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  • Nancy Pelosi's Husband Snared In SunEdison Stock Scandal

    04/10/2019 7:02:56 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 27 replies
    The Daily Bail ^ | 04-10-2019
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s husband bought up to a quarter million dollars of stock in SunEdison, a now financially troubled green energy company just weeks before it announced a major 2014 acquisition that sent its stock price soaring. SunE's 2014 purchase of wind energy company First Wind “further bolstered the reputation of the company,” wrote one market-watcher at the time. “Perhaps unsurprisingly, SunEdison’s stock soared 29% on news of this acquisition alone.”
  • CNN’s Baldwin: Trump ‘Crushed Two Political Dynasties’ — the Bushes and Clintons

    11/10/2016 6:15:59 AM PST · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 9, 2016 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on CNN Brooke Baldwin said President-elect Donald Trump “crushed two political dynasties,” by beating former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) in the Republican primary and defeating Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the presidential election.
  • Bush and Clinton Dynasties Hit Trump Bump

    08/29/2015 4:21:09 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 48 replies
    nyt ^ | AUG. 29, 2015 | Maureen Dowd
    Washington — PITY Poppy. When I went down to Houston a few years ago to eat pizza with the former president, he was his usual gracious self, speaking fondly about President Obama and his new pal Bill Clinton. But there was one person who got dismissed with a brusque obscenity: Donald Trump. It was at the height of Trump’s birther madness and Bush was disgusted by it. So I can only imagine 41’s dismay and disbelief — and acid flashbacks to spoiler Ross Perot — now that Trump has popped up to block the path of the son who Poppy...
  • Presidential Dynasties: Nip It In The Bud

    04/08/2015 7:54:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-8-2015 | MOTUS
    It’s official, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are running for president. Okay by me, as they both meet my number one criteria for presidential candidates these days: neither is related to a former president or former presidential nominee (former presidential candidates who never stood a chance with their own party don’t count in this round).Because really, does America need any more family dynasties? Take Hillary for example: I see she just hired Lady M’s “image consultant.”With her not only would we get more of the Bubba-sphere, butt now we’d get more of the Obama-sphere as well. Does America want to...
  • A Signal of Distaste For Dynasties Bodes Ill For Bush, Clinton

    01/10/2015 9:49:35 PM PST · by Steelfish · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 10, 2015 | Dan Balz
    A Signal of Distaste For Dynasties Bodes Ill For Bush, Clinton By Dan Balz January 10 AURORA, Colo. — It’s been a good few weeks for Jeb Bush, who has been setting the pace among prospective 2016 presidential candidates — at least in the view of some in the elite world of political donors, strategists and commentators. But even before the news that Mitt Romney is thinking about a third campaign, a dissenting view on Bush was registered here Thursday night. A dozen Denver-area residents spent two hours dissecting the state of the country and its politics. The 12 participants...
  • Land of Dynasties: Should we be disturbed by another Bush candidacy?

    12/26/2014 8:12:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 12/26/2014 | Jay Cost
    In mid-December, Jeb Bush announced his intention to explore a presidential bid. If he runs and wins the Republican nomination and then the election, he will be the third President Bush in 25 years. That unprecedented prospect has left many wondering: In a republic like ours, is it proper for one family to fill the executive seat so often? The Bushes are not the first family to send multiple members to the White House. They join the Adamses (father John and son John Quincy), the Harrisons (grandfather William Henry and grandson Benjamin), and the Roosevelts (cousins Theodore and Franklin). But...
  • Americans appear comfortable with political dynasties (Not really says the author)

    12/26/2014 3:03:49 AM PST · by raybbr · 9 replies
    Yahoo.news ^ | 12/25/2014 | Nancy Benac
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Again? Really? There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. The possibility of a Bush-Clinton matchup in 2016 is increasingly plausible. After months of hints and speculation, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he's actively exploring a bid for the Republican nomination. And while Hillary Rodham Clinton hasn't revealed her intentions, she's seen as the odds-on favorite for the Democratic nomination. Between them, the two potential rivals have three presidents and a U.S. senator in the branches of their family trees....
  • American royalty: Inside the dynasties of the Kennedys, Rockefellers & More

    12/10/2014 3:42:58 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 6 replies
    Media Titans: The Hearst family Worth: $35 billion Wealth established: 1887 Source of wealth: Hearst Corporation The Hearst fortune began in the late 1800s with George Hearst, a millionaire goldmine owner and U.S. senator. Hearst's son William Randolph attended the finest schools but was kicked out of Harvard University for throwing keg parties in Harvard Square and sending used chamber pots to his professors. After his expulsion, William Randolph took over managing the San Francisco Examiner, a publication his father had won as settlement for a gambling debt. Oil barons: The Rockefeller family Worth: $10 billion Worth Established: 1858 John...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton to embark on star-studded speaking tour

    04/03/2019 10:22:46 AM PDT · by detective · 105 replies
    The Hill ^ | By Judy Kurtz
    Bill and Hillary Clinton will be joined by a slew of big names on their forthcoming speaking tour — including Ben Stiller, Jordan Klepper, and “Scandal’s” Tony Goldwyn. The former commander-in-chief and the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee announced details of some of their planned tour stops alongside their high-profile "friends" in a Wednesday tweet.
  • California hiked its gas tax for road repairs, yet ‘poor’ bridges have multiplied, data show

    04/01/2019 4:49:02 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    L A Times ^ | Mar 31, 2019 | Patrick McGreevy
    The state has spent $121 million of the gas-tax revenue on bridge and culvert projects so far, completing the repair or replacement of 89 bridges. But some elected officials are saying work isn’t happening quickly enough as new data from the Federal Highway Administration show the number of California bridges in “poor” condition has continued to increase since the tax hike. Republican critics of Senate Bill 1, which raised the gas tax by 12 cents per gallon and boosted diesel taxes and vehicle fees, are calling for reform measures, including the expediting of environmental reviews and tougher oversight to ensure...
  • What to ask Chirlane McCray (Mrs. de Blasio) about the ThriveNYC debacle

    03/24/2019 5:59:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/24/19 | DJ Jaffe
    City First Lady Chirlane ­McCray will appear before the City Council Tuesday to ­explain what exactly her mental-health project, ThriveNYC, has achieved before giving her $250 million a year for the next four years. New Yorkers can be forgiven for failing to notice positive results, what with the ever-growing ranks of homeless mentally ill in our streets and subways (and prisons). As these pages have repeatedly argued, ThriveNYC hasn’t been focused on helping the most seriously mentally ill. Here, then, are 10 questions council members should ask the first lady to get to the root of that problem. **SNIP** Two:...
  • Joe Biden’s Son’s Massive Deal with Chinese Company ‘Trying to Steal’ America’s Nuclear Secrets

    03/20/2018 3:43:39 PM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Mar 2018 | Robert Kraychik
    Shortened title. Full title: Exclusive: Peter Schweizer Reveals Joe Biden’s Son’s Massive Deal with Chinese Company ‘Trying to Steal’ America’s Nuclear Secrets Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute and author of the new book Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight on Monday to detail the involvement of Hunter Biden, former Vice President Joe Biden’s second son, in a China-backed private equity firm’s investment in a Chinese atomic energy company indicted for “nuclear power conspiracy against the United States.”
  • China "BUYS" Joe Biden in $1 Biillion Deal | Lou Dobbs Tonight [pay-for-play scandal[

    03/15/2018 9:34:18 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 32 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3-15-2018 | Lou Dobbs
    Biden Bombshell - Dr. Sebastian Gorka on Hunter Biden's billion dollar deal with the Chinese: I am rarely at a loss for words, but this is potentially one of the biggest pay-for-play scandals outside of Uranium One. Peter Schweizer new book, 'Secret Empires' reveals that 10 days after Joe Biden and his son visit China in 2013, a Chinese bank completes a $1 billion deal with Biden's son who then buys Hennings, a U.S. military supplier. Like the Secretary Hillary Clinton Uranium One deal, Secretary of State John Kerry had to sign off on the deal for approval of the...
  • It Begins: ‘Secret Empires’ Book Set to Rock Official Washington

    01/29/2018 7:48:54 AM PST · by davikkm · 36 replies
    breitbart ^ | REBECCA MANSOUR
    The author who wrote Clinton Cash and sparked an FBI investigation into the Clinton Foundation is preparing to launch his highly anticipated investigative follow-up—a book that appears it will be every bit as explosive as his last. On Monday, publishing giant HarperCollins released the book cover of Government Accountability Institute President and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer’s forthcoming book, Secret Empires: How Our Politicians Hide Corruption and Enrich Their Families and Friends. While little is known about the book’s contents, five images on the book’s cover suggest that Schweizer’s next targets may include Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY),...
  • Schweizer: China Buying Off Joe Biden Through His Son

    03/22/2019 2:27:33 PM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Mar 2019 | TRENT BAKER
    Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “The Ingraham Angle,” Breitbart News senior editor-at-large Peter Schweizer, author of “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” discussed questionable dealings involving Hunter Biden, son of former Vice President Joe Biden, and foreign money. Schweizer told host Laura Ingraham it is “crystal clear” that China was “buying off” Joe Biden, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, through his son. “In December of 2013, Hunter Biden flies on Air Force 2 to Beijing, China, with his father. His father meets with Chinese officials, he’s very soft on Beijing. The most...
  • As Biden and Kerry Went Soft on China, Sons Made Nuclear, Military Business Deals with Chinese Gov't

    03/22/2019 9:54:42 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 3/21/2019 | Tyler O'Neil
    In 2013 and 2014, China embarked on an aggressive air and island campaign to dominate the South China Sea, much to the dismay of Japan and other countries in the region. When Vice President Joe Biden visited the country in 2013, he emphasized trade between the U.S. and China and did not focus on the South China Sea. Secretary of State John Kerry did the same in 2014. Meanwhile, Biden's son Hunter and Kerry's stepson Chris Heinz carried out massive business deals with Chinese officials and the state-owned Bank of China. Worse, Hunter Biden and Chris Heinz even invested in...
  • Judicial Watch Uncovers More Classified Emails in Hillary Clinton’s Unsecure Email System

    03/21/2019 2:30:08 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 71 replies
    www.judicialwatch.org ^ | MARCH 21, 2019 | Staff
    (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today announced it received 756 pages of newly uncovered emails that were among the materials former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tried to delete or destroy, several of which were classified and were transmitted over her unsecure, non-“state.gov” email system. Hillary Clinton repeatedly stated that the 55,000 pages of documents she turned over to the State Department in December 2014 included all of her work-related emails. In response to a court order in another Judicial Watch case, she declared under penalty of perjury in 2015 that she had “directed that all my emails on clintonemail.com...
  • "Onward Together” Inside Hillary’s Latest Political Tax Scandal

    03/12/2019 10:30:13 AM PDT · by bitt · 4 replies
    coreysdigs.com ^ | 2/14/2019 | admin
    Most people are aware that “Onward Together” is a political organization to raise funds for the Democratic party, but what they don’t realize, is the fact that this tax-exempt 501(c)(4) is operating ILLEGALLY, on multiple levels. IRS laws, FEC documents, and Onward Together’s tax return create one heck of a recipe, burning for an investigation. Not only does Onward Together require scrutiny, it’s partner organizations need a closer look as well. Perhaps “Back Together” would have been more apropos, since Hillary Clinton got the band back together to form this tax-exempt political scandal. Even Huma Abedin is on the payroll....
  • Clintons accused of nepotism by former adviser in new tell-all

    03/05/2019 6:18:12 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/05/19 | Bob Fredericks
    **SNIP** Vargo wrote that in November 2000, Mitchell told her that Bill Clinton had phoned him to say he was “very unhappy” that Chelsea’s boyfriend had not been shortlisted from roughly 200 candidates despite Bubba’s recommendation, according to the report. “It would be hard to believe that the timing of the president’s call wasn’t aimed at influencing us to make him a finalist,” Vargo wrote. The boyfriend never made the shortlist, which Vargo said made her a target of the powerful couple. Later, in 2012, Hillary Clinton’s State Department cut its annual $500,000 contribution to the Mitchell scholarship, citing budgetary...
  • Nancy Pelosi Charged The Air Force $200k To Fly Her Family And Other Lawmakers To Italy

    01/22/2019 12:49:30 PM PST · by detective · 19 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 01/21/2019 | Evie Fordham
    Shortened title. Full title: Nancy Pelosi Charged The Air Force Nearly $200k To Fly Her Family And Other Lawmakers To Italy And Ukraine House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s congressional delegation (CODEL) to Belgium, Egypt and Afghanistan garnered extra attention after President Donald Trump banned her from using military aircraft, but the trip would not have been the first time she used Air Force money to travel the world. Pelosi’s trip to Italy and Ukraine from July 30 to Aug. 6, 2015, cost the Air Force $184,587.81, according to documents released Saturday under a 2015 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit by...