Tag Archives: Trump Organization

Trump Sues To Block Subpoena On Business Financials

The Washington Post reports: President Trump and his business on Monday sued House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) in a bid to block a congressional subpoena of his financial records. The lawsuit seeks a court order to prevent Trump’s accounting firm from complying with what his lawyers say is an improper use of subpoena power by congressional Democrats. …

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ANALYSIS: Pro-Trump PACs, Trump Campaign, GOP Have Spent Combined $4.7 Million At Trump Properties

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump’s hotels and properties have taken in nearly $5 million from Republicans, GOP groups and the president’s own campaign since he took office in 2017. According to public disclosures highlighted by the Center for Responsive Politics, pro-Trump super PACs, the Republican National Committee and the president’s own reelection committee have spent at least $4.7 million on …

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ICE Misses Deadline On Trump Org Hiring Questions

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has shown he is willing to take dramatic steps to stop the flow of illegal immigration into the United States, but his administration has been silent about one company that long relied on unauthorized labor: Trump’s own business. Democrats in Congress have been stymied in their efforts to find out whether federal authorities are …

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Michael Cohen Offers New Dirt In Bid To Delay Prison

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is offering House Democrats new information in a bid to stay out of jail while he cooperates with Congress. Cohen’s attorneys Lanny Davis and Michael Monico told lawmakers in a letter Thursday that Cohen has discovered substantial files on a hard drive that might be helpful to investigators. Cohen …

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Forbes: Trump Pocketed $1.3M In 2020 Donor Funds

Forbes reports: Donald Trump has charged his own reelection campaign $1.3 million for rent, food, lodging and other expenses since taking office, according to a Forbes analysis of the latest campaign filings. And although outsiders have contributed more than $50 million to the campaign, the billionaire president hasn’t handed over any of his own cash. The net effect: $1.3 million …

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Court Orders Release Of Cohen’s Search Warrant Info

The Washington Examiner reports: A federal judge has ordered redacted copies of the search warrant materials from the FBI’s raid of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s home and office last spring be made public. The documents will be placed on the docket Tuesday, according to a brief order by U.S. District Court Judge William Pauley III. The materials were obtained …

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Trump Rages Over NY Probe Into Trump Org Financing

Roll Call reports: President Donald Trump blasted the state of New York and Governor Andrew Cuomo as the latest “PRESIDENTIAL HARASSERS” earlier tonight. The president’s tweet comes on the heels of New York Attorney General Letitia James issuing subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank over, per the New York Times, “records relating to the financing of four major Trump …

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Cohen Sues Trump Org For $1.9 Million In Legal Bills

From a lawsuit just filed by Michael Cohen: “The Trump Organization agreed to indemnify Mr. Cohen and to pay attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by Mr. Cohen in connection with various matters arising from Mr. Cohen’s work with and on behalf of the Organization and its principals, directors, and officers. These matters include multiple congressional hearings, Special Counsel Robert Mueller …

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Trump Organization Investigated For Insurance Fraud

The New York Times reports: New York State regulators have issued an expansive subpoena to the Trump Organization’s longtime insurance broker, the first step in an investigation of insurance policies and claims involving President Trump’s family business, according to a person briefed on the matter. The subpoena was served late Monday on the company, Aon, one of the largest insurance …

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Junior, Kushner, And Eric Trump On Nadler’s Target List

Earlier today House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler filed documents requests with 71 people and entities affiliated with Trump. Here’s some of the people on Nadler’s list: DONALD TRUMP JR. – Trump’s oldest son is a top surrogate for his father in conservative circles and helps run his business. During the 2016 campaign, he set up a meeting with a Kremlin-connected …

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REPORT: Cohen To Testify On Trump’s Criminal Conduct

The Wall Street Journal reports: Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former lawyer, will for the first time publicly accuse the president of criminal conduct while in office related to a hush-money payment to a porn star, a person familiar with his planned testimony before Congress said. Appearing on Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee, Mr. Cohen also will make public some …

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New York Prosecutors Get Trump Inauguration Docs

The Wall Street Journal reports: In the weeks before his inauguration, top officials on President Trump’s inaugural committee repeatedly sounded alarms about the budgets submitted by several vendors, according to correspondence, committee records and draft budgets reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Some of the materials, which haven’t previously been reported, have been shared with federal prosecutors in New York. …

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Michael Cohen Spills New Dirt On Trump Organization

The New York Times reports: Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, met last month with federal prosecutors in Manhattan, offering new information about possible irregularities within the president’s family business and about a donor to the inaugural committee, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Cohen, who worked at the Trump Organization for a decade, spoke …

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Another Trump Building To Rip Down His Toxic Name

The Washington Post reports: For the second time in four months, the name “Trump Place” will come down from a New York building’s facade after condo owners at 120 Riverside Blvd. voted to have the name removed. The building’s condominium board announced the decision Thursday, according to an email to building owners. The email said that, after a vote of …

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Trump Eateries Cited For Filth, Vermin, Sewage Issues

The New York Daily News reports: Their namesake is a Mr. Clean freak, but some Trump-branded eateries are just plain dirty. Mice in the kitchen, filthy food prep areas and broken sewage systems are on the list of recent stomach-turning health code violations at number of Trump-branded restaurants in the city, the Daily News has learned. Health inspections at Trump …

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WH Denies Trump Aide Knew About Undocumented Workers At Trump Golf Resort He Managed For Years

The New York Daily News reports: White House social media czar Dan Scavino didn’t know undocumented immigrants worked at President Trump’s Westchester County golf course even though he managed the upscale club, an administration official said Friday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, flatly denied Scavino had any clue that at least 30 immigrants without proper work papers …

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Trump Organization Cancels New Hotel Chains

The New York Times reports: In the early months of the Trump administration, with the president no longer running his family business, his eldest sons embarked on a plan to roll out two new hotel lines in dozens of American cities. It reflected the ambitions of “the next generation of the company,” President Trump’s son Eric said at the time. …

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Over 100 Undocumented Workers Helped Build Trump’s NJ Bedminster Resort: “Illegals Built This Golf Course”

The Hill reports: Dozens of undocumented immigrants reportedly worked on the construction and operation of President Trump’s resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, at one time totaling more than 100 undocumented workers under employment at the resort at once. Sixteen undocumented workers from Costa Rica and other Latin American nations spoke with the Washington Post and claimed they worked previously at …

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Developer: Trump Wanted $20 Million For Moscow Deal

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump’s dream of putting his name on a tower in Moscow came with a hefty price tag: $20 million. Trump demanded that non-negotiable fee in 2006 from a Ukrainian-Russian named Pavel Fuks, who made his fortune in oil trading, banking and real estate development. Fuks, who says he’s been barred from entering the U.S. and is embroiled …

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Prosecutors Seek Interviews With Trump Org Executives

CNN reports: Federal prosecutors in New York have requested interviews in recent weeks with executives at the Trump Organization, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling a growing potential threat to President Donald Trump and those in his orbit from criminal investigations by the Manhattan US Attorney’s office. Trump and his legal team have long harbored concerns that investigations …

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