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the sec from 2013 to 2018 took in just 55 of the 20 billion in enforcement fines set through settlements or co
The SEC from 2013 to 2018 took in just 55% of the $20 billion in enforcement fines set through settlements or court judgments—down from the 60% in the five previous years.
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nice read on the profanity presidency trump publicly said bullshit just once in his first two years in officea
Nice @peterbakernyt read on the profanity presidency: Trump publicly said "bullshit" just once in his first two years in office—and four times in the last three months alone. "He has either coarsened the public discourse or reflected it, or perhaps both." https://t.co/WymExZ7scJ
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anti money laundering specialists at deutsche bank in 2016 amp 2017 recommended that transactions involving tr
Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank in 2016 & 2017 recommended that transactions involving Trump & Kushner entities be reported to Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, including $ that moved from Kushner companies to Russians.
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trumpwho waited several weeks to oust flynn after learning investigators were examining his activitiescomplain
Trump—who waited several weeks to oust Flynn after learning investigators were examining his activities—complained today that he wasn’t warned early enough that Flynn was under investigation.

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they text on my way from their beds because theyve started thinking about leavingat the time of a meetingstill
“They text ‘On my way’ from their beds, because they’ve started thinking about leaving...At the time of a meeting—still a solid 10 min away from where they’re supposed to be—they might write, ‘Sorry, hit traffic!’ because there are other cars on the road.” https://t.co/kYpsDPACCA
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intel collected by the us govt shows irans leaders believe the us planned to attack them prompting preparation
Intel collected by the U.S. govt shows Iran’s leaders believe the U.S. planned to attack them, prompting preparation by Tehran for possible counterstrikes, according to one interpretation. ⁦@wstrobel⁩ ⁦@nancyayoussef⁩ ⁦@vmsalama⁩ https://t.co/Q5wZfx6Htp
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muellers house testimony has been stalled partly due to discussions on whether the white houses assertion of e
Mueller’s House testimony has been stalled partly due to discussions on whether the White House’s assertion of executive privilege would limit his testimony. The DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel is weighing the questions and is expected to provide guidance. https://t.co/Fe0UrSGsKf
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the pence familys marlon bundos a day in the life of the vice president book brought in less than 5000 in reve
The Pence family’s "Marlon Bundo’s A Day in the Life of the Vice President" book brought in less than $5,000 in revenue in 2018, down from $50,000 the previous year.
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the llc affiliated with the online trump store drew in 520000 in sales revenue in 2018nearly five times what i
The LLC affiliated with the online Trump Store drew in $520,000 in sales revenue in 2018—nearly five times what it brought in the previous year, according to Trump’s new financial disclosure. https://t.co/E16jsV0sld
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amazing piece on the spanish doctor who says hes getting leaks on the game of thrones plot from inside the pro
Amazing @intipach piece on the Spanish doctor who says he’s getting leaks on the Game of Thrones plot from inside the production crew. HBO tried to get him to sign a contract that would stop him from leaking details about the final season.
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trump just now i dont make deals with saudi arabia i dont have money from saudi arabia i have nothing to do wi
Trump just now: “I don’t make deals with Saudi Arabia. I don’t have money from Saudi Arabia. I have nothing to do with Saudi Arabia.”

Trump in August 2015: “Saudi Arabia, I get along with all of them. They buy apartments from me. They spend $40 million, $50 million.”
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a software fix to the boeing 737 max was delayed for months as discussions between regulators and boeing dragg
A software fix to the Boeing 737 MAX was delayed for months as discussions between regulators and Boeing dragged on—and U.S. officials said the government shutdown halted work on the fix for five weeks. https://t.co/jLk3LuIQnv
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trump arrived 30 minutes late to todays nato summit missed his scheduled meetings with at least two world lead
Trump arrived 30 minutes late to today’s NATO summit, missed his scheduled meetings with at least two world leaders, prompted the secretary general to call an emergency session, held an impromptu 35-minute news conference, and is now leaving for the airport go fly to London.
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the crowd at tonights trump rally in west virginia is chanting drain that swamp and lock her up on a day where
The crowd at tonight’s Trump rally in West Virginia is chanting, “Drain that swamp” and “Lock her up," on a day where the president’s former lawyer pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations and his former campaign chairman was convicted on eight counts of fraud charges.
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foxconn got a 4b tax incentive package to build a huge factory in wisconsin a plan urged by trump contractors
Foxconn got a $4B tax incentive package to build a huge factory in Wisconsin, a plan urged by Trump. Contractors bulldozed 75 homes and cleared hundreds of acres. Then Foxconn retreated. By Dec. 31, the company spent 1% of its pledged investment.
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trump wont post wh visitor logs citing security risks amp says move will save taxpayers 70k by 2020 one mar a
Trump won’t post WH visitor logs, citing “security risks,” & says move will save taxpayers $70K by 2020.

One Mar-a-Lago trip costs $2M+.
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franken there is some irony that i am leaving while a man who bragged on tape about his history of sexual assa
Franken: "There is some irony that I am leaving while a man who bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office, and a man who preyed on young girls runs for Senate with the full support of his party."
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news within a day of the release of the mueller report trump sought to have don mcgahn publicly declare he did
NEWS: Within a day of the release of the Mueller report, Trump sought to have Don McGahn publicly declare he didn’t consider Trump’s directive that he seek Mueller’s dismissal to be obstruction of justice. McGahn declined.
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found 1b in undisclosed loans to firms kushner partly owns not in revised file either
. found $1B in undisclosed loans to firms Kushner partly owns. Not in revised file either https://t.co/tCWIbkgSWO
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the dc attorney general has subpoenaed trumps inaugural committee for documents related to any payments to the
The D.C. attorney general has subpoenaed Trump’s inaugural committee for documents related to any payments to the Trump Organization and related to Ivanka, Don Jr. and Eric Trump. https://t.co/RoLT2qLk8R
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