Author: Allan Smith, Business Insider

The FBI is reportedly looking into an attempted hack of the Trump Organization

The FBI is reportedly investigating an attempted hacking of the Trump Organization from an overseas operative. – Business Insider (UK)

May 26th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Housing secretary Ben Carson says he thinks poverty is ‘a state of mind’

HUD Secretary Ben Carson said he believes that “poverty to a large extent is also a state of mind” in a radio interview released Wednesday. – Business Insider (UK)

May 24th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Trump Organization sends glossy pamphlet full of hotel pictures after being asked for documents on donations from foreign governments

The Trump Organization isn’t trying to track whether guests at its hotels are representatives from foreign governments, per a document released Wednesday. – Business Insider (UK)

May 24th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me

Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of “nut job” Comey had taken “great pressure because of Russia” off of him. – Business Insider (UK)

May 19th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Trump goes off script during Coast Guard commencement speech: ‘No politician’ has been ‘treated worse or more unfairly’ than me

Trump went off script in a speech to Coast Guard graduates, calling out critics and the media for treating him more unfairly than any politician “in history.” – Business Insider (UK)

May 17th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

More Americans think Trump would have stopped the Civil War than think the same about Andrew Jackson

More Americans believe Trump would’ve stopped the Civil War from ever taking place than believe the same about Jackson, a PPP survey showed Tuesday. – Business Insider (UK)

May 16th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

We now know a lot more on how Americans feel about Trump’s controversial James Comey firing

We now know a lot more on how Americans feel about Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey thanks to a Tuesday poll from left-leaning Public Policy Polling. – Business Insider (UK)

May 16th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Trump said Sally Yates and James Clapper started ‘to choke like dogs’ during their Senate testimony

Trump described Clapper and Yates as starting “to choke like dogs” during their Senate testimony as a part of an investigation into Russian interference. – Business Insider (UK)

May 11th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

A fleet of Democratic senators call on SEC and others to investigate Carl Icahn for ‘possible insider trading’

A number of prominent Democratic senators called on three federal departments to launch investigations into “possible insider trading” conducted by Icahn. – Business Insider (UK)

May 9th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Trump defends Michael Flynn ahead of blockbuster Sally Yates testimony

Trump took to defending Flynn in a tweet ahead of the blockbuster Sally Yates testimony before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee later this afternoon. – Business Insider (UK)

May 8th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

A group of major pollsters just released an autopsy report to explain why the polls were such a disaster in 2016

Top pollsters recently released an autopsy on polling in the 2016 election. Specifically, what went wrong in their predictions of a Clinton presidency. – Business Insider (UK)

May 7th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

James Comey: Loretta Lynch’s tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton was the turning point in the email investigation

Comey said Wednesday that Lynch’s tarmac meeting with Clinton in late June was the turning point in the email investigation. – Business Insider (UK)

May 3rd, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

‘He’s in the swamp — what he needs is a good machete’: Trump’s most important supporters say he’s still their guy

There’s a good case to be made that the most important Trump’s voters were a handful of Pennsylvanians who pushed him across the finish line twice. – Business Insider (UK)

May 1st, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Here’s how Trump’s 100-day approval rating — the lowest in modern history — compares to recent presidents

President Donald Trump had the lowest approval rating at the vaunted 100-day mark of any president in modern history, according to Gallup. – Business Insider (UK)

May 1st, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

TRUMP: I was going to terminate NAFTA, but Trudeau and Peña Nieto called, and I like them

Trump provided details from a call with Trudeau and Peña Nieto that led Trump to back down from terminating NAFTA and instead agree to enter renegotiations. – Business Insider (UK)

April 27th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

Mnuchin says Trump ‘has no intentions’ to release his tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Trump “has no intentions” to release his tax returns during a briefing to introduce the outline for his tax reform plan. – Business Insider (UK)

April 26th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)

John Kasich, a former Fox News host, responds to Bill O’Reilly’s ouster

Kasich, who hosted a Fox News program, said he “wouldn’t have stayed” at the right-leaning news network if he witnessed a culture of sexual harassment. – Business Insider (UK)

April 24th, 2017 Business, Business Insider (UK)