Will a parliamentary hearing make Singapore PM’s problems go away?

June 21, 2017

… Lee’s siblings and the public being kept out of the loop? Was there any conflict of interest in the appointing of Lee’s lawyer in the property, 63-year-old Lucien Wong, to replace 60-year-old V K Rajah as attorney general? The edifice Lee Kuan Yew built and nurtured is crumbling. It is the responsibility of the prime minister to make sure it remains intact. It remains to be seen whether MPs will ask the tough questions necessary to elicit hard truths from the prime minister, and …


Rosenstein must recuse himself from involvement in Mueller probe

June 17, 2017

(CNN)The President’s latest Twitter attack on the special counsel investigation by Robert Mueller is likely to claim a new victim: Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, the lawyer at least nominally in charge of the investigation. Shortly thereafter, the President shocked the nation with the announcement that he had fired the controversial FBI director he had only recently praised. The White House press office immediately pointed to Rosenstein’s detailed memo as the …


Travis Kalanick, your Uber drivers don’t know you and they don’t really care

June 16, 2017

… of getting a cab.” Temba is an avid Google News reader and he knew a lot about the company, though he initially said he thought Kalanick was leaving for vacation. However, Temba was soon ticking off Uber disaster talking points like a CNN talking head. He’s grieving for the death of his mother, giving her a proper goodbye. There’s some investigation by former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder. Even Kalanick was subject to investigation It was all about the females not …


Jeff Sessions’ explanation for firing Comey just doesn’t make sense

June 15, 2017

Washington (CNN)attorney general Jeff Sessions tried to have his cake and eat it too when it came to his explanations during congressional testimony Tuesday for the firing of FBI Director James Comey. On the other hand, Sessions told the Senate intelligence committee that he and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein had discussed removing Comey as FBI director and agreed that it was time for a “fresh start” at the bureau before either man was confirmed to their current …


Uber just lost its head of business

June 14, 2017

… business, meaning he helped locked down all those big partnerships to make Uber the global tech giant that it is today. His departure comes the day after Uber’s board of director reviewed and agreed to all proposals made by an external investigation by former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder into the company’s toxic workplace culture. Michael’s exit is the most high-profile removal of an executive at Uber in the wake of the investigation, though it is far from the only one. He …


Reed: Sessions’ involvement with Comey firing ‘highly questionable’

June 13, 2017

(CNN)A Democratic senator who will question attorney general Jeff Sessions at tomorrow’s Senate intelligence committee hearing wants to know why he was involved in the decision to fire former FBI director James Comey after he had recused himself from the Russia investigation. The White House initially cited memos from Sessions and Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein recommending Comey’s firing over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe as the reason for his dismissal, …


It’s Simple: Either Trump Or Comey Is Lying. Who Is More Credible?

June 9, 2017

… reputation as a person of integrity a reputation that was solidified back in 2007, when he offered damning testimony about warrantless domestic spyingduring oversight investigationsof the Justice Department under then-attorney general Alberto Gonzales. Senators in both parties praised Comey while questioning him on Thursday, with many remarking on his candor and honesty. Comey himself has said that decision caused him personal anguish, but that it arose from a desire to preserve the reputation …


After sexual harassment investigation, Uber fires more than 20 employees

June 7, 2017

… pic.twitter.com/lGmYdye3hN Melanie Ensign (@iMeluny) June 6, 2017 This is only the first report of what could be more bad or good, depending on your point of view news to come. Former attorney general Eric Holder is leading a separate investigation into the company, whose results have yet to be publicly released. Holder’s report is expected to not only investigate Fowler’s claims but “diversity and inclusion at Uber more broadly,” according to an email sent by CEO …


Key Witnesses In A California Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Refuse to Testify

June 3, 2017

… answer questions from Sanders last week about previous testimony in which they deniedthat a snitch program existed in the countys . In 2015, an increasingly impatient Goethals rebuked Tunstall and Garcia, saying they had . Two Orange County Sheriffs Department supervisors, Lt. Dave Johnson and Sgt. Raymond Wert, invoked their right not to testify this week as well, but then later talked when granted immunity by California Deputy attorney general Mike Murphy, who is now the lead prosecutor in …


Bush, Obama Lawyers Slam Trump’s Possible Meddling In FBI Russia Probe

Asked at a Wednesday conference if he could hypothetically conceive of a similar conversation between former President George W. Bush and a top law enforcement official about an ongoing criminal investigation, former attorney general Michael Mukasey was emphatic. Neil Eggleston, former President Barack Obamas White House counsel during the last years of his administration, responded similarly. Comey had been leading the FBI investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian …

May 18, 2017