“I do have to say that it shows an extraordinary lack of judgment for a member of Congress to be buying and selling health care stock,” said University of Minnesota law professor Richard Painter, who served as ethics counsel for President George W. Bush. “That is just asking for trouble.”
The announcement appears to contradict what Trump had said a tweet last month — “no new deals” while in the White House
It’s the largest penalty ever levied by the government against an automaker.
A U.S. official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that intelligence officials had informed Trump last week about an unsubstantiated report that Russia had compromising personal and financial information about him
VW on Tuesday disclosed that it is in advanced talks to settle the criminal case by pleading guilty to unspecified charges and paying $4.3 billion in criminal and civil fines, a sum far larger than any recent case involving the auto industry
The Boulder, Colorado-based Outdoor Industry Association, which represents companies such as Patagonia and The North Face, sponsors the Outdoor Retailer show. The show has been in Salt Lake City every year since 1996, except for 2002 during the Winter Olympics.
The Denver company said Tuesday that sales at established stores jumped 14.7 percent in December. They fell 1.4 percent in November and fell 20.2 percent in October.
“We’re not happy at all that the federal government is not ponying up. This should be their responsibility,” said Rep. Jeff Delzer, R-Underwood, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.
The number of Americans who quit their jobs increased 1.4 percent to nearly 3.1 million, the second-highest total since the Great Recession