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Whitaker Paid $1.2 Million By Conservative Nonprofit With Obscure Roots, Secret Donors

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In the three years after he arrived in Washington in 2014, Matthew G. Whitaker received more than $1.2 million as the leader of a charity that reported having no other employees, some of the best pay of his career, The Washington Post reports. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust described itself as a new watchdog nonprofit dedicated to exposing unethical conduct by public officials. For Whitaker, it became a lucrative steppingstone in a swift rise from a modest law practice in Iowa to the nation’s top law enforcement job. As FACT’s president, he regularly appeared on radio and television, often to skewer liberals. But FACT’s origins and the source of funding used to pay...

House Democrats Vow Investigation Into Ivanka Trump’s Personal Email Use

Added: 20.11.2018 19:51 | 6 views | 0 comments

In the wake of a report First Daughter Ivanka Trump violated federal law by using a personal email account to conduct government business, the incoming head of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, said the panel would investigate the violation, The Washington Post reported. Cummings said the committee launched a bipartisan investigation last year into White House officials’ use of personal email, the report said, but the White House did not provide the requested information. eport quoted Cummings saying: “We need those documents to ensure that Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and other officials are complying with federal records laws and there is a complete record of...

Trump continues to question CIA conclusion that Saudi crown prince was responsible for Khashoggi's death

Added: 20.11.2018 19:17 | 9 views | 0 comments

The statement from President Trump came after he said he would be receiving a full report on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last month and after The Washington Post reported that the CIA had assessed with high confidence that Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman ordered Khashoggi’s death. “King […]

Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

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Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

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AP Top Stories November 20 A

Added: 20.11.2018 13:53 | 11 views | 0 comments

Here's the latest for Tuesday November 20th: Judge issues ban against Trump asylum policy; Suspect, 3 others dead in Chicago hospital shooting; Shooting in downtown Denver; Washington Post reports Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business.


Trump pressed to levy harsh US response to Khashoggi killing

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President Donald Trump faces increasing pressure to take tougher measures against Saudi Arabia over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi. Trump says that Saudi Arabia is a "spectacular ally" and that he's not convinced that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's de facto leader, was directly responsible for the Oct. 2 slaying of the editorial columnist for The Washington Post inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. But there are increasing calls for more action amid a growing consensus that the crown prince, who controls virtually all major levers of power in Saudi Arabia, must have known about the operation. The pressure is coming from Democrats and Republicans in Congress and...

Most charities that deserted Trump’s Florida club after Charlottesville haven’t come back

Added: 20.11.2018 11:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

Just two organizations that previously held high-dollar banquets at Mar-a-Lago returned this winter, a Washington Post analysis shows.

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Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business: report

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Washington: The US president's daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for government business in violation of federal records rules, The Washington Post reported Monday. The Washington Post, citing...

Ivanka Trump used personal email address for government business

Added: 20.11.2018 5:39 | 12 views | 0 comments

Spokesperson says the emails mostly pertained to logistics and personal interests; The Washington Post was first to report on her use of the private email address


Trump Administration Planning To Add Venezuela To List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism

Added: 20.11.2018 2:48 | 15 views | 0 comments

U.S. officials and internal government emails revealed the White House was preparing to add Venezuela to the United States list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, according to The Washington Post. The move would be a remarkable escalation after President Donald Trump criticized Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro since the list is typically used for governments accused of providing "support for acts of international terrorism." The current list only includes Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is among several Republican legislators who have pushed for the designation on the grounds that Caracas has ties to Lebanese Hezbollah, the Revolutionary Armed Forces...

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