Pence, Christie, other top potential GOP White House contenders to speak at Texas donor event

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pauses while speaking during an Operation Warp Speed vaccine summit at the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 2020. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other Republican leaders who are considered potential contenders for the GOP’s … Read more

Federal search warrant executed at Rudy Giuliani’s NYC apartment

Rudolph Giuliani, attorney for President Donald Trump, arrives for a news conference at the Republican National Committee on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Federal investigators executed a search warrant Wednesday at the Manhattan apartment of Rudy Giuliani, … Read more

Biden to unveil $1.8 trillion plan for children and families — here’s what’s in it

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the administration’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response outside the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Rueters President Joe Biden on Wednesday will pitch Congress on $1.8 trillion in new spending and tax credits aimed toward children, students and families, senior administration officials said. Biden … Read more

Saudi crown prince says the kingdom’s in talks to sell 1% of Aramco to a ‘leading global energy’ firm

Oil tanks at an oil processing facility of Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian state-owned oil and gas company, at the Abqaiq oil field. Stanislav Krasilnikov | TASS via Getty Images Saudi Arabia is in talks to sell 1% of state-backed oil giant Saudi Aramco to a “leading global energy company,” the kingdom’s crown prince told … Read more

Biden administration set to relax outdoor mask guidance

People wear face masks in Central Park on April 10, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is slated to relax federal public health guidance on wearing masks outdoors as soon as this week, a source familiar with the plans told NBC News. The announcement, which may come … Read more

Is this good politics? Joe Biden’s America isn’t back, it has turned its back

This is a test. But where is America? Indians are dying in the ferocious second wave of the pandemic. Hospitals and crematoriums can’t keep up. The living are gasping for oxygen and the government for ideas. Shockingly, there is no response from the US — the stronger, richer member of the “strategic partnership” (I can’t … Read more

MyPillow files $1.6 billion counter suit against Dominion Voting Systems

Mike Lindell, president and chief executive officer of My Pillow Inc., speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Aaron P. Bernstein | Bloomberg | Getty Images MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell announced Monday that his company filed a $1.6 billion lawsuit against Dominion Voting Systems, … Read more

Justice Department sues Trump ally Roger Stone and wife over alleged $2 million in unpaid taxes

The Department of Justice on Friday sued Roger Stone, the loyal former advisor to ex-President Donald Trump, alleging he and his wife owe nearly $2 million in unpaid federal taxes and other fees. The lawsuit accuses Stone and Nydia Stone of using an “alter ego” company in an attempt to “shield their personal income from … Read more

Wall Street execs, employees spent $2.9 billion on campaigns, lobbying during 2020 election, study shows

Wall Street executives, their employees and trade associations invested at least $2.9 billion into political initiatives during the 2020 election cycle, according to a new research report. The study, first shared with CNBC and authored by Americans for Financial Reform, paints a historic effort by those within banks and various other financial services firms to … Read more

Progressive group targets FedEx, Nike in campaign calling for higher corporate taxes

A FedEx employee loads up deliveries in San Francisco. Getty Images A progressive group pushing Congress to raise the corporate tax rate is launching an ad campaign targeting FedEx and Nike, two large American companies with light federal tax bills, the group said Monday. Tax March, which held dozens of demonstrations in 2017 calling on … Read more