Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: political scandal

Trump fundraising off of conviction after sinking millions of dollars in...

As allegations against Trump mount and the costs of defense rise, have his campaign and political committees ramped up legal spending—and fundraising efforts to cover those expenses?

US media suppressed their government’s role in ousting Brazil’s government

Unveiling the hidden role of the US in Brazil's 'long coup,' a groundbreaking academic article exposes Washington's involvement in Operation Car Wash and the political upheaval it caused.

Trump likely to face criminal charges over Stormy Daniels hush money:...

Is an indictment of the former president "imminent?"

The Great Disconnect Part 1…

The majority of Americans at that time, and even now, never dared to question what our government and embedded media shoveled at them.

House Ethics Committee opens investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz

The House Ethics Committee announced that Gaetz is currently under investigation in response to allegations of sexual misconduct and other illicit activities.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

Former judge sentenced to prison for federal bribery charges

Former Reeves County Judge Jimmy Galindo admitted to accepting bribes along with a Texas politician in exchange for securing lucrative government contracts.

NY Attorney General files lawsuit against Trump Foundation

"This is not how private foundations should function and my office intends to hold the Foundation and its directors accountable for its misuse of charitable assets.”

Scott Pruitt sought Chick-Fil-A franchise for his wife

Among other scandals, Scott Pruitt tasked a taxpayer-funded agency staffer with securing a "business opportunity" for his wife with an executive of the fast-food chain Chick-fil-A.

Paul Manafort accused of witness tampering

Manafort allegedly contacted at least two witnesses by phone, through an intermediary, and an encrypted messaging app.

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Trump attempting to recalibrate campaign after Harris becomes Democratic nominee

With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

Mass arrests at Jewish-led protest in US House Building ahead of Netanyahu speech

Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

Sanders urges Harris to champion working-class agenda amid 2024 campaign

As labor unions and advocacy groups rally around Vice President Harris, Senator Sanders emphasizes the need for a strong working-class focus in her 2024 campaign.

Global inequality surges as top 1% capture $42 trillion in new wealth over past...

As the wealthiest 1 percent amass unprecedented riches, inequality deepens, posing a dire threat to democracy and the planet, urging a reevaluation of global tax policies.

Biden-Harris administration’s bold plan to phase out single-use plastics across federal agencies

The Biden-Harris administration has announced significant commitments to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations by 2035, with interim goals set for 2027, marking a crucial step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.