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American democracy will glory in even more spending… even more boondoggles… even more cronyism… even more debt. As with P.T. Barnum's ... Conservative National Review declared it “the sort of legislation that would have been right at home in the Obama administration.” Just so. But the swamp got ...
Then in 2014, under a newly appointed director by the Obama administration, the FHFA pivoted and allowed GSE revenue to begin filling the coffers of the national HTF. Over the last couple of years, the HTF has been active and both Fannie and Freddie, despite remaining wards of the federal government ...

The fight against crony capitalism can often feel sisyphean: no matter how much we fight, the cronies always seem to win. ... American Enterprise Institute also opposed the NOPR on the grounds that it attempted to pick winners and losers in the energy sphere just as President Obama's energy policy had.
The admissions were revealed in Schweizer's new book, “Secret Empire,” which found a pattern of investments in coal, offshore mining and for-profit universities that closely tracked the Obama administration's regulatory policy changes. Billionaire activists Tom Steyer and George Soros were among the ...
Beijing — He has stifled his political opponents and enriched friends and cronies. .... of the free world,” joining Rush Limbaugh and other right-wing commentators who seemed attracted to Mr. Putin's willingness to oppose President Barack Obama's plans to bomb Syria over its use of chemical weapons.
Republicans made the elimination of onerous Obama-era regulations an early priority, but the effort has since stalled. That's unfortunate, as a great many destructive ... Further safeguards are also needed to prevent cronyism and abuse of the program by politicians. But these are properly questions for the ...

During his stay in New Zealand from Wednesday to Friday, Obama will meet with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and former Prime Minister John Key. During a visit to Sydney, Obama will meet Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday and Saturday before traveling to Japan the following day.
Interestingly, stocks of companies that did well after receiving favours under the Obama presidency began to underperform the stocks of similar companies after the surprise election victory of Donald Trump in November 2016. This probably suggests that investors expected these firms, which benefited ...
Brown and Huang also found that executives belonging to companies that contributed heavily to former U.S. President Barack Obama's election campaign were more likely to be granted access to the White House during his tenure. Interestingly, stocks of companies that did well after receiving favours ...
These non-representing representatives not only have responsibilities to their constituents but also to the Constitution. In the latter case that includes being a check on the power of the president. Yet, while many long-running members have been happy to block former Democratic President Barack Obama's ...
“The media protected Obama from criticism and controversy as aggressively as the Secret Service protected him from danger,” Margolis said. Margolis claims Obama brought to Washington corrupt Chicago machine politics of cronyism and corporate payoffs, combined with tactics meant to steer popular ...
A watchdog group sued the Department of Justice Tuesday after the Trump administration refused to disclose potential coordination with the private prison industry that was allegedly headed up by Jared Kushner. Democracy Forward, a nonprofit that scrutinizes executive branch activity, filed the lawsuit in ...
There are few better examples of Obama-era crony capitalism than the FTC's decision to side with Apple — which had close ties to the administration — over its rival Qualcomm in a complaint against the chip maker. With just days left in the Obama administration in January 2017, his appointed FTC chair ...
One of Donald Trump's most important arguments during the Presidential campaign was that Beltway insiders have rigged the game in their own favor, benefitting the big guys and leaving the little guy in the cold. Battling “crony capitalism” was similarly part of the energy behind the Tea Party. This was the ...
In many instances – Trump has put a stop to it. In many other instances, unfortunately, he has not. Thanks to Obama, cronyism has become all-but-engrained in the DC DNA. They were the Crony Administration. So not only is the government doing way too many awful things – they are paying Leftist cronies ...
President Barack Obama led regulatory attacks on numerous industries during his tenure at the White House. In many cases, his regulations — ostensibly to protect the public good — tanked the stock of various companies, enabling his close friends to swoop in and buy them for pennies on the dollar.
I've lived in this area for 32 years, Boyertown and Gilbertsville. Philadelphia Avenue and Reading Avenue in Boyertown and Philadelphia Avenue in Gilbertsville have never looked worse. It's really a shame but it's just gotten too old and nobody puts any real money into fixing those houses up in those little ...

Aso fights for political survival as cronyism scandal threatens to divide ruling party ... Finance Minister Taro Aso was fighting for his political survival Tuesday as a growing cronyism scandal that has paralyzed the Diet threatened to divide the ruling ... Obama will visit Tokyo on March 25 on the last leg of.
Some Trump insiders are raising red flags over indications that a top Clinton advisor, former President George W. Bush's secretary of state and a defense contractor are being eyed for the president's top intelligence advisory group. Dormant for a year, efforts are underway to set up the President's ...
Republicans spent eight years subjecting Obama's economic record to unceasing, frenzied opposition. Obama would crush the economy under a mountain of debt; he was engaging in “crony capitalism,” or even “gangster government,” by subsidizing clean energy innovators or rescuing the auto industry; ...
President Trump's choices in the solar trade case are clear: on one side you have Germans, Qataris, foreign hedge funds, and Mark Gallogly, a personal crony of Obama and someone who stands to use the proceeds of this case to inject millions into Democratic efforts to oppose President Trump. On the ...
Bestselling conservative author Matt Margolis has a new book coming out that is already banned on Facebook. Margolis's first book, The Worst President in History, which detailed the failures of the Obama administration, was an instant hit last fall. Margolis used social media to market his presidential ...
In a convoluted scheme outlined in the referral, the foreign source gave the information to an unnamed associate of Hillary and Bill Clinton, who then gave the information to an unnamed official in the Obama State Department, who then gave the information to Steele. Steele wrote a report based on the ...
One of Donald Trump's most important arguments during the Presidential campaign was that Beltway insiders have rigged the game in their own favor, benefitting the big guys and leaving the little guy in the cold. Battling “crony capitalism” was similarly part of the energy behind the Tea Party. This was the ...
In many instances – Trump has put a stop to it. In many other instances, unfortunately, he has not. Thanks to Obama, cronyism has become all-but-engrained in the DC DNA. They were the Crony Administration. So not only is the government doing way too many awful things – they are paying Leftist cronies ...
Prosecuting Trump cronies under the Logan Act would be a terrible own goal for Robert Mueller. ... period by secretly contacting the Russian ambassador and asking that the Russian government not respond sharply to Obama administration sanctions against Russia for meddling in the 2016 election.
As a reminder, in addition to the many allegations against Moore, who was reportedly banned from the mall for bothering too many underage girls, the Republican candidate also believes homosexuality is a crime, Muslims should not be allowed to serve in office, Barack Obama wasn't born in this country, ...
President Rodrigo Duterte swore to craft an independent foreign policy after decades of governance heavily influenced by the United States. He started off his presidency ranting at former U.S. president, Barack Obama, citing historical injustices as a major root of the country's many woes, and warning of the ...
In winning the presidency in 2008 and 2012, Barack Obama put together a broad, liberal coalition based largely on a cult of personality. But Obama's electoral mojo was not transferable. Democrats suffered huge losses up and down the ballot in 2010 and 2014, at least in part because they could not ...
Obama only golfed with his same cronies. It was strictly play time for Obama.This time President golfed with Tiger Woods and two pros.
Trump Bags Another Anti-Obama Trophy: Dead Elephants ... another message that this is an administration in service of itself and its cronies.
How Crony Capitalism Makes Most Businesses Small ... Under the Obama Administration it became even harder for employers, since they ...
... Strongly Rebukes 'Fake News' Rumor From 'Trump's Tabloid Crony' ... The Malia Obama FBI probe is fake news, according to Chelsea ...
The cover story's headline claimed that former President Barack Obama's daughter Malia, 19, was “Questioned in FBI Probe!” after working as a ...
As his presidency continues to fail, Donald Trump's attack dogs at the tabloid Globe have fabricated a fake news story to attack Barack Obama's ...
So the multi-billion-dollar crony table is being set – with both the ... cronyism on a scale of which the uber-Leftist Obama Administration never, ...
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and crony capitalists are joined at the hip. Like all the conventional (“establishment”) crony corporatists in ...
... National Security Council during the Obama administration, told The ... or tacit approval of those at the top of Russia's crony capitalist system.
Commerce Secretary's Offshore Ties to Putin 'Cronies'Nov. ... makes it “a company with crony connections” in Moscow, said Daniel Fried, a Russia .... Amos J. Hochstein, a top energy diplomat under the Obama administration.
The cronyism at the EPA may have deepened under Obama, but by no means did he begin it. “For decades, EPA's assorted advisory boards ...
The Obama administration promised to eliminate coal, oil and natural gas to the ... To do otherwise is crony capitalism, whether it's the Obama ...
That blatant quid pro quo — Hillary Clinton and her cronies in the Obama administration signed off on giving Russia 20 percent of America's ...
President Barack Obama's Justice Department created a “slush fund” .... “The Obama administration gave to its cronies money that belonged to ...
Overwhelming majorities of House and Senate Democrats voted for the bill, as well as Republicans, and President Obama signed it into law.
... a former Google friendly FTC crony, similar to the Goldman Sachs model ... political might, corruption, cronyism with the Obama White House, ...
Former President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally for ... "I do not expect any of Trump's billionaire cronies to rat him out, but I am ...
... troll networks may number in the hundreds, ex-Obama official says ... Yevgeny Prigozhin, a longtime crony of Russia President Vladimir Putin ...
“Pai and his cronies don't give a hoot whether there are a million critical ... So it was under Obama's (FCC Chairman) Tom Wheeler, and so it is ...
An example of cronyism at its worst. It's tough to ... Like Barack Obama did with “Clean Energy” and his war on coal, the ... Sadly, too many Republicans are guilty of playing this same crony game for which they blasted Obama.
In 2016, they garnered enough support to get a bill through Congress and signed by Barack Obama. The law was backed in the House by Rep.


 

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