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Exclusive: John Podesta May Have Violated Federal Law By Not Disclosing 75,000 Stock Shares

Daily Caller, by Richard Pollock Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 27 58 2017 03:58:02 GMT John Podesta, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2016 national campaign chairman, may have violated federal law by failing to disclose the receipt of 75,000 shares of stock from a Kremlin’financed company when he joined the Obama White House in 2014, according to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group. Joule Unlimited Technologies — financed in part by a Russian firm — originally awarded Podesta 100,000 shares of stock options when in 2010 he joined that board along with its Dutch’based entities: Joule Global Holdings, BV and the Stichting Joule Global Foundation. When Podesta announced his departure from the Joule

Kushner to lead White House innovation office: report

The Hill, by Paulina Firoz Posted By: Lalo- Mon, 27 08 2017 04:08:14 GMT President Trump is reportedly creating a new White House innovation office that will be led by his son’in’law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. The White House Office of American Innovation will be announced Monday, the Washington Post reported, and will report directly to the president. The idea is to help meet some of the goals President Trump pledged to accomplish during his campaign, such as working to help with veteran care and fight opioid addiction. The new office, which is described in the Post report as a “SWAT team” to fix the federal bureaucracy, is working with tech giants such

Ivanka Trump to travel to Berlin for women´s economic summit: report

The Hill, by Paulina Firozi Posted By: Lalo- Mon, 27 14 2017 04:14:16 GMT Ivanka Trump will attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women in Germany, according to a report. German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited Ivanka to the W20 summit during her visit to Washington, D.C., a senior White House official told the Associated Press. Merkel reportedly met with Ivanka Trump during the German leader´s White House visit. Trump helped to set up a gathering between German and American business leaders. The summit is a women’focused program that includes 20 countries and will be held in Berlin in April. The first daughter is planning to study successful apprenticeship programs at the summit,

Report: Ryan pleaded on one knee for ObamaCare repeal vote

The Hill, by Cyra Master Posted By: Lalo- Mon, 27 45 2017 04:45:26 GMT The Washington Post detailed the House GOP’s fight over the ObamaCare repeal and replacement plan this week, rounding up the dramatic details of leadership’s fight to win support for the measure. At one point, the paper said, House Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.) got down on one knee to plead with Rep. Don Young of Alaska – the longest’serving Republican in Congress ” to support the bill. (He was unsuccessful.) The moments highlighted by the Post during the Republican conference negotiations show what a tough battle Ryan and his deputies faced in whipping the vote. But they also show the fierce support

Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

Associated Press, by Phuong Le Posted By: earlybird- Mon, 27 01 2017 05:01:43 GMT SEATTLE — Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States´ second’largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle´s waste. The county’run facility has been hobbling along at about half’capacity since the Feb. 9 electrical failure resulted in catastrophic flooding that damaged an underground network of pumps, motors, electric panels and other gear. The sewage treatment plant — Washington state´s largest — is only partially treating dirty water that goes down Seattle toilets and washes off roofs and roads before discharging it into Puget Sound.

Roger Stone on Dem Rep. Adam Schiff: "The Congressman From California Is Largely Full Of Schiff"

Real Clear Politics, by Tim Hains Posted By: earlybird- Mon, 27 11 2017 05:11:01 GMT President Trump´s friend and confidant Roger Stone joins ABC´s George Stephanopoulos to discuss accusations that he “colluded” with Russian agents to coordinate the Hillary Clinton leaks during the 2016 election and responds to allegations from Ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.) that he had known about the Podesta leaks ahead of time. Schiff said last week that Stone communicated with hacker Guccifer 2.0 and tweeted two days before WikiLeaks released the first Podesta emails that a “payload was coming.” “I have had no contacts or collusions with the Russians,” Stone said. “My brief exchange with