U.S. President Donald Trump pardon a Polish woman
Margaret Hunter is Polish - Małgorzata. She was born in Poland, and moved to the USA in the 1980s. She was active in Californian Polish diaspora organizations.
President Donald Trump has pardoned more people on Wednesday. This time it was, among others former campaign chief Paul Manafort, businessman Charles Kushner, and wife of former Republican Congressman Margaret Hunter.
Donald Trump in the last days of his presidency pardoned other people with whom he previously cooperated or who are his supporters. Among them is former campaign chief Paul Manafort, former Roger Stone adviser, businessman Charles Kushner.
Donald Trump pardoned his father-in-law Ivanka Trump
Charles Kushner is the father of Jared Kusher- son-in-law of Donald Trump. The court sentenced Charles Kushner to 2 years in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion and witness manipulation. His case was extremely complicated.
Monafort and Stone are people from Trump's entourage who were involved in Russiagate. The case concerns Russia's meddling in the 2016 election campaign. Earlier, Trump pardoned two other people involved in the scandal.
Trump pardoned a total of 26 people and softened, partially or completely, the sentences of 3 more. Among them is also a Polish woman - Margaret Hunter, wife of Congressman Duncan Hunter.
In 2019, he was convicted of embezzling election funds. He spent about 200 thousand. dol. from the election campaign on holidays in Italy, clothes, and meetings in hotels with a mistress. Margaret Hunter was accused of complicity because she knew about her husband's actions. She pleaded guilty and was sentenced to eight months of house arrest and three years of supervision by a probation officer.
Margaret Hunter is Polish - Małgorzata. She was born in Poland and moved to the USA in the 1980s. She was active in Californian Polish diaspora organizations.
Now he's really pissed off! Complete surprise in the US
Donald Trump calls on Congress to change the provisions of the aid package for the Americans. The outgoing president is threatening to otherwise veto the bill, which so far has had his full support. His appeal surprised MPs from both major parties.
Donald Trump called on Congress to change the bailout package for the Americans. The outgoing president was due to sign an aid package on Monday. Instead, he posted a video on Twitter calling the law "a disgrace and a waste".
It's called the covid relief act, and it has nothing to do with Covid, thunders Donald Trump.
Trump threatens a veto. The stake is $ 900 billion
The entire package is $ 900 billion. Roughly half of this amount is to be allocated to a one-time benefit of $ 600 for most Americans, but Donald Trump said the amount should be $ 2,000. dollars.
The bill provides for $ 85.5 million for aid to Cambodia, $ 134 million for Burma, $ 1.3 billion for Egypt and the Egyptian army that will buy almost exclusively Russian military equipment, $ 25 million for programs on democracy and gender equality in Pakistan, $ 505 million to Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama, says Trump.
The outgoing president was also outraged by other expenses. He asked why the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts was to receive $ 40 million since it is currently closed. Another waste for him is the billion dollars allocated to helping museums and art galleries in the capital.
I am asking Congress to ditch the waste immediately, get rid of unnecessary elements in this package, and send me the relevant bill. Otherwise, the next administration will have to prepare an aid package, Trump announced.
The threat of veto took Congressmen by surprise. Republicans and Democrats have been negotiating the provisions of the bills since July. federal extension of unemployment benefits, support for landlords and home, the prohibition of unexpected bills for medical services.
But it's not just Trump who has reservations about the package. Journalists and political commentators believe the bailout law includes "gifts" for lobbyists, such as $ 110 billion in tax breaks for sectors such as the alcohol industry.
Joe Biden says the package is just an "advance" and will put pressure on Congress for another bailout bill to be passed soon. Democrat Nancy Pelosi, who is usually a staunch opponent of Donald Trump, backed his call to increase the American bailout to $ 2,000. dollars - informs the BBC.