Corruption (Institutional)

Giuliani Is Drawing Attention to Hunter Biden’s Work in Romania. But There’s a Problem.

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, signaled this month that he planned to open a new front in his attacks against former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. — work done by Mr. Biden’s son Hunter Biden for a wealthy Romanian business executive facing corruption charges. But […]

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Biden’s Work in Ukraine: What We Know and Don’t Know

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — President Trump is trying to deflect attention from a firestorm of controversy around revelations that he pressed Ukraine’s leader to investigate a domestic political rival, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Mr. Trump is doing so by saying the real issue is possible corrupt activity involving Ukraine […]

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Trump Acknowledges Discussing Biden in Call With Ukrainian Leader

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — President Trump acknowledged on Sunday that he discussed former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. with Ukraine’s president as Democrats ramped up calls for an investigation into whether he improperly pressured a foreign leader to investigate a political opponent. While Mr. Trump defended his July phone call with […]

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Warren and Trump Speeches Attack Corruption, but Two Different Kinds

NYT > U.S. > Politics Senator Elizabeth Warren stood beneath a marble arch in New York City, telling a crowd of thousands that she would lead a movement to purge the government of corruption. Not far from the site of a historic industrial disaster, Ms. Warren described Washington as utterly compromised by the influence of […]

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Elizabeth Warren, at Washington Sq. Park Rally, Promises to Take On Corruption

NYT > U.S. > Politics Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Social Security Plan: Raise Benefits by $200 a Month Sept. 12, 2019 Age Isn’t Hurting 2020 Democratic Leaders, to Rivals’ Chagrin Sept. 16, 2019 Bernie Sanders, in Las Vegas, Previews Plan for Affordable Housing Sept. 14, 2019 Go to Source

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Democrats to Broaden Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump to Corruption Accusations

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — House Democrats return to Washington this week poised to significantly broaden their nascent impeachment inquiry into President Trump beyond the findings of the Russia investigation, but they will confront a fast-dwindling political clock. Undeterred by lackluster public support for impeachment, Democratic lawmakers and aides have sketched out a […]

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Authorities Subpoena Information on Andrew Gillum’s 2018 Campaign

NYT > Politics Federal authorities in Florida have issued an expansive subpoena seeking information related to Andrew Gillum, the former Tallahassee mayor, and the campaign for governor he narrowly lost last year, as well as some of his associates. In a statement on Thursday night, Mr. Gillum’s lawyer, Barry Richard, acknowledged the subpoena but denied […]

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