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NY Judge Says He Will Decide In 30 To 60 Days About Whether To Proceed With Emoluments Clause Case Against Trump (Video)

NY Judge Says He Will Decide In 30 To 60 Days About Whether To Proceed With Emoluments Clause Case Against Trump (Video)

One thing is for sure: Donald Trump is no stranger to litigation. As either plaintiff or defendant, Trump has been embroiled in over 4,000 lawsuits, both frivolous and substantial. His presidency is no different. His first month in office alone brought dozens of suits. By August, he had been sued more than 135 times. One complaint […]

Florida AG And Donald Trump Now Face Bribery Complaint Over Trump U Payoff

Florida AG And Donald Trump Now Face Bribery Complaint Over Trump U Payoff

Perhaps you’re familiar with the axiom, Karma can be a real mean son of a gun. And it turns out that applies even if you’re a Presidential candidate who claims to be worth $10 billion or the Attorney General of Florida. This morning, a Boston-based attorney by the name of Whitfield Larrabee, filed bribery complaints with […]

Almost Every Official In Texas City Arrested By FBI

Almost Every Official In Texas City Arrested By FBI

All but two elected officials in Crystal City, Texas have been arrested by the FBI on charges of bribery and helping an illegal gambling operator in exchange for favors. These elected officials include Crystal City’s mayor, the city attorney (who is also the city manager), the mayor pro tempore, one current city councilman, and one […]

Gun Rights Groups Busy Buying Presidential Candidates – See Who Owes Who

Gun Rights Groups Busy Buying Presidential Candidates – See Who Owes Who

It is all too easy to forget that the National Rifle Association is just one of a number of gun rights groups buying up American politicians by the barrel. We know this because the federal law requires disclosure in certain cases, and the Center for Responsive Politics makes it easy to follow the money whenever possible. The NRA and […]

Bribery Investigation Claims Scalp Of FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

Bribery Investigation Claims Scalp Of FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

Last week, seven top officials of soccer’s world governing body, FIFA, were arrested amid Justice Department claims that they were involved in massive bribery and corruption. They, two other FIFA officials, and five corporate executives were indicted on charges of money laundering, wire fraud and racketeering. On Tuesday, the investigation claimed its highest-profile victim when […]

The 13 Elected Politicians Convicted In 2014

The 13 Elected Politicians Convicted In 2014

When it comes to politicians, most Americans are quite aware that they come in three groups: Republicans, Democrats, and ? crooks who run for office under whichever party’s banner they think will get them elected. At least we catch some of those in the latter category, though (but probably not enough). Here’s a listing of […]