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Steve Bannon racked up more than $1 million in legal fees during the Russia investigation — then asked Trump’s DOJ to reimburse him : politics

The Article:As President Donald Trump reluctantly prepared to leave the White House, his one-time chief strategist Steve Bannon asked the Justice Department for a taxpayer-funded reimbursement of the hefty legal fees he incurred in connection with the Russia investigation, according to records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.“It is our understanding that the White House supports reimbursing Mr. Bannon’s attorneys’ fees,” Bannon’s defense lawyer, William Burck, wrote on […]

todayJune 16, 2021 6

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We Should Have Jailed the Bankers After the Last Crisis — “Lock up the bankers” was more than a populist slogan. It was a demand for something better than a plutocratic order that allows the rich to do whatever they wish. : politics

The public is seldom aware of what banks do and if punishments happen. Bankers do get jailtime, the SEC doesn't go soft on that even billionaires aren't safe. But this is all on inside trading, an a crime on itself that's actually very hard to define. Even during the last crisis a couple went to jail over this.Now the problem is though with the populist idea of holding CEO's responsible […]

todayMay 27, 2021 14

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