The operation, spearheaded by a hardline Trump ally and a former British spy, highlights the GOP's push to dominate national politics.
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Erik Prince, a sometimes unofficial advisor to President Trump, worked to recruit former spies to infiltrate left-wing organisations, The New York Times reported. Undercover operatives recorded leaders in liberal campaigns and organisations in an attempt to release information that could damage them. The operations were spearheaded by Project Veritas, a […]
The House Intelligence Committee formally referred Erik Prince, a former informal adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign, to the Justice Department for criminal investigation on Tuesday. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff asked Attorney General William Barr to investigate whether Prince gave false testimony to the panel in November 2017. […]
A subsidiary of a company founded by Erik Prince, who also founded Blackwater, is operating in Iraq, BuzzFeed News reported, citing official documents. Blackwater was expelled from the country in 2007 after its private contractors opened fire on a crowd of unarmed civilians, killing 14. After leaving Blackwater, Prince established […]
Erik Prince, an associate of President Donald Trump who acted as an informal campaign adviser, acknowledged for the first time that he attended an August 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between top campaign officials and others who were offering the Trump team help in winning the 2016 election. Last week, […]
A group of President Donald Trump’s most outspoken allies have jumped aboard the non-profit that intends to privately fund a border wall. The non-profit started out as a viral crowd-funding campaign, which raised $US20 million before GoFundMe refunded all the donations. Now, Trump supporters like Steve Bannon, former baseball star […]
Erik Prince, founder of the controversial firm Blackwater, is trying to convince President Donald Trump to privatize America’s war in Afghanistan. His pitch was rejected by senior administration officials, most notably Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis, last year, but he has revived his pitch and is pushing for an audience. […]
A Russian plane with ties to the Kremlin flew to the Seychelles before a secret 2017 meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a report. The special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a series of meetings in the Seychelles […]
The special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly learned of several other meetings in the Seychelles that took place around the same time as one between an informal Trump campaign adviser, the Emirati crown prince, and a Russian investor linked to President Vladimir Putin. The development comes as Mueller broadens his […]
George Nader, a little-known but critical witness in the Russia investigation, has contradicted key portions of testimony from Erik Prince, an associate of President Donald Trump’s, before the House Intelligence Committee last year, The Wall Street Journal reported. Prince told lawmakers that his meeting in Seychelles in January of last […]
Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly determined that a meeting in the Seychelles between associates of President Donald Trump and a Russian banker was meant to help establish a secret back-channel between Trump and Russia. This stands in contrast to the testimony one of the meeting’s participants gave Congress last […]
A witness in the Russia investigation has testified that Trump associate Erik Prince helped arrange a 2017 meeting in the Seychelles islands with a Kremlin ally as part of an effort to establish a backchannel of communication between the US and Russia, and to discuss US-Russia relations under the Trump […]
A top secret meeting. A far-flung tropical archipelago. International political intrigue involving President Donald Trump. While it might sound like the tagline for an upcoming spy movie, these are the details of a newly disclosed meeting that took place in the Seychelles Islands between a Trump-linked private security entrepreneur, a […]
The special counsel Robert Mueller has secured sworn testimony from George Nader, a little-known but critical witness in the Russia investigation. Nader serves as an adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and attended two meetings with President Donald Trump’s associates that have invited intense […]
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