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Donald Trump’s Favorite Law Firm

Posted on March 17, 2017 in Uncategorized - 0 comments - 38

When prominent lawyers take top jobs at the White House or the U.S. Department of Justice, they often bring along several attorneys from their firms. With the Trump administration, one firm—Jones Day—is taking that to an extreme. “I don’t know of a precedent,” says Theodore Olson, a solicitor general in the George W. Bush administration and a partner in the Washington office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

So far, at least 14 Jones Day attorneys have joined the Trump team, although some are awaiting Senate confirmation. Donald McGahn II, the White House counsel and a former Jones Day partner, has hired at least six attorneys from the firm to work with him advising the president on ethics, executive orders, and judicial nominations. McGahn, a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission and the main bridge between Jones Day and the administration, has represented Trump since 2015, when the president was a long-shot candidate.

Read more from Bloomberg  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-16/donald-trump-s-favorite-law-firm

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Posted on May 11, 2015 in Uncategorized - 0 comments - 5

The earthquake on 25th April 2015 killed more than 8000 in Nepaland injured more than twice as many, Nepal’s Prime Minister, Sushil Koirala, has saidthat the number could reach 10,000. The rural death toll may have been lower than it could have been as villagers were outdoors working when the quake hit. Hundreds of people are still considered missing and more than 450,000 are displaced. It has been said that rebuilding the economy will need international effort over the next few years as it could easily exceed over USD$5 billion, or about 20 percent of Nepal’s gross domestic product.

Nepal needs all the support it can get…nepal

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