In February Trump ordered up the creation of a “national vetting center” for immigration. But he and his aides have yet to explain exactly what the center would do that isn’t already done. Nor have they said if the new creation removes a need for the travel ban. … [Read more...] about Trump administration vetting shows holes in the screening
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used his Presidentially-appointed position and special advisor title to falsely represent himself as empowered to negotiate on behalf of the Trump Administration in a scheme to trick industry representatives into agreeing to a change in a Federally-funded program that would bring Mr. Icahn significant financial benefits. … [Read more...] about Senator Calls for FBI Probe of Carl Icahn for Possible Corruption
On February 13, 2017, seven democratic Senators sent a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn requesting details on Carl Icahn’s role in the Trump Administration and the extent of his influence over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. On December 21, 2016, it was announced that Mr. Icahn would serve the Trump Administration as a special advisor for overhauling federal regulations. The Senators’ letter highlights concerns over Icahn’s public statements regarding RFS obligations and his role as chairman of the board and majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises. The Senators noted that, as of September 30, 2016, Icahn Enterprises owned an 82 percent stake in CVR Energy, which is an oil refiner required to meet the RFS obligations. The letter requests that McGahn provide answers to a number of questions regarding Icahn, including whether: … [Read more...] about Senators Send Letter To White House Counsel Regarding Carl Icahn Concerns
Some days, President Donald Trump’s White House feels a little bit like his reality TV show, “The Apprentice.” There have been a series of staff resignations and “You’re fired!” moments from Trump during his time in office. Take our quiz to see if you know who of these 25 staffers quit and who was told to leave. The current list of 52 people who formerly worked in the Trump White House appears below. … [Read more...] about Quiz: Do you know which White House staffers quit and which Donald Trump fired?
“Atlantic City is going to be packed when we win this case,” said Lesniak, who first introduced legislation to overturn the ban in 2009. “Sports betting will lead to people staying for several days, not just playing a few hours and going home. During football season, the NCAA tournament, the World Cup, people will be flocking to Atlantic City to bet on them.” … [Read more...] about Supreme Court To Review New Jersey Bid For Legal Sports Betting