Top House Democrat: Reports of Deutsche Bank squashing shady Trump financial transactions ‘reinforces the need’ for Deutsche to comply with Congress’ subpoena

Top House Democrat: Reports of Deutsche Bank squashing shady Trump financial transactions ‘reinforces the need’ for Deutsche to comply with Congress’ subpoena

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters told INSIDER that a recent New York Times report detailing how Deutsche Bank squashed shady financial transactions linked to Trump and Jared Kushner “reinforces the need” for the panel to “obtain the documents we have subpoenaed from the bank.” Waters said that in addition to helping the committee…

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson sent a pack of Oreos to a lawmaker after he flubbed a question about REOs during a congressional hearing

HUD Secretary Ben Carson sent a pack of Oreos to a lawmaker after he flubbed a question about REOs during a congressional hearing

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson addressed a gaffe he made Tuesday at a US House Committee on Financial Services hearing with an attempt at a self-deprecating joke. “OH, REO! Thanks, @RepKatiePorter,” Carson tweeted. “Enjoying a few post-hearing snacks. Sending some your way!” Carson was asked by Rep. Katie Porter about REOs. The…

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Michael Cohen told Congress Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow discussed a ‘global pardon’ to ‘shut this whole thing down’

Michael Cohen told Congress Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow discussed a ‘global pardon’ to ‘shut this whole thing down’

Michael Cohen testified to Congress that President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, discussed a “global pardon” as part of an effort to “shut this whole thing down.” Cohen told the House Intelligence Committee the alleged offer came as multiple congressional and federal criminal investigations into Trump were picking up speed. Cohen also testified that…

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Trump’s ‘immigration czar’ candidate Kris Kobach has a few demands before he agrees to take the job. They include access to a government jet, a security detail, guaranteed weekends off, and a promotion by the end of the year

Trump’s ‘immigration czar’ candidate Kris Kobach has a few demands before he agrees to take the job. They include access to a government jet, a security detail, guaranteed weekends off, and a promotion by the end of the year

President Donald Trump and former Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach made a list of demands if the White House chose him to become the country’s “immigration czar,” three unnamed people familiar with the matter said in a New York Times report. Kobach reportedly submitted…

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Trump leveled a stark warning against Iran as tensions in the region escalate: ‘If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran’

Trump leveled a stark warning against Iran as tensions in the region escalate: ‘If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran’

President Donald Trump holds up a memorandum that reinstates sanctions on Iran after he announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room at the White House May 8, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Trump on Sunday threatened Iran on Twitter.…

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