US Politics in Trump era Public date: 17.09.2019 01:44:11

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24 Jun 2017

Bernie and Jane Sanders, under FBI investigation for bank fraud, hire lawyers

FBI is probing whether Jane Sanders improperly acquired bank loans to expand Burlington College, which was forced to close because of heavy debt. Brady Toensing of Burlington, the man responsible for the claims filed to the U.S. attorney for Vermont, was a chairman for the Trump campaign in his state.
FBI is probing whether Jane Sanders improperly acquired bank loans to expand Burlington College, which was forced to...
16 Jun 2017

Trump sells Qatar $12 billion of U.S. weapons days after accusing it of funding terrorism

While President Trump berates Qatar for sponsoring terrorism at the highest levels, he is simultaneously authorizing the country to purchase over $21 billion of U.S. weapons.  One portion of that deal -- $12 billion for 36 F-15QA fighter jets -- was inked on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., when Qatar's Defense Minister met with U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis.
While President Trump berates Qatar for sponsoring terrorism at the highest levels, he is simultaneously authorizing the...
20 Feb 2017

State Dept. carries out layoffs under Rex Tillerson

Much of seventh-floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the Counselor offices, were told today that their services were no longer needed.  These staffers in particular are often the conduit between the secretary’s office to the country bureaus, where the regional expertise is centered. Inside the State Department, some officials fear that this is a politically-minded purge that cuts out much-needed expertise from the policy-making, rather than simply reorganizing the bureaucracy.
Much of seventh-floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the...
13 Oct 2016

More questionable footage of Trump’s comments on women

In 1992 footage from "Entertainment Tonight" Donald Trump greets a young girl and then brags to camera: "I'm going to be dating her in 10 years!" This is far from the first time Trump has made reference to his interest in dating much younger women.
In 1992 footage from "Entertainment Tonight" Donald Trump greets a young girl and then brags to camera: "I'm going to be...

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