Tag: Corruption

Trump’s Son-In-Law Gets $400 Million From Foreign Backers, Influence In White House

Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is getting a sizeable chunk of change in the amount of over $400 million from a Chinese company that is looking to invest in his family’s Manhattan office tower on 666 Fifth Ave.

Real estate experts suspect foul play considering its largely favorable terms for a property that has been struggling financially. As part of the deal, the Kushners will only have to pay 20% of what they owe on their existing mortgage.

Trump adviser admits to contact with DNC hacker | TheHill

Roger Stone, President Trump’s former campaign advisor, on Friday admitted to having private conversations with a hacker who helped leak information from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during last year’s campaign.

Stone insisted to The Washington Times that the conversations were “completely innocuous.”

“It was so perfunctory, brief and banal I had forgotten it,” Stone told The Times of a private Twitter conversation he had with a hacker known as “Guccifer 2.0.”

Amid Report of Further Russia Contact, Poll Shows Majority Want Sessions to Resign

The majority of Americans want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign and believe he lied under oath about his meetings with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, a Quinniapac poll published Wednesday found.

Fifty-two percent want Sessions to resign, the poll discovered, and 51 percent believe Sessions committed perjury during his Congressional hearing for the position of U.S. attorney general.