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Sat Mar 24, 2018, 05:27 AM

Major New Investigation into Trump Real Estate Deals in India Reveals Corruption, Lawsuits, Fraud

this is part of an interview Amy Goodman did. towards the end they mention some tweet trump did which was critical of pakistan and how it may be connected to wanting favorable business deals in india. but the larger piece is that the indians trump is doing business with are themselves very corrupt and the entire thing is just fucked up like everything else trump is involved in.


<A major new investigation has just been published into Trump’s business partnerships in India and the conflicts of interest these deals pose for the White House. The new cover story for The New Republic is titled “Political Corruption and the Art of the Deal.” In it, journalist Anjali Kamat notes the Trump Organization has entered into more deals in India than in any other foreign country. These deals, she writes, are worth an estimated $1.5 billion and produced royalties of up to $11 million between 2014 and 2017. During her year-long investigation, Kamat traced Trump’s India partners’ long history of facing lawsuits, police inquiries and government investigations that contain evidence of potential bribery, fraud, intimidation, illegal land acquisition, tax evasion and money laundering.

And then he’s at that fireside chat, in that last clip we saw, and at that chat, during that conversation at the business summit, he made a point of saying, “I’m here as a businessman. I’m here as a developer. I’m not here to do anything else.” But the question is—he is being advertised, on every Indian media station that he went on, without anybody opposing it, saying—as the president’s son. He’s being advertised as the sitting—as the son of a sitting U.S. president, and buyers are getting access to him. And the real question here is—he held events in every city he went to, with buyers, with investors. In some events, politicians were there, as well, though they claim they weren’t there in an official capacity. He’s meeting with all of these different people.

And all these people are coming to meet with him, and their names are not being disclosed. Indian regulations don’t necessarily allow you to know who has exactly put down deposits or bought apartments in these condos. They’re supposed to. There’s a new real estate regulatory authority that’s supposed to make things more transparent. But it might be years before we actually know who was in that room with Don Jr. and why they’re in that room. They might be in that room because they’re “starved for luxury.” Maybe people in India really want to buy Trump Tower apartments. There is a class of people who certainly do want to do that. India is one of the most unequal countries in the world, and there is an aspirational class of millionaires and billionaires that would want to buy Trump Tower apartments. But the point is, if there were people in that room who were trying to access Don Jr. because he’s the president’s son, we don’t know who they are.>


https://www.democracynow.org/2018/3/23/major_new_investigation_into_trump_real


also

One of the Trump Organization's India partners is accused of swindling investors out of $150 million

http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-organization-india-partner-investors-2018-3

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Sat Mar 24, 2018, 05:31 AM

1. But of course

Yet, it really is OK if you're a republican. They don't do honesty, ethics or any of that morality shit they mutter about.

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