By Elizabeth Dilts Marshall NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's CEO responded to complaints from junior bankers by saying management is going to work harder to give them Saturdays off and to shift bankers from other divisions to the busiest teams in the investment bank, according to a transcript of a call seen by Reuters on Monday. Last week, media reported that a group of junior bankers in Goldman's investment bank told senior management in February they were working nearly 100 hours a week and sleeping 5 hours a night to keep up with an over-the-top workload and "unrealistic deadl...
Marjorie Taylor Greene rallies Republicans to shut down OSHA over 'communist tactics' on work safety
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has called on Republicans to defund the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after she accused them of using "communist tactics" to mandate vaccines.
In a tweet on Sunday, Greene lashed out at President Joe Biden's attempt to use OSHA to implement a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees. Biden's order, however, has been temporarily blocked by a conservative appeals court.
"The most important thing Republicans can do is to stop the funding of vaccine mandates," Greene wrote. "Republicans voting for funding of OSHA will be voting to fund communist tactics used against the American people."
"Vaccine mandates are unconstitutional, no matter your stance on vaccines," she added.
Heidi Heitkamp smacks down Chris Christie with lesson on how blue states 'subsidize southern states'
Former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) clashed with former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) over details of President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda.
During a panel segment on ABC News, Christie suggested that Democrats are hypocrites because they are pushing to raise the cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions. The former governor argued that the move was an effort to allow Democrat-controlled states to raise local taxes at the expense of Republican-controlled states.
"This is going to help a lot of middle-class families," Heitkamp responded. "We can argue, Chris, about whether it should be 80 grand or whether it should be 50 grand but I think there are a lot of middle-class families that are going to benefit in those blue states."
"Of course," Christie agreed. "You're subsidizing in blue states the decisions of blue state governors and legislatures to continue to raise the taxes. That's what you're doing, Heidi! You want to do that? That's fine. But what you're saying is higher taxes at the state level and at the local level are going to be forgiven in New Jersey by people in South Dakota."
Heitkamp shot back: "And those people in New Jersey subsidize southern states who get more federal assistance than northern states."
Watch the video below from ABC.
Appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press" with host Chuck Todd, former Donald Trump fixer Michael Cohen was asked about the investigations into the Trump Organization by both the Manhattan DA's office and New York Attorney General Letitia "Tish" James and handed off a few suggestions about how to get someone to flip on the ex-president and his family.
Saying he didn't want to reveal too much about what he knows about the multiple investigations so far -- after having spoken with investigators -- Cohen suggested that Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg would never turn on Trump and his kids Don Jr, Ivanka and Eric, but that could change if they "squeezed" members of Weisselberg's family who are implicated in the investigation.
"Allen Weisselberg is not the key,' he told Todd. "They are going after Donald, Junior, Eric Ivanka -- a whole slew of individuals, family as well."
Pressed further about Weisselberg, Cohen explained, "They didn't really do to Allen Weisselberg what they did to me. You know, the threat to me was that they were going to file an 85-page indictment that was going to include my wife. They were going to say she was a co-conspirator to the hush money payment which was absolutely nonsensical."
"Look, I've been married for 27 years to the same woman, there was no chance in the world that I was going to put her at risk with these animals," he admitted. " The way they came down on me was nothing like the way came after Weisselberg. They should be squeezing, right now, Barry Weisselberg who worked for the Trump Organization and they should be squeezing Jack Weisselberg, who is only one of two organizations who loaned money to the Trump Organization that we still know, you know, when we talk about whether Donald Trump inflated or deflated his assets."