Monthly archives: March, 2018

Questions linger about how Melania Trump, a Slovenian model, scored ‘the Einstein visa’

People who demonstrate “extraordinary ability” are eligible for what is known as the “Einstein” visa. First lady Melania Trump was granted the EB-1 visa in 2001. (Victoria Walker/The Washington Post) In 2000, Melania Knauss, a Slovenian model dating Donald Trump, began petitioning the government for the right to permanently reside in the United States under …

DOJ report expected to cast harsh eye on McCabe for leaking to the press about confidential investigation

Andrew McCabe was removed from his post as FBI deputy director in January.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Justice Department’s inspector general is expected to criticize former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for approving a leak of information about the Hillary Clinton investigation to The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times reported late Thursday.  According to the …

What The Hope Hicks Resignation Could Mean For Trump

Hope Hicks isn’t just any White House communications director. Until her abrupt announcement Wednesday that she would be leaving the White House, Hicks has been part of what we dubbed the “Friends and Family” wing of the Trump administration — a group of people, including first daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who entered …

Walmart, Dick’s expand corporate rift with gun lobby

NEW YORK (AP) – The rift between corporate American and the gun lobby is growing. Retail heavyweights Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods have taken steps to restrict gun sales. That follows moves by several other major corporations, including MetLife, Hertz and Delta Air Lines, that have cut ties with National Rifle Association following last month’s …