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[Ben Protess, “Utah Passes White-Collar Felon Registry,” March 11, 2015, available at [read post]
7 Nov 2014, 5:35 am by Joe May
Federal: Capitol Book Club, with a Bonus New York Times – Ben Protess and Eric Lipton | Published: 11/2/2014 A book club gathers every month for lunch inside a private room at the National Republican Club of Capitol Hill. [read post]
23 Aug 2018, 9:01 pm by Jim Sedor
Michael Cohen Says He Arranged Payments to Women at Trump’s DirectionMSN – William Rashbaum, Maggie Haberman, Ben Protess, and Jim Rutenberg (New York Times) | Published: 8/21/2018 Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and other charges, saying Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush money to adult film actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal to fend… [read post]
15 Jul 2016, 6:38 am by Jim Sedor
How Private Equity Found Power and Profit in State CapitolsNew York Times – Ben Protess, Jessica Silver-Greenberg, and Rachel Abrams | Published: 7/14/2016 Since the 2008 financial crisis, private equity firms have expanded their influence, assuming a pervasive, if clandestine, role in American life, an investigation found. [read post]
17 Mar 2017, 6:43 am by Jim Sedor
His End Was Tinged by Them.New York Times – Benjamin Weiser, Ben Protess, Matthew Goldstein, and William Rashbaum | Published: 3/12/2017 The Trump administration fired U.S. [read post]
21 Apr 2017, 5:20 am by Jim Sedor
With Trump Appointees, a Raft of Potential Conflicts and ‘No Transparency’New York Times – Eric Lipton, Ben Protess, and Andrew Lehren | Published: 4/15/2017 The New York Times, in collaboration with ProPublica, said that after analyzing reports from lobbyists and interviews with ethics officials, it appears at least two of President Trump’s appointees in the White House may have violated ethics rules. [read post]
1 Mar 2018, 9:01 pm by Jim Sedor
Kushner’s Business Got Loans After White House MeetingsMSN – Jesse Drucker, Kate Kelly, and Ben Protess (New York Times) | Published: 2/28/2018 Two companies made loans worth more than $500 million to Jared Kushner’s family real estate firm after executives met with Kushner at the White House. [read post]
7 Feb 2019, 9:01 pm by Jim Sedor
Trump Inaugural Committee Ordered to Hand Over Documents to Federal InvestigatorsMSN – Maggie Haberman and Ben Protess (New York Times) | Published: 2/4/2019 Federal prosecutors in New York delivered a wide-ranging request for documents related to donations and spending by President Trump’s inaugural committee. [read post]
15 Jun 2012, 11:30 am by William McGrath
As discussed here, a May 21, 2012 New York Times article by Ben Protess and Azam Ahmed shed some light on the Kluger case and examined the new techniques used by the SEC to catch those engaging in insider trading. [read post]
18 Oct 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Giuliani Is Said to Be Under Investigation for Ukraine Work MSN – Michael Schmidt, Ben Protess, Kenneth Vogel, and William Rashbaum (New York Times) | Published: 10/11/2019 An investigation by federal prosecutors into President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani is tied to the case against two of Giuliani’s associates who were arrested recently on campaign finance related charges. [read post]
15 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Democrats Accuse Conservatives of a ‘Dark Money’ Bid to Influence Judges New York Times – Ben Protess and Rebecca Ruiz | Published: 5/12/2020 Some top Democratic senators accused the Federalist Society of supporting a conservative “dark money” campaign to influence the federal judiciary, including who gets selected to become a judge and how he or she rules once on the bench. [read post]
17 Jan 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Robert Hyde, Erratic Ex-Landscaper, Is Unlikely New Impeachment Figure – Michael Rothfeld, William Rashbaum, and Ben Protess (New York Times) | Published: 1/15/2020 Even in an impeachment drama brimming with improbable characters, Robert Hyde stands out. [read post]
2 Aug 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Federal Inquiry of Trump Friend Focused on Foreign Lobbying MSN – Sharon LaFraniere, Maggie Haberman, William Rashbaum, Ben Protess, and David Kirkpatrick (New York Times) | Published: 7/28/2019 Federal prosecutors are investigating the role of Thomas Barrack, a top campaign fundraiser and close friend of President Trump, and his connections to the foreign lobby. [read post]
20 Sep 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal Amazon to Start Voice-Controlled Donations to 2020 Presidential Campaigns Houston Chronicle – Michelle Ye Hee Lee (Washington Post) | Published: 9/18/2019 Starting in October, customers will be able to donate to presidential campaigns through Amazon’s Alexa. [read post]
7 Aug 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal As Trump Leans into Attacks on Mail Voting, GOP Officials Confront Signs of Republican Turnout Crisis Washington Post – Amy Gardner and Josh Dawsey | Published: 8/3/2020 Multiple public surveys show a growing divide between Democrats and Republicans about the security of voting by mail, with Republicans saying they are far less likely to trust it in November. [read post]