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SEC launches probe into Kushner Companies for use of EB-5 visa program

White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating Kushner Companies for its use of a controversial visa program.  The company is owned by the family of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.  This isn’t the first time Kushner …

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Trump defends mental stability in early morning tweetstorm

President Donald Trump. Associated Press/Andrew Harnik President Trump defended his intelligence and mental stability on Saturday morning, saying in a series of tweets that his “two greatest assets” have been “mental stability and being, like, really smart.” He added that he believed he was “a very stable genius.” Trump’s tweets …

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Papadopoulos fiancee Simona Mangiante – Business Insider

Courtesy Simona Mangiante Simona Mangiante, the fiancée of former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, described in an interview last week what her life has been like since Papadopoulos was arrested and put on house arrest last July.  Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with a Russia-linked …

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A week of DOJ drama and new revelations in the Russia investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts During the first week of 2018, investigators and the president’s allies alike zeroed in on the Department of Justice, with two Republican congressmen calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign and former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, suing the department, …

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Bannon was reportedly warned to stop hammering Jared Kushner

Steve Bannon. Scott Olson/Getty Images Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was reportedly warned to stop blasting senior adviser Jared Kushner or risk being blasted by Trump. Axios reported that one ally to both Bannon and Trump relayed a White House message that the former chief strategist needed to …

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