A special council committee recently hired high profile defense attorney Robert Trout to take over its investigation of the contracts. The committee is currently awaiting the testimony of Sinclair Skinner, a friend of Karim and Fenty and owner of Liberty Engineering and Design. The engineering firm earned about $700,000 through a subcontract awarded by Banneker..
Conway pushed back on the idea that Trump should sign a pledge of any kind not to further his business interests while in the White House. Earlier on Monday, an Argentine newspaper, La Nacion, reported that Trump had asked the country’s president to help with business permits for a Trump office building in their call last week. Spokesmen for both Trump and Argentine President Mauricio Macri both denied the report..
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Whereas men, they look for peace, sleep, and sex in a bedroom. They don’t appreciate all the frilly comforts, as most women do. They could care less about loads of pillows and such. Newsom, meanwhile, praised Boxer’s tenure while touting his own history as a native Californian. Gertson said that tactic suggests Newsom may be trying to position himself for a future campaign. “Growing up in Marin County, I remember Senator Boxer as my tenacious representative on the Board of Supervisors and I knew at a young age what every American everywhere now knows to be an immutable truth there’s no ‘quit’ in Barbara Boxer,” Newsom said in a statement emailed to reporters..
Icahn’s role was novel. He would be an adviser with a formal title, but he would not receive a salary, and he would not be required to divest himself of any of his holdings, or to make any disclosures about potential conflicts of interest. “Carl Icahn will be advising the President in his individual capacity,” Trump’s transition team asserted..
Finally, because it criminalizes public speech about a person with certain intent, Section 9.61.260(1)(b) regulates pure speech, without any associated noncommunicative conduct. The conduct of publicly posting something (independent of the post’s content) cannot itself be harassing, intimidating, or embarrassing. Rather, a person can be convicted of cyberstalking based only on the content of his pure speech, without any associated harassing conduct.