Trump cites Fifth Amendment, refuses to answer New York AG questions

Former US President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower to meet with New York Attorney General Letitia James for a civil investigation on August 10, 2022 in New York City. James Devaney | Gc Images | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump said he refused to answer questions Wednesday at a deposition by investigators for New … Read more

Trump should have been charged with crimes, former New York prosecutor says

Former President Donald Trump Jonathan Ernst | Reuters A former New York prosecutor who quit a criminal investigation of ex-President Donald Trump after his boss declined to lodge charges at the time said that if Trump “had been Joe Blow from Kokomo, we would have indicted without a big debate.” “I believe that Donald Trump, … Read more

Former Coinbase manager and two others charged in insider trading plot

The logo for Coinbase Global Inc, the largest US cryptocurrency exchange, is displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite jumbotron and others at Times Square in New York, US, April 14, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Three people have been charged in the first-ever crypto insider trading tipping scheme, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s … Read more

Rudy Giuliani ordered to testify at grand jury

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks to media outside his apartment building after suspension of his law license in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, June 24, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Rudy Giuliani has been by a New York judge to testify starting Aug. 9 before a grand jury in … Read more

Feds say 2 NY residents used Trump fundraiser, photo in $27M investment scam

Scott Olson | Getty Images Two New York residents were arrested Monday on a federal criminal complaint accusing them of a nearly decade-long $ 27 million investment fraud scheme that leveraged their attendance at a 2017 fundraiser with then-President Donald Trump. Prosecutors said Sherry Xue Li and Lianbo Wang lured more than 150 victims, many … Read more

Israeli government collapse means a potential lifeline for Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seen during the 2016 Genesis Prize award ceremony in Jerusalem, June 23, 2016. Amir Cohen | Reuters DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – In what now feels like a familiar story, Israel’s government has collapsed and the Parliament, or Knesset, will be dissolved by Wednesday at midnight. This paves the … Read more

Trump aide Peter Navarro indicted for contempt of Jan. 6 Capitol probe

White House adviser Peter Navarro speaks to reporters outside the West Wing in Washington. Erin Scott | Reuters Former Trump White House advisor Peter Navarro was arrested Friday on a federal indictment charging him with two counts of contempt of Congress over his refusal to comply with a subpoena issued by the House select committee … Read more

Georgia grand jury probing Trump over election meddling set to begin

US President Donald Trump attends a campaign rally for Republican US senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, ahead of their January runoff elections to determine control of the US Senate, in Valdosta, Georgia, US, December 5, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The special grand jury that will help investigate former President Donald Trump for possibly … Read more

Archegos owner Bill Hwang and former CFO Halligan charged with fraud

Archegos Capital Management’s owner, Bill Hwang, and its former chief financial officer, Patrick Halligan, were arrested Wednesday in connection with the family office’s implosion last year. The men are expected to appear in Manhattan federal court later Wednesday and are being charged with racketeering conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud, according to a statement from … Read more

State corporate welfare is undemocratic

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