Jared Kushner’s Family Firm Says It Wasn’t Trying To Claim Close Ties To Trump

The family company of Jared Kushner, White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, said Monday that it had not intended to invoke Kushner’s influence in the Trump administration as part of a pitch to Chinese investors. Ethical questions were raised when Kushner’s sister, Nicole Kushner Meyer, touted her family’s ties to the Trump administration while promoting […]

McDonald’s Turned To A Firm With Clinton Ties To Fight The Fight For $15

As the face of the fast-food industry, McDonald’s has always been the juiciest target for the Fight for $ 15 movement. Labor unions and low-wage workers have sued, mocked and vilified the Golden Arches ever since workers first walked off the job in 2012 to protest poverty pay. So it’s no shock that the world’s […]

John Boehner Begins New Chapter At High-Powered D.C. Lobbying Firm

Nearly a year since he announced his retirement from Congress, former House Speaker John Boehner is joining a high-powered lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. The longtime Ohio Republican, 66, has signed up with Squire Patton Boggs, a white-shoe law firm that represents a breadth of clients including Fortune 100 companies, local governments and up-and-coming businesses. “I left the […]

Panama Papers Firm Steps Up Hunt For Suspects Behind Massive Data Leaks

GENEVA (Reuters) – A computer technician at the Geneva office of the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers leak was detained several days ago on suspicion of recently removing large amounts of data, Swiss newspaper Le Temps reported on Wednesday, citing a source close to the case. A spokesman for the Geneva […]