• Former top government ethics official: Payments companies made to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen were like nothing I've ever seen

    11 days ago - By Chron

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    Former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub said Tuesday that the payments a handful of companies made to President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer were unlike anything he's ever seen.
    "I think that in particular the extent to which he appeared to sell access to government was not like anything I've seen before, certainly not business as usual in Washington," he said.
    Walter Shaub, the former director of the Office of Government Ethics, said the payments a handful of companies made to President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen were like...
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  • Trump's controversial ZTE order came days after the Chinese government provided millions to a Trump Organization-tied project

    11 days ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump's order regarding Chinese telecom company ZTE came just days after the Chinese government moved to provide cash to a venture that will help the president's bottom line.
    AFP first reported on the ordeal via the South China Morning Post last week.
    Trump's ZTE order has been admonished by lawmakers in both parties.
    Within three days of the Chinese government agreeing to provide $500 million in loans to an Indonesian theme park that the Trump Organization has a deal to license President Donald Trump's name to, the president stunningly...
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