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Fresh update on "bribery" discussed on Mark Thompson
"Case Load. Breed also says elementary schools that have provided a safety plan will be allowed to reopen for limited in class instruction on Monday. Under the San Francisco plan, Restaurants will be allowed to begin indoor dining at 25% capacity or upto 100 people, whichever is fewer. Two more people have been charged into others have pleaded guilty in connection with the San Francisco public Works Corruption case. The Department of Justice says the heads of Oakland engineering firm Pipe and Plant Solutions have been charged with bribery for providing gifts in exchange for illegal inside information. The two are the 7th and 8th defendants in the massive corruption case surrounding former public works Director Mohammed New rule, in the meantime, to city contractors have pleaded guilty. In connection with the case and the Butte County Sheriff's Office made Ah, welcome but unexpected discovery while searching through properties impacted by the Barry Creek Fried fires in Butte County. On their Facebook page, the sheriff office wrote. They found an adorable puppy pictures show the puppy who has been since then named Trooper being pulled from what appears to be a metal trailer bed. He was found covered in ash and had some minor burns but is now being cared for by vets in Chico, The owner of the property, told officials that they did have several dogs on the property, but they were unable to locate them..
Ex-Illinois lawmaker Terry Link pleads guilty to federal tax evasion
"Terry Link, pleading guilty to a federal count off filing a false tax return. The latest in the federal corruption investigation. The Tribune has reported that Link agreed to wear a wire for the feds in a bribery investigation of another former state lawmaker, link is cooperating. In the investigation. A
Boston - More Charges Brought In College Admissions Bribery Scandal
"More parents going up on the college admissions cheating scandal in U. S attorney in Boston says. I mean Korea's the latest parent to be caught up in the scandal. Prosecutors say he paid $200,000 to get his daughter into Georgetown University as a tennis recruit, even though her tennis skills were not competition level quarry faces fraud and bribery charges. Also, former southern cow water polo coach Jovanovic changed his plea in the scandal to guilty Of a bitch who guided us see to 16 national titles now says he took a quarter million dollars to pass off to students as recruits he's accused of conspiracy to commit federal programs. Bribery.
More Charges Brought In College Admissions Bribery Scandal
"Scandal scandal women. women. Corey Corey has has been been indicted indicted by by a a federal federal grand grand jury jury for for allegedly allegedly using using fraud fraud and and bribery bribery to to have have his his daughter daughter designated designated as as a a tennis tennis recruit recruit at at Georgetown Georgetown University, University, Korea Korea of of MASH MASH B and Palm Beach, Florida allegedly agreed in May of 20 Fortin. Pay then coach of the tennis teams of George down $200,000 to a third party to get his daughter designated as a purported tennis recruit. Police and Providence
More Charges Brought In College Admissions Bribery Scandal
"Scandal scandal women. women. Corey Corey has has been been indicted indicted by by a a federal federal grand grand jury jury for for allegedly allegedly using using fraud fraud and and bribery bribery to to have have his his daughter daughter designated designated as as a a tennis tennis recruit recruit at at Georgetown Georgetown University, University, Korea Korea of of MASH MASH B and Palm Beach, Florida allegedly agreed in May of 20 Fortin. Pay then coach of the tennis teams of George down $200,000 to a third party to get his daughter designated as a purported tennis recruit. Police and Providence
Two residential schools in Canada are named historic sites
"This is national native news I'm Antonio Gonzalez to former residential schools in Canada have been named national historic sites as down. Carpenter reports the schools which represent a dark history are now being recognized as one of the events that shaped Canada to schools added to the official roster of national historic events are in Nova Scotia and Manitoba. It's the first time a residential school has been named in such a way Canada's environment minister. Jonathan Wilkinson says. Is Not, just about telling the good things. It's also about recalling the more challenging aspects, commemorating and understanding history not celebrating it. Perry Belgarde is the national chief of the assembly of first nations bell. Guard says first nations people still feel today the intergenerational trauma of the residential schools and it's part of our shared history. It's dark history of in terms of our shared history, but Canada and everybody needs to learn from that, and again, we've always said that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. The residential schools are described as a dark stain on Canada's passed the government funded church run schools were designed to assimilate native children. Into white culture thousands were physically sexually emotionally abused the schools which operated from the mid eighteen hundreds for more than a century for national native news. I'm Dan Carpentry Chuck at top US health official recently visited Minnesota which included meeting with tribal officials. Call Prima with Minnesota Native News has more is August drew to a close the White House's Corona Virus Task Force coordinator Dr Berks visited Minnesota, and met with both state and tribal officials. Dr Burke said she's impressed with how Minnesota has responded to the pandemic using a data driven approach however burks says she's concerned with the rate of positive cases. The state is seeing in the twin cities and surrounding counties. This state has gone from two to five to now nine counties over ten percent. That trend is worrisome this late into the summer to combat rising cases burkes is urging minnesotans to continue wearing masks and socially distance during the pandemic. Even if many may be feeling fatigue to all the guidelines in her visit to Minnesota, burks also stopped Duluth and met with tribal officials with the Fund lack of Lake Superior. Chippewa. Were really terrific I, think across this country being able to meet with a tribal nations has really been extraordinary is impressed by their ability to have institutions that could support isolation within their community and I think really ensuring that they have the resources and the wherewithal to prevent outbreaks. Dr Brooks says fondling efforts and the efforts of tribes across the nation is a good thing to see given that native Americans are disproportionately affected by covid nineteen. Burke. Says Native Americans, who were already suffering from health disparities pre. Pandemic are more likely to suffer life threatening complications due to covid nineteen compared to other racial and ethnic groups nationwide across the United States. Still, the number one group that has the highest fatalities related to this virus are native Americans, and so really ensuring that we have continued to focus resources and meeting their needs you Minnesota about six hundred and twenty covid. Nineteen cases have been confirmed among the native population so far according to recent health data thirty, three of those cases resulted in death I'm co Primo. Former principal chief of the Muskogee. Creek. Nation. George Tiger is expected to report to prison September fourteenth to begin a one year sentence for bribery charges. Muskogee media reports the US Attorney's Office for Oklahoma. Says Tiger accepted bribes of more than sixty thousand dollars during a time period between two thousand, seventeen to two, thousand and nineteen. He was sentenced last month to the prison term two years supervised release and a ten thousand dollar fine. I'm Antonio Gonzales.
More charges brought in college admissions bribery scandal
"We have more developments in the varsity Blues college admissions scandal being prosecuted in Boston, Massachusetts man is indicted by a grand jury accused of paying a head coach at Georgetown University to recruit his daughter for the tennis team on in coal re indicted on a single count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, another account of bribery with programs receiving federal funds, according to the Justice Department. He allegedly paid $200,000 in 2014. To bribe his daughter's way into that school. If convicted, he could face years in jail and a hefty fine
The Right Way (and the Wrong Way) to Ask for Reviews
"Welcome to another episode of Marketing School I'm Eric Su and I'm Neil Patel and today we're GonNa talk about the right way and the wrong way to ask for reviews. But first we're talking about asking for us what kind of websites are we referring to I'm assuming we're talking about YELP G to Capterra decides the websites. Well. First off it just hit me I. Think we're almost four years into this podcast. We are. Oh, we're almost at fifteen hundred. We are four years into it as of this recording. Right it's crazy. Thinking about that. All right. So the reason reviews are important is If you do reviews happy for your anniversary Yay. If you get reviews. See back in the day when Amazon was I doing e commerce people buying products on Amazon and then Jeff Basil's was like Yeah I want to let people review them why you WanNa let them review it. He's like whatever Chris the best experience is what's going to help me win in the long run. And that was right and then reviews weren't just used for e contract started being used for to be services software literally anything that you can think of. and. The reviews are effective is look as humans. We all make mistakes aren't perfect but ones if you when you spend your dollar or your pound or your ruby or whatever currency using. If you can make sure you're getting what you want, and that's what reviews do. They don't guarantee that you're getting what you spend your money on, but it increases the chances that you're getting what you want when you spend your money. Yup I'm just GonNa give some real life examples where I just remember I got a good experience or a bad experience I. Remember one time post made. Using deliver rouw whatever door dash, wherever you dear food deliver UBEREATS, whatever. So Post mates delivered something to me and the guy sent me this really long text afterwards like you know gas is really expensive and it's really hard to drive to you and all that and he's like, give me this entire story. I really appreciate if you leave a five star review and also give me a tip as well. It looked like it was a can message and it just was not a good experience. Afterwards, that is a wrong way. DASS reviews a right way I remember afterwards I bought a product and then there was a card it only asked for review but gave me something else as well. So it sort of is me to write through and say, Hey, no pressure at all. But if you leave a review, it'd be. Really. Helpful for us and just please be honest and also by the way, here's another bonus for you. So they didn't need to do that and it was really optional and they kept it lighthearted that actually may be wanting to do it because if you look at whatever have online yelp or whatever. I, usually don't write reviews but if I'm compelled to do it because I felt incentivize do it in essence is. Getting at is the right way is to help people and do what's best for them. You can always do the soft ass but the wrong way is bribery and saying, write a good review and I'll give you this and you see some companies doing that it's just not genuine and don't look at reviews as off I get more five star reviews than people are going to buy from me well, if you're faking. The reviews in your incentivizing people in the wrong way, what's going to happen is you'll get the high reviews temporarily but then event, you'll keep getting negative views as well or you want people to just leave real reviews and when the leave bad reviews figure out how you can improve your parked or experience or your service. So that way in the future people nationally way better reviews which will naturally increase your sales. You might as well ask for the real feedback can you give me some honest feedback whether it's to stars four stars, five stars whatever because it helps make you better what I found from one of my friends restaurants is that they're yelp just started exploiting with reviews because they just kept getting better and better and they kept driving an amazing experience. The food was amazing. Experience was amazing. Amazing to be there and boom. It was four and a half stars and hundreds of reviews right if you can do that cut into what Neil was saying earlier with Jeff, bezos obsess over the customer and you drive a good experience you're for sure gonNA. Get Good Reviews
Lori Loughlin and husband sentenced in college admissions scandal
"Steve Kastenbaum reports Full House actress Lori Laughlin learned her fate along with her husband in the college admissions bribery scam case, Lachlan will have to serve two months in prison and pay a fine of $150,000. She'll also have to serve 100 hours of community service. Her husband got a stiffer sentence. Five months and a $250,000
Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Sentenced in College Admissions Scheme
"Profile defendants in the college emissions bribery scandal will be paying fines and serving time in federal prison. This fall. Actress Lori Laughlin, a full House fame was sentenced to two months in prison will pay $150,000 fine have to do community service. And after release beyond supervised probation. Her husband, fashion designer must Emoji, newly got a five month sends a quarter million dollars in fines fines Community Community service service stent stent and and will will be be under under supervised supervised probation probation after after release release is is well well Former Former federal federal prosecutor, prosecutor, Jean Jean Rossi Rossi called called the the sentence sentence no no more more than than what what was was needed needed and and also also has has a a public public impact. impact. The whole world knew what they did, and they were embarrassed in front of the eyes of the world. I'm sure the judge in some way considered that in determining whether AH harsh sentence or relatively lighter sentence was appropriate. Lachlan and generally will have to surrender to federal authorities on November 19th Pete Demetriou KO next 10 70 NewsRadio judge in
Loughlin, Giannulli get prison time in college bribery plot
"A a new celebrity analysis couple suggests have been sentenced the to number prison of lives for lost bribing to their the corona daughter's way virus into in a university the U. S. as crew is significantly recruits higher actress than Lori the official Loughlin told who played aunt Becky the tally on by full Johns house Hopkins University has been sentenced shows to two the months number behind of people bars who have died while from her fashion covert nineteen designer husband in the U. S. Mossimo approaching G. a newly one received hundred a five and seventy month five sentence thousand they were among dozens but the analysis of prominent parents of government who pled data guilty by in the what Associated federal prosecutors Press dubbed and operation the Marshall project varsity blues finds in the may number the of couple deaths admitted during paying the first half seven a million months dollars of in the bribes year funneling what is money many through a as sham two hundred charity and operated fifteen by Rick thousand singer to get their two above daughters what into might the university have been expected of southern California in a more as typical crew recruits year even though public neither health of authorities them was a rower have long U. said S. district some judge corona Nathaniel virus Gorton deaths expressed especially outrage early at on the couple's greed were mistakenly fighting attributed back tears to Laughlin other told causes the judge she admitted in the awful crisis decision may have led and indirectly allowed herself to be swayed to the loss from her of moral many compass other lives I'm by Jennifer preventing king or discouraging people with other serious ailments from seeking treatment Ben Thomas Washington
Giannulli sentenced to 5 months in college bribery scheme
"A famous couple who paid bribes impose their daughters on rowing machines to build fake athletic profiles are being sentenced in Boston fashion designer Mossimo G. a newly is been sentenced to five months in prison generally in his wife Lori Loughlin the actress who played aunt Becky on full house pleaded guilty in may to pay half a million dollars in bribes to get his two daughters into the university of southern California as roaming recruits they were arrested last year in the case dubbed operation varsity blues under the deal generally will pay two hundred fifty thousand dollar fine and perform two hundred fifty hours of community service Loughlin's deal calls for her to serve two months in prison U. S. district judge Nathaniel Gorton scolded the designer for what he described as breathtaking fraud made possible by his wealth and privilege I'm Jennifer king
Boston Judge Accepts Giannulli Plea Deal in College Bribery Scheme
"Just accepted designer Massimo JIA Julie's plea deal in the college admission scandal. He'll get five months in prison legal analyst Laurie Levenson says Gino Lee's Actus actress wife, one of the big names in the case. Is bound for a time behind bars to Lori Laughlin, by this deal would only get two months in prison and given what other defendants have received. I think the judge wants to make sure that's fair, not a
Loughlin, Giannulli to be Sentenced in College Bribery Plot in Boston Federal Court
"Actors Lori Laughlin and her husband are going to learn their punishment for their role in the college admissions cheating scandal. 17 months after her arrest, Lori Laughlin will face a judge by video conference to learn her sentence. Prosecutors recommended two months in prison. The defense made no recommendations submitted no statement of regret or letters of support to make an impression on the judge. Lachlan and her husband, who will be sent in separately paid a half million dollars to get their daughters into USC is fake crew recruits. Prosecutors said. They allow their Children to become complicity and coached a daughter to conceal the crime from her guidance counselor. Aaron Carter SKI ABC NEWS NEW YORK On the final night of the
Judge refuses to reconsider GM lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler
"Co. General Motors is still trying to revive its racketeering lawsuit against smaller rival Fiat Chrysler automobiles. But a federal judge in Detroit today rejected GM is bid to reinstate that case. GM had claimed had new information on foreign accounts You center alleged bribery scheme involving F C, A and leaders of the United Auto Workers. But Judge Paul Borden said the new evidence is too speculative to warrant re opening the case. GM quickly vowed to
Crestwood Mayor Louis Presta Accused Of Taking $5,000 Cash Bribe From Red Light Camera Company, Chicago
"Prosecutors looking into the spread of red light cameras in Chicago suburbs today announced a new indictment. The mayor Of Crestwood. They say he accepted cash from a representative for the Red Light camera company called Safe speed and then lied about it to the feds with more names, Brandon. I said the U. S attorney's office. Northern District of Illinois issued a release stating that Louis pressed has been charged with three counts of using a facility and interstate commerce in aid of bribery. An official misconduct, two counts of willfully filing a false income tax return, one count of willfully failing to file and one count of making false statements to the FBI and IRS. It's alleged that presto was lying to the FBI and IRS when he denied receiving an envelope during a 2018 meeting with a red light camera company representative and contained $5000. Brandon Ison. NewsRadio 105.9. FM.
Suspended Los Angeles Councilman Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Charges
"Plea entered by suspended L. A City Councilman Jose We SAR. The multiple charges related to a pay for play corruption scandal at City Hall next 10 seventies Pete Demetriou working this story, he's life Force of the Roybal Federal Courthouse in a hearing that took a little over three minutes was our agreed to the withdrawal of his private attorney. He'll not be represented by federal public defenders when asked what the magistrate how he would plead to the charges against him. These are speaking to resume conference Window said Not guilty. Matter will now be sent to a federal judge John Walters, Quarterman Wednesday morning for a trial setting conference. Given the fact he's ours just changed counsel. It's more than likely his defense will ask for a delay and setting a trial date. On the grounds they haven't had a chance to go through all of the evidence, and the exhibits listed in the 113 page indictment specifies 30 for criminal counts against the councilman, ranging from bribery on the services, fraud and money laundering. Four other defendants in the corruption scandal, including former city Councilman Mitch Englander, have already pled guilty to charges of, or Judge Walter and are awaiting sentencing between December and February of next year. At the
Chicago - Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against ComEd In Wake Of Bribery Scheme
"Comet is the target of a class action lawsuit revolving around the company's admission It was part of a bribery scheme. The suit demands the utility reimburse customers at least $150 million for rate increases and other benefits it received from the state through the illegal activity. The legal action is being taken on behalf of three people and one Chicago based company, Mohr. Individuals and businesses could join the suit
Anti-Netanyahu protests continue in Israel
"Israel. Thousands Thousands of of protesters protesters gathering gathering in in front front of of the the prime prime minister's minister's official official and and private private residences residences and and at at over over 250 250 intersections intersections across across the country, continuing their call. For Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down. Netanyahu is going on trial after being indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Yesterday's protests marked the fifth week of the so called black flag protests.
"bribery" Discussed on What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law
"There's new podcast I wanNA tell you about. It's called unprecedented. It's about everyday Americans who pushed the boundaries foundries of the First Amendment. Some were find somewhere even jailed and they ended up taking their cases the Supreme Court to help the rest of US figure out what freedom of speech really means needs for example. Here's the question can a kid. Where a black armband to school? It's a bullet fashioned choice. But what if it's a protest against war it's silent not not really disruptive so what's the problem and what does con La say about that or can you burn a cross in an open field even if you have permission from the fields owner Tirr all these stories plus legal analysis from. NPR's Nina Totenberg checkout unprecedented. Wherever you listen to podcasts? Trump's impeachment means that there's going to be a Senate trial apart from the legal issues for me. There's another question what we'll John Roberts where article one of the constitution says that when the president of the United States is tried the chief justice justice shall preside that means the current chief justice. John Roberts will preside over the Senate trial of president trump. Roberts has been on the court since two thousand and five five Bill Clinton was the last president who faced impeachment by the House and trial in the Senate and the Chief Justice who presided over his Senate trial was William Rehnquist. People took note of his robe so a bit of background just another legal systems often wear elaborate robes. The British Supreme Court justices have handmaid's ceremonial robes embroidered. With real gold thread the justices of the Supreme Court of Canada have scarlet robes trimmed with white mink but in the United States today federal and state judges generally wear a very simple plain black robe and that goes for the United States Supreme Court as well since one thousand nine hundred twelve. The Bentley and Simon Robe factory in Salem Virginia has made robes for the supreme court. Justices take about five weeks to make back. And they're known for their horse hair canvas line caller that helps make them cool and comfortable lifetime guarantee but one day nineteen ninety-four four justice rehnquist had four one inch wide gold. Stripes sewn onto each sleeve of his Bentley and Simon Model J seventy one. According into fellow Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor he simply surprised us with the change one morning. He said he'd recently seen Gilbert and Sullivan Opera. In which the Lord Chief Justice Worry Robe with gold stripes this would have been a production of Yolande and the A lot. They just your typical comic opera. Where Immortal fairies confront the house? Ford's a reporter asked the Supreme Court Press Office. What's the meaning of the stripes? There's no meaning was the answer. He just likes the look the look good. I liked him. I remember that probably playing though. That's my expectation Roberts Robertson going to go plain black four short. I wonder if there's a betty market on that but all he doesn't like exude like that super interested in things like or something this is this is all he's over wanted to do even though it would. It'd be hard to figure out what the framers met by bribery. Don't you think it's rhetorically better. Like if he committed bribery. And it's written in the constitution. That briberies impeachable offense to just charge him with it anyway. Yeah I mean I can see that but I think the easiest thing is to just say when you just do something that's really benefiting you and you're the president that's using your power and I think that's an easier story to tell. Aw because once you talk about bribery than people immediately think of the crime and then reference to the crime invariably gets all kinds of talking heads about like Walter regular bribery case would be win or would he be acquitted. I think it just becomes much more complicated in that sense. Even though you know people kind of feel like yeah I get what briberies about vowed it is actually a crime that has to have like certain elements proven and then you get into a bunch of arguments about that and I think that abuse of power is a much. It's more kind of simple. You're not supposed to use your position for personal benefit so we're like purposely trying to veer away from something that seems like a criminal case because dot com bogged down. This thing that is not criminal trial. I think that's one way of looking at it. So you can think of of bribery and the background and it clearly is because it's in the house report supporting the articles of impeachment. But it's almost like the scaffolding ray it's the reference point to say. Well this is what the abuse of power is about but the actual article itself is a more kind of simple to understand. You're not supposed to do this when you're the president. Do you think the narrowness of the articles are built to try to control the narrative because of social media and all these different ways that they can present awesome. That might be part of it. I mean I think it's an easy thing to message right because you know once in a world where the impeachment was about Ukraine and Russia and nepotism and emoluments. It becomes out of control. And then you can just pick it apart by a thousand cuts so I think there is some logic to saying. Oh you know. Let's have the impeachment be narrow. Let it be fast and let it be a story that everyone can agree at least what the charges are about. Even if if they don't agree that there's a there there it makes for a stronger case because it's easy to explain in a world where nobody has an attention span anymore. I like I remember the Clinton impeachment I worked in a lab it. It was played on the radio all day long. And it already seems like we've been through so much boating articles gain out of committee even the Senate acquittal seems like a complete actually and so you know what is it historically like what's the value of it and the impeachment itself of BBC yourself visit the shift argument that you just like you have to call cheaters cheaters. When they do it I mean if the constitution means anything it's supposed to rise to the occasion when you know? Congress thinks that the presence presents been doing something wrong. I mean even if the political partisan nature of it means that a lot of people feel like they know the outcome You may be virtually virtually certain if this process is nothing. Then why why do we even have it. It's one of those things I get has to take place. It has to take place if there is meaningful evidence and we have every reason reason to believe that there's all this meaningful evidence because of all the testimony texts things released by the White House itself to suggest that there's wrongdoing you know it can't can't just be that well. It doesn't matter because everyone knows the outcome. Then we don't live in a I mean not to get off on you. We don't live in a we. Don't have a rule of London. It doesn't mean anything. Thanks thanks..
"bribery" Discussed on What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law
"Now an ordinary criminal cases. There's usually only circumstantial evidence that points to an unspoken. Okay Agreement. Things like what the people involved said how they behaved. And the timing of their actions just denying. It doesn't mean you didn't do it. And as for satisfying the corrupt intent requirement of bribery. That means acting out of personal interest. Trump had this to say in a tweet from December fourth. When I said in my phone call to the president of Ukraine? I would like you to do us a favor though because our country has been through a lot right and Ukraine knows a lot about it with the word us I am referring to the United States our country then just a few days later. Read the transcripts. Also see where I say us our country as opposed to me meaning me and then say that the Attorney General of the United States will call. Oh you and then three days later. He tweeted read the transcripts us is a reference to USA. Not Me trump saying that when he said I'd like you to do us a favor though he meant to do the United States a favor. It's not the most believable of defenses and remember the favor he requested requested wasn't part of any official change in American policy toward Ukraine. The request was viewed by American officials. Who testified before the House as being improper unusual unusual and politically motivated? Take with David. Holmes and official at the US embassy in Ukraine said when he testified before. The House home said that when he asked Gordon silent about trump's position on Ukraine quote ambassador Sunland agreed. The president did not give it about Ukraine but from and what we now know from all those texts documents and sworn testimony. There certainly seems to be a lot of evidence. Pointing to a corrupt exchange. For instance instance silent testified that the White House was interested. Only in an announcement of investigation into the Biden's according to Sunland the Ukraine president quote only had to announce the investigations. He didn't actually have to do them. As I understand it. Remember Psalm was working behind the scenes to get the Ukrainians to make this happen. Happened a White House visit and American aid conditioned on a formal announcement that the Biden's were being investigated. Solomon was one of several people people associated with the Ukraine call who testified before the house in the second part of November. Many more people who are asked to testify did not why not because on October Eighth White House counsel Pat Sip Baloney wrote a letter to house speaker. Nancy Pelosi and the three chairs of the house. Committees running these investigations instigations. It's an eight page letter but I can summon up in one sentence. We're not going to participate period. That meant that some people critical to understanding what exactly a happened in that July twenty fifth phone call would not be testifying like secretary of state. Mike POMPEO chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and former White House counsel Don mcgann again now. In some of these instances the House has gone to court to compel testimony but we're not likely to know the resolution of these cases for some time but the House has moved ahead under Fifth House Speaker. Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives will be drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump in her formal address policy said during the debate over impeachment of the constitutional convention. George Mason also asked show any man be above justice. Show that man be about it. Who can commit the most extensive injustice and if we allowed president to be above the law? Aw We do so. Surely at the peril of our republic in America no one is above the law at at seven in the evening just two days later. The House Judiciary Committee held what's called a markup session unto articles of impeachment and voted to approve those articles just three days later. The full House of Representatives voted on the articles of impeachment. On Wednesday December eighteenth with a democratic majority. The articles were approved making trump. The third president students in American history to be impeached by the House. So what's the basis of this impeachment. So we spent a lot of time talking about president. Trump's actions ends words and tweets over the past couple of years they've been subjected to lawsuits and protests endless media coverage but the basis of the impeachment is pretty narrow. Oh the House has decided to focus on Ukraine one article accuses trump of obstruction of congress. It says that trump has directed elected the unprecedented categorical and indiscriminate defiance of subpoenas issued by the House of Representatives pursuant to its sole power of impeachment the other articles of impeachment alleged that trump has committed an abuse of power by soliciting the interference of foreign government in the twenty twenty United States presidential selection. This is a direct reference to that July twenty fifth phone call. You might ask well. Isn't this bribery. Why doesn't the article directly charge? The president with bribery. One part of the answer is probably political. Abuse of power might just pull better with the public and bribery has some complications. We've already talked about how some elements or parts of federal bribery may be tricky though certainly not impossible to prove and then there's the complication that the current federal statute and bribery didn't exist when the constitution was drafted. There was what we'd call the common law of bribery. That's judge made law but notice. Then we start to go down the path of debating which and whether a certain kind of bribery matters and of course in the end impeachment itself isn't a criminal prosecution at all there's no conviction in at the end of the process in the same way there's a criminal conviction the worst thing that happens to trump the very worst would be removed from office so why is talking about bribery. Three still useful because the crime of bribery remains in the background of impeachment. Even if it's not formerly the basis of an article of impeachment in fact when the House released its formal report to support impeachment late. In the night of December fifteenth it refers specifically to the federal crime of bribery as the report itself says. Although president trump's actions need not rise to the level of a criminal violation to justify impeachment. His conduct tear was criminal and they proceed through the analysis of bribery. That we've just walked you through here. The subject of bribery matters to trump trump To even before during after the house launched its impeachment. Investigation trump himself was talking about a quid pro quo on November. Third Trump tweeted. False stories are being reported that a few Republican senators are saying that president trump may have done a quid pro quo. But it doesn't matter. There's nothing thing wrong with that. It is not an impeachable event. Perhaps so but read the transcript there is no quid pro quo kind of internally inconsistent. They didn't do it do it. No I did. It doesn't matter. On Friday. December December thirteenth trump tweeted. It's not fair that I'm being impeached. When I've done absolutely nothing wrong? The radical left do nothing Democrats have become the party of hate. They are so bad for our country by making Ukraine the narrow focus of impeachment. The House also makes the case for the speed of its process as House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff said in a press conference on December tenth. This impeachment is really about the next election shift posed it this way by the argument. Why don't you just wait amounts to this? Why don't you just let him cheat in one more election? Why not let him cheat just one more time? Why not let him have Ford health just one more time? So that is what that argument amounts to and trump's more recent tweet defenses veer away from what happened in Ukraine instead. The president is just pretty upset about impeachment on December thirteenth. He tweeted. How do you get impeached? Have done nothing wrong. A perfect call have created the best economy in the history of our country rebuilt our military fixed the va cut taxes and rigs protected. Your Second Amendment created jobs jobs jobs and so much more crazy and on December seventeenth trump wrote and angry rambling sometimes false discrimation point riddled six page letter to Speaker. Pelosi among his complaints are the following quotes. You have cheapen the importance of the very ugly word impeachment by proceeding with your invalid impeachment. You are violating your oath of office. You are offending Americans of faith by continually continually saying I pray for the president when you know the statement is not true unless it is meant in a negative sense. It is a terrible thing you are doing but you will have to live with you. Know what I I write this letter to you for the purpose of history and to put my thoughts on a permanent and double record and not to be forgotten. This line nine more due process was afforded to those accused in the Salem witch trials and on the eve of his impeachment trump tweeted and they want to impeach me. 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"bribery" Discussed on What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law
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And I'll take you by the hand and we'll wade into these waters together after that you and me we're pals else you can do this. Go to Radio Topa Dot. FM Okay this time we're going to jump right. In with trump to recap beginning in September. Are we learned from an anonymous whistleblowers complaint that President Trump held a thirty minute phone call on July twenty fifth with the newly elected president of Ukraine Volodymyr Voldymyr Zelinski. The United States is a very important ally to Ukraine and struggles against Russian aggression including fighting russian-led forces. We we are their most important ally. Zilenski was hoping to arrange for a White House visit as a public symbol of the US Ukraine alliance and Congress had all ready approved three hundred ninety one million dollars in aid to be provided to Ukraine and while the US and Ukraine our allies. It's fair to say. Hey that Ukraine is not exactly an equal relationship here. According to the White House zone release summary of that July call trump. Now infamously famously said to Dolinsky. I would like you to do us a favor. Though that favor included two things first to look into what is a baseless conspiracy conspiracy theory that it was Ukraine. Not Russia that interfered in the two thousand sixteen election. The second favor was for Ukraine to launch an investigation into the Joe Biden and his son for corruption. Like the first part of the favor. The idea that either Biden or his son engage in corruption has no factual basis. We learned later that the aid to Ukraine that Congress had already approved had been put on hold by the White House before the phone call after after the House foreign affairs. Intelligence Oversight Committee's announced on September ninth that they would launch an investigation into what happened to those funds the trump administration and released the hold on their money on September eleventh. There are two parts of the favor in that now famous phone call between trump and Alinsky but to make things simple. Let's focus on trump. Asking the president of Ukraine to launch. An investigation into the Biden's bribery. Was a serious enough crime that it was one of the few that was explicitly explicitly mentioned in the Constitution. The constitution says impeachment can be based upon treason bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors but could what trump did qualify qualify as the crime of bribery. Short answer is yes. So let's begin with the Federal Criminal Statute on bribery. That's eighteen. USC TO A one it makes it it. A crime for a public official to directly or indirectly correctly demand seek receive accept or agree to receive or accept anything of value. Personally in return for being influenced in the performance of any official act. Thus you need one a public official to who who is demanding accepting or promising three a benefit or a thing of value for with a corrupt state of mind and five to be influenced in an official Social Act. Now let's address the easiest and Moose confusing thing that's been discussed. Wait say defenders of the president. He's obviously not guilty. The of bribery because Ukraine received the money. This was one of the arguments made in a house. Republican memo of talking points released just before the public impeachment hearings in November Ukraine. Got The money anyway. That point was repeated again and again former. UN Ambassador Nikki. Haley said. It's hard for me to understand. Stand where the whole impeachment situation is coming from because what everybody's up in arms about then happen and Coulter tweeted on November thirteenth. If no crime was committed it doesn't matter what stopped you and Laura Ingram said on Fox News on November fourteenth attempted bribery. I bere- isn't in the constitution. Two things about this. I the suggestion that nothing wrong happened. Because of crime failed is like fingernails anger nails on chalkboard for law. Professors failed crimes are still crimes. People get convicted of criminal attempts. All the time attempts temps are not punished. That's pretty much the sideshow Bob Defense from the simpsons in one thousand nine hundred four episode of the show Bob. He's a circus clown and murderous. There's one calls into a radio show from prison and dismisses his conviction for unsuccessfully trying to murder Bart Simpson attempted murder. Now honestly what is that. Do they give a Nobel prize for attempted chemistry. Do they not for chemistry but Chur for crime it turns out being bad at bribery does does not exonerate you. Second the bribe doesn't even have to be a successful for you to actually be guilty. Federal bribery the federal statute punishes punishes public officials even if they only demand to receive something of value in order to perform a public act. The crime doesn't actually require you to go through brewers exchange so let's go back to the parts of bribery itself. Would I would like you to do us a favor though. Qualify for bribery. In this case the public official is president trump. He demanded. That's the I would like you to do as a favor. Though a thing of value courts of made it clear that a thing of value doesn't doesn't have to be money in fact it doesn't even have to be something that would be valuable to everybody just has to be valuable to the person accused of bribery for trump. This was a public announcement from Alinsky that he would investigate. Trump's political rival that's Biden and a conspiracy theory about the two thousand sixteen election. Those things count as things value. Now if this were a criminal case there might be slightly more difficulty with the other two parts of bribery. The person accused used of bribery has to agree to be influenced in order to get the benefit. Any must have corrupt intent that means acting out of self interest rather than for official purposes press' was their promise that connected the release of US aid in return for the Biden investigation. And was it done out of the president's interest in getting himself free elected on October. Eighth Trump tweeted I would love to send ambassadors Sunland a really good man and great American to testify I but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court where Republicans rights have been taken away and true facts are not allowed out for the public to see importantly ambassador silence. Tweet which few report stated I believe. You are incorrect about President. President trump's intentions the president has been crystal-clear no quid pro. Quos of any kind. That says it all well someone. Someone did end up testifying publicly and under oath before the House Intelligence Committee on November twentieth. Here's what he had to say about that. I know that members Brazil this committee frequently frame these complicated issues in the form of a simple question was there a quid. Pro Quo with regard to the requested quested White House call and the White House meeting. The answer is yes but it doesn't even matter. Whether or not trump used the words quid pro quo or even even denied that there was a quid pro quo that's why trump's impromptu public statement on November twentieth doesn't excuse him either he read from notes written and Shar our be on an Air Force One notepad right after silent testified about what trump wanted from Ukraine response. I want nothing I want nothing. I want no quid. Pro Quo.
"bribery" Discussed on What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law
"This singing reasons were developed by the California reason advisory board those commercials boosted sales for Sun Diamond Growers. Growers this is a group of agricultural cooperatives that pool their resources for things like marketing. They represent the growers of products. Like prunes walnuts. It's and raisins. Just one of the group's members son made is the biggest raisin and dried fruit producer in the country and the world. Actually you know the maker of those little well read raisin boxes with the girl in the Bonnet on the cover pretty much. The entire American reason industry is located within a few hundred square miles in California's Central Valley. About halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles raisins alone are a serious five hundred million dollar industry. Just until a few years ago we even had a national raisin reserve in the nineteen nineties reasons. Exactly okay would never wanna around in the nineteen nineties. Sun Diamond was worried about changes to to government policies that have benefited from one involve federal reimbursements for overseas marketing campaigns by groups that sun diamond belong to like the California Prune Board and the Raisin Administrative Committee the other was the use of methyl bromide in raisin farming. Methyl Bromide was a popular pesticide. So changes were coming that we're going to disadvantage son made aid and they didn't like it one bit so around this time. Sun Diamond happened to give a lot of gifts to a man named Mike. espy tickets to of the nineteen ninety-three. US Open tennis tournament. Luggage meals a crystal ball. Thousands of dollars worth of gifts so who exactly was sp at the time. He was the secretary of Agriculture. The Guy who was in a position to change and to influence federal agricultural policy. which matters if you're in the business of dried fruit and nuts? We're these things. The tickets the crystal just gifts the federal government it didn't think so and in nineteen ninety six a federal grand jury indicted Sun Diamond for giving illegal gratuities. That's the crime of giving a gift gift to a public official for something official either. Did we're going to do. And that case eventually made its way up to the United States Supreme Court in Nineteen nineteen ninety nine. The Supreme Court rejected the government's theory of why Sun Diamond was guilty. Prosecutors didn't link the company's gifts with any particular other thing. The Secretary of Agriculture did or was going to do. The court's opinion was written by justice. Scalia who chose to explain the crime of of illegal gratuities by referring to its statutory cousin. The federal bribery statute while committing the crime of illegal. gratuities means. You're giving award to a public official. Bribery is different said Justice Scalia quote for bribery. There must be a quid. Pro Pro quo a specific intent to give or receive something of value in exchange for an official act. That's the essence of bribery. A quid would pro quo a Latin phrase. That means something for something a quid. Pro Quo is what makes bribery bribery as opposed to other crimes involving corruption corruption. We've heard a lot about bribery quid. Pro Quos and impeachment in the last few months at a rally in Hershey Pennsylvania on December tenth hand President Trump announced. This is the lightest impeachment in the history of our country by far. It's not even like and then actually it's a real impeachment. Trump is about to become the third president in American history to be impeached by the House of Representatives lives at the center of the allegations against trump are what the house has described as a bribery scheme. What is the crime of bribery? And and how do trump's assistant measure up to find out own. This is what trump can teach us about common law and ongoing monthly series of indefinite length. Where we take the tweets and six page page rambling letters of the forty fifth president of the United States and use them to examine our constitution? Like we never have before. Our music is from doom trade records are professor is your neighbor is Elizabeth Joe and fellow student in host Roman Maugham's.
"bribery" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM
"I heard bribery was bribery in their in bribery of bunch there for that was a buzz word that was like pellucid paid a focus group to study these words that were being used in relation to getting trump in peach quid pro quo was the the the in a phrase there for a minute then it would turn to bribery right and then they realized we can't prove bribery nobody group said nobody gives a damn body blow right slump when they mentioned bribery bribery is in the constitution was talking about that word is that the kind of what it's talking about impeaching a president that were you see that word yeah but not put it there because other countries bribing our president not our president black oak trees so I don't know what happened in these words but there were no where to be found anymore well in regards to bribery Nancy Pelosi spoke to some reporters earlier today and a reporter asked her Hey what happened to bribery listeners pelo C. insists that it's okay that she made that baseless accusation because Hey she's not a lawyer what some of bribery white not to the point I myself am not a lawyer no kidding sometimes I act like one not as often as I act as a doctor I practice medicine on the side without benefit of diploma too this is for the cell phone that was recommended by working together with our committee chairs are tourney's and that's your argument for moving forward with taking away the vote of tens of millions of Americans I'm not a lawyer a bright red I don't know why I'm not you are the house speaker well the most powerful people in the world and that was your answer there flailing this is a disaster let me sum up the wow handle debates that are taking place right now let me sum everything up for you the Republicans you don't have any real evidence the Democrats so and that basically is what's going on right now I'm not a lawyer you know one of the articles of impeachment is obstruction of Congress which is something they're accusing trump of doing after all the other stuff happened because he wouldn't let any of the the the people in the White House testify with these subpoenas which is stupid because they have to wait for a judge to make a ruling the Democrats didn't wait for a ruling on whether or not it was instruction for these subpoenas to let his white the administration testified they just kind of moved forward with it it was such an abuse of power knowledge that the Ukraine got the aid Zelinsky and his second in command both of came out multiple times and said it was fine there is no black male there's no quid pro quo and I know there's gonna be some of the tweets on us well they have to say that because they want to stay in good graces with trump I mean just get the ten foil hat out right now let's have a Big Boy conversation they got the aid they did not feel threatened the only people that feel threatened are the same people that have felt that way since November of two thousand sixteen that's Jerry Nadler that's old nabs there hello see the Democrats doubt to feel threatened to leave the AOC Al Green well Hey we better impeach merciless is going to get elected again let's hear from Democrat representative Sheila Jackson she channeled the battle hymn of the Republic that's her reason to impeach the president this might be the time when we rise and sacrifice so the wheels of justice turn toward right I'll sacrifice is unselfish truth will set this nation free for this reason I bow and must vote on the articles of impeachment article one article two for his truth is marching on his truth is marching on impeachment cannot be walked by equivocation wrapped in doubt it must be done both by the past and present the question is the America that we know and love can it survive the pills of abuse no it cannot can it's survive pillars of abuse he called the Ukraine what the hell are of abuse when you wake up in the morning I just say you're somebody that hates Donald Trump you wake up in the morning you go to work to take your kid to school what would you do all the make breakfast for the family do you feel any point your life is in danger because the president told the Ukraine to login to Biden's crack smoking son well yeah because that's what I being force fed watching CNN every day we must remove Donald Trump that's the narrative Humm that cable news outlet every day it's the existence of threat to the constitution of our democracy you getting Donald Trump removed so Sheila Jackson Lee obviously voting to impeach the president I'm curious to see what some of these other Democrats in the house in trump heavy districts have to say well they're in trouble man they're in trouble they're in a tough spot but some of these other Democrats they've been using the argument of the poor children what were the children think remember we heard one of the council members come up in the testimony the other day and talk about how his son was heart broken because the president might not be a good guy Democrat representative Ted Deutch listen for his reason for impeaching the president it's his kids in the family group text don't like him and so I asked my kids are family group text what they thought at this moment and they responded almost immediately and they told me what they were feeling and what their friends were feeling and they confirmed the worst their faith in our democracy you shake it no one cares what your kids think no one cares what kids think you know what kids do kids always mine answer questions with parts that they do they don't tell me what to do with the president of the United States did you get your homework done thank you I appreciate that that's what kids do no one cares what they're saying in your group text your group chat let's hear from all Republican representative Jim Jordan as he tries to connect all the dots here your Mike talks with Stalin Stalin talks with Morrison Morrison talks with Taylor this is part of their scheme guess what two days ago the guy who started at your mark said it didn't happen but that's their guy Mister Simon had to file the addendum to his testimony had the right distance to clarify I think this is amazing this is the clarification investor Taylor recalls Mister Morrison told a master tale that I told this more than I can it's mismas Yarmouth and September first twenty nineteen vice presidents it is the worse on the media presence let's keep your mocks the key here and it did happen he just told us that time magazine just reported it the very same day is Mister gates pointed out that you all filed your articles of impeachment holy cow this is what it comes down to yeah my best friend's sister's boyfriend's brother's girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid is going with this girl saw Donald Trump has some quid pro quos thirty one flavors of last night Paris Bueller on old high level in Washington somebody heard somebody else on a phone call and that's how we got here and a lot of these dudes who have testified like someone had to go back and fix what they said because they didn't say it right the first time but you don't get told that by a lot of the news networks let's hear from Florida representative Matt gates who wonders why we're not talking more about the bidens here because they're the ones that clearly had a little quid pro quo going on SO one to read up on hunter Biden learn a little more about my found this very extensive profile in The New Yorker and now here's here's what it says hunter said that at that point he had not slept for several days driving east on interstate ten just be on palm strings he lost control of his car which jumped the median and skidded to a stop on the shoulder of the westbound side he called hurts which came to collect the damaged car and gave him a second rental the hertz rental officer told me he found a crack pipe in the car and on one of the consoles a line of white powder residue beau Biden's Attorney General badges on the dashboard hertz called the Prescott police department and officers filed a narcotics offense report listing items seized on the card looting a past plastic bag containing white powdery substance a secret service business card credit cards and hunter Biden's driver's license that is what we would call evidence and I don't want to make light of anybody's substance abuse issues I know presidents working real hard to solve those throughout the country but it's a little hard to believe that Burress Maya hired hunter Biden to resolve their international disputes when he could not resolve his own dispute with hertz rental car over leaving leaving cocaine into crack.
"bribery" Discussed on AM Joy
"Is rather than when you had in the case of the Clinton impeachment where the vast majority of Americans thought this was. BS This is is just Republicans. Hate this guy and they got that they understood it even with Fox News existing and with Nixon people saying Oh my God our president might be a crook. Well that's right right as it is. I believe it only if it's my team which is why the facts have to be emphasized. What we're talking about here is a bribery extortion scheme and the the facts are so straight-forward? It just has to be emphasized to the public. What the facts are? The only issue here is did. Donald Trump commit bribery when he he withheld the monies. That were appropriated for Ukraine's defense asking for an investigation of the Biden's into Ukraine's and so-called involvement in in the two thousand sixteen invested election. And was it extortion. When he told the Ukraine's wouldn't have the money to fight off the Russians Russians? who were on their border? Basically killing people every day if they didn't open an investigation into the Biden's and also also look into this crazy conspiracy theory about Ukraine being the ones that hacked into the Democratic National Committee. I mean it is that simple and it's got to be that way. It's not a question of this side or that side whether you're Republican or a Democrat extortion. Extortion and bribery is bribery. And and the facts are uncontested. Here Jill is it. Are we partly a victim of our era because you know back. During the Nixon era the Soviet the then Soviet Union was thought of enemy. Almost every American right and so there was something boogeyman ish about anything about Russia. Now that isn't isn't the case really for a lot of Americans think about that country and there are a lot of people on the Republican end. Then actually admire Russia as some sort of readout last readout out of White Christians in the world so it isn't the same story when you're talking about Ukraine this country with our gives it multiple. Don't even know where it is. You put a map about maybe You know and defending themselves against Russia. That doesn't resonate the same way for a lot of Americans particularly on the right. I think that what is important important here is that this is a very clear case of extortion. There's no matter what you call it you can call quid pro quo. You can call it. Bribery it is clearly clearly an impeachable offense. The president has done something to ask for foreign interference in our election. It doesn't matter what the foreign country is and and it's not that long ago that Republicans thought that Russia was the enemy. It's only now that Donald Trump has taken over and has cozied up to to a dictator from another country to many countries. Actually it's not just here and I think what we're we're missing is that In Watergate you had the three networks and they all had the same facts now if you listen to Fox News you have totally different facts and we have to get back to what. What are the underlying facts? People listening to this should be listening to the witnesses not to the summaries of the witnesses. That's where you get the truth. Yeah and we don't have the truth out there and we need to be teaching critical thinking skills in our schools because if people had those skills they would be able to listened to the evidence and analyze it and I think the important thing is to make this like a trial where people are jurors and they take seriously listening to the facts and acting on those facts. Carol Joy. Yes well I I wanted to tell Gabe that whether there is really important to the American people networks are fighting for their lives and all our focus groups show that people love whether. Yeah so. That's why it was Salita but the other thing I wanted to say is that I'm going to throw some more shade on the American public. But they're not reading. They're getting I the other thing. That is so distressing about coverage is. They're getting clips that somebody sent them on social media they're getting clicks next to go through stories that are just headlines on their phones and the American people are not reading. Trump is always saying. Read the transcripts. We don't don't read anymore. It's all shorthand. And so what are they getting. They don't understand. It's difficult well before we go. I do want to get gills pin deal. What is your opinion because we are watching that pin? It's a duck because Eric Swale said if it walks like a duck and talks doc I feel the same way about Donald Trump's behavior no matter what you call it it's impeachable. Thank you all for being here and I will grow in one last note then I think one of the changes in the Republican Party is that at the moment. There's a lot of good good money flowing into the NRA and fluent into states like Kentucky and maybe the money is Uh Changing People's minds ackerman. And Gabriel Sherman Nicole Hammer Carol the thinking much carroll joins me.
"bribery" Discussed on The Beat with Ari Melber
"Special report tonight tackling week unlike any other in the trump era which is really saying something considering brand new the first trump official to confess under growth to a quid pro quo bribery plot. The first public hearings with trump's own Pentagon and national security staff detailing a plot to extort store foreign help to cheat in trump's reelection campaign and for the first time Donald Trump's own staff saying this whole plot was not some shadow policy by a few. You bad apples. This was the trump policy. Everyone was in the loop and the what here has been matched by the magnitude of the WHO because each of those revelations drawn not from critics or observers but from this March of nine different trump administration insiders who joined twelve other witnesses businesses. We've now provided over thirty hours of testimony in the public hearings testifying under oath stepping up to the plate under pressure and at times at risk distinguishing themselves from some of their more powerful bosses who remain in bureaucratic and legal hiding. It's a reminder about the difference in Washington between being a boss and acting like a boss appoint that was further underscored by how many of these witnesses departed their hearings because they appeared under subpoenas that they probably didn't want to get in a process they obviously did not initiate so after braving the pressure and the threats considered most walked out. They didn't get to re enter a security. A bubble of a motorcade like say the White House chief of staff who remains comfortably in hiding no several walked out of the doors of Congress to hail a Red Cap walking down on Capitol Hill to grab an iconic Washington red taxi and jump back into the car and back to their jobs and their families the way they came in not with a lot of support deport not with a lot of money necessarily not with security no just walking out on the strength of their reputation in public service. So what did they leave behind this week a string of explosive revelations damning evidence and as I'm about to show you receipts you know to paraphrase the Eisley brothers. You GotTa hold on to your receipt the seat to redeem your word. That's exactly what you'll need. And while the trump White House is defying all those evidence request several people brought their receipts with them including the Star Star witness from trump's nightmares would be lacking who turned on him. Donald Trump's now famous handpicked ambassador Gordon. Sawn Lynn who turned into a star witness nisus basically for joining in the evidence for impeaching his own boss and under pressure he went from defending trump and denying the plot to admitting it amending his testimony. We try to position himself as more of a witness less of a potential co-conspirator to bribery. Well this is crucial. You know people have spent years talking about Donald Trump abusing his is power or demeaning his office in general. But as we've reported right here only recently did the public evidence suggest case for bribery which is crucially an impeachable teachable. Offense and now trump current ambassador says under oath. Yes we do. Quid pro quo bribery. This man walked into Congress. Dropped dime on his boss at the worst possible time. It's unreal when you think about it so take it in because this is what it sounds like when someone confesses in public doc was there a quid pro quo as I testified previously with regard to the requested White House call and the White White House meeting. The answer is yes. Yes how do you confess that and get away with it. I mean solemn may be naive about some things but he has not dumb. He came in armed with larger names than his own trading up on his bosses in the same way he wants traded money for dirt on their behalf. Half think about that. It's funny right if you rely on someone versed in transactional powerplays turns out. They can use them on you Donald Trump's learning that again. That's the second big thing here. Trump's ambassador detailing who was in on this plot according to Gordon Sawn it was everywhere Mr Giuliani president. Trump secretary POMPEO secretary Perry Brian McCormack Myskina Chief of staff Mulvaney and Mister Mulvaney senior adviser. Rob Blair Ambassador Taylor Ambassador Volker a lot of senior officials. Everyone was in the the loop now in total fairness. What if silence is trying to save himself? So He's gotten himself stuck in something and just taking shots at everybody else well from every mafia movie all the way up to the wire. The rule is clear from Omar. If you come at the king you best not miss and this man Sunlen. He still works for the trump administration. So as he comes for the king's chief of Staff Mulvaney and ultimately president trump well he's bringing the receipts. Maybe that's why he has that expression on his face face because he came with the proof the emails text messages showing proving the names that you just heard were in on the plot working with Sauna and and trump and before the infamous call teeing up the extortion of Ukraine to go after Biden. Well he shows and this is new. saw them providing high level email that went to Mulvaney. Perry Insulin's Insulin's direct boss Secretary of State pompeo laying out this bribery scheme getting Ukraine's leader to assure trump about the investigation. Soland busting Mulvaney. They need for confirming it with action. because there's another email showing him directing the National Security Council to set up the call and it's on the names names other reputable witnesses witnesses corroborating the same storytelling Congress today. Those officials undercut national security all Donald Trump's dirty political errands to go after after Biden he was being involved in a domestic political errand. And we were being involved in national security foreign policy and those two things just diverged. While that plot playing dowd this is the kind of cheating could tip election. The Ukrainians felt the heat because their military Harry money was frozen also knew and laid out in these hearings because well some Republicans had seized on one official who said that he didn't think Ukraine new the money was frozen which in fairness might reduce the pressure that they could have felt now. High level trump officials in the administration are testifying from this week. Ukraine did know the money he was halted a top Pentagon officials saying not only was Ukraine asking about money but they asked on the very day of trump's call demanding Ukraine go after biting on July twenty fifth. A member of my staff got a question from a Ukraine embassy contact asking what was going on with Ukraine security assistance to thirty one PM. That email said that the Ukrainian embassy and House Foreign Affairs Committee are asking got security assistance. That's the Pentagon official Ms Cooper explaining the Ukrainians knew the money was frozen which updates the prior testimony from colonel. Colonel Vincent who said he didn't know if that was the case or not so with Ukraine asking that would suggest in the story that the extortion was working Ukraine. Feeling the heat and it started going forward on plans to submit to announce these political investigations. Which is why Sunland says under oath there was a quid pro quo? The bribery plot was basically being executed. It was only disrupted by the whistle blower in real time and this impeachment probe later which saw inland ultimately cooperated with now if his shift sounds like a stunning running setback to trump his own current appointed. Admitting this to impeachment investigators wall staying on the job well it was Republicans reportedly really caught off guard by son's testimony scrambling to respond so the ambassador changed everything because he spent months telling trump what he wanted to hear that. Yes what can due quid pro quos to go after Biden. Then he spent weeks telling the White House what they wanted someone to say. No there was no quid pro quo and then you have the change this week song and turning around and telling impeachment investigators what they wanted to hear which is the truth and what saw lawyers would advise him to say which is the truth. That's the best way to avoid jail time. And that puts the trump administration and trump's defenders in a tough spot right. Now why would silent trump's point person on on this Ukraine plot. Why would he admit these terrible things that have been said about his plotting things that look bad? If they weren't true why would he bring receipts. It's why would he say all this stuff. That's bad about himself in court. This is often called an admission against interest. If you admit something bad about yourself. It's considered considered more credible than when you're just defending yourself or denying or bragging about how great you are because you have no usually biased reason to just confess or criticize yourself. In fact fact under the rules it's considered so credible it's actually an exception to hearsay. Although saw was saying this under oath so it wasn't hearsay to begin with but this this admission against interests make silence confession very credible bad for trump. You can think of it this admission as the EMINEM rule. That famously naughty rapper. I said I am whatever you say I am. If I wasn't then why would I say I am make sense right. Well saw is is whatever they said he was trump political donor trying to extort political help for trump. And if he wasn't why would he say he was. Sometimes it is that simple. Silence receipts shedding light on another part of this one of the more bizarre attacks on President Trump for his conduct in the scandal. which came name you remember from his number one White House aide Mick? Mulvaney who one day walked out to the White House lectern and admitted the quid pro quo in order to defend defended the also mentioned to me in past the corruption related to the DNC server. Absolutely no question about that. This is a quick profile. We do that all the time with foreign policy. That's it and that's why we held up the money. That's why we held up the money. You remember of course we all do. If you follow follow this that was seen as an almost inexplicable gaffe. At the time. Trump's lawyers the same day started publicly rebuking Mulvaney for the claims. He started walking them back now. Do you remember how odd that was like. What was he doing? But this is why investigations are interesting and add information because look at it now. Think think about what we know. Now but what Mulvaney new. At the time. He knew their receipts. He knew there was written. Evidence tying him tying Mick Mulvaney just setting up the phone call for the extortion and bribery plot. He knew that then and he knew it was probably only a matter of time until it came out so he had his own interest separate from Donald Trump in trying out any defense that might say the whole thing was okay instead of saying what Donald Trump is still saying this week. which is that? It didn't happen while still employing slowing the guy who says it happened now remember how Mulvaney also tried breaking with the White House over these lawsuits over his own testimony. That also makes more sense now because Mulvaney has clearly clearly even thinking about how to get a round the receipts how you get around this evidence which shows that he was in on. These onlin Giuliani Perry plot now. Does president trump tough enough attention to all of this to notice. Will he virus chief of staff or his ambassador given that they both have their own interests that they seem to be putting putting ahead of his or does he think maybe firing them even more dangerous. I don't know but it's a lot this week. Also Vista rated once and for all the trump defense that he wanted investigations to address foreign corruption not for domestic political purposes against Biden and others revealed trump. Didn't even care if there was an investigation. This is.
"bribery" Discussed on The Working Experience
"I personally think maybe a trust that's given over years or that. Set up a system where you know there. There are lessons learned or charities supported or whatever. I don't think that number zero but I don't think that numbers twenty twenty billion do you know what I mean like and that's for each family and I honestly also don't think that they're you thank you I. I've known trust fund kids. They're all it's not like. One is okay and the rest. They're all messed up. Yeah I mean if you don't have to do anything and you have no purpose in life. That's I mean you can find a purpose. Maybe you could give all of that money away. Hey but there's also the idea of and this is what these parents like. You're not in their twisted reality. They think they're they're helping their kids and it's like you are telling your kids. You can't do this on your own. You don't have the skills or the talent or the tools so we have to pay for it and at some point your child is going to be thirty or forty years old and then. What are they supposed to make themselves? I mean what are they supposed to think doc that. That's all it's it's a terrible message all right we should we should transition to the legacy the article one thing. I was going to say they were talking about Felicity Huffman. Apparently the lawyers were arguing for house arrest and so forth and the prosecutors said hey locked her being in house arrest she lives in a you know a match and with her infinity pool that's not exactly a punishment so I didn't know what I did not know what an infinity pool was so I looked it up and I see it's one of those things that it it appears to not really have an edge to it. You know alleged or whatever so just so our our readers understand understanding I said to John I didn't know what an infinity pool was and John. Pretty much laughed at me which just shows the disparity of our social circles right exactly much. All of John's friends have infinity pools and people like me who don't mean it'll actually laugh at people like yeah and the ignorance and let them eat cake. Phrases are passed around. That's what I've been dealing with my entire life so if people think matty Kay has struggled. Oh let me tell my first car. My first car right was used. I my parents got me a used car you think I haven't my first car was a Chevy Vega ru with the driver's side. I don't know what you call it. Where you put your feet like the bottom the car there was a hole in it where when when it rained my feet would get wet because the tires would kick up water and it it it said on the speedometer that could go eighty but but it would after got past fifty miles an hour things started to shake uncontrollably. I really liked that for temple. I had doc is the same thing though if it got about sixty miles an hour and react very well to that all right well. I mean just for me personally with my. I my family my legacy the I'm willing the boys my half of the working experience yeah. They'll never have to work together. Lives lives never have to work a day in their life. They can cash in on this the rest of their lives. I mean they could take a loan out on this podcast. This is collateral right here right. I'm talking talking seven eight figure absolutely so segue into this now college legacy the admissions are not outright bribes but they basically functioned the same way and I think I've said this on the podcast before but many any white people really have a problem with affirmative action for minorities whereas white people had defacto affirmative action since since this country was founded. I mean how many yeah baby inlets hey. Let's continue it right. It's the only way I want to get off this gravy gravy train. I have no talent my own. Come on all. I've got you know being white which is pretty sad but look at all the firemen the COPS people work for Con Edison. How many of them get jobs because of their brothers fathers 'cause all white. I mean seen all all of them. Not all of them but it's it's. It's a staggering amount. I would say ninety may it's it's different now now but if you go back to the nineteen fifties sixties seventies even through the eighties look at all the people working on Wall Street. I mean look at but it's all it's aw it's not only like nepotism but it's also like social circles. Oh you know like you go to you. Go to Harvard and you then tap into an alumni nine network that just because she went to Harvard you you know Hey Jim. Bob Is is a is a hedge fund manager. He went to Harvard He. He loves Harvard. You just came out of Harvard all the senior financial analyst for a Hedge Fund not because you have any took the skills that anybody else couldn't acquire or intelligence intelligence or anything like that no or like if you played Lacrosse or if you played football played soccer you you can tap into those social networks. It's just so ingrained and you hear white people say this all the time. They're taking our jobs. It's like what do you mean your job but that's how they see it like. It's so ingrained that like will this job being a cop or firemen or an accountant or that firm or that college like well. No that's mine mine because my grandfather went there like Ya and just answer same thing with like unions unions. It's it's written Matt and I have both worked in the film and TV industry so were worked with unions and these are like these are like lifers yeah and it it's like admission to this group and then once you get in it and it's it's all about who you know yeah not not because of any there was a family in the Fifty two union in New York. The electric's grips a lot drugs. I think our departments and that what they had these people who were tortuously incompetent drunk at lunch I mean dangerous sometimes and sometimes they had they were called must hires and nobody wanted them on their crews. There were just awful but because they're landing I've been on productions actions with must hires where you would hire them in the you just wanted them to sit there and do nothing that you had to hire them. They would put these people on the truck they did not. I want them on sat. There like do not let that person onset because they're tanked or they would just then sleep in the truck and collect their data rate but that then the same ilk of people turn around like Oh. This person just got that job because they're African American and they're not as qualified. Look around uh-huh you go to coronet. Even you're being paid for a job and you're not even allowed to step foot on the set up. How does your incompetent how many people have gotten jobs as custodians and the courthouse or whatever because of just their the brother-in-law law or sister in law of some politician evade just and they think they're entitled to that were listen. You know you know me. I'm always looking into play that card. Will you know Johnny Wedges himself in there. some local politician came under the gun. I think it it was a couple years ago. He was running. I forgot who it was names on. It set my tongue but it was He was given jobs to friends and family. Emily goes. I can give jobs to my enemies. Like what are you talking about. Trump look at trump. He's he's. He's filling up the cabinet. All the the presidential jobs with family friends here children you you name it. Ivanka trump is negotiating with Chinese like the course. She's she's definitely qualified to do that absolutely jared mccutchen. I was actually on on set with ADP so so a camera guy who was on a a production where they were interviewing jared Kushner. Am I pronouncing his name. Right Jared Kushner yeah yeah and he said that this guy is so socially awkward. It's you can't even like interact with him. He's he's worse then. They're portrayed in the press. Yeah well just a little tidbit. People who come from that ill I there just to mean like not normal. People bull like what could I possibly talk to vodka trunk. WHO's the daughter Ivanka Yeah. What could I possibly speak with that. A woman about how about Fashion Matt how about twenty thousand dollar handbags yeah and I know you are a lover of the Gucci she the Chanel. I mean you talk about that. Her norm is so outside of my norm which I which is probably like ninety ninety percent of America like what can I pot. What are you talk to these people about like. What does she do like that. You would say like Oh. How's this going her house House Lake. There's no frame of reference to talk to these people. I could talk with them because I'm I speak their language defending pools handbag handbag right right but it just kills me when people always play that car white people play that card like you like firemen or cops we'll go. We'll you know he took the test and he didn't get high scores that you know the other white guys but he he got the job like man. You could throw a rock in most places and hit a bunch of white guys who got a job. They are not qualified for as I'm. I'm saying oh but that seems normal like that's just normal like. Oh my dad's the president of the union or my uncle's the four men are so of course. I'm getting like they don't see. There's nothing wrong with that but as soon as it extends outside of their little tribe oh well that's it's an injustice like seriously how much does affirmative action honestly affect the average American. I would probably say not much at all at all. I would say really you know I mean it's just I mean it's sort of like trying to like black lives. Matter and people like wall lives matter. I'm like I know I know they do but like black people have been subjected to systemic racism police brutality like you know what I mean like. It's hard to meet so obvious. I don't know how to explain it like yeah. It's it's it's a difficult. It's a difficult situation because I I agree with you. I think that you know stemming off of slavery slavery and and there has been systematic racism and discrimination across this country in the south. We make jokes about it but it's it's the same thing in the north. It's it's all it's all over the country and we all have to be cognizant of that. We all have to be aware of that. We have to set up systems mm spot once you try to legislate morality right you open up a can of worms. Let's do do you know what I mean like so and and also you don't want to you know constantly remind remind people that they're victims in that. They need help right so it's how do we set up systems where we help nope people to pull them out of poverty and empower them but not at the same time. You know you constantly tell someone victim. They're gonNA think think they're lesser than themselves when in fact they're not. Do you know what I'm sayin'. Well yeah but I would also say this. Movement was started by African Americans made. It wasn't started as a pity party by whites. I mean I would say like I don't think legislating morality really applies is in the sense like you go all the way back to the Rodney king beatings. I mean that you saw four to six white police officers beating a man who was clearly beat defenseless and we were told as as a society that was that was fine. They were let off no problem rob. The Guy was shot. I mean how many African Americans have been shot and killed and nothing really happens. It's like that's fine fine well. That's something I think that can be directly addressed and that that's what I mean. That's what we're talking about. Black lives matter like that doesn't happen to white people. That's not GonNa happen happened to me so no. There's it's the same ilk as you know. It's like when I when I I believe the house right I am. I'm not in feared being raped. I'm just not it's not in my I mean now. If I was in like Ah high-security prison I would be deathly afraid of being raped is the same thing for for with a woman like she can go out she could she could be raped. It's just not within my realm of experience. It's the same thing like when I'm driving and I get pulled over by a cop. The worst thing that's going to happen to me is I'm going to get a ticket as a white male. There's no way they're going to pull me out of the car and beat me and if they did I'd have might my freaking thima lawyers lawyers I would own that town literally own that police department would be a hundred and fifty million dollar lawsuit..
"bribery" Discussed on The Working Experience
"Sat Presentation Harry Charlotte Awesome Team Meeting at ten fifty five work makes the dream work moving and after the meeting we'll have a breakout session it is discussed was that welcome to another episode of the Workings Various podcasts Medicare -I and it's John Hope you're having having a wonderful work week matinee or a delve head deep into a wonderful topic Matt. Why don't you kick it off for everyone. Well well actress. Felicity Huffman was sentenced to fourteen years. No fourteen days in career college admissions gamble fourteen fourteen day. That's GonNa that's what I term. As some hard time there met Kav eighteen days. How many rocks is she going to be breaking. She's GonNa be out on the chain gang fourteen. They should put on you know what they should have done. Okay so just to recap. What is that. Is that fourteen days. In what type of is in a Country Club prison on. I think fourteen days in radio prison it would break her. They're not sending her anyplace or anything. It's going to happen. I mean like people with financial crimes. Tend to go to you know yeah kind of country country clubs a country club so just to recap a little bit actress. Felicity Huffman was one of the people along with what was that of the woman's name the full House Lady Yeah I know we talked about our no her name. She's married to some fashion designer anyway. They along with a bunch of if people wealthy people bribed college officials. SAT PEOPLE SAT officials so forth to get their kids into due to What was it Yale I think ucla was on this aisle into the American way cheating the system. Yeah didn't the soccer soccer coach at Yale is right loses job. He was yes. I believe it was the women's soccer coach at Yale They were photo shopping pictures of kids into like crew photo. I this is the most like pathetic really pathetic you know so they are bribing. These rich people bribing. You know people to get their kids into these schools so it's basically like you know entitlement upon entitlement like they already have all this money. Why do you have to take away a spot from a needy a kid. You know I teach high schools. Most people know and you know where I teach is probably middle class ish but there are kids there who definitely need financial financial assistance and when we talked about it. They were quite offended by this. I mean I made the point. Who are you going to hire for a job. Somebody who had to kind of fight their way through community college or somebody whose mom and dad paid you know a hundred grand for them to get in to a I mean. Some of these schools like seriously you had to bribe people for your kid to get in there. Your kid must be pretty stupid. I mean on yeah I mean a rich entitled. Kid would just not be first on the hiring this from me. Personally one of these parents or or to to parents paid some absurd amount of money. I'm talking like over half a million dollars for their kid to get into Ucla la or something like what are you nuts. I mean take admissions tests and the eight t like what are you yeah. I mean I think we've discussed this on the podcast like you could have. They could have hired like a bunch of you know academic tutors you could personal trainers you know to to get to a point. There must have been a conversation between the the spouses of such and then there'd be like you know what even if we spend all that money on all the trainers and tutors our kids too stupid stupid. We have to go with plan B. I mean what a just a terrible message to send to your child yeah. You're too dumb so we have to pay for you to get into college. I mean it's like I think some of these colleges. If you're able to just pay the full tuition full let you're kidding but even still I mean this this stuff is this stuff in my opinion has always existed and we all know about you know legacy. You see kids or you know. Mommy and daddy are rich. They make a big donation to the school and all of a sudden junior gets in which is completely any unfair but is pretty much has been regular practice for decades. Oh I would say centuries I mean like well so as someone pointed out this used to be done like you donate money for a library at least everybody at the school kind of benefit from that or a new dorm and and one idiot gets in right so you get the new library and then you know Jack Door. I shouldn't say as Tim Smith Son on WHO's a complete idiot gets into the school and everyone takes it on the Chin but you get a nice library. I knew a Guy Fordham who I would say. It was a complete idiot at you know who he is not going to name him and his parents Bazeley pay it for him to get into Ford and he's very wealthy and I I know exactly exactly who you're talking about idiot and it complete it complete idiot yeah and his parents were very wealthy and and you know obviously I think he had come later like he had been at some other school and he's an idiot. You know just a total. I'm sure he's still an idiot stirred. That's nothing none of that changes idiot kids and all that so Miss Huffman her the other woman. I don't remember whose daughter is. Some sort of obnoxious noxious instagram influence or one of these is it. I think it's the full House woman where I gotTa look this woman's name because I can't I keep calling the full House woman well. I mean the but the real question is is the outrage over the sentencing right that that she got fourteen days which is less than kind of like a slap on the rest. I think she oh no Laurie Laughlin. Was the other woman yeah. That's that's it okay so Laurie Laughlin pled guilty and all that stuff listening Huffman apparently shows to fight the charges and now she is going to jail you know they had to do with listen up in there to put her in a red jumpsuit and have her go to downtown. La Pick up garbage for fourteen days. No you know what this what I'm going to say like the point of them going to jail. It's just it's I. It's silly like what what the judge should have done is black okay. Felicity Huffman is if you haven't been isn't it yeah so fussy awesome okay for the next five years. You are working in inner city L. A.'s schools us as you know whatever she has to deal. Maybe you know one week. She's janitor. Maybe the next week she's helping students. It's out you know to whatever put like. Put her like to volunteer work not just going to jail for fourteen days such a waste okay while they don't learn anything. It does say here after he was. GonNa get some community service Russia one hundred fifty hours of community service. I mean and that's not in my hi opinion. That's not enough to be in five years. Pay A thirty thousand dollar fine like who does that find Goto designed city. It was just in Boston is just crap show to be forced by one hundred thousand dollars to a you know an after school program or something like that in the inner city but even that like like jail time and a fine. She does not gonNA learn her lesson. There's this sense of entitlement like I think. She still thinks that she she did the right thing for her child while she does say in a public. Let's statement. I can promise you that in the months and years to come. I will try to live a more honest life so there you go lesson learned John. I guess you're or at Barris now because she did learn a lesson she will try and live aboard shield try. You'll try this life. She probably won't but she'll I'll try anyway. You know I mean like somebody has to tell you. This is wrong. You have to learn that you have to try to live a more honest life. Life says before the sentence was handed down prosecutors dismiss Huffman's previous expressions of parental anxiety and concern saying welcome to parenthood. That's a good that's a pretty pithy statement welcomed in the other thing too. Is that like what they don't realize. They're all all of these. It's a fluent parents are already ahead of the game just by the mere fact that they can a send their kids to these schools in pay the tuition's be you know take all the prep courses and they're like kids that are in Sports club and travel teams. It's expensive like just to get your kid in that pool of talent to get admitted to the schools takes a lot of money. Don't you think that their kids already went to the best private schools schools and I would say I would say yes and they all the it's all ready unfair like it's already ready unfair even on the legitimate level. That's my point and I'm even speaking from experience. My son is going to a private high school. One of the top high schools in New York and in the country and it's you know the tuition is is five figures. I mean he's he definitely has and we live in one of the top school systems in the nation the public school system right and he's got a leg up on those kids right. Did you see him saying a levels to this but if someone looked at that I don't. I don't think they would say hey John. You know you're committing a crime by sending your kid here. I mean obviously there van he definitely happens bandages and I'm calling it out but I'm not you know. I don't think I well listen. My whole life is committing a crime. I mean raises the the frauds. My pills fraud lies cheating so I don't even know what leg to stand on at this point yeah and everybody wants to you know like standing on ceremony about things. I suppose some parents. Would I mean but we're kind of talking about this in school like I'm not Mr Technology. I get kinda tired of it but like me saying like no. You're not going to use technology technology and I it doesn't serve the students like the reality is what it is so I mean. It's like you know. I suppose. Some parents would say nope. WE'RE GONNA move to Brooklyn and and you're going to go to the public schools that tur well. My brother was talking about this. You know he lives in. DC and my three right now Albany the public school near them one percent of the kids managed to pass the state test in math all my God one per per cent and he's like see and then the Pr- so right what you were saying like the Progressive View is okay. You know I'm GonNa send my kid that public school but what per that would be a colossal mistake your like what wider purpose does that serve except again again to kind of stand on ceremony I you know there's a lot of I mean. There's always been poor people. There's going to be wealthy people. There's always going to be mega. Got Wealthy people who I mean you have. Some people like like sting apparently is leaving no money to his kids because you know he's like now. They just gotTa do themselves. Some people take that that route which I find kind of nasty and there are some people who you know just WanNa make sure their kids are. I think most parents want to give their kids the best that they possibly can but I think think with like sorry to cut you off but like with staying and Warren Buffett in the gates. I thank you have to if you leave your kids to munch which then things could go sideways. There's nothing worse you've basic in my opinion. You set them up for failure in life so there's there's a right amount to..
"bribery" Discussed on Gangland Wire
"You are listening to gangland wire hosted by former kansas city police intelligence unit detective jerry jenkins good evening. All you wear capris out there tonight. We're going to talk about a bribery attempt of a chicago police officer. I recently had somebody one of our fans. Wire-tappers out author asked me if i'd ever been offered a series bribe and i have to say you know kansas city. We didn't really have that tradition of bribery. By the time i came on in nineteen seventy-one now the nineteen fifties they did a up into the sixties and when we got clarence kelly was a former f._b._i. Agent as our chief of police he really rooted out a lot of the commanders inside liden him. They retired when they realized that <hes> <hes> there's. There's a new sheriff in town jail. We say so that that smaller time bribery <hes> did not exist in the bigger time bribery. I don't know we kelly's one that formed intelligence unit were worked at most of the time and so he started off with two incorruptible guys <hes> rake indian ian in jimmy doolan and like a lot of us we were they were country guys. They were from one of us from stockton. The other now jimmy dylan actually was from up by where i come from. I'm in northwest missouri from a rural area and and it was kind of like. I don't know we didn't really have that tradition. We didn't grow up with that. Tradition of people bill being able to bribe policemen so we didn't take bribes. There were some people at dan we we had our sheriff. Criminals are policemen who were criminals all along. They'd get caught every once in a while but mainly. We didn't have now chicago new york. <hes> is a little different story. There's a long tradition. It's institutional corruption corruption that in a lot of little ways they always took clean joey say clean money as opposed to dirty money never take money from narcotics dealers or <hes> somebody like like my guys if they got outside the the realm of what they were supposed to do like hand heart in chicago william had heart was a longtime police <music> officer sergeant captain went all the way up to commander ran a burglary ring and was really connected closely with the outfit but when a rural rural but a suburban policeman was killed by a couple of mob associated <hes> armed robbers two guys that worked with harry aleman and his crew crew why he made tournament and they had to tell where the body they'd buried displacements body and they had to tell where the body was buried so it kinda like work both th- ways guys who were a little too close with with the outfit <hes> who knows some people as like las vegas. Some people say they liked it when the mob ran it and it was safer nicer nice earners more customer service. I don't know <hes> but <hes> everybody everything is what it is and that's the way it was in kansas city <hes> in my experience but in chicago's a little different experience so i wanna talk about when when joya was coming up and how he got caught up in a bribery attempt by one honest policemen who worked for a sheriff richard ogilvie ogilvy was <hes> was a sheriff that took over he actually hired richard kane and had ended up finding fired him shortly after but they had cooked a cook county sheriff for period of time back in the sixties fifties and sixties i believe and and he was basically he was not corrupt utter. Then you know you got to be a politician you gotta you gotta do certain things to get along but taylor did not allow his guys to to take <hes> the smaller time briberies who who knows i mean he he got run for office again and they take money <hes> for their campaign contributions. I mean that that still goes on up to the day in which allows you access but i'm gonna tell you one story that i thought was kind of interesting interesting about this one honest policemen he was a he was <hes> vice unit officer. He might have been sergeant then really say.
"bribery" Discussed on Fresh Air
"And they ultimately didn't let him take that over. But we can now see knowing his criminal designs, and knowing how criminal scheme worked that his effort to do that. Once he was vicepresident, which again failed must have been an effort to get control of more contracts that he could then dole out in this kickbacks game that would earn him some cash. So once the Maryland federal prosecutors found out about talk of this bribery, and extortion scheme involving Agnew. They wanted to investigate and see what they can find they needed the green light from the. Newly appointed attorney general, Elliot Richardson. He was appointed in the spring of nineteen Seventy-three Richardson had already appointed a special prosecutor to investigate Watergate. So what was Richardson's reaction when he was told by his prosecutors that they wanted to investigate the vice president and bribery, and extortion Richardson was in an amazing situation here because he was not only the attorney general the third Nixon attorney general at that point the first two had resigned in Watergate adjacent scandals of their own. He's the third Nixon attorney general there is the special prosecutor's looking into Watergate, he's responsible for that to a certain extent as attorney general, but he's also become a sounding board for Nixon himself. Nixon is frequently personally calling Elliot Richardson at that point to complain about various elements of the Watergate investigation in the scandal surrounding him and that gives Richardson an insight into. The president's state of mind and how much this investigation is affecting him and distracting him and dominating his life as president and on top of that a totally unrelated scandal is brought to his desk from these Baltimore prosecutors who had not started off investigating Agnew. They had just started investigating. But what was known to be a public corruption problem in Maryland. They did not expect that it would take them to the door of the sitting vice president. But it did by the time they came to Richardson, they had a ton of evidence against the sitting vice president, and they were essentially bringing him something brand new and something potentially equally catastrophic for the White House to the Watergate scandal he was already dealing with. So Richardson is getting pressured by Agnew like don't do anything about this Richardson could have put a stop to this right there. But he didn't he could've and that's one of the really served dramatic scenes that plays out in this podcast. And that the prosecutors were counted for us as this July third nine thousand nine hundred. Three meeting where they're going to the Justice department to meet with Richardson for the first time, and they know that they've got the sort of bombshell on their hands. They understand Watergate is going on at the time. And and the consequences of this are are incredible going into that meeting as they recount, they don't know what Elliot Richardson is going to do as they're laying out all of this evidence that they've collected against the sitting vice president they're sort of looking at Elliot Richardson's face trying to sort of calculate what he's going to do in Richardson during this meeting has been called out of the room for phone calls from the White House about Watergate from Nixon from Alhag, and so it's incredible pressure. That Elliot Richardson is under at the time, which the prosecutors are aware of and it's not until at the end of that meeting that it becomes clear to the prosecutors, Elliot Richardson is not going to shut this investigation down. He understands the importance of it. And he basically gives them the green light to keep investigating and that they would keep the this investigation secret. Including from the White House until such time as they needed to to sort of move forward with a more formal part of the investigation..
"bribery" Discussed on Pod Save America
"Wouldn't say anyway download the cash you put in the code pod say five dollars five dollars goes to moms demand action thousands of dollars already have gone to this wonderful organization that's working to stop gun violence and look it's just an easy way to pay people back into get money you can even use it as a bank account you can use it as a checking account you could use it as a slush fund to pay off you know whatever mistresses you have kidding don't yet are you kidding this is the world use it however people in power use it don't live by don't live by the old rules anymore live by the new rules win by the new rules otherwise they'll be on the new rules we'll lose by the old rules are are you a russian oligarch close to putin wants to figure out how to pay the president's personal these meet sophisticated ordinary businessman coming to america to find out how your politics works the legal bribery legal bribery the one where you get l egg where i get advice from you and you pass off message yes this is what i want good old american legal bribery anyway the cash up on the pod today we have harry denton the whiz kid himself cnn analyst pollster extraordinaire polling analyst extraordinaire you haven't been on the show since it was keeping a sixteen hundred and back then you were five thirty eight we were keeping sixteen hundred now we're in different roles so welcome back harry wow thank you for having me back shalom to everybody and to be back on a podcast and such an esteemed one is this i feel like i'm walking home in for the first time since being off college for a first semester.
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"The dim merck kin who resides in maryland he was prosecuted in two thousand fifteen and his halfway through a fouryear sentence so the work that this guy did led to charges being filed an people go into prison for their conspiracy there their conspiracy in their bribery in in relationship to this effort gang and extremely important aspect of campbell's time line is that the obama fbi headed by robert muller won't knew of the bribery scheme while the transportation company bribery scheme with the transportation company before approving the uranium one deal which would have utilized t li for transporting the mining and ed transporting the mind uranium so not only did and we had a white house how i lay this out a us should be putting the pieces the other you'd have but if you're from azeri i feel like i need to kinda walk you through this um if you're from anywhere else you're probably fine so if you are kid lot laugh about that if what happened was this guy was an undercover agent came up with all of this debate dug up all this dirt on companies that were being bribed by the russians and to try and get contracts and to try and seal a sale of a u s uranium company to a russian company and we know that the russians were trying were worth funneling money to try and create an orchestrate this and make this thing happen we also know according to and what we know all that's true because we know that there were indictments on as we know campbell was telling the truth about that and then on the other side of that he said i am also aware that one of the ways that russia was going to get the us government to approve this deal was it they were funneling money to the clinton foundation in order to bribe the us government the executive obama administration to let this deal go through and obama approve the deal.
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"Pan am i i a federal bribery woo mm wta no and uh dan oh.
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"Tuesday from fifty two five percent it is is is it bribery if you talk about it before in a podcast yes it makes it was always bribery more bribery if you're given the money beforehand bribery if you give him afterwards the tip right if i see it's a it's a tip no but you've got him you've got to convince him to do it beforehand by giving him the money what if i promise a tip deaths bribery now you may as well given the money at that point why are you comfortable with bribery isn't that the main y why while then i had i finally i was trying to avoid that thing is such a show so i'm going to say quite law of this happens in romania like this a lot of this type of thing like two everybody's doing favors in given each other money for europe it does happen a lot especially in rome with the labor government but i don't want to be correct them so i feel like there should be another way for me to to to convince the the ups guide to why don't you give him some pizza i'll just be like all right lunches for you for a few weeks or so bribery delicious no money changing hands like in iraq bribery if you if it is bribery if you it if it's a slice of pete's no money it's no brash still bribery the ruutel so stringent on this like not fair it's what you're doing by going to the bakery and buying bread or a cupcake or whatever every time you pick up something it's the same.
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"Of this was leading up to the approval of the sale they didn't they they knew all the bribery was going on this company was corrupt they knew that this guy had they not only the reputation but the convictions of bribery and kickbacks yet the fbi knew this and they're saying it's impossible that the obama administration didn't know this but they let it go forward any way you knew why obviously they're kickbacks and bribery going on with the clinton foundation and hillary and this decision in august the 2015 the same guy this mccaren guy who's heading up the subsidiary he pled guilty to money laundering and conspiracy involving violations of the foreign corrupt practices act according to a department of justice press release by the end of 2015 four defendants were indicted in the years long investigation according to court records any and the justice department now you can't tell me that surely head of the fbi and you're looking at this and you're going okay we got all these folks involved this country the in this company that we have now convicted of what bribery and kickbacks and this committee is approving the sale of uranium one to the russians this same company their mother company and we know the hillary's on it and we know the bill is getting speech money and we know that there are also paying they've already pay millions of dollars to the clinton foundation you think we might want to look into that too but they don't apparently they don't even want to go there and this is the fbi headed up by the same guy who decided to months before you even interviewed hillary clinton and the key witnesses that it was not going to go after i'm just telling you folks oh but none ono don't forget about that forget everything i said the big story today is the conversation between trump and the widow of the fallen soldier pay no attention to the real news other folks we got we got the drama going on that's the real stuff you should be.