Tag: Peter Schweizer

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced he initiated a so-called Section 232 investigation on auto trade, which would provide the legal basis to impose tariffs if his department finds imports threaten US national security

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Confirms Investment in Tariff Exempt Company

A spokesperson for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed in a statement to Fox News host Steve Hilton that Ross invested in a shipping firm involved in importing steel from South Korea, which received an exemption to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. The conflict of interest was first exposed in a report by the Government Accountability Institute.

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Schweizer: Media and GOP Refuse to Investigate McConnell and Chao Family Ties to China

Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer, author of Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, joined SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Wednesday’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis, brother-in-law to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and his wife, Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, wave to supporters as they celebrate his re-election win over Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

Peter Schweizer: McConnell and Chao Must Address Their Financial Ties with ‘Rival Power’ China

Peter Schweizer, bestselling author of “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends” spoke with Breitbart News Tonight host Rebecca Mansour about the latest developments in the scandal involving Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s deep financial ties to the U.S. strategic rival China.

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Politico: Elaine Chao’s Interviews with Father Raise Ethical Flags

President Trump’s Depart of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao has come under ethical scrutiny for appearing with her shipping mogul father in numerous Chinese media interviews, including at least one that appears to have been conducted at the DOT and prominently features the DOT flag in the background. 

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: Elaine Chao (C) listens to her husband Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) during her confirmation hearing to be the next U.S. secretary of transportation before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 11, …

Exclusive – Peter Schweizer: Mitch McConnell’s Deep Financial Ties to China ‘Unprecedented’ in U.S. History

Peter Schweizer, author of the new best-selling book “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour on Monday’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss his research into the deep business ties between the Chinese communist government and the family of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s wife, President Trump’s Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, celebrates with his supporters at an election night party in Louisville, Ky.,Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. McConnell won a sixth term in Washington, with his eyes on the larger prize of GOP control of the …

REVEALED: Mitch McConnell’s In-Laws Bought 10 Massive Ships from the Chinese Government Since His Wife Elaine Chao Became Transportation Secretary

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) in-laws have ordered 10 massive cargo ships from the Chinese government since the senator’s wife Elaine Chao became Secretary of Transportation. The deep financial ties between the Chao family’s shipping business Foremost Group and the Chinese regime were first revealed in the #1 New York Times bestseller “Secret Empires.”

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Schweizer: McCabe Lied to Deny FBI’s ‘Stonewalling’ of ‘Clinton Cash’

Peter Schweizer, author of Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, told SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak during Thursday’s Breitbart News Tonight that the legal woes potentially awaiting Andrew McCabe began when the former deputy FBI director lied by characterizing the Bureau’s investigations of Hillary Clinton as executed in good faith.

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‘Masters of the Universe’ Panel: There Is No Way to Compete with Google and Facebook

At the “Masters of the Universe” event in Louisiana on Thursday night, panelists Ann Coulter, Peter Schweizer, and Dr. Robert Epstein said the giants of Silicon Valley occupy an economic, cultural, and perhaps legal position unique in the annals of American business, because it is simply not possible to compete effectively with Facebook, Twitter, or especially Google.

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‘Secret Empires’ to Debut at #1 on New York Times Best-Seller List

The investigative blockbuster book Secret Empires by Government Accountability Institute President and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer will debut at #1 on the New York Times combined print and e-book best-seller list, according to publishing industry sources.

FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden delivers the annual Harvard College Class Day address on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Just days after launching a new political action committee, former Biden will join Republican officials and donors at a …

2020: CNN Declares Joe Biden Dem. Frontrunner

CNN on Thursday declared former Vice President Joe Biden is the early 2020 frontrunner for the Democrats. Biden’s first presidential run was derailed by a plagiarism scandal, and the former vice president will face much more scrutiny after the publication of Breitbart News Editor-at-Large and Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer’s blockbuster new book, Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends.

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5 ‘Secret Empires’ Bombshell Revelations

Four-time New York Times bestselling investigative journalist Peter Schweizer has garnered a reputation for unearthing never-before-revealed facts about how political elites enrich themselves. Here are five China-related revelations Schweizer exposes in his new book “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends.”

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Schweizer: Obama Admin Regulations Helped His Friends

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large and author of “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends” Peter Schweizer discussed how regulations during the Obama administration helped

Family members gather for a road naming ceremony with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, centre, his son Hunter Biden, left, and his sister Valerie Biden Owens, right, joined by other family members during a ceremony to name a national road after his late son Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III, in …

Exclusive: Peter Schweizer Calls for ‘Corrupt Practices Act’ to End Foreign Government Buyoffs of U.S. Politicians Through Family, Friends

Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute, joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Monday to explain how politicians corruptly monetize political power as detailed in his latest book, Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, center, buys an ice-cream at a shop as he tours a Hutong alley with his granddaughter Finnegan Biden, right, and son Hunter Biden, left, in Beijing, China Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, Pool)

Exclusive: Peter Schweizer Reveals Joe Biden’s Son’s Massive Deal with Chinese Company ‘Trying to Steal’ America’s Nuclear Secrets

Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute and author of the new book Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight on Monday to detail the involvement of Hunter Biden, former Vice President Joe Biden’s second son, in a China-backed private equity firm’s investment in a Chinese atomic energy company indicted for “nuclear power conspiracy against the United States.”

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Exclusive–‘Smash and Grab’: Schweizer Explains How Obama Weaponized Regulations to Enrich His Buddies

Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute, joined Monday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss revelations in his latest book, Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, including how former President Barack Obama’s “smash and grab” strategy allowed friends to buy up various companies for “pennies on the dollar” following market devaluations resulting from the Obama administration’s regulatory policies. Some of the ill-gotten funds later found their way into the Obama Foundation.

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Watch: Schweizer Details Biden Family Deals with China

On Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel, author and Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer discussed his new book, “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends” and deals involving China and Joe Biden’s son,