Author Archives: Dan Tan

Investors can get tax breaks for investing in opportunity zones: Treasury

The guidance comes just weeks before the midterm elections. The GOP has struggled to sell its tax law to voters as the party tries to hold onto its House majority. The proposed regulations clarify which only capital gains are eligible for preferred tax treatment. Investors who can participate include individuals, corporations, businesses, REITs, in addition to also estates in addition ...

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Man arrested for threatening to kill senators over Kavanaugh support

A completely new York man was arrested Friday morning for allegedly threatening to murder as well as assault two U.S. senators because of their support for the successful nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, federal authorties said. The man, 74-year-old Ronald DeRisi of Smithtown, Long Island, phoned in his expletive-laden threats to the offices within the home states ...

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GOP quiet on Trump praising Greg Gianforte for assaulting reporter

As Republicans bash Democrats by saying they use “mob” tactics ahead of the November midterms, President Donald Trump offered praise for GOP Rep. Greg Gianforte’s assault on a reporter in 2017. “Any guy that will can do a body slam, he’s my kind of — he’s my guy,” Trump said, pantomiming a wrestling move while a packed crowd cheered in ...

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Investor in addition to Trump friend Tom Barrack not going to Saudi conference

Billionaire investor in addition to one of President Donald Trump’s closest allies Tom Barrack will not be attending the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia, CNBC has learned. Barrack will no longer be attending as his speaking session was cancelled by the conference hosts after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pulled out of attending on Thursday, according to a source ...

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Trump ex-campaign boss Paul Manafort to be sentenced Feb. 8

Artist: Art Lien A courtroom sketch showing Paul Manafort dressed in a prison uniform as well as also sitting in a wheel chair in court in Alexandria, VA on Oct. 19th, 2018. A federal judge on Friday scheduled a Feb. 8 sentencing date for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who was convicted on eight counts of tax ...

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Arrests in killing of Jamal Khashoggi are ‘a Great first step’

President Donald Trump called Saudi Arabia’s announcement of arrests inside death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi a “Great first step.” Yet, he added in which considers what happened to the writer to be “unacceptable.” The president also said he might work with Congress on the matter, however in which he might prefer not to hurt U.S. companies along with ...

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