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  • US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund

    07/20/2016 5:49:59 PM PDT · by blueplum · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 20 July 2014 6:24PM EDT | Eric Tucker with Eileen Ng
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States moved Wednesday to recover more than $1 billion that federal officials say was stolen from a Malaysian economic development fund and that was used for high-end real estate, fancy artwork and production of the Hollywood film, "The Wolf of Wall Street." The diverted funds paid for luxury properties in New York and California, a $35 million private jet and expensive paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet, according to federal government complaints that demand the recovery and forfeiture of the ill-gotten assets. The complaints, filed in Los Angeles, allege a complex money laundering...
  • Goldman Sachs cozy relationship with the Malaysian government (the Clinton connection)

    02/14/2016 5:13:19 AM PST · by Liz · 4 replies
    NEW YORK POST ^ | 2/13/15 | staff
    The fallout from the widening G/S scandal involves Tim Leissner, chairman of Goldman/s SE Asia operations, who is on leave of absence. He helped set up a state fund ---1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Goldman was paid sky-high commissions for bond sales. Then $681 million mysteriously turned up in the bank account of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. The FBI is investigating w/ a wider probes of money-laundering allegations spanning five countries. Some transactions illustrate the cozy relationship between Goldman and the government. The sum of three bond sales for 1MDB back in 2012 and 2013, some $6.5 billion, reportedly yielded...
  • DNC Wikileak: Hillary "wants to keep the people ignorant" (vanity)

    07/22/2016 5:24:36 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 44 replies
  • Here Is Who Donald Trump Wants for Treasury Secretary

    07/20/2016 11:36:36 AM PDT · by Maceman · 20 replies
    Fortune ^ | JULY 19, 2016 | Dan Primack
    Believe it or not, the job may go to a former Clinton donor if Trump is elected. Donald Trump has told prospective donors that, if elected president, he plans to nominate former Goldman Sachs banker Steve Mnuchin for U.S. Treasury Secretary. That’s according to Anthony Scaramucci, a high-profile hedge fund manager and Trump fundraiser. Mnuchin, who is a former donor to Hillary Clinton, spent 17 years with Goldman Sachs, where his father also had been a prominent executive. He later worked with investment groups affiliated with George Soros, including as chairman of controversial mortgage lender OneWest Bank Group (which would...
  • Former EU President Hired As New Chairman of Goldman Sachs International

    07/09/2016 7:33:17 PM PDT · by 867V309 · 12 replies
    breitbart.com/london/ ^ | 9 Jul 2016 | Liam Deacon
    The former president of the of the European Commission, the European Union’s (EU) unelected executive arm, has been recruited as the new boss of international operations at Goldman Sachs, who funded the official anti-Brexit campaign. In May, in the run-up to the referendum, figures released by the Electoral Commission revealed that Goldman Sachs had quietly donated Ł500,000 to Britain Stronger in Europe – the official, government back anti-Brexit campaign – shortly before February when donations had to be declared.
  • Clinton sought secret info on EU bailout plans as son-in-law's doomed hedge fund gambled on Greece

    07/01/2016 1:03:26 PM PDT · by thouworm · 42 replies
    FOX News ^ | July 1, 2016 | Peter Bryne
    In 2012, Mezvinski, the husband of Chelsea Clinton, created a $325 million basket of offshore funds under the Eaglevale Partners banner through a special arrangement with investment bank Goldman Sachs. The funds have lost tens of millions of dollars predicting that bailouts of the Greek banking system would pump up the value of the country’s distressed bonds. One fund, exclusively dedicated to Greek debt, suffered near-total losses. Clinton stepped down as secretary of state in 2013 to run for president. But newly released emails from 2012 show that she and Clinton Foundation consultant, Sidney Blumenthal, shared classified information about how...
  • Arrest Over Software Illuminates Wall St. Secret

    08/25/2009 1:07:10 PM PDT · by khnyny · 12 replies · 1,552+ views
    The New York Times ^ | August 23, 2009 | Alex Berenson
    Flying home to New Jersey from Chicago after the first two days at his new job, Sergey Aleynikov was prepared for the usual inconveniences: a bumpy ride, a late arrival. He was not expecting Special Agent Michael G. McSwain of the F.B.I. At 9:20 p.m. on July 3, Mr. McSwain arrested Mr. Aleynikov, 39, at Newark Liberty Airport, accusing him of stealing software code from Goldman Sachs, his old employer. At a bail hearing three days later, a federal prosecutor asked that Mr. Aleynikov be held without bond because the code could be used to “unfairly manipulate” stock prices.
  • Where is Ted Cruz?

    06/30/2016 12:30:48 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 114 replies
    Lifezette ^ | Edmund Kozak
    For his own sake and the country's, the conservative stalwart should stand behind Trump Aside from saying on Monday that he isn’t bothered one way or the other about being given a speaking slot at the GOP convention, Ted Cruz has been noticeably absent from the public eye since exiting the 2016 contest. One would think that a committed constitutionalist like Cruz would be doing everything he can to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president. But even if Cruz isn’t willing to stand side-by-side with Trump to that end, he should at least be willing to do so for his...
  • European SUPERSTATE to be unveiled: EU nations 'to be morphed into one' post-Brexit

    06/27/2016 11:35:08 AM PDT · by Old Teufel Hunden · 166 replies
    Express ^ | 6/27/2016 | Nick Gutteridge
    The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an “ultimatum”. Under the radical proposals EU countries will lose the right to have their own army, criminal law, taxation system or central bank, with all those powers being transferred to Brussels. Related articles Fury over plans for European-wide ‘tax harmonisation’ How the unelected bureaucrats in Brussels seized the power Controversially member states would also lose what few controls they have left over their own borders, including the procedure for admitting and relocating...
  • Surprise! Most Corrupt Bankster in U.S. Endorses Hillary Clinton

    06/27/2016 9:23:00 AM PDT · by all the best · 16 replies
    LewRockwell.com ^ | June 27, 2016 | Thomas DiLorenzo
    It’s hard to imagine a better endorsement of Donald Trump’s economic policies – whatever they may be, whenever he finds the time to explain them – than the recent endorsement of Hillary Clinton by former Goldman Sachs CEO and U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson. As the man in charge of the biggest explosion of corporate welfare in world history – the “TARP” bailouts, he defined himself as a sworn enemy of capitalism and a socialist when it comes to the capital markets. Socializing billions of dollars in investment bank, insurance company, and automobile industry losses with taxpayer dollars qualifies Paulson...
  • Ted Cruz For Senate

    06/04/2016 11:07:51 AM PDT · by Mariner · 248 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 3rd, 2016 | By Sean Saffron
    Lost in all the back and forth of the Republican presidential primary is a profound question for the conservative movement: “Whither Ted Cruz?” Let us not overlook a conservative powerhouse, with a proven track record of organizing actual voters across a wide swath of states, expertise at small-dollar fundraising, and the discipline to endure months of heckling by Donald Troll and his oafish minions. Is no one else excited to see the next chapter for Cruz? If he so chooses, Cruz can be the conservative leader he was so often attacked for not being over the last few years. Now...
  • A Job for Rubio-Cruz: Save the Web (stop BHO plan to internationally censor US open internet)

    05/23/2016 6:54:24 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 1 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | May 22, 2016 | GORDON Crovitz
    Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, back from the campaign trail, have something productive to do in Washington. They’ve taken the lead against President Obama’s plan to give up U.S. protection of the open Internet. The Obama administration announced in 2014 it would end U.S. oversight by canceling the Commerce Department’s long-standing contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or Icann. Despite enormous effort over the past two years by the multi-stakeholder community of network engineers and developers, no one found an alternative to U.S. stewardship that would protect the global Internet from censorship by authoritarian regimes. The...
  • Here’s why I’m leaving the Democratic Party

    05/21/2016 7:09:39 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | May 20,2016 | Shaun King
    Many of you aren't religious, so please forgive me for recalling my roots as a preacher and starting us off with a simple verse of scripture. "The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil." - 1 Timothy 6:10, The New Testament of the Bible Clinton's refusal to release the transcripts of her speeches to Goldman Sachs was the straw that broke the camel's back for me. Her indignant and irrational excuses made no sense — particularly in light of the reports stating that the transcripts would ruin her campaign and made her sound like an executive...
  • Clinton Son-In-Law’s Investment Fund Shut Down After 90% Loss

    05/11/2016 8:58:47 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 56 replies
    HeatStreet ^ | 5/11/2016 | Andrew Stiles
    Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law, the mediocre money manager Marc Mezvinsky, is shutting down a special Greece-focused investment fund that had lost nearly 90 percent of its value over the past two years.The Eaglevale Hellenic Opportunity fund, which had raised $25 million from investors, was pitched as a bet on economic recovery in Greece—that hasn’t panned out, exactly. The fund reported a 48% decline in 2015, when Mezvinsky told investors that his firm’s predictions about the Greek economy had “proved incorrect,” and hasn’t recovered. Mezvinsky, who married Chelsea Clinton in 2010, founded the investment firm Eaglevale Partners two years later with the...
  • Oppo-researchers seeking transcripts of Clinton’s paid speeches to Goldman Sachs

    05/09/2016 12:11:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/09/2016 | John Sexton
    Hillary Clinton gave three paid speeches to Goldman Sachs after leaving her job as Secretary of State in 2013. The content of those speeches has never been revealed. There are no video or audio clips of the speeches on You Tube and no written transcripts have been published. According to a story at the Hill, GOP oppo-researchers are trying to change that: Republican opposition researchers have taken matters into their own hands, aggressively seeking any information about the speeches, including from Goldman employees who were in the room.Ian Prior, the communications director for the well-funded Republican group American Crossroads,...
  • Trump Picks Former Goldman Partner And Soros Employee As Finance Chairman

    05/06/2016 4:49:36 AM PDT · by Milhous · 85 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 05/05/2016
    In an oddly ironic twist, today Donald Trump announced that he has picked as chairman of his newly launched fundraising operation none other than a former employee of the bank he has repeatedly criticized in the past, and which he used as a foil to criticize Ted Cruz: Goldman Sachs. Trump announced that heading up his own personal fundraising operation as national finance chairman will be Steven Mnuchin, a long-time business associate, chairman and CEO of the hedge fund Dune Capital. More importantly, however, he spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs where he was most recently a Partner, having built...
  • Donald Trump: I’m Not ‘Selling Out to Wall Street’ by Bringing On Goldman Sachs Alum

    05/06/2016 10:03:44 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/06/16 | John Hayward
    On Friday’s Breitbart News Daily, SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon asked Donald Trump about the appointment of his business associate Steven Mnuchin as campaign finance chairman. The move has been criticized because of Mnuchin’s long tenure with Goldman Sachs–the financial giant seen as a Wall Street villain by the populist constituency that propelled Trump to victory in the GOP primary. In fact, during the Republican primary, Senator Ted Cruz was criticized because his wife Heidi worked for the company. “Some people are saying, ‘He’s selling out to Wall Street already; he’s gonna have all kinds of favors he’s going to...
  • Why Hillary Clinton Will NEVER Release Transcripts Of Her Paid Speeches

    05/04/2016 12:10:55 AM PDT · by MIA_eccl1212 · 41 replies
    The Young Turks ^ | 2/9/2016 | The Young Turks
    Hillary Clinton assures us that she's not at all biased by the $675,000 she's received from Goldman Sachs for paid speeches. An attendee of one of Clinton's Goldman Sachs speeches spoke with Politico and revealed why Clinton won't release the transcripts of the speeches. Cenk Uygur host of The Young Turks breaks down the story. more comments...
  • 'If this material works, I'm going to use it at Goldmans next year': Obama swings for Hillary, profe

    04/30/2016 9:32:08 PM PDT · by dennisw · 16 replies
    dailymail ^ | 30 April 2016 | By Ollie Gillman
    <p>President Obama took aim at Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and the Republican establishment tonight in his hilarious final White House Correspondents' Dinner speech - and he even saved some ammunition for Hillary Clinton.</p> <p>Before he tore apart the GOP candidates, Obama brought up his former Secretary of State's speeches to Goldman Sachs as he contemplated what he might do to make money after leaving the White House.</p>
  • Michael Savage DESTROYS and Exposes Ted Cruz

    04/30/2016 1:25:56 PM PDT · by Zenjitsuman · 72 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/10/16 | DR. Savage
    The Real Ted Cruz is a Bush-Man. Worked a long time for Bush and met Heidi while she worked for Condi Rice. He would have you think he is an outsider. Its all been crafted. He will never build the wall, deport illegals. Remember he wanted a 500% H1B visa increase. He was for amnesty before he saw Rubio go down the tubes and made a course correction.
  • No, Ted Cruz was not ‘John Boehner’s lawyer’

    04/29/2016 11:23:34 AM PDT · by OneVike · 109 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 4/28/16 | Renee nal
    The media is working hard to convince you that they caught Ted Cruz in a lie about working with John Boehner. But they are the ones lying, as usual.During an interview hosted by Stanford in Government (SIG) and the Stanford Speakers Bureau, former House Speaker John Boehner referred to presidential candidate Ted Cruz as “Lucifer in the flesh.” He continued, “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”But Boehner did not “work” with Ted Cruz. Boehner only worked...
  • The truth about Hillary Clinton's Wall Street speeches

    04/20/2016 9:08:29 AM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | Apr 20, 2016 | Drew Griffin, David Fitzpatrick and Curt Devine
    Just two months after leaving the State Department, Hillary Clinton began a short but very lucrative speaking career to banks, securities firms, trade associations, and three times, Goldman Sachs. In October 2013, Hillary Clinton was paid $225,000 to speak at Goldman Sachs "Builders and Innovators" conference, held at the Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain Resort in Marana, Arizona.
  • Hillary, the Panama Papers, and the death of American kleptocracy

    04/19/2016 9:29:45 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 9 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 18 Apr, 2016 | Will Bunch
    Did you see that Sen. Bernie Sanders released his income taxes?....well, his 2014 income taxes, anyway. He did it around 7 p.m. on a Friday night, on the same day that the Democratic presidential hopeful was making international headlines by speaking at the Vatican and meeting Pope Francis, for at least a handshake. In journalism, releasing information at that off hour is what we call "a Friday news dump" -- usually an attempt to bury bad news. That's weird, because if I were handling PR for the Bernie Sanders campaign, I'd be shouting the news from the Green Mountain-tops. They...
  • Media Will Obsess About Trump’s Victory In NY, But Cruz Owned The Night With His Speech In Philly

    04/19/2016 10:34:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 192 replies
    The Louisiana Hayride ^ | April 19, 2016 | Scott McKay, publisher
    It wasn’t a good night for Ted Cruz, who finished third in New York amid a landslide for Donald Trump in his home state. There was some talk, which turned out to be more hopeful than realistic, that because of the fact New York was a closed primary with registration rules so restrictive that you had to be registered as a Republican back in October of last year in order to vote in it the circumstances would serve to hold down his vote – perhaps even keep him under 50 percent. That didn’t happen; with 70 percent of the vote...
  • Trump and Cruz predict stock market crash

    04/15/2016 11:31:37 AM PDT · by Reeses · 46 replies
    CNN Money ^ | April 15, 2016 | Heather Long
    The two leading Republican candidates for president warn the U.S. stock market is trading at an alarming level. On Friday, Ted Cruz predicted a stock market "crash will be coming." Donald Trump calls it a "terrible time" to invest. "We're in a bubble right now," Trump says. It's a high degree of fear from a party that is normally viewed as pro-business and pro Wall Street. Trump recently told The Washington Post that America is on track for a "very massive recession."
  • Clinton Spokeswoman: Suggesting Undecided Voters Have Questions About Hillary (Shortened)

    04/15/2016 11:25:31 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Friday on MSNBC, Karen Finney, spokeswoman for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, dismissed the idea that transcripts of a speech her candidate gave on Wall Street were relevant to “undecided voters.”
  • Wisconsin and The Heidi Moment

    04/14/2016 10:18:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 122 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 14, 2016 | Robert Charles
    So, every pundit east of Wisconsin is talking New York and delegate math. Trump is still grousing about gestapo-land, already taking a victory lap in his Democrat-dominated Empire State. But does it really all matter? Has something happened with the other top candidate? Yes, Cruz is sharp, expert at the delegate process, but there is something more. Did he actually get lift off a week ago, and the moment passed so fast media missed it? I think so. I think we got break out by the guy long known as a talented Supreme Court litigator turned politician. Something has changed....
  • Cruz's message to Wall Street: Help me

    04/13/2016 3:48:57 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 70 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 13, 2016 | Ben White
    After bashing bankers, including his wife's employer Goldman Sachs, he invites them to a Harvard Club fundraiser. NEW YORK -- This Monday, assorted bankers, traders and Wall Street lawyers will gather inside the neo-Georgian walls of the Harvard Club in midtown Manhattan to write big checks to an unlikely recipient: Ted Cruz. Cruz, who attended Harvard Law School, isn't one to trade too heavily on old school ties and friendships at the likes of Goldman Sachs, where his wife works. On the campaign trail, the Texas senator has railed against Wall Street “crony capitalism,” ripped giant banks as “too big...
  • Heidi Cruz Breaks Silence On Affair Allegations (it's garbage that Trump planted)

    04/13/2016 2:16:34 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 124 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 13, 2016 | Jamie Weinstein
    Heidi Cruz is silent no more. Talking to Fox News' Megyn Kelly Tuesday night, the wife of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz spoke out for the first time about the National Enquirer story alleging her husband engaged in affairs with five different women. In the interview, Mrs. Cruz called the report "garbage" and accused Donald Trump of planting the story. "It's garbage. It's just garbage," she said on "The Kelly File." "This is another example of Donald Trump engaging in the politics of personal destruction, using his henchmen to go out and try to destroy others when he is losing. And...
  • Heidi Cruz Met on Campaign Trail by Superstorm Sandy Protests

    04/12/2016 3:42:44 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 95 replies
    Wall Street Journel Blog ^ | April 11, 2016 | Heather Haddon
    New York victims of the 2012 storm object to Ted Cruz's vote against relief funds. MINEOLA, N.Y.—Heidi Cruz, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, was met at a campaign event by victims of Superstorm Sandy who protested his opposition to a 2013 bill doling out billions in aid for storm relief and clean-up. People from Long Island and southeast Queens, which were devastated by the October 2012 storm, said the Texas senator’s vote against a $51 billion aid package targeted to New York and New Jersey to recover from the damages disqualified him from the presidency. The 2013...
  • Miserable Year for Banks: Stocks Suffer as Rates Stay Low

    04/12/2016 7:31:46 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 5 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 10 April 2016 | Aaron Kuriloff, Riva Gold
    Financial shares are down sharply in 2016 even as broader markets have recovered; central-bank policies squeeze interest margins --- Bank stocks are having a terrible 2016, as central-bank policies, which for years lifted asset prices, are hurting the financial sector. The impact of economic stimulus efforts on lenders will get a fresh airing this week, as big U.S. banks begin reporting their earnings for the first quarter. Trading revenue is expected to have taken a hit, but the more enduring problem will be visible in the lenders’ net interest margins, the basic measure of bank profitability that gets flattened by...
  • Cruz Attacks Matt Drudge [AUDIO]

    04/11/2016 4:21:10 PM PDT · by markomalley · 422 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/11/16 | Steve Guest
    Sen. Ted Cruz claims that Roger Stone, The Daily Caller Men’s Fashion editor, “decides” what Matt Drudge posts on his website Drudge Report.In an interview with Mike Slater on “The Mike Slater Show” Monday, Cruz said, “If people want to get on the “Trump train,” they can. I actually think we need real and meaningful solutions to the problems in this country, and as president my focus is going to be on three things: jobs, freedom and security.”Slater asked Cruz what he thought of the Drudge Report and the Texas senator replied, “Look, Drudge Report over the years has done a good...
  • GOLDMAN SACHS settles mortgage FRAUD case for $5 billion

    04/11/2016 3:19:59 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 41 replies
    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 4/11/2016 | Joseph Lawler
    The special inspector general for the TARP bailout, said that "Goldman took $10 billion in TARP bailout funds knowing that it had fraudulently misrepresented to investors the quality of residential mortgages bundled into mortgage-backed securities.
  • Goldman Sachs to Pay $5.1 Billion in Mortgage Settlement

    04/11/2016 10:16:24 AM PDT · by maggief · 70 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 11, 2016 | NATHANIEL POPPER
    Goldman Sachs has completed a $5.1 billion settlement with state and federal officials over the bank’s role in the subprime mortgage crisis. Goldman is the last of the big American banks to reach a settlement with the national working group that was set up in 2012 to investigate how Wall Street exacerbated the mortgage bubble and ensuing financial crisis. Goldman said in January that it had put aside money to cover a $5 billion settlement. The final bill for Goldman is less than the settlements of mortgage giants like JPMorgan Chase, which paid $13.3 billion, and Bank of America, which...
  • Ted Cruz Tries, Fails to Explain ‘New York Values’ to Actual New Yorkers

    04/07/2016 8:30:04 AM PDT · by xzins · 551 replies
    NY Mag ^ | 7 Apr 16 | Claire Landsbaum
    Cruz's reception in New York was chilly. Back in January, Ted Cruz made the mistake of assuming the rest of America still hates New York. His dismissal of "New York values" didn't endear him to the Empire State — Governor Cuomo demanded an apology from Cruz, and the New York Daily News did what the New York Daily News does best — and as expected, the comment came back to haunt him as he campaigned in the Bronx on Wednesday. Meanwhile, at a massive rally in Long Island, Donald Trump, who's polling ahead of Cruz in New York by a...
  • A Bare-Knuckle Brawl of a Campaign

    04/08/2016 10:16:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Aprlil 8, 2016 | Suzanne Fields
    The presidential candidates are scrambling in the wake of the Wisconsin primary to manipulate images of women, forcing them into caricatures of whatever stereotype works. Spouses are thrust into a limelight they haven't sought, and everybody's looking for gaffe, grit (true and otherwise) and glamour. Presidential styles have changed since George Washington escorted Martha Washington, with great fanfare, on a barge from New Jersey to New York City, the temporary U.S. capital. This was the beginning of an American tradition of presidents' wives participating both formally and informally in presidential rituals and ceremonies. Martha Washington was never expected to campaign....
  • Panama Papers Reveal Clinton’s Kremlin Connection

    04/07/2016 11:23:53 AM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 16 replies
    Observer ^ | 4-7-16
    The revelations of the so-called Panama Papers that are roiling the world’s political and financial elites this week include important facts about Team Clinton. This unprecedented trove of documents purloined from a shady Panama law firm that arranged tax havens, and perhaps money laundering, for the globe’s super-rich includes juicy insights into how Russia’s elite hides its ill-gotten wealth. Almost lost among the many revelations is the fact that Russia’s biggest bank uses The Podesta Group as its lobbyist in Washington, DC. Though hardly a household name, this firm is well known inside the Beltway, not least because its CEO...
  • Has anyone seen Heidi?

    04/03/2016 8:45:13 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 36 replies
    03/03/16 | hapnHal
    Has anyone seen Heidi Cruz or is she MIA? Ted has been attending various rally's at different locations in WI. I've seen "NO" news on Heidi. Is she alright?
  • Heidi Cruz cancels N.J. campaign events

    03/28/2016 5:37:39 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 387 replies
    Politico ^ | 2:40 p.m., Mar. 28, 2016 | Matt Friedman
    A Cruz has again canceled on New Jersey. Heidi Cruz, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, had planned to hold a fundraiser in Morris County on Wednesday and attend several campaign events across the state. But a local Cruz campaign activist announced that she will be postponing her New Jersey appearances. Scott DeCristofaro, a New Jersey contact for the Cruz campaign, issued a press release Monday announcing the cancelation of a Heidi Cruz rally in Haddon Heights. DeCristofaro said she is also canceling her other New Jersey events and plans to come back to New Jersey after Wisconsin's...
  • Washington Times columnist fired after confirming 2 of the now 8 Cruz mistresses [should be 5]

    03/27/2016 2:14:11 AM PDT · by Future Useless Eater · 127 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | March 26, 2016 | Lori Stacey
    After the Washington Times quickly disassociated from him "for saying a scandal may be true", Johnson seemed to still be a class act. He tweeted that he respected them and had enjoyed working with them. He did not understand though why they would do this via Twitter instead of a phone call or even an email. However, now there are attempts to smear and discredit him, claiming they have not had a relationship with him in over a year which he soon replied to providing proof of being paid just last month.
  • Washington Times Fires Writer For Confirming Cruz Scandal

    03/27/2016 1:39:58 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 30 replies
    The Right Perspective ^ | March 26, 2016
    Washington Times Fires Writer For Confirming Cruz Scandal March 26, 2016 Conservative news paper The Washington Times has fired one of its writers after he confirmed that the Ted Cruz mistress bomb is partially correct. “COMING CLEAN: From what I know, at least 2 of the women named as Cruz mistresses by the National Enquirer are accurate,” tweeted Drew Johnson yesterday, in response to the explosive mistress bomb scandal rocking the presidential campaign of Republican Ted Cruz.
  • Developing: Source 'deep inside' Team Cruz: Affairs May be Real; Heidi wants all-male staff

    03/27/2016 3:43:00 AM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 323 replies
    Twitter Feed ^ | 03/26/2016 | Bryan Crabtree
    About the author Bryan Crabtree. He is a radio personality in Atlanta: "Atlanta's live/local show on business & current events. "My goal is to inspire greatness in the people who like & listen." 4-6p biz1190; 9-11pm AM920 M-F" He wrote around 10pm last night: bryan crabtree ‏@bryancrabtree 7h7 hours ago A source 'deep inside' the @tedcruz campaign says Cruz, may in fact have had affairs. Some say Heidi Cruz pushes for all-male campaign staff 238 retweets 195 likes Reply Retweet 238 Like 195 More No further elaboration at this time. Doesn't sound like he is the source for the...
  • Ted Cruz Campaign Refuses To Give FEC Details of Campaign Loans From Goldman Sachs…

    03/26/2016 5:52:09 PM PDT · by ak267 · 120 replies
    conservative treehouse ^ | 3-26-2016 | sundance
    It appears the Cruz Campaign is planning to slow walk the information on the 2011/2012 campaign loans: (Yahoo News) Ted Cruz has rebuffed a request by the Federal Election Commission to disclose more information about some $1 million in loans he received from two major Wall Street banks during his 2012 Senate campaign.
  • Lyin’ Ted Cruz Campaign Refuses To Give FEC Details of Campaign Loans From Goldman Sachs

    03/26/2016 6:18:35 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 27 replies
    Interesting development. It appears the Cruz Campaign is planning to slow walk the information on the 2011/2012 campaign loans: (Yahoo News) Ted Cruz has rebuffed a request by the Federal Election Commission to disclose more information about some $1 million in loans he received from two major Wall Street banks during his 2012 Senate campaign. In a letter to the FEC this week, the treasurer of Cruz’s 2012 campaign turned down a request by agency auditors to reveal in writing “the complete terms” of two personal loans Cruz received from Goldman Sachs and Citibank — the proceeds of which, he...
  • Defend Heidi Cruz

    03/26/2016 9:26:52 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 243 replies
    National Review ^ | March 26, 2016 | MONA CHAREN
    Defend Heidi Cruz by MONA CHAREN March 26, 2016 Is Trump the political genius that some have been hinting? Who else, without staff or experience, could rocket to the top of the polls and remain in that perch month after month despite everything? Maybe it’s genius, or maybe its shamelessness. The latter can be mistaken for the former. This week’s new slog in the mud demonstrates one of Trump’s techniques to perfection — he flings filth at an opponent and then invites the docile press to conclude that “both sides” are engaged in unseemly brawling. (This is usually John Kasich’s...
  • Trump aide fulfills threat to 'spill the beans' on Heidi Cruz

    03/25/2016 11:59:15 AM PDT · by maggief · 134 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 25, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    An aide to Donald Trump on Friday fulfilled the businessman's threat to "spill the beans" on Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz's wife, Heidi. Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson rattled off a list of attacks three days after Trump first made the threat. "Spilling the beans is quite simple when it comes to Heidi Cruz," Pierson said in an interview with MSNBC's Steve Kornacki. "She is a Bush operative; she worked for the architect of NAFTA, which has killed millions of jobs in this country; she was a member on the Council on Foreign Relations who — in Sen. Cruz's own words,...
  • Two New Polls Show Good News For Texas Senator Ted Cruz

    03/24/2016 2:27:35 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 174 replies
    Hannity ^ | March 24, 2016 | Staff
    A pair of new polls are showing good news for presidential hopeful Ted Cruz. In a new Fox News poll of 388 likely GOP primary voters, frontrunner Donald Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz are now in a statistical dead heat nationally. The poll shows Trump and Cruz polling at 41%-38% respectively, a slight edge for the real estate mogul, but within the poll's +/- 5 point margin of error. Governor John Kasich is running in third place with 17%. A second poll, this one from Emerson College, is spelling good news for Ted Cruz in the April 5th, winner-take-all...
  • Mika Disillusioned: Warren Won't Demand Hillary Release Transcripts

    03/18/2016 4:40:38 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 10 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It hurts to discover your political hero is just another sell-out hack. And so it was for Mika Brzezinski today, confronted with the reality that her idol, Elizabeth Warren, who she was promoting for president as early as 2013, has apparently sold out in return for a spot in a a prospective Hillary Clinton administration. Today's Morning Joe rolled a clip of Fauxchohantas repeatedly dodging Norah O'Donnell's straightforward question: should Hillary release the transcripts of her Wall Street speeches? Lieawatha gives the lamest of non-answers, saying "the candidates are doing what they should do in a primary." Whatever. Said a...
  • How Did Cruz Get That Loan?

    03/14/2016 7:56:31 AM PDT · by zek157 · 99 replies
    Market-ticker.org ^ | 3/13/16 | Karl Denninger
    Ted Cruz failed to report two loans he received in 2012 for his Senatorial campaign. During the campaign itself he claimed he had liquidated his own personal family wealth to finance the campaign. That was a lie; he in fact got two loans; one from Goldman Sachs and the other from Citibank. His wife works for Goldman. At least one of these loans (the Goldman one) was "secured" by a brokerage account. Some of Cruz's excuses have included that this was allegedly his "retirement" money. Well, if that's true I have some more questions. You can borrow against a 401k...
  • Ad Featuring James Dobson Says Ted Cruz’s Wife Will be the “Very First Pro-Life First Lady”

    03/12/2016 1:17:14 AM PST · by Sun · 81 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Mar 11, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    “His wife, Heidi, will be the very first pro-life first lady,” Dobson says in the TV ad, in which he also endorses Ted Cruz for president. The Federalist writer Gary Bauer said that his sources tell him that Ted Cruz’s wife, Heidi, also is strongly pro-life.