Book reveals Trump effort to persuade Justice Kennedy to step aside for Kavanaugh
February 29, 2020

New book Dark Towers tells of how family coordinated charm offensive to convince ageing supreme court justice to retire

The Trump family carried out a coordinated White House charm offensive to persuade Anthony Kennedy, a swing vote on the supreme Continue reading

Gates Testifies He Stole From Manafort and Helped Him Break Law
August 14, 2018

Paul Manafort’s former right-hand man, Rick Gates, broke his silence Monday and offered dramatic inside testimony about how wealthy Ukrainian businessmen used offshore accounts and shell companies to pay his boss millions of dollars for political consulting work.

Gates, 46, Continue reading

Mueller Wants Manafort Jury to Hear of Lobbying Decades Ago
August 4, 2018

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller argued that jurors who will weigh whether Paul Manafort illegally lobbied for Ukraine should also hear about his work three decades ago for Saudi Arabia and other nations.

Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Continue reading

Thailand Leads in Crypto by Skipping the Big Debate
July 5, 2018

Securities, or not securities. That is the crypto question.

Except in Thailand.

While regulators around the world have grappled with the issue of what category digital currencies and assets fall into, Thailand has skipped the debate altogether.

Instead, using an emergency Continue reading

Trump Sending National Guard to Mexican Border
April 10, 2018
  • President says ‘drastic illegal activity’ gives him no choice
  • Memorandum does not say how many troops will be called up

President Donald Trump is sending National Guard forces to assist border authorities along the U.S.-Mexico boundary, according to a presidential Continue reading