Quantcast
Connect with us

REVEALED: Former Trump campaign manager now lobbies for Russian-backed oil company Citgo

Published

on

Corey Lewandowski on Fox News -- (Screen grab)

Former CNN contributor Corey Lewandowski’s firm offered to lobby for a Venezuelan-backed oil company Citgo—which has ties to the Russian government—amid increased tension between the United States, Russia and the South American country, Politico reports.

Lewandowski’s firm, “Avenue Strategies,” confirmed it accepted a $25,000 lobbying agreement with Citgo, which is reportedly under talks to be taken over by the Russian government-owned oil company Rosneft.

ADVERTISEMENT

The oil giant also gave Trump’s inauguration $500,000.

Sources told Politico that Lewandoski’s company “was brought on by Citgo to help provide access to the Trump administration.”

Lewandowki reportedly included access to Trump in his pith to clients interested in “Avenue.”


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Trump’s ‘herd immunity’ advisor has been spreading his quackery behind the scenes for quite a while

Published

on

This is not Dr. Scott Atlas’ first rodeo.

It might seem like Atlas came out of nowhere after getting recruited by Stephen Miller at a QAnon meeting. Or you might have him confused with the Atlas who tried to kill Superman in #677 of the superhero series.

Atlas wasn’t famous until he got plucked by Trump from the farthest right reaches of the universe as a pandemic adviser carrying the flag for herd immunity. That, of course, is the theory that says, in effect, that saving the economy in an election year is certainly worth losing a few million lives.

But it turns out Atlas has been on the political scene as a foe of government health care for quite a while. As a creature of the Hoover Institution, a conservative think tank uneasily affiliated with Stanford University, Atlas has left a bit of a paper trail.

Continue Reading

2020 Election

WATCH: Trump supporter cries discrimination during Starbucks mask meltdown

Published

on

An argument that erupted between a barista and her customer at a Santee, Calif. Starbucks has gone viral.

The incident occurred when the barista, Alex Beckom, 19, asked her customer to pull her mask up from her chin. The customer was a White woman wearing a Trump 2020 mask. The customer's response was that she was being discriminated against because of her support of President Donald J. Trump.

“F— Black Lives Matter,” the customer told Beckom, who is Black.

The woman then asked for a straw and sugar packets before they parted ways.

Watch the video below.

Continue Reading
 

Breaking Banner

You are part of Trump’s callous and covert science experiment — you just don’t know it yet

Published

on

It’s understood the president has not done nearly enough to combat the spread of the new coronavirus. It’s understood he’s gotten in the way of states trying to protect residents. What’s not understood, however, is the United States government, under Donald Trump’s leadership, seems to be conducting a science experiment on the American people without telling us, one informed by ideology, not medicine. All things being equal, a second term for the president will not only coincide with a permanent pandemic; it will cause hundreds of thousands more people to die.

This article was originally published at The Editorial Board

Continue Reading
 
 
Democracy is in peril. Invest in progressive news. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free. LEARN MORE