Trump Organization, Nina Totenberg And NPR News discussed on All of It


I will speak with writer and director John Nixa Bravo about her new film, Zola. Then a preview of our July get lit with all of it. Book club Pick with authors A Kia Dalila Harris. We are discussing her debut novel, the Other Black Girl and later recipes to make during a heatwave. Chef and recipe developer Vanessa Cedar stops by to discuss her new book. Be Cool, Good food for hot days. We will get to all of it. I'm Alison Stewart and I will meet you on the other side of the news. Live from NPR News. I'm Lakshmi, saying the U. S Supreme Court ruling today will make it easier for states to significantly limit the time place and manner of voting. Democrats have been fighting new restrictions passed by GOP controlled state legislatures. But their battle just got tougher with today's ruling that Arizona's voting laws do not violate the 1965 Voting Rights Act. NPR's Nina Totenberg has more In 2013. The Supreme Court by a 5 to 4 vote struck down the key enforcement provisions in the act, which required states with a history of discrimination in voting to get clearance in advance from the Justice Department for any changes they were trying to put into the law. And that left only a different section of the law, known as Section two to enforce the provisions. The nondiscrimination provisions of the act, which aimed at making equal access for all voters, and the court today by a 6 to 3 vote has rendered that provision. Close to a dead letter. NPR's Nina Totenberg, the Trump Organization's chief financial officer, plans to plead not guilty to criminal charges. Andrea Bernstein reports from New York. Charges are expected to be announced this afternoon. The Manhattan D A. Is set to present charges to Alan Weiss Loberg after a three year long investigation. Why Spielberg is a longtime Trump aide who oversees every aspect of the Trump organization's finances. The charges are said to concern a scheme to avoid paying taxes by compensating employees with untaxed benefits, including expensive apartments and high and renovations. In a statement was Aalborg's lawyers say he quote intends to plead not guilty and he will fight these charges in court. The Trump Organization says Weisberg is being used as a pawn in a scorched earth attempt to harm the former president. For NPR News. I'm Andrea Bernstein at the Criminal Court Building in Manhattan. President Biden's meeting with rescuers near Surfside, Florida who have been spending the last week searching for victims in the rubble of a collapsed condo building. At least 18 people are confirmed dead more than 140 remain unaccounted for. People in many parts of the United States are moving away from areas that are prone to flooding. NPR's Rebecca Herscher has a tales of a new study. People who live in flood zones are increasingly deciding to relocate in many cases through a federal home buyout program, researchers at Rice University and Temple University Wanted to know where those people were moving. They followed 1500 people in Houston who moved after 2017 Hurricane Harvey. They found that people who originally lived in areas with higher home values, many of which were also weiter. Are more likely to end up in places near their original neighbors. That support system can help ease the transition to a new area. The authors argue That trend could further reinforce environmental and socio economic injustice as climate change causes. Increased flooding and home buyouts get more widespread. Rebecca Herscher. NPR NEWS This is NPR. This is W N. Y. C as we've been reporting, Donald Trump's longtime finance chief, has surrendered to the Manhattan district attorney's office Island. Weisberg and the Trump Organization are expected to be charged today with tax related crimes stemming from an investigation by New York prosecutors. Reported Alien merits told NPR The Trump Organization has gone to court thousands of times before either suing. People are getting sued, but it's always been for civil cases this time, it's different. For the first time. It's the Trump business that is being criminally charged. Criminal cases, of course, come with higher potential penalties and possible serious reputational damage. The anticipated charges could involve benefits. Trump's company gave two top executives, including use of apartments, cars and school tuition. The former president has said his company did nothing wrong. He accuses the investigation of being politically motivated. New York City has adopted a $99 billion budget and the community Service Society Samuel Stein says it includes programs to meet housings post pandemic recovery. It's important to prevent small homeowners from facing foreclosure, but at the same time, it's important to support organizing against landlords who took out predatory levels of debt during the boom years. The city is putting $10 million into these programs. New York City is marking its reopening with the concert in Central Park on August 21st organizer Clive Davis has Paul Simon, Jennifer Hudson and the boss himself, Bruce Springsteen, headlining the celebration on the Great Lawn for some 60,000 guests. Not nearly as hot today is the last four days 85 for a high with pretty good shower and thunderstorm. Chances. 84 mostly cloudy now. Michael Hill doubling in NYC NEWS. Support for NPR comes from Duck Duck Go a privacy company committed to making privacy online simple used by tens of millions.

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