President Donald Trump gave a detailed account of the U.S. drone strikes that killed Iran’s military leader. According to Reuters, he spoke about Qassem Soleimani’s death in a Republican fund-raising dinner. The event raised $10 million for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign and for the Republican National Committee. Trump explained how they counted the minutes and seconds until Soleimani was attacked and killed. The killing then prompted Iran to retaliate with missile strikes against U.S. forces in Iraw days later.
Ukraine gas executive says Giuliani associates boasted of US government ties
Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, boasted of US government ties during meeting with Andrew Favorov an Ukraine gas executive. CNN’s Drew Griffin reports. Last month Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, Giuliani’s associates, were indicted on campaign finance charges for allegedly using a shell company, Global Energy Producers, to disguise that they were behind a campaign donation made to America First Action, a pro-Trump super PAC. Parnas and Fruman have pleaded not guilty to the charges.