Category Archives: Enumerati

Ivanka Trump Made $4 Million from D.C. Hotel Last Year

$4 million

“Ivanka Trump made $4 million from her investment in her father’s Washington hotel last year,” Bloomberg reports. “She also made at least $1 million from her line of branded apparel, jewelry and other merchandise, down from at least $5 million in the previous year. Trump, 37, announced in July that she was closing her fashion businesses amid controversies over her role in the White House and after some big-name department stores dropped the brand.”

Biden Has Big Lead in Nevada

36%

A new Monmouth poll in Nevada finds Joe Biden with a clear lead in the Democratic presidential race at 36%, followed by Elizabeth Warren at 19%, Bernie Sanders at 13%, Pete Buttigieg at 7%, and Kamala Harris at 6%.

Most Think a Sitting President Should Be Indictable

69%

A new Quinnipiac poll finds Americans think that a sitting president should be subject to criminal charges by a 69% to 24% margin. The poll finds a majority think President Trump committed crimes before he took office, 57% to 29%, but are divided 45% to 45% on whether he committed crimes while he has been in office.

22 Foreign Governments Have Paid Money to Trump

22

“Representatives of at least 22 foreign governments appear to have spent money at Trump Organization properties, an NBC News review has found, hinting at a significant foreign cash flow to the American president that critics say violates the U.S. Constitution. … The extent and amount of foreign spending at Trump’s hotels, golf clubs and restaurants is not known, because the Trump Organization is a private company and declines to disclose that information.”

Trump’s Net Worth Rises

$3 billion

“President Trump’s net worth rose to $3 billion, a 5% gain over the past year, thanks to a jump in the value of an office-building deal he once sued to prevent,” Bloomberg reports. “The increase in Trump’s wealth reverses two years of declines and brings his net worth back to 2016 levels.”

Democrats Maintain Lead for Congress

45.9% to 40.1%

The newly-updated FiveThirtyEight generic congressional ballot tracker shows Democrats leading Republicans, 45.9% to 40.1%.

Biden Leads Warren in Massachusetts

22%

A new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll in Massachusetts finds Joe Biden leading the Democratic presidential race with 22%, followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 10%, Pete Buttigieg at 8% and Sen. Bernie Sanders at 6%. Just over 40% of voters said they were still undecided.

Biden to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat’

76

Joe Biden plans to call out President Trump as an “existential threat” to the United States During an Iowa speech, according to prepared remarks shared with CBS News. Axios reports Biden references Trump at least 76 times in his speech.

Kushner’s Company Got $90 Million from Shadowy Offshore Firm

$90 million

“A real estate company part-owned by Jared Kushner has received $90m in foreign funding from an opaque offshore vehicle since he entered the White House as a senior adviser to his father-in-law Donald Trump,” the Guardian reports. “Investment has flowed from overseas to the company, Cadre, while Kushner works as an international envoy for the US… The money came through a vehicle run by Goldman Sachs in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven that guarantees corporate secrecy.”

Elaine Chao Directed $78 Million in Projects to Kentucky to Help Her Husband Get Re-Elected

$78 million

“The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million for favored projects as McConnell prepared to campaign for reelection,” Politico reports.