This is notable because Vrablic is a longtime personal banker of Donald Trump and Kushner; the pair had received $190m in loans from Deutsche Bank at the time. Banks tend to restrict employees from personal dealings with clients because of potential conflicts of interest and Deutsche Bank has opened an internal review into the purchase of the property. Who wants to bet that the outcome of this will be some form of “nothing to see here”? … [Read more...] about How did Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump earn as much as £120m last year?
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Palestinian leaders, the United Nations, European powers and Arab countries have all denounced annexation and consider settlements that Israel has built on occupied land as illegal. … [Read more...] about Protests over Israel’s Trump-backed plans to annex West Bank as Boris Johnson condemns move
Although he was recused from the prosecution of Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, he proceeded with other probes surely drawing interest from the president, including an insider trading prosecution of the first member of Congress to endorse Trump in 2016 and probes of Trump's inaugural fundraising and efforts abroad on the president's behalf by Giuliani. … [Read more...] about John Bolton claims Donald Trump told Turkey’s President Erdogan he would intervene in a Southern District of NY investigation of a state-owned Turkish bank – as fired US attorney Berman leaves his office after being forced out
In another episode, Bolton writes, Russian President in May last year compared Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó to Hillary Clinton in a gambit to win Trump over. The U.S. recognized Guaido as the legitimate leader amid protests to the rule of Nicolas Maduro. … [Read more...] about Trump has asked aides if John Bolton will go to jail for his tell-all White House book as federal prosecutors mull charges for releasing classified information against the former NSC
Since Mr Trump became president, she has regularly been seen at his side. She, rather than the first lady, travelled with him to an air base in early February 2017 to mark the return of the body of a soldier killed in a raid in Yemen. … [Read more...] about Trump’s cabinet: The people around the president