Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity report

In explosive New York Times report on Russia-linked bank, fired employee says nothing happened after she raised concerns Several financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared Kushner between 2016 and 2017 triggered suspicious activity alerts inside Deutsche Bank, a major lender to the Trump family, according to a report in the New York Times. $300m still outstanding. In the House of Representatives, Democrats have been drilling into the link between the Trump Organization and Deutsche Bank. Last month two committees financial services and intelligence counter-attacked by launching a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank in an attempt to stop it complying with the subpoenas. The lawsuit claimed the demand for documents amounted to harassment of the president and …

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary

Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim Mattis Donald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan, the acting Pentagon chief, as his new defense secretary, the White House announced on Thursday. Shanahan, a former executive at Boeing, has been serving in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of the former defense secretary James Mattis in December. Unlike Mattis, who disagreed with Trump on multiple issues and used his Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

The media is failing on climate change here’s how they can do better ahead of 2020

We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listen America elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year Democratic National Committee to host a debate solely focused on climate. Bernie Sanders raised the issue during his town hall on Fox News earlier this month and even town halls last week. In the run-up to 2020, as newsroom leaders grapple with their mistakes in the 2016 election from reliance on inaccurate polls to underestimating the impact of fake news the failure to press candidates on climate change is emerging as an area of self-examination. In 2016 there were almost no questions asked , which is insane, …

Trump is just one chapter of bad fiction in America’s history, White House press dinner told

When you chip away at the press, you chip away at our democracy, Pulitzer-winning historian Ron Chernow tells Trump-free event As Donald Trump flailed his arms and railed against the media at a raucous campaign rally on Saturday night, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian delivered an elegantly scathing rebuke at the in polarised reactions to special counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian election interference was on vivid display again in two speeches. In Washington, Chernow, biographer of founding father Alexander Hamilton and former president Ulysses S Grant, delivered an eloquent and erudite defence of the freedom of the press with some subtle barbs, winning a standing ovation from an audience that quickly forgot any disappointment over the lack of a comedian …