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Justice Department appoints Hewlett Packard compliance chief Glenn Leon
... said the Justice Department would make an effort to hire prosecutors with experience in assessing corporate compliance programs. The Biden administration chose Mr. Smith last year. Polite, who served as a U.S. attorney in New Orleans under President Barack Obama, was to lead the Justice Department's criminal division, which houses the fraud section. Polite has a background in compliance, having served a year as the chief compliance officer at Entergy Corp., a Fortune 500 electric power company in Arkansas,...
Updated: 06/07/2022
Democrats, former Obama administration officials buy Latino radio stations
... million people, according to the group. The Latino Media Network is led and founded by Stephanie Valencia, a former Obama administration staffer who now heads Equis Research, a Latino polling and research firm, and Jess Morales Rocketto , a veteran of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton campaigns. A long string of Latinos are investors in the purchase, which still requires Federal Communications Commission approval. Some are not all Democrats. According to a news release from the group, $80 million was raised ...
Updated: 06/03/2022
Hillary Clinton was deluged with sexist comments, says Abedin
... dress with some people recommending that she only wear dark colours and others saying she should look at a picture of her granddaughter when speaking to prevent her from looking so angry. Abedin told the audience: Who says that to Boris Johnson or Barack Obama ? Nobody ever says that! Abedin said that one Hollywood director offered media training to Clinton . I said: Can you give me an example of who she should emulate, who is her model? Give me an idea of a woman. Her husband said something. Yeah, yeah....
Updated: 06/03/2022
US plans Middle East trip, including Saudi crown prince
... Cooperation Council, a regional union whose members are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The goal would be to reactivate an annual summit between the United States and the GCC that began during the presidency of Barack Obama. ALSO READ: War has to end'': Biden ends US support for S. Arabia in Yemen. One source said that Washington was looking for an extension of the Yemen truce and clarity on oil output by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates before agreeing to ...
Updated: 06/02/2022
US plans Middle East trip for Biden
... Cooperation Council , a regional union whose members include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The goal would be to hold an annual summit between the United States and the GCC that began during the presidency of Barack Obama. One source said that Washington was looking for an extension of the Yemen truce and clarity on oil output by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates before agreeing to the summit. A two-month nationwide truce between a Saudi-led coalition and ...
Updated: 06/02/2022
Senate Dem candidate Charles Booker seen wearing noose in campaign ad
... went on to co-sponsor the bipartisan version that was introduced by Sens. Cory Booker , D-N. J., and Tim Scott , R-S. C., is now law. During a Senate hearing in 2011 in which Paul , a physician, opposed the expansion of health care under President Barack Obama, he compared the right to health care to slavery. With regard to the idea whether or not you have a right to health care, you have to realize what that implies, Paul said at the time. You have a right to come to my house and conscript me because ...
Updated: 06/01/2022
Biden, Ardern call for Pacific Island engagement
... working closely with New Zealand and other partners in the Pacific, as we continue to step up our efforts to engage more effectively in the Pacific. Ardern was the first New Zealand leader to visit the White House since Sir John Key met President Barack Obama in 2014. The Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, was in Tonga on Tuesday as part of a tour through the Pacific Islands. He signed agreements in Tonga for fishing and police equipment, but Pacific island nations were unable to reach consensus on ...
Updated: 05/31/2022
A conman who swindled people out of $1 million
... up with a victim losing their life savings. The judge said Sean T. Johnson , 42, of Dallas, tailored his con based on the gender, age and lifestyle of his mark. He would be involved in financing major events like a party in Washington for President Barack Obama 's second inauguration, a world tour by singer Rihanna and even the much-hyped 2015 fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao . If Johnson s target was able to invest even a few thousand dollars, he promised that they could get rich ...
Updated: 05/31/2022
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