US Politics in Trump era Public date: 29.08.2019 01:16:39

27 Jun 2018

Is another ex-Trump staffer selling access to corporations with business before the administration?

Priebus joins a long list of former Trump administration officials and staffers who have found lucrative work providing “strategic advice” to clients looking to make good with the administration. While President Trump promised to “drain the swamp” by prohibiting former administration officials from “lobbying activities,” many have found creative work-arounds.
Priebus joins a long list of former Trump administration officials and staffers who have found lucrative work providing...
9 Apr 2018

Ivanka Trump’s clothing company will be spared from tariffs, thanks to her dad

The steel and aluminum industries in China will soon be slapped with tariffs up to $50 billion by President Donald Trump. On Thursday, after China announced their intentions to retaliate against the United States with $50 billion in tariffs of their own against U.S. goods, Trump warned that his administration would respond with another set of tariffs, this time targeting $100 billion worth of Chinese goods. Exempt from the proposed tariffs against China, however, is the clothing manufacturing industry.
The steel and aluminum industries in China will soon be slapped with tariffs up to $50 billion by President Donald...
8 Jul 2017

Felix Sater is cooperating with a money laundering investigation. That’s bad news for Trump.

The Financial Times  reported Thursday morning that Felix Sater, former business partner of  President Donald Trump with deep ties to the Mafia and Russian  government, is cooperating in an international investigation into an alleged money-laundering network. Sater has a history of channeling money from prominent families in the Eastern bloc into Trump properties. This could pose problems for Trump, given Sater’s history of outing former close associates in exchange for immunity.
The Financial Times  reported Thursday morning that Felix Sater, former business partner of  President...

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