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REVEALED: Ex-Trump ‘fixer’ Michael Cohen now being investigated for tax fraud

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Former Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen is now under investigation for tax fraud, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.

According to the Journal’s sources, “federal authorities are assessing whether Mr. Cohen’s income from his taxi-medallion business was underreported in federal tax returns.”

In particular, federal officials are investigating whether Cohen illegally shielded hundreds of thousands of dollars of income from taxation.

The Journal’s sources also say that officials “also are looking into whether any bank employees improperly allowed Mr. Cohen to obtain loans for which he didn’t provide adequate documentation.”

President Donald Trump hinted that Cohen’s taxi-medallion business could get him in trouble when he attacked Cohen for reportedly telling people that he would testify under oath that Trump know beforehand about the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russian agents.

“Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?),” the president wrote last month.

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REVEALED: This wealthy New York family has been funneling millions to the anti-vax movement

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The Washington Post has published a major exposé about a wealthy New York family who has bankrolled a massive campaign to spread misinformation about vaccinations to the tune of millions of dollars.

According to the Post, hedge fund manager and philanthropist Bernard Selz and his wife Lisa Selz have donated at least $3 million to organizations that stoke fears about vaccinations causing autism, while also downplaying the threat that measles poses to young children.

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Trump got talked out of war with Iran — by a Fox News host: report

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President Donald Trump has surrounded himself with war hawks who have been clamoring their whole careers for war with Iran, like National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Yet the president has consistently said he opposes war with Iran, even as his administration's self-inflicted escalation brings the region to breaking point.

So why is Trump at odds with his advisers? According to The Daily Beast, there is another person informally advising him against a military engagement: Fox News talk show host Tucker Carlson.

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One Trump tax cut was meant to help the poor — but at least one billionaire ended up winning big

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Under a six-lane span of freeway leading into downtown Baltimore sit what may be the most valuable parking spaces in America.

Lying near a development project controlled by Under Armour’s billionaire CEO Kevin Plank, one of Maryland’s richest men, and Goldman Sachs, the little sliver of land will allow Plank and the other investors to claim what could amount to millions in tax breaks for the project, known as Port Covington.

They have President Donald Trump’s 2017 tax overhaul law to thank. The new law has a provision meant to spur investment into underdeveloped areas, called “opportunity zones.” The idea is to grant lucrative tax breaks to encourage new investment in poor areas around the country, carefully selected by each state’s governor.

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