New York Attorney General Opens Investigation of Trump Projects

The request to Deutsche Bank sought loan applications, mortgages, lines of credit and other financing transactions in connection with the Trump International Hotel in Washington; the Trump National Doral outside Miami; and the Trump International… Read More

No-deal Brexit could cost Japanese carmakers in UK $1bn a year

A no-deal Brexit would cost Japanese carmakers in Britain more than $1bn a year if 10% tariffs were imposed on trade between the UK and EU, new analysis suggests. Nissan, Toyota and Honda together account… Read More

Trump to seek $8.6 billion to finish border wall before 2020 election

President Donald Trump will ask Congress for another $8.6 billion to complete a 722-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a senior administration official told POLITICO on Sunday, part of a cost-cutting opening budget offer that… Read More

Senators Urge IRS to Focus on Big-Time Tax Cheats, Citing ProPublica Stories

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and three fellow senators say the agency should do more to tackle financial crimes, even in the face of crippling budget cuts. by Paul Kiel and Jesse Eisinger In a letter… Read More

As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care. And even if they did, the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting deals decades ago has disappeared,… Read More

That Time Trump Got $18.3 Million in Palm Beach

Scrutiny of his business dealings is just the start of a long and possibly harrowing experience for the president and his entourage. A series of hurricanes tore through Florida in 2005, and Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s business… Read More

One third of UK billionaires have moved to tax havens

A third of British billionaires have moved to tax havens over the past decade, it has been reported. An investigation by The Times found that 28 out of 93 British billionaires – 30% – have moved to… Read More