POLITICS 06/25/2018 05:45 am ET Updated 0 minutes ago New York’s 19th Congressional District is a top target for national Democrats. By Daniel Marans KINGSTON, N.Y. ― When Gareth Rhodes explains his support for “Medicare for all,” he makes many of the same points about for-profit health insurance as other advocates of the hallmark progressive policy: the cripplingly high costs for worse outcomes, the job lock for workers who rely on employer coverage, and the depressing effect it has on small businesses. But before Rhodes, a former press aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and a Democratic candidate in New York’s 19th Congressional District, gets to all that, he points to an orange rubber bracelet on his wrist with the words “Alyssa Strong.” He bought it on a campaign stop in St. Johnsville in February. Residents of the small mill town on the district’s northernmost edge were selling the bracelets for $5 to pay for … [Read more...] about Local Politics, Not Trump, Dominate In Key New York Swing District
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal “checkbook” for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign. Barbara Underwood, the attorney general, asked a state judge to dissolve the Donald J. Trump Foundation and to ban Trump, his sons Donald Jr. and Eric, and his daughter Ivanka from holding leadership roles in New York charities. The three children joined the foundation’s board in 2006, although Ivanka stepped down to work at the White House in 2017. Underwood said her office’s 21-month investigation, begun under her predecessor Eric Schneiderman, uncovered “extensive unlawful political coordination” by the foundation with Trump’s campaign, as well as “repeated and willful self-dealing” to benefit Trump’s personal, business and political interests. Among … [Read more...] about New York sues Trump and his charity over ‘self-dealing’
NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) - New York's attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal "checkbook" for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign.Barbara Underwood, the attorney general, asked a New York state judge to dissolve the Donald J. Trump Foundation and to ban Trump, his sons Donald Jr. and Eric, and his daughter Ivanka from holding leadership roles in New York charities.Underwood said her office's 21-month investigation, begun under her predecessor Eric Schneiderman, uncovered "extensive unlawful political coordination" by the foundation with Trump's campaign, as well as "repeated and willful self-dealing" to benefit Trump's personal, business and political interests.Among the transactions, the lawsuit cited as illegal was a $10,000 payment to the Unicorn Children's Foundation for a portrait of Trump purchased at a fundraising auction in 2014, and … [Read more...] about New York sues Trump, his foundation, over ‘self-dealing’
Home Daily News New York lawsuit alleges Trump used his foundation's… Trials & Litigation By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted June 14, 2018, 10:35 am CDT Developing: The New York Attorney General’s office announced Thursday that it is alleging illegal conduct by the Donald J. Trump Foundation in a lawsuit that also names as defendants President Donald Trump and his children. The suit alleges Trump used the foundation’s charitable assets to pay off his legal obligations, promote his hotels and other business interests, and buy personal items, according to a press release. The suit also claims the foundation used its names and funds to promote his presidential campaign. The suit seeks to dissolve the foundation, and to bar Trump and his children from serving on nonprofit boards Restitution of $2.8 million and additional penalties are also sought. The Washington Post, the New York Times and Politico have coverage. … [Read more...] about New York lawsuit alleges Trump used his foundation’s assets to pay legal obligations, promote hotels
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