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Trump Fundraiser Reportedly Secured $1 Billion in Contracts From Saudi Arabia and UAE to Push Anti-Qatar Policies With Trump

4 monthes ago   |   By Slate

The Associated Press published a damning account Monday of the former top Trump fundraiser and RNC fundraising chair Elliott Broidy and his Lebanese-American business partner George Nader, who offered up access to the White House and Trump himself to the crown princes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in return for a billion dollars in consulting contracts. Both men have criminal record; Broidy, in 2009, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of rewarding official misconduct, a.k.a. bribing officials to win a New York state pension fund investment deal, and Nader was convicted of 10...
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Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals with Middle East princes called Jared Kushner a 'Clown Prince'

Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals with Middle East princes called Jared Kushner a 'Clown Prince'

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals with Middle East princes referred to Jared Kushner as the "Clown Prince" and mocked his role as a Middle East negotiator.
Elliot Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, pitched to Trump that UAE and Saudi crown princes could involve themselves in Jared Kushner's Middle East peace plans.
George Nader, Broidy's business partner, privately mocked Kushner's plans in leaked emails reviewed by the Associated Press, saying that "nobody would even waste cup of coffee" on Kushner if not for his marriage to...
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