August 14, 2022

South Carolina Rep. in Leaked Audio Strategizes ‘Sleepers’ and ‘Dope Money’ to Finance Senate Campaign

A South Carolina state lawmaker who was on the June 28 ballot in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary runoff has been heard in leaked audio strategizing on how to utilize Democratic “sleepers” to run as Republicans in local elections, as well as requesting drug money from a state prison inmate. Project Veritas, the watchdog organization that…

Costa Rica Elects Former Finance Minister as President

SAN JOSE—Former finance minister Rodrigo Chaves clinched Costa Rica’s presidency on Sunday. Chaves, a veteran former official of the World Bank, was projected to win about 52.9 percent of the vote in the run-off ballot, a preliminary tally by the electoral tribunal showed, based on returns from some 97 percent of polling stations. Rival candidate…

Breitbart Business Digest: Don’t Trust the Finance Guys

As it turns out, your suspicion that Wall Street might not have your best interest in mind has some scientific validity. A new study establishes that people who are interested in finance are less likely to share their wealth with others when the benefit to themselves is unclear. A team of business and economics professors…

Afghan Finance Minister Quits, Flees Country as Taliban Advances

Acting Finance Minister Khalid Payenda on Wednesday resigned his position with the government of Afghanistan and fled the country after the brutal Taliban insurgency gained control of vital border crossings and captured three more provincial capitals, bringing its total to nine. Payenda announced he would resign with a Twitter post on Tuesday:  Today I stepped…

The U.S. is the Only Improving Economy in the World Right Now, Finance Chiefs Say.

The United States has a huge advantage in the still-escalating global trade fights: it is the only major economy to score an ‘improving’ score in CNBC’s latest survey of corporate executives. The U.S. economy is viewed as “improving,” according to the latest quarterly CNBC Global CFO Council survey. China, which had been viewed as improving earlier […]

Rudy Giuliani Is Right: Settlement With Stormy Daniels Didn’t Violate Campaign Finance Law.

Rudy Giuliani sent opponents of President Donald Trump into a wild flutter in an interview Wednesday night with Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity. Giuliani, the former New York mayor who is now part of the president’s legal team, said that one of Trump’s personal lawyers, Michael Cohen, had been reimbursed for the settlement he entered […]

Trump Picks Former Goldman Partner And Soros Employee As Finance Chairman

In an oddly ironic twist, today Donald Trump announced that he has picked as chairman of his newly launched fundraising operation none other than a former employee of the bank he has repeatedly criticized in the past, and which he used as a foil to criticize Ted Cruz: Goldman Sachs. Trump announced that heading up […]

Former Bush Finance Team Members Join Ted Cruz – Women for Cruz Coalition Created

“I am excited to welcome this outstanding new group to our finance team,” said Cruz in a statement released Thursday. “They arrive at a pivotal time for our campaign, as the field is winnowing down to a two-person race. I am honored to have such an impressive committee. It is yet another sign that conservatives […]

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