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Surprise, Surprise! Jared “Revoked Clearance” Kushner Tied to Bank Investigated by Federal Officials

May 1, 2018

By Justin Elliott ProPublica A bank that had been under federal investigation until last year has played a role in two recent real estate transactions involving Kushner Companies, Jared Kushner’s family company. Earlier this month, BofI Federal took over a…

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Key White House Adviser Rocked By Influence Peddling Suspicions

March 2, 2018

Likely no one will be happier to see this week come to an end than Jared Kushner. He lost his security clearance, got humiliated by reports foreign nations viewed him as a patsy to be easily manipulated, and was implicated in a…

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You Won’t F*cking Believe How Much More Top CEO’s Make Compared to Most American Workers

July 21, 2017

by John Light In 2016, CEOs at America’s largest firms made, on average, 271 times more than the average US worker. Fifty years ago, that ratio was 20-to-1. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio, calculated annually by the Economic Policy Institute, a…

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REVEALED: The Shady ‘International Man of Mystery’ Connecting Trump, Flynn, and Russian Oligarchs

June 27, 2017

by Isaac Arnsdorf ProPublica, June 27, 2017, More than two years ago, two men started visiting Washington to push Turkey’s agenda in the capital. They dined with dignitaries and enlisted prominent lobbying firms from both sides of the aisle. It…

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Is Trump Using The Power Of The Presidency, And His Twitter, To Commit Insider Trading?

December 12, 2016

Trump’s Latest Angry Tweet Creates A Pattern In The Stock Market On Monday, President-elect Donald Trump criticized the F-35 fighter aircraft on–wait for it–Twitter. Trump blasted the cost of the Pentagon’s newest fighter jet, and indicated that as president, he would…

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When You Discover Who’s Funding Jason Chaffetz It Will Shake You To Your Core

November 1, 2016

Jason Chaffetz is the Republican Congressman from Utah and Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform who fired the tweet heard round the world last week, claiming, falsely, that the FBI had “reopened” its investigation into Democratic presidential…

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When You Discover Who’s Funding Jason Chaffetz It Will Shake You To Your Core

November 1, 2016

Jason Chaffetz is the Republican Congressman from Utah and Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform who fired the tweet heard round the world last week, claiming, falsely, that the FBI had “reopened” its investigation into Democratic presidential…

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Obama’s SEC Nomination Is A Loss For Wall Street, A Win For The Rest Of Us

October 21, 2015

You might be forgiven for not closely following nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission, as it is not exactly the most exciting of topics, so you might have missed a rare bit of good news: “In a victory for…

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