The lawsuits are not the first time Bush has served on the board of a private company sued by investors in federal court.
In a public move presaging his run for the White House, Jeb Bush resigned from corporate positions at the end of last year. Less noticed: One of the companies where he served on the board, Florida timber company Rayonier Inc., faced a flurry of lawsuits not long before his exit. One case alleges that a […]
Grimm has been dogged by allegations of campaign violations
The attorney representing Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm maintains that the congressman has done nothing wrong but says he’s not surprised his client is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors. Grimm has been dogged by allegations of campaign violations since his first campaign for Congress in 2009 and 2010. A House Ethics Committee announced in […]
Democratic Representative Charles Rangel said on Tuesday he was not resigning in the face of ethics charges and asked for an expedited resolution of his case before he has to face voters in November elections. “I am not going away. I am here,” Rangel said to some applause during a lengthy, rambling speech on the […]
An investigator for the Alaska Personnel Board says a legal defense fund set up for Sarah Palin when she was governor was illegal. Investigator Timothy Petumenos said Thursday the Alaska Fund Trust inappropriately used the word “official” on its website, wrongly implying Palin’s endorsement as governor. Palin’s attorney says she will return the funds. A […]
1775 – American Revolution: The British advancement by sea begins; Paul Revere and others warn the countryside of the troop movements. 1949 – The aircraft carrier USS United States is laid down at Newport News Drydock and Shipbuilding. However, the giant ship is canceled 5 days later, resulting in the Revolt of the Admirals. COINCIDENCE? […]