Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will deliver a speech in front of the Trump International hotel in New York City next Sunday as she launches the next phase of her presidential campaign. The New York Democrat released a video Sunday morning announcing that she is officially running for president, after starting an exploratory committee two months ago. Story Continued Below The video kicks off a busy campaign week for Gillibrand, who will participate in an MSNBC town hall event in Michigan on Monday. Gillibrand also has stops scheduled in Iowa and Nevada before returning to New York at the end of the week. Gillibrand’s video focuses on a litany of progressive policy goals, including universal health care, paid family leave and the “Green New Deal,” and touts the senator’s vote against the bank bailouts of 2008 and her work to change how the military prosecutes sexual assault.Gillibrand has also been a leader of the #MeToo movement in Congress in the last several years, … [Read more...] about Gillibrand plans Trump NYC hotel speech, makes 2020 bid official
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Bob Bryan, provided by Published 9:58 am CST, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Evan Vucci/AP Images President Donald Trump stood by Saudi Arabia in a statement on Tuesday, despite the CIA reportedly concluding that Saudi crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Following the uproar over Khashoggi's disappearance, Trump tweeted that he had "no financial interests in Saudi Arabia." The Trump Organization does not have any buildings in Saudi Arabia, but his businesses have accepted large amounts of money from the Saudi government. For instance, Trump's hotel in New York City saw a huge financial boost from the visit of Crown Prince Mohammed in early 2018. Additionally, Trump has had ties to Saudi investors for over two decades. In a statement released Tuesday, President Donald Trump stood by Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman despite evidence that the crown prince ordered the killing of Saudi journalist … [Read more...] about Trump said he has ‘no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.’ But his businesses have made millions from the Saudi government, and the crown prince gave his New York City hotel a huge boost.
John Haltiwanger, provided by Published 9:26 am CDT, Friday, October 19, 2018 Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy is concerned that President Donald Trump's "soft" response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is linked to Trump's business ties to Saudi Arabia. "I think the Saudis believe they have a blank check from this presidency," Murphy told Business Insider. Khashoggi, a Saudi national who has often been critical of the Saudi royal family in his reporting, went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in early October. Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy is "very concerned" that President Donald Trump's "soft" response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is linked to the Trump family's business ties to the kingdom. "I think the Saudis believe they have a blank check from this presidency," Murphy told Business Insider on Wednesday. "I don't understand why there's such a close relationship … [Read more...] about Top Senate Democrat accuses Trump of being too ‘soft’ on Saudi Arabia because of his business ties to the kingdom
President Donald Trump tweeted that he has “no financial interests in Saudi Arabia” after criticism for his response to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Trump Organisation does not have any buildings in Saudi Arabia, his businesses have accepted large amounts of money from the Saudi government. For instance, Trump’s hotel in New York City saw a huge financial boost from the visit of Saudi crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in early 2018. Additionally, Trump has had ties to Saudi investors for over two decades. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed the charge that his response to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be affected by any business ties with Saudi Arabia. “For the record, I have no financial interests in Saudi Arabia (or Russia, for that matter),” Trump tweeted. “Any suggestion that I have is just more FAKE NEWS (of which there is plenty)!” The Trump Organisation does not own any … [Read more...] about Trump says he has ‘no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.’ But his businesses have made millions from the Saudi government, and the crown prince gave his New York City hotel a huge boost.
He's booked hotel rooms and meeting spaces to them, sold an entire floor in one of his buildings to them and, in desperate moments in his career, gotten a billionaire from the country to buy his yacht and New York's Plaza Hotel overlooking Central Park. President Donald Trump's ties to Saudi Arabia run long and deep, and he's often boasted about his business ties with the kingdom. "I love the Saudis," Trump said when announcing his presidential run at Trump Tower in 2015. "Many are in this building." Now those ties are under scrutiny as the president faces calls for a tougher response to the kingdom's government following the disappearance, and possible killing, of one of its biggest critics, journalist and activist Jamal Khashoggi. Kanye West spoke for nearly 10 minutes straight while visiting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office Thursday. Here were some notable moments from the meeting. (Published Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018) "The Saudis are funneling money to him," said … [Read more...] about Trump’s Business Ties to Saudi Kingdom Run Long and Deep