Month: December 2018

AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

WASHINGTON (AP) – At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration’s new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities….

Nikki Haley: I got the job done by letting Donald Trump be ‘unpredictable’

Outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley revealed Wednesday that she used President Trump’s “unpredictable” behavior to get fellow diplomats to work with her. During an interview with NBC’s “Today,” Ms. Haley said she was aware of the controversial stateme…

NASA official pleads guilty to accepting kickbacks, stealing

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) – A NASA official who oversaw a nearly $200 million contract at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia has pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks and stealing government funds. News outlets report 53-year-old Steven Kremer plea…

Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses

BOSTON (AP) – Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, saying immigrants should be free to visit halls of just…