Beast. A witness reportedly told investigators that Trump once offered to personally guarantee perks in lieu of taxable salary. Trump has not been charged by the Manhattan DA so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. A cooperating witness told Manhattan prosecutors last month that former President Donald Trump offered to personally...
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Trump implicated in Trump Organization tax investigation: report

Sources told The Daily Beast that Jennifer Weisselberg told investigators Trump personally offered perks in lieu of taxable salary at a...
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I Alone Can Fix It review: Donald Trump as wannabe Führer – in another riveting read

Gen Mark Milley saw that the US was in a ‘Reichstag moment’ – four days before the Capitol riot. With this and much more startling reporting, Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker of the Washington Post deliver the goods once againCocooned at his resorts, the Trump Organization indicted, Donald Trump has come to embrace the insurrection. Related: Trump told chief of staff Hitler ‘did a lot of good things’, book says Continue reading...
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Trump says he has no financial interests in Russia. Here's a run-down of the decades his businesses have spent trying make his mark there.

Emin Agalarov, Donald Trump and Aras Agalarov attend the red carpet at Miss Universe Pageant Competition 2013 on November 9, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Victor Boyko/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump has often claimed he has "nothing to do with Russia," but that's far from the truth. Trump's efforts to lay down his name in the Russian capital stretch back more than 30 years. His most recent attempt to break ground in Moscow was a long process that reportedly lasted well into...
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Allen Weisselberg retains a powerful role at one of Trump's Scottish golf courses, despite being ousted from the other

Getty Trump Org. CFO Allen Weisselberg retains a senior role at one of Trump's golf resorts in Scotland. Weisselberg was terminated from other roles in Trump's empire, including his other Scottish course. It followed a 15-count indictment against him and the company, now playing out in court. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg retained a senior position at one of Donald Trump's golf resorts in Scotland despite being remove...
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg started quitting his positions with the company's subsidiaries days before his indictment

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg exits after his arraignment hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., July 1, 2021. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Allen Weisselberg started quitting Trump Org subsidiaries before his indictment, per the Washington Post. Prosecutors brought a 15-count indictment against the CFO and the company on July 1. Weisselberg and the company pleaded not guilty in a wide-ranging, alleged ta...
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10 Things in Politics: Trump alums nab corporate gigs

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.RePete: The Home Run Derby was supposed to be Shohei Ohtani's latest moment amid a historic run. The Mets' Pete Alonso had other plans.Here's what we're talking about:From Amazon to Big Ass Fans, these 31 corporations have hired former Trump administration officialsBiden says US stands with Cuban people amid protestsNearly $400 million...
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Indicted Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg removed from top roles at subsidiaries

Weisselberg was quietly removed from leadership posts at over two dozen Trump Organization subsidiaries in Florida.
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Trump Org. CFO removed from positions following indictment

By Kara Scannell | CNN The Trump Organization has removed Allen Weisselberg, its chief financial officer, from officer positions at several of its subsidiaries, including Mar-a-Lago, after he and former President Donald Trump’s namesake business were indicted for allegedly running a 15-year tax fraud scheme. Weisselberg’s role and title at the Trump Organization could change, but he will remain at the company, a source close to the Trump Organization told CNN. The source described Weisselberg’s ...
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Trump Organization removed CFO Allen Weisselberg from leadership at dozens of subsidiaries amid tax fraud scandal: report

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg looks on as then-U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. Carlo Allegri/Reuters/File Photo Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg was removed from leadership roles at 40 of the company's subsidiaries, The Wall Street Journal reported. His removal comes after he was terminated as director of one of Trump's Scotland golf courses. ...
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Reports: Trump Organization removes indicted CFO as officer of several subsidiaries

Weisselberg's removal comes after prosecutors accused him and the Trump Organization of a 15-year tax-fraud scheme. He was head of multiple entities.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Indicted Trump Organization CFO removed as an officer from several company subsidiaries

The Trump Organization has removed Allen Weisselberg, its chief financial officer, from officer positions at several of its subsidiaries, including Mar-a-Lago, after he and former President Donald Trump's namesake business were indicted for allegedly running a 15-year tax fraud scheme.
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg removed as officer of subsidiaries after criminal charges, report says

Allen Weisselberg, the longtime Trump Organization CFO, was reportedly removed as officer of some subsidiaries of the company, following...
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Prosecutors' references to Allen Weisselberg's family are New York 'hardball' to get him to cooperate with the investigation into the Trump Organization, says expert

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg looks on as then-U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. Carlo Allegri/Reuters/File Photo Tax prosecution expert Frank Agostino has weighed in on the debate on the Trump Organization prosecution. He told CNN charges against CFO Allen Weisselberg were likely a warning to cooperate. NY prosecutors in July charged Weisselberg and...
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Toyota said it would stop donating to Republicans who voted against Biden's certification, having given tens of thousands of dollars since the Capitol riots

Many top US companies scrambled to cut ties with the 147 GOP lawmakers who voted against the election results following the January 6 Capitol siege. Getty Toyota said it would stop donating to Republicans who had objected to Joe Biden's certification. The automaker's PAC had given tens of thousands of dollars to these lawmakers since January. In an ad this week, the Lincoln Project targeted Toyota for donating to the objectors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Toyot...
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How the Manhattan DA could pressure Allen Weisselberg to cooperate against Donald Trump

A Mercedes-Benz for his wife, an apartment for his son and school tuition for his grandchildren. Prosecutors described all three as evidence in a sweeping 15-count indictment alleging that Allen Weisselberg, the longtime chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, was part of a 15-year scheme to defraud tax authorities by failing to pay taxes on $1.7 million in compensation he received in the form of those benefits.
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Trump Org. CFO Weisselberg Terminated From Leadership Role At Trump Golf Resort

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg, who was indicted for tax crimes along with the Trump Organization itself last week, has been terminated as a director of one of ex-President Donald Trump's golf clubs. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg has been terminated as the director of one of Trump's golf courses in Scotland

Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg looks on as then-U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, on May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri//File Photo Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg was terminated from one of Trump's Scotland golf courses. It follows a 15-count indictment against Weisselberg and the Trump Organization. Weisselberg's attorneys didn't immediately respond...
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