The law was not kind to corrupt people this week. The DC Circuit sided with congressional oversight when it said the House could sue Don McGahn if he didn’t comply with a subpoena. We learned that Deutsche Bank gave up Donald Trump’s financials to Manhattan prosecutor Cyrus Vance, and the crown jewel came with New York Attorney General Letitia James’s announcement of a civil suit against the NRA over its corrupt business practices.
Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is being probed for Ukraine corruption related to his energy projects and push to investigate Joe Biden.
Donald Trump’s DC hotel decided it doesn’t want the money that comes from Christians showing solidarity with the Kurds. According to the Washington Post, the Trump International Hotel “abruptly” canceled the event that Frontier Alliance International said was intended to honor and pray for the Kurdish people.
Dalton Thomas, the aid group’s founder, described the reasons he was given as “hazy.”
A second official of the religious group, Charlene Struebing, said Trump Hotel staff cited “security concerns” because FAI’s critics planned to protest outside.
“They said they’ve gotten a lot of security concerns and they couldn’t accommodate enough security,” Struebing said. “I think it’s more related to people protesting our event than it was anything we were doing.”
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House’s Office of Budget and Management, created a stir in Washington this week when he said that when he was in Congress he only talked to lobbyists who gave him substantial campaign contributions.
In a statement, Zinke claimed that he had nothing to do with his neighbor getting the contract to do a job the company is not suited for, that is priced so high it stands out for adding rampant waste to its naked corruption. Zinke says he welcomes all investigations into the allegations.
The right-wing extremist could face tens of thousands of dollars in fines – or even criminal prosecution.
Using taxpayer money to fund a commission based on an insane Trump conspiracy theory has never been a good use of resources to begin with.
Manafort claimed he was an unpaid member of the Trump campaign – if you don't count the millions he received from Trump-affiliated businesses after stepping down.
The congressman has access to more intelligence than the average member of Congress.
Suspected of receiving illicit gifts and favors from foreign and domestic business executives, Netanyahu was questioned by police “under caution.”
"Donald Trump promised to change Washington's culture of self-dealing, and if he wants to succeed he's going to have to make a sacrifice and lead by example."
New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran (R) resigned early Friday morning, and she pleaded guilty to 6 of the 65 charges she faced.
The conservatives have been so blatant in their service to special interests that Americans have taken notice, and a new poll reveals the people have lost faith in, and are weary of, this conservative Court's rulings.
The level of political corruption in Republican and conservative ranks has gotten so blatant that they are finally being targeted for investigations.
There is no demographic that supports Romney that is not inexorably linked to their own destruction and unfortunately, to their family members, friends, and this country's future.
The media wants Gov Scott Walker to answer their questions about his legal defense fund, but he only wants to talk about the dairy industry and deny that he's being investigating.