Katie Porter goes after Trump, uncovering potential bribery scheme

For the first time in history, the House Natural Resources Committee made a criminal referral with the Justice Department. That’s after a three-year investigation by Democrats revealing evidence of possible donations to the Trump campaign in exchange for federal government approval of Arizona real estate deals. Calling this “egregious,” Rep. Katie Porter tells MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, this shows the importance of Congress “reestablishing the rule of law and the expectation that administration officials are going to follow it.”
— Read on www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/katie-porter-goes-after-trump-uncovering-potential-bribery-scheme-139831365638

EXCLUSIVE: The *Real* Reason Jared Kushner was Given $2 Billion to Invest by MBS

On Monday, I wrote about the staggering sum of $2 billion entrusted by the Saudi investment fund PIF to Jared Kushner’s new fund, Affinity Partners—reportedly at the behest of Saudi Crown Prince MBS over objections by a panel of financial advisers who highlighted Kushner’s lack of track record. I reported that the money was possibly both an IOU for sympathetic foreign policy led by Kushner during the Trump years and also a bet by MBS on a return to the White House by Kushner’s father-in-law, Donald Trump.
— Read on vickyward.substack.com/p/exclusive-the-real-reason-jared-kushner