View Post

Trump Pick to Lead Lending Watchdog Has Deep Ties to Payday Lenders

In TYT Investigates, Uncategorized by TYT Investigates0 Comments

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney answers questions during a press briefing at the White House on March 16, 2017. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. By Jonathan Larsen Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s appointee to run the agency tasked with protecting consumers from predatory lending practices, has extensive ties to payday lenders, including $31,700 in donations to his 2016 …

View Post

Time Isn’t the Koch Brothers’ First Foray Into Journalism Business

In TYT Investigates, Uncategorized by TYT Investigates0 Comments

David Koch in New York City in October, 2015. Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images. By Naomi LaChance The conservative mega-donor Koch brothers backed Meredith Corporation’s bid to purchase Time Inc. for $2.8 billion. This is not the Koch brothers’ first time becoming involved in journalism, though. Koch Equity Development (KED), Koch Industries’ investment arm, has promised $650 million in the Time …

View Post

Al Franken Faces More Allegations

In Uncategorized by Chris Houck0 Comments

  A second women has come out to accuse Al Franken of sexual assault. Cenk Uygur, the host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. Join TYT: https://goo.gl/v8E64M “Another woman has come forward with an assault allegation against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). Lindsay Menz, 33, told CNN in a report …

View Post

Think Tank Cited by GOP on Taxes and Jobs Chaired by Eli Lilly Tax Exec

In TYT Investigates, Uncategorized by TYT Investigates0 Comments

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) introduces a Republican tax legislation proposal, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” on November 2, 2017. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images. By Jonathan Larsen The think tank whose report House Speaker Paul Ryan cited this weekend, saying that the GOP tax bill will create jobs, is chaired by the top executive on tax policy for …