When his skyscraper proved a disappointment, Donald Trump defaulted on his loans, sued his bank, got much of the debt forgiven — and largely avoided paying taxes on it.
Dennis DimickArt of the Deal: “When his skyscraper proved a disappointment, @realdonaldtrump defaulted on his loans, sued his bank, got much of the debt forgiven — and largely avoided paying taxes on it.” via @NYTimes #MAGA
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or Russia, marking out his disagreement with one of Donald Trump's attack lines in the U.S. presidential election.
Dennis DimickNoted: Trump’s BFF Putin sees “nothing criminal in Hunter Biden’s past business ties with Ukraine or Russia...” @Reuters
A federal health agency halted a public-service coronavirus advertising campaign funded by $250 million in taxpayer money after it offered a special vaccine deal to an unusual set of essential workers: Santa Claus performers.
As tenants stop paying and shrink their offices, commercial real estate is cratering.
Dennis Dimick“The longer the pandemic paralyzes hotels, retailers and office buildings, the more difficult it is for property owners to meet their mortgage payments — raising the specter of widespread downgrades, defaults and eventual foreclosures.” @politico