Deutsche Bank Won’t Release Trump Finance Details

On Thursday, Deutsche Bank’s external counsel in Washington, D.C. rejected demands by U.S. House Democrats to provide details of President Donald Trump’s finances. The bank cited privacy laws. The response by Deutsche’s lawyers at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is the second rejection by the bank for information on Trump’s finances. Deutsche Bank has …

Trump Son-In-Law Contacts With Russians Were Undisclosed

Seven current and former U.S. officials told Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign. Two of the sources said those contacts included two phone calls between April and November …

Qatar State News Agency Hacked

On Wednesday Qatar said its official state news agency had been hacked. False statements attributed to its ruler had been posted. The statement was made on the official news agency’s Twitter account. It asked the media not to publish the remarks that had been posted earlier. A story had run earlier on the agency’s website …

Boeing Signs Deal With Saudi Arabia

Boeing Co has signed several defense and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia. According to reuters, the deal includes the sale of military and passenger aircraft. The U.S State Department announced in December that it would sell Saudi Arabia CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment, training and support worth $3.51 billion. The total value of …

Trump & Trunball “Get Along Great” Now

Declaring they “get along great,” U.S. President Donald Trump held his first-face-to-face meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday following an acrimonious phone call in January that strained ties between the two allies. Wearing black-tie tuxedos as they prepared to attend a dinner together, the two leaders met on board the USS Intrepid, …

Trump Disses Intel – Maybe China Hacked Democratic Emails

Countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks, President Donald Trump said China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election. In an interview transcript published on Sunday, Trump gave no evidence backing his allegation that China could have hacked the emails …