Archive | January, 2020

When They’re Not Bagmen, They’re Grifters

28 Jan

Nothing to see here, right, Mr. President?

Mike the Mad Biologist

Ivanka is in trouble with the D.C. Attorney General (boldface mine):

Then-President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka were warned in 2016 that the family business was overcharging the nonprofit presidential inaugural committee — and let it happen anyway, according to a suit filed Wednesday by the Washington, D.C., attorney general.

In the civil complaint, Attorney General Karl Racine charged the Trump inaugural committee and the Trump Organization with using around $1 million of charitable funds to improperly enrich the Trump family.

An experienced event planner who was working for the inaugural, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, raised concerns directly with Donald and Ivanka Trump that the Trump International Hotel in Washington was trying to overcharge the inaugural committee.

“Winston Wolkoff met with President-elect Trump and Ivanka Trump and discussed these concerns with both individuals,” the suit says. “The President-elect acknowledged these concerns and directed that Ivanka Trump would handle…

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Washington’s Consensus on Neofascist Coups in Latin America by Paul Street – Dandelion Salad

10 Jan

by Paul Street Writer, Dandelion Salad The Official Website of Paul Street January 10, 2020 However much they war on the domestic political front, Washington’s Democrats and Republicans are on the …

Source: Washington’s Consensus on Neofascist Coups in Latin America by Paul Street – Dandelion Salad

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