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Trump Foundation giving back to New York, but not by choice

When the New York Attorney General’s office sued Donald Trump and his three adult children last year for misusing his personal foundation, the president went to Twitter and proclaimed “I won’t settle... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Attorney general says she won"t back down on Trump lawsuit

Lawyers for President Donald Trump asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against his charitable foundation by New York's attorney general, arguing that it was politically motivated. In the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 31st, 2018

Capitol Report: ‘Give away $60 billion’ to foreign companies? The ‘America First’ Trump administration faces a tricky 5G choice

A big step in U.S. 5G deployment could take place next month, as the FCC is expected to back a proposal from the satellite industry for auctioning off radio spectrum. Some Republican and Democratic lawmakers don’t like the plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 11th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil prices down 2% as trade deal doubts emerge, renewing concerns over energy demand

Oil futures lose around 2% on Monday, giving back much of their gains from last week, as China has reportedly asked for more talks with the U.S. before signing “phase one” of a trade deal that President Donald Trump announced on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2019

Why Dem donors don"t back Warren

The CNBC.com story grabbed the political spotlight in late September. "Wall Street Democratic donors warn the party: We’ll sit out, or back Trump, if you nominate Elizabeth Warren.’’ New York Times... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 7th, 2019

The New York Post: Robert De Niro startles CNN host Brian Stelter with not one but two F-word interjections

Academy Award–winning actor allows that it’s possible Trump is mainly playing a part, and adds that the Fox News pundits who back the president could be acting, as well......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2019

Stock slump as Democrats talk Trump impeachment

Stocks traded lower Tuesday, giving back earlier gains after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will make an announcement on possibly trying to impeach President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 24th, 2019

Stock slump as Democrats talk Trump impeachment

Stocks traded lower Tuesday, giving back earlier gains after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will make an announcement on possibly trying to impeach President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 24th, 2019

The Fed: Dudley: I picked a fight with Trump because the Fed didn’t stand up for itself

Ex-New York Fed head William Dudley on Wednesday said he started a fight with President Donald Trump because he was concerned U.S. central bank officials had not pushed back on the president’s attack on interest-rate policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2019

The New York Post: Democratic congresswomen fire back at Trump

The four freshman congres.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 15th, 2019

Trump Says "Another Very Important Part" Of Mexico Deal Is Now Finished

Markets are back in rally mode now that President Trump has managed to strike a deal with Mexico (which the New York Times and other members of the liberal press have dismissed as a fraud). But wi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 10th, 2019

State passes bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax returns

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Landlords hurt by Trump, Kushner fallout

At one time it was thought that having a pair of New York developers in the White House would prove a boon to their fellow property owners back home. But based on the latest spate of legislation... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

After shocking NY arrest, Avenatti faces court in California

A week after Michael Avenatti's shocking arrest in New York, the attorney famous for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in legal battles against President Donald Trump will be back in federal court Monday to face fraud charges in California......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 1st, 2019

Attorney General says Trump should pay $5.6 million penalty over charity

President Donald Trump should pay a $5.6 million penalty on top of $2.8 million in restitution for spending money from his charitable foundation on business and political purposes, the New York... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 16th, 2019

Nonfiction: A New York Times Lawyer Looks Back at His Most Memorable Cases

David McCraw’s “Truth in Our Times” is a behind-the-scenes report on one newspaper’s legal battles with the Trump administration and others......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 11th, 2019

A Trump-Mueller interview may be back on the table

Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump's legal team, led by former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, is once again in talks with the special counsel Robert Mueller about an interview with Trump. Tr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2018

Mayor"s excuses for lack of charity don"t add up

It's hard to believe that a New York City mayor whose political persona is all about giving back and whose wife is gearing up to run for office would give a meager $350 to charity in a year... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 19th, 2018

Pulitzer Prizes: Will #MeToo and Trump exclusives triumph?

The New York Times and The New Yorker jump-started the #MeToo movement with back to back stories about Harvey Weinstein's systemic abuse......»»

Category: topSource: moneyApr 16th, 2018

Trump denies New York Times reporting, says if he wanted to fire Mueller, he would have

Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump pushed back on a New York Times' report on Thursday that said he was considering firing Special Counsel Robert Muelle.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • The political center is fighting back (Washington Post) see also Bush 41, Trump, and American Decline (New York Times) • EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides (Guardian) • .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureApr 29th, 2018