The head of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee and other top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday asked federal regulators to investigate securities transactions made by Eastman Kodak and its executives around the time it learned it could receive a $765 million government loan. Representative Maxine Waters, who chairs the committee, and the other lawmakers said they had "serious concerns" about the transactions and asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate the circumstances surrounding the matter. Kodak shares surged more than 1,000% last week after the loan was announced, generating a windfall for executives, some of whom had received options one day earlier.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants a "clean network" free of "untrusted" apps like TikTok and WeChat.
At least four people who have been active in Republican politics are linked to Kanye West's attempt to get on the presidential ballot this year. The connection raises questions about the aims of the entertainer's effort and whether it is regarded within the GOP as a spoiler campaign that could aid President Donald Trump, even as those close to West have expressed concerns about his mental health as he enters the political arena.One operative, Mark Jacoby, is an executive at a company called Let the Voters Decide, which has been collecting signatures for the West campaign in three states. Jacoby was arrested on voter fraud charges in 2008 while he was doing work for the California...
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he may suspend the payroll tax himself as part of his administration's efforts to help the economy after the coronavirus shutdown, after the idea faced opposition in Congress in talks on the next relief bill. "Well I may do it myself," Trump
State lawmakers have approved a bill to automatically send mail-in ballots to voters.