Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential running mate, sold stock in US banks on the same day he attended a confidential meeting where top level officials disclosed the sector was heading for a deep crisis.
Tim Clark and Ron Nehring, running California campaigns for Trump and Cruz respectively, advised rightwing tycoon Manuel Baldízon’s campaign whose platform included a call for public executions.
The financial industry looms large in the coming primary – and some bankers say they’ll push for the Vermont senator even if his policies could hurt their careers
Modeling firm’s records show wife of Republican nominee was paid for 10 assignments before gaining US work visa in October 1996
Far-right and rightwing nationalist leaders were the first to congratulate Donald Trump, as diplomats struggled to come to terms with the US election results.
My book exposed a grubby secret of American higher education: that
the rich buy their underachieving children’s way into elite universities
with massive, tax-deductible donations. It reported that New Jersey
real estate developer Charles Kushner had pledged $2.5m to Harvard University
not long before his son Jared was admitted to the prestigious Ivy
League school, which at the time accepted about one of every nine
applicants. (Nowadays, it only takes one out of 20.)
I also quoted administrators at Jared’s high school, who described
him as a less-than-stellar student and expressed dismay at Harvard’s
On Thursday afternoon, the committee tweeted a Breitbart article alleging: “Global Temperatures Plunge. Icy Silence from Climate Alarmists”. The story linked to a British tabloid, the Daily Mail, which claimed that global land temperatures were plummeting, and that humans were not responsible for years of steadily increasing heat.
Jill Stein’s attempts to secure presidential election recounts hit hurdles in Pennsylvania on Monday, while a furious Donald Trump began raising money to “fight back” against the efforts to review his victory. Stein was scrambling to recruit more than 25,000 supporters to submit affidavits requesting recounts on her behalf to local elections officials in Pennsylvania, which does not allow the kind of statewide request she submitted in Wisconsin last week.
The campaign’s general counsel, Marc Elias, said in an online post that while it had found no evidence of sabotage, the campaign felt “an obligation to the more than 64 million Americans who cast ballots for Hillary Clinton”.
Ross played a role in the president-elect’s tax-cut and infrastructure plans and has suggested that much of America is disgruntled because the economy has left middle-class workers behind. “Part of the reason why I’m supporting Trump is that I think we need a more radical, new approach to government at least in the US from what we’ve had before,” Ross told CNBC in June.